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Quest Language Studies, Toronto, Canada


Rating: 4.2/5.0

433 Yonge Street - M5B 1T3 Toronto - see on map

What we like about the school

  • Small class size - average 10 per classroom
  • Games rooms with billiard, ping-pong and foosball tables.
  • "Excellence Award" winner from 2003 - 2014 based on direct student ranking.

What we dislike about the school

  • Do not offer favourable cancellation terms in the case of a student getting a visa rejected.

Location: Quest Language Studies in Toronto, Canada’s answer to students looking for cutting edge English language education.

School facilities: Boasting small class sizes, interactive and well-equipped classrooms and an innovative curriculum, Quest Language Studies is a must-attend for students in Toronto looking to update their English fluency. The school is accredited by Languages Canada and is certified as a Designated Learning Institute by the Government of Canada.

Course selection: The institute has a wide range of programs that cater to the different needs of individual students. Whether they’re looking for exam preparation for work and study, immigration or education, Quest language Studies has a dedicated program to help achieve any objective. The institute also offers parent and child classes that turn learning into a fun and comforting experience for both adults and their children.

Social and Cultural: The institute also organized activities on a monthly basis and has a calendar full of events and trips to discover the city and learn about the local culture. Students don’t need to plan separate trips to see places like the iconic Niagara Falls, Algonquin Park, New York City, Boston and Cape Cod and even Washington and Philadelphia. There are regular group activities to help students socialize and fraternize with their classmates.

Accommodation: Lodging options include homestays and rented apartments.
  • The language school Quest Language Studies was founded in Toronto, Canada in 1997.
  • Legal name / parent company: Quest Language Studies Corp.
  • Tax registration ID: GST866082761RT0001

English Courses

General Language
Work & Study
Exam Preparation
Information for all courses offered by Quest Language Studies
Comments about courses

Material fees:

E-texts for Core English and FOC up to 11 week study is CAD 100 and 12 weeks or over is CAD 150. Printed materials also available upon request at CAD 10 per book.

Focused Courses is an additional CAD 60 to the e-texts above (Pathway is CAD 150).

Other fees:

  • Custodianship letter for minors is CAD 100 and CAD 20 for additional.

  • Program change is CAD 50.

  • Health insurance is CAD 2 per day.
    Material fees for Academic Pathway Program is $175
Lesson duration
50 minutes
School's administrative fee
150.00 C$
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 65 C$. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Days without class
In 2022 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan. 2022, 17 Feb. 2022, 10 Apr. 2022, 13 Apr. 2022, 18 May 2022, 01 Jul. 2022, 03 Aug. 2022, 07 Sep. 2022, 12 Oct. 2022, 11 Nov. 2022, 25 Dec. 2022, 26 Dec. 2022, 09 Oct. 2022, 21 Dec. 2022 - 31 Dec. 2022.
If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are missed lessons recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.
Course material
Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 100 C$ per course level.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Free airport pickup for all junior courses (both ways)
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED For junior courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • INCLUDED Paid assistance in finding flats for long-term students at 200C$
Note: All courses offered by Quest, Toronto can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

Videos & Photos

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  • Quest Language Studies - Student Interviews4/20
  • Quest Language Studies - Social Activities5/20
  • Quest Language Studies - School tour6/20
  • Registration
  • reception area
    reception area8/20
  • Group lesson
    Group lesson9/20
  • Adventure group
    Adventure group10/20
  • Lesson in progress
    Lesson in progress11/20
  • Waiting room
    Waiting room12/20
  • Corridor
  • Conversation practise
    Conversation practise14/20
  • Signing up
    Signing up15/20
  • Leisure games
    Leisure games16/20
  • School entrance
    School entrance 17/20
  • Boat trip
    Boat trip18/20
  • Passageway
  • Outdoor social event
    Outdoor social event20/20

Quest Language Studies

Accreditations and Quality seals
Languages CanadaPreferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalDLI
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 8:20
School Size
Recommended type of transportation to city centre and name of most convenient stop for the school: * College Subway.
Walking distance from the school to recommended public transport stop: 1 minutes
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Quest Language Studies 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

  • Cafeteria

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Movie room

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Video game console

  • Billiards

  • Table tennis

  • Table soccer / football

  • 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

    • Arabic homestays available

    • Halal meals can be pre-arranged at extra cost. There are numerous restaurants that serve Halal food near the school and around the city. Muslim families are also available at first come first served basis.
  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in most classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 32
    Number of public PC workstations: 50

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Accessible Toilet

    • Wheelchair access to reception

    • Wheelchair access to cafeteria

Additional comment about facilities of school

Scanners Multimedia learning area Locker rental Arrangement with a nearby sports gym

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
Adult courses - In summer:400
Adult courses - Throughout the year: 280
Junior courses - In summer: 400
Junior courses - Throughout the year: 60
Minimum age of students
16 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 11
Adult courses Throughout the year: 11
Junior courses In summer: 11
Junior courses Throughout the year: 11
Average age of students
In summer: 22 years
Throughout the year: 25 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Toronto Pearson International Airport:
120 C$ one way
200 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
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
Ballet1 km
Baseball5 km
Basketball0.5 km
Cooking0.5 km
Dancing5 km
Field Hockey5 km
Football (soccer)5 km
Golf75 km
Horse riding75 km
Ice Hockey5 km
Music5 km
Sailing5 km
Skiing20 km
Squash0.5 km
Swimming0.5 km
Table Tennis-
Tennis15 km
Volleyball5 km
Yoga0.2 km

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

English Conversation Club Speech Contest Sport Day (Basketball, Soccer, Beach Volleyball, Table Tennis) City Events

Adults - Paid activities

City Sight-Seeing Weekend trips to: Niagara Falls, French Canada, New York City, Boston Canada's Wonderland Amusement Park Royal Ontario Museum Major League Sports: Hockey, Baseball, Basketball, Football International Parties School Farewell Parties Indoor Rock Climbing Musicals Live Comedy Canoeing Ice Skating Movies Toronto Island Bowling Laser Tag Game
Leisure programme for adults (sample):
 Sample of activities for adults (PDF)
Sample of activities for adults (PDF)
Leisure programme for juniors (sample):
 Schedule of activities - juniors (PDF)
Schedule of activities - juniors (PDF)




Rating: 4.2/5.0

Overall school rating of
Quest Language Studies, Toronto
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Student Testimonial Videos

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Quest Language Studies Brochure (PDF)
Quest Language Studies Brochure (PDF)


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FAQ about Quest Language Studies, Toronto

  • English courses at Quest start at 304 C$ for Core English 20 Lessons 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 Quest Language
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Toronto Pearson International Airport (120 C$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Quest Language varies from 1 students (Teacher Homestay English Immersion 15) to 16 students (Core English 28 Lessons)
  • 100% of teachers at Quest Language Studies hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Quest Language Studies comes from Brazil with a 20% representation, followed by students from Japan (20%) and Korea (20%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Quest Language Studies offers courses from 14 years to 99. Average age is 22 during the summer and 25 for the rest of the year.
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