What is LINC?
- LINC is an English language-training and settlement program funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (www.cic.gc.ca) that is offered at Keyano College
- LINC is designed to assist in the process of cultural, social, and economic understanding to help newcomers integrate more quickly and easily into Canadian society
- Keyano College currently offers part-time LINC instruction from Low Beginner to Upper Intermediate levels (CLB levels 0-6)
Who Can Take LINC?
- Permanent Residents, Convention Refugees, or Protected Persons (as defined in S.95 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act), 18 years or older.
How to Get Started?
Call 780-792-5706 or visit the Keyano College LINC Office to book an appointment for an English language assessment
- Classes are 12 hours a week and are offered in the mornings, afternoons, and evenings (Monday – Thursday)
- New students accepted into classes on the first Monday of every month
- Class sizes are limited
- Classes focus on the development of English speaking, reading, writing and listening skills
- Classes also include field trips, guest speakers and the sharing of cultures
- The LINC Program uses Portfolio-Based Language Assessment curriculum focused on settlement themes
- Themes include information about Canada in the following areas:
- Food and nutrition
- Consumer information
- Housing and neighbourhood issues
- Health care
- Recreation and entertainment
English at Keyano College Fort McMurray