English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs

Get the language skills you need to succeed in Canada!

Through flexible program options including full-time, part-time, and summer courses, the School of English as a Second Language provides many opportunities for you to pursue your English language and post-secondary goals. Studying at George Brown's downtown campus allows you to experience one of Canada's most vibrant cities while our student support team will help you become part of the college community so you feel at home in Toronto.

Explore our ESL programs

Full-Time Programs

Our English for Academic Program can help you improve your English and prepare for post-secondary study and future employment. In addition to your studies, you'll get a true Canadian college experience through various student life events and activities.

Summer English

Our Summer English in Toronto program is an exciting opportunity to improve your English in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

Designed for students 15 years and up, we offer flexible enrollment and a customized learning experience so you can progress at your own pace.

Did you know?

Approximately 70% of our School of English as a Second Language graduates go on to a diploma or degree program at George Brown College. During your time here, you'll:

  • practice your English skills in a welcoming environment
  • build confidence in your abilities
  • have access to language testing services
  • collaborate with other students whether online or in-person
  • become part of the college community through events and activities hosted by our Student Success Team