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EC Vancouver English School

Address: 570 Dunsmuir Street Suite 200 Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1Y1
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description EC Vancouver English School

EC Vancouver English School is one of the most prestigious language schools in Canada. The school is located near the main square of the city. In walking distance from it there is an entertaining, shopping infrastructure. 

The school is famous for high quality of academic preparation, modern equipment, author's methods of teaching English. In the school students enjoy comfortable studying conditions. There is a wide range of programs and courses available. Each student will be able to choose the right direction for himself.

Groups in the EC Vancouver School are formed according to the academic principle. Students before admission are tested to determine the level of basic preparation. This approach allows to organize follow-up lessons according to the needs of a particular group of students. 

Study at school can be combined with cognitive rest. Vancouver is a city where representatives of more than 100 nationalities live. And a multicultural environment is just one of its attractions.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in EC Vancouver English School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost

General English Course

Brief Information. The course with an intensity of 20 hours per week is designed for students who want to improve their English in communication with native speakers.

About the course. The program covers all the basic aspects of language learning. Students are encouraged to develop skills in understanding speech, speaking, reading, writing. The minimum course is a week. The maximum duration of training is not limited.

Students age: 16+.

Start Dates: Every Monday (year-round).

Entry requirements: Initial level of English proficiency.

Learning outcomes: improving speech fluency, increasing vocabulary, overcoming language barriers.

Class size: up to 15 students.

Lesson duration: 45 minutes.

[ 999.18] Semi-intensive / Intensive English course

Short information. The 24 to 30-hour course, designed for a week of study, allows students to master the necessary language skills in a short time.

About the course. The program provides an opportunity to study general, business English. The specificity of the course is determined by the needs of students.

Students age: 16+.

Start Dates: Every Monday (year-round).

Entry requirements: Initial level of English proficiency.

Result Training: the development of standard and special language skills.

Class size: up to 15 students.

Lesson duration: 45 minutes.

Cost:

[999.42 ] 1 - 7 weeks: 20 lessons per week - C $ 275 / n

1-7 weeks: 24 lessons per week - C $ 305 / n

Annual
16+
from 320 $CAD / week

Short information. A course with an intensity of 20 hours a week is aimed at students preparing for the language exam.

About the course. The course with a minimum duration of 6 weeks provides for mastering rational strategies for passing exams, developing effective thinking, studying the language aspects necessary for the successful passing of testing. In the process of teaching, the teachers of the school conducts end-to-end testing to assess the academic success of students, the correction of programs, and the removal of knowledge gaps.

Students age: 16 years.

Start Dates: Every Monday

Requirements for Enrollment: intermediate level of English.

The result of the training: academic, psychological readiness for exams, obtaining a high score when passing the tests.

Class size: up to 15 students.

Lesson duration: 45 minutes.

[ 999.34] Cost:

1 - 7 weeks: 20 lessons per week - C $ 275 / n

Annual
16+
from 320 $CAD / week

Short information. A course with an intensity of 20 hours a week is aimed at students preparing for the language exam.

About the course. The course with a minimum duration of 6 weeks provides for mastering rational strategies for passing exams, developing effective thinking, studying the language aspects necessary for the successful passing of testing. In the process of teaching, the teachers of the school conducts end-to-end testing to assess the academic success of students, the correction of programs, and the removal of knowledge gaps.

Students age: 16 years.

Start Dates: Every Monday

Requirements for Enrollment: intermediate level of English.

The result of the training: academic, psychological readiness for exams, obtaining a high score when passing the tests.

Class size: up to 15 students.

Lesson duration: 45 minutes.

[ 999.34] Cost:

1 - 7 weeks: 20 lessons per week - C $ 275 / n

Short information. The academic year / semester of English is a great opportunity not only to improve your language skills, but also to immerse yourself in the Canadian cultural environment.

About the course. The program is flexible enough. The priority direction of study is chosen by the student. Academic year / semester courses allow you to prepare for language tests, follow-up studies at the university, work in a Canadian (international) company.

Students age: 16 years old

Start Dates: Every week from Monday to Friday start at any time of year

Enrollment requirements: The average level of English proficiency.

The result of the training: English proficiency in the level necessary for study, work. [ 999.23]

Class size: up to 18 students.

The length of the lesson is 45 minutes.

Cost:

24 weeks +: 20 lessons per week - C $ 250 / n

24 weeks + 24 lessons per week - C $ 270 / n

24 weeks +: 30 lessons per week - C $ 315 / n

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16+
from 320 $CAD / week

Brief information. Special course preparation for Cambridge Exams.

About the course. The duration of the course is 8 to 12 weeks, the intensity is 30 hours per week. The subject of classes is determined by the specifics of the preparation for this or that exam.

Students age: 16 years.

Start Dates: Every Monday.

Requirements for admission: the minimum level of English Upper-intermediate.

The result of training: academic, psychological readiness for testing.

Class size: up to 15 people.

