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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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...

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

Need help with your Citizenship test? Come in and learn about the Canadian citizenship knowledge test. Get study tips and try some practice questions based on the "Discover Canada" study guide....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event English conversation Circle for Seniors
Ongoing event running from Wed May 18, 2016 - Wed Dec 21, 2016
Location: Flemingdon Park

Seniors! Join us to practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment and make new friends. No registration required. 3-4 p.m.

Icon of the event Settlement Services
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Sanderson

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to help newcomer families with settlement-related issues in many languages.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 28
Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library (in Cantonese)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring an object - Share a story - Make a connection...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Newcomers are welcome to practice their English language skills through conversation and writen exercises. Please register with Tom at #647-296-0147. This program is in partnership with Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pleasant View

All are welcome!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event Citizenship Preparation Class
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Need help preparing and studying for the Canadian Citizenship Test? Complete the free citizenship test preparation program in 5 classes at Malvern Branch. To register call 416-396-8969 or visit the branch for more details.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 16
Tue Aug 23
Tue Aug 30
Tue Sep 06
Tue Sep 13
Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pleasant View

All are welcome!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 30
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Weekly 2-hour sessions for newcomers to practice listening & speaking English and improve communication skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 03
Wed Aug 10
Wed Aug 17
Wed Aug 24
Wed Aug 31