Welcome to Forty Mile Community Adult Learning Programs
40Mile CALP offers English Language Learning Opportunities to adults, 18 years old and older, who live in the County of 40 Mile. This includes the areas of Bow Island, Foremost, Burdett, Etzikom, Winnifred, Whitla, and anywhere else in-between.
You may be a Newcomer to Canada, or you may have born in Canada.
We want to help you find the right Learning Opportunity, and we want to help you reach your learning goals.
Below, find the Learning Opportunity that might be what you need.
If you are just starting to read, write, and speak English, this Learning Opportunity is for you. The Facilitator also knows the Low-German Language, and the Spanish Language, so he can easily help you learn the Language of English.
If you already read, write, and speak some English, this may be the Learning Opportunity for you. The Facilitator also knows the Spanish Language, so she can help any adult, and also the Spanish-speaking adults, learn the English Language better.
Maybe you are an adult who didn't complete High School, and you need some extra help with the English Language, so that you can be a better employee or post-secondary student. If you already read, write, and speak English, this may be the Learning Opportunity for you. Right now, one Advanced English Learning Opportunity is belonging to a Book Club.
If you are someone who finds learning English to be very hard, because you learn things in a different way, this may be the Learning Opportunity for you. The Facilitator will help you learn to read, write, and speak English using different ways, that may be just right for the way you learn new things. (This is a face-to-face Learning Opportunity, which may not be possible with the COVID 19 restrictions).
Maybe you would like to learn about computers and how to use them. But your understanding of the English Language prevents you from taking an Adult Computer Course. This Learning Opportunity will help you to learn the English words that are about a computer, and also learn the English words for what you can do with a computer. You will also get to practice on a computer.
CELPIP Course (Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Preparation) You may be a newcomer to Canada, who wants to become a Permanent Resident or become a Canadian Citizen. This course will help you to improve your English skills of reading and understanding, to help you pass the CELPIP Test. We will either help you or get you help with this.
Citizenship Preparation Course
You may want to become a Canadian Citizen, and this Course will help prepare you to take your Citizenship Test. There are so many things to learn about Canada, and a booklet called Discover Canada will be used, so that you can learn the things you need to, in order to pass the test. We will either help you or get you help with this.
Driver's License Support
You may want to get your Class 5 Alberta's Learner's or Driver's License. You may find this hard, because you do not understand the English Language well enough. This Learning Opportunity will enable you to learn the hard words and what they mean, and this should help you to pass your test.
How Do YOU Do This?
Right now, if you have a cell phone, land-line phone, or computer you can learn using them. We plan to have a few computers later on, to let you use, if you do not have one.
We need to hear from you, so we know what you need to learn. We can help you with learning during the day or in the evening (Monday - Friday).
Forty Mile Community Adult Learning Programs works with many partners including:
- The County of Forty Mile No. 8
- Forty Mile Regional FCSS
- Forty Mile Community Resource Centre
- Public Health Unit
- Medicine Hat College
With support from these agencies, Forty Mile Community Adult Learning provides programming in the following areas:
- Adult Literacy
- ESL (English as a Second Language)
- Community Issues
- Employability Enhancement