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Language Skills Program (formerly LINC)

(London & Windsor)

What is the Language Skills Program?

Language Skills Program is an English as a second language  program for adult immigrants who are permanent residents and have not yet received Canadian Citizenship. LSP teaches listening, speaking, reading and writing based on the Canadian Language Benchmarks, and is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

  • Classes are free.
  • Limited free child minding available for parents while attending class.
  • Limited free bus pass available to qualified students.

Locations, Times & Levels

LONDON

Call us at 519-645-7553, ext 1 for all sites

YMCA Wortley Education Centre
165 Elmwood Avenue East, London (view map)

Care for Newcomer Children Available

Literacy:    Monday – Friday    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Literacy:    Monday – Friday    12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Reading & Writing CLB’s 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5 
Monday – Friday    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Listening & Speaking CLB’s 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5:
Monday – Friday    12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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YMCA Chelsey Green Education Centre

123 Chesterfield Avenue, corner of Thompson Road, London (view map)

Free On-Site Care for Newcomer Children

Literacy:    Monday – Friday    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Literacy:    Monday – Friday    12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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YMCA Oakridge Education Centre
Oakridge Presbyterian Church (view map)
970 Oxford Street W., London

Free On-Site Care for Newcomer Children

Literacy: Monday – Friday    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Literacy: Monday – Friday    12:30 p.m. – 3:00p.m.
Reading & Writing CLB’s 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5:   
Monday – Friday    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Listening & Speaking CLB’s 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5:   
Monday – Friday    12:30 p.m. – 3:00p.m.
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YMCA North London Education Centre
207 – 735 Wonderland Rd. N., London (view map)

Free On-Site Care for Newcomer Children

Literacy & CLB 1/2 Reading & Writing:  Monday – Friday  9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Literacy & CLB 1/2 Listening & Speaking:  Monday – Friday  12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

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YMCA South London Education Centre
1119 Jalna Blvd, London (view map)

Free On-Site Care for Newcomer Children

Includes skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing in all classes.
Literacy:    Monday – Friday    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Literacy:    Monday – Thursday    4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
CLB 1:    Monday – Thursday    4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
CLB’s 1, 2, 3, 4:    Monday – Friday    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
CLB’s 1, 2, 3, 4:    Monday – Friday    12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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WINDSOR

Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) course schedule:

Monday to Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

Literacy, Seniors, CLB 1, 1/2, 2, 4, 4/5 - Integrated       

CLB 3 - Reading and Writing                                          

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Monday to Friday - 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Literacy, CLB 1, 1/2, 2 - Integrated                                          

CLB 3, 4, 4/5 - Listening and Speaking                                          

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Monday & Wednesday - 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

CLB 1/2 - Integrated                       

Tuesday & Thursday - 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

CLB 3/4 - Listening and Speaking           

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 Continuous intake

 Courses are free of charge

 Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) available during day-time classes for children ages 6 months to 6 years, whose parents are attending Language Skills classes at the YMCA

 Transportation assistance is available for eligible clients

Summer break: June 18 to September 07, 2018

For more information please call 519-256-7330 ext. 253 

or visit us at YMCA of Western Ontario - Windsor - 500 Victoria Avenue 

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