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Continuing Education

English at Night

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Work during the day? Then study English at night.

Join our English at Night program!


Our experienced instructors will help you…


  • Improve speaking and pronunciation
  • Participate in social and work-related conversations
  • Read a variety of materials such as articles, emails, instructions, reports, charts, and schedules
  • Write to describe, inform, explain, compare, and express opinions
  • Increase your vocabulary
  • Learn language with computers
  • Use a portfolio to record and collect assessments
  • Students will have an interview with their instructor and receive a progress report at the end of each session.

Levels offered

Literacy to Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 8


All night classes are online.  Improve your English and your computer skills!

City Learning Centre, 110 King Street West, Plaza Level (in Jackson Square)

Monday and Wednesday classes

Tuesday and Thursday classes

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Hill Park Learning Centre, 465 East 16th Street

Tuesday and Thursday classes

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Parkway Learning Centre, 140 Centennial Parkway North

Tuesday and Thursday classes

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Registration & Assessment

All new students require a language assessment with the YMCA Assessment Centre.  We can make the appointment for you; please call or email us:

  • City Learning Centre – 110 King St. West, Suite 601, Plaza Level (905) 525-8833 Fee for parking
  • Hill Park Learning Centre  – 465 East 16 Street  (905)561-2190  FREE parking
  • Parkway Learning Centre  – 140 Centennial Parkway North (905) 573-0941 FREE parking

Email us at adultesl@hwdsb.on.ca


  • No fees for permanent residents, refugees, and naturalized Canadian citizens
  • Fees for Visitors to Canada
  • Nominal materials fee is waived for online classes


  • Students must be 18 years of age or older at the time of registration and must have received an English language assessment from the YMCA

Information on language training

All our courses use the Portfolio-Based Language Assessment and the Canadian Language Benchmarks. The CLBs describe what a person who is learning English can do in different situations at home, at school and at work. For more information, please see the Canadian Language Benchmarks Can Do Statements.


Updated on Wednesday, August 25, 2021.
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