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Contact Information
Office Phone 905-849-7555 ext 223 or 240
E-Mail lincesl@mertoncentre.com
Website https://merton.hcdsb.org
Social Media Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/thomasmerton.alc
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Primary Contact Subhadra Ramachandran, Newcomer Language Programs, Manager; Phone: 905-849-7555
Alternate Contact Salvina Lauricella, LINC/ESL/FSL Coordinator; Phone: 905-632-5858 ext 222
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (MCI) ; Federal - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A continuing education service of the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) which offers Language Instruction for newcomers to Canada (LINC), English as a Second Language (ESL) from levels 1 to 10 and French as a Second Language (FSL) . 
 
Programs designed for: 
* adult immigrants wanting to improve their ability to read, write, speak and understand English and/or French 
* candidates of TOEFL/ IELTS (required for university or college entrance in Ontario) to help with exam preparation  
* adult immigrants wanting to improve their workplace skills 
* classes are free and are offered at Oakville, Burlington and Milton locations  
 
Classes: 
* Business English  
* Bridge to Office Administration  
* Computers for the Workplace 
* Citizenship Preparation  
* TOEFL/IELTS Prep & Effective Test-Taking 
* CLB Levels 1 to 10 
* ESL for Seniors 
* French as a Second Language (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced) 
* Reading/Writing; Pronunciation 
* Speaking with Confidence 
* Occupations-oriented (Specialized Language Training) courses
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm * Classes 9 am-12:30 pm, 1 pm-3:30 pm, 6 pm-9 pm * enrolment continuous throughout the year * most courses offered in 8-week long modules
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Adults, Canadian citizens, landed immigrants and convention refugees
Application New students must take a placement test and bring immigration documents for verification of status
Languages English ; French
Fees None ; except for visa and visitor students
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville Mews
171 Speers Rd, Unit 1
Oakville, ON L6K 3W8
 
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Intersection Kerr St and Speers Rd
Mailing Address c/o Subhadra Ramachandran
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading English as a Second Language
Service Categories Adult English as a Second Language Tests ; English as a Second Language ; English Language Proficiency Test Preparation ; French as a Second Language ; Vocational English as a Second Language

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