English as a Second Language

York Region District School Board, in partnership with the government of Ontario, provides English as a Second Language (ESL) training for adults (18+) from basic to advanced levels. Visitors to Canada are welcome! 

Non-Credit Adult ESL:

  • Communicate effectively in English;

  • Gain general workplace language skills;

  • Learn about Canada and Ontario.

Adult learners in class, observing their language instructor.
Adult learners in class with instructor

Need Help?

Our staff are available to answer your questions.
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How do you start?

  1. Review course offerings and select a location and time that works for you.

  2. Registration is ongoing. Call 905-731-9557 to learn more.

  3. A language assessment may be necessary to start the training. Call Achēv at 1-855-330-8655 to book a language assessment near you.

For more information

Complete the online contact us form.