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Classroom - ESL Classes

Many ESL classes remain online. Online learning is fun and flexible! Some in-person options are now available in some locations. 
For more information:
call 519-271-4896 ext 2402 
email [email protected] 
or text 519-301-4768 

English as a Second Language


The Centres for Employment & Learning of Avon Maitland offer English as a Second Language programs. The programs are conducted in a classroom setting and are specifically designed to offer assistance to adults in the community for whom English is not their first language but who would like to: 

  • Listen, speak, read and write in English
  • Improve communication and employability skills
  • Increase knowledge of Canada
There is no charge for eligible learners. 

New students start weekly. 

Please bring proof of immigration and residency.


Morning Classes

Level Day Time

Online CLB 0-3

Monday – Friday

9:30-12:30 pm

Online CLB 3-5



Online CLB 6-8



In-Person CLB 0-6

Monday and Wednesday 

12:30-3:00 pm  

Online Afternoon Classes 

Level Day Time

CLB 3-4


1:00-3:30 pm 

CLB 5-8

Monday – Thursday

12:45-3:15 pm

Online Evening Classes 

Level Day Time
Citizenship Prep 


7:00-9:00 pm 

CLB 0-2


6:00-8:00 pm

CLB 3-4 Tuesday 6:00-8:00 pm
CLB 4-8

Tuesday  and Wednesday 

5:00-7:00 pm

Online classes use Zoom and Google Classroom. 

To access online classes, students need to have a device with internet access (tablet or computer or phone),  be able to log in to an online platform, attend class regularly, and complete assignments.
ESL is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)