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ESL Classes

In response to requests more in-person classes are available in September 2022. We are also continuing to offer online classes.
 
Online classes use Google Meet and Google Classroom. 

To access online classes, students need to have a device with internet access (tablet or computer),  be able to log in to an online platform independently, attend class regularly, and complete assignments.
 
 
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. Eligible learners include: 
    • naturalized Canadian citizen
    • permanent resident
    • protected person (including Convention refugee)
    • refugee claimant
    • provincial nominee approved through the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program
    • person admitted under a federal caregiver program with a path to permanent residency


If you do not meet these requirements we can accommodate a limited number of fee paying students at $10.00 per class. 
 
New students start bi-weekly. 
 

Please bring proof of immigration and residency

January 2023 Morning Classes

Level Day Time

Stratford

In-person

CLB 2-6  

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

9:45-11:45

Listowel

In-person 

CLB 1-6

Tuesday, Thursday

9:30-11:45

Online

CLB 0-3

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 

9:30-11:45

 
 
 

January 2023 Afternoon Classes

Class Day Time

Stratford

In-person

CLB 1-5  

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

12:30 - 2:45 

Online

CLB 3-4

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,  Thursday 

12:30-2:45 

Online

CLB 5-6

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 

12:30-2:45

January 2023 Evening Classes

Class Day Time

Stratford

In-person

CLB 1-5 

Monday, Wednesday 

6:30-8:30

Listowel

In-person 

CLB 1-6

 

*Employment Focused ESL 

Wednesday

7:00-9:00 

Online

CLB 3-4

Monday

6:00-8:00 

Online Citizenship Preparation Class CLB 4-8 

Monday

7:00-9:00 

Online CLB 1-2

Tuesday

6:00-8:00 

Online CLB 4-6

Tuesday, Wednesday

5:15-7:15 

 
 
ESL is funded by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD)