The English Language Institute (ELI) at UBC has over 50 years’ experience offering programs and activities for people all over the world who want to improve their English-language skills.
Programs are available online or on campus and range from 3 weeks to 8 weeks long.
Build your confidence in speaking, reading, and writing English in the business world.
English for Academic Purposes
Develop your skills in academic reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
International professional development program for secondary school English language teachers.
Study English with Canadian and International students with a focus on global citizenship, civil society, and sustainability.
Engage in English language learning and practice in the context of global themes like the environment, communication, and technology.
Learn real-world, practical English skills in the classroom as well as in the UBC and Vancouver community.
Looking for something different? Learn about our Customized Programs.