Free programs for newcomers

English Classes | LINC

Do you want to learn English?

We offer Free English Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC). Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) LEVELS 1 - 8. Our classes will  improve your English language skills to help you find work and settle into life in Canada. You can join our classes on line or in-person in Oakville, Burlington and Milton.

Learn and practice your English with certified (OCELT) and knowledgeable instructors! 

  • Learn & develop your English with a focus on listening & speaking skills 
  • Improve your reading & writing skills with in- class and online assignments 
  • Increase your CLB levels with weekly assessments and skill using activities
  • Practice your conversation skills in a fun and lively way with smaller breakout groups
  • Improve your grammar and pronunciation
  • Meet new friends and socialize in a comfortable online setting 


  • Adult immigrants (18+) who are residents of Ontario
  • Permanent residents and convention refugees
  • Must have a valid and up to date CLB skill level assessment (if you do not have this, we can book an assessment for you)

Join our Free English Classes!

  • Join our morning, afternoon or evening classes!
  • Monday to Friday: Online (via Zoom) and in-person​ in Milton, Oakville and Burlington
  • Weekly homework/assignments will be given as extra practice offline.
  • Instruction times/days may change based on enrollment.

Summer Classes

July 2, 2024 - August 2, 2024
Limited spaces available!

MORNING - Monday to Friday (In person & online)

AFTERNOON - Monday to Friday (online only)

EVENING - Monday to Wednesday (online only)


Trouble registering online?

Call us at: 905-333-3499 x 415 or 1-888-315-5521 x 415 or email newcomers@centreforskills.ca

Looking to enter the Canadian workplace?

Learn more about our Enhanced Language Training program.