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General English

International Semester Course

University Pathway Program

Cambridge Examination

TOEFL Preparation

TOEIC Preparation

IELTS Preparation

Business English

Executive Course

Accommodations

Other Fees


Included in the tuition fees Not included in the tuition fees
  • Lessons of 50 minutes each
  • Free use of all supplementary teaching materials
  • Use of Self-access facilities
  • Use of Internet cafe
  • End-of-course certificates and reports
  • Informational pack and gifts from the school
  • Registration fee
  • Accommodations
  • Accommodation placement fee
  • Examination entry fees
  • Airport transfers
  • Excursions, theatre tickets, etc.
  • Bank fee

2017 Holidays and Observance

2 Jan, 13 Feb, 14 Apr, 22 May, 3 Jul, 7 Aug, 4 Sep, 9 Oct, 25 Dec .

There are no refunds or discounts for classes missed on these days, but no fees are charged for these days on Platinum courses or 1-week General English courses. All classes are suspended from December 25 to 29, 2017, but no fees are charged for this period. In 2017, Monday 2 January is a public/school holiday, and courses re-start on Tuesday 3 January.

2017 Prices and Dates, all fees are in Canadian Dollars (CAD)

General English Courses for Complete Beginners

This carefully structured 4-week programme is designed for Beginner level students. After 4 weeks you can progress to a General English or International Semester program (at elementary + level).

Optional extras: Students can take additional one-to-one lessons on the English Plus program or the General English One-to-one Courses - see below.

Starting dates: January 30, April 3, June 26, July 31, October 2.
Weeks Lessons Price
4 weeks 20 Lessons 9:00 am - 1:00 pm $321 per week
4 weeks 28 Lessons 9:00 am - 3:30 pm $403 per week

General English Courses for Elementary to Advanced levels

Courses start every Monday, except on public holidays.
Weeks 28 Lessons
09:00 - 15:30
20 Lessons AM
09:00 - 13:00
20 Lessons PM
13:45 - 17:40
1 week $510 $407 $325
2 - 3 weeks $436 $343 $273
4 - 7 weeks $384 $306 $245
8 - 11 weeks $371 $298 $237
12 - 15 weeks $358 $287 $230
16+ weeks $332 $266 $213
Prices are per week. As you can see, we offer a built-in discount depending on duration of the course.

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General English One-to-one Course

You can start the One-to-one course any Monday

Weeks 20 Lessons
09:00 - 13:00
15 Lessons
13:45 - 16:45
1 - 14 Lessons
1 week $1368 $873

$72 per lesson
2 weeks $1328 $848
3 weeks $1288 $823
4+ weeks $1250 $798

English Plus Course Fee
This course offers a combination of any English course with additional one-to-one lessons each day (minimum 5 lessons per week), and is for people who want to accelerate their progress (available only in combination with group programs). $307 per week (5 lessons) and $61 per any additional lesson

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International Semester Course (ISC)

Discounted courses for students staying 24 weeks or more, who want to gain maximum contact with English language, and Canadian life and culture. ISC courses may include optional English for Business or examination preparation for IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, FCE, CAE or CPE. These options are included in the fees for full-day ISC courses, but are also available for students taking ISC courses of 20 lessons at a supplementary fee of $244 per 4 weeks.

You can start the ISC course any Monday
Complete beginners can start on the following dates: January 6, March 31, June 23, August 25, October 6, 2015.

Weeks 28 Lessons
09:00 - 15:30
20 Lessons AM
09:00 - 13:00
20 Lessons PM
13:45 - 17:40
24 weeks $7224 $5832 $4656
Extra Week (25-35) +$298 +$236 +$190
36 weeks $10,548 $8424 $6768
Extra week (37+) +$288 +$229 +$183

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Cambridge Examinations

Standard Course Fast-Track Course
January 9 - March 10 (9 weeks - FCE/CAE)
March 20 - June 9 (12 weeks) FCE/CAE April 17 - June 9 (8 weeks) FCE/CAE
June 12 - August 25 (11 weeks) FCE/CAE
September 11 - December 1 (12 weeks) FCE/CAE
July 4 - August 25 (8 weeks)
October 10 - December 1 (8 weeks)
Examination dates:
  • First Certificate in English (FCE) - March 10, June 6, August 24, November 28
  • Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) - March 11, June 7, August 25, November 29
Exam fees: FCE/CAE - $350 for each examination.

Standard Course 20 Lessons
09:00 - 13:00
28 Lessons
09:00 - 15:30
9 weeks $2682 $3339
11 weeks $3278 $4081
12 weeks $3444 $4296

Fast-Track Course 20 Lessons
09:00 - 13:00
28 Lessons
09:00 - 15:30
8 weeks $2384 $2968

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TOEFL Preparation

20 lessons per week of examination preparation in the morning, with the option of 8 lessons General English in the afternoon. TOEFL examinations are held regularly throughout the year. For locations and dates of the test, please check http://www.toefl.org.

