Business English courses at St Giles International, Vancouver

From 1092.- CAD
approx 650.- GBP
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Key points

  • Highly flexible training, with a choice of small group and private lessons
  • High quality teaching and student-centred approach
  • Centrally located boutique school with a modern Platinum Centre
  • Dedicated social and leisure programme for professionals
  • Exciting city, offering the best of the mountains and the sea

The school

School size
M
Accommodation
Host family, Residence, Hotel
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
21 years
Average age
36 years
Nationality mix
Brazil, Switzerland, Japan, etc..
ratings
32 authentic opinions

A "Business Class" school in an exceptional setting.

You will learn English in the heart of Vancouver’s business district! Our St. Giles partner school is located in the lively district of Coal Harbour, around 15 minutes from the beach and the famous Stanley Park. Close to the school, you will find plenty of shops, cafés, shopping centres, galleries and theatres. St. Giles is housed in a modern building whose 4th floor is especially fitted out for studying and the modern and comfortable facilities make the learning of English particularly pleasant. Thanks to a team of highly qualified teachers and to solid experience in teaching professionals, St. Giles offers a complete range of English course programmes that are tailor-made according to your specific needs. This establishment also distinguishes itself by its nationality mix, making the school an ideal environment for meeting people from all backgrounds, who share your interests. The Platinum Centre, reserved for participants following "executive" programmes, will offer you a very convivial setting to establish valuable contacts and develop your network of acquaintances. And to add to your pleasure, with the Seabus and the Skytrain nearby, you will be able to explore the length and breadth of the "Pearl of the Pacific" very easily and make the very most out of everything it has in store for you.

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Facilities

Language lab, library, media centre, projection room, AV equipment, self-access centre, language learning software, study room, business lounge, interactive whiteboards, self-access computers, high speed Wi-Fi internet, cafeteria.
Accreditations

Choosing the right course for you

Our table of levels can help you choose the right duration to achieve your objectives.

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Included in the price

  • Level and needs assessment
  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Use of study centre
  • Learning progress monitoring
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme

Lowest prices guaranteed

ESL guarantees you the most attractive prices on the market in the UK! If you find any price difference, you will be entirely refunded.

Mini group Business course 20

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From CAD 1092.-
(about GBP 650.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 5
Minimum age
21 years
Schedule
09:00-12:40

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board (private bathroom)
Residence, single room, no meals
1
1092
1611
2
2014
2827
3
2898
4005
4
3730
5131
5
4625
6320
6850
Extra week (5+)
895
1189
1295
All prices are in CAD.   CAD 1 ≈ GBP 0.63   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 18.02 / 19.04 / 20.05 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 14.10 / 11.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Check-in times for host family stays are from 10:00 - 23:00 on Sundays.

Mini group Business course 30

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From CAD 1559.-
(about GBP 928.-)
Lessons
30 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 5
Minimum age
21 years
Schedule
09:00-15:25

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board (private bathroom)
Residence, single room, no meals
1
1559
2078
2
2892
3705
3
4149
5256
4
5346
6747
5
6645
8340
8870
Extra week (5+)
1299
1593
1699
All prices are in CAD.   CAD 1 ≈ GBP 0.63   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 18.02 / 19.04 / 20.05 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 14.10 / 11.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Check-in times for host family stays are from 10:00 - 23:00 on Sundays.

Combined Business English Course 20+5

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From CAD 1462.-
(about GBP 871.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
(20 mini group + 5 one-to-one)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 5
Minimum age
21 years
Schedule
09:00-12:40 + one-to-one lessons to be specified

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board (private bathroom)
Residence, single room, no meals
1
1462
1981
2
2754
3567
3
4008
5115
4
5210
6611
5
6475
8170
8700
Extra week (5+)
1265
1559
1665
All prices are in CAD.   CAD 1 ≈ GBP 0.63   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 18.02 / 19.04 / 20.05 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 14.10 / 11.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Check-in times for host family stays are from 10:00 - 23:00 on Sundays.

Combined Business course 20+10

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From CAD 1832.-
(about GBP 1091.-)
Lessons
30 of 50 minutes
(20 mini group + 10 one-to-one)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 5
Minimum age
21 years
Schedule
09:00-12:40 + one-to-one lessons to be specified

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board (private bathroom)
Residence, single room, no meals
1
1832
2351
2
3494
4307
3
5118
6225
4
6690
8091
5
8325
10020
10550
Extra week (5+)
1635
1929
2035
All prices are in CAD.   CAD 1 ≈ GBP 0.63   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 18.02 / 19.04 / 20.05 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 14.10 / 11.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Check-in times for host family stays are from 10:00 - 23:00 on Sundays.

One-to-one tuition (15 lessons/week)

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From CAD 1323.-
(about GBP 788.-)
Lessons
15 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 1
Minimum age
21 years
Schedule
13:40-16:25

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board (private bathroom)
Residence, single room, no meals
1
1323
1842
2
2430
3243
3
3465
4572
4
4450
5851
Extra week (4+)
1075
1369
All prices are in CAD.   CAD 1 ≈ GBP 0.63   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 18.02 / 19.04 / 20.05 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 14.10 / 11.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Check-in times for host family stays are from 10:00 - 23:00 on Sundays.

