We believe that learning the language is the first step towards understanding and participating in life in Saskatoon and in Canada. At the Saskatoon Open Door Society, we follow the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLBs) and we teach newcomers how to communicate in English through the four language skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing.
If you are interested in registering for any of our classes, please phone us.
We offer Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada, also known as the LINC Program.
We have part-time classes for adult newcomers wanting to learn English:
At 3 locations:
To register for classes:
We hold Conversation Circles at different times and places around Saskatoon to provide newcomers with a chance to practise their growing language skills. Sessions are free and informal, and no registration is required.Sometimes there are special Conversation Circles with more specific goals; for example, our Discover Canada circle teaches about citizenship.
Provides employment-related English training to improve workplace communication skills.
These offer language instruction classes in the morning and fun-filled activities in the afternoon for refugee, newcomer and immigrant children ages 9-11 with low language benchmarks. Language camps allow campers to learn new skills and enhance their language competency in a safe and nurturing environment.