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Junior English Course

Embassy Summer at York University, Toronto

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
Location: York University
Dates: 27 June - 1 August
Ages: 12 - 18
Accommodation: Single or twin standard rooms
Sample Excursions: Explore downtown Toronto, Toronto Island and Toronto Botanical Garden
Day programme available: Always starting on a Monday including tuition, activities and lunch. No accommodation included. Contact us for more information.

Room Type: Single room / Twin room

Bathroom Ratio: 1:5 students

Room set up: Traditional Canadian college dormitory

What's in a room: Single bed, dresser, desk, chair, air-condition

Common room: Yes

Cleaning: Students must clean their own rooms, bathrooms and common areas are cleaned daily

Linen cleaning: Changed weekly

Towels: Provided

Laundry: Available in residence for a small fee

Meals: Served in on-site canteen or University food court

Wi-Fi: Yes

Distance to classes: On campus

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

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.

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.

✓ Engaging classrooms with a positive learning atmosphere.

✓ 15 hours (20 x 45 minutes) of English lessons per week, morning or afternoon.

✓ Taught by qualified English teachers.

✓ Student ratios of 16 students per class.

✓ Placement testing lesson on day 1 to ensure students are classed appropriate to their level.

✓ We teach all levels, from beginner to advanced.

✓ All courses include learning resources, materials appropriate to students age and level, and an end of course certificate.

Classrooms: Standard classrooms located on campus.

Sports Facilities: Indoor and outdoor basketball courts, ball fields, a gym and an indoor pool (upon request).

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

Common Room: There are common areas on each floor of the residence building.

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

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