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English as a Second Language (ESL)

The language spoken in most workplaces in Wood Buffalo is English. There are many programs in Wood Buffalo and across Alberta for people who want to learn English. Some services are free, while some have to be paid for by the student. Spaces in free or funded programs are limited, and there is often a waiting list. Investing in English language training is important for those who want to work in the region, and for adapting well in the community.

Funding for ESL Programs

There are some funding options to help newcomers take English language training.

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