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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 Aug 29
Fri Sep 26
Fri Oct 31
Icon of the event ESL Summer Beginner Class
9:00 am - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Please note: Classes are now FULL....

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 25
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:
Tue Nov 04
Thu Nov 06
Tue Nov 11
Thu Nov 13
Tue Nov 18
Icon of the event After School Newcomer Hub - Volunteer Opportunity
Ongoing event running from Wed Jul 02, 2014 - Wed Aug 27, 2014

The After School Newcomer Hub at Centennial Library offers free homework help for students in grades 7-10. We are looking for volunteers who enjoy working with youth and have subject expertise in math, science, English, Frenc...

Icon of the event Newcomer Programs at Steeles
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

An information program with The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association for newcomers in Chinese. Call branch for details.

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 27
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Test  Preparation
Tue Aug 19, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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 ...

Icon of the event Meet and Speak
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Practice and improve your English Conversation skills by meeting weekly to discuss relative topics. Special guest speakers will be invited from time to time.

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 08
Mon Sep 15
Mon Sep 22
Mon Sep 29
Mon Oct 06
Icon of the event Summer Settlement Services
Ongoing event running from Wed Jul 02, 2014 - Fri Aug 08, 2014
Barbara Frum

New to the community? Meet with our settlement workers to find out about local settlement, education and employment resources. This program is cosponsored with North York Community House (NYCH)....

Icon of the event Canada: My New Home-Steps to English Fluency
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

This Library Settlement program run by the YMCA Newcomer Information Center invites all newcomers to share, in the form of discussions, different topics about Canadian life, culture and traditions. Come and join our conversat...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 29
Thu Jul 31
Tue Aug 05
Thu Aug 07
Tue Aug 12
Icon of the event Self-Employment Workshop
Thu Jul 31, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Find out in this presentation how to start your own business and market your product/service. Also, find free resources to kickstart your business!...