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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Tips and Secrets Smart Canadians Know
Tue Jan 30, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

This program is aimed at newcomers to Canada. Learn about the basics of banking, credit and taxes. Taught by the Chartered Professional Accounts of Canada (CPA)....

Icon of the event CultureLink Mentorship Program Drop-In
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Learn how the mentorship program can support you in practicing English, learning about citizenship, job search, social and professional network and outdoors activities....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 18
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 15
Thu Mar 01
Thu Mar 15
Icon of the event Russian Music and Poetry Nights
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us in the beautiful Barbara Frum Library for our monthly Russian Poetry and Music Salons, hosted by local poets and musicians....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 20
Icon of the event Improve Your English & Discover Canada
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Enjoy activities, quizzes, group conversation and more....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 23
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Practice your English conversation skills with others. Learn idioms and common expressions while making new friends and learning what the library has to offer. Light refreshments will be provided!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 23
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Practice your English conversation skills at Bloor/Gladstone branch! Interact with knowledgeable mentors, share experiences, make friends, and learn to speak English with confidence. For Permanent Residents and Convention Ref...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 22
Wed Nov 29
Wed Dec 06
Wed Dec 13
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

For newcomers who want to practice English and improve communication. Local volunteers sit together with newcomers for a 90 minute discussion on themes such as workplace culture, job searching and current events. You must b...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 20
Thu Nov 23
Mon Nov 27
Thu Nov 30
Mon Dec 04