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LLC Literacy Circles

Bow Valley College learners are welcome to join our free literacy circles to practice their speaking, listening and writing skills. Before joining an LLC Literacy Circle, please see library staff at the circulation desk with your student ID card.

The ESL Conversation and Writing Circles are held on the 2nd floor of the RGO Library & Learning Commons. See below or visit the blog here for more information.

For information on more services and resources available to Bow Valley College learners, visit our International Students page or see our ESL research guide. Instructors may request a classroom presentation from our Literacy Outreach Coordinator by filling out this form: Literacy Circles Presentation Request Form

ESL Conversation Circle

Writing Circle

LLC Circles Brochure

ESL Conversation Circle

The ESL Conversation Circle is a drop-in program where Bow Valley College ESL learners can practice speaking and listening to English in a relaxed and fun setting. With the help of a coach, learners discuss topics related to living in Canada such as work, play, community and culture.

The ESL Conversation Circle meets in Room N248 at the following times:

Wednesday: 11:00 am - noon & 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Thursday: 11:00 am - noon & 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Friday: 11:00 am - noon & 1:00 - 2:00 pm

For more information, please contact the LLC at (403) 410-1647, email Marion at LLC_Literacy_Circles@bowvalleycollege.ca, or visit the LLC Literacy Circles blog.

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Writing Circle

The Writing Circle is a drop-in program where Bow Valley College learners can practice their writing skills in a safe and friendly environment. Learners of all levels and backgrounds come together to write about various topics, learn to free-write and brainstorm, and improve the overall style, structure, and organization of their writing. Activities aim to build community at the college while helping learners gain confidence in grammar, vocabulary, and spelling.

Come to Room N252 during the following times:

Monday: 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am - noon
Thursday: 2:00 - 4:00 pm

For more information please contact the LLC at (403) 410-1647 or email LLC_Literacy_Circles@bowvalleycollege.ca.

*Students must arrive within the first half hour.

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