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Check out the Vancouver Art Gallery!

If you want to do more than just Study English in Canada and have a great experience in the city, you should check the Vancouver Art Gallery, the fifth-largest art gallery in Canada and the largest in Western Canada. Founded in 1931 and located in the former main courthouse for Vancouver, the gallery hosts great exhibitions, … Read more

Vancouver Public Library

Vancouver Public Library

One of the things that will really help you to Study English in Canada is starting to go to the Vancouver Public Library. Everyone who lives in Vancouver have the right to use it and can get a library card. In 2013, they had more than 9.5 million items including: books, ebooks, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, … Read more

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Loonie? Toonie? It’s Canadian money!

Knowing the Canadian currency is really important if you’re going to stay in Vancouver for a while. As in many countries, Canada has its own names for the currency – coins to be more specific -, and they don’t help you at all to understand the amount of money you’re dealing with! To make your … Read more

Vancouver's Bike Share System

Meet Vancouver’s Bike Share System!

A couple of months ago, we showed you how to move around Vancouver using the best apps you can find. For those that are into cycling, it’s time to show you how Vancouver’s public bike share system works. Mobi by Shaw Go was launched last summer and became very popular because it is fast and … Read more

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Linda’s EC Vancouver Experience

  Linda is a Colombian student here at EC this year, who volunteered to share with us about her EC Vancouver Experience. Here is her story:   Life in Vancouver I came to Vancouver with one goal, and that was to learn English. I will go back to my country not just with English, but … Read more

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Cansu’s Life in Vancouver

Cansu is a Turkish student here at EC this year, who volunteered to share with us about life in Vancouver. Here is her story: Life in Vancouver I came to Vancouver last autumn. It was warm and rainy. There were lots of leaves with beautiful colors. They were everywhere around the streets. Most of the … Read more

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Canada and Switzerland

Meret is a Swiss student here at EC this year, who volunteered to share with us about the differences between Canada and Switzerland. Here is her story: Hi, I would like to tell you about the difference between Vancouver and my home city. I will start with some background and then I will continue with … Read more

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Rafael’s EC Vancouver Experience

    Rafael is a Brazilian student who graduated from EC this year. Here is his story: Studying at EC I really had good time at EC Vancouver. I learned so much English. When I started to learn English at EC, I did’t know anything. In six months, I got to the intermediate level. I … Read more

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Patricia’s Life in Vancouver

  Patrcia is a Brazilian student here at EC Vancouver, who volunteered to share with us about her experience. Here is her story: Life in Vancouver At first, I decided come to Vancouver because I needed to improve my English for my job. When I arrived here, in September 2016, I couldn´t imagine how my … Read more

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Rafaella’s Life in Vancouver

Rafaella is a Brazilian student here at EC this year, who volunteered to share with us about her experience. Here is her story: Life in Vancouver My life in Vancouver has been exciting. When I have class in the afternoon, I usually use the morning to talk to my parents and friends in Brazil. But … Read more