General English Course (GEC)

Age: 12–14, 15-18
Course Length: 3 or 4 Weeks
Classes: 15 Hours / Week
Levels Offered: Low, Intermediate, High

GEC offers daily classes led by fully-accredited English teachers that develop all aspects of students’ English abilities, including speaking, listening, writing, reading and vocabulary. The aim of the course is to help students improve their confidence, fluency, and grammatical accuracy through a variety of communicative activities, such as collaborative projects, discussions, and presentations. Students are encouraged throughout the course to share their opinions and cultural experiences.

Suggested Afternoon Course (4 Weeks only): Extended English Course (EEC)

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