International House Whistler:
Located in the mountains of Whistler, Canada, IH Whistler offers foreign students the chance to enjoy studying English under the care of qualified instructors and enjoy North America's number 1 resort community. Run by a staff that enjoys the outdoors as much as teaching, this small school offers personalized attention and a family feel that can't be matched by larger schools. The winter offers great skiing/snowboarding with the gondola only a 6 minute walk away. The summer is equally as a fun, with many trail for biking and hiking and lakes and rivers for relaxing next to or paddling in.
General English, FCE Test Preparation, Ski/Snowboard Instructors Course, Junior Adventure Camps
The Farmstay Program is designed for participants to gain exposure to real-world language in a cultural learning environment in rural areas of Canada. Participants will complete an intensive 4~24 week language component at IH Vancouver followed by a 4~20 week farmstay.
Participants will conduct low-impact work for 6~8 hours
per day in exchange for room and board.
Nature, Animals, Wildlife
Absolute English only setting
Unique rural North American Culture
Cost effective wa to study and practice Englis
IH Vancouver internships provide supervised, practical training experience for
students and professionals.Conducted on-site within a host company, candidates
are able to gain specialized, practical business experience in their respective
areas of interest, educational background and previous work experience.
All placements require the completion of the IH Vancouver CareerConnect™
Program and are unpaid.
This program is designed for students planning a career in the hospitality/resort industry. The goal is to improve both job and language-related skills as well as to gain work experience. In each of the 3 programs, at least 50% of the program will consist of course work with the remaining time spent working at a Canadian resort. Throughout the job placement period, candidates are required to attend evening classes at the IH Whistler campus in order to successfully complete the program.
Interaction - Handling day-to-day situations in English
Colloquialisms, idioms & industry specific language
Job descriptions / “Serving it Right”
Customer service & cultural differences
Conflict resolution & teamwork
International labour laws
Work and travel programs are designed for participants to gain exposure to living and working in Canada. All participants must have Working Holiday Visas or equivalent in order to be accepted to the program. There is no English pre-requisite for admission to the program. Upon completion of 4 to 24 weeks of IH Vancouver's General or Business English programs, students are placed in paid positions within the Tourism / hospitality sector.
In order to confirm eligibility for the program, please check with a Canadian embassy or consulate in your home country prior to applying. IH Vancouver is unable to offer any visa application assistance for this program.
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