Adult English Courses in Toronto

Academic Semester/Year in Toronto 30+

Taking the time to seriously focus on your English will open up unlimited opportunities for you. This programme is for students who study for 24 weeks or more. 

You will develop fluency, accuracy and appropriate uses of English across all four language skills. You will benefit from excellent guidance, monitoring and feedback throughout this course. 

As your English and your confidence improve, you will broaden your horizons and gain a huge advantage in your chosen career or education.

On a personal level, studying abroad will give you incredible experiences. You will challenge yourself, become more independent and make lasting international friendships.

Your journey to success

From the day you arrive at EC we will plan your route to fluency. You will be guided through these steps:

  1. Sit a placement test to determine your level of English
  2. Join a class with other students of the same level
  3. Meet your teachers, mentor and Academic Semester/Year Co-Ordinator
  4. Receive your personal Language Portfolio
  5. Embark on a first class course to develop your English across all four language skills
  6. Receive constant guidance, monitoring and feedback
  7. Receive continual assessment through class tutorials, homework and regular level tests
  8. Have confidence your learning is on track as you progress towards fluency.
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Reasons to take this course

  • You want to enter university or embark on a master's degree
  • Your level is between Beginner and Advanced
  • You want to give yourself a clear advantage in the workplace and expand your career opportunities
  • You want to take a worthwhile sabbatical learning English before continuing your education or career
Available All year
Lesson length 45 minutes
Minimum age 30
Level All levels
Level Beginner to Advanced
Starts Every Monday
Class size Maximum 15

Expectations

Get qualified

Have the opportunity to certify your skills and prepare for an internationally-recognised exam, such as IELTS, TOEFL, or one of the Cambridge ESOL exams.

In addition, as an Academic Year student you will be awarded an EC Diploma or an EC Certificate of Merit at the end of your course.

Tutorials and support

A strong network of support will ensure your time with us is as successful as possible. You will receive three levels of support:

  • One-to-one meetings with your personal mentor
  • Class tutorials with your class teacher
  • Your Academic Year Co-ordinator

Language Portfolio

Exclusive to our long-term students, this unique study tool will assess your learning style and offer strategies to help you improve.

Your language portfolio will record your personal learning requirements, goals and achievements, and evaluate your progress in tests and assignments.

Additional benefits

  • Free Academic Workshops.
  • Competency Descriptor for each level.
  • Structured guidance on participation and motivation.
  • Regular homework and progress and level tests.

Special Focus - Tailor Your Learning

Study 24 or 30 lessons per week and choose from a varied selection of Special Focus options, which may include:

Culture & Communication

Understand how communication varies between cultures.

Write Now

Improve your skills in writing for different audiences.

Get Talking

Practise conversation, develop confidence, and achieve fluency.

Basic Writing Skills

Boost your written English and gain practice and confidence.

Media Studies

Sharpen your analytical skills by studying a variety of news media.

The Language of Music

Explore different types of music and learn the English to discuss.

Film Studies

Analyse and express your thoughts on different films.

Survival English/Living in English

Gain a practical understanding of English.

Grammar in Real Contexts

A focus on how English is structured.

Global Citizenship

Discuss issues such as the environment, equality and globalisation.

Academic Techniques in Practice

Learn how to write assignments, take notes and prepare presentations.

A World of Words

Learn about and discuss world issues and global geography.

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  • Chul-woo-Kim

    Chul-woo-Kim

    studied at EC Toronto 30+

    Before I came here, I found the school internet site and saw their courses. That is why I chose EC.For me, it is a very nice school. First of all, it has lots of programs such as General English course, TOEIC, etc., so I can choose what I want to ...

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  • Jaelim Ahn

    Jaelim Ahn

    studied at EC Toronto 30+

    Here, I can learn useful English expressions, and in my class there are a lot of foreign friends so I can see various cultures. My teacher always prepares a new topic so I’m satisfied all the time. After school there are activities, we can go to Toronto’s famous placesfor a ...

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  • Kenny Botacin

    Kenny Botacin

    studied at EC Toronto 30+

    I chose EC because they have a great infrastructure and good reputation, I think this school perfectly matches my needs. So I’m having a good time here in Toronto, I like this school, I’ve made a lot of good friends here. And about the teachers, they’re great, they know how ...

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  • Luiza Maynart

    Luiza Maynart

    studied at EC Toronto 30+

    After 6 months studying English in Toronto with EC. I was able to understand all the grammer, listen and speak the language well. When I applied for a regular Canadian job I never thought that they would give me the opportunity to work because I'm not a Canadian citizen. But ...

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  • Maksim

    Maksim

    studied at EC Toronto 30+

    My Russian agency recommended EC for me as one of the best language schools in Canada. I'm having a good time here. You meet a lot of interesting people from different countries and learn more about different cultures. It is a really good school to improve your english. ...

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