ESL Education Program

ESL Education Program

This education program designed for English as a Second Language learners is tailored to each group depending on their language level and group expectations. Students will participate in a series of engaging activities that will introduce the function of Ontario's Parliament, its traditions and the rights and responsibilities of active citizenship.

Maximum 40
Group type


10 am; 1 pm EDT

90 minutes

Advanced registration required.
Visitors (16 years of age +) must show a piece of government-issued photo identification upon entry.
Questions? Contact us at 416-325-0061 or email
Note: Due to parliamentary events, program times and activities are subject to change without notice.


  • See the Legislative Chamber up close
  • Guided tour of the historic Legislative Building
  • Participatory group activity based on language level 

Program Options

Beginner to Low Intermediate Language Level

Parliamentary Language & Traditions – Students will be introduced to vocabulary related to parliament, highlighting its function and traditions. Students will also have an opportunity to dress-up in the traditional uniforms worn by the Speaker, Sergeant at Arms or Clerk.

Intermediate to Advanced Language Level

Active Citizenship – Students will participate in an interactive activity where they will gain an understanding of the three levels of government and their responsibilities with an emphasis on the function of Ontario's Parliament and how to become active and engaged citizens.