English Language Programs in ILAC

ENGLISH COURSES IN ILAC CANADA

Study English in the International Language Academy of Canada in 2024 or 2025.

ILAC is one of the most prestige and well known language schools in Canada. ILAC has schools in Vancouver and Toronto

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English Courses in ILAC

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TOP 10 REASONS TO STUDY ENGLISH IN ILAC

This institution is one of the most popular language schools for international students in Canada
1

TOP-NOTCH TEACHING STAFF

Dedicated, experienced teachers provide engaging lessons to help you reach your English goals effectively and enjoyably.

2

DIVERSE STUDENT COMMUNITY AT ILAC

Meet students from around the world, fostering global connections and cultural understanding through shared learning experiences.

3

FLEXIBLE PROGRAM OPTIONS

Choose from a variety of programs tailored to your needs, including General English, Business English, and exam preparation courses.

4

MODERN LEARNING FACILITIES

Study in state-of-the-art classrooms equipped with the latest technology to support your learning and growth.

5

VIBRANT CITY LOCATIONS IN CANADA

ILAC campuses in Toronto and Vancouver offer unique cultural experiences and exciting urban exploration opportunities.

6

EXCELLENT ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Find comfortable and convenient housing, with homestay, student residences, or shared apartments to suit your preferences.

7

PATHWAY TO HIGHER EDUCATION IN CANADA

ILAC’s University Pathway Program facilitates your transition into Canadian colleges and universities.

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EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Participate in organized events and outings, helping you practice your English and create lasting memories.

9

STRONG REPUTATION OF ILAC

ILAC consistently wins industry awards, ensuring a high-quality education and a respected addition to your resume.

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CUSTOMIZED STUDY PLAN

Receive a personalized learning plan based on your goals, learning style, and proficiency level to maximize your success.

About ILAC in Canada

International students learning English in ILAC Canada

First established in 1997, ILAC has more than 25 years of experience in teaching English as a second language and is proud to represent Canada’s diversity, with students coming from 75+ countries from all over the world to its two wonderful locations: Vancouver and Toronto.

DESTINATIONS

ILAC has several locations available in Vancouver and Toronto

ILAC LOCATIONS 2024

ILAC has ten amazing locations in Canada. 5 campuses in Vancouver and 5 in Toronto

Canada

Canada is an exceptional destination for studying English as an international student due to its welcoming atmosphere, cultural diversity, and high educational standards. Its reputation as a friendly and safe country provides peace of mind to students seeking a rewarding learning experience abroad.

Canadians are known for their kindness and hospitality, making it easier for international students to adapt. Moreover, Canada is a multicultural mosaic, meaning you can interact with people from diverse backgrounds, enriching your experience and developing intercultural skills.

English language institutions in Canada offer high-quality programs with experienced instructors and a focus on practical communication skills. Many programs also provide access to modern technological resources and extracurricular activities, allowing students to practice their English in real-life situations.

Canada also boasts stunning landscapes, vibrant cities, and a wealth of opportunities to explore and enjoy recreational activities. Studying English in Canada offers a unique and valuable experience, both academically and culturally.

ILAC VANCOUVEREnglish language programs in ILAC Vancouver, Canada

Study in the beautiful city of Vancouver in the Canadian west coast, full of exciting urban life and activities, and surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. ILAC Vancouver is made of five downtown modern, state-of-the-art campuses, featuring about 100 classrooms in total, free Wi-Fi, and student lounge areas. This location is perfect for those who enjoy nature locations full of adventures, but also the comfort, convenience and excitement of city life. Students will be allocated to one of the campuses considering age, nationality and level of English proficiency.

