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💸 What is the cost of ESL courses in Toronto?

In Toronto, the average price of ESOL lessons is $25.


The price of ESL lessons will differ/vary depending on:

  • the experience of your ESL tutor
  • where your lessons will be (via Skype or in the student's place)
  • the frequency of your lessons and the duration of each class
  • the objective of your classes (is to learn English for fun, or do you want to get an ESOL qualification?)

97% of our instructors give their first ESL lesson for free. Check out the prices of our ESOL tutors in your region.

👨🏼‍⚖️ How many private tutors are available in Toronto to teach private ESL courses?

In Toronto and the nearby areas, 654 private ESOL tutors are available to teach private courses


You can have a look at their tutoring advert and message ESL teacher that corresponds to your needs.


Choose your private ESL lesson from our range of more than 654 ESOL tutors.

✒️ How do a majority of pupils rate their ESL teacher in Toronto?

Students rated their ESL tutors on average 5.0 out of five from a sample of 140 recommendations.


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❓Why should you start private ESOL lessons in Toronto?

Learning to speak English has a number of advantages. The ability to communicate in another language will open up many doors for you in terms of employment, travel and culture. Other benefits of learning English include increased employability and improved cognitive skills.


All ESL private lessons with a qualified tutor offer you the possibility to master the English language quicker.


You simply just have to select your private teacher and book your ESL lessons from home or take online classes


A messaging system allows you to get in touch with your private teacher to organise your ESOL classes whether you want to learn from home or at another location


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Where can you learn English in Canada’s Capital 

Whether you are already residing in Toronto or are planning to come to Canada to improve your English skills, there are hundreds of programs to choose from suited to your specific learning needs.

English is undoubtedly the leading language of international communication. As the third most spoken language in the world, it has become the language of global business and politics with over 400 million English speakers around the world. Becoming proficient in English has become an increasingly important and essential skill around the world. 

ESL Programs suited to your learning needs 

ESL or (English as a Second Language) is a study program designed for non-native English speakers to improve their proficiency in English. Different programs will address different language skills including grammar and vocabulary, oral communication and conversational English, reading comprehension, listening comprehension. 

You may also wish to take ESL courses in order to prepare for standardised tests to prove your proficiency in English, required by certain employers or for entrance into universities. ESL tutors may help you to develop skills to improve your scores for exams such as the Cambridge Exams, TOFEL and IELTS and can provide you with practice exams and study strategies to excel in these exams. 

Some programs are run by ESL schools in order to prepare students to study in English at the University level and allow students to reach a high level of English to be able to study at at the academic level. Other programs may help students whose purpose for learning English is related to travel or social purposes, for example relocating to an English speaking country. Other programs may be focused on improving English in a professional setting, where knowledge of formal and corporate English would be essential. 

Working with an ESL tutor can help you to gain first-hand and personalised knowledge into a new language and culture. By working one on one with a tutor, they can help you to immerse yourself in a new language and culture and share their knowledge of the customs of the local community. When moving to an English speaking country such as Canada, requires a proficient level of English in order to be able to manage everyday life and to communicate with others. By learning English, this  can help to improve 

With a population of 46% of immigrants in 2016, Toronto has a high proportion of non-native English speakers and a number of programs dedicated to helping newcomers to the city to quickly improve their proficiency. 

ESL Programs in Toronto 

There are so many programs to choose from to improve your English schools in the nation’s capital. While the actual format of the study program can be highly variable, some ESL programs tend to have smaller class sizes to ensure that each student receives enough attention and is able to make adequate progress. 

The YMCA also offers ESL programs in order to help newcomers to Toronto to gain proficiency in English. As many as 20,000 students are enrolled each year in classes, however classes can fill up quickly so it’s important to be aware of enrolment dates in advance. There are a number of classes based upon your specific needs, including business needs, everyday conversation, language proficiency tests, family classes as well as citizenship preparation. 

Toronto library holds a number of classes in one of its many branches across Toronto, including Cedarbrae, Dawes Road, Fairview and Malvern. Classes are offered at different levels from Beginner to Intermediate and at to suit a variety of different schedules. Some branches even offer bilingual instructions in Cantonese and Mandarin. The Toronto library also has a number of learning resources including IELTS preparation guides, revision guides and grammar textbooks.  

Many university programs also offer ESL classes to students and professionals. The University of Toronto has an English Language Program catered to students for Academic purposes, general purposes and professional purposes. There are also a number of specialised programs incorporating volunteer experience, focus on integration and knowledge of Canadian culture, as well as experiential learning and hands on activities. 

Why Study ESL with a private tutor? 

While learning at a school or university is a great option, it can also be extremely expensive and unaffordable for many students. The large class sizes also make it more difficult for some students to get the attention they need to really improve their level. Learning ESL with a private tutor can be one of the most effective and efficient ways to improve your level in English very quickly. This is because working with a private tutor can provide you with the one-on-one support that you need to really progress. 

When searching for a private tutor, here are some questions you may want to ask: 

  • How much experience do they have teaching English? 
  • What rate do they charge? 
  • Do they have experience with exam prep e.g. TEFL or Cambridge exams? 
  • Are they able to adapt their teaching methodology to my needs (social, corporate, academic?) 
  • What is their teaching methodology? 
  • What is their schedule like? 
  • Where is the location of the lessons? 
  • What teaching material will I need for classes? Textbooks? Study guides etc. 

On Superprof, you’ll be sure to find the perfect ESL tutor in Toronto or wherever you are located. An online learning platform which connects students and tutors around the world, Superprof has a number dedicated teachers that are passionate about sharing their knowledge and love for the English language with their students. 

On Superprof, you can easily find a  tutor suited to your specific needs in your local area. Simply enter your location and the subject you’d like to learn and you’ll be shown a range of profiles for tutors offering their teaching services at varying levels and rates. In each tutor’s profile, you’ll be able to read about their teaching methodology, past experience and their CV to decide whether they are suitable to your learning needs. You’ll also be able to see the rates they charge per hour, whether they offer group classes or masterclasses for learning. 

Learning a new language may seem like a daunting task, but with the right tutor it doesn’t have to be ! 

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