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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Bright Day-Free Beginner English Classes
Ongoing event running from Tue Jan 14, 2014 - Tue Dec 16, 2014
Black Creek

A drop-in program teaching basic English to newcomers....

Icon of the event Discover Canada Citizenship Mentoring Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Review and discover the "Discover Canada" study guide with trained volunteers in a group setting. Sessions are consecutive in nature. Provided by CultureLink....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 19
Mon Jan 26
Mon Feb 02
Mon Feb 09
Mon Feb 23
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Test Preparation
Tue Feb 10, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Are you working towards becoming a Canadian citizen? Join us as a representative from Toronto District School Board discusses what it means to be a citizen, what to expect from the test, and how to prepare using the Discover ...

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
9:00 am - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

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:
Thu Jan 08
Thu Jan 15
Thu Jan 22
Thu Jan 29
Thu Feb 05
Icon of the event Knitters' Drop-In
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Cedarbrae

A great place to share your interest in yarn. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, drop in and spend some time with fellow crafters. It's also a great way to practice your English conversation skills. Please bring your own yar...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 24
Mon Dec 01
Mon Dec 08
Mon Dec 15
Mon Dec 22
Icon of the event Meet a Settlement Worker on Thursdays
Ongoing event running from Thu Jun 05, 2014 - Thu Dec 18, 2014
Cedarbrae

Karuna T. Wimalasuriya, Agincourt Community Services Association (Ph: 416-292-6912 Ext 324)is providing settlement services to newcomers on Thursdays from 2 to 4 pm. There will be no services in July/August and first two week...

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Classes
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Permanent Residents will learn how to prepare for the Citizenship Test by learning about: Canadian history, geography and the government system, rights and responsibilities of Citizens, Canadian symbols and language ability r...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 29
Sat Dec 06
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends, and learn about the library. You must be at least 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or Convention Refugee status to join. This program is co-sponsored by North York...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 26
Wed Dec 03
Wed Dec 10
Wed Dec 17
Icon of the event Senior's English Conversation Drop-In
9:15 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Older adults are invited to drop in and learn basic English skills. This program is co-sponsored with Catholic Cross-Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 05
Thu Feb 12
Thu Feb 19
Thu Feb 26
Thu Mar 05
Icon of the event New to Canada? Speak to a COSTI  Representative!
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

COSTI Immigrant Services is a community-based multicultural agency which has been serving all immigrant communities and new Canadians for many years. At the library sessions, a COSTI representative will answer your questions ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 30