Global Village Toronto

Top Quality English School for ESL, Cambridge and IELTS Exam Preparation

Welcome to GV Toronto English School!

Global Village Toronto is one of the most established private English schools in Canada with over 39 years of experience. 

Our friendly, professional and experienced staff are ready to help you achieve your goals with English.

GV Toronto specializes in General English, Business English, IELTS Preparation, Cambridge FCE and CAE Exam Preparation and Academic English with College and University Pathway Preparation courses. We specialize in teaching grammar structures and vocabulary in a way that makes it easy and fun to improve your level of English. Classes focus on improving all communication skills, but with a particular focus on speaking. We are also an open test centre for IELTS and Cambridge English, so students can prepare for and write their exams at our school to earn these valuable English certificates for their future.

Toronto is a great place to study! The largest city in Canada, Toronto offers students an unparalleled urban experience.  Theater, shopping, dining, professional sports including hockey, basketball, soccer and baseball, and a great nightlife are just a few the activities in our great city. The GVT Activities Coordinator plans a minimum of 20 different activities every month so students can experience all Toronto has to offer with a GV tour guide.

Located in the fashionable Yorkville area, the bright and spacious GV Toronto school is across from the dramatic Royal Ontario Museum and the prestigious University of Toronto. Just steps away is some of the best shopping in Canada at the many designer boutiques and unique markets in the surrounding multicultural neighbourhoods.  The ESL school is very conveniently located downtown close to three subway stations and many other amenities.

At the school, you will not only meet great ESL and test preparation teachers, but also an average of about 260 other international students from over 25 different countries, so it’s easy to find a friend to speak with in English! 

The strength of our educational ESL programs has been recognized by accreditation in the International Association of Language Centres (IALC), guaranteeing quality, personal service and a great English

 language learning experience. 

Come and study English with us at Global Village Toronto! 


Full-time Global Village Toronto students now receive free access to GV Online Learning, with hundreds of hours of extra English practice on reading, listening, vocabulary and grammar. Use anywhere you have internet on your PC or mobile device. 

Registered students log in here: GV ONLINE LEARNING

Our Vancouver English School Facilities

  • 27 classrooms

  • 3 student lounges

  • pool table

  • ping pong room

  • 1 mobile laptop lab

  • 1 mobile tablet lab

  • 1 computer lab: total 48 terminals

  • Free internet access and wireless network

  • 24 Microwaves, 2 student fridges, snack machines

  • classes may be held off campus in the high season

IELTS Test Preparation Classes

Global Village Toronto specializes in preparing students for success on the IELTS Test. For free IELTS advice and to register for daytime, evening or private classes, please visit the GV Toronto IELTS website:

Online IELTS Preparation Course and Practice

Click here for more information or to register for our Online IELTS Preparation Course.

STEP, BMAT, TSA and other UK Universities Admissions Tests Information

180 Bloor Street W Toronto, ON M5S 2V6 Canada
(416) 968-1405

What makes GV Toronto unique?

  • The professional GVT team: average 9 years of experience at GV!

  • Incredible location across from the University of Toronto and the Royal Ontario Museum

  • Largest IELTS Testing Centre in Toronto 

  • Established Cambridge Program & Testing Centre

  • High Quality Junior program downtown Toronto

  • GVT Parent and Child program

  • Exciting and unique activities

  • Flexible apartment, homestay and student residence options

  • Multicultural atmosphere: meet students from more than 20 different countries at GV Toronto each session!