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Information about the English Courses in Toronto
Toronto is the largest city in Canada and one of the most multicultural and dynamic cities in the world! It is extremely popular with students from around the world, and it’s because it offers everything – culture, sports, nightlife, great food, good fun, amazing sights and a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The language centre can be found right in the heart of the city, and is equipped with modern, interactive classrooms that provide you with the best learning experience in a truly ‘international’ destination. The teachers are warm and welcoming, and ready to give you all the support you could ask for! Regardless of what course you choose, you’ll have a lifetime of memories and unforgettable moments! The school has 53 classrooms that are bright and spacious, and you’ll have access to free WiFi. There are even rooms for individual study and a computer area that is home to 58 stations. Access to public transport and the subway are a few metres away, and the school is close to all the amenities you’ll need during your stay. The school is surrounded by many bars, cafes and restaurants, and you’ll have plenty of choices!
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Each English Course in Toronto includes
- Textbooks and teaching materials
- Extra-Curricular Activities
- Welcome Event
- Internet Access
- Insurance by Guard.me
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English Courses in Toronto, CanadaEnglish courses you can follow at the school in Toronto
General, Semi Intensive or Intensive English Course in Toronto
[+] This English course teaches students practical English through thematic, interactive and engaging lessons. The program covers all four communication skills: reading, writing, oral expression and comprehension. Included in the course price is also a variety of useful and fun extra-curricular activities and workshops, an ideal way to socialize with classmates and practice your English in Toronto and other nearby destinations! >> Read more
English for Work in Toronto for Adults
[+] A well-balanced combination of simulations, tutorials, and thematic lessons are used in this English course in Toronto. Students learn in a practical and engaging way the language to negotiate a contract, manage human resources, and present business scenarios… you’ll learn how to deal with international work environments, give advice and warnings, and solve problems. This course is devoted exclusively to motivated adult students. >> Read more
English in the City in Toronto
[+] This practical English Course is well-structured and grants you the opportunity to explore the language whilst discovering what the city has to offer. This formal approach, combined with the informal, provides a basis on which to begin practicing English in everyday life. You will be starting conversations in no time! The English ‘In the City’ Course delivers a stimulating environment for students. >> Read more
IELTS Exam Preparation Course in Toronto
[+] The goal of the IELTS Preparation Course is to provide you with the techniques necessary to achieve the best possible result. Teachers will guide and support you throughout and the course also utilises exam past papers so that you are prepared for what appears on the test. The IELTS Preparation Course offers the opportunity to learn in a structured and precise manner, giving you a better understanding of texts, context, generic meaning and vocabulary! >> Read more
One to One Lessons in Toronto
[+] To make the most of your studying in Toronto you can integrate some individual English lessons with your group course. Thanks to individually tailored lessons, you will have a double advantage: you can interact with other students in the morning classes, then focus on your individual improvement in the afternoon. Having a tutor at your disposal is very useful. You can focus on your weaknesses (comprehension, speaking, writing, reading, etc.) or develop target vocabulary. >> Read more
TOEFL Exam Preparation Course in Toronto
[+] The TOEFL Preparation Course has no fail mark, but does evaluate the level of English of the candidate. The certificate is valid for 24 months after completion. It is a world-renowned qualification to obtain, and the average proficiency of those who take the test are among Intermediate and Advanced levels. >> Read more
CAE Exam Preparation Course in Toronto
[+] The CAE Preparation Course combines the best methods and approach targeted to help you obtain the CAE. Teachers are qualified Cambridge ESOL professionals and will aim to guide you throughout your course. They will endeavour to help you with the four test areas, using sample test from previous exams! >> Read more
FCE Exam Preparation Course in Toronto
[+] The FCE Preparation Course differs from the traditional English Courses and allows you to focus your learning specifically towards the achievement of the FCE, using materials that are based on past exams. Teachers provide you with a planned programme of study, with performance being monitored closely in order to provide you with the best possible support in areas that require improvement. >> Read more
Accommodation in TorontoIf you don’t know where to stay while taking your English course in Toronto, you can choose one of these accommodations proposed by the school
Parkside - Residence
[+] Each apartment consists of 2 single bedrooms (2 students sharing), a 3-piece washroom, and a comfortable living area with free WI-FI and cable TV. The rooms have a twin-sized bed, a desk, and plenty of storage space. The residence features an on-site dining program with a variety of food stations, a ... >> Read more
89 Chestnut - Residence (Summer only)
[+] Formerly a 4-star hotel, 89 Chestnut is centrally located in downtown Toronto. It is a residence of superior quality and is recommended for all types of students including executives and families. All the rooms are private and feature an ensuite bathroom with amenities. >> Read more
[+] The Harrington buildings offer spacious, well-maintained apartments with generous closet space. The pool and lounge area provide the perfect opportunity to relax and recharge. The award-winning landscaping provides a park-like setting for residents to enjoy. All apartments feature comfortable and qu ... >> Read more
[+] Staying with a host family offers you a unique and unforgettable experience – a cultural exchange which will leave you with lasting memories. You’ll be staying at the home of a local family, where you’ll have your own room (single or twin on request) in a sociable and hospitable environment. T ... >> Read more
Why Toronto? Some facts...Here is some more information on English courses in Toronto
Why take an English Course in Toronto?