Starting dates: April 3, May 29, August 28
Weeks 20 Lessons AM
09:00 - 13:00
28 Lessons
09:00 - 15:30
4 weeks $306 per week $384 per week

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TOEIC Preparation

20 lessons per week of examination preparation in the morning, with the option of additional 8 lessons General English in the afternoon.

Starting dates: April 3, May 29, August 28
Weeks 20 Lessons AM
09:00 - 13:00
28 Lessons
09:00 - 15:30
4 weeks $306 per week $384 per week

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IELTS Preparation

20 lessons per week of examination preparation in the morning, with the option of additional 8 lessons General English in the afternoon.

Starting dates: April 3, May 29, August 28
Weeks 20 Lessons AM
09:00 - 13:00
28 Lessons
09:00 - 15:30
4 weeks $306 per week $384 per week

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Business English

This highly intensive program is practical and task-based, with an emphasis on role plays and real-life simulations. Learning also takes place outside the classroom, with team projects, work, field visits and case studies.

Starting dates: February 27, July 4, October 2.

Weeks 28 Lessons 09:00 - 15:30
4 weeks $384 per week

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Platinum Group (Executive) Courses

You can start the Group course any Monday

Tailor-made English courses according to students' specific needs in small groups and one-to-one. Courses are offered in a superior suite of dedicated classrooms with comfortable coffee lounge and complimentary services for executives/professional adults. Specialist courses are also available in English for administration, finance, human resources, journalism, law, and medicine, with other specialist courses available on request. Minimum age 21.

Prices are per week.

Weeks 35 Lessons
09:00-16:45
30 Lessons
09:00-15:30
25 Lessons
09:00-14:35
20 Lessons
09:00-13:00
15 Lessons
13:45-16:45
1 week $1609 $1387 $1156 $927 $591
2 weeks $1561 $1349 $1135 $917 $585
3 weeks $1515 $1312 $1111 $901 $574
4+ weeks $1463 $1279 $1083 $881 $563

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Platinum Private (Executive) Courses

You can start the One-to-one course any Monday.

Prices are per week.

Weeks 35 Lessons
09:00-16:45
30 Lessons
09:00-15:30
25 Lessons
09:00-14:35
20 Lessons
09:00-13:00
15 Lessons
13:45-16:45
1 week $2662 $2328 $1935 $1562 $1133
2 weeks $2555 $2228 $1878 $1516 $1100
3 weeks $2451 $2137 $1820 $1471 $1067
4+ weeks $2356 $2050 $1765 $1427 $1038

Platinum Plus Course Fee
This program offers a combination of Platinum group lessons above with additional one-to-one lessons each day (minimum 5 lessons per week), and is for people who want to accelerate their progress during a short stay. $357 per week (5 lessons) and $71 per any additional lesson

Weekend lessons Course Fee
Weekend lessons (One-to-one) are available by arrangement (minimum 4 per day). $122 per lesson

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Accommodations

  Single Room Shared Room
Students 19+ Years old
Standard with Half Board (Jan - June/Sept - Dec) $233 per week $194 per week
Standard with Half Board (June 25 - August 27) $243 per week $201 per week
Superior with half-board (private bathroom) (Jan - June/Sept - Dec) $285 per week $235 per week
Superior with with half-board (private bathroom) (June 25 - August 27)< $298 per week $243 per week
Students 16 - 18 Years old
Standard with Half Board (Jan - June/Sept - Dec) $280 per week $230 per week
Standard with Half Board (June 25 - August 27) $291 per week $238 per week

Students aged 16-18: the age of majority in British Columbia is 19. Students aged 16-18 are required to have a legal guardian or custodian in Canada in order to get a visa, and must pay a guardianship fee of $100 to the College to cover administration costs.

Students who remain in their homestay at Christmas receive special hospitality during the Christmas celebrations, including lunch on Christmas day, and pay an additional $60 for that week.

Supplement for weekend lunches (per week): $10 - standard homestay, $15 - Superior.

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Student Residence

YWCA Residence Price
Minimum age is 19
Single Room, Hall bath, TV, 1 single bed starting from $560 per week
Single Room, Semi-private bath, TV, 1 single bed starting from $630 per week
Double Room, Private bath, TV, 1 double bed starting from $865

Facilities: use of kitchen (students should bring their own cooking and eating utensils).

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Hotels

Lord Stanley Suites
Standard one-bedroom suite
Minimum stay 7 nights, minimum age 19
  October - December May - June, September January - April
Standard (floors 2-6)
Weekly $907 $1323 $907
Monthly $2430 $3240 $2430

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Other Fees, per person

Application fee* $100
Course registration* $150
Accommodation placement fee* $225
Guardianship fee* $100
Airport Transfer (one way) $150
Fast-track mail from $65
Bank fee $50
* - non-refundable
Waiting time if you or your flight are delayed more than one hour: $20 per hour.

We can arrange travel and medical insurance for you for C$8 per week.

All prices are subject to change without notice.

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