City of Vancouver where ILAC has 5 language schools
Top Tourist Locations of Vancouver include:
  • Stanley Park
  • Whistler’s Ski Resort
  • Vancouver Aquarium
  • Granville Island
  • English Bay
5 Campuses in Downtown Vancouver.
  • Cordova Campus: 1168 W Cordova St., Vancouver, BC V6E 4T5, Canada
  • Coal Harbour Campus: 1199 W Pender St., Vancouver, BC V6E 2R1, Canada
  • West Hastings Campus: 808 W Hastings St., Vancouver, BC V6C 2X4, Canada
  • Hastings Campus: 688 W Hastings St., Vancouver, BC V6B 1P1, Canada
  • Melville Campus: 1111 & 1125 Melville St., Vancouver, BC V6E 3V6, Canada
Map of ILAC schools in Vancouver
ILAC TORONTOEnglish language programs in ILAC Toronto, Canada

Improve your English proficiency in the modern and vibrating city of Toronto, one of the most multicultural cities in the world, where you can discover fascinating new locations, try delicious cuisine and enjoy exciting activities. ILAC Toronto is made of five modern, cutting-edge campuses located in the vicinity of the Yonge and Yorkville area of the city, which feature 138 classrooms in total, free Wi-Fi, and student lounge areas. This location is perfect for those looking for an immersive experience into Canada’s multicultural society, while practicing their English skills by interacting with the local community. Students will be allocated to one of the campuses considering age, nationality and level of English proficiency.

City of Toronto where ILAC has 5 language schools
Top Tourist Locations of Toronto include:
  • CN Tower
  • Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
  • Harbourfront Centre
  • The Royal Ontario Museum
  • Lake Ontario
5 Campuses in Downtown Toronto
  • Main Campus: 920 Yonge Street, M4W 2J2, Toronto, Canada
  • University Pathway Campus: 255 College St., Toronto, ON M5T 1R5, Canada
  • Dream Campus: 425 Bloor St E., Toronto, ON M4X 1L7, Canada
  • Cumberland Campus: 1229 Bay St., Toronto, ON M4W 1J5, Canada
  • Heart Campus: 655 Bay St., Toronto, ON M5G 2K4, Canada
Map of ILAC schools in Toronto

ENGLISH PROGRAMS IN ILAC

2024 - 2025

ILAC offers several English language programs for international students and residents

Choose your ideal destination in Canada
Full-Time

GENERAL ENGLISH PROGRAMS

  • General English
  • Cambridge English
Full-Time

BUSINESS ENGLISH PROGRAMS

  • Business English
Full-Time

EXAM PREPARATION

  • IELTS Preparation
Full-Time

PATHWAY PROGRAMS

  • University Pathway
  • GAP Year Academic Program
Full-Time

YOUNG ADULT ENGLISH PROGRAMS (15-18 Y. Old)

  • General English
  • University Pathway Program
  • Summer Programs
  • Winter Programs
Online

ONLINE ENGLISH PROGRAMS

  • ILAC Kiss Virtual

GENERAL ENGLISH PROGRAMS

Students at the beginner to high-intermediate levels initially focus on General English before progressing to more sophisticated courses. By employing the Cambridge Communicative Approach, learners enhance all four language competencies, which include speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

Each level has a duration of 4 weeks. Students can take as many weeks as they need.

Elective classes can include: Speaking, Writing, FCE Exam Practice, Listening, Idioms in English, CAE Exam Practice, Grammar, Debate, CPE Exam Practice, Pronunciation, Business English, Vocabulary, Academic Vocabulary, IELTS Preparation, Reading, Academic Reading and Academic Skills

Power English classes can include: Power Communication, Everyday English, Power Business, Cambridge Exam Preparation, Power Academic and IELTS Preparation

Placement test: Before beginning, students take a placement test to establish their English proficiency level. Those who score at Level 10 or higher may directly enroll in Cambridge Preparation courses. Meanwhile, students with a score of Level 9 or lower will commence with the General English program.

