Long term Canada programmes at Kaplan International, Vancouver

Key points

  • Very professional school with a good reputation
  • Central location
  • Very good network of host families
  • Large choice of extra-curricular activities

The school

Levels
Elementary to Advanced
School size
L
Accommodation
Host family, Apartment
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
24 years
Nationality mix
South Korea, Brazil, Japan, etc..
ratings
3 authentic opinions
Please note that due to the safety measures implemented following official recommendations and requirements, some school facts and services – such as the number of students per class, schedules, access to common areas as well as certain activities - may differ from those described on our website. Please contact us for more information.

Our partner school occupies two campuses, both facing each other, in Vancouver city centre. You can reach the beaches in around fifteen minutes and Stanley Park in around 20 minutes. The premises of Kaplan International are modern and all classrooms are equipped with all of the teaching material necessary for learning English. You will also have access to computers which offer the latest software as well as free Wi-Fi internet access. In the student lounge, you will be able to meet up with your new friends and relax over a cup of tea or coffee, or prepare yourself a refreshment (microwave, fridges and vending machines are available for your use). Finally, in the information centre, containing newspapers, magazines and noticeboards, you will be constantly kept up-to-date on local and regional events.

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Included in the price
  • Learning Progress Guarantee (Intensive course +10 weeks)
  • Level and needs assessment
  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Welcome activity
  • Use of study centre
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme
  • Job Club (semi-intensive or intensive course)

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.

Semi-intensive course (Academic Semester/Year)

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 20 - 52 week(s)
20 weeks From 3990.- GBP
(6585.- CAD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ K+ Sessions: 7 of 45 minutes
Course duration
20 - 52 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:10-11:20
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

K+ sessions:
K+ sessions include online materials to reinforce progress made in class as well as the access to K+ Clubs organised by the school for you to practise your language skills and socialise with other students.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (18+)
Viva Tower Shared apartment, double room, no meals (18+)
24
7865 CAD
14225 CAD
17345 CAD
36
11165 CAD
20585 CAD
25265 CAD
CAD 1 ≈ GBP 0.61   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (19.06-21.08.2021) 30 CAD
Supplement accommodation high season (apartment) (per week) (19.06-21.08.2021) 30 CAD

Extras

Accommodation deposit (apartment) (to be paid online)
To be paid before departure
300 CAD

Options

K+ Live Express: Grammar & Vocabulary, 5 l/week (per week) 125 CAD
K+ Live Express: Speaking & Listening, 5 l/week (per week) 125 CAD
K+ Live Express, 10 l/week (per week) 250 CAD
One-to-one online lessons (per lesson) 100 CAD
One-to-one course (per lesson) 100 CAD
K+ Post departure online access: 3 months 79 CAD
K+ Post departure online access: 12 months 159 CAD
Special diet (host family) (per week) 50 CAD
End-of-year holidays (host family) 75 CAD
Retention fee (host family) (per week)
Availability on request
75 CAD
Canadian custodianship declaration
If requested by Canadian Embassy
95 CAD
Extra night (18+) (host family)
Availability on request
64 CAD
Extra night (18+) (host family) (19.06-21.08.2021)
Availability on request
72 CAD
Extra night (18+) (apartment)
Availability on request
97 CAD
Extra night (18+) (apartment) (19.06-21.08.2021)
Availability on request
104 CAD
Airport transfer from Vancouver (pick-up) 115 CAD
Airport transfer from/to Vancouver (pick-up and drop-off) 219 CAD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.02 / 02.04 / 24.05 / 01.07 / 02.08 / 06.09 / 11.10 / 11.11.2021
Holidays
19.12.2021 - 27.12.2021

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

Intensive course (Academic Semester/Year)

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 20 - 52 week(s)
20 weeks From 4717.- GBP
(7785.- CAD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Options (group): 8 of 45 minutes
+ K+ Sessions: 7 of 45 minutes
Course duration
20 - 52 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
General (group): 08:10-11:20
Options (group): 11:30-12:40 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu), 11:30-12:50 (Fri)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Specific options:
The intensive course includes 8 lessons per week to focus on specific skills such as vocabulary, business English, exam preparation or local culture, depending on students’ interests and language level.

K+ sessions:
K+ sessions include online materials to reinforce progress made in class as well as the access to K+ Clubs organised by the school for you to practise your language skills and socialise with other students.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (18+)
Viva Tower Shared apartment, double room, no meals (18+)
24
9305 CAD
15665 CAD
18785 CAD
36
12785 CAD
22205 CAD
26885 CAD
CAD 1 ≈ GBP 0.61   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (19.06-21.08.2021) 30 CAD
Supplement accommodation high season (apartment) (per week) (19.06-21.08.2021) 30 CAD

Extras

Accommodation deposit (apartment) (to be paid online)
To be paid before departure
300 CAD

