English school in Vancouver: Kaplan International Colleges (PLI)

Our partner school occupies two campuses, both facing each other, in Vancouver city centre. You can reach the beaches in around fifteen minutes and Stanley Park in around 20 minutes. The premises of PLI are modern and all of the classrooms are equipped with all of the teaching material necessary for learning English. You will also have access to computers which offer the latest computer programmes as well as free Internet access (WiFi). In the student lounge, you will be able to meet up with your new friends in order to relax over a cup of tea or coffee, or to prepare yourself a refreshment (microwave, fridges and vending machines are available for your use). Finally, in the information centre, containing newspapers, magazines and noticeboards, you will be constantly kept up-to-date on local and regional events.

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School size
L
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Minimum / average age
17 years / 26 years
Exams
Cambridge course (FCE), Cambridge course (CAE), Cambridge course (CPE)
Accommodation
Host family
Disabled access
Free Wi-Fi
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Special offers

Key points

  • Very professional school with a good reputation
  • Central location
  • Very good network of host families
  • Large choice of extra-curricular activities

Nationality mix

Accreditations

Intensive course

Lessons
35 of 45 minutes
(20 standard + 8 options + 7 ''structured-study'')
Course duration
2 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
17 years

Schedule

08:30-11:50 or 14:20-17:40

Cambridge course (FCE) Computer based

Lessons
35 of 45 minutes
(28 FCE + 7 "structured study")
Course duration
10 / 12 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
17 years

Schedule

08:30-11:50 + 14:20-15:50 (Mon-Thu)

Cambridge course (CAE) Computer based

Lessons
35 of 45 minutes
(28 CAE + 7 "structured study")
Course duration
10 week(s)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
17 years

Schedule

08:30-11:50 + 14:20-15:50 (Mon-Thu)

Cambridge course (CAE) Computer based

Lessons
35 of 45 minutes
(28 CAE + 7 "structured study")
Course duration
12 week(s)
+ 1 Extra week(s) of accommodation (Exams)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
17 years

Schedule

08:30-11:50 + 14:20-15:50 (Mon-Thu)

Cambridge course (CPE) Computer Based

Lessons
35 of 45 minutes
(28 CPE + 7 "structured study")
Course duration
12 week(s)
Levels
Advanced to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
17 years

Schedule

08:30-11:50 + 14:20-15:50 (Mon-Thu)
Host family
The families are carefully selected by our partner school in order to offer students a friendly environment and optimal conditions to immerse themselves into the Canadian lifestyle and practise English. You will stay in a single room (private bathroom on request, at an extra charge) and benefit from half board, in a residential area located around 45-60 minutes away from the school. You will share the common rooms of the house with your host family.
Canada has a full array of leisure activities to suit all tastes and budgets on offer. The school proposes a weekly programme of extra-curricular activities, including cultural visits, sports, weekend excursions, etc. It is a chance to practise your English in a relaxed atmosphere and to make friends from all over the world. From Vancouver, it is easy to organise small get-aways to the Rockies, Whistler, Victoria, Vancouver Island or indeed go over the border and visit Seattle.

Included in the price

  • Language course & course material
  • Host family / single room / half board
  • School enrolment fee & certificate

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Intensive course

A (CAD)
2 week(s)
1720
3 week(s)
2385
4 week(s)
3050
6 week(s)
4380
8 week(s)
5710
12 week(s)
8130
16 week(s)
10710
24 week(s)
15390
Extra week (24+)
625
A
Host family, single room, half board
All prices are in CAD
CAD 1 ≈ EUR 0.77 (Not-binding exchange rate)
Course start date
Every week, throughout the year
Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Cambridge course (FCE) Computer based

A (CAD)
10 week(s)
7085
12 week(s)
17245
Exam fees
~250 CAD
A
Host family, single room, half board
All prices are in CAD
CAD 1 ≈ EUR 0.77 (Not-binding exchange rate)
Course start date 10 wk
12.01.2015 - 22.03.2015
Course start date 12 wk
23.03.2015 - 14.06.2015
07.09.2015 - 28.11.2015
Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Cambridge course (CAE) Computer based

A (CAD)
10 week(s)
7085
Exam fees
~250 CAD
A
Host family, single room, half board
All prices are in CAD
CAD 1 ≈ EUR 0.77 (Not-binding exchange rate)
Course start date 10 wk
12.01.2015 - 21.03.2015
Course start date 12 wk
14.09.2015 - 05.12.2015
Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Cambridge course (CAE) Computer based

A (CAD)
12+1 week(s)
8400
Exam fees
~250 CAD
A
Host family, single room, half board
All prices are in CAD
CAD 1 ≈ EUR 0.77 (Not-binding exchange rate)
Course start date 12+1 wk
23.03.2015 - 20.06.2015
Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Cambridge course (CPE) Computer Based

A (CAD)
12 week(s)
8165
Exam fees
~250 CAD
A
Host family, single room, half board
All prices are in CAD
CAD 1 ≈ EUR 0.77 (Not-binding exchange rate)
Course start date 12 wk
31.08.2015 - 22.11.2015
Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Options/Extras

One-to-one course (per lesson) 100 CAD
Extra night with host family 70 CAD
Extra night with host family, private bathroom 75 CAD
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (20.06 - 22.08.2015) 25 CAD
FCE Cambridge exam fee 250 CAD
CAE Cambridge exam fee 250 CAD
CPE Cambridge exam fee 250 CAD
Additional night compulsory (FCE: 21.03, 13.06.2015 CPE: 21.11.2015)
Airport transfer (on arrival) 100 CAD

Other accommodation options

Bank holidays

01.01 / 09.02 / 03.04 / 18.05 / 01.07 / 03.08 / 07.09 / 12.10 / 11.11 / 25.12.2015

Holidays

20.12.2015 - 26.12.2015

Overall rating
4.8 / 5
100% of students recommending this school
Destination
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School
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Accommodation
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Value for money
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Teaching
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Leisure
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Students' opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

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Age : 23
Nationality : Spain
Stay : July – August 2012, 5 weeks
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School (4.5 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5)
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