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Icon of the event Citizenship Test Preparation Class
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Need help preparing and studying for the Canadian Citizenship Test? Complete the free citizenship test preparation program in...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 18
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
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....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 18
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 15
Thu Mar 01
Thu Mar 15
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 Jan 18
Mon Jan 22
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle (ECC) - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
9:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends and learn about the library. You must be 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or refugee status to join....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
Icon of the event Friday Afternoon English Conversation Circle
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us in our Periodical Lounge to practice and improve your English conversation skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends and learning what the library has to offer. No registration required. All are welco...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
Icon of the event Saturday Afternoon English Conversation for Immigrants and Newcomers to Canada
2:00 pm - 4:00 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:
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 17
Icon of the event Saturday Morning English Conversation for Immigrants and Newcomers to Canada
11:00 am - 1:00 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:
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 17
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Spadina Road

New to Canada? Come join this free program! Practice and improve your English conversation skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends and learning what the library has to offer! This program also takes place o...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 17
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 Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05
Mon Feb 12
Mon Feb 19
Icon of the event Newcomer Seniors Computer Literacy
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

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Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05
Mon Feb 12
Mon Feb 26