Toronto Midtown

English school in Toronto

Founded in 1969, our Toronto English school is one of the largest and most established language schools in Canada. The school offers a huge variety of english classes , a flexible schedule, and a long list of trips, excursions, sports and social activities. There are two recently renovated campuses, and both are located in the heart of Toronto, in the well known area of "Cabbagetown"; they are a 3 minute walk from one another. 

The English school is a short walk from the main points of interest in Toronto, and is very close to the metro stop Eglinton. "Cabbagetown" is a small neighbourhood with a lot of charm, where there are unique residential houses in a Victorian style and small businesse, pubs, quaint shops, all in the centre of the large city of Toronto. 

Our English students can study more than twenty different subjects at twelve levels, from absolute beginner with no English language skills to extremely advanced level classes that prepare students for TOEFL exams. You will be placed in classes perfect for your needs, but the flexible schedule allows you to raise or lower your level or change subjects simply by discussing it with a student counsellor.

Facilities at the English school

  • 57 classrooms equipped with the most modern audiovisual equipment 
  • 2 laboratories with more than 30 computers
  • Wifi connection
  • Library with books and dictionaries
  • Book shop
  • More than 1,000 international students and more than 50 students, allowing a more varied style of learning.

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  • Wifi doesn´t have  Wifi
  • Student lounge doesn´t have  Student lounge
  • Prayer room doesn´t have  Prayer room
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Holidays

  • 07/08/2017
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Accreditations

The school is accredited by:

TESOL


Strongest Points

  • The Canadian population is well known for being one of the most friendly populations that exist.
  • A beautiful city which is very easy to get around
  • Many different activities 

Toronto 

Toronto is the capital of Ontario, it is a modern city with more than 5 millions inhabitants. It is situated on Ontario lake, a large mass of water where in spring and summer, you can do water sports and boat trips are organised. 

It is considered one of the more cosmopolitan cities in the world, cherishing different nationalities and cultures. The majority are Portuguese, Italian, Latinamericans and Asians. Toronto is a city impacted by its enormous green spaces, big commercial avenues, skyscrapers and high international level restaurants. It is the headquarters of the biggest University in Canada, as well as having a large number of prestigious faculties and university colleges. 

In Toronto, they celebrate around 30 cinema festivals per year, as well as numerous different cultural events on an international level, so the students will find many different leisure activities so they will never get bored after English classes. 

Things to see and do in Toronto

Culture

  • Visit the CN Tower
  • Discover the Toronto Eaton Centre
  • Visit the Ontrario Science Centre

Leisure

  • Enjoy a Hockey game at the Air Canada Center
  • Visit Toronto Zoo
  • Ontario Place: a leisure and training centre constructed in one of the 3 artificial islands on the lake

Trips

  • Spend a day at Paramount Canada´s Wonderland
  • Visit New York
  • Take an excursion to Niagra Falls 

Interesting things about Toronto:

  • The metropolitan zone has more than 4.7 million inhabitants.
  • The city was born as a military camp, constructed in 1793 and was raised in anticipation with the war with the United States. 
  • More than 40% of the population is made up of young people.
  • It´s one of the cleanest cities in North America
  • It is a safe city; there are no robberies or juvenile crime. Walking around Toronto at any time of day and night is completely safe.
  • Toronto is made up of 6 zones; the city centre, North York, East York, York, Scarborough and Etobicoke. It is divided into about 140 areas. 

