Learn English in Victoria

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The capital of British Columbia is a dynamic and elegant city, and an English course in Victoria will give you a Canadian experience with a British touch! On the southern end of beautiful Vancouver Island, studying English in Victoria gives you the chance to experience the unique culture of the region while developing your language skills. From hiking and shopping to fantastic nightlife and exciting cuisine, learning English in Victoria will be an experience you’ll never forget!

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Built around its famous port, you’ll be in the heart of the action in this charming city as you learn English in Victoria. Victoria boasts modern bars, creative restaurants, and incredible museums, and you can explore it all while improving your language skills on an English course in Victoria. Our partner schools in Victoria are located in the heart of the downtown area, so you’ll be walking distance from historic Chinatown and Royal BC Museum as you study English in Victoria!

Why study English in Victoria?

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City life
  • This charming Canadian-British city is the oldest in the Pacific Northwest, and you can soak up its unique history on an English course in Victoria at grand Craigdarroch Castle, a Scottish Baronial mansion!
  • As you explore the streets of the city, make sure to enjoy some fresh seafood at the floating restaurant Flying Otter Grill, or visit the boutiques on charming Fan Tan Alley -  contact us for more information about living in Victoria
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  • British Columbia is a region bursting with stunning landscapes, most of them just a short hop from Victoria, including charming Port Renfrew and beautiful Mystic Beach
  • As you study English in Victoria, take a trip to the small town of Sooke, where you can take a dip in the sea, try one of the exciting ziplines over the forest or pick up local delicacies from the market!
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  • There are so many activities for learners to explore while studying English in Victoria - Victoria is the gateway to a myriad of scenic golf courses on Vancouver Island, as well as stunning hiking and cycling trails
  • Naturally, this seafront city also has plenty of watersports to offer - take to the sea for stand-up paddleboarding, sailing or fishing, or just admire the wildlife on a whale-watching cruise!

Popular questions about studying English in Victoria:

How much does it cost to live and study in Victoria?

Eating out in Calgary is highly affordable, especially in Chinatown, and you could find you pay just 8 EUR (12 CAD) for a meal! Monthly unlimited travel in the city is just 55 EUR (85 CAD), so you can see all the city sights for yourself. Contact ESL for a free quote for your time spent learning English in Victoria!

What are the benefits of studying English in Victoria?

  • Victoria is a cultural oddity in Canada thanks to its English architecture and island charm, making it the ideal place to study English abroad
  • From the exciting jobs market to multicultural neighbourhoods and a wealth of attractions, this city has something for professionals and younger learners alike who are learning English in Victoria

What type of English courses can I study in Victoria?

Whether you’re an adult learner looking for an intensive, advanced course, or a junior learner looking to bond with other international students and experience the city, we’ll have an English course in Victoria for you! Taught at our fantastic partner schools, you’ll come away with impressive language skills as you learn English in Victoria. Some of the courses we offer include:

  • A1 to C1 level lessons, including intensive lessons
  • Exam preparation courses (B2, C1, IELTS)

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