Whether you are looking to improve your daily communication skills, want to open doors to better employment opportunities, or are looking to prepare for post-secondary education our Adult ESL program will help you achieve your goal.
During the course you will also develop computer skills you need to effectively function in today's culture of internet communication, online application and job search. You will learn more about you local community from engaging conversation with guest speakers and will explore Canadian culture and history to prepare for the Canadian Citizenship test.
Upon successful completion of a course you will receive a certification for Canadian Citizenship application.
Day Classes - 2017/2018
Adult ESL Day Programs are offered in Barrie, Bradford and Alliston.
Classes run Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 1:30pm
- Term 1 - September 5, 2017 - December 1, 2017
- Term 2 - December 4, 2017 - March 9, 2018
- Term 3 - March 19, 2018 - June 22, 2018
Night Classes - 2017/2018 (Offered in Barrie ONLY)
Classes run Tuesday and Thursday nights, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
- Term 1 - September 12, 2017 - November 30, 2017
- Term 2 - December 5, 2017 - March 8, 2018
- Term 3 - March 20, 2018 - June 14, 2018
Summer 2018 ESL Classes
Summer ESL classes run Monday to Thursday, 9:00am - 1:30pm in July and August.
Details will be posted at a later date.
Who can attend free Adult ESL classes?
An eligible learner for a free ESL program is an adult immigrant currently residing in Ontario:
1. Whose first language is not English; and
2. Who is eighteen years old ; and
3. (a) Who is a naturalized Canadian citizen, permanent resident, Convention refugee or a
refugee claimant; or
(b) Who is a provincial nominee, or their dependent, who has been approved through the
Opportunities Ontario: Provincial Nominee Program but has not yet been processed to receive permanent resident status; or
(c) Who is a temporary foreign worker, or their dependent, who has been approved through the Canadian Experience Class but has not yet been processed to receive permanent resident status; or
(d) Who is approved as a foreign domestic worker under the Live-In Caregiver program.
All other applicants are fee paying. Fees may vary and are subject to change without notice. Please contact us for details. 705-725-8360