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Working with employers and employees to build an agile, productive and informed workplace


English at Work provides onsite job-specific English language training as well as cultural and essential skills to succeed and advance in the workplace. 


English at Work operates in a variety of sectors, including manufacturing, healthcare, childcare, IT, banking, education and the public sector.


English at Work is coordinated and delivered by Enhanced English Skills for Employment.

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The English at Work  program is provided by Enhanced English Skills for Employment (EESE).

EESE  serves newcomers who wish to improve their Canadian English language skills and knowledge of Canadian workplace culture. EESE offers skill-specific courses: listening, speaking, reading, writing, pronunciation, and presentation skills, which are developed in response to student needs and lead to streamlined integration and success in the workplace.

Students Typing at Their Computer

"In a relatively short amount of time, the learners made progress in some of their most frequent communication situations (asking for help, reporting a problem, giving/receiving instructions."
(Healthcare sector)

“The English at Work program helped the employees to gain confidence when speaking with other employees, and it encouraged them to use English as the language of communication among themselves. It opened the pathways of communication between coworkers and supervisors alike."
(Manufacturing sector)

Leather workshop
Packaging Factory

"The participants started to speak in English more often when communicating in the workplace and were able to communicate with coworkers and supervisors using the terminology of the workplace."
(Manufacturing sector)

Do you know what a foreign accent is?
It’s a sign of bravery.

Amy Chua

Carpenter at Work
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