Practice your English skills in a friendly setting. Join the Community Development Council Durham's (CDCD) Community Connections Program.

The program helps you:

  • Practice English conversation
  • Learn about the community
  • Meet people from around the world
  • Make new friends
  • Share stories
  • Attend workshops
  • Go to social events
  • Join a walking group
  • Connect with settled Canadians

Conversation circles

The Conversation Circles program is free. It helps you practice your English conversation skills. The members are friendly and welcoming.

Join English conversation circles in your area.

At conversation circles, you can:

  • Discuss a variety of topics
  • Ask questions
  • Share stories
  • Learn about Canadian culture


The Community Connections Program is always looking for new volunteers. If you would like to volunteer to run a local Conversation Circle, please contact the program

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