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English as a Second Language
English as a Second Language

York Region District School Board, in partnership with the government of Ontario, provides English as a Second Language (ESL) training for adults (18+) from basic to advanced levels.

Adult ESL programs are available to adults looking to:

  • Communicate effectively in English;
  • Gain job and workplace specific language skills;
  • Acquire the concepts necessary to pass the Citizenship test;
  • Learn about Canada and Ontario.

How do you start?

  1. Review course offerings and select a location and time that works for you.
  2. Registration is ongoing. Call 905-731-9557 or 905-305-4122 to learn more.
  3. A language assessment may be necessary to start the training. Call 1-855-330-8655 to book a language assessment near you.

*Visitors to Canada please call 905-731-9557 or 905-305-4122 to book an appointment.

Have a question?

Call 905-731-9557 or 905-305-4122, email uplands@yrdsb.ca or visit a location near you!

We look forward to welcoming you to Adult ESL!

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