Vancouver is an explorer’s dream city. Vancouver is a stunning, friendly West Coast city. It offers culture, outdoor adventure, shopping and entertainment, all against the beautiful backdrop of the Pacific Ocean and Coastal Mountain range. Learn English in Vancouver if breathtaking views and an active lifestyle are what you’re after. This is the perfect EC city for you.
English Courses in Vancouver
See all our English courses in Vancouver
University Pathway programme
Our Canadian University Pathway programme provides you with access to a wide range of universities and colleges to choose from across Canada, including some of the country’s most highly ranked institutions.
From 8 weeks 30 lessons/week
Taking the time to seriously focus on your English will open up unlimited opportunities for you. This programme is for students who study for 24 weeks or more.
From 24 weeks 30 lessons/week
General and intensive English courses at EC focus on the core skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing to improve confidence and increase fluency.
From 1 week 20 lessons/week
English for Work
If you want to succeed in today’s global workplace, this intensive English for Work course develops the skills you need to advance confidently in your chosen career.
From 1 week 24 lessons/week
Cambridge English Exam Preparation
Make sure you enter your exam feeling fully prepared with the confidence and skills to succeed.
From 10 weeks 30 lessons/week
- Vancouver Student House – Residences
- VIVA GEC Residence – Residences
Social Activities and Workshops
Join our social and cultural activity programmes, and take part in free language workshops. Here’s a sample of what’s on offer. Please note, all activities are subject to change without notice and may be offered seasonally. In addition, prices are approximate.
Choose from ‘general’ pronunciation clinics for all students and clinics targeted at specific accents. Free activity.
Long term students can meet and talk with native English speakers from the local area. Chat about interests, current events and more. Free activity.
You can practise your conversation skills with students from different classes, levels and nationalities. In these relaxed and sociable sessions, you can choose which topics you want to discuss. Free activity.
- Lynn Canyon and Chinatown Tour
Tour beautiful Lynn Canyon and lively Chinatown.
Practise listening and note-taking skills in a real-life setting with a teacher or another native English speaker. Free activity.