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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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:
Thu Oct 23
Mon Oct 27
Thu Oct 30
Mon Nov 03
Thu Nov 06
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 Oct 28
Tue Nov 04
Tue Nov 11
Tue Nov 18
Tue Nov 25
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 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:
Wed Oct 22
Mon Oct 27
Wed Oct 29
Mon Nov 03
Wed Nov 05
Icon of the event NewComer Youth Club
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Improve your English, meet new friends, and earn volunteer hours when you join the Newcomer Youth Club. Teen Volunteer Helpers are also wanted. Grades 7-12. Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 4-5:30. Registration...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 05
Wed Nov 19
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 Oct 27
Mon Nov 03
Mon Nov 10
Mon Nov 17
Mon Nov 24
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 Oct 28
Tue Nov 25
Tue Dec 23
Tue Jan 27
Icon of the event Citizenship Preparation
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Are you preparing for the citizenship test?...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 23
Thu Oct 30
Thu Nov 06
Thu Nov 13
Thu Nov 20
Icon of the event Settlement Services
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Sanderson

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to help newcomer families with settlement-related issues in many languages.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 28
Tue Nov 04
Tue Nov 11
Tue Nov 18
Tue Nov 25
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 Oct 22
Fri Oct 24
Wed Oct 29
Fri Oct 31
Wed Nov 05