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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Fall Session
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Newcomers with beginner to intermediate level English are invited to learn basic English vocabulary for daily living and working, while improving their listening and conversation skills. In partnership with Immigration, Ref...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 21
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 19
Icon of the event Let's Talk About YOUth!
Wed Jun 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

This workshop encourages youth to engage in conversation about the different challenges they face and discuss various ways of overcoming and dealing with obstacles....

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

Practice and improve your English conversation skills and learn more about the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 05
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Icon of the event Citizenship Preparation Program
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Learn Canadian government, history and geography through conversations and activities....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 03
Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Looking to improve your English? We will be reading advanced picture books and practicing our listening, reading and conversation skills. The group will meet on the last Wednesday of every month in the Periodical Lounge. Call...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event LSP: Networking for Jobs
Wed Oct 04, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A workshop for newcomers about how to use networking strategies to find a job. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event Basic Cashier Training For Newcomers
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

In partnership with YWCA JUMP Scarborough Program and CCS-SEPT. During this workshop you will learn how to process sales, discounts, and return items. Participate in role-plays and practise your customer skills. Gain experien...

Icon of the event LSP: Starting a Business in Canada
Wed Aug 09, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join our guest speaker from ACCES Employment who will share information about the Entrepreneurship Connections program and how to successfully start and grow a business in Canada. For permanent residents and work permit holde...

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free 10 week program at Toronto Reference Library. For landed immigrants and convention refugees, 19 years and older with LINC Level 4 and higher. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. Informal discussion...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Tue Aug 08
Tue Aug 15
Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Summer Session
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Newcomers with beginner to intermediate level English are invited to learn basic English vocabulary for daily living and working, while improving their listening and conversation skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 20
Thu Aug 03
Thu Aug 17
Thu Aug 24