Toronto has all your heart could desire… live music, art, history, nightclubs, cabaret shows, sporting events, museums and galleries, shopping malls, various cuisines and people that have settled here from across the globe. Lake Ontario is splendid, and provides you with a feast for your eyes (especially when it turns to ice in winter!). Toronto’s food scene gives any city a run for its money, and there’s a party on the beach every weekend in summer! The city has secluded islands just minutes away by ferry, and Toronto is home to world-renowned markets. There are so many ‘must-see’ points of interest, it’s impossible to list them all here!
An international environment
Does this English course in Toronto meet what someone of your age and nationality needs? Check it out by comparing the facts.
- Students of Ages 18-30 82% 82%
- 30+ 40+ 50+ 18% 18%
Course structureAn overview of schedules, starting from the first day
First Day (Monday)
The first day will commence with the registration and reception of students. You would need to arrive at the school for 8.30am, and be sure to have the following with you:
- Health insurance policy (which needs to cover you for your entire duration of your stay)
- Letter of acceptance
- Study permit (if your course is 6 months or longer)
At about 9am, there will be short language test – nothing to worry about – but it’s specifically designed to put you in a class with other students of a similar language level to yours.
(Note that during peak season – Jul, Aug, Sept – registration and reception may take as long as 3 hours due to the large number of students attending).
After the test, there will be an orientation session where you will receive information about the school, lesson times, activities, accommodation, transport and so on. The legislation around your study permits (if you require one) will be explained, and you will receive a Welcome Pack and mini-tour of the school. Depending on the course you have selected (General, Intensive or Semi – Intensive ), you may start classes immediately after this, or the following day.
On the first day you’ll get a nice welcome package, including a manual with information about Toronto, the schedule of classes, some detailed information about your English course in Toronto for adults, suggestions for free time activities, a list of extra learning activities, the school regulations and some important contact information including the emergency telephone number of the school (which you can contact 24 hours a day during your entire stay).
On the first day of your course, you are invited to a welcome event a nearby cafe/ bar or an alternative venue. This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet other students in your English course and teachers and professionals from the school!
From Tuesday onwards…
By the second day, you’ll start to follow your course schedule. During the week you will alternate between two different teachers , then you will have the opportunity to compare different types of pronunciation. On the first Wednesday of your course, your teachers will provide you with the textbooks and any other teaching materials that you may need to utilise during your lessons/ course.
Useful tips for your stay in TorontoTake a look at the suggestions from locals!
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Identity documents, medical care, and more. Before you start your course, make sure to read the information on the page: requirements.
Do not miss
- Niagara Falls (of course!)
- Royal Ontario Museum
- Ontario Art Gallery
- Ontario Place
- Toronto’s International Film Festival
- Camping in Algonquin Park
- A visit to the top of the CN Tower
- A visit to Toronto’s multi-cultural neighbourhoods
- A spectacular show in Toronto’s entertainment district
Cost of living in Toronto
- Big Mac C$7,50
- Sandwich C$5
- Can of Coca Cola C$1,5
- Coffee in a cafe C$2
- 1 litre of milk C$2,5
- 2 litres of water C$2
- Loaf of bread C$1,5
- 2 course meal in an average restaurant C$20-C$35
- SIM card C$10-C$25
- Cinema C$15
Getting around in Toronto
Travelling within and around Toronto is simple! The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is one of the finest transportation systems throughout North America. A single fare will take you anywhere in the city, and you can freely transfer between buses, streetcars and subways (you have to obtain a transfer when you purchase your fare). You can visit the site for more information.
- One-way ticket (local): C$3
- Weekly subscription (weekly local pass): C$36
- Monthly subscription (monthly local pass): C$121
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