Award-winning English Language School

Award wining English School for 5 years

CSLI is an award-winning English language school located in the trendy district of Yaletown in downtown Vancouver. We offer a wide variety of English courses for all levels. The CSLI Curriculum is designed to balance structure and choice for the students. Our English-Only Policy and active atmosphere make learning English fun and interesting!

Since 1992, CSLI has been "Uniting the World with English" for the purpose of inspiring everyone we touch to embrace their uniqueness, fulfill their potential and enrich themselves and the world.

Our mission is CARE, SHARE, LEARN and INSPIRE.

Come in for a Free Trial Lesson and find out what makes us so special!

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 2016 Schedule


View photos from CSLI's Christmas lunch with Santa 2015 Graduation Party

Diploma Programs

Business English Class Vancouver

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 >

Diploma Program Schedule

MonthDiploma ProgramDate
January 2016English for Effective Communication (EEC)4 weeks (Jan 04 – Jan 29)
February 2016Business English4 weeks (Feb 01 – Feb 26)
March 2016Listening & Accent Reduction4 weeks (Feb 29 – Mar 25)
April 2016English for Effective Communication (EEC)4 weeks (Apr 04 – April 29)
May 2016Business English4 weeks (May 02 – May 27)
June 2016Listening & Accent Reduction4 weeks (May 30 – Jun 24)
August 2016Business English4 weeks (Aug 02 – Aug 26)
September 2016Listening & Accent Reduction4 weeks (Sep 06 – Sep 30)
October 2016English for Effective Communication (EEC)4 weeks (Oct 03 – Oct 28)
NovemberBusiness English4 weeks (Oct 31 – Nov 25)
December 2016Listening & Accent Reduction4 weeks (Nov 28 – Dec 23)

Blog Posts


What Dance Taught Me

  It took me a while to think about what dancing means to me. I started learning ballet at the age of four and danced for ten years, then continued with modern dance, contemporary, Chinese dance, flamenco, jazz, ballroom, locking, breaking, hip hop…etc. I think it is something I can’t get rid of, it is Read more…

Women's World Cup

FIFA Women’s World Cup

I was so excited about this championship that I was counting down the days to the beginning of the 2015 FIFA Women´s World Cup. As soon as I arrived in Vancouver I tried to buy a ticket to see some Japanese game at BC Place Stadium. Even though I´m Brazilian I was supporting the American Read more…