english as a second language (esl) program


Are you a refugee, permanent resident or Canadian citizen?
Want to learn or improve your English communication?

Learn English from beginner to intermediate and intermediate to upper-intermediate levels in a supportive and interactive environment while learning life skills. Our ESL program focuses on developing language skills and competency in speaking, reading, writing and listening. At the end of this program, you will have what it takes for social and cultural integration into the Canadian society.

Why Our ESL/ELL Program?

– Small class sizes 
– Individualized support

Program Details

Program Length: Ongoing intake
Hours: 3 hours per session
Delivery: Class-based
Credential: Certificate of Completion
Location: Great Light Healing Community Services Society
12057 88 Ave, Surrey, BC V3W 3J3

**Refugees free.
Others pay a donation to cover the cost of learning materials.


Tuesday & Thursday: 3PM – 6PM


Start Dates: November 2022, February 2023, May 2023, September 2023

What Will I Learn?

This program covers the four (4) strands of English language communication:

  • Speaking
  • Listening
  • Reading, and
  • Writing

Through discussions, audio/visual aid, reading comprehension, writing exercises and various activities and instructions you will develop competency skills in all four strands.

Topics include:

– Personal Information
– Family & Friends
– Culture, Food, Banking
– Accessing Services
– Transportation
– Daily Activities
– Shopping, Weather
– Environment
– Employment
– Health & Wellness
– Safety, and others.

Language Placement

Placement level will be determined by an in-person assessment after registration, before participant can commence the program.

Who Is Eligible for this Program?

  • Refugee Claimants
  • Canadian citizens
  • Work Permit Holder
  • Permanent Residents

How Do I Apply?

Limited spots available, to maintain small class size. So book your spot today.

Please fill out the contact form below and our program assistant will get back to you within 24 hours. You may also email info@glhcommunityservices.org or call 778-328-7729 for more information.


If you are looking for intermediary to advanced classes or any other English language inquiry, please contact us for further details.

 People With Different Abilities

Our English & Skills Training Program combines English Language Learning (ELL) / ESL with computer literacy to enhance employability for people with diverse abilities. Visit the program page for additional information. 

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contact us

Please complete and submit the form below to send your inquiry or to register yourself or someone else for this program. Our ESL program coordinator will get back to you within 24-48 hours (business days).