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Toronto Junior English Course

Embassy Summer at York University, Toronto

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Welcome to Toronto! Our centre is located at the impressive Keele campus of York University, the third-largest university in Canada.
There are some great facilities on campus, such as indoor and outdoor basketball courts, a swimming pool and ball fields, and the centre of Toronto is only a 30-minute metro ride away.

Key Facts


Price (per week):

Single/ Twin standard room: CAD $2080

Day Programme: CAD $670

Always starting on a Monday including tuition, activities, and lunch. No accommodation is included. Contact us for more information.

Location: York University

Dates: 07 July - 04 August

Ages: 12 - 18 (18 year olds accepted as part of a group)

Accommodation: Single/twin standard rooms and apartment-style single/twin rooms with en-suite

Sample Excursions: Explore downtown Toronto, Toronto Island and Toronto Botanical Garden

           


✓ Single/twin standard rooms with a shared bathroom ratio of 1:5 located, in Tatham Hall student residence

✓ Communal space on every other dormitory floor

✓ Room furniture includes a wardrobe, desk and chair

✓ Bathrooms are cleaned daily

✓ Linen changed weekly

✓ Laundry available in residence building for a small fee

✓ Meals are served in a large self-service dining hall or in the university food court

✓ All rooms have air conditioning

✓ Wi-Fi available throughout accommodation, social and teaching spaces

✓ Towel, hand towel and soap is provided

The programme includes several half-day trips and 1 full-day excursion every week, as well as on-site activities in between lessons. All activities are designed to continue the learning in a fun and enjoyable way, encouraging students to develop life skills and make new friends through sport, activities and socially interactive games

Activities
Sports:
With a choice of football, mini Olympics, volleyball and basketball.

Drama: Drama and performance activities, such as drama workshops and scavenger hunts.

Evening: Activities such as karaoke, a talent show, team games and Downtown by night tours.

Half-Day Trips
Our students get to explore exciting places in and around Toronto such as Ontario Science Center, Casa Loma, High Park, Royal Ontario Museum and Kensington Market.  

Full-Day Excursions
Downtown Toronto: explore downtown Toronto and visit the CN Tower.
Toronto Island: explore the island and enjoy a nice picnic
Toronto Botanical Gardens: enjoy 17 beautiful gardens and lovely environment.

We offer additional optional activities/excursions in the centre as well, such as:

  • Niagara Falls and nearby Outlet Shopping
  • The CM Tower
  • Ripley’s Aquarium

The classroom is at the heart of your Toronto Junior English Course. English Lessons are student-centred and encourage the development of relevant language skills.

  • Taught by friendly and professional English teachers
  • 20 x 45 minute lessons per week each morning
  • Placement test on day 1 to ensure students in appropriate level
  • Approximatley 17 students per class
  • Students will be placed in an international class with students of different nationalities
  • Classrooms are standard style
  • Classrooms are located on York University campus
  • Curriculum with emphasis on communication skills
  • Materials included as well as an end of course report and certificate

Meals: Meals served in a large self-service canteen or in the food court on campus.

 

Breakfast

  • Both cooked and continental which might include pancakes, eggs, juice, coffee and toast.

Lunch

  • Two courses, 3 options including a vegetarian option.
    Packed lunches (provided at weekends): water, fruit, sandwich, crisps and biscuits/cake

Evening Meal

  • Two courses, 3 options including a vegetarian and halal option.

Snacks

Vending machines, coffees shops and a shopping mall are located in the campus for drinks and confectionery.

Meals served in large self-service dining hall in residence building or in the university food court.

 

Facilities

  • Outdoor basketball courts
  • Gymnasium (upon request)
  • Indoor pool (upon request)
  • Laundry facilities are located in the basement of the residence building.
  • Common areas are available on each floor of the residence.

 

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi throughout accommodation, social and teaching spaces.

Travel times to nearest airport

Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ) 25 mins

 

Local public transport services

York University bus stop 10 mins walk
York University subway station 13 mins walk
WEEK A Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Morning Welcome Arrivals Placement, Orientation / Lessons 9:00- 12:30 Lessons 9:00- 12:30 Lessons 9:00- 12:30 Lessons 9:00- 12:30 Lessons 9:00- 12:30 Day Trip to Niagara Falls
Afternoon Shopping in the City @ Eaton Centre Mall or Visit Ontario Science Center York Campus Tour & Scavenger Hunt ES Led Tour of Nathan Philiips Sq & Dundas Square Visit St. Lawerence Market & Old Town Explore Kensington Market Explore and shop in China Town
Evening Welcome Party & Social Exploring Little Italy Onsite Sports or Activity Club ARGO Art Gallery of Ontario and Exploring Nearby Onsite Sports or Activity Club Graduation & Karaoke Dance Party Movie Night or Sports in the Park
 
WEEK B Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Morning Canada Wonderland Placement, Orientation / Lessons 9:00- 12:30 Lessons 9:00- 12:30 Lessons 9:00- 12:30 Lessons 9:00- 12:30 Lessons 9:00- 12:30 Day Trip: Explore and Picnic at Toronto Island
Afternoon Visit York University Library and Art Gallery with Photo Scavenger Hunt Distillary District Walking ES Led Tour Onsite Tye Dye Party Explore Little Italy & Baldwin Village Visit to the CM Tower
Evening Welcome Party & Social Explore China Town Onsite Sports or Activity Club Dream in High Park Theater Onsite Sports or Activity Club Graduation, Birthdays & Dance Party 7:00- 10:00 Movie Night or Sports in the Park
 
WEEK C (3 Week Students ONLY) Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Morning Day at Ripleys Aquarium Lessons 9:00- 12:30 Lessons 9:00- 12:30 Lessons 9:00- 12:30 Lessons 9:00- 12:30 Lessons 9:00- 12:30 Shopping in the City
Afternoon Scavanger Hunt or Sports in the Park Explore Queens West & Graffiti Alley Museum of Illusions Explore Casa Loma Lead Tour Ryerson University or University of Toronto
Evening Welcome Party & Social Music in the Park Onsite Sports or Activity Club Dream in High Park Theater Onsite Sports or Activity Club Graduation, Birthdays & Dance Party 7:00- 10:00 Movie Night or Sports in the Park

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