[ 999.14] The length of the lesson: 45 minutes.

Cost:8-12 weeks, 30 lessons per week - From $ 350 / n

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16+
from 320 $CAD / week

Short information. Special training course for Cambridge Exams.

About the course. The duration of the course is 8 to 12 weeks, the intensity is 30 hours per week. The subject of classes is determined by the specifics of the preparation for this or that exam.

Students age: 16 years old.

Start Dates: Every Monday.

Requirements for admission: the minimum level of English intermediate.

The result of the training : Academic, psychological readiness for testing.

Class size: up to 15 people.

The duration of the lesson is 45 minutes.

Cost: 8-12 weeks, 30 lessons per week - From $ 350 / n [ 999.37]

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16+
from 320 $CAD / week

Short information. Special training course for Cambridge Exams.

About the course. The duration of the course is 8 to 12 weeks, the intensity is 30 hours per week. The subject of classes is determined by the specifics of the preparation for this or that exam.

Students age: 16 years old.

Start Dates: Every Monday.

Admission requirements: The minimum level of English Advanced.

The result of the training : Academic, psychological readiness for testing.

Class size: up to 15 people.

The duration of the lesson is 45 minutes.

Cost: 8-12 weeks, 30 lessons per week - From $ 350 / n [ 999.37]

Accommodation and food

The Vancouver school offers students three options for accommodation.

  • Homestay accommodation in a host family. 

It is suitable for lovers of home atmosphere. In families, students are offered 1-2-bed rooms, two meals a day. This accommodation option allows to become immersed into the English language environment and get acquainted with culture of Vancouver.

  • Students residence

Students residence is very well equipped with comfortable single rooms. Bathrooms and sanitary rooms are provided for 2-3 rooms. There are several rooms with individual amenities. The building is 10 minutes drive from the school. Meals at the residence are not provided. There are 3 modern kitchens where students can cook for themselves. 

  • Accommodation in apartments.

The apartment usually holds 1-2 people. The house is located in the business center of the city, near Stanley Park, a shopping and entertainment infrastructure. Before school from it about 10 - 15 minutes of driving. Apartments are offered to students who study at school for 4 or more weeks. The minimum age for this type of accommodation is 18 years.

The cost of living:

  • Homestay, double room, meals 2 times a day, shared bathroom - from $ 215, private bathroom - from $ 295 (peak season June 14 - August 9, there is an extra charge from $ 25 per week);
  • Homestay, single room, meals 2 times a day, shared bathroom - from $ 230, private bathroom $ 310. (Peak season June 14 - August 9, there is an additional surcharge of $ 25 per week);
  • Student residence - 89 Сhestnut Summer Residence, single room, private shower - from $ 324 (peak season May 31 - August 30, there is an additional charge $ 504)
  • Student residence accommodation, single room, no meals, shared bathroom - from $ 250 (peak season May 31 - August 30, there is an extra charge  $153)
  • Student residence accommodation, single room, no meals, bathroom for two rooms - from $284 (peak season May 31 - August 30, there is an additional surcharge $ 443)
  • Living together in a flat, single room, no meals - $ 592 (the peak season is June 28 - September 27, there is an additional payment  $ 322, April 26 - June 27 surcharge $ 175) 

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: Academic English, English, English for work, General English, IELTS preparation, Individual lessons, Intensive English, Preparation for TOEFL, Preparation for TOEIC, Preparation of CAE and FCE, Professional English
Events list: rock climbing, skiing, Snowboarding, Walks through the forest

Events EC Vancouver English School

After classes, students in the EC Vancouver English School have entertainment and get excursions. Guests of the city have access to local attractions, sports programs, mugs, shopping, discos. In an informal setting, Students also continue their studying. Language practice on vacation is very effective. The school recommends that students go for walks on roller skates or horses on Stanley Park, shopping and dining in Gastown, get extreme Whistler, guided tours of the galleries and markets of Granville Island, boat trips along the ocean coast, whale watching, and much more.

Daily routine
Lessons are held mostly in the mornings. The second half of the day students can devote to excursions and entertainment.

Advantages

  • The ability to choose between classical and individual language courses and programs. 
  • High quality of teaching.
  • Modern equipment.
  • Convenient location near infrastructure facilities in Vancouver.
  • Comfortable accommodation conditions (hostel, apartment, residence in the family).
  • An interesting entertainment programme (the school recommends a large number of excursions to its students).

Equipment EC Vancouver English School

EC Vancouver School is equipped with modern technology and spacious auditoriums. The classes have computers, lecture interactive whiteboards. Free wireless Internet is available in the building. The school has a computer class, a library with a large number of printed and electronic books. Students can relax in breaks between classes in the lobby, cafeteria.

Term dates and fees

Additional fees:

  • registration fee - $ 125
  • placement fees - $ 210
  • courier delivery for the visa - $ 75
  • fee for course materials (per week) - $ 10
  • medical insurance - $ 16

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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