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Hansa Language Centre, Toronto, Canada

4.2

Rating: 4.2/5.0

What we like about the school

  • The oldest language school in Toronto founded in 1969
  • Excellent location in the heart of Toronto 2 minutes way from the subway station
  • Every afternoon free organized leisure activities for adults

Hansa Language Centre

  • Toronto is a vibrant city with lots to offer including panoramic views from the CN Tower and the huge 161 acre High Park where students can go for a hike or partake in other sporting activities. With this in mind, it is no wonder that Hansa Language Centre chose this city for its language school location. The school is found in the Downtown part of Toronto only a small walk away from the subway stop Edlington, which is well connected to all areas of the city. Surrounding the school are restaurants of all varieties, bars and shopping options.

    The size of the school is impressive, with 55 classrooms and an average class size of 9 students, boasting of 300 lessons available everyday. Along with a number of immersive courses in English including General Language courses, exam courses in ...
    both IELTS and TOEFL and private classes, Hansa Language Centre also offers a Foreign Language course in a variety of different languages including French, Spanish, German and Mandarin. Immerse yourself in the Candian culture at one of Canada's oldest language schools!
  • The language school Hansa Language Centre was founded in Toronto, Canada in 1969.
  • Address: 2160 Yonge Street, M4S 2A8 - Toronto, Canada (see on map)
  • Legal name / parent company: Hansa Language Centre Inc.
  • Tax registration ID: 858055510

Covid-19 related security measures that are taken by Hansa Language Centre

According to Immigration Canada's website, "Starting October 20, 2020, DLIs with a COVID-19 readiness plan approved by their province or territory will be able to reopen to international students". Hansa Language Centre’s COVID readiness plan is still pending approval by Health Canada. Health Canada has only just started the process of approving institutions, and this process will likely take some time. Moreover, there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the COVID situation, and the government’s response to it seems to be changing frequently. For these reasons, students applying from abroad who are interested in studying in-person at Hansa should plan to arrive in January or later, and based on current restrictions, students should budget an additional $2000 for the mandatory 14-day quarantine.

Accreditations and Quality seals

Languages Canada / CAPLSPreferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalDLI

Facilities

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in all classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

55

Number of public PC workstations:

30

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • 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 For adult courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • INCLUDED Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by a qualified consultant

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.

Average number of students

  • Junior courses throughout the year: 100

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 9
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 9
  • Junior courses in summer: 9
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 9

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years
  • 13 years for specific Junior courses

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):

13
2
1
1
1
1
2
5
12
1
2
3
2
1
3

Optional airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Pearson International Airport.

Toronto Pearson International Airport:
100 C$ pick up
175 C$ return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 10 Apr. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 18 May 2020, 01 Jul. 2020, 03 Aug. 2020, 07 Sep. 2020, 12 Oct. 2020, 11 Nov. 2020, 25 Dec. 2020, 26 Dec. 2020.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

English Courses

General Language
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 30 40
Price in C$ 365 347 630 599 895 851 1160 1102 1690 1606 2220 2109 2750 2613 4340 4123 5400 5130 8050 7648 10700 10165
Price in MXN 5299 9146 12993 16840 24534 32228 39922 63004 78392 116861 155331
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 30 40
Price in C$ 415 395 730 694 1045 993 1360 1292 1990 1891 2620 2489 3250 3088 5140 4883 6400 6080 9550 9073 12700 12065
Price in MXN 6025 10598 15171 19743 28889 38035 47180 74617 92908 138637 184365
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 30 40
Price in C$ 315 300 530 504 745 708 960 912 1390 1321 1820 1729 2250 2138 3540 3363 4400 4180 6550 6223 8700 8265
Price in MXN 4573 7694 10816 13937 20179 26421 32663 51390 63875 95086 126297
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 30 40
Price in C$ 265 252 430 409 595 566 760 722 1090 1036 1420 1349 1750 1663 2740 2603 3400 3230 5050 4798 6700 6365
Price in MXN 3847 6243 8638 11033 15824 20614 25405 39777 49358 73311 97264
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in C$ -- 1075 1022 1465 1392 1720 1634 2050 1948 2440 2318 -- -- -- -- --
Price in MXN -- 15606 21268 24970 29760 35422 -- -- -- -- --
3 classes in group and 1 private class per day.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in C$ -- -- -- 760 722 925 879 1090 1036 1255 1193 1420 1349 1750 1663 2080 1976 165 157
Price in MXN -- -- -- 11033 13429 15824 18219 20614 25405 30196 2396
Students have a choice to take classes on weeknights between the times 17:30 to 19:30 and on Saturdays between 09:00 to 14:00.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 17:30  - 18:45
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Additional Week
Price in C$ -- -- -- 960 912 -- -- -- -- -- -- 215 205
Price in MXN -- -- -- 13937 -- -- -- -- -- -- 3122
Students have a choice to take classes on weeknights between the times 17.30 to 19.30 and on Saturdays between 09.00 to 14.00.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in C$ -- -- -- 360 342 325 309 390 371 455 433 520 494 585 556 650 618 780 741
Price in MXN -- -- -- 5227 4718 5662 6606 7549 8493 9436 11324
Students have a choice to take classes on weeknights between the times 17.30 to 19.30 and on Saturdays between 09.00 to 14.00.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Additional Week
Price in C$ -- -- -- 560 532 -- -- -- -- -- -- 115 110
Price in MXN -- -- -- 8130 -- -- -- -- -- -- 1670
Students have a choice to take classes on weeknights between the times 17.30 to 19.30 and on Saturdays between 09.00 to 14.00.
Starting dates
Every first Monday of month.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Additional Week
Price in C$ -- -- -- 360 342 -- -- -- -- -- -- 65 62
Price in MXN -- -- -- 5227 -- -- -- -- -- -- 944
Students have a choice to take classes on weeknights between the times 17.30 to 19.30 and on Saturdays between 09.00 to 14.00.
Starting dates
Every first Monday of month.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Junior
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in C$ -- 530 504 745 708 960 912 1175 1117 1390 1321 -- -- -- -- --
Price in MXN -- 7694 10816 13937 17058 20179 -- -- -- -- --
Extracurricular activities take place every morning between 08:00 and 12:00. These activities are optional but are designed to complete
Starting dates
2020: 17 Jun. 2020, 24 Jun. 2020, 02 Jul. 2020, 08 Jul. 2020, 15 Jul. 2020, 22 Jul. 2020, 29 Jul. 2020, 06 Aug. 2020, 12 Aug. 2020, 19 Aug. 2020.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 12:30  - 14:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Private
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in C$ 1125 1069 2250 2138 3375 3207 4500 4275 5625 5344 6750 6413 7875 7482 9000 8550 11250 10688 13500 12825 1125 1069
Price in MXN 16332 32663 48995 65326 81658 97989 114321 130652 163315 195978 16332
25 private lessons tailored to meet your specific language needs.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Work & Study
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 13 14 15 16 Additional Week
Price in C$ -- -- -- -- -- -- 2895 2751 3110 2955 3325 3159 3540 3363 215 205
Price in MXN -- -- -- -- -- -- 42027 45148 48269 51390 3122
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Exam Preparation
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Additional Week
Price in C$ -- -- -- 1360 1292 -- -- -- 1420 1349 -- -- 165 157
Price in MXN -- -- -- 19743 -- -- -- 20614 -- -- 2396
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in C$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1480 1406
Price in MXN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 21485
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 24
Price in C$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1660 1577
Price in MXN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 24099
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in C$ -- -- -- 1360 1292 -- -- -- 1420 1349 -- -- --
Price in MXN -- -- -- 19743 -- -- -- 20614 -- -- --
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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See availability »
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in C$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1480 1406
Price in MXN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 21485
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 24
Price in C$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1660 1577
Price in MXN -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 24099
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Lesson duration: 55 minutes
School's administrative fee: 100.00 C$

