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Learn English

Learning English is important to living and working in British Columbia. Improving your English skills will help you get better jobs. It will also make it easier to rent a home, access government services, and do everyday tasks, such as shopping. There are many options for learning English. Financial support may be available. Contact each school to learn more.

Free Online Resources:
English-Ukrainian Basic Words (PDF)
YouTube Videos
Free Apps
Free Classes

Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria:
Free English Classes (LINC)

CVIMS Nanaimo:
Free English Classes (LINC)

Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society (VIRCS):
250-361-9433, 
esl@vircs.bc.ca
https://www.vircs.bc.ca/esl-clb

Camosun College:
250-370-4951
eldregistration@camosun.ca
https://camosun.ca/programs-courses/find-program/basic-english-second-language-certificate#program

SpeakWell ESL English Conversation Program:
250-721-0497
speakwellesl@gmail.com
https://speakwellesl.com/about/

SJ Burnside Education Centre:
250-360-4300
ssalvati@sd61.bc.ca
https://ce.sd61.bc.ca/course-info/courses/literacy-foundations-2-3/


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