English as a Second Language (ESL)

Language1There are many options for those who wish to improve their English language skills:

The Association for New Canadians is a community-based organization that offers a range of free English classes and programs.

Teachers on Wheels is a volunteer organization that provides one-on-one tutoring for people who want to improve their reading and writing skills.

College of the North Atlantic, Newfoundland and Labrador's community college, has 17 campuses in the province and offers some English as a Second Language programs.

Memorial University also offers some English as a Second Language programs including a new Professional English Program (PEP) for internationally-educated professional engineers.

Testing:  TOEFL, TOEIC, and IELTS

The Association for New Canadians offers Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) preparation course.  These classes are offered on a regular basis to help clients prepare for examinations. The successful completion of one of these examinations is a pre-requisite for many post-secondary programs or for licensure in particular professions.

Memorial University is a testing centre for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). For test dates, please visit http://www.mun.ca/esl/contact/index.php