Two intensity options: INTENSIVE & POWER ENGLISH

COURSESINTENSIVE ENGLISHPOWER ENGLISH
Principal Courses26 lessons/week26 lessons/week
Elective Courses4 lessons/week4 lessons/week
Power English Courses-8 lessons/week
TOTAL LESSONS PER WEEK30 LESSONS/WEEK38 LESSONS/WEEK
Infographic about English Levels at ILAC in Canada

Sample of Schedule of General English & Cambridge Program at ILAC

Schedule English programs at ILAC in Canada
GENERAL ENGLISH

Students who are at the beginner to high-intermediate levels start with General English before progressing to more advanced courses. This approach utilizes communication and integrated-skills, which helps students develop proficiency in all areas of the language (speaking, listening, reading and writing).

Program Features
  • Course Structure: Focus on speaking, listening, reading and writing.
  • Availability: Vancouver and Toronto
  • English Levels: 9 levels, from beginner to high-intermediate. (then you can continue with more advances levels at the Cambridge program)
  • Duration: Flexible. You decide when to start and the number of weeks studying English.
  • Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
  • Start Date: Every Monday
  • Lessons per week: Two options: Intensive English Program (30 lessons per week) and Power English (38 lessons per week). Each lesson has a duration of 45 minutes.
  • Class Size: 15 students on average
  • Events and Extracurricular activities
Requirements
  • Minimum age: 19 years old. Check with a representative, some restrictions may apply
  • Complete the contact form to request more information about visa requirements.
CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH

This program works as a continuation of the General English program, for students who have reached the Pre-Advanced level (10), or arrived with this level of proficiency or higher. It focuses on continuing to improve the student’s proficiency, while preparing students for the international Cambridge English Test. This program is perfect for those looking to improve their careers, as this test is internationally recognized by governments, education institutions, and employers alike.

Program Features
  • Course Structure: Students will continue improving their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, while learning test strategies and taking practice tests every second week to measure their progress.
  • Availability: Vancouver and Toronto
  • English Levels: 8 levels, from pre-advanced to proficiency. (if you have a lower level, you can start with the General English program)
  • Duration: Flexible. You decide when to start and the number of weeks studying English.
  • Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
  • Start Date: Every Monday
  • Lessons per week: Two options: Intensive English Program (30 lessons per week) and Power English (38 lessons per week). Each lesson has a duration of 45 minutes.
  • Class Size: 15 students on average
  • Events and Extracurricular activities
Requirements
  • Minimum age: 19 years old. Check with a representative, some restrictions may apply
  • Complete the contact form to request more information about visa requirements.

Contact a representative for more information about each program

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BUSINESS ENGLISH PROGRAMS

BUSINESS ENGLISH

This program is aimed at professionals looking to improve their career by working on their English language proficiency, specifically oriented towards the workplace. Thus, this program will focus on topics such as: negotiating, networking, managing meetings, writing business correspondence, as well as making business presentations.

Program Features
  • Course Structure: Teaching is focused on learning career-oriented skills and how to communicate effectively in the workplace.
  • Availability: Vancouver and Toronto
  • English Levels: 8 levels, from pre-advanced to proficiency. (if you have a lower level, you can start with the General English program)
  • Duration: Flexible. You decide when to start and the number of weeks studying English.
  • Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
  • Start Date: Every Monday
  • Lessons per week: Two options: Intensive English Program (30 lessons per week) and Power English (38 lessons per week). Each lesson has a duration of 45 minutes.
  • Class Size: 15 students on average
  • Events and Extracurricular activities
Requirements
  • Minimum age: 19 years old. Check with a representative, some restrictions may apply
  • Complete the contact form to request more information about visa requirements.

Contact a representative for more information about each program

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EXAM PREPARATION

IELTS PREPARATION

As a widely recognized English language certificate, IELTS is perfect for those looking to work or study at an English-speaking country. Students will continue working on their English language proficiency, while taking practice exams every two weeks to monitor their progress and learning strategies to pass the test with top marks.

