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Sprott Shaw Language College

Address: 549 Howe St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2C2, Canada
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Description Sprott Shaw Language College

  • Established: 1996
  • Location: Vancouver, Victoria, Toronto, Canada
  • Number of students: 5000
  • Students age: 17+
  • Type of training: blended
  • Type of accommodation: student residences, apartments, host families
  • Language of instruction: English.

Sprott Shaw Language College is a medium-sized language school with campuses in the major cities of Canada: Vancouver, Victoria and Toronto. The school offers:

  • Flexible courses
  • Practical Skills-Based Learning
  • Effective and comprehensive education
  • A large number of vacation programs
  • The ability to prepare for exams
  • Training Programs After Which You Can Find a Job in Canada
  • Preparatory courses for further studies in educational institutions of Canada.

The school works closely with prestigious colleges and universities in Canada: students can take preparatory courses at SSLC and transfer to college or university.

Accreditation:

  • The language school is a member of Canada's leading linguistic organization, Languages Canada, which accepts educational institutions that meet the highest standards of learning
  • Education Quality Assurance (EQA) - an organization that guarantees the highest quality of educational services
  • Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Sprott Shaw Language College

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
17+
from 1 560 $CAD / 4 weeks

Business English

  • Age: 17+
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Number of students: up to 15
  • Lesson Schedule: from 9:00 to 14:30
  • Number of hours of English per week: 26.5
  • Duration: 4 or 8 weeks.

Course Objectives:

  • Add vocabulary with professional terms
  • Develop communication skill
  • Learn to negotiate and meet in English
  • To study the features of the Cambridge exam Cambridge Business English Certificate - Vantage (BEC )
  • Work on projects and participate in discussions.

Program structure:

  • Effective Communication Techniques
  • Culture and Corporate Communication Behavior
  • Language of finance, marketing and business travel
  • Creative advertising language
  • Effective Communication for Entrepreneurs
  • English in international markets
  • Business ethics.

What skills will you develop:

  • 75% Grammar
  • 100% vocabulary
  • 75% Leadership
  • 75% Creativity
  • 100% listening comprehension
  • 100% communication skill
  • 75% Critical Thinking
  • 75% Written
  • 100% Presentation
  • 100% Pronunciation.

Your language training will help you work:

  • Admin
  • Manager
  • Teacher
  • An entrepreneur
  • Get a degree in these areas.

Requirements:

  • TOEFL iTB 45-46
  • TOEIC 550
  • IELTS 4.5
  • Completed SSLC ESL-SF Level 3 or ESL-SC Level 6
  • Interview

Rates:

4 weeks

8 weeks

12 weeks

Educational materials

1560 $ CAD

3120 $ CAD

-

170 $ CAD

Annual
13-17
from 1 560 $CAD / 4 weeks

  English for Teens

  • Age: 1 3-17
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Number of students: up to 15
  • Duration: from 1 week.

Program schedule

  • 9: 00-9: 50 Grammar
  • 9: 50-10: 00 Break
  • 10: 00-10: 50 Reading
  • 10: 50-11: 00 Break
  • 11: 00-12: 00 Listening
  • 12: 00-13: 00 Lunch
  • 13: 00-13: 50 Letter
  • 13: 50-14: 00 Break
  • 14: 00-15: 00 Speaking.

Program structure:

  • Grammar, Listening, Speaking and Pronunciation
  • Academic content
  • Science
  • Fine arts
  • Math
  • Language arts
  • Social studies
  • Visual arts
  • Physical education
  • Career Education.

Integrated Pathway Bridging Program (IPBP)

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Number of students: up to 15
  • Number of hours: 25 hours a week
  • Duration: 36 weeks.

The purpose of the course is the academic preparation of high school students for admission to universities in North America.

Annual
17+
from 1 260 $CAD / 4 weeks

English for adults

  • Age: 17+
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Number of students: up to 15
  • Duration: from 1 week
  • Requirements: from the initial.

Adult English programs can be of varying intensity. Students attend classes from 2 to 5 hours a week on weekdays, and in their free time they practice the language in special interest clubs.

