ILAC - International Language Academy of Canada, Vancouver, Canada

ILAC - International Language Academy of Canada

Students rated ILAC - International Language Academy of Canada, Vancouver : 5.0/5.0   (1 review)

1. ILAC - International Language Academy of Canada

General Information

The language school ILAC - International Language Academy of Canada was founded in Vancouver, Canada in 1998. The ILAC boutique campus is in the heart of the downtown Vancouver. The school is located beside the Main Transportation Station within walking distance to shops, restaurants, cafes, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia Institute of Technology and Vancouver's famous Seawall.

The school address is: 688 West Hastings St., V6B 1P1 - Vancouver (Canada).


Facilities

Microwave for student use, computer lab, movie room, games room, lounge, balcony / terrace, student support desk, free water dispenser, free WIFI


Facilities for disabled students

Wheelchair access to classroom, disabled toilet, wheelchair access to reception


Classroom equipment

Heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.
TV, air conditioning in most classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals




Association of Language Industry of Canada, TESL Canada


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Vancouver International (YVR).  It takes 30 minutes to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 800
Adult courses throughout the year: 700
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 17
Adult courses throughout the year: 17
Junior courses in summer: 17
Junior courses throughout the year: 17
Number of classrooms: 70
Number of public workstations: 99
English teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 21 years
throughout the year: 22 years
Minimum age of students: 18 years
14 years for specific Junior courses

2. Courses

All prices in CAD (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.  The 5% DISCOUNT on the tuition fee will automatically be deducted on receipt of your registration.

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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 22 24 33 44 [+]Price for additional week
Price in CAD 330 660 990 1320 1980 2640 6600 7200 9405 12100 315
Includes an Elective Class to be chosen from the following: Speaking, Listening, Pronunciation, Grammar, Writing, Idioms, Vocabulary, Business, TOEFL, IELTS, Oral Presentations, English Through Media, Debating, Current Events...
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:45  - 13:45
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 24 [+]Price for additional week
Price in CAD 250 500 750 1000 1250 1500 2000 2500 3000 6000 250
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:45  - 11:45
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 22 33 44 [+]Price for additional week
Price in CAD 390 780 1170 1560 2340 3120 3900 7810 11055 14300 375
Includes an Elective Class to be chosen from the following: Speaking, Listening, Pronunciation, Grammar, Writing, Idioms, Vocabulary, Business, TOEFL, IELTS, Oral Presentations, English Through Media, Debating, Current Events...

Students in the Power English program must also choose between one of our afternoon Power classes:

1) Power Communication Class – focuses on speaking and listening.
2) Power Academic Class – academic reading, academic writing and homework support.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:45  - 13:45
Afternoon: 14:15  - 15:45
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 28 36 48 [+]Price for additional week
Price in CAD -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 8400 10260 13200 275
Wide choice programs available in relation to the the topic of your studies
University placement Students learn to write university essays of 1000+ words, strategies for teamwork in an academic environment, critical thinking, time management, oral presentations, exam techniques, academic research and IELTS preparation and practice.
Starting dates 2014: 27.Jan.2014, 24.Feb.2014, 24.Mar.2014, 21.Apr.2014, 19.May.2014, 16.Jun.2014, 14.Jul.2014, 11.Aug.2014, 08.Sep.2014, 06.Oct.2014, 03.Nov.2014, 01.Dec.2014, 29.Dec.2014.
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 24 [+]Price for additional week
Price in CAD -- -- -- -- -- 2640 3300 5040 6300 7200 315
3-Part Program: English Studies - Work Placement - Research Paper.
English studies must make up 50% of your program duration. Students will attend General English classes, receive focused Business English instruction and attend 6 internship preparation modules.

Work placement must be a minimum of 8 weeks. Please note that the minimum duration for the engineering field is 12 weeks. Work placement cannot begin between December 1st and January 15th. Locations available: Toronto, Vancouver, The Rocky Mountains and Whistler

A research paper of at least 1000 words must be presented at the end of the program in order to receive your certificate.

Internship Placement Fee: Can$1200.00

Open to students ages 19-30 years old.

Course length: 8-24 weeks + work placement of equal or lesser duration.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 24 [+]Price for additional week
Price in CAD -- 660 990 1320 1980 2640 3300 5040 6300 7200 315
Students must have a minimum of ILAC Level 10 to be eligible for this course.
Students tested at Level 10 begin in the Introduction to Business course (12 weeks). Students tested at Level 12 study in the Advanced Business course (12 weeks).

