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English Classes

LEF's Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) program has been teaching newcomers English for over two decades.
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With LEF’s community learning approach that pushes you to engage and learn from your everyday environment, you will gain the confidence necessary to speak fluently in any situation. 

By taking this community learning approach, LEF’s Language Training will not only teach you the language, it will also help you to better understand and integrate into Canadian society.

The program empowers individuals to:

  • Enhance English language skills encompassing speaking, listening, reading, and writing

  • Establish and work towards personal objectives

  • Develop a nuanced understanding of Canadian culture and available community resources

  • Navigate the pathway towards employment readiness

  • Foster new social connections and friendships

  • Cultivate preparedness for Canadian citizenship

If you wish to access French language training, please contact Muna Cann 416-688-6485 or email

Pour des services de formation linguistique en français, veuillez contacter Muna Cann 416-688-6485 ou par courriel

Additional Supports

Other ways the program will support you include:
  • Child Care

    Child Care provisions for children aged 6 months to 5 years.

  • Transit Tokens

    Transit tokens available for eligible students

  • Computer Access

    A laptop lending program and access to a fully equipped computer lab.

  • Digital skills training

    Access to computer classes to advance your digital skills

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For Refugee Claimants and Asylum Seekers

English as a Second Language (ESL)

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English as a Second Language for Refugee Claimants is a special program designed to help refugees learn English. It's tailored for individuals who are new to the language and might find it challenging.
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Outdoor Activities during the Summers

LEF Summer Program

Outdoor Activities during the Summers
LEF's Summer Program for Adult Newcomers to Canada offers Interactive Language Classes and various activities.
Learn More About the Summer Program


Hear from our clients about their experience with our LINC program.

Relevant Workshops

Our workshops for Newcomers can help you integrate into Canadian life.

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