Vancouver English Experience

Gain Real-World English Language Skills

The Vancouver English Experience Program is an exciting program in which you gain real-world English language skills, and personal and professional skills that you can use for your career, study, and travel.

Learn and practise English in engaging, lively classes, then head out onto the University of British Columbia campus and into Vancouver to create projects that will inspire you. Experience new challenges and themes as you progress through the program.

Who it’s For

The Vancouver English Experience Program is designed for globally-minded and adventurous students who want to study, work and travel in English. The program is for you if you want to:

  • Learn real-world, practical English inside and outside the classroom.
  • Experience UBC and Vancouver with frequent field trips into the community.
  • Build teamwork and critical thinking skills with group work, discussions, and projects.
  • Create unforgettable projects using current themes adapted to your interests.
  • Meet and talk to Canadians in authentic situations and settings.

Upon completion of each 8-week program you will receive a certificate and transcript.

Schedule

Vancouver English Experience – Schedule A

1:00pm-2:45pmProjectsProjectsProjectsProjects

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:30am-12:00pm Integrated skills Integrated skills Integrated skills Integrated skills Optional Workshops
12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch break Lunch break Lunch break Lunch break

Vancouver English Experience – Schedule B

1:00pm-2:45pmIntegrated skillsIntegrated skillsIntegrated skillsIntegrated skills
3:00pm-4:45pmProjectsProjectsProjectsProjects

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:15am-12:00pm Integrated skills Integrated skills Integrated skills Integrated skills Optional Workshops
12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch break Lunch break Lunch break Lunch break

Get extra help in optional Friday workshops with skills like pronunciation or grammar. You can also join lectures and conversation groups for extra practice. Workshops run on Fridays from 10:00am–12:00pm.

Dates & Fees

See Program Dates & Fees.

How to Apply

You must be at least 18 years old and have an upper-elementary understanding of English to apply to this program.

Please review our How to Apply page and ELI Policies before applying.

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