General English Course (GEC)

Age: 12–14, 15-17
Course Length: 3 or 4 Weeks
Classes: 15 Hours / Week
Levels Offered: Low, Intermediate, High

GEC offers daily classes led by professional English teachers that develop all aspects of students’ English abilities. Specifically, classes focus on improving speaking and listening skills through a variety of communicative activities, including collaborative group projects. Classes also provide students with the opportunity to learn about the cultural sites and historical places that they will visit while exploring Toronto and experiencing Canadian culture.

Suggested Afternoon Course (4 Weeks only): Intensive English Course (IEC)

Evaluation and Certificate: At the end of each Course, students receive a personalized evaluation and those who succeed are rewarded a certificate of course completion from University of Toronto, New College.

Sample Daily GEC Schedule
8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00 Computer Lab Access
10:00 – 13:00 General English Course
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 17:00 Afternoon Activity or Optional Afternoon Course (4 Weeks only)
18:00 – 19:30 Dinner
20:00 – 22:30 Evening Event
23:00 Curfew