ESL

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 morning classes and waiting lists are currently all full.

Our ESL Programs

Morning ESL Classes

Monday to Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Fall to late Spring. Registration is required


The following classes are open to everyone, no registration needed. 


Conversation Café:

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 1:00-2:00 p.m.


ESL Bible Study:

Wednesday afternoon 1:00-2:00 p.m


Childcare is not provided.

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.

For more information, email: esl@dvbc.com

Program Schedule 2017-2018

Download as PDF file


Term dates

  • Fall term: September 10- December 20 (Christmas break: December 21 - January 6)
  • Winter term: January 7 - March 7 (March break: March 8 - 17)
  • Spring term: March 18 - June 29 No classes in July and August

  •   Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

    A
    9:30-10:45

    B: Vocabulary & Speaking
    B: Listening/ Pronunication B: Grammar B: Listening/ Pronunciation
    I: Listening
    I: Writing/ Grammar I: Listening I: Writing/ Grammar
    A: Self-study/group study A: Advanced class A: Self-study/group study A: Self-study/group study
    15 minute break
    B
    11-12:15
    B: Reading & Speaking B: Conversation & Culture B: Communication Skills B: Conversation & Culture
    I: Communication Skills I: Culture & Vocabulary I: Communication Skills I: Culture & Vocabulary
    A: Self-study/group study A: Advanced class A: Self-study/group study A: Self-study/group study
    45 minute break

    C
    1 - 2
    Drop-in

    Conversation Café Conversation Café Bible Study Conversation Café

     

    Registered classes

    B: Beginner Level (CLB 3-4)
    I: Intermediate Level (CLB 5-6)
    A: Advanced Class (CLB 7-8)

     

    Drop in classes

    All levels - no registration required

     

    NO CLASSES on these dates:

    • Thanksgiving Day: Monday, October 8th
    • DVBC PA Day: Monday December 3rd
    • Family Day: Monday, February 18th
    • DVBC PA day: Monday, March 4th
    • March Break: March 12 - 16th
    • Good Friday: April 19th
    • Easter Monday: April 22nd
    • Victoria Day: Monday, May 20th
    • DVBC PA Day: Monday, June 3rd