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Step by Step Proficiency is an English language school conveniently located in the heart of downtown Ottawa, Canada’s beautiful capital city. We welcome international students to be a part of our history. Whether you come to learn English, make friends, discover a new culture, or prepare for your future career, we have the program for you.

In our ESL (English as a Second Language School) in Ottawa students can study Grammar, Pronunciation, Conversation and CNN news classes. Our English course outline is clear and focused on the practical use of English, which in our opinion is SPEAKING. Our students learn all aspects of the language from beginner to the most advanced level. Our curriculum is organized in steps so that any student can join our Ottawa English language school at any time.

It is our belief that a close and friendly relationship between the student and the teacher is the key for successful learning and indeed the success of our English as a Second Language School in Ottawa. Our personal approach is reflected in our teaching style, small classes, and the many extra-curricular activities which are organized by our English school.

The majority of our students were recommended to us by our current and previous students.

We use proven effective teaching methods and at the same time we are constantly adapting new and modern techniques used in teaching foreign languages all over the world.


All our teachers are professionally certified in Ontario.

If you choose our English school you will discover our curriculum and you will be able to see clearly which stage or level you are at, and what actions or steps you need to take to achieve fluency or “Proficiency” in English.

In short, if you join our English school in Ottawa you will experience the warmest and friendliest atmosphere, learn English language the fastest, make the most international friends, and have the most fun in Ottawa, Canada’s capital, the coolest city in the world!

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