School of English as a Second Language

Housed in a brand new, state of the art learning space in downtown Toronto, the School of English as a Second Language offers instruction to English language learners and English language teachers. Students gain access to all College facilities, including free internet and computer use, and access to the cafeteria, gymnasium exercise rooms and the Student Centre.

ESL Programs Can Prepare You:

  • For College Studies
  • For University Studies
  • For Work
  • For Life in Canada

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program

George Brown College is right in the heart of Downtown Toronto, one of the most multicultural cities in the world. We make use of the latest instructional technology and employ current teaching methods to help you achieve your language goals – preparing for post-secondary studies, being ready for the job you want, or simply enjoying every day life in Canada.

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Apply to English for Academic Purposes (EAP) - for Domestic Students
Apply to English for Academic Purposes (EAP) - for International Students

Important Notice about EAP Program Schedule

The EAP program runs from 9am to 5pm daily, with classes on two schedules: the morning schedule is 9am to 1pm and the afternoon schedule is 1pm to 5pm.

Part time ESL Program

Improve your English in the evening or on the weekend with one of our part time ESL courses or programs. Our courses help enhance your English language proficiency and academic skills and build your confidence. The program combines in-depth training in core language skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) at eight levels with a choice of electives to suit students’ individual needs. Electives include test preparation, language for business, and pronunciation. This program is designed for students who wish to improve their English for personal, professional, and academic purposes. Register for a single course, or pursue an ESL certificate.

College Teacher Training Program (CTTP)

The College Teacher Training Program is uniquely designed to provide occupation-specific communication and employment skills and training and experience in the Canadian classroom, to help prepare internationally educated teachers to teach in the Canadian college environment. The program offers opportunities to network with college teachers and potential employers and provides mechanisms to gain experience in the Canadian classroom.