Learn English in Vancouver
5th January - 2nd February, 2019 For Ages: 13-17 years
4th January - 1st February, 2020 For Ages: 13-17 years
In a comfortable, local Vancouver home, students experience a new culture while enjoying a warm, friendly environment and home-cooked meals. Vancouver is beautiful in winter, and a perfect choice for students looking for a snowy adeventure.
Meal plan: Full board
Type of room: Twin room with shared bathroom
Learning centre: EC Vancouver
Journey to school: Approx. 60 minutes by public transport
Transport to school and activities: Travel pass CAD $50 per week
School: +1 604 683 1199
Bookings: +356 23 790555
EC leader to student ratio: 1:15
The programme includes: 5 halfday activities per week, 4 evening activities per week, and 1 full day activity per week (based on a 2-week programme).
Minimum stay: 1 week
English course: 20 General English lessons per week (15 hours)
Students per class: 15 maximum
Arrival day: Saturday
Departure day: Saturday
Please note, packages include accommodation for 7 nights per week, thus arrival on a Saturday and departure on a Sunday will incur an extra night’s fee. More than 2 extra nights will incur a full extra week fee.
Airport transfers are compulsory unless students are accompanied to the school/their accommodation by a guardian.
Living in a homestay is a wonderful experience. This unique option lets you stay in a local home and discover a different lifestyle and culture. Practise your language skills in a natural setting, while enjoying all the comforts and pleasures of a warm, welcoming home. Enjoy the unique opportunity to share the day to day life of your homestay providers, as well as learning about the diversity of the local culture. EC staff members are available at all times to help students adjust to life in a new environment, and to serve as a liaison between them and their homestay provider. Homestays are arranged directly by EC or by our accommodation partners.
Students eat breakfast at their homestay. Cereals, toast, fruit, tea, coffee.
Packed lunch is provided by the homestay, consisting of a sandwich, fruit, and a drink is recommended by the school.
A hot meal will be provided each evening at the homestay.
If you have specific diet requirements (e.g, gluten free/vegetarian/Halal), please let us know before your arrival.
|Sun||Day with host family|
|Mon||Welcome Talk and Placement Test||City Tour||City Tour|
|Tue||Lessons||Team Building||Capilano Suspension Bridge|
|Wed||Lessons||Lip Sync Battle||Ice Skating|
|Thu||Lessons||Tubing on Cypress|
|Fri||Lessons||Designer Outlet Shopping|
|Sat||Full day excursion to Whistler|
|Tue||Lessons||Sports Day/ Arts & Crafts||Vancouver Art Gallery|
|Wed||Lessons||Talent Show||False Creek Walking tour|
|Fri||Lessons||Queen Elizabeth Park|
|Sat||Departures / Full day excursion to Victoria|
*Students may spend free evenings with hosts
This is a sample programme only, changes may occur. Download the programme for each week.