Elective English Courses

MLA offers a wide range of Elective English Courses to meet their specific needs – academic, conversational, or for specialized career paths.

For more advanced learners, MLA Toronto offers academic English courses at our campus in downtown Toronto. Many learners graduate to this level from general English, or come to improve their English, to prepare for the workplace.

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Business English

An ideal course for students seeking to improve their communication in English-speaking business environments. Students in this course will learn business vocabulary and language forms, research and presentation skills, and global business issues. Students will also prepare thematic weekly projects using listening / reading materials taken from various relevant sources.

Hospitality English

This is a learning experience designed for individuals looking to use English in the hospitality and tourism industry. Course materials cover a variety of essential topics such as travel and tourism, telephone etiquette, and English for presentations, meeting and correspondence, and office management. Students are also given the opportunity to explore the hospitality industry in Toronto.


Developed for Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate level students seeking to improve their confidence in public speaking and fluency in naturally spoken English. In this course, students engage in meaningful guided discussions, debate on a wide-range of relevant social topics and issues, and prepare presentations based on weekly thematic points using relevant research and learned speaking skills.

and Listening

This course helps students understand and produce more natural forms of English while targeting pronunciation points common in first language transfer. Using popular songs, TV shows and films, and a variety of communicative activities, students explore and perfect the nuances of the English language.


Our IELTS test preparation courses are designed to teach students the valuable test-taking and language skills necessary to successfully navigate and pass standardized tests of English proficiency.

Elective English Courses

Level 1 (Beginner) Level 2 (Elementary Level 3 (Pre-Intermediate) Level 4 (Intermediate) Level 5 (Upper-Intermediate) Level 6 (Advanced)
Active Speaking ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Academic Writing ✖️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Business English ✖️ ✖️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✖️
Hospitality English ✖️ ✖️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✖️
IELTS Exam Preparation ✖️ ✖️ ✖️  ✔️  ✔️ ✔️
Presentation Skills ✖️ ✖️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Pronunciation and Listening ✖️ ✖️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️

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