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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Newcomer Settlement Services
Ongoing event running from Fri Aug 09, 2013 - Tue Jun 27, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

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Icon of the event Meet a Settlement Counselor on Thursday
Ongoing event running from Thu Apr 02, 2015 - Thu Jun 29, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

Karuna T. Wimalasuriya, Agincourt Community Services Association (Ph: 416-292-6912) provides settlement services to new immigrants on Thursdays from 2 pm to 4 pm.

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

This English conversation group is friendly, supportive and stimulating! What better way to improve your English speaking skills? Tuesdays from 1:30-3 p.m. Presented in partnership with WoodGreen Newcomer Services. For more i...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 May 04
Wed May 11
Wed May 18
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 01
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Information Part One: The Citizenship Application Process
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Learn about the Canadian citizenship application process. Find out the latest information about eligibility (age, residency requirements, proof of language ability, etc.), completing and submitting the forms, fees, applicatio...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 15
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Test
Sat May 21, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Let us help you find online resources to study for the Canadian Citizenship exam in this 1-hour drop-in session.

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Sessions
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Complete in 6 sessions. Include: who can apply and how? Canadian history, geography and government system; rights and responsibilities as a citizen; Canadian justice system, Canadian symbol; language ability requirement; prac...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event TOEFL Preparation Class
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 28
Tue May 03
Thu May 05
Tue May 10
Thu May 12
Icon of the event New to Canada? Speak to a COSTI Representative!
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

COSTI Immigrant Services is a community-based, multicultural agency which has been serving all immigrant communities and new Canadians for many years. At the library sessions, a COSTI representative will answer your questions...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 29
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 24
Icon of the event ESL Class (CLB 2-4 Basic English Proficiency)
Ongoing event running from Wed Jan 07, 2015 - Fri Jul 21, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

ESL class runs 2 times a week on Wednesdays and Fridays 10:30am - 1:30pm. in partnership with Toronto Catholic District School Board. Before Registration, you may have to take the language assessment test at YMCA Language Ass...