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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Newcomer Settlement Services
Ongoing event running from Wed Aug 09, 2017 - Thu Sep 26, 2019
Location: Cedarbrae

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Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Join Albion's ESL Reading Circle every Monday and practice your English by reading and conversing with others. Drop in only....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 09
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Icon of the event Citizenship Education Circle
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Join our weekly group for help with your Citizenship Test preparation. Improve your knowledge of reading and speaking English in a supportive environment. Learn about Canadian history and geography. You are welcome to brin...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 09
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
11:00 am - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomer families with settlement-related issues. This is a co-sponsored program with Catholic Cross Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 25
Icon of the event LSP: Canada My New Home - Discover Canada
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

This Library Settlement program run by the YMCA Newcomer Information Center invites all newcomers to share in the discovery of their new country and culture. Come and participate in discussions about Canada. In partnership wi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 09
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Icon of the event Tuesday Night English Conversation for Immigrants and Newcomers to Canada
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brentwood

Do you want to improve your English speaking skills in a lively and meaningful way? Come to the English Conversation sessions at Brentwood Library! Interact with our knowledgeable teachers and with adult learners at all level...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Icon of the event ESL Conversation Circles for Parents & Caregivers
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Practice your English conversation skills with other parents and caregivers in a relaxed environment and build a social network. Each session to focus on different topics and personal stories....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 24
Tue Nov 07
Tue Nov 21
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Practice your English conversation skills with others. Learn idioms and common expressions while making new friends and learning what the library has to offer....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Icon of the event LSP: Canada My New Home- Steps To English Fluency
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

This Library Settlement program run by the YMCA Newcomer Information Center invites all newcomers to share, in the form of discussions, different topics about Canadian life, culture and traditions. Come and join our conversat...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Thu Sep 28
Tue Oct 03
Thu Oct 05
Tue Oct 10
Icon of the event English Language Class
9:30 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Intermediate English classes will be offered three times a week Tuesday to Thursday for newcomers. There will be no daycare offered for this program. Contact branch for details. From the TDCSB.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Wed Sep 27
Thu Sep 28
Tue Oct 03
Wed Oct 04