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VanWest College, Vancouver:
With two locations in Vancouver and Kelowna in British Columbia, western Canada, VanWest College VanWest College offers a variety of English language training programs including intensive English. general English, business English, Cambridge courses PET, FCE and CAE, TEFL, IELTS, TOEIC and TOEFL preparation, business career programs with internships and youth programs. We also provide courses online. VanWest College Vancouver is an official testing centre for Cambridge and TOEIC and has been accredited by the Canadian Association of Private Language Schools and is a member of the CEC Network and recognized by Industry Canada.

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Our teachers are fully qualified with university degrees, TESL certification and experience in the ESL industry. Teachers and classes are regularly evaluated to ensure our high standards are maintained. VanWest College has over 10 years of experience in providing safe, comfortable and friendly host families.

Quality:

Photo of Study English in VancouverVanWest College offers
* Structured Intensive English programs
* Study/work internships for a professional career advantage
* Links to recognized certificate and diploma programs in travel, business, hospitality, arts and career options with our partnership schools.
* Academic and Business English Programs: Cambridge University Diplomas, BEC, TOEFL, TOEIC preparation
* Challenging internet-based learning program options

Exciting, interactive classes, proven teaching methods, monthly reviews and testing and strict “English Only” rules keep VanWest College’s standards high. Small class sizes mean students receive a high level of teacher attention and assistance.

Programs:

- English (ESL) Programs for all levels beginner to advanced
- Intensive English
- Business English
- English for Specific Purposes including job skills, idioms & slang, pronunciation, debate & discussion, reading & writing skills
- Cambridge Exam Preparation Courses PET, FCE and CAE
- TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS Exam Preparation Courses
- Group Courses
- Private Tuition
- Business and Career Programs with internships
- Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) and TEFL Courses
- Summer annd Winter Youth Programs

Accommodation :

We offer a wide range of options including homestay and self-catering accommodation.

Homestay

Staying with a Canadian family is the fastest way to improve your English. VanWest College has over 10 years of experience in providing safe, comfortable and friendly host families. All families have been interviewed, visited prior to placement and evaluated. Our Homestay Coordinator is available on-site to provide assistance to students.

Self-Catering
Vancouver offers a wide range of affordable alternative accommodations. Examples of these include: hotels, The YMCA of Greater Vancouver, the international youth hostels, bed and breakfast accommodation, rooming houses, apartment (private and semi private) and independant homestay.

Arrival Information:

Vancouver and Kelowna offer modern and easy to use transportation facilities. They include the Vancouver and Kelowna International Airports, intercity bus services, and national rail services.

VanWest Airport Pick Up Service in Vancouver
Our airport pick-up service is performed by Language Limousine. At the airport arrival greeting area, look for a large yellow sign with your name on it.

VanWest Airport Pick Up Service in Kelowna
At the airport arrival greeting area, look for your Homestay Family, who will be holding a VanWest College sign with your name on it.

Weekend Trips and Adventures:

Our Activity Coordinator organizes weekend trips to Victoria, located on Vancouver Island (1.5 hours by ferry), Seattle (located in the United States, just 2 hours from Vancouver) and Whistler (the world famous ski resort, 2 hours from Vancouver).

Learning English in Real World Situations
Learning English in Vancouver means more than coming to class every day. A large part of your experience will be after school hours when you will meet new friends and enjoy all that Vancouver and Kelowna have to offer. We organize a variety of activities to suit people of all nationalities and interests.

Some activities include hockey games, pub nights, festivals, concerts, hiking, biking, cultural days, yoga, restaurants, skating, skiing, movie nights, football games, beach parties and free conversation club (Monday – Thursday). We speak English only at all activities!

School Events

School events are also organized regularly to bring students together. Such events include: guest speakers, monthly parties, boat cruises, disco nights, barbecue dinners on the beach, etc.

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Address: 200 - 1016 Nelson Street, Vancouver, BC , Canada
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