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LSI - Language Studies International, Toronto, Canada

3.7

Rating: 3.7/5.0

Suite 210, 1055 Yonge Street - M4W 2L2 Toronto - see on map

What we like about the school

  • Located in a unique modern building across the street from restaurants and parks.
  • Student fridge, microwave and coffee machine available for use.
  • Free assistance in applying to college/university programmes by a qualified consultant.

What we dislike about the school

  • Additional private lessons quite expensive

Location: The school is situated one block north of Rosedale subway station, about 10 minutes from downtown by subway and within walking distance of shops, cinemas and parks.
  • The language school LSI - Language Studies International was founded in Toronto, Canada in 1995.
  • Legal name / parent company: Language Studies International (Canada) Inc.
  • Tax registration ID: 898565478RC0001
  • Abbreviated name of school: LSI Toronto
  • Covid-19 Status: School currently open

English Courses

General Language
Junior
Private
Work & Study
Business
Exam Preparation
Information for all courses offered by LSI - Language Studies International
Comments about courses
For BEGINNER level a minimum booking of 12 weeks is required. Optional Health Insurance: CAD 15 per week.
Lesson duration
50 minutes
School's administrative fee
155.00 C$
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place at the school on the first day of the course.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 95 C$. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Days without class
In 2022 (including national and regional bank holidays):
03 Jan. 2022, 21 Feb. 2022, 15 Apr. 2022, 18 Apr. 2022, 23 May 2022, 01 Jul. 2022, 01 Aug. 2022, 10 Oct. 2022, 11 Nov. 2022, 05 Sep. 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 is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.

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 Language level placement test before arrival
  • 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
Note: All courses offered by LSI - Language Studies International, Toronto can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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LSI - Language Studies International (LSI)

Accreditations and Quality seals
Preferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalMCU
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 8:50
School Size
Recommended type of transportation to city centre and name of most convenient stop for the school: * Rosedale.
Walking distance from the school to recommended public transport stop: 5 minutes
Travelling time from recommended stop to city centre by public transport: 10 minutes
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at LSI - Language Studies International and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Visa - logoMastercard - logoAmerican Express - logoTravellers Check - logoBank Transfer - logo

General school facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Library

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Movie room

  • Lounge

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Facilities for islamic students

    • Available area to pray at the school

    • Homestay option that can prepare halal food

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

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in all classrooms

    • Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 18
    Number of public PC workstations: 2

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Wheelchair access to classroom

    • Accessible Toilet

    • Wheelchair access to reception

Additional comment about facilities of school

* Multimedia equipment for both classroom and individual use

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
In summer:250
Throughout the year: 160
Minimum age of students
16 years
6 years for specific Junior courses
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 5
Adult courses Throughout the year: 5
Junior courses In summer: 3
Junior courses Throughout the year: 2
Average age of students
In summer: 25 years
Throughout the year: 25 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Toronto Pearson International Airport:
110 C$ one way
205 C$ return (both ways)
Best arrival airport is Lester B. Pearson International (YYZ).

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
Yes
Express shipment fee (via courier)
100 C$
Free shipment via regular mail
Yes
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Dancing1.5 km
Golf10.5 km
Horse riding8 km
Ice Hockey5 km
Music2 km
Sailing7 km
Skiing105 km
Squash4 km
Swimming3 km
Tennis0.5 km
Volleyball10 km
Windsurfing8.5 km
Yoga1 km

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities
Movie nights Walking tours Picnics Galleries * Museums
Adults - Paid activities
Niagara Falls (CAD 49) Art galleries Museums (CAD 20) Sports events (CAD 10) CN Tower (CAD 25) Toronto Island (CAD 15)
Junior - Free activities
Movie nights Walking tours Picnics Sports days
Leisure programme for adults (sample):
Adult Social Programme 2022
Adult Social Programme 2022

Accommodation

Reviews

3.7

Rating: 3.7/5.0

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LSI - Language Studies International, Toronto
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Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9
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Rating: 3.5/5.0

3.5
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3
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Brochures

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    FAQ about LSI - Language Studies International, Toronto

  • English courses at LSI - Language Studies International start at 176 C$ for Afternoon 10 course with 10 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of Language Studies International
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Toronto Pearson International Airport (110 C$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Language Studies International varies from 1 students (9 Day Compact Course (82)) to 16 students (Intensive 25 )
  • 100% of teachers at LSI - Language Studies International hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at LSI - Language Studies International comes from Brazil with a 20% representation, followed by students from Italy (9%) and Japan (6%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • LSI - Language Studies International offers courses from 6 years (Junior Program - Tuition only, 20 lessons per week) to 99. Average age is 25 during the summer and 25 for the rest of the year.
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