DLC has earned an excellent reputation with many corporate clients. We help our diverse clients to develop their language and communication skills in order to make them more competitive in a global economy.
At DLC, we understand the competitive edge that language skills offer in the governmental arena. Our instructors work with government-based clients, in order for them to attain the levels of English and French required for advancement. We prepare government employees to meet the requirements for government official language tests (Levels A, B & C).
|Ability to converse||can sustain a simple question and answer exchange||can sustain an informal conversation on concrete topics||can participate effectively in discussions on a broad variety of topics|
|can produce new sentences (not simply repeat memorized material)||is able to paraphrase when lacking the exact vocabulary||can expand on topics with ease|
|Ease in using the language||delivery may be slow||speaks with some spontaneity||has a natural delivery|
|can form sentences with some hesitations||may hesitate when using more complex sentences||seldom hesitates except to look for ideas|
|Clarity of communication||has basic vocabulary for routine work-related topics||has concrete vocabulary for less routine work-related topics||has precise vocabulary to convey exact meaning|
|can talk about facts in the present||can situate facts and events in time (i.e., has good mastery of simple verb tenses)||can link sequences of facts and events in time (i.e., has solid mastery of more complex verb forms)|
|can link words to form simple sentences||can link sentences together into longer passages||can link sentences effectively to convey complex ideas|
|may ask for repetition or rephrasing of some questions||has few difficulties understanding the assessor||can readily and accurately interpret what the assessor says|
|can generally be understood if the listener pays close attention||can be understood by most people, but repetition may sometimes be required||can be easily understood; pronunciation does not interfere with communication|
To meet increasing demand for language training for workers in health care and at the, community development and social services, DLC offers medical language courses that you can take online or in person. These courses feature practical language exercises and scenarios, using healthcare vocabulary with emphasis on medical terminology.