November Events @ Community Connections

upcoming eventsWant to know what’s happening with the Community Connections Program this month? 

To register for any event, please contact Teresa Tao at ttao@woodgreen.org

Nov. 7th to Dec. 19th, 2015 (7 Saturdays)

10am – 11am at WoodGreen at 1491 Danforth Avenue, 1st floor, Room 2 (west of Coxwell)

Office Dynamics! Understanding human behaviour in the workplace

Come and join our 7-week special series to practice and learn:

  1. Workplace Communication (Nov. 7 & Dec. 5) Business buzzwords, common expressions, and the art of communicating with your boss and colleagues
  2. Interview Techniques (Nov. 14 & Dec. 12) Mock interviews with training provided by experts on various styles of job interviews
  3. Business Etiquettes & Office Dynamics (Nov. 21 & Dec. 19) Soft skills training for your success at the Canadian workplace, using case studies and office scenarios enactment exercises
  4. Small Talk by the Office Water Cooler (Nov. 28) Light-hearted small talk exercises to help you work on your social and networking skills)

November 20 to December 4, 2015 (3 Fridays)

1:30pm – 3pm at Danforth/Coxwell Branch Library, 1675 Danforth Avenue, 2nd floor, Workshop Room (East of Coxwell)

Books & Tea for Newcomers

Come join us for 3 enchanted afternoons with heart-warming books, hot tea and lively group discussions!

Our pick:

Migrant Stories and Canadian Articles

Including: The Things They Carry by Marie Myung-Ok Lee

Our reading sessions will help newcomers to:

  • Enhance reading flow and reduce accent
  • Learn how to pronounce difficult words properly
  • Practice reading, listening and speaking in a group setting

ONGOING ACTIVITIES:

  • English Conversation Circles (ECC)
    • Join our program volunteers who are native English speakers and share exciting discussion topics on all aspects of Canadian culture, current events, employment and more.
    • More information here
  • A Taste of French Canada
    • Join our program volunteers who are native French speakers and have fun learning and speaking French.
    • More information here  and here
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