EC is a privately owned Maltese company which specializes in the teaching of the English Language as part of the language travel industry. The company’s educational maxim is ‘helping students succeed in a global community.’ It currently runs 21 English Language schools in five countries on three continents: the UK, USA,Canada, South Africa and Malta.
Schools are based in English-speaking countries, in city central locations or on campus at US universities. City locations include Boston, San Diego, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, London, Cambridge,Oxford, Manchester, Brighton, Bristol, London Covent Garden, Montreal, Vancouver, Toronto, Cape Town and Malta.
EC’s chain of schools offer full immersion English and French Language Programmes, whereby students are completely exposed to the language and culture of the English-speaking country they chose to study in, in a classroom environment.
The course range includes: Intensive English, General English, Mini Group and One-to-One classes, Business Year courses and English for Work. EC also offers an academic curriculum made up of the Academic Year Programme, and Exam Preparation courses such as IELTS, TOEFL and the Cambridge ESOL suite. The Young Learner Programmes – designed for the younger age groups and including activities and social programmes – also forms part of EC’s educational services.
EC Vancouver is located in a landmark building in the centre of this incredibly picturesque city, with large, airy classrooms offering lots of natural light.
General English (20 lessons per week / 15 hours) will give you a practical understanding of the English language and take you all the way to fluency. See your confidence improve as we train you in all four communication skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing
Intensive English (30 lessons per week / 22.5 hours) includes the above General English classes, and also allows you to personalise your course by taking an additional 10 lessons per week across a wide selection of electives.
A mix of popular short or long-term courses to improve your all-round fluency and confidence.
General & Intensive English
Choose the intensity of your course for fluency and an amazing experience.
English in the City
Real English in real situations
Private lessons with your own teacher
Small class sizes for more teacher time
English and French – Bilingual Programme
Learn English and French in Montreal
Feel 100% prepared for your exam thanks to one of our focused courses.
Highly structured, long-term study
Success in your FCE, CAE or CPE exam
IELTS Exam Preparation
Exam success in 4 or 8 weeks
TOEFL Exam Preparation
Exam success in 4 or 8 weeks
TOEIC Exam Preparation
Exam success in 4 or 8 weeks.
Higher Score IELTS
Powerful IELTS exam preparation.
Higher Score TOEIC
Powerful TOEIC exam preparation.
English for Academic Purposes
Study for Higher Education success.
Learn English and prepare yourself for the working world.
English for Work
Prepare for an international career
Business English Mini Group
Focus on Business English in smaller classes
Global Career Development
Learn the skills and language of international business
- Established: 1987
- Centre Capacity: 495
- Classrooms: 33
- Minimum age: 16
- Students per class: Average 13 (Max 15)
- Cambridge test centre
- Wheelchair accessible