EC Toronto – An official TOEFL Test Centre

‘Exam in Progress’ – You will see this sign every month at EC Toronto because our school is an official test centre for TOEFL exams. Last Friday we had our latest TOEFL test here at EC Toronto. Everything was well prepared for our test participants… But EC Toronto doesn’t just offer test dates for TOEFL … Read more

Family Day – Time for Your Family and Yourself

The original idea of Family Day was to give people a day that they can spend time with their families and have a day off between New Year’s Day and Good Friday. Common activities on Family Day are skating, skiing/snowboarding, playing hockey and going to winter festivals and of course eating a lot of pancakes … Read more

National Flag Day of Canada

source: www.canadianheritage.gc.ca/flagday 1921: Red and white were named the official colours of Canada. 1965: The red and white Canadian flag was raised on Parliament Hill where our Federal parliament meets. Canada is not a very old country. Canada officially became a country in 1867 – that means we are only 146 years old! We celebrate Canada’s … Read more

Happy Valentine’s Day from EC Toronto

Today is Saint Valentine’s Day! Maybe you just know this day as Valentine’s Day (or the Feast of Saint Valentine). This special, romantic day is celebrated annually on February 14. Valentine’s Day is known in many countries around the world. If you study the history of Valentine’s Day you will learn that this day started … Read more

Welcome to CELTA at EC Toronto!

We’re one of the best known CELTA centres in Canada, and we have a great team of tutors that will help you succeed! Our Toronto CELTA course: Is a full-time, 4 week programme Involves a minimum of 120 hours with additional time required for preparation and assignments Follows the Cambridge CELTA syllabus and provides practical … Read more

EC Toronto said goodbye to Yuko Nishida

EC Toronto said goodbye to one of our special students, Yuko Nishida. She has been an AY student with us since March 2012 and has taken High Intermediate, TOEFL, Upper Intermediate and finally …. ADVANCED! Amazing! Soon she will be entering the world of work through our co-op program. We enjoyed having Yuko and her bright smile in … Read more

What is Groundhog Day?

Each year, on February 2, the groundhog peeks its head out of its burrow (the place under the ground where it lives all winter). If the groundhog sees its shadow, it becomes frightened and immediately runs back underground to sleep. That means winter will last 6 more weeks. 🙁 If the groundhog does not see … Read more