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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 Sep 17
Wed Oct 01
Wed Oct 15
Wed Nov 05
Wed Nov 19
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 Meet and Speak
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Centennial

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 Aug 25
Icon of the event Canada: My New Home
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Centennial

This Library Settlement program run by the YMCA Newcomer Information Center invites all newcomers to share in the discovery of their new country and culture. Come and participate in discussions about Canada. PLease note this...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 03
Mon Sep 08
Wed Sep 10
Mon Sep 15
Wed Sep 17
Icon of the event English as a Second Language - All Levels
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Learn to speak English in these classes. 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 asse...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 04
Wed Nov 05
Fri Nov 07
Tue Nov 11
Wed Nov 12
Icon of the event Canada: My New Home-Steps to English Fluency
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Centennial

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 Aug 26
Thu Aug 28
Icon of the event Canada: My New Home - Literature, Art, Culture and Traditions
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Centennial

This Library Settlement program run by the YMCA Newcomer Information Center invites all newcomers to share in the discovery of their new country and culture. Come and participate in readings and discussions about Canada.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 25
Icon of the event Discover Canada: Citizenship Education Mentoring Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Free 11 week program in small group settings with experienced and trained mentors....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 26
Tue Sep 02
Icon of the event After School Newcomer Hub - Volunteer Opportunity
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 02, 2014 - Wed Dec 17, 2014
Centennial

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 Canadian Citizenship Test  Preparation
Wed Oct 22, 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 ...