Canadian Language Benchmarks

Understanding the Canadian Language Benchmarks

To learn more, visit the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks website.

CLB: ESL for ALL Support Kit

The CLB: ESL for ALL Support Kit supports instructors working with learners with literacy needs in CLB-referenced classrooms. It includes: Orientations to the CLB: ESL for ALL and the CLB: ESL for Adults documents Information and examples for planning literacy instruction, including needs assessment and goal-setting; module/unit planning and lesson planning; Information and examples on… Read more

An Orientation to ESL for ALL

The Alberta Government and the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB) have launched a new online self-study course, An Introduction to ESL for ALL. An Introduction to ESL for ALL is a 20-hour online, asynchronous training course based on Canadian Language Benchmarks: English as a Second Language for Adult Literacy Learners (ESL for ALL). This… Read more

ESL for ALL Self-study Course

The Alberta Government and the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB) announced the launch of the new online self-study course, An Introduction to ESL for ALL. An Introduction to ESL for ALL is a 20-hour online, asynchronous training course based on Canadian Language Benchmarks: English as a Second Language for Adult Literacy Learners (ESL for… Read more

Canadian Language Benchmarks: ESL for ALL

The Canadian Language Benchmarks: ESL for Adult Literacy Learners (ALL) is the newly-released update of the CLB 2000: ESL for Literacy Learners. The Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) framework is a descriptive scale of language ability in English as a Second Language (ESL), containing 12 benchmarks or reference points, from basic to advanced. Within the CLB… Read more