Languages Across Borders | Vancouver

Introduction

Choosing CSLI as Your English School

Improve your English communication skills

CSLI specializes in Conversational English classes. We provide an active and engaging environment where students can get comfortable speaking English and learn to communicate effectively and with ease.

With CSLI’s focus on conversation and our “English only” policy, students are provided lots of opportunities to practice English and to keep improving even outside of the classrooms while socializing with other international students.

Active, friendly, and international environment

Students from over 100 different countries have chosen to study at CSLI’s English school in beautiful Vancouver, Canada. At our school, people from all over the world meet and become lifelong friends while enjoying the best time of their lives!

Through break-time games, parties, special events, and international theme nights we stimulate a cultural, social, and educational exchange in English while having lots of fun.

Professional and helpful teachers

All of CSLI’s teachers are native English speakers with professional English teacher training and TESOL certificates. Our competent and friendly teachers create a fun and engaging class atmosphere that helps students continue to improve and develop their English language skills. We are proud to have so many experienced high-quality teachers at our English school!

English programs with variety and flexibility

CSLI’s wide variety of English courses and programs enables students to focus on their areas of interest and overcome their weaknesses. At our English school, students have the flexibility to change their programs weekly.

This flexibility allows both students staying for a shorter stay as well as long-stay students to get the most out of their experience in Canada and make great improvements in their English language abilities.

Friday Activities with no extra cost

At CSLI you can use your English in fun and practical situations during CSLI’s famous Free Friday Activities! Every Friday we organize activities for our students so that they can practice English while experiencing all the great things Vancouver and Canada has to offer.

Among the many options are sightseeing tours, sports, cooking, and cultural experiences! There are NO EXTRA FEES to join these activities!

CSLI Campus

CSLI is an English school specially designed to create a unique, friendly atmosphere that supports learning and fun. Classes use modern audiovisual equipment such as flat-screen TVs, MP3 Players, laptop computers, and projectors. The friendly front-desk staff is always available for counseling, school and city information, and visa assistance.

Our students can make use of

  • Spacious student lounge
  • Kitchen (microwaves & refrigerator)
  • Free coffee and tea
  • Snack and beverage machines
  • Free high-speed Internet access (WiFi)
  • Student computers
  • Games (foosball & table tennis)
  • Wheelchair access

Location

CSLI is located in dynamic Yaletown, the newest and trendiest district of downtown Vancouver. In addition to being close to the Vancouver Public Library, bus stops and other central conveniences, our English school is located just a few minutes’ walking distance from Yaletown station, providing direct skytrain access to and from Vancouver International Airport.

We are located on the corner of Nelson Street and Cambie Street in downtown Vancouver.

Within two blocks of our location of you find:

  • a variety of coffee shops and restaurants in Yaletown
  • the Vancouver Public Library
  • the Aquabus to Granville Island
  • Sport stadiums
  • Skytrain stations (Stadium station and Yaletown/Roundhouse station)
  • False Creek Seawall
  • Roundhouse Community Centre
  • Theatres
  • Fitness centers
  • Supermarkets
  • Countless other attractions and facilities

Study English in Beautiful Vancouver

Welcome to Vancouver! This city has been voted one of the most desirable places to live. Located between the ocean and the mountains, Vancouver has a lot to offer!

Vancouver is a multicultural city with shopping, restaurants, and social and cultural activities to appeal to every taste. Parks and public beaches surround the city’s harbor, offering plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities year-round.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Courses

Course: Academic English

Campus Part time 4 weeks Open Enrollment Canada Vancouver

This course allows students to improve their reading skills and grammar accuracy in both spoken and written English. In this class, a wide variety of reading texts are studied in detail. The diversity in content exposes students to a broad range of vocabulary and grammar, as well as literary forms. [+]

Academic English Class description

The Academic English course at CSLI is designed to focus on

Grammar Structures Academic Vocabulary Building Reading Comprehension Writing Skills

This course allows students to improve their reading skills and grammar accuracy in both spoken and written English.

In this class, a wide variety of reading texts are studied in detail. The diversity in content exposes students to a broad range of vocabulary and grammar, as well as literary forms.

Students practice reading comprehension and analyze relationships between words as they practice using new vocabulary in different contexts.

Grammar points are reviewed and close attention is paid to students’ grammatical accuracy during speaking exercises.... [-]


Course: Business English

Campus Part time 4 weeks August 2019 Canada Vancouver

This course is designed to improve students’ Business English vocabulary and help them gain confidence to communicate effectively in English in various business situations. [+]

Business English Class description

This course is designed to improve students’ Business English vocabulary and help them gain confidence to communicate effectively in English in various business situations.

A wide range of activities, including dialogues, exercises, and role-playing are used throughout the program to encourage communication among students.

The curriculum is designed to improve technical grammar, business vocabulary and give students the English skills needed to communicate with teams and business partners at work and speak English with confidence in a professional environment.

Week 1: Cover Letters and Resumes

Week 2: Communications/ Meetings... [-]


Contact

Address 188 Nelson St, BC
V6B 6J8 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada