ESL

Our ESL program is currently running with reduced hours and smaller class sizes. We are still accepting registrations for morning classes. Please come to the office to sign up for a level test if you want to join.


Are you new to Canada? Do you want to improve your English and meet new Canadian friends? Do you need help finding a job?

Welcome to The Don Valley ESL Centre!


Classes are taught by professional teachers. These classes are for LINC Level 2 and higher.

Our ESL Programs

Morning ESL Classes - registration required

Beginner/Intermediate: Monday to Thursday 9:30-11a.m.

Advanced: restarting January 2021


Online classes (All levels)

Bible Study: Wednesday 1-2 p.m.

Conversation Café: Thursday 1-2 p.m.

No registration is required for online classes. Contact esl@dvbc.com for the Zoom ID.


Term dates:

  • First day: Monday, September 21st
  • Last day: Thursday, December 17th
  • No class: Monday, October 12th (Thanksgiving)
  • No class: Monday, Nov 30th (DVBC PA day)
  • Level test for new students: Friday November 27th

Download schedule as PDF

Policies and more information

The fee is $10/term or $30/year. You can pay for the whole year at once, or at the beginning of each term.

Safety information

  • All students must sign in and complete a screening questionnaire every day
  • Classes will be distanced and surfaces will be sanitized after each class
  • Students must wear masks

For more information, email: esl@dvbc.com