English Conversation Groups

Practice and improve your English conversation in a casual and supportive setting.

Learn more about common vocabulary and phrases used in everyday life.

 

Eligibility: 

Work permit holders

Refugee claimants

PNP nominees 

Naturalized citizens

All BCSIS English Conversation Groups have moved online!
Please see below for available dates and times.

  • Job Search Tips (English)
    Wed., Oct. 20
    Webinar
    Oct. 20, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. PDT
    Webinar
    Looking for work? Come join us and learn effective job search tips such as utilizing online job boards, building professional connections, being aware of job scams, and more.
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  •  Immigration and Employment Resources for International Students (English)
    Oct. 21, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Webinar
    Take-away important immigration and employment resources for post-secondary international students. Topics include study and work permits, PGWP, and finding jobs and volunteer opportunities. Q&A session included.
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  • Covenant House: Hiring Info Session with Guest Speaker (English)
    Oct. 22, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Zoom
    Covenant House is hiring for various positions. Find out more about their competitive wages, job opportunities, benefits, company culture and hiring process at this info session.
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  • Immigration Pathways to Permanent Residency in Canada (English)
    Oct. 25, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. PDT
    Webinar
    Hear the latest information about immigration options for work permit holders and international students. Q&A session included.
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  • Virtual English Conversation Group (Tuesdays 10:30am)
    Multiple Dates
    Tue., Oct. 26
    Online Event
    Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Online Event
    Dates: Tues, Oct 12, 19, 26 & Nov 2, 9, 16 Time: 10:30am-12pm Registrants are encouraged to attend all 6 sessions
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  • TD Bank Career Event with Guest Speakers (English)
    Oct. 27, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Zoom
    Are you looking to start your career in banking or wanting to re-enter the field in Canada?
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  • Ask an Expert: Understanding Express Entry & BCPNP and Overcoming Criminal Inadmissibility (English)
    Oct. 28, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. PDT
    Webinar
    Hear from an experienced Immigration & Criminal Lawyer regarding Express Entry and BCPNP pathways for permanent residency.
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  • Job Search Tips (English)
    Fri., Oct. 29
    Webinar
    Oct. 29, 3:30 p.m. PDT – Oct. 30, 5:00 p.m. PDT
    Webinar
    Looking for work? Come join us and learn effective job search tips such as utilizing online job boards, building professional connections, being aware of job scams, and more.
    Share
  • 加拿大求职技巧之撰写简历和建立领英账号 / Formatting a Canadian Resume & Creating a Linkedin Account (Mandarin)
    Nov. 03, 1:00 p.m. – Nov. 04, 3:30 p.m.
    Webinar
    Take away tips on how to format a Canadian resume, cover letter and get useful strategies for setting up your LinkedIn account.
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  • RESP - Registered Education Savings Plans Info Session (English)
    Nov. 04, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. PDT
    Webinar
    Join us for an online presentation to gain expert insights on saving for your child’s postsecondary education, whether that is university, trade school, or apprenticeships.
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  • Canadian Workplace Communication Skills (English)
    Nov. 08, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Webinar
    Are you immerse in the Canadian Workplace Culture at your new job? Or are you in still looking for employment?
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  • Formatting a Canadian Resume + Creating a LinkedIn Account (English)
    Nov. 17, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. PST
    Webinar
    Take away tips on how to format a Canadian resume, cover letter and get useful strategies for setting up your LinkedIn account.
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  • Workplace Communication Skills with Guest Speaker (English)
    Nov. 20, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Webinar
    Establish and develop cross-cultural communication skills in the workplace.
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