Welcome to ACCESS - a small school with a big heart. A school where you will feel like a part of a family - where everyone knows one another. A school where you will feel important and cared about - where you are a name and not a number. Walk inside ACCESS and you will see students from many countries from around the world, talking and interacting with each other. ACCESS is a friendly, warm school where there are no cliques and everyone is a member of one big family - the ACCESS family.
ACCESS is a small, boutique-style school committed to offering high-quality English language learning experiences. We offer a friendly, comfortable environment where each student feels special and cared for. Since 1999 we have helped thousands of students from more than 20 countries around the globe improve their English language skills. As former English teachers, we recognize that your success in learning English is largely dependent on the environment in your school. That’s why at ACCESS you will find small classes with lots of personal attention from your teachers, professional, caring staff, and a friendly atmosphere where we encourage students of all nationalities to mix and get to know one another. At ACCESS we do all we can to bring you the best learning environment. At ACCESS we care about your success.
At ACCESS, our top priority is to provide our students with high-quality English language programs. To ensure quality standards are constantly being maintained, ACCESS is a member of Quality English and accredited by Languages Canada. We regularly undergo quality reviews by both of these associations. ACCESS has been an active member of Quality English since 2006 and is proud to have been selected as the first Quality English school in North America. Quality English schools are carefully selected from the best Independent English language schools in English speaking countries. They are renowned for their quality and reputation and offer a choice of general and specialized courses in desirable locations around the world. All schools are independently owned and managed. They are not part of a chain and each school has its own unique character.
ACCESS has been an active member of Languages Canada since its inception in 2008. Prior to the formation of Languages Canada, since 1999, ACCESS was a member of CAPLS (Canadian Association of Language Schools). Languages Canada is Canada’s national language education association representing more than 220 private and public members that offer accredited English and French programs.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE ACCESS
- WE CARE
Our friendly, caring teachers and staff will support you to achieve your personal and academic goals. For 19 years we have been taking good care of students just like you. If there’s anything you need, just ask!
- PERSONAL ATTENTION
Your classes will have no more than 10 students. This offers you the best chance at accelerated English learning.
- FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT
ACCESS’ small, friendly, relaxed environment means that ACCESS will become your new home away from home.
- WE HAVE EXPERIENCE
Our teachers are top-rated and accredited. They have a passion for teaching and for motivating their students.
- BE PART OF A COMMUNITY
Create life-long friendships with our teachers, staff, and students from around the world. There’s a whole ACCESS community waiting to welcome and support you on your new journey.
- FREE EXTRAS
Every weekday you can join our free 30-minute English language workshops. Every Friday we offer “FREE Friday” activities. It’s all free for ACCESS students!
- GREAT DOWNTOWN LOCATION
ACCESS is located in the heart of downtown Toronto, at Yonge St, & Bloor St, where the two main subway lines intersect. We are a five-minute walk from the University of Toronto, the Royal Ontario Museum, Yorkville’s exclusive shopping area, and the Toronto Reference Library. As a new visitor to Toronto, convenience is important, and ACCESS definitely has it all!
- THE BEST NATIONALITY MIX
Among Toronto English language schools, ACCESS offers the best student nationality mix. Come see for yourself!
TESTING On your first day at ACCESS, you will write a placement test to determine your English level and the appropriate classes for you. Based on your results, we will help you to set goals and come up with a plan for your English language learning at ACCESS. Regular testing is an important part of the ACCESS program. At ACCESS you can expect to write tests every week. You will also be evaluated in other areas such as home work completion, participation in class, oral presentation and group work.
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