Adult ESL


 

What Does This Program Offer?

The Adult English As A Second Language (ESL) program is a provincially-funded program that helps newcomers to Canada improve their English speaking, writing and reading skills. Students will work in a small group setting to gain confidence in their English skills. Daytime and evening classes are available.

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Who Should Take This Program?

You should take this program if you:

  • Over the age of 19.
  • Are new to Canada (Must be Permanent Resident / Refugee / Temporary Foreign Worker / VISA holder)
  • Are interested in improving your English skills
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What Can I Do With This Program?

At the Adult ESL program, you’ll be able to:

  • Improve your English speaking, writing and reading skills
  • Gain confidence in your workplace
  • Improve your job opportunities

FAQ

How can I receive a language level assessment?

When are classes available?

When Does It Start?

Please contact your local centre for upcoming program intake.

Locations:

Adult ESL courses take place in one of two locations:

Niagara Folk Arts Multicultural Centre
85 Church Street, St Catharines

Welland Heritage Council & Multicultural Centre
26 East Main Street, Welland

Cost:

There is no fee to

  • Landed immigrants,
  • Refugee Claimants,
  • Convention Refugees,
  • Canadian Citizens and Temporary Foreign Workers who are holders of approval in principal document for permanent resident status or a permanent resident visa

Contact:

St Catharines
(905) 685-6589

Welland
(905) 732-5337