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Toronto Catholic District School Board

​Resource Centre

Below you will find a link to our list of ESL and FSL resources:


ESL and FSL Resources.pdfESL and FSL Resources


The following resources have been developed by TCDSB-Adult Education Program:


PBLA Support Materials 



Sample letter to learners to accompany the Language Companion (1p) 


 For the About Me Section 


Tipsheet (8pp)

Appendix A Sample Tools, CLB 0-2 (22pp)

Appendix B Sample Tools, CLB 3-8 (29pp)


 For Learner Self Reflection and Peer Feedback


Tipsheet and Sample Tools, CLB 1-8 (75pp)


 For Instructor-administered Assessment




• TCDSB Adult ESL Program Planners (2006-Present): CLB 5-7;CLB 2-3; CLB 1-3 
• TCDSB Adult ESL Curriculum Guidelines, (CLB LITERACY-CLB 10), 2003 edition 
• TCDSB Citizenship Curriculum Guide 
• ESL Literacy and Numeracy Resources: Learning to Tell Time, Learning to Count Money 
• Beyond The Textbook – Online and Hardcopy Classroom Resources for ESL Classes CLB Level 5+

The following resources have been funded by the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks:

Online Learning Module for instructors new to Canadian Language Benchmarks – developed for the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks, 2006


The following resources have been developed in partnership with Skills for Change:
• STIC Occupational Terminology Workshops: ESL/Occupational Terminology Workshops for Foreign Trained Engineers, Accountants, Health Care Professionals and Auto Mechanics. 
• Roma Construction Curriculum: An 8-week ESL/Construction Trade curriculum for Roma from the Czech Republic.


The following resources have been funded by Citizenship & Immigration Canada (Ontario Region):


PD Partner Implementation Guide

Moving Professional Learning to Classroom Practice--An Instructor Handbook

• Financial Literacy Resource 1 and 2. 2010  LINC(CLB 5-8), 2008 

• Citizenship Resource (CLB 1-8). 2010 

• LINC 1-5 Curriculum Guidelines, (CLB 1-7), 2007 – hardcopy and on-line 

• CALL – A Software Guide for the LINC Classroom, 2000, hardcopy and online 

• LINC Literacy Employment Resource, 2000  5-7 Classroom Activities, Volume

• LINC 5-7 Curriculum Guidelines

• LINC 4 & 5 Curriculum Guidelines (CLB 4-6) with CALL Components, 1999


Research project funded by NALD - Feb 28, 2006

This research project, conducted between December 2004 and January 2006, explored what constitutes progress in community-based literacy programs from the perspective of adult Literacy learners. To download please click here.
Resource Centre

ESL, Literacy and Citizenship resources are available in the Resource Centre at 80 Sheppard Avenue East.
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