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ILAC - International Language Academy of Canada, Toronto, Canada

ILAC - International Language Academy of Canada

Students rated ILAC - International Language Academy of Canada, Toronto : 4.6/5.0   (14 reviews)

1. What we like about the school  

Star Award for best school in North America
Best rated school in Toronto
Excellent rating of teaching quality
Top rated social activities
Top rated school facilities

3. ILAC - International Language Academy of Canada

General Information

The language school ILAC - International Language Academy of Canada was founded in Toronto, Canada in 1997. The ILAC Toronto campus is a boutique-style school, centrally located in the trendy downtown neighbourhood of Yorkville, near a major subway station, surrounded by restaurants, cinemas, cafes, shops, and within walking distance to museums and the University of Toronto.

The school address is: 920 Yonge St., M4W 3C7 - Toronto (Canada).


Facilities

Microwave for student use, computer lab, library, lounge, student support desk, free water dispenser, free WIFI


Facilities for disabled students

Wheelchair access to classroom, disabled toilet, wheelchair access to reception, adapted for students with learning difficulty


Classroom equipment

Heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.
TV, air conditioning in most classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals




Association of Language Industry of Canada, Industry Canada, TESL Canada


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Lester B. Pearson International (YYZ).  It takes 35 minutes to school.


Average number of students: Adult courses in summer: 900
Adult courses throughout the year: 800
School Size
XL
Average number of levels: Adult courses in summer: 17
Adult courses throughout the year: 17
Junior courses in summer: 17
Number of classrooms: 90
Number of public workstations: 99
English teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 24 years
throughout the year: 24 years
Minimum age of students: 18 years
14 years for specific Junior courses

4. Courses

All prices in CAD (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.

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General English - Intensive Program Most Popular <English> course
Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 15
323 CAD per week
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Includes an Elective Class to be chosen from the following: Speaking, Listening, Pronunciation, Grammar, Writing, Idioms, Vocabulary, Business, TOEFL, IELTS, Oral Presentations, English Through Media, Debating, Current Events...
Starting dates Every Monday .
Fully booked on: 06.Jun.2016 - 31.Jul.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:45  - 13:45
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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General English - Power English Program
Lessons per week: 38  | Max. group size: 15
376 CAD per week
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Includes an Elective Class to be chosen from the following: Speaking, Listening, Pronunciation, Grammar, Writing, Idioms, Vocabulary, Business, TOEFL, IELTS, Oral Presentations, English Through Media, Debating, Current Events...

Students in the Power English program must also choose between one of our afternoon Power classes:

1) Power Communication Class – focuses on speaking and listening.
2) Power Academic Class – academic reading, academic writing and homework support.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Fully booked on: 06.Jun.2016 - 30.Jul.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:45  - 13:45
Afternoon: 14:15  - 15:45
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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University Pathway/Pre-degree Program
Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 15
323 CAD per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
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Wide choice programs available in relation to the topic of your studies
University placement Students learn to write university essays of 1000+ words, strategies for teamwork in an academic environment, critical thinking, time management, oral presentations, exam techniques, academic research and IELTS preparation and practice.
Starting dates 2016: 04.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 28.Mar.2016, 25.Apr.2016, 23.May.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 07.Sep.2016, 05.Dec.2016.
Fully booked on: 06.Jun.2016 - 30.Jul.2016
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Platinum Package (14 - 17 years)
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 15
1049 CAD per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in CAD -- 2600
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Course price includes accommodation: Homestay, Single room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)

Also included: health insurance, activities and excursions, 1 set of text books Toronto offers packages with Residence Accommodation: 2 weeks - $3600 3 weeks - $4850 4 weeks - $6100

Price includes: Supervision 24/7, Airport transfer (return trip)
Starting dates 2016: 13.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 15.Aug.2016.
Fully booked on: 06.Jun.2016 - 30.Jul.2016
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Summer English for Teenagers (Semi-Intensive) (14-17 years old)
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 15
238 CAD per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
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Registration fee - CAD$ 125 Return Airport Transfer - CAD$ 200 * Includes Unaccompanied Minor service. Accommodation is extra fee Social Activities are optional. Custodianship Letter - CAD$ 100

Price includes: Supervision 24/7
Starting dates 2016: 13.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 15.Aug.2016.
Fully booked on: 06.Jun.2016 - 30.Jul.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Afternoon: 13:50  - 17:50
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Summer English for Teenagers (Intensive ) (14-17 years old)
Lessons per week: 25  | Max. group size: 15
285 CAD per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
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Registration fee - CAD$ 125 Return Airport Transfer - CAD $200 * Includes Unaccompanied Minor service. Accommodation is extra fee Social Activities are optional. Custodianship Letter - CAD$ 100

Price includes: Supervision 24/7
Starting dates 2016: 13.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 27.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 15.Aug.2016.
Fully booked on: 06.Jun.2016 - 30.Jul.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Afternoon: 13:50  - 17:50
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
7
Business English
Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 15
323 CAD per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
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Price in CAD -- 680
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Students must have a minimum of ILAC Level 10 to be eligible for this course.
Students tested at Level 10 begin in the Introduction to Business course (12 weeks). Students tested at Level 12 study in the Advanced Business course (12 weeks).

