English classes for newcomers are often called ESL classes. ESL stands for "English as a Second Language." You may hear English classes referred to as ESL or LINC (Language Instructions for Newcomers).
There are many kinds of English classes available for adult newcomers to Peel Region:
- Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)
- English as a Second Language for Adults (ESL)
- Enhanced Language Training (ELT)
- Specialty ESL Classes
Before you sign up for a language class, make sure it is the right one for you. Find out what type of program it is and if it costs money.
Newcomers to Ontario can call the toll-free Employment Ontario hotline at 1-800-387-5656 or
416-326-5656 in Toronto for information on language programs offered in Peel Region in the language of their choice.