English as Second Language (ESL)/Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)

If you are coming to Canada as a non-native English speaker, there are options available to help you improve your language proficiency skills.

For Adults:

  • The Grande Prairie Council for Lifelong Learning teaches many English language classes including:
    • Reading Network/ Tutoring
    • International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS) Preparation Course
    • Everyday English
  • ESL In Canada also offers LINC Programs across the province. Learn more by visiting their website
  • Norquest College in Edmonton offers a wide variety of ESL/LINC programs you can do full-time, part-time, in-person or online based on your own schedule and requirements

The Immigrant Access Fund (IAF) offers loans to cover the cost of English or French language courses specific to employment. 

For Children


Helps students, visitors and new Canadians to study, learn and use ESL "English as a Second Language" for communication with English speakers for school, work and personal interests.

15 Maitland Place Toronto, ON M4Y 2X4
Phone Number

Instructors provide just enough guidance for their students to be able to do the exercises on their own. As a result, our students learn that they can do anything if they try, build self-esteem, and develop the ability to take on new challenges for themselves.

10514 67 Avenue Grande Prairie, AB T8W 0K8
Phone Number

Whether it’s early reading or advance calculus (and everything in between), our unique approach to after-school tutoring can help your child succeed. 

101, 10055 120 Avenue Grande Prairie, AB T8V 8H8
Phone Number