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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 Jan 07
Wed Jan 14
Wed Jan 21
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 Jan 06
Wed Jan 07
Thu Jan 08
Tue Jan 13
Wed Jan 14
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 Jan 06
Thu Jan 08
Tue Jan 13
Thu Jan 15
Tue Jan 20
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 11
Wed Nov 12
Thu Nov 13
Tue Nov 18
Wed Nov 19
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 Nov 04
Thu Nov 06
Tue Nov 11
Thu Nov 13
Tue Nov 18
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 04
Wed Nov 05
Fri Nov 07
Tue Nov 11
Wed Nov 12
Icon of the event Information for Newcomers: COSTI
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Are you a newcomer to Canada? COSTI provides assistance in settling into your new community; including information on employment, education, health resources and housing....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 31
Fri Nov 28
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Test  Preparation
Wed Oct 22, 2014 | 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 Citizenship  Mentoring Circle - Summer/Fall Session
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Citizenship Education Circle (funded through Citizenship and Immigration Canada) is a 10-session mentoring program for newcomers which covers all topics of the book "Discovering Canada"....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 06
Mon Oct 20
Mon Oct 27
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Albion

Meet with other newcomers weely for an hour to discuss a variety of topics with the help of an experienced group facilitator. Develop your conversational skills, make new contacts, and learn about the library's resources and ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 06
Mon Oct 13
Mon Oct 20
Mon Oct 27
Mon Nov 03