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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle (ECC)
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends and learn about the library. Classes are intermediate level focusing on English conversation. You must be 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or refugee status to join...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 26
Fri Nov 28
Wed Dec 03
Fri Dec 05
Wed Dec 10
Icon of the event English as a Second Language (ESL)
9:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Learn to speak English in a class setting. Participants learn English conversation, grammar and writing as well as Canadian culture. Participants must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Toronto to join. They must brin...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 24
Wed Nov 26
Mon Dec 01
Wed Dec 03
Mon Dec 08
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Join us on Tuesdays to practice your English conversation skills. Improve your English speaking, listening and comprehension skills. For more detailed information and registration, please contact LSP worker Christine Valmes a...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 25
Tue Dec 02
Tue Dec 09
Tue Dec 16
Icon of the event Tamil Networking and Support Group
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Join us on Monday evenings and meet members of the community. Share your thoughts and experiences and get information from the Library Settlement Partnerships worker Dilani Kronemberg. To register contact Dilani at 647-296-73...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 05
Mon Jan 12
Mon Jan 19
Mon Jan 26
Mon Feb 02
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Join us on Tuesdays to practice your English conversation skills. Improve your English speaking, listening and comprehension skills. For more detailed information and registration, please contact LSP worker Christine Valmes a...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 06
Tue Jan 13
Tue Jan 20
Tue Jan 27
Tue Feb 03
Icon of the event English Classes for Mandarin-Speaking Seniors
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Hillcrest

Carefirst Wellness Club offers basic conversation classes in everyday English and information on Canadian culture for Mandarin-speaking seniors. Call 416-502-2323, Ext. 6224, to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 26
Wed Dec 03
Wed Dec 10
Icon of the event Tamil Networking and Supprort Group
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Join us on Monday evenings. Meet people from the community and share your thoughts and experiences. Get support and information from the Library Settlement Partnerships worker, Dilani Kronemberg. To...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 24
Mon Dec 01
Mon Dec 08
Mon Dec 15
Mon Dec 22
Icon of the event Chinese Family Services of Ontario
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Chinese Family Services of Ontario (CFSO) is a non-profit, accredited professional counselling, family services and settlement agency. CFSO provides a wide range of services such as individual/marital/family counselling, sett...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 25
Tue Dec 23
Tue Jan 27
Tue Feb 24
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 24
Thu Nov 27
Mon Dec 01
Thu Dec 04
Icon of the event Newcomer Youth Club
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

A great volunteering opportunity for newcomer youth and for other youth who enjoy giving support to their fellow teens while earning volunteer hours. The club meets twice a month. Activities include book discussions, reading...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 25
Wed Mar 11