English as a Second Language
Explore these free online learning activities for ESL students:
- ESL Corner provides free online language exercises on a variety of topics relevant to newcomers to Canada: Canadian citizenship and culture, daily life, employment and education.
- 5 Minute English has free online lessons under the categories of grammar, vocabulary, reading, pronunciation, listening and slang/idioms.
- www.LanguageGuide.org provides a picture dictionary with simple graphics. Place your cursor over an image or text to hear it pronounced aloud.
- English Accent Coach is an online tool for developing English pronunciation skills, focusing on vowels and consonants.
- English Online offers free online interactive activities that can be accessed through their website without registration.
- Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab provides listening activities and quizzes on a range of topics for a range of abilities.
- Culips has free podcasts of conversational English that introduce slang, idioms and vocabulary.
These websites have useful information about Canadian citizenship.
- Discover Canada is the only official study guide for the citizenship test. Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship is available from Citizenship and Immigration Canada at no cost.
- Citizenship and Immigration Canada has information on how to apply to become a Canadian, prepare for the citizenship test, and resume or give up your Canadian citizenship.
- CitizenshipCounts.ca is a website to help newcomers study for the citizenship test.
LINC Home Study Ontario
- LINC Home Study is a free English language training program for eligible newcomers to Canada who cannot attend regular classes.
Assess your reading and listening ability in English or French.
A variety of free online tools and resources to help you in your job search.
These websites can help you find information about settlement services and support for newcomers to Canada.
Francophone Immigration to Canada
Learn about living in a Francophone community outside Quebec and access Francophone service providers.
- Government of Canada has information about Francophone communities outside Quebec and a tool to help you find Francophone services providers.