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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Bright Day-Free Beginner English Classes
Ongoing event running from Tue Jan 14, 2014 - Tue Dec 16, 2014
Black Creek

A drop-in program teaching basic English to newcomers....

Icon of the event English as a Second Language (ESL)
9:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Learn to speak English in a class setting. Participants learn English conversation, grammar and writing as well as Canadian culture. Participants must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Toronto to join. They must brin...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 27
Wed Oct 29
Mon Nov 03
Wed Nov 05
Mon Nov 10
Icon of the event Settlement Services
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Sanderson

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


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 06
Tue Jan 13
Tue Jan 20
Tue Jan 27
Tue Feb 03
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 Nov 05
Wed Nov 19
Icon of the event Holiday Craft Adult Workshop
Thu Dec 11, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Downsview

Join us in making a unique framed photo art project. Registration required. For information or to register please call Downsview library at 416-395-5720.

Icon of the event Adult ESL Classes
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 02, 2014 - Fri Dec 19, 2014
Downsview

English as a second language classes are offered at Downsviews library. CLB levels 1-2, and 3-4, co-sponsored with the Toronto District School Board. ESL classes help you improve your English language skills and learn about...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Sanderson

Looking for an opportunity to improve your English language skills? Volunteers and newcomers meet weekly for one hour to discuss a variety of topics with the help of an experienced group facilitator. Participants develop con...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 11
Tue Nov 18
Tue Nov 25
Tue Dec 02
Tue Dec 09
Icon of the event After School Newcomer Hub for Teens
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 15, 2014 - Wed Dec 17, 2014
Sanderson

What are you doing after school? Are you in grades 7-10? Need help with homework? Want to play Wii or Xbox or other games? Tutors are here to help you. Laptops are available for research. Drop in to the After School Newcomer ...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle (ECC)
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends and learn about the library. Classes are intermediate level focusing on English conversation. You must be 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or refugee status to join...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 29
Fri Oct 31
Wed Nov 05
Fri Nov 07
Wed Nov 12
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Classes
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Permanent Residents will learn how to prepare for the Citizenship Test by learning about: Canadian history, geography and the government system, rights and responsibilities of Citizens, Canadian symbols and language ability r...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 08
Sat Nov 15
Sat Nov 22
Sat Nov 29
Sat Dec 06