Options

K+ Live Express: Grammar & Vocabulary, 5 l/week (per week) 125 CAD
K+ Live Express: Speaking & Listening, 5 l/week (per week) 125 CAD
K+ Live Express, 10 l/week (per week) 250 CAD
One-to-one online lessons (per lesson) 100 CAD
One-to-one course (per lesson) 100 CAD
K+ Post departure online access: 3 months 79 CAD
K+ Post departure online access: 12 months 159 CAD
Special diet (host family) (per week) 50 CAD
End-of-year holidays (host family) 75 CAD
Retention fee (host family) (per week)
Availability on request
75 CAD
Canadian custodianship declaration
If requested by Canadian Embassy
95 CAD
Extra night (18+) (host family)
Availability on request
64 CAD
Extra night (18+) (host family) (19.06-21.08.2021)
Availability on request
72 CAD
Extra night (18+) (apartment)
Availability on request
97 CAD
Extra night (18+) (apartment) (19.06-21.08.2021)
Availability on request
104 CAD
Airport transfer from Vancouver (pick-up) 115 CAD
Airport transfer from/to Vancouver (pick-up and drop-off) 219 CAD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.02 / 02.04 / 24.05 / 01.07 / 02.08 / 06.09 / 11.10 / 11.11.2021
Holidays
19.12.2021 - 27.12.2021

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Leaving day: Saturday following course end

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.

4.5/5
Overall rating

67% of students recommending this school

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

3 students gave their opinion about this school

50 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Sehr gute und zentral gelegene Schule.Liegt 3 Minuten zu Fuss von der Skytrain Station entfernt Wohl eine der besten Homestays in Vancouver Vielfältiges Angebot.Ein- oder Mehrtägige Ausflüge durch den externen Anbieter Greenteam.Kurztrips und Nachmittags- oder Abendveranstaltung durch einen Schulinternen Eventkoordinator.Nachmittagsklassen konnten leider nur an den Abendprogrammen teilnehmen.
3 weeks, June – July 2019
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 (3.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja.Eine gewisse Sicherheit der Sprache ist entstanden. Grammatikalische Lücken wurden erkannt »
School highlights
« Vancouver ist eine tolle Grossstadt mit sehr vielen Möglichkeiten, gutem ÖV und sehr sauber. Innerhalb einer halben Stunde kann man von der Stadt in die Wildnis der Wälder gelangen. Das Angebot an Aktivitäten ist riesig »
Top tips
« Vancouver Vancouver Island Rocky Mountains »
20 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Die Freizeitangebote sind vielseitig und werden von einer sehr sympathischen, jungen Frau organisiert. Man bekommt einen Monatsplan und kann sich einschreiben. Auch das West Trek Büro ist gerade in der Schule und man bekommt viel mit und kann sich überall einschreiben.
9 weeks, June – August 2016
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 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 (5 / 5)
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.8 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Ich habe sehr grosse Fortschritte gemacht. Ich habe mein Worschatz erweitert, einiges an Grammatik repetiert und gelernt, viel geschrieben, da ich besser im Sprechen bin. »
23 years old - Spain
/ 5
5 weeks, July – August 2012
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 (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability

Host family
The families are carefully selected by our partner school in order to offer students a friendly environment and optimal conditions to immerse themselves in the Canadian lifestyle and practise English. You will stay in a single room (private bathroom on request, at an extra charge) and benefit from half board, in a residential area located around 45-60 minutes away from the school. You will share the common rooms of the house with your host family.

Take advantage of our discounted package prices including course and homestay for the whole length of the programme!

Viva Tower residence (ages 18 and over)
Experience Vancouver in an international way in these shared apartments, located a 12-minute walk from the school! Each apartment features 3 or 4 bedrooms (single and twin) and shared bathrooms. Common rooms include a fully equipped kitchen, a dining room, a lounge with TV and Netflix, and a gym. Bed linen and towels are included in the price, as well as the laundry facilities and the cleaning service. The residence is near some of the city’s most iconic sights, a shopping area and different beaches!

Canada has a full array of leisure activities to suit all tastes and budgets on offer. The school proposes a weekly programme of extra-curricular activities, including cultural visits, sports, weekend excursions, etc. It is a chance to practise your English in a relaxed atmosphere and to make friends from all over the world. From Vancouver, it is easy to organise small get-aways to the Rockies, Whistler, Victoria, Vancouver Island or indeed go over the border and visit Seattle.

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Special offers
Save on your online course and accommodation in Canada
Save on your online course and accommodation in Canada
Book a course with accommodation at our Kaplan partner schools in Canada  and take advantage of the following offers:

- 2 weeks free online lessons K+Live Express 
- 2 weeks free residence accommodation 

Offer valid in the following destinations:
Kaplan Toronto
Kaplan Toronto 30+
Kaplan Vancouver

Conditions:
- Only applicable to new bookings received before 28.06.2021 for courses with accommodation
- Minimum stay: 8 weeks (Course and accommodation)
- The on-site course must start before 12.07.2021, and the online course must start before 28.06.2021 unless this is delayed due to coronavirus-related reasons
- This promotion is offered in addition to any market discounts currently available
- Offer subject to availability

To find out more or take advantage of this offer, please get in touch with our customer service team.

Published on 04.03.2021
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