English Courses in Vancouver

LEVELS LEVELS CSLI has 12 levels of English from Beginner to Advanced:

+ Beginner Levels 1, to 4
+ Intermediate Level 5 to 8
+ Advanced Level 9 to 12

Students are given written and oral assessment tests on their first day of classes. Courses will be assigned to students according to their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

EVALUATIONS
  There are weekly in-class and monthly one-on-one evaluations to help students review their progress. A study plan service is also available for long-term students.

Class hours

Beginner to Advanced students can choose how intensively they want to study by taking a full-time program or a part-time program.

FULL-TIME PROGRAM (30 hours/week)
Full-time students can choose two courses, one in the morning and one in the afternoon (e.g. Practical Conversation in the morning and Academic English in the afternoon).
Full day 9:00am – 4:00pm

PART-TIME PROGRAM (15 hours/week)
Part-time students can choose one program in the morning or in the afternoon:
Morning Part-time 9:00am – 12:00pm
Afternoon Part-time 1:00pm – 4:00pm

New! PART-TIME EVENING PROGRAM (5 hours/week)
Tuesday + Thursday  EVENING 6:00pm – 8:30pm
4 week sessions

 

TIME TABLE (Monday – Thursday)

HoursFull-timePart-time
(Mornings)
Part-time
(Afternoons)
09:00 – 10:30ClassClass
10:30 – 10:50Social timeSocial time
10:50 – 12:00ClassClass
12:00 – 01:00Lunch timeLunch timeLunch time
01:00 – 02:30ClassClass
02:30 – 03:00Social timeSocial time
03:00 – 04:00ClassClass

New! PART-TIME EVENING SCHEDULE
Tuesday + Thursday. 20 hours per four week session.

HoursTuesdayThursday
06:00 – 08:30Evening ClassEvening Class

 

FRIDAY SCHEDULE (Activity options or academic classes)

On Fridays, CSLI offers many out-of-school and in-school activities for students to participate in and learn English outside the classroom setting.
Full-time students can take two half-day activities or one full-day activity as part of their program. Part-time students can take one half-day or full-day activity as part of their program.
The Friday schedule varies depending on the options students choose. Academic class options are also available Fridays for students who want to stay in the classroom setting.

 

CSLI’s unique Curriculum

The CSLI curriculum is designed to balance structure and course options. We have a great selection of English courses that allow students to focus on their areas of interest and overcome their weaknesses. Students select the courses they are interested in and create tailored full-time programs that match perfectly with their needs. Students have the flexibility to change their program weekly (some exceptions may apply) which allows them to get the most out of their experience at CSLI.

CSLI’s curriculum is divided into three key components: Conversational, Academic and Activity Components
CSLI Unique Curriculum

Language Levels

CSLI has 12 levels of English from Beginner to Advanced. Students are given written and oral assessment tests on their first day of classes. Courses will be assigned to students according to their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

English CoursesBeginner
1 – 4
Intermediate
5 – 8
Advanced
9 – 12
Start Date
Practical ConversationEvery Week
Listening & PronunciationEvery Week
Academic EnglishEvery Month
IELTS preparationSpecial Dates
University Pathway ProgramEvery Month
Diploma ProgramsBeginner
1 – 4
Intermediate
5 – 8
Advanced
9 – 12
Start Date
English for Effective Communication (EEC)Special Dates
Business EnglishSpecial Dates
Listening & Accent ReductionSpecial Dates
Special ProgramsBeginner
1 – 4
Intermediate
5 – 8
Advanced
9 – 12
Start Date
Senior ProgramSpecial Dates
Customized ProgramsSpecial Dates
Private LessonsSpecial Dates