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What’s it like to study English at EC Toronto in the Winter?

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Toronto is a vibrant and multicultural city that offers a great environment for students. With a diverse range of experiences and activities for students on an English course in Toronto, regardless of the season. EC offers a variety of programs and services to help students learn English and make the most of their language learning experience. 

EC Toronto provides a range of English language courses for students of different levels, from beginner to advanced. These courses focus on various language skills, including speaking, listening, reading, and writing, and are designed to improve your overall English proficiency. 

The General English course is designed to improve your everyday English language skills. It covers grammar, vocabulary, conversation, pronunciation, and more. The curriculum is tailored to your language level and includes interactive activities and discussions. You can choose from a number of classes you take a week and add on one-to-one lessons too. 

EC Toronto provides exam preparation courses for internationally recognised English proficiency exams such as IELTS, TOEFL, and Cambridge exams. These courses help you familiarise yourself with the test format, practice exam techniques, and improve your language skills specifically for these exams. 

They also offer English for Work courses that focus on improving language skills for the workplace. These courses cover topics such as business communication, job interview preparation, writing resumes and cover letters, and professional vocabulary. You can also do your Celta course at EC Toronto

EC Toronto organises a range of social and cultural activities to help you engage with the local community, practice English in real-life situations, and make new friends. These activities can include city tours, cultural outings, movie nights, sports events, and more. Toronto is known for its diverse population, making it an ideal place for international students. You’ll have the opportunity to meet people from various cultural backgrounds and practice English with native speakers. 

Rich in cultural attractions, including museums, art galleries, theaters, and music venues, students can visit the Royal Ontario Museum, the Art Gallery of Ontario, or catch a live performance at the Ed Mirvish Theatre.  

Despite the cold weather, there are plenty of things to do in Toronto during the winter. You can go ice skating at Nathan Phillips Square, which transforms into a beautiful outdoor rink, or visit the Harbourfront Centre, where you can participate in winter festivals and enjoy seasonal activities like ice sculpting. 

During the winter, you can also explore indoor attractions like the Ontario Science Centre, Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, or the Hockey Hall of Fame. These places offer educational experiences and entertainment while keeping you warm indoors. There is also the Christmas Market, Winterlicious (a food festival), and the Cavalcade of Lights, which includes fireworks and the lighting of the city’s Christmas tree. 

The city is home to professional sports teams, including the Toronto Maple Leafs (hockey), Toronto Raptors (basketball), and Toronto FC (soccer). You can catch a game and experience the excitement of live sports. Additionally, you can explore outdoor activities like snowboarding, skiing, and snowshoeing at nearby resorts. 

By immersing yourself in the city’s multicultural atmosphere and taking advantage of the resources available, you can enhance your language skills while enjoying all that Toronto has to offer, all year around. 

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