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ESL

At the Library

Test Preparation Materials: We have a selection of study guides and preparation materials for English proficiency tests, such as TOEFL, IELTS or TOIEC. To see a listing of available materials, click on the test names above, or do a keyword search in the catalogue using the name of the test as your search word.

Programs
One-on-One English Conversation Program

This program matches learners wishing to improve their English verbal skills with volunteers. The matched pairs meet once a week for conversation. Participants must be 18 years of age with sufficient English skills to participate in a conversation. Suggested minimum CLB level 4.

Applications are currently being accepted.
  • Each session lasts for eight months with flexibility between September and June.
  • Once you are matched you will be contacted by someone from the English Conversation Program with more information.
  • The program is offered in-person and remotely (by telephone, or video call).

Register here

ESL Reading Groups

Practice your English by reading with others and sharing your ideas about what you've read. Participants (18 years+) are encouraged to have minimum CLB 4. Reading material will be provided.

More info and registration can be found here!