ILAC LOCATIONS 2023ILAC has ten amazing locations in Canada. 5 campuses in Vancouver and 5 in Toronto
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.
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.
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
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.
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
ILAC offers several English language programs for international students and residentsChoose your ideal destination in Canada
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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.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT STUDYING ENGLISH IN ILACIf you do not find the answer, please contact a representative filling the form below
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.