Simcoe County District School Board - Learning Centres

Site: Barrie Campus

Service: Adult English as a Second Language

Description (Service) Free (for most students) instructor-led ESL program which focuses on speaking, reading, writing and listening skills ranging from beginner to advanced * each student is assessed through the Canadian Language Benchmark framework and placed in a class which is appropriate to their skill level * incorporate many practical and creative learning techniques including workplace situations, Canadian culture discussions, English conversation and computer skills into the ESL program * classes also offered in Alliston, Bradford and Collingwood
Service Details
Hours Continuous intake year round * evening classes available during school year on Tue, Wed, Thu
Areas Served Barrie - and surrounding area
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Landed Immigrant * Permanent Resident * Refugee * Domestic/Live-In Caregiver * Naturalized Canadian Citizen * Visitor
Application Immigration documents * if receiving benefits from EI or assistance from a government agency, make sure counsellor is aware
Languages English ; Russian - Reception, Interpretation ; Ukrainian - Reception, Interpretation
Fees Program - fee for visitors to Canada ; None - for Permanent Resident, Landed Immigrant, Refugee, Naturalized Canadian Citizen, Domestic/Live-in Caregiver
Address and Location
Site Location Bayfield Mall north end side entrance
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Bayfield Mall
320 Bayfield St, Unit 68
Barrie, ON L4M 3C1
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Intersection Bayfield St and Ferris Lane
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-725-8360 Ext 45151
Fax 705-725-8359
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Primary Contact Tatiana Khrystynko, ESL Program, Newcomer Welcome Centre; Email:
Alternate Contact Gerry Anderson; Phone: 705-725-8360 ext 45151; Email:
Primary Executive Pam Pasmore-Tye, Principal

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