Language Schools in Canada
As mentioned in other pages, there are too many Language schools in Canada. Let’s talk about why you should study English in Canada first. Canada is a bilingual country with two official languages, English and French. The vast majority (75 per cent) of Canada’s French-speaking inhabitants live in the province of Québec, which is located in the eastern part of the country but there are French-speaking communities throughout the country. Canadians place great importance on learning, and have developed a first-rate education system with high standards. The country spends more on education (as a percentage of GDP) compared to the OECD average, and is the second highest among G-8 countries.
Since Canada has post-education Immigration pathway programs, students all around the world choose Canada to study English. Most students who is not fluent in English start with ESL schools to improve their English skills first as first step then continue their education with Colleges or Universities. Also most of the college and universities has their own language school which students get used to the campus while studying English first.
Click here to see designated learning institutions list determined by Canadian Goverment
What Language Schools Offer
All language schools in Canada have different program options starting from 1 week study and up to 48+ weeks. They all have airport pick-up and accommodation services available which are not included in the program fee. Homestays can be single rooms or shared rooms with 2 or 3 meals/day options. Some of the other services available through language schools are;
- Health Insurance
- Custodianship (Guardianship)
- In school education consultants for other programs and pathways
- Career Advisors
On their first day students take the English level determination tests and placed into their level based classes the other day.
English classes may differ based on your English skills. While most students start with General English, there are other English classes for high level students such as Business English, IELTS, and Only Speaking Classes etc.