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Language Instruction for New Comers to Canada (LINC)

Learn to understand, speak, read and write English


  • TESL certified Instructors
  • Ongoing assessment of progress
  • Beginner, intermediate and advanced level classes
  • Literacy classes for pre-beginner level
  • Language instruction based on Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB)
  • Learn about Canadian culture
  • Make new friends
  • Free classes for eligible newcomers to Canada
  • Transportation and childcare assistance for those who qualify
  • Part- and full time classes offered daily Monday to Friday
  • Join us any time from September to June.


  • Confidence in understanding and speaking to Canadians
  • An improved vocabulary
  • An understanding of Canadian idioms
  • Greater educational opportunities
  • Employment readiness
  • Expanded business and social networks in Canada

Eligibilty Requirements:

Classes are free of charge for;

  • Permanent Residents
  • Convention Refugees
  • Protected Persons or Persons in Canada whose applications for Permanent Resident status are being processed in Canada and who have been informed by a letter from CIC of the initial approval of thier application subject to an admissibility assessment.

Available at the Loyola Belleville campus:

41 Octavia Street, Unit 6
Belleville, ON
K8P 3P1
613 966-9210

Sponsored by Citizenship and Immigration Canada