Program Features
  • Course Structure: Students will continue improving their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, while learning test strategies and taking practice tests every second week to measure their progress.
  • Availability: Vancouver and Toronto
  • English Levels: 8 levels, from pre-advanced to proficiency. (if you have a lower level, you can start with the General English program)
  • Duration: Flexible. You decide when to start and the number of weeks studying English.
  • Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
  • Start Date: Every Monday
  • Lessons per week: Two options: Intensive English Program (30 lessons per week) and Power English (38 lessons per week). Each lesson has a duration of 45 minutes.
  • Class Size: 15 students on average
  • Events and Extracurricular activities
Requirements
  • Minimum age: 19 years old. Check with a representative, some restrictions may apply
  • Complete the contact form to request more information about visa requirements.

Contact a representative for more information about each program

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PATHWAY PROGRAMS

Created for driven students and professionals from diverse levels and backgrounds seeking top-tier education in Canada. Admittance to a majority of ILAC's 90+ Pathway partner institutions is possible without the need for IELTS or TOEFL scores.

Some of the University and Colle partners are:

In British columbia
  • Adler University
  • Alexander College
  • Acsenda School of Management
  • BCIT
  • Camosun College
  • Capilano University
  • Coast Mountain College
  • Columbia College
  • Coquitlam College
  • Douglas College
  • Emily Carr University
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Fraser International College
  • Justice Institute of BC
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University
  • Langara College
  • LaSalle College
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • North Island College
  • Northern Lights College
  • Okanagan College
  • Royal Roads University
  • Selkirk College
  • Sprott Shaw College
  • Thompson Rivers University
  • University Canada West
  • University of the Fraser Valley
  • Vancouver Community College
  • Vancouver Film School
  • Vancouver Island University
  • Whistler Adventure School
  • Yorkville University
In Alberta
  • Bow Valley College
  • Concordia University of Edmonton
  • MacEwan University
  • NAIT
  • Olds College
  • Red Deer Polytechnic
  • SAIT
In Saskatchewan
  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic
  • University of Regina
  • University of Saskatchewan
In Manitoba
  • Assiniboine Community College
  • International College of Manitoba
  • MITT
  • Red River College
  • University of Winnipeg PACE
In Quebec
  • Herzing College
  • Hermes College Group
  • LaSalle College Montreal
  • Lester B. Pearson Vocational Programs
  • Trebas Institute
  • Vanier College
In New Brunswick
  • Crandall University
  • New Brunswick Community College
In Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton University
  • Mount Saint Vincent University
  • Saint Mary’s University
In Prince Edward Island
  • Holland College
  • University of Prince Edward Island
In Newfoundland
  • College of the North Atlantic
In Ontario
  • Algoma University
  • Algoma University
  • Algonquin College
  • Brock University
  • Cambrian College
  • CCNM
  • Centennial College
  • Conestoga College
  • Confederation College
  • Durham College
  • Fanshawe College
  • Fleming College
  • George Brown College
  • Georgian College
  • Humber College
  • Lakehead University
  • Lambton College
  • Laurentian University
  • Mohawk College
  • Niagara College
  • Nipissing University
  • OCAD University
  • Ontario Tech University
  • Ryerson University IC
  • Sault College
  • Seneca College
  • Sheridan College
  • St. Clair College
  • St. Lawrence College
  • Toronto Film School
  • University of Windsor
  • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Yorkville University
  • Wilfrid Laurier IC
UNIVERSITY PATHWAY

This program is perfect for students who want to enroll in higher education institutions in Canada, as ILAC has partnership relations with numerous Canadian universities and colleges. Teaching will focus on preparing students for the academic environment, and thus some of the topics that will be studied are: written & oral English skills, critical thinking, research skills, essay writing, TOEFL preparation, time management, exam writing techniques, and oral presentation. The University Pathway Programs are divided in 3 according to English language proficiency: University Pathway I (levels 10-11), University Pathway II Certificate (12-13), and University Pathway III Certificate (levels 14-17).

