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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 Sep 25
Fri Oct 30
Fri Nov 27
Icon of the event Free ESL Class (CLB 2-4 Basic English Proficiency)
Ongoing event running from Wed Jan 07, 2015 - Fri Jul 22, 2016
Cedarbrae

Summer break July 25 - September 8, 2015....

Icon of the event English Language Class
9:30 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Dawes Road

From the TDCSB. 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.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 03
Wed Nov 04
Thu Nov 05
Tue Nov 10
Wed Nov 11
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Test Prepartion
Tue Dec 15, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

A representative from the Toronto District School Board discusses the citizenship application process and answers your questions. This talk includes a half-hour session on preparing for the citizenship test. YOU MUST BRING YO...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

Practice your English, learn more about Toronto & Canada, make new friends in a relaxing environment and have fun! To register call Albert Campbell Library branch at (416) 396-8890.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 15
Tue Sep 22
Tue Sep 29
Tue Oct 06
Tue Oct 13
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 Sep 09
Wed Sep 16
Wed Sep 23
Wed Sep 30
Wed Oct 07
Icon of the event Newcomer Settlement Services
9:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albert Campbell

New to Canada? Need information on employment, housing, language learning, schools, or other topics? A Settlement Worker can help. Visit our branch or contact Ada Tao at 416-770-0312 or atao@cathcrosscultural.org


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 08
Tue Sep 15
Tue Sep 22
Tue Sep 29
Tue Oct 06
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Sessions
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Topics include: Rights and Responsibilities, Canadian History, Canadian Government/Politics, Canadian Symbols, Canada's Regions and Economy, Culture, Customs and Values. The last session will be held on Tues. Oct. 6th, 6-8pm...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 12
Sat Sep 19
Sat Sep 26
Sat Oct 03
Icon of the event English as a Second Language - All Levels
9:30 am - 11:30 am 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:
Tue Nov 03
Wed Nov 04
Fri Nov 06
Tue Nov 10
Wed Nov 11
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:
Thu Oct 15
Tue Oct 27
Thu Nov 19
Tue Nov 24
Tue Dec 08