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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event LSP: French Conversation Circle
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Experience the joy of learning to speak French in a relaxing & friendly environment....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 14
Wed Feb 21
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 07
Wed Mar 14
Icon of the event Peer Nutrition Program
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Learn new ways to prepare healthy snacks for kids aged 0-6 years. How to read food labels. Network with your neighbours and learn from their experience. Receive certificate of participation in the program. In partnership ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 27
Mon Dec 04
Icon of the event LSP: Assertiveness Training -- life skills for newcomers to Canada
Wed Jan 24, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Find out what assertiveness is and how it can help you in your personal and professional life. Learn to understand the differences between assertiveness, aggressiveness and passive behaviors and explore ways to communicate ef...

Icon of the event LSP: Removing the
Wed Mar 21, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Human rights Code in an Ontario law that gives everyone equal rights and opportunities for jobs. Some employers ask people applying for jobs if they have ?Canadian Experience?. That can make it much harder for the people...

Icon of the event LSP: Tips for Public Speaking Success
Wed Jan 10, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Tips for Public Speaking Success Workshop will focus on overcoming the fear of speaking in front of a group, organizing and delivering a talk that engages the audience and techniques to boost self-confidence. The Workshop wil...

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free 10 week program at Toronto Reference Library. For landed immigrants and convention refugees, 19 years and older with LINC Level 4 and higher. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. Informal discussion...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Fall Session
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Newcomers with beginner to intermediate level English are invited to learn basic English vocabulary for daily living and working, while improving their listening and conversation skills....


Upcoming Dates:
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 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Icon of the event LSP: English Conversation Circle
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Join us to practise speaking English in a comfortable & friendly environment....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 12
Tue Dec 19
Tue Jan 02
Tue Jan 09
Tue Jan 16
Icon of the event LSP: French Conversation Circle
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Experience the joy of learning to speak French in a relaxing & friendly environment....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 29
Wed Dec 06