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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 04
Mon Aug 11
Mon Aug 18
Mon Aug 25
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 04
Mon Aug 11
Mon Aug 18
Mon Aug 25
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 Sep 08
Mon Sep 15
Mon Sep 22
Mon Sep 29
Mon Oct 06
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
Mon Aug 25
Mon Sep 08
Mon Sep 15
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 NewComer Youth Club
3:30 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. Grades 7-12. Every other Friday 3:30-5:30. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 12
Fri Sep 26
Fri Oct 10
Fri Oct 31
Fri Nov 14
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 Sep 02
Thu Sep 04
Tue Sep 09
Thu Sep 11
Tue Sep 16
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 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 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...