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EAL Workshops - NDC

Automotive Technician, Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic, Outdoor Power Equipment Technician

Group 1 (May 2019 entry date): Thursday, 1:00-2:00pm, September 12 – December 17
Location: NDC, Rm A-404

Group 2 (September 2019 entry date): Thursday, 3:00-4:00pm, September 26 – December 19
Location: NDC, M-Building, Rm M-227

Group 3 (September 2019 entry date): Friday, 3:00-4:00pm, September 27 – December 20
Location: NDC, M-Building, Rm M-221

Facilitator: Stephen Sawchyn

Support in:

  • Developing listening, speaking and reading skills for work in program and work experience including listening to and giving instructions, oral summaries, reading technical material, building program vocabulary and pronunciation


Civil Engineering Technology

Mondays from 12:00-2:00

Location: Room A411 NDC

Facilitator and EALS Contact: Lisa Vogt

  • Workshop for international students in Civil Engineering Technology. Other EAL students in the program can join, please contact facilitator first (students in different sections have different courses and instructors, leading to different assignments).


Electrical Engineering Technology (all EET streams)

Wednesdays, 11:00-12:30

September 11 – December 4


Location: Room A211 NDC

Facilitator: Sharon Erazo

EALS Contact: Carleigh Friesen

Support in:

  • Developing skills to complete tasks related to Co-op and employment such as Co-op Work reports, resumes, cover letters, and interview skills. (Target Group: Terms 4-7)


International Business

Tuesdays (Section 1), 9:00 – 12:00

Wednesdays (Section 2), 9:00 – 12:00

November 4 - December 4

Location: NDC Room TBA

Facilitator: Rebecca Hiebert                        

EALS Contact: Carleigh Friesen

Support in:

  • Developing language skills necessary for success in program and coop placement, including:
    • Professional writing skills
    • Delivering presentations and debates
    • Writing reports
    • Employment-related tasks


Nursing (Drop-in)

Fridays, 12:00-1:30pm

September 13 – December 20

Location: NDC Room TBA

Facilitator: Stephen Sawchyn

Support in:

  • Developing clear spoken communication skills for the clinical setting.


Technology Management

Tuesdays, 2-4pm

September 9 – December 3

Location: Room J114 NDC

Facilitator: Rebecca Hiebert

EALS Contact: Kaleigh Quinn (

Support in:

  • Developing the language and academic skills needed for success with program assignments, and in the workplace.


Early Childhood Education

Student Success Workshops:

Wednesdays, 9-12pm

  • September 11th, 18th
  • October 2nd, 9th, 16th
  • November 6th, 13th

Support in:

  • Developing the student habits, and writing skills needed for success with ECE assignments.

EAL Drop-In Writing Support:

Wednesdays, 12 – 1pm

  • September 11th, 18th
  • October 2nd, 9th, 16th
  • November 6th, 13th


  • Bring your writing questions and assignments into these drop-in sessions for focused support.

EAL Workshops:

Wednesdays, 10am – 12pm

  • October 23rd and 30th

Support in:

  • Developing the speaking skills needed for success in your practicum placements.

Location: Room A309 NDC

Facilitators: Kaleigh Quinn and Claire Thomas

EALS Contact: Kaleigh Quinn

Additional EAL Workshops

Occasional EAL workshops are offered at each campus during every semester. Look for the workshop posters posted on bulletin boards across campus, or check this web page.