What to see in Toronto

  • CN Tower: it is the most famous symbol of Canada, 553.33 metres high, Canada´s National Tower is the highest building in the world. 
  • Air Canada Center: hockey stadium
  • SkyDome, now called The Rogers Centre: famous for its folding floor, it is the home to Toronto Argonauts football team and the Toronto Blue Jays baseball team, world winners in 1992 and 1993.
  • Toronto Eaton Centre: situated in the bustling centre of Toronto, shares the honour of being one of the most visited attractions in the city. 
  • Canadian National Exhibition: Nearly 1.5 million square metres of entertainment, buildings, sports, space, environment etc. 
  • Toronto zoo: divided into geographical regions, the zoo has more than 71 acres (3 squared kilometres) in length and has more than 5000 animals in its natural habitat. 
  • Paramount Canada´s wonderland: the largest theme park in the country, constructed in 1980, has 300 acres (1.2 squared kilometres) and can be found in the North of Toronto. 
  • Ontario Place: A leisure and training centre constructed in one of the 3 artificial islands on the lake. 
  • Harbourfron: The pier of Toronto has been changed gradually into a leisure and training area, which has boutiques, art galleries, theatres, restaurants, hotels and a marina. 
  • Toronto Islands: Only 10 minutes on a ferry to Yongue Street, Toronto islands offer panoramic views over the city. 

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Festivals in Toronto

  • Toronto Beaches International Jazz Festival
  • Toronto Street Festival
  • Caribana Parade
  • Taste of the Danforth (Greek festival)
  • Dundas Square - weekly concerts and events

 


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Standard English Course

This English course focuses on the most important aspects of the language: grammar, reading, conversation, listening, writing, idioms, pronunciation, phrasal verbs.

Perfect for

It is perfect for those who want to improve their language gradually

Additional information

3 hours of classes per day

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 3 to 48 weeks
  • Horas per Week  15
  • Duration of Classes  55 Minutes
  • Timetables Morning or afternoon
  • Level test  Yes
  • Accredited Diploma  No
  • Level  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  8
  • Average during the rest of year  7
  • Minimum age  16

Semi Intensive Course

This English course focuses on the most important aspects of the language: grammar, reading, conversation, listening, writing, idioms, pronunciation, phrasal verbs.. The aspects covered are more extensive as the number of hours is higher.

Additional information

4 hours of class per day

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 3 to 48 weeks
  • Horas per Week  20
  • Duration of Classes  55 Minutes
  • Timetables Morning or afternoon
  • Level test  Yes
  • Accredited Diploma  Yes
  • Level  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  10
  • Average during the rest of year  9
  • Minimum age  16

Super Intensive Course

This English course focuses on the most important aspects of the language: grammar, reading, conversation, listening, writing, idioms, pronunciation, phrasal verbs.. The aspects are a lot more extensive since the number of hours in this course is more than double that of the standard course. 

Perfect for

It is ideal for those that want to improve their knowledge of the language in a quicker and more condensed way.

Additional information

6 hours of class per day

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 3 to 48 weeks
  • Lecciones per Week  30
  • Duration of Classes  55 Minutes
  • Timetables Morning and double
  • Level test  Yes
  • Accredited Diploma  No
  • Level  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  10
  • Average during the rest of year  9
  • Minimum age  16

Intensive course

This English course focuses on the most important aspects of the language: grammar, reading, conversation, listening, writing, idioms, pronunciation, frasal verbs.. The aspects are a lot more extensive since the number of hours in this course is more than double that of the standard course. 

Additional information

5 hours of class per day

Characteristics

  • Course duration from 3 to 48 weeks
  • Horas per Week  25
  • Duration of Classes  55 Minutes
  • Timetables Morning and afternoon
  • Level test  Yes
  • Accredited Diploma  No
  • Level  A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2.
  • Maximum students per class in summer  10
  • Average during the rest of year  9
  • Minimum age  16

Extra-curricular Activities

What to do in Toronto

The school where you will carry out your English course has a wide activity programme: walks, visits, trips, excursions, sports and much more. The students can go on trips or excursions, do sports or participate in social events. 

Toronto is one of the biggest cities in the world and has a lot to offer its visitors. There is always something to do, no matter what your tastes are. From hockey to baseball, from museums to international film festivals, cultural events, amusement parks, restaurants, picnics.. You will never be bored in Toronto!

Some activities are free, however the majority you will need to pay extra for. 

