Free English programs - LINC Youth Photography and Video Projects

Important information: Please note that as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the programs listed below are delivered in an online format.

 

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Are you 18 to 25 years old? Do you want to improve your English at Mohawk College?

Apply to LINC Youth program and learn English and media skills for free!

Apply Online

 

LINC Youth Media - Photography Project

LINC Youth Photography is a free program for newcomer youth ages 18-25 years old with English at level 2 to 4 (Canadian Language Benchmark assessment).

In the program you will learn English and other essential skills while developing photography projects. The program prepares you with the skills you need to move into the LINC Youth - Video Project program or other higher level LINC classes that lead into post-secondary admission at Mohawk College. 

 

What are you going to learn?

  • You are going to improve your listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in English.
  • You are going to learn how to take good photos and use them to tell a story.
  • You are going to create a digital portfolio of your work.
  • You are going to have access to counselling to assist with learning and career planning.

LINC Youth Media - Video Project

LINC Youth Video is a free program for newcomer youth ages 18-25 years old with English at level 4 to 6 (Canadian Language Benchmark assessment).

The program will help you to improve your  English and other essential skills for post-secondary education and the workplace. LINC Youth Video leads to higher level LINC classes that meet the English requirement for post-secondary admission at Mohawk College.

 

What are you going to learn?

  • You are going to improve your listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in English.
  • You are going to develop online skills for today's changing academic and workplace environment.
  • You are going to learn to create short video projects.
  • You are going to have access to counselling to assist with learning and career planning.

 

Join us for an information session and learn how our programs can help you to achieve your goals!

  • Tuesday, March 16, from 12:30-1:30 pm
  • Wednesday, March 17, from 3:00-4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 18, from 9:30-10:30 am

Technology required

During this time of COVID-19 all our programs and courses are delivered in an online format. This means that you will be managing technology. You will need to have access to:

  • A high-speed internet connection.
  • A computer or laptop with a camera, microphone, and sound.
  • A comfortable place where you can interact with your classmates and teachers. This will help you to learn better and faster!

Student eligibility

  • Permanent residents of Canada or protected persons (with Notice of Decision) ages 18 to 25 years old.
  • With valid proof of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) assessment.
    • Obtain your proof of Canadian Language Benchmark assessment at: YMCA Immigrant Services, 25 Main Street West, 905-526-8452, or 211 Centennial Parkway North, 905-662-9400. Or visit YMCA's page

What questions do you have?

Contact us: learnenglish [at] mohawkcollege.ca (subject: Question%20about%20LINC%20Youth%20program)
Call: 905-575-2421

Apply Online


Watch some of the work of the LINC for Youth Video Project students here. Students in each session produce a documentary about an issue that affects their lives as young newcomers. These are the documentaries:

Fitting In - How Newcomer Youth Feel

Cultural Collage - Encountering the World in our Classroom

In a Hurry

Newcomer youth catching up on education. (2014)

Transitional Youth Between Worlds

(March 2013) The challenges faced by immigrants fitting into a new culture and country.

Walk a Mile in My Shoes

Challenges stereotyping and popular myths about immigrants, especially young immigrants.(April 2012)

After the Storm

Newcomer Youth Surviving Trauma tells the stories of young refugees who escaped from situations of violent conflict in their home countries, how that trauma has affected them, and how they are moving on in their lives. (March 2010)

View After the Storm video (opens new window)


 

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