CELBANPrep in Quebec ~ We are moving to Alberta

Hi, Kim,
Glad to receive the letter from you.
Let me introduce myself. I came originally from China about twenty years ago with my parents. We landed in Montreal, Quebec. I have never lived anywhere else since I came to Canada. I received my nursing degree in French here in Quebec. Then I started to work in a bilingual hospital as a registered nurse right after graduation. Currently, I’m still working in the same hospital and accumulated 9 years of experience as RN. My English skill was at a beginner level when I started to work and was improved over time through my work. However, I was never tested for my English skill. Recently, my husband got an opportunity to work in Alberta and I plan to move there with him. In order to be a registered nurse in Alberta, I need to pass an English proficiency test. This is actually the first time I heard about CELBAN. I want to be well prepared before writing this exam. I think my main weaknesses are writing and speaking, I wish that I will be able to pass the exam under your guidance.
Y

MC900436808Dear Y,

Bon jour. Comment ca va?
I am happy to get your letter. I was born in Quebec, in Montreal actually. It has been a while, but I do miss it: especially Mt Royal!
I appreciate learning a bit about your history, and how you enjoy Alberta. It is a beautiful province, and there are communities of francophones. There are also  many bilingual schools, should you want to have your children continue with their French (if you have children). In Alberta having French is often an asset, especially in government positions.
My roommate took romance languages for her undergraduate degree and got a job immediately, because of her French. Another friend was able to skip the years of substitute teaching and landed a full time contract and her won classroom after graduating, because of her French. Mind you, there will be difficult times as Alberta adapts to immigration.
I am glad that you already subscribed to the CELBANPrep Course Bundle, and look forward to assisting you in preparing for the exam. Preparing before you arrive, is very wise. You will save a great deal of time, and have less stress as a result.
Looking forward to your first writing assignment!
Sincerely,
Kim

One response to “CELBANPrep in Quebec ~ We are moving to Alberta

  1. Pingback: I want to take celban … and taking care for my two kids … i can’t go outside [to take a class] | Dear Kim

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