Some examples of the activities:

  • Walks around Toronto
  • Cinema nights
  • Dance classes
  • Visit to the amusement park Wonderland
  • Visit the CN Tower
  • Visit Toronto Castle
  • Boat parties
  • Visit to St. Lawrence Market

Excursions:

  • "Thousand Islands" and "White Water Rafting". The trip includes a visit to Fort Henry, a boat trip to Thousand Islands (Ontario Lake/St Lawrence river) and a day rafting. 
  • Montreal, Ottawa and Quebec city includes two nights in an economic hotel, visit to Quebec city and Montreal - The old Montreal, Mount Royal, Terre des Hommes, the Citadel and Notre Dame 
  • Canoe trip to the silvestre park in Algonquin or in aother park in Muskoka
  • Trip to New York: visit the city of Manhattan - Empire State Building, The Statue of Libery, Rockefeller Centre, Times Square and Central Park. 
  • Niagara Falls and visit to the casino and wine factories. This trip can include: Niagara-on-the-lake, a trip to a local wine factory, a casino or a shopping centre with discount shops or "outlets".
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Accommodation

Homestay

Homestay is perfect to be able to practice your English after class. All families have been carefully selected and are visited regularly to ensure quality service. You will receive the name, address, and telephone number of the host family about two weeks before your departure. Flight information should be confirmed as early as possible or, at the latest, two weeks prior to arrival.

Accommodation with a family includes half board (breakfast and dinner) from Monday to Friday and full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) at the weekends.

Availability: All year

Room Type: Single bedroom

School distance: 20-50 minutes on public transport

Check-in: Sunday

Check-out: Saturday

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  • Kithchen Utensils doesn´t have  Kithchen Utensils
  • Security service doesn´t have  Security service
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  • Towels it has Towels
  • Breakfast doesn´t have  Breakfast
  • Half Board it has Half Board
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Residence

The Residence is located in downtown Toronto, minutes’ walk from all the major tourist attractions. It is an ideal base for your stay in Canada’s largest city! The 22 floor building is a 5 minute walk from Yonge Street, and a 5 minute walk from Yonge-Dundas Square. Tourist attractions such as the Royal Ontario Museum, Queen’s Park, the Hockey Hall of Fame, and the Art Gallery of Ontario are all within walking distance of the residence’s building. The accommodation is an ‘apartment style’ – all bedrooms are in apartments containing 4 or 5 bedrooms, sharing 2 bathrooms and a kitchen/common area.

A continental breakfast is included in the price every morning from 07:00-11:00. It is served in the restaurant with a garden. 

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Availability: from 5th May to 28th August 2016

Room Type: Single room

School distance: 20 minutes on public transport

Check-in: Sunday from 16:00

Check-out: Saturday before 10:00

Characteristics

  • Internet it has Internet
  • Private bathroom doesn´t have  Private bathroom
  • Laundry facilities it has Laundry facilities
  • Cleaning service it has Cleaning service
  • Wifi it has Wifi
  • Kitchen it has Kitchen
  • Kithchen Utensils it has Kithchen Utensils
  • Security service it has Security service
  • Bed-linen it has Bed-linen
  • Towels it has Towels
  • Breakfast it has Breakfast
  • Half Board doesn´t have  Half Board
  • Full Board doesn´t have  Full Board

How to get there

How to get to Toronto

The main airport in Toronto is the Pearson International AirportIt is located approximately 32km from the centre of Toronto. It is the most frequented airport in Canada, and the 29th most frequented in the world. Normally, the flights from Spain land at this airport. 

The airlines that fly to Toronto from Spain are:
  • Aircanada
  • Airtransat
  • Iberia

From the airport to Toronto

  • Bus: The Toronto Transit Comission  is one of the companies in charge of this service. Their bus line regularly goes to Toronto, and to other regional and local destinations. The Airport Rocket is the company which takes 20 minutes and usually ends in Kipling Station, going to Dundas Street and East Mall Crescent. 
  • Train: The train will also get you to Toronto. Go Transit is the company that runs this service in Toronto and the neighbourhoods in the city. 
  • Shuttle (Transfer service). If you have reserved accommodation in residence, you can reserve the shuttle for the same residence, from and to the airport. 



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