COSTI's ESL Advanced level program teaches students already able to communicate in English at a conversational level to improve their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. The ESL Advanced level program is delivered by certified instructors in partnership with the Toronto and York Catholic District School Board.
- develop strategies for effective communication;
- practice speaking and listening comprehension skills in everyday social situations;
- build a solid foundation of grammar in everyday writing; and
- practice applying their English skills through a variety of methods and activities.
Students attending the ESL Advanced level program, will:
Students attending the ESL Advanced level program, will: *develop strategies for effective communication; *practice speaking and listening comprehension skills in everyday social situations; *build a solid foundation of grammar in everyday writing; and *practice applying their English skills through a variety of methods and activities.
Who is Eligible
Services are available to Canadian citizens, landed immigrants, convention refugees, or refugee claimants approved by Citizenship Immigration Canada. Students must be 18 years of age or older and must speak English at an intermediate level.
Day and evening programs are available. For more information on COSTI's ESL Advanced level programs, including start dates and times, please refer to the English Language Training Calendar.This program is offered at Toronto and York Region locations.
This Program is Located at:
Welcome Centre Immigrant Services, 9100 Jane Street, Building H, Unit 56-67
There is a nominal administrative fee charged for the Toronto ESL Advanced program.
The ESL Advanced level program is funded by the Government of Ontario.
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Language and Settlement Issues
Feelings of isolation and feeling like you don’t belong
Dealing with conflicting work and family responsibilities while trying to attend English language studies
Accessing outreach programs, programs to help you understand the Canadian culture
Getting in touch with community groups that share your language or culture
Accessing social services
Enrolling your children in school
Finding a job
Cultural Excursions, Reading and Video Resources
School Board Contacts
Toronto District School Board
263 McCaul Street, Toronto
Toronto Catholic District School Board
80 Sheppard Avenue East, North York
York Region District School Board
60 Wellington Street West, Aurora
York Catholic District School Board
320 Bloomington Road West, Aurora
Tel: 416.221.5050 or Toll-free 1.800.263.2075