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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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:
Thu Feb 23
Tue Feb 28
Thu Mar 02
Tue Mar 07
Thu Mar 09
Icon of the event Citizenship Preparation Program
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Learn about the Canadian government, history and geography through conversations and activities. This program is sponsored by the North York Community House and will run for 8 weeks....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 23
Icon of the event Citizenship Education Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Learn about Canada and becoming a citizen while improving your English reading and speaking skills. Discover Canada through history, geography, the economy and politics which will be helpful for writing the citizenship test! ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 23
Thu Mar 02
Icon of the event Adult English Classes: ESL CLB 2
10:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

English as a Second Language classes help you improve your English language skills and learn about Canadian culture. Programs are co-sponsored by the Toronto Catholic District School Board. Registration required, 416-222-8282...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 23
Tue Feb 28
Thu Mar 02
Tue Mar 07
Thu Mar 09
Icon of the event Meet a Settlement Counselor on 2nd and 4th Thursday
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Drop in or call: Karuna T. Wimalasuriya, Agincourt Community Services Association (Ph: 416-292-6912) provides settlement services to new immigrants on 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 2 pm to 4 pm.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 23
Thu Mar 09
Thu Mar 23
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 27
Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Winter Session
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Newcomers with beginner to intermediate level English are invited to learn basic English vocabulary for daily living and working, while improving their listening and conversation skills. In partnership with Immigration, Ref...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 23
Thu Mar 02
Thu Mar 23
Thu Mar 30
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Practice your conversation, reading and writing skills make new friends, and learn about the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 23
Tue Feb 28
Thu Mar 02
Tue Mar 07
Thu Mar 09
Icon of the event Settlement Services
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

New to Canada? Need Information on employment, housing, language learning, schools and other topics. Speak to the Settlement worker in this Branch. In Partnership with Culture Link Canada and the Toronto Public Library....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 23
Thu Mar 02
Thu Mar 09
Thu Mar 16
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

For newcomers who want to practice English and improve communication. Local volunteers sit together with newcomers for a 90 minute discussion on themes such as workplace culture, job searching and current events. You must b...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 23
Mon Feb 27
Thu Mar 02
Mon Mar 06
Thu Mar 09
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:
Thu Feb 23
Tue Feb 28
Wed Mar 01
Thu Mar 02
Tue Mar 07