English Courses - Vancouver

General

Program Description

Located next to Canada Place, our Vancouver English language school is just one block away from the waterfront. Consistently ranked among the most beautiful and liveable cities in the world, Vancouver is ideal for students looking to combine city life with the great outdoors.

Key facts

  • Level A1 - C2
  • Average class size: 13
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Learning Centre
  • Social area
  • Computer access
  • School Capacity 280 - 300

Available courses

General English

Basic 20

Our General English Basic course in North America covers the key language learning areas of reading, writing, speaking and listening, using one-to-one tutorials and regular progress tests to respond to the student’s individual learning needs. The course includes 20 lessons of General English per week and students have the option to add additional lessons to further develop their skills.

Intensive 25

Our General English Intensive course in North America covers the key language learning areas of reading, writing, speaking and listening, using one-to-one tutorials and regular progress tests to respond to the student’s individual learning needs. The course includes 20 lessons of General English and 5 lessons studying one of our Electives per week.

Super Intensive 30

Our General English Super Intensive course in North America covers the key language learning areas of reading, writing, speaking and listening, using one-to-one tutorials and regular progress tests to respond to the student’s individual learning needs. The course includes 20 lessons of General English and 10 lessons studying one of our Electives per week.

Premier

Our General English Premier course in North America is the ideal way to combine class-based instruction with private lessons in a comprehensive program that focuses on a student's individual needs. It includes 25 English lessons per week and students can choose a combination of additional elective lessons and private lessons.

Academic English

IELTS Preparation – Basic

This IELTS Preparation course will develop your English skills and improve your exam technique in preparation for the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) exam. Students study 20 lessons per week of IELTS-specific materials.

IELTS Preparation – Intensive

This IELTS Preparation course will develop your English skills and improve your exam technique in preparation for the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) exam. Students study 20 lessons of IELTS-specific materials and 5 lessons of Exam Skills per week.

IELTS Preparation – Super Intensive

This IELTS Preparation course will develop your English skills and improve your exam technique in preparation for the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) exam. Students study 20 lessons of IELTS-specific materials, 5 lessons of Exam Skills and 5 lessons of an Academic elective per week.

First Cambridge English (FCE) Super Intensive

The FCE qualification demonstrates that you have reached the B2 (Upper Intermediate) level of English and can use everyday written and spoken English for work or study purposes. Students study 20 lessons of FCE-specific materials, 5 lessons of Exam Skills and 5 lessons of an Academic elective per week.

Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) Super Intensive

The CAE qualification demonstrates that you are at the C1 (Advanced) level of English needed for academic and professional work. Students study 20 lessons, 5 lessons of Exam Skills and 5 lessons of an Academic elective per week.

Pathway Program

Pathways Specialized Intensive 25

Our Pathway Program is your springboard to studying at colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. The Pathways Specialized Intensive 25 allows students to study Study 20 General English classes plus 5 English for Academic Purposes classes per week for a minimum of 12 weeks – depending on the level.

Pathways Specialized Intensive 30

Our Pathway Program is your springboard to studying at colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. The Pathways Specialized Intensive 30 allows students to study 20 General English classes plus 10 English for Academic Purposes classes per week for a minimum of 12 weeks – depending on the level.

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Accommodation options

Homestay

Qualified and welcoming families provide students with private rooms, a place to study and the experience of living with a North American family. All of our host families have been carefully selected and are experienced at welcoming international students into their homes.

YWCA

At the doorstep of Vancouver's entertainment and sports scene, the YWCA’s location is ideal. Stroll down Robson Street to the heart of downtown discovering trendy shops and restaurants with only 15 minutes' walk to the school.

Viva Suites

Located within walking distance from restaurants, shops, Pacific Centre Mall and the entertainment district.

GEC Granville

Located by the Yaletown district and steps to the Granville Entertainment District GEC Granville is minutes away from Granville Island and Stanley Park. This residence offers contemporary rooms in downtown Vancouver, surrounded by local attractions, with a 20-minute walk to school.

Study English in a modern city surrounded by a spectacular natural landscape

Vancouver is a world-class waterfront city with an impressive skyline - surrounded by snow-flecked mountains, lush forests, and sandy beaches. Our large spacious school in Downtown Vancouver is a short walk from the historic Gastown where there is an abundance of shops and restaurants.

Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

Welcome to Oxford International, where students have been learning English for over 29 years. We truly believe that whatever your level or learning goals, we have the best course possible to help you ... Read More

Welcome to Oxford International, where students have been learning English for over 29 years. We truly believe that whatever your level or learning goals, we have the best course possible to help you make real progress in your language skills. Read less
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