Our English school in Vancouver

  • Modern building conveniently located on Cambie Street
  • Newly-remodeled interior offers a state-of-the-art learning environment
  • Study lounge with board games, computers, and a library
  • Shops, coffee houses and restaurants located right outside the English school
  • Organized excursions to the Rocky Mountains, Victoria, and Seattle
  • Close to public transportation for easy access to Sunset Beach and Vancouver's famous Stanley Park
  • EF in Vancouver is designated by EQA and on the Citizenship and Immigration Canada Designated Learning Institution List and the Covid-readiness DLI list
  • Cambridge ESOL Exam Centre
  • EF in Vancouver is accredited by Languages Canada
  • EF in Vancouver is designated by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB)
  • This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Post Secondary Education and Future Skills.
    • Academic Year General
    • Academic Year Intensive
    • EF Basic Program
    • EF General Program
    • EF Intensive Program
    • Exam Preparation
    • University Pathways Foundation Year
  • Students who enroll in a language program which is six months or less in duration or for which tuition is less than $4,000 may not make a claim against the Student Tuition Protection Fund, which is managed by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Post Secondary Education and Future Skills. Further, this language program may not have been reviewed or approved by PTIB.

Accreditation & memberships


Our English courses in Vancouver

Choose from a range of general and specialized English courses in Vancouver. General English courses begin every Monday all year round and can last for as little as 2 weeks or as long as you like. All our English courses in Vancouver use blended instruction, so you spend a portion of your English classes using online learning tools to reinforce and develop what you've seen with your teacher.

For students with more specific English learning objectives, we offer a range of specialized English courses in Vancouver as well. TOEFL and Cambridge exam preparation courses will improve your scores on those tests. Semester and year-long English courses lead to greater fluency and full cultural immersion. Our university pathway program guarantees admission to one of our partner universities in Canada.

Our English courses in Vancouver take place in a beautifully renovated heritage building near the shops, cafes and art institutions of downtown Vancouver. Located next to Vancouver’s iconic Rogers Arena on Cambie Street, EF International Language Campus is a short walk to False Creek Harbour and seawall.


Included in your English course

  • 20, 26 or 32 English classes per week, each lasting 40 minutes, using our proprietary EF Method Learning System
  • Twin room with a host family
  • Breakfast and dinner Monday-Friday and all meals on weekends with your host family
  • Digital learning media and academic materials
  • EF Standard English Test (EF SET) for placement and progress tracking
  • EF Course Certificate and EF SET Certificate of Achievement
  • Access to EF Campus Connect, an all-inclusive platform where students can view their schedule, accommodation and sign up for activities.
  • Online English learning tools for up to 6 months after your course
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet access at the EF English School in Vancouver

Additional services and policies

  • Flight arrangements
  • Arrival transfer service
  • Comprehensive travel & medical insurance coverage
  • Option of a single room in your host family
  • EF international student residence accommodation
  • Activities, sports and excursions at EF group rates
  • Policy for Preventing and Responding to Sexual Misconduct here
  • Tuition Refund Policy


  • EF Homestay (included): twin room with carefully-selected host family. Breakfast and dinner (Monday to Friday), breakfast/lunch/dinner (weekends and statutory holidays). Single rooms available upon request, extra charge may apply.
  • EF affiliated residences: GEC Pearson (twin and multi apartments - 4 students per apartment), APT Living (single apartments), Landis (apartments with twin and multi bedrooms - 5 students per apartment). Self-catered

For a complete overview of course fees, tuition, accommodation and student services, please download our PDF here.

For an overview of EF‘s Residence Code of Conduct, please click here.