Listed below is a glossary of the terms present in the Online Self-Assessment. Click on the selected word to get its definition
a place where newcomers can
have their English assessed
Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks is the office that is responsible for research and development of
the Canadian Language Benchmarks.
The Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN) assesses,
within a nursing context, the communication skills of internationally-educated nurses whose native language is not English. It assesses speaking, listening, writing and reading and reports scores
in terms of the CLB.
Canadian Language Benchmarks are standards used in Canada to measure ability in using English as a second
English as a Second Language
Language Instruction for Newcomers to