Vancouver English Centre - Canada's Leading Language School
Canada's Leading
Language School

English Language Courses at Vancouver English Centre

Downtown Vancouver lies on the edge of English Bay

Vancouver English Centre has various English language courses and programs for international students in Canada. Our courses will help you develop English skills for real situations

Learning English at VEC

English Grammar courses are taught in a communicative manner, with an emphasis on using the structures orally. Communicative methodology is also used in courses for the development of English Vocabulary, Idioms and Pronunciation. Teachers work with language functions and themes. They use pair and group activities to improve Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing skills. Our English Conversation courses use themes to practice Listening and Speaking skills with some emphasis on Reading and Writing.

English Language Levels

A test is given on the first day of the course, to evaluate each student's ability in English Grammar and Conversation. Students are then placed in separate levels according to their English Grammar and Conversation skills. Students usually progress to higher levels each month. There are 15 levels.

Elective English Courses

English Pronunciation Courses
English Listening Courses
Business English Courses
English Business Grammar Courses
Preparation for Business English
TOEFL Preparation Courses
TOEIC Preparation Courses
English Writing Courses
English Through Music and Drama Course
Pop Culture Course
Word Power Course
Language is Culture Course
Survival English Course

Sightseeing and Learning English

The Vacation Study Program combines morning classes with afternoon sightseeing and leisure activities.  At least one sightseeing activity is usually offered each weekend. 

English Speaking Business Internships

The Business Internship Program is a Super-Intensive Program for ambitious students and professionals who want to personally experience the Canadian business environment. Although this course emphasizes business skills, it is beneficial to anyone who uses English in their workplace.

Scholarships to Learn English

Vancouver English Centre encourages English language students from all over the world to enjoy a cultural immersion experience in Canada.  Although we normally have students from up to 30 different countries, we constantly try to improve the diversity of our student body.  Thus, we frequently offer scholarships to students from specific countries.