The English Language Institute (ELI) has more than 45 years' experience in offering programs and activities for students from all over the world who are studying English as an additional language.
We have English programs from elementary to advanced levels to help you achieve your language and learning goals. Learn English quickly and well from our experienced instructors who specialize in teaching English to foreign language speakers.
Outside of class, meet new friends and enjoy a wide range of special social activities that give you a chance explore UBC and Vancouver—and create memories to last a lifetime. Our enthusiastic Cultural Assistants, all UBC undergraduate students, set up the activities, help you get to where you want to go, answer your questions, and more.
|English Program||Level||Full-time or Part-time||Duration|
|Intensive English Program (ends Dec 2017)||Elementary to Advanced, 7 Levels||Full-time||16 weeks or 8 weeks|
|English Fundamentals Program (NEW for Jan 2018)||Elementary to Intermediate, 4 Levels||Full-time||16 weeks or 8 weeks|
|English for Academic Purposes||Intermediate to Advanced, 3 Levels||Full-time||16 weeks or 8 weeks|
|UBC Vancouver English Experience Program (New for Jan 2018)||High-Intermediate to Advanced, 3 Levels||Full-time||16 weeks or 8 weeks|
|English for the Global Citizen||Elementary to Advanced||Part-time and Full-time||3 or 4 weeks|
|Business English||Intermediate to Advanced||Full-time||3 weeks|
|International Career Preparation||Intermediate to Advanced||Full-time||1 week|
|Explore English (for Canadian and International students)||Elementary to Advanced||Full-time||4.5 weeks|
|Conditional Admission (for Prospective UBC Students)||Advanced||Full-time||16 weeks, or 8 weeks accelerated|
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