Topics include handling telephone calls, negotiating, networking, managing meetings, interviewing, and socializing in a business environment; as well as the ability to write effective business memos, letters, e-mails, informal and formal reports and presentation materials. Students develop all the skills necessary to pass the Cambridge Business English Examination (BEC).
Starting dates Every Monday .
Fully booked on: 06.Jun.2016 - 30.Jul.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:45  - 13:45
Required language level Upper intermediate (B2)
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TOEFL Exam Preparation
Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 15
323 CAD per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 22 24 33 44 [+]Price for additional week
Price in CAD -- 680
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Students must have a minimum of ILAC Level 10 to be eligible for this course.
If you are at ILAC Level 10, the complete TOEFL Preparation course is 24 weeks. If you are at ILAC Level 14, the complete TOEFL Preparation course is 12 weeks.
Students may study for as many levels or weeks as required. ILAC guarantees a higher test score or your money back.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Fully booked on: 06.Jun.2016 - 30.Jul.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:45  - 13:45
Required language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Exam fee 250 CAD
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Cambridge English FCE
Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 15
323 CAD per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
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Price in CAD -- 680
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Students must have a minimum of ILAC Level 10 to be eligible for this course.
Complete course for Cambridge exam preparation: 12 weeks. Students may study for as many levels or weeks as required.
ILAC guarantees a higher test score or your money back.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Fully booked on: 06.Jun.2016 - 30.Jul.2016
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
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Cambridge English CAE
Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 15
323 CAD per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 22 24 33 44 [+]Price for additional week
Price in CAD -- 680
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Students must have a minimum of ILAC Level 10 to be eligible for this course.
Complete course for Cambridge exam preparation: 12 weeks. Students may study for as many levels or weeks as required.
ILAC guarantees a higher test score or your money back.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Fully booked on: 06.Jun.2016 - 30.Jul.2016
Required language level Upper intermediate (B2)
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IELTS Exam preparation
Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 15
323 CAD per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 22 24 33 44 [+]Price for additional week
Price in CAD -- 680
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Students must have a minimum of ILAC Level 10 to be eligible for this course.
If you are at ILAC Level 10, the complete IELTS Preparation course is 24 weeks. If you are at ILAC Level 14, the complete IELTS Preparation course is 12 weeks.
Students may study for as many levels or weeks as required. ILAC guarantees a higher test score or your money back.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Fully booked on: 06.Jun.2016 - 30.Jul.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:45  - 13:45
Required language level Upper intermediate (B2)
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Lesson duration: 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 125.00  CAD
Language school closed: In 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 25.Mar.2016, 23.May.2016, 01.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 26.Dec.2016 - 27.Dec.2016
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): English, German, Chinese, Korean, Polish, Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew, French, Russian, Japanese, Italian, Turkish, Arabic, Hungarian, Slovak, Ukrainian, Brazilian, Czech, Vietnamese
Comments about courses: ILAC's General English Programs have 17 levels of English. Each level is generally 4 weeks long. Students can change their classes every week.

Please note that registration fees in high season (June and July) is Can$200

No classes are held on public holidays, however, orientation and placement tests for new students will still take place.

5. Accommodation

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Homestay
Single room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)  | Minimum stay in weeks: 2
225 CAD per week
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in CAD 225 450 625 900 225 195
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
There is an extra charge of CAD$ 25/week for extra supplements, such as kosher/halal/gluten free food and for other special requirements.
Price extra night: 45 CAD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 40 minutes by public transport (average reported by our former students)
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner), Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 25.Jun.2016 - 06.Aug.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 25 CAD
2
Homestay
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together), Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)
205 CAD per week
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in CAD 205 410 615 820 205 195
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
There is an extra charge of CAD$ 25/week for extra supplements, such as kosher/halal/gluten free food and for other special requirements.
Price extra night: 40 CAD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 45 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner), Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 25.Jun.2016 - 06.Aug.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 25 CAD
3
Residence
Single room, No meals  | Minimum stay in weeks: 4
From 1800 CAD per month
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in CAD -- -- -- 1800 450 195
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Residence accommodation must be requested at least 2-3 months in advance.

School will confirm availability of residences on request and student must pay cost of accommodation once a residence is assigned to finalise the reservation.

Prices vary significantly depending on residence and time of year. Range: $800.00 - $2400.00 for 4 weeks.

Distance to school will vary from 2 minutes to 30 minutes.

Refundable damage deposit can vary between $200.00 and $600.00 and is to be paid upon arrival at the accommodation.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 45 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Phone, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 13.Jun.2016 - 26.Aug.2016
High season
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Comment If the student requires accommodation, the registration should be sent at least 2 weeks before arrival.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
Optional airport transfer: Lester B. Pearson International (YYZ): for 100 CAD (one way)
Taxi costs about 60 CAD to the city center
Lester B. Pearson International (YYZ): for 170 CAD (return trip)
Taxi costs about 120 CAD to the city center

6. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Dancing      
Golf      
Horse riding      
Mountainbiking      
Music      
Sailing      
Skiing      
Squash      
Tennis      
Volleyball      
Windsurfing      

7. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.6/5.0 
(14 reviews)
City 4.9/5.0 
Organisation 4.6/5.0 
Facilities 4.4/5.0 
Social activities 4.4/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.8/5.0 
Value for money 4.3/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.7/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment) 4.7/5.0 
Other 4.7/5.0 
Students liked about ILAC - International Language Academy of Canada, Toronto
"Seriousness" - (36 years)
"To be able to talk with friends from many foreign country's and to do some activities with them." - (20 years)
"A very nice atmosphere, very good teachers, good variety of courses and electives. The school offers activities every day during your stay (some are free and others aren't). Good location. There are people of all ages, but most are university students. " - (36 years)
"Good teachers, few students in class, educational classes and exciting activities ." - (27 years)
"THE MULTIETHNICITY AND THE PROFESSIONALISM" - (18 years)
All 14 reviews of ILAC - International Language Academy of Canada

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