Program Features
  • Course Structure: Teaching is focused on learning academic English skills, TOEFL/IELTS Preparation and necessary skills to enroll in higher education institutions.
  • Availability: Vancouver and Toronto
  • English Levels: 8 levels, from pre-advanced to proficiency. (if you have a lower level, you can start with the General English program)
  • Duration: Flexible. You decide when to start and the number of weeks studying English.
  • Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
  • Start Date: The Pathway program starts only on main start dates, every two weeks. Contact a representative for exact dates.
  • Lessons per week: Two options: Intensive English Program (30 lessons per week) and Power English (38 lessons per week). Each lesson has a duration of 45 minutes.
  • Class Size: 15 students on average
  • Events and Extracurricular activities
Requirements
  • Minimum age: 19 years old. Check with a representative, some restrictions may apply
  • Complete the contact form to request more information about visa requirements.
GAP YEAR ACADEMIC PROGRAM

This program combines the ILAC University Pathway Program with a Canadian College or University’s Program, thus you spend a semester studying English at ILAC and then a second semester studying a program of your choice at one of the partner institutions, which can go from environmental science to photography or interior design. Please note that for this program a level of at least intermediate English is necessary. However, you can take additional English classes prior to the Gap Year Program.

4 Great Institutions available
  • LaSalle College (Vancouver)
    16 weeks at ILAC
    +
    11 weeks at LaSalle College
  • Niagara College College (Niagara)
    16 weeks at ILAC
    +
    16 weeks at Niagara College
  • Thomsons Rivers University (Kamloops)
    16 weeks at ILAC
    +
    16 weeks at Thomsons Rivers University
  • Douglas College (Vancouver)
    16 weeks at ILAC
    +
    16 weeks at Douglas College
Program Features
  • Availability: Vancouver and Toronto
  • English Levels: You need at least Level 12 to take this program. If your English is at a lower level, you can take additional English classes prior to the Gap Year Program.
  • Duration: About 9 months.
  • Start Date: 3 or 4 start dates per year. Contact us for more details.
  • Events and Extracurricular activities
  • College and university will provide a transcript showing the grades for the courses you took.
Requirements
  • Minimum age: 19 years old. Check with a representative, some restrictions may apply
  • Complete the contact form to request more information about visa requirements.

Contact a representative for more information about each program

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YOUNG ADULT ENGLISH PROGRAMS (15-18 Years Old)

These programs are design for young students who are looking to improve their English language proficiency, while meeting new people and exploring exciting new destinations. Students can choose between General English Program, University Pathway and the Summer or Winter Platinum Packages.

GENERAL ENGLISH

This general English program is for students who are have a relative grasp of the English language, but have not achieve a higher level of proficiency yet, thus is for students placed between levels 1 and 8, who can later choose another principal course to focus on, once they have achieved level 9. Level 9 students can either sign up for the General English course or chose one of the other principal courses. Using the Cambridge Communicative Method, students will develop all 4 language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) before moving into a specialized program of a higher level, such as Cambridge English, TOEFL or IELTS Preparation, Business English and University Pathway Programs.

Program Features
  • Course Structure: Focus on speaking, listening, reading and writing.
  • Availability: Vancouver and Toronto
  • English Levels: 9 levels, from beginner to high-intermediate. (then you can continue with more advances levels at the Cambridge program)
  • Duration: Flexible. You decide when to start and the number of weeks studying English.
  • Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
  • Start Date: Every Monday
  • Lessons per week: Two options: Intensive English Program (30 lessons per week) and Power English (38 lessons per week). Each lesson has a duration of 45 minutes.
  • Class Size: 15 students on average
  • Events and Extracurricular activities
Requirements
  • Age: 15 to 18 years old. Check with a representative, some restrictions may apply
  • Complete the contact form to request more information about visa requirements.
UNIVERSITY PATHWAY

This program is perfect for students who want to enroll in higher education institutions in Canada, as ILAC has partnership relations with numerous Canadian universities and colleges. Teaching will focus on preparing students for the academic environment, and thus some of the topics that will be studied are: written & oral English skills, critical thinking, research skills, essay writing, TOEFL preparation, time management, exam writing techniques, and oral presentation. The University Pathway Programs are divided in 3 according to English language proficiency: University Pathway I (levels 10-11), University Pathway II Certificate (12-13), and University Pathway III Certificate (levels 14-17).

