Are you an English as a Second Language Learner?

ESL/LINC

English as a Second Language (ESL) and Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) Classes

ALL NEW STUDENTS MUST be assessed before starting classes. You will be placed in the correct class according to your language level. We evaluate your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills using the Canadian Language Benchmarks.

How to Register for Language Assessments:

  • Book your appointment with our assessor Carolyn Usher-Cowling.
  • Call (519) 429-9299 or email Carolyn.usher-cowling@granderie.ca
  • Leave your name and number or email and we will contact you.
  • For general program information call (519) 759-3170.
  • Students can start any time during the school year.

Brantford Classes

  • Classes level 1-7
  • Literacy classes
  • Full time classes
  • Monday-Friday
  • September to June
  • 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

Childminding available to LINC students in Brantford

No cost child care is provided for children from 19 months to 6 years of age. Qualified ECE Instructors will supervise your child(ren) while you attend English Language Classes. Parents are required to bring a lunch for their child but drinks and snacks will be provided. Available during daytime classes only.

Classes are held at Joseph Brant Learning Centre, 347 Erie Ave, Brantford, Ontario.