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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 Dec 14
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 08
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05
Icon of the event LSP: Starting a Business in Canada
Wed Feb 07, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join our guest speaker Sonja Johnson from ACCES Employment who will share information about researching and evaluating your business idea, creating a business plan, business registration & regulation in Canada, costs involved...

Icon of the event LSP: Assertiveness Training -- life skills for newcomers to Canada
Wed Jan 24, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Find out what assertiveness is and how it can help you in your personal and professional life. Learn to understand the differences between assertiveness, aggressiveness and passive behaviors and explore ways to communicate ef...

Icon of the event Wednesday 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:
Wed Jan 10
Wed Jan 17
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Icon of the event LSP: Tips for Public Speaking Success
Wed Jan 10, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Tips for Public Speaking Success Workshop will focus on overcoming the fear of speaking in front of a group, organizing and delivering a talk that engages the audience and techniques to boost self-confidence. The Workshop wil...

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 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Icon of the event Adult ESL Class: CLB Level 1-2
11:30 am - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

English as a second language classes address the needs of learners who want to learn, improve or perfect their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Systematic coverage of grammar structures is provided within a co...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 15
Mon Dec 18
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 11
Thu Jan 18
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
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 Jan 08
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05