The courses are classic and will allow you to develop basic language skills. The following elective subjects are offered to choose from:

  • Communication: Intensive Speaking Practice
  • Reading: Reading Guidance and Response
  • Writing: Writing Structure and Use
  • Basic Survival English: Build Competence and Confidence
  • Social Issues and Discussion: Read, Watch and Respond to Contemporary Issues.
  • Pronunciation: Correct Common Errors and Practice
  • TOEIC Preparation: Build Skills and Practice
  • Cafe Training: Learn and Practice the Language of the Customer Service Workplace to Enhance Job Prospects
  • Academic Study Skills: Instruction and Practice for Post-Secondary Training
  • Business Writing: Build Communication Skills for the Workplace.
Annual
17+
from 1 560 $CAD / 4 weeks

IELTS Exam Preparation

  • Age: 17+
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Number of students: up to 15
  • Duration: 4 to 12 weeks
  • Number of English hours per week: 26.5.

Course Objectives:

  • IELTS Preparation
  • Mastering the technique of passing complex exams
  • Testing and bug fixing
  • Mastering academic skills.

Lessons are held Monday through Thursday from 9:00 to 15:30, on Friday from 9: 00-14: 30. At the end of the course, students receive a certificate.

Requirements:

  • TOEFL iTB 40
  • TOEIC 470
  • IELTS 3.5
  • Completed SSLC ESL-SF Level 2 or ESL-SC Level 5.

Weekly Topics:

  • Languages & Communications
  • Keeping Fit: Healthy Diet
  • City Attractions; Design and innovation; City life versus countryside life
  • Education History; Discovery of the Past
  • Jobs and Employment; Advertising and Marketing
  • Time to waste; Lifestyles Leisure activities; Climate Change and the Environment; Housing and Accommodation
  • Animal Life (Biology); Sports: Just for fun
  • Making decisions Science and Technology.

Rates:

4 weeks

8 weeks

12 weeks

Educational materials

1560 $ CAD

3120 $ CAD

-

100 $ CAD

20.06.2020 -20.08.2020
17+
from 1 560 $CAD / 4 weeks

Summer Course: Global Leaders

  • Age: 17+
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Number of students: up to 15
  • Duration: 4 to 12 weeks
  • Number of hours of English per week: 12.

Program structure:

  • 12 hours of English per week
  • 9 hours of participation in an English club
  • Evening entertainment every day
  • 4 trips per week
  • 4 days and 3 nights Rocky Mountain tour.
06.07.2020 -23.08.2020
13-18
from 1 560 $CAD / 4 weeks

Vancouver good time summer

  • Age: 1 3-18
  • Dates: 6.07-23.08
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Number of students: up to 15
  • Duration: 2 to 4 weeks
  • Number of hours of English per week: 25
  • Requirements: with any level of English.

The language program is aimed at developing basic language skills, the course includes entertainment and cultural events, thanks to which students get to know Vancouver.

Winter English Camps in Canada

  • Age: 1 3-18
  • Dates: 12/15/04
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Number of students: up to 15
  • Duration: 2 to 4 weeks
  • Number of hours of English per week: 25
  • Requirements: with any level of English.

Winter programs are held in Vancouver and Victoria: these intensive courses will allow children to effectively learn the language and at the same time have fun in large cities of Canada, which have something to surprise in the winter.

Special Course - Modern Media

  • Age: 17+
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Number of students: up to 15
  • Duration: 4 to 8 weeks
  • Number of English hours per week: 26.5.

Schedule of lessons:

  • Monday - Thursday from 9:00 to 1 5: 30
  • Friday: 9: 00-14: 30.

Program structure:

  • Unit 1: Power speaking and Introduction to Media
  • Unit 2: Popular Culture
  • Unit 3: News and Journalism
  • Unit 4: Television
  • Unit 5: Power Speaking and Stereotypes
  • Unit 6: Advertising
  • Unit 7: Music
  • Unit 8: Film and Documentaries.