Topics include handling telephone calls, negotiating, networking, managing meetings, interviewing, and socializing in a business environment; as well as the ability to write effective business memos, letters, e-mails, informal and formal reports and presentation materials. Students develop all the skills necessary to pass the Cambridge Business English Examination (BEC).
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:45  - 13:45
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 24 [+]Price for additional week
Price in CAD -- 660 990 1320 1980 2640 3300 5050 6300 7200 315
Students must have a minimum of ILAC Level 10 to be eligible for this course.
If you are at ILAC Level 10, the complete TOEFL Preparation course is 24 weeks. If you are at ILAC Level 14, the complete TOEFL Preparation course is 12 weeks.
Students may study for as many levels or weeks as required. ILAC guarantees a higher test score or your money back.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:45  - 13:45
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in CAD -- -- -- 990 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Open to both native and non-native speakers. Includes 100 hours of instruction plus a mandatory 20 hour practicum.
Minimum ILAC Level 14 required, as well as a letter of intent and a successful oral interview with the Director of Studies.
Price includes: TESOL Diploma/International TESOL Certificate.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Afternoon: 14:30  - 19:30
Required min. language level Advanced (C1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 24 [+]Price for additional week
Price in CAD -- 660 990 1320 1980 2640 3300 5040 6300 7200 315
Students must have a minimum of ILAC Level 10 to be eligible for this course.
Complete course for Cambridge exam preparation: 12 weeks. Students may study for as many levels or weeks as required.
ILAC guarantees a higher test score or your money back.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 24 [+]Price for additional week
Price in CAD -- 660 990 1320 1980 2640 3300 5040 6300 7200 315
Students must have a minimum of ILAC Level 10 to be eligible for this course.
Complete course for Cambridge exam preparation: 12 weeks. Students may study for as many levels or weeks as required.
ILAC guarantees a higher test score or your money back.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 24 [+]Price for additional week
Price in CAD -- 660 990 1320 1980 2640 3300 5040 6300 7200 315
Students must have a minimum of ILAC Level 10 to be eligible for this course.
If you are at ILAC Level 10, the complete IELTS Preparation course is 24 weeks. If you are at ILAC Level 14, the complete IELTS Preparation course is 12 weeks.
Students may study for as many levels or weeks as required. ILAC guarantees a higher test score or your money back.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:45  - 13:45
Required min. language level Upper intermediate (B2)
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Lesson duration (minutes): 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 125.00  CAD
Language school closed: In 2014 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2014, 10.Feb.2014, 18.Apr.2014, 19.May.2014, 01.Jul.2014, 04.Aug.2014, 01.Sep.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 11.Nov.2014, 25.Dec.2014, 26.Dec.2014
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): English, German, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew, Japanese, Italian, French, Arabic, Turkish, Polish, Ukrainian, Czech, Slovak, Brazilian, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese
Comments about courses: ILAC's General English Programs have 17 levels of English. Each level is generally 4 weeks long. Students can change their classes every week.

Please note that registration fees in high season (June and July) is Can$200.

No classes are held on public holidays, however, orientation and placement tests for new students will still take place.

3. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in CAD 200 400 600 800 200 195
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 30 CAD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Heating, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner), Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 23.Jun.2014 - 04.Aug.2014
High season High season supplement per week: 25 CAD
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in CAD 220 440 660 880 220 195
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night: 35 CAD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Heating, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner), Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 23.Jun.2014 - 04.Aug.2014
High season High season supplement per week: 25 CAD
No extra nights bookable.
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in CAD -- -- -- 1500 500 195
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Prices vary depending on chosen room, time of year and length of stay and will be confirmed upon reception of your request. Please specify your needs in the comments field of the registration form and we will send you an exact price quote and more information.
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 10 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Phone, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
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Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? no
Optional airport transfer: Vancouver International (YVR): for 100 CAD (one way)
Taxi costs about 60 CAD to the city center
Vancouver International (YVR): for 170 CAD (return trip)
Taxi costs about 120 CAD to the city center

4. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Dancing      
Golf      
Horse riding      
Mountainbiking      
Music      
Sailing      
Skiing      
Squash      
Tennis      
Volleyball      
Windsurfing      