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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event LSP: Self-Esteem Training
Wed May 23, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Self-Esteem Training session will cover the questions: what is self-esteem? and where does it come from? In addition participants will learn to recognize their strengths and look at what causes high and low self-esteem.

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

For newcomers who want to practice English and improve communication. Local volunteers sit together with newcomers for a 90 minute discussion on themes such as workplace culture, job searching and current events. You must b...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 26
Thu Mar 01
Mon Mar 05
Thu Mar 08
Mon Mar 12
Icon of the event LSP: English Conversation Circle
11:00 am - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Improve your English listening and speaking skills. To register, please call Shahida at 647-296-6524.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 01
Thu Mar 08
Thu Mar 22
Thu Mar 29
Thu Apr 05
Icon of the event CultureLink Mentorship Program Drop-In
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Learn how the mentorship program can support you in practicing English, learning about citizenship, job search, social and professional network and outdoors activities.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 01
Thu Mar 15
Icon of the event Meet a Settlement Counselor on 2nd and 4th Thursday
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Drop in or call: Karuna T. Wimalasuriya, Agincourt Community Services Association (Ph: 416-292-6912) provides settlement services to new immigrants on 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 2 pm to 4 pm.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 08
Thu Mar 22
Thu Apr 12
Thu Apr 26
Thu May 10
Icon of the event Spanish Conversation
Thu Mar 01, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Mount Dennis

Are you interested in practicing your Spanish speaking skills in a group of likeminded, friendly people?

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle (ECC) - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
9:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Icon of the event LSP: Mastering the Job Interview
Wed May 09, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In the Mastering the Job Interview workshop participants will learn how to tell a story based on their work experience and skills. All the relevant experience from the job posting and your resume, experience and knowledge is...

Icon of the event ESL Class (CLB 2-4 Basic English Proficiency)
10:30 am - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
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...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 28
Fri Mar 02
Wed Mar 07
Fri Mar 09
Wed Mar 21
Icon of the event Tenant Rights for Newcomers
Sat Feb 24, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Agincourt

Come and join us for a session on tenant rights including:...