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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 Apr 23
Wed Apr 30
Wed May 07
Wed May 14
Wed May 21
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 Aug 11
Mon Aug 18
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 Apr 25
Fri May 30
Fri Jun 27
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Test Preparation
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 12
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 Jul 02
Wed Jul 09
Wed Jul 16
Wed Jul 23
Wed Jul 30
Icon of the event ESL Summer Beginner Class
9:00 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Learn to speak English in this class. 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 assessm...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 02
Thu Jul 03
Fri Jul 04
Mon Jul 07
Tue Jul 08
Icon of the event Citizenship Mentoring Circle - Spring 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 Apr 28
Mon May 05
Mon May 12
Mon May 26
Mon Jun 02
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:
Thu Apr 24
Tue Apr 29
Thu May 01
Tue May 06
Thu May 08
Icon of the event WoodGreen English Conversation Circle
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Gerrard/Ashdale

If you are a newcomer to Canada and want to practice your English communication skills, this program is for you! Newcomers and local Canadian volunteers sit together for a 90 minute informal conversation about culture, food, ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 29
Tue May 06
Tue May 13
Tue May 20
Tue May 27