Program Features
  • Course Structure: Teaching is focused on learning academic English skills, TOEFL/IELTS Preparation and necessary skills to enroll in higher education institutions.
  • Availability: Vancouver and Toronto
  • English Levels: 8 levels, from pre-advanced to proficiency. (if you have a lower level, you can start with the General English program)
  • Duration: Flexible. You decide when to start and the number of weeks studying English.
  • Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
  • Start Date: The Pathway program starts only on main start dates, every two weeks. Contact a representative for exact dates.
  • Lessons per week: Two options: Intensive English Program (30 lessons per week) and Power English (38 lessons per week). Each lesson has a duration of 45 minutes.
  • Class Size: 15 students on average
  • Events and Extracurricular activities
Requirements
  • Age: 15 to 18 years old. Check with a representative, some restrictions may apply
  • Complete the contact form to request more information about visa requirements.
SUMMER PROGRAM (2, 3 or 4-week)

ILAC offers enriching summer programs for students seeking an unforgettable Canadian experience. With flexible 2, 3, and 4-week options, participants can fully immerse themselves in the vibrant culture while visiting major attractions through ILAC-organized trips. The comprehensive itinerary ensures a perfect balance of learning and leisure, as engaging activities fill weekdays and weekends alike, including overnight trips. Make lasting memories and forge new friendships while discovering Canada's captivating beauty and charm with ILAC's unparalleled summer programs.

Vancouver Activities might include: Rockies trip, capilano, Aquarium, Bisk, Whistler + Gondola, Flyover, Science World, Grouse Mountain, Bike Riding Stanley, ILAC YA Party, Lookout Tower, BBQ Party, Playland, Sport Ticket, and Laser Tag

Toronto Activities might include: French Canada Trip, CN Tower, Mediaval Times, Niagara Falls, Wonderland, Bus City Tour, Boat Cruise, Beach Day, Aquarium, ILAC YA Party, Blue Jays, Go Karting, and Canoeing

Program Features
  • Course Structure: 30 English Lessons per week + activities + excursions
  • Availability: Vancouver and Toronto
  • Three options available: 2, 3 or 4-week.
  • Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
  • Start Date: Contact a representative
  • Class Size: 15 students on average
  • Events and Extracurricular activities
  • Package Includes: Single Homestay Accommodation with 3 meals/day, 30 English Lessons per week, Student Fees, Activities, 2-way Airport Transfers, and more.
Requirements
  • Age: 15 to 18 years old. Check with a representative, some restrictions may apply
  • Complete the contact form to request more information about visa requirements.
WINTER PROGRAM (2, 3 or 4-week)

ILAC offers enriching winter programs for students seeking an unforgettable Canadian experience. With flexible 2, 3, and 4-week options, participants can fully immerse themselves in the vibrant culture while visiting major attractions through ILAC-organized trips. The comprehensive itinerary ensures a perfect balance of learning and leisure, as engaging activities fill weekdays and weekends alike, including overnight trips. Make lasting memories and forge new friendships while discovering Canada's captivating beauty and charm with ILAC's unparalleled summer programs.

Vancouver Activities might include: Capilano, ILAC YA Party, Ice Skating, FlyOver Tour, Walking Tour - Gastown, Lookout Tower, Surprise Activity, Walking Tour - Granville, Hockey Game, Art Gallery Visit, Ski / Snowboarding Experience, Cinema, Science World, Laser Tag, Bowling.

