Award-winning English Language School

CSLI is an award-winning language school located in the trendy district of Yaletown in downtown Vancouver. Since 1992, CSLI has been Canadian-own and Canadian-run, providing quality and professional English classes for students from more than 95 countries, connecting each and everyone to the world with English.

CSLI offers a wide variety of English courses for all levels. Our curriculum is diverse and designed to balance conversational and academic English. Our highly qualified teachers ensure that you receive the best educational experience. With our interactive teaching style, a variety of activities and social events, learning English is enjoyable! Our dedicated and caring staff creates a friendly environment allowing students not only to achieving their English goals easily but also making friends from around the world. We pride to be every student’s boutique style home-away-from-home!

As a proud member of LCI Education Network, we welcome you to the best overseas study experience!
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Learn English While exploring Vancouver

You can explore beautiful Vancouver through CSLI's FREE Friday Activities.  A fantastic way to continue learning and practicing English outside of the classroom while enjoying the all what Vancouver and Canada has to offer.
FREE Friday Activities Schedule

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Diploma Programs

Business English

This course is designed to improve students’ Business English vocabulary and help them gain confidence to communicate effectively in English in various business situations.... Learn more >
English Listening & Pronunciation Class Vancouver

Listening & Accent Reduction

This class helps students with accent reduction, clear speaking, and listening comprehension, and thereby improving their overall communication skills.... Learn more >
English for Effective Communication class Vancouver

English for Effective Communication

This class is intended to help participants improve their fluency and become confident speaking in front of a group. Whether you are responsible for teaching new skills, managing a project, leading a team or demonstrating a product, this course will develop the skills you need to feel confident using English in your professional life. Learn more >

Blog Posts


Our global family keeps on growing!

LCI Education network acquires The Art Institute of Vancouver, adding second Vancouver campus for students seeking job-ready skills in digital arts, fashion, interior design and culinary arts. Today, the LCI Education network welcomes The Art Institute of Vancouver (AIV) to its growing family of private post-secondary institutions around the world. AIV employs experienced, industry professionals Read more…

Katie Teacher of the Month November 2016

CSLI Teacher of the Month – Katie Wong

CSLI Teacher of the Month – Katie Wong – November 2016 WHAT IS YOUR TEACHING STYLE? Like all CSLI teachers, I want to create a fun, engaging space for my students. Even on rainy mornings or afternoons when everyone is tired, I always bring as much energy as possible to class. If I’m excited about Read more…

Canoeing and kayaking: free CSLI Friday activity

CSLI’s Pride: Friday Activities

CSLI’s Pride: Friday Activities “I don’t like to go to my school… I don’t like English…” Most of people might think that studying English is very boring. Yeah, that’s right. It’s too boring to study. I was fed up with learning English as well and sometimes used to be absent from my academy in my Read more…


CSLI Official Nominee for 2018 Top Choice Award

Vote for Us! You can vote for us HERE or through Facebook and Twitter via Otherwise, you can contact Top Choice Awards via email or phone to vote for us. Voting ends January 2nd, 2018. We would love to win this highly coveted award and we want to continue to serve you every day Read more…