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in C$ -- -- 825 1050 1275 1500 1725 1950 2400 2850 225
Price in MXN 12607 16045 19484 22922 26360 29798 36675 43551 3439
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
40 C$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
30 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 40
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in C$ -- -- 855 1090 1325 1560 1795 2030 2500 2970 235
Price in MXN 13066 16657 20248 23839 27430 31021 38203 45385 3592
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
40 C$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
30 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 15
Maximum age of students: 17
During summer time there is no guarantee that the student will be the only guest of one nationality.
The school does not cater special diets like kosher, gluten-free, vegan, etc. Please submit your request in advance.
Minors have to pay an extra fee of USD 40 per week.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Ballet5.6 km
Baseball0.8 km
Basketball0.8 km
Dancing8 km
Football (soccer)0.8 km
Golf5 km
Horse riding6 km
Ice Hockey0.8 km
Mountainbiking2 km
Music0.5 km
Sailing7 km
Skiing8 km
Squash0.1 km
Swimming0.8 km
Table Tennis0.8 km
Tennis0.8 km
Volleyball0.8 km
Windsurfing10 km
Yoga0.3 km

Reviews

4.2

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Location of the school

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7
Organisation

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2
Facilities

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8
Social activities

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1
Value for money

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 3.7/5.0

3.7
Shared Flat (apartment)
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What students liked about Hansa Language Centre, Toronto
The most thing that i liked about school was that students can choose the subjects that they wanted and you can improve the thing that you needed.
Overall rating
4.0
Value for money
4.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0
School organization
4.0
Social activities
3.0
Accommodation
Homestay
4.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: if you see that you aren't improving your level you must to change to another level.
Other comments: it is the best school that I know, the people are very friendly and if you need help they will be there for you.
You can choose the field of the english you want to improve. In addition you can change your schedule whenever you want.
Overall rating
4.0
Value for money
3.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0
School organization
5.0
Social activities
3.0
Accommodation
Homestay
3.0
Additional information
Other comments: I have been delighted with language courses services because the agency solved my questions very well and very fast.
The teachers are very cool, and we can change the subject of the class when we need other subject, as we often did!
Overall rating
5.0
Value for money
4.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
2.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0
School organization
5.0
Social activities
4.0
Accommodation
Homestay
4.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: everything is fun
There are people from all over the world and the kindness of all the teachers and people who worked there
Overall rating
5.0
Value for money
5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0
School organization
5.0
Social activities
5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
4.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: Go to Hansa because it's a very good school because they have many activities to do
To be able to choose what you really want to learn, this way you can improve your weaknesses.
Overall rating
4.0
Value for money
4.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0
School organization
4.0
Social activities
4.0
Accommodation
Homestay
4.0

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    FAQ about Hansa Language Centre, Toronto

  • English courses at Hansa Language Centre start at 66 C$ for TOEFL Exam Preparation 5 - Part-Time course with 5 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay (18+) is the most popular among all our clients of Hansa
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Toronto Pearson International Airport (100 C$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Hansa varies from 1 students (Private Course) to 15 students (Junior Programme )
  • 100% of teachers at Hansa Language Centre hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Hansa Language Centre comes from Brazil with a 13% representation, followed by students from Korea (12%) and Japan (5%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Hansa Language Centre offers courses from 13 years (Junior Programme , 20 lessons per week) to 99. Average age is 27 during the summer and 27 for the rest of the year.
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