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Ethan Tutor ESL

I had difficulty in the writing part of the IELTS test. After taking private classes from Ethan, my paragraph structures, supporting ideas and organizational skills have improved dramatically. I feel more confident in my writing skills and my essays...

Ethan Tutor ESL

Ethan is a very professional and responsible instructor. He helped me with improving IELTS writing skill and provided me with all the useful feedback. I enjoyed taking his classes and have gained more confidence with my writing skill. I would...

Jasmine, 3 months ago

Amber Tutor ESL

My brother wanted to gain confidence in speaking English and improve his writing and grammar. Amber is very patient, helpful and taught my brother in an engaging way. We are very happy with her work!

Jerry, 3 months ago

Jiyoon (aelita) Tutor ESL

Aelita has given helpful suggestions to improve my logic in writing!

Derek, 4 months ago

Sean Tutor ESL

I really enjoyed having classes with Sean. He was very helpful and knowledgable. After the first class, he figured out what I need for my English and then he focused on my needs. Especially the assignments that he gave me were really helpful to...

Alperen, 5 months ago

Ethan Tutor ESL

Ethan is a great teacher; I scheduled six sessions with him to get the score I need for immigration. I need 8877 and eventually I got 9 8.5 7.5 7.5. At the first Ethan helped me to improve my writing from 6.5 to 7.5 and taught me speaking techniques...

Richard, 5 months ago

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Where can you learn English in Canada鈥檚 Capital聽

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.聽

ESL Programs suited to your learning needs聽

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.聽

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.聽

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.聽

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聽 can help to improve聽

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.聽

ESL Programs in Toronto聽

There are so many programs to choose from to improve your English schools in the nation鈥檚 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.聽

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鈥檚 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.聽

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.聽聽

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.聽

Why Study ESL with a private tutor?聽

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.聽

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

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

On Superprof, you鈥檒l 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.聽

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

Learning a new language may seem like a daunting task, but with the right tutor it doesn鈥檛 have to be !聽


馃捀 What is the cost of ESL courses in Toronto? | 馃捀 How much does ESOL tuition per hour in Toronto and the surrounding areas?

On average the price of ESOL courses in Toronto is $25.


Rates will differ/vary depending on:

  • the experience of your tutor
  • where your lessons will be (via webcam or an outside location)
  • the frequency of your lessons and the duration of each class
  • the goal of your classes (are you learning English for fun, or do you want to get an ESOL qualification?)

97% of our private tutors give the first hour of ESOL classes for free. Check out the prices of our ESOL teachers in your area.

馃懆馃徏鈥嶁殩锔 How many teachers are available to teach ESOL lessons in Toronto?

In Toronto and the nearby areas, 348 private ESOL teachers are available to offer lessons


You can have a look at their tutoring cv and message the ESOL teacher that suits to your needs.


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鉁掞笍 What is the average rating attributed by students to ESOL teachers in Toronto?

From a sample of 56 reviews, students gave their ESOL teachers an average of 5.0 out of 5.


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馃懘馃徏Why should you start ESOL classes in Toronto?

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


Take ESL tutoring sessions to learn more about the English language with a qualified private tutor. With the help of your tutor, now is the perfect time to learn the English language more efficiently.


Whether you want to take private lessons from the comfort of your home or take online classes, select your teacher and book your classes today.


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


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