Toronto Activities might include: Niagara Falls, CN Tower, Aquarium, Museum Visit, ILAC YA Party, Surprise Activity, Game Night (Bingo/Karaoke), Hockey Game, Walking Tour, Ski / Snowboarding Experience, Walking Tour, Tubing Trip, Ice Skating, Bowling, Movie Night.

Program Features
  • Course Structure: 30 English Lessons per week + activities + excursions
  • Availability: Vancouver and Toronto
  • Three options available: 2, 3 or 4-week.
  • Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
  • Start Date: Contact a representative
  • Class Size: 15 students on average
  • Events and Extracurricular activities
  • Package Includes: Single Homestay Accommodation with 3 meals/day, 30 English Lessons per week, Student Fees, Activities, 2-way Airport Transfers, and more.
Requirements
  • Age: 15 to 18 years old. Check with a representative, some restrictions may apply
  • Complete the contact form to request more information about visa requirements.

Contact a representative for more information about each program

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ONLINE ENGLISH PROGRAMS

Discover the exciting ILAC Kiss program - a dynamic online English course designed just for you! Enjoy real-time classes with experienced teachers live from Toronto or Vancouver. With multiple time slots, learn at your own pace and fit English lessons into your busy schedule. Connect with students worldwide and embrace diverse cultures while mastering the English language. Join the ILAC Kiss family today and watch your language skills flourish!

ILAC KISS

Taking an online English program has numerous advantages. First, it provides flexibility as learners can study anytime and anywhere. This means that they can juggle work, school, or other commitments while still pursuing their language goals. Additionally, online classes offer personalized attention as learners have access to one-to-one interaction with instructors who are native speakers of English. Learners get immediate feedback on their progress and receive customized instruction that meets their specific needs. Another advantage is the cost-effectiveness of online programs as they are often more affordable compared to traditional classroom learning. Moreover, since the classes are taught from Canada, learners get to experience the authentic Canadian accent and engage in cultural exchange with individuals from around the world in real-time. Furthermore, online English programs incorporate a range of digital tools such as interactive video conferencing software, online forums for discussion and peer-to-peer learning, gamification approaches that make learning fun and engaging which results in faster progress compared to traditional classroom teaching alone.

Program Features
  • Course Structure: Full-Time 20 lessons a week Monday to Friday or Sunday to Thursday. 5 Different Time-slots to match your schedule.
  • Availability: Vancouver and Toronto
  • English Levels: 17 levels, from basic to proficiency.
  • Duration: Flexible. You decide when to start and the number of weeks studying English.
  • Minimum Duration: 2 weeks
  • Start Date: Every Monday
  • Lessons per week: 20 lessons per week
  • Connect with students from all around the world
Requirements
  • Minimum age: 17 years old. Check with a representative, some restrictions may apply
  • Complete the contact form to request more information about visa requirements.

Contact a representative for more information about each program

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The language school can change the curriculum, requirements or any other aspect of each program without prior notice

HOW TO APPLY FOR AN INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM IN ILAC

All the application process is online. Follow the instructions of a representative

You need to contact a representative who will guide you throughout the entire application process.

If you need to process a student visa, we recommend applying to the program at least two months in advance.

The application process and requirements depend on many factors like the school location, program, age of the student, type of visa, etc.

ILAC 2024 June Promotion! Up to 30% OFF

Apply before June 30th, 2024. Contact us to check if your country and program is part of this promotion.

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FAQS

Do you have any question about studying English at ILAC?

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT STUDYING ENGLISH IN ILAC

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What is ILAC?

The International Language Academy of Canada is an English institute established in 1997 by Jonathan Kolber and Ilan Cohen, and it’s currently located in two different cities: Vancouver and Toronto. It has a wide variety of English programs, from intensive English to university pathway programs, so students come from all over the world to study at this highly-awarded English institute.

Why should I choose to study an English program at ILAC?

