Our Courses

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Regular


The objective of the regular program is to get the students from absolute zero and take them to a proficiency level in English, that prepares them to pass an international proficiency test, such as the TOEFL or IELTS...

Regular Course
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Academic


The objective of this specialization program is to prepare the students to participate in educational programs at institutions of higher learning in Canada or in the USA...

Academic English
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Professional


The objective of this specialization program is to help the students to get familiar with the technical language and jargons used in their field of expertise, their work, or simply in their field of interest. ...

Professional English
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Maintenance


Some people need to continue in touch with the English language after graduation, because they do not have many options to practice out of school. In order to meet the needs of some of our graduates...

Advanced Maintenance
  • Investment

    The largest centre of Canadian culture and English language immersion in Brazil has great value.

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  • Exclusive Method

    We have developed a unique teaching method, taking our students on a magical adventure from basics to proficiency in less than two years, or from absolute zero to proficiency in two and a half years.

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  • New Groups

    Check here the schedule available for the next classes and the days and times that will best serve you.

    New Groups Schedules
  • FAQ

    Do you have questions? Maybe we already have their answers here.

    Questions Already Answered

The School

The Canadian English Centre is the most complete centre for Canadian culture in Brazil, and has been working on the promotion of Canadian values, such as history, geography, education, economy, customs, etc. since 1995.

That is all part of Prof. Ray von Schmalz’s exclusive material, which has been developed since 1988 and has been continuously updated to make sure you get the best education.

Today, the Canadian English Centre has a team of expert teachers, instructors and teaching assistants, attending hundreds of students every semester at its 750-square-metre custom-designed school building in Curitiba, Brazil, as well through its exclusive online programs that reaches students all over the globe, even in Canada and in the USA.

School Details

Testimonials

  • "I would like to register my testimonial of the Canadian English Centre’s fantastic work with us, students of English. This method created by the Canadian English Centre consists of a fantastic strategy of fast and effective learning with extreme quality and excellence. My results this first semest..."

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    Vitor Hugo de Abreu
    Budget Analyst

  • "I have some words to say about the Canadian English Centre! Sincerely, I myself can't believe how much my English has improved in only one semester! Really, its method is terrific and I'm looking forward to the beginning of the next semester...."

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    Marlon Gleison Mecabo
    IT Professional

  • "I have studied at the Canadian English Centre for two years and a half. Now I can understand movies and TV documentaries without subtitles, and even understand song words! The method of the Canadian English Centre is very good. It teaches you how to improve your communication skills and speak fluent..."

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    Eduardo Calliari Ribas
    University Student

  • "The Canadian English Centre is the best place in Curitiba to study and learn English, with terrific teachers in a very complete environment, with good classrooms, and a library with lots of books. I tried two franchise schools and these don’t work. Only at the Canadian English Centre I am speaking..."

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    Augusto Rotondo
    Student

  • "I love the Canadian English Centre because that’s Canada’s spirit. Culture, education, honesty and respect in exciting, vibrant and fun classes that leads to learning the most important language to communicate with the world: English!..."

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    Marcelo Kasprzak
    Writer and Federal Police Agent

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Centre or Center?


Although Canadian English sounds very much like American English, and Canadians use basically the same vocabulary Americans do, Canada's English is officially British.


Understand the Difference

All teachers are personally trained by Prof. Ray von Schmalz!


Here you’ll find a team of expert teachers, who are individually trained by the author of the method, Prof. Ray von Schmalz.


Meet Our Teachers

Get to Know Canada


Being the second largest country in the world with almost 10 million square kilometres of awesome lakes, rolling prairies and majestic ice-capped mountains, with a population of just about 30 million people, Canada is certainly...

Get to Know Canada

Reach Communication Level in 5 Months


At the Canadian English Centre, communication in English begins at the end of the first semester, when students can no longer use Portuguese within the school, as well as in our cafeteria, which serves only in English.

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Ray von Schmalz


Founder of the Canadian English Centre and writer of its entire method, Ray von Schmalz is an expert in foreign language education, having given lectures at Brazilian and Canadian universities.

Meet Ray And His Story

What is happening at the CEC?

Genuine Canadian Maple Syrup

Genuine Canadian Maple Syrup

por Ray von Schmalz | 31 Aug

Free samples of genuine Canadian maple syrup at the Canadian English Centre - the oldest and largest centre for Canadian culture in Brazil, founded in...

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Get your INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH CERTIFICATE now! Check out our TOEFL test schedule for this semester!

Get your INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH CERTIFICATE now! Check out our TOEFL test schedule for this semester!

por Ray von Schmalz | 11 Aug

Friday, August 25. 4:00 P.M.
Saturday, September 2, 3:00 P.M.
Friday, September 29. 4:00 P.M.
Friday, October 20. 4:00 P.M.
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Now the Canadian English Centre is an official TOEFL ITP Test Center!

Now the Canadian English Centre is an official TOEFL ITP Test Center!

por Ray von Schmalz | 25 Jun

TOEFL ITP is the oldest and most reputable English proficiency test in the world. Produced by ETS (English Testing Service) from the USA, TOEFL ITP is...

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Did you know? Some English Tips

Tip on Adjectives!

Tip on Adjectives!

por Ray von Schmalz | 25 Jun

TOEFL ITP is the oldest and most reputable English proficiency test in the world. Produced by ETS (English Testing Service) from the USA, TOEFL ITP is...

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Haywire

Haywire

por Ray von Schmalz | 25 Jun

TOEFL ITP is the oldest and most reputable English proficiency test in the world. Produced by ETS (English Testing Service) from the USA, TOEFL ITP is...

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I was / if I were

I was / if I were

por Ray von Schmalz | 25 Jun

TOEFL ITP is the oldest and most reputable English proficiency test in the world. Produced by ETS (English Testing Service) from the USA, TOEFL ITP is...

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Parkade - A Canadian Word

Parkade - A Canadian Word

por Ray von Schmalz | 25 Jun

TOEFL ITP is the oldest and most reputable English proficiency test in the world. Produced by ETS (English Testing Service) from the USA, TOEFL ITP is...

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This is Canada!

Canada used to be a good country...

Canada used to be a good country...

por Ray von Schmalz | 25 Jun

TOEFL ITP is the oldest and most reputable English proficiency test in the world. Produced by ETS (English Testing Service) from the USA, TOEFL ITP is...

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Saint Patrick's Day - March 17

Saint Patrick's Day - March 17

por Ray von Schmalz | 25 Jun

TOEFL ITP is the oldest and most reputable English proficiency test in the world. Produced by ETS (English Testing Service) from the USA, TOEFL ITP is...

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The Canada-USA Border

The Canada-USA Border

por Ray von Schmalz | 25 Jun

TOEFL ITP is the oldest and most reputable English proficiency test in the world. Produced by ETS (English Testing Service) from the USA, TOEFL ITP is...

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