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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event TOEFL Preparation Class
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

This class helps you prepare for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for university admission. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Toronto to join. Bring YMCA assessment and referral, identificat...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 14
Tue May 26
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:
Tue Apr 07
Mon Apr 13
Mon Apr 20
Mon Apr 27
Mon May 04
Icon of the event English Conversation Group For Newcomers Age 55 or Above (no class on Mar 16)
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 15, 2014 - Mon Dec 14, 2015
Cedarbrae

If you are a newcomer age 55 or above and interested in improving your English Conversation skills, come and join us on Mondays 2:30 - 3:30pm. Please bring your permanent resident card or convention refugee papers to register...

Icon of the event ESL Beginner Class
9:00 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Learn to speak English in these classes. You will learn English conversation, grammar and writing. You will learn about Canadian culture. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Toronto to join. Bring YMCA asse...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 06
Tue Jul 07
Wed Jul 08
Thu Jul 09
Fri Jul 10
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Test Preparation
Tue May 26, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

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 Canada study guide. You must bring your Permanent Resident card....

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 Apr 02
Thu Apr 09
Thu Apr 16
Thu Apr 23
Thu Apr 30
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 Jul 08
Wed Jul 15
Wed Jul 22
Icon of the event Newcomer Settlement Services
Ongoing event running from Fri Aug 09, 2013 - Tue Jun 30, 2015
Cedarbrae

Drop in or call:...

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. To register call Hashem Rahin at 416-588-6288 X220...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 25
Mon Jun 01
Mon Jun 08
Mon Jun 15
Mon Jun 22
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 Apr 01
Wed Apr 08
Wed Apr 15
Wed Apr 22
Wed Apr 29