ILAC has more than 20 years of English language teaching experience, great modern facilities, and a team composed of TESOL trained teachers that will do everything to help you achieve your goals. Moreover, ILAC’s programs have been ranked #1 in Canada several times by prestigious organizations, so their quality is more than guaranteed. In ILAC you’ll not only find great education, but you’ll also have the opportunity to interact with students from all over the world, which will help you enhance your professional network. Finally, ILAC knows that the quality of its English programs isn’t the only aspect students care about, so every day its team prepares extracurricular activities for students, so they can have fun and explore the city while continuing to improve their English skills.

Is there a minimum age to apply for an English program at ILAC?

Students need to be at least 19 years old at the beginning of the program they wish to enroll on. There are also special programs for teenagers aged between 15 and 18 years old, with activities and curricula tailored for their needs and goals.

Is there any deadline to apply?

There's no deadline, as programs start every Monday, but ILAC recommends applying at least 15 to 75 days in advance, as per visa requirements for each student.

How is my English proficiency level tested?

There's a referential online test to check your level beforehand, but you’ll take a placement test on your first day at ILAC.

Do I need to submit an English test score or a transcript when applying to these ESL programs?

No, there’s no need to submit a test score or a transcript when you apply for an English program at ILAC, since your English fluency will be assessed with a placement test. Students placed at level 9 or lower will be enrolled on the General English program, and students who place at level 10 or higher may enroll on a more advanced program.

Do I receive any certificate by the end of the program?

Yes, you’ll receive a certificate if you complete your program.

I am not a student in my home country. Can I enroll on these English language programs with a student visa?

Yes, you don’t need to be a student currently to apply for an English program at ILAC. The only requirement you need to meet is the minimum age, as well as the minimum level of English requirement in case you apply for an advanced program.

Can I enroll on these ESL programs with a tourist visa or a visa waiver eTA?

Yes, you can enroll with a tourist visa or visa waiver eTA. However, if you plan to study for more than six months, you’ll need to apply for a study permit.

What are ILAC’s English language levels?

There are 17 English levels in ILAC, divided in 9 groups: Intro (1), Beginner (2-3), Pre-Intermediate (4-5), Intermediate (6-7), High-Intermediate (8-9), Pre-Advanced (10-11), Advanced (12-13), High-Advanced (14-15), and Proficiency (16-17). For weeks of study are considered for each English level.

How many students are in each class?

18 students maximum.

What is the school’s schedule? How many hours per week?

Each lesson lasts 45 minutes. Classes are typically from 8:30am to 1:30pm, and power English courses are from 1:50pm to 3:20pm. Courses have usually 26 core lessons + 4 elective course lessons. Power English customization adds 8 more lessons, from Monday to Thursday.

What kind of accommodations are available?

Homestays and private student residences you can book through ILAC. You can also make your own accommodation arrangements.

Can I use the school facilities?

Yes, ILAC’s facilities and services are open for all students enrolled on English programs.

Are there any extracurricular activities?

Yes, as ILAC offers both free and paid extracurricular activities for all students.

Do I need to buy health insurance?

ILAC offers optional health insurance. We recommend obtaining health insurance, as Canada doesn’t offer health coverage for international students, unless they study for a minimum amount of time that varies according to each province.

Do I need to buy any books?

Yes, since books are not included. Each book costs about $60 CAD per 2 months, and each one comprises two levels of English. Programs for teenagers include a set of books within the fees.

Is there an application fee for these English programs?

Yes, there’s a $160 CAD application fee that can be paid by credit card and Flywire.

When do I pay? What are the payment methods for these ESL programs?

You can pay after paying the application fee and after the acceptance letter has been sent, but with at least a month in advance. You can pay by credit card or through Flywire.

Are there any scholarships for ILAC’s English programs?

No, there aren’t any scholarships to study at ILAC. Nonetheless, some special discounts may apply for students. Contact us for further information.

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