One-to-one tuition (20 lessons/week)

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From CAD 1768.-
(about GBP 1053.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 1
Minimum age
21 years
Schedule
09:00-12:40

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board (private bathroom)
Residence, single room, no meals
1
1768
2287
2
3290
4103
3
4719
5826
4
6062
7463
Extra week (4+)
1478
1772
All prices are in CAD.   CAD 1 ≈ GBP 0.63   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 18.02 / 19.04 / 20.05 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 14.10 / 11.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Check-in times for host family stays are from 10:00 - 23:00 on Sundays.

One-to-one tuition (25 lessons/week)

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From CAD 2154.-
(about GBP 1283.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 1
Minimum age
21 years
Schedule
09:00-14:30

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board (private bathroom)
Residence, single room, no meals
1
2154
2673
2
4040
4853
3
5805
6912
4
7462
8863
Extra week (4+)
1828
2122
All prices are in CAD.   CAD 1 ≈ GBP 0.63   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 18.02 / 19.04 / 20.05 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 14.10 / 11.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Check-in times for host family stays are from 10:00 - 23:00 on Sundays.

One-to-one tuition (30 lessons/week)

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From CAD 2561.-
(about GBP 1525.-)
Lessons
30 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 1
Minimum age
21 years
Schedule
09:00-15:25

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board (private bathroom)
Residence, single room, no meals
1
2561
3080
2
4766
5579
3
6789
7896
4
8642
10043
Extra week (4+)
2123
2417
All prices are in CAD.   CAD 1 ≈ GBP 0.63   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 18.02 / 19.04 / 20.05 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 14.10 / 11.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Check-in times for host family stays are from 10:00 - 23:00 on Sundays.

One-to-one tuition (35 lessons/week)

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From CAD 2907.-
(about GBP 1731.-)
Lessons
35 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 1
Minimum age
21 years
Schedule
09:00-16:20

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board (private bathroom)
Residence, single room, no meals
1
2907
3426
2
5442
6255
3
7764
8871
4
9910
11311
Extra week (4+)
2440
2734
All prices are in CAD.   CAD 1 ≈ GBP 0.63   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 18.02 / 19.04 / 20.05 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 14.10 / 11.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Check-in times for host family stays are from 10:00 - 23:00 on Sundays.

Options/Extras

Special diet (per week) 35 CAD
Christmas with the host family (full board) (25.12-26.12.2019) 60 CAD
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (23.06-25.08.2019) 13 CAD
Airport transfer (on arrival) 150 CAD

Other accommodation options

Course info

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.3/5
Overall rating

94% of students recommending this school

Destination
/ 5
School
/ 5
Accommodation
/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

32 students gave their opinion about this school

51 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
7 weeks, May – July 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
51 years old - France
/ 5
3 weeks, September – October 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (2.8 / 5) ()
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (2.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
53 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
3 weeks, August – September 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
50 years old - Austria
/ 5
Perfekt für Business Kurs.
2 weeks, August 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
42 years old - Spain
/ 5
He notado a faltar seguimiento y feedback semanal por parte de la escuela He tenido 2 profesores buenos (uno de ellos muy bueno) y una profesora con la que la sensación ha sido de pérdida de tiempo
2 weeks, August 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.8 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Do you think you've made progress?
« He avanzado en vocabulario, expresiones, lenguaje escrito. »
School highlights
« La profesionalidad y el método utilizado por el profesor Simonel ambiente de la clase la segunda semana »
Top tips
« Perderse por las calles de Vancouver »
37 years old - Germany
/ 5
3 weeks, April 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
31 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
8 weeks, August – October 2016
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.8 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
30 years old - France
/ 5
3 weeks, August – September 2016
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.8 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
44 years old - France
/ 5
3 weeks, July 2016
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.8 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Oui car les cours et l'immersion permettent de progresser. Rester seulement deux semaines m'a permis de parfaire mes connaissances et d'améliorer ma fluidité. Il est bien évident que rester 1 mois ou 6 semaines aurait été plus opportun. Mais le temps... »
43 years old - Germany
/ 5
8 weeks, May – July 2016
Value for money (1 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4 / 5)
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4 / 5) (Other)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
School highlights
« Gute Lage, klein und übersichtlich, nettes Personal. »

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Executive host family
Half-board accommodation in a family with private bathroom.

Résidence GEC Viva Tower (minimum 5 weeks)
Information on request

APT Living residence (from 19 years old, minimum 1 month)
Information on request

Hotels
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GEC Granville Hotel

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To be discovered:
- Stanley Park and Queen Elizabeth Park
- Vancouver Aquarium
- Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia
- Capilano Suspension Bridge
- Granville Island and Kitsilano Beach
- Grouse Mountain

But also:
- Watch a Canucks’ match at Rogers Arena
- Shopping on Robson Street
- Relaxation area at the Dr. Sun Yat-sen Garden in Chinatown

Activities:
- Trips to restaurant and museums
- Tours of the city
-  Sports activities, such as ice-skating, bowling, rock climbing, beach volleyball and football
- Examples of excursions: Victoria, Rocky Mountains, Whistler
 

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