Requirements:

  • TOEFL iTB 45-46
  • TOEIC 550
  • IELTS 4.5
  • Completed SSLC ESL-SF Level 3 or ESL-SC Level 6.

The course will allow you to acquire skills for work:

  • Manager
  • Teacher
  • Public speaker.

What skills will you develop:

  • 50% Grammar
  • 75% Vocabulary
  • 75% Leadership
  • 100% Creativity
  • 100% listening comprehension
  • 100% communication skill
  • 75% Critical Thinking
  • 75% Written
  • 100% Presentation
  • 100% Pronunciation.

Rates:

4 weeks

8 weeks

12 weeks

Educational materials

1560 $ CAD

3120 $ CAD

4680

100 $ CAD

Communication for Airline Cabin Crew Training

  • Age: 17+
  • The course is held in Toronto.
  • Schedule: from 13:00 to 15:00 from Monday to Friday
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Number of students: up to 15
  • Duration: 4 or 8 weeks
  • Number of hours of English per week: 10.

Course Description:

  • Course Teachers - Former Crew Members
  • Each course focuses on the necessary skills for working in the airline.
  • Interesting and informative lessons.

Themes:

  • Week 1: Introduction to the Cabin Crew Profession
  • Week 2: Landing a Cabin Crew Job
  • Week 3: Preparing for a Cabin Crew Interview
  • Week 4: Airline Customer Service
  • Week 5: Introduction to the Aviation Industry
  • Week 6: Introduction to Aircraft Familiarization
  • Week 7: Safety and Emergency Procedures
  • Week 8: Airline Catering and Food Service.

Requirements:

  • TOEFL iTB 45-46
  • TOEIC 550
  • IELTS 4.5

Learning Outcome:

  • You get ready to work as a flight attendant
  • You can work in local / international airlines or take another position in aviation, for example, work in the airport ground services.

Rates:

4 weeks

8 weeks

12 weeks

Educational materials

640 $ CAD

1,280 $ CAD

-

30 $ -60 $ CAD

Annual
17+
from 75 $CAD / lesson

Private tutor

  • Age: 17+
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration: 1 week.

Individual course with a teacher. The duration of the lesson is 60 minutes, at least 12 lessons every four weeks.

Accommodation, housing and food

Foreigners living in the student residences Gec Viva and Gec Pearson are subsidiaries and reliable partners of the SSLC language school that offer safe and comfortable student residences.

Gec Viva :

  • Located in downtown Vancouver, within walking distance of shops and restaurants
  • Provides fully furnished rooms with all amenities.
  • Allows you to live independently, while remaining in the center of the student community.

Facilities and amenities at Gec Viva :

  • Free wifi
  • There is a language school within walking distance
  • Convenient location: close to metro, restaurants, shops and market
  • Access to a fully equipped kitchen, washing machine and dryer
  • Fitness center
  • Cost: from 320 $ CAD per week.

Gec Pearson :

  • Represents two new six-story buildings located in the southern part of Vancouver
  • Located 10 minutes from the metro
  • The largest residence of the network.

Facilities and amenities at Gec Pearson :

  • Free wifi
  • Walking distance to metro and shopping
  • Access to a fully equipped kitchen, washing machine and dryer
  • Fitness center
  • Cost: from $ 315 CAD per week.

In addition to residences, students can stay in host families or rent apartments.

Events Sprott Shaw Language College

  • English club
  • Guitar courses
  • Yoga
  • Fitness.

Equipment Sprott Shaw Language College

SSLC language schools are located in major cities in Canada - Vancouver, Victoria, and Toronto. The school has modern facilities with the latest equipment:

  • Classrooms
  • Game zones and recreation areas
  • Microwave Kitchen
  • Computer class
  • Media studio
  • Wifi
  • Facilities for people with disabilities.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Additionally paid:

  • $ 100 CAD = Registration Fee
  • 200 $ CAD = Accommodation
  • 120 $ CAD = Transfer
  • Insurance
  • Consular fee.

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 150 CAD
  • Transfer (one way) 100 CAD

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

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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