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Connect International School, Toronto, Canada


Rating: 3.7/5.0

204-487 Adelaide Street West - M5V 1T4 Toronto - see on map

What we like about the school

  • Free optional educational workshops with local professionals and teachers.
  • Free conversation workshops.
  • Small class sizes

What we dislike about the school

  • There is a weekly course material fee.
  • Do not offer favorable cancellation terms in the case of a student getting a visa rejected.

Location: Connect International School Toronto is located in the bustling and dynamic city of Toronto, the capital city of Canada's Ontario province. Housed in the Fashion District, the school is surrounded by trendy and innovative art, shops, eateries, movie theatres and many amenities. Attractions within walking distance include the Graffiti Alley, Beyond Monet Toronto, Harbourfront Centre, the CN Tower and the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Getting around: Toronto is a pedestrian-friendly city which borders Lake Ontario. There are bus and tram lines within a moment's walk of the school, ensuring easy travel throughout the city. The closest metro station is within a 20-minute walk of the school. In a large city, the school's location offers many attractions and sites of interest within walking distance.

Course selection: Connect International School Toronto offers students a wide variety of course choices. In addition to General English, taught to adults over various schedules and intensities, Academic English, Exam Preparation, Job readiness, Family English, High School Preparation and Private Lessons are also readily available. Junior students aged 13-15 years may also study English in groups throughout the months of the school holidays.

Accommodation: The school can provide accommodation in various Homestay and Residence facilities. Options of shared or private bathrooms are available in Homestay in addition to all meals. Special dietary requirements are also available upon request.
  • Connect International School operated previously under the name Connect School of Languages (Aston).
  • The language school Connect International School was founded in Toronto, Canada in 2002.
  • Legal name / parent company: Connect School of Languages Inc.
  • Tax registration ID: 859221665RT0001
  • Abbreviated name of school: CIS Toronto
  • Covid-19 Status: School currently open

English Courses

General Language
Information for all courses offered by Connect International School
Comments about courses
Important fees: -Admin Change Fee (both for courses and accommodation): CAD 50. - Custodianship Letter: CAD 250. - Medical Insurance: CAD 20 per week (minimum 4 weeks of purchase required). All students need to take internationally-recognized Duolingo Official Profiency Test as exit test at the end of their study. Duolingo Official Exit Exam Fee: CAD 75.
Lesson duration
45 minutes
School's administrative fee
160.00 C$
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place at the school on the first day of the course.
Days without class
In 2022 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan. 2022, 17 Feb. 2022, 10 Apr. 2022, 18 May 2022, 01 Jul. 2022, 03 Aug. 2022, 07 Sep. 2022, 12 Oct. 2022, 11 Nov. 2022, 25 Dec. 2022, 26 Dec. 2022.
If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are missed lessons recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.
Course material
Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 20 C$ per week.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by a qualified consultant
Note: All courses offered by Connect International School, Toronto can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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Connect International School (CIS)

Accreditations and Quality seals
English teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Written and oral level test is performed. Students should arrive at 9:00
School Size
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Connect International School and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
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General school facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Lounge

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Free WIFI

  • Facilities for islamic students

    • Available area to pray at the school

    • Homestay option for female islamic students where no men are living in household and that prepare halal food

    • Arabic homestays available

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in all classrooms

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in most classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 10
    Number of public PC workstations: 1

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Accessible Toilet

    • Wheelchair access to cafeteria

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
Adult courses - Throughout the year: 80
Junior courses - In summer: 50
Junior courses - Throughout the year: 10
Minimum age of students
16 years
7 years for specific Junior courses
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 8
Adult courses Throughout the year: 8
Average age of students
In summer: 25 years
Throughout the year: 30 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Toronto Pearson International Airport:
120 C$ one way
240 C$ return (both ways)

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 180 days.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Express shipment fee (via courier)
120 C$

Leisure activities

activity possible
Football (soccer)
Horse riding
Ice Hockey
Table Tennis




Rating: 3.7/5.0

Overall school rating of
Connect International School, Toronto
4 authentic reviews from students who reserved with us
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CIS Brochure 2022
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CIS Junior English Summer Camp 2022
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    FAQ about Connect International School, Toronto

  • English courses at Connect International School start at 333 C$ for Semi-Essential English course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of Connect International School
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Toronto Pearson International Airport (120 C$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Connect International School varies from 8 students (Semi-Essential English) to 8 students (Semi-Essential English)
  • 100% of teachers at Connect International School hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Connect International School comes from Brazil with a 30% representation, followed by students from Japan (20%) and Saudi Arabia (10%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Connect International School offers courses from 7 years (English for Family 20, 20 lessons per week) to 99. Average age is 25 during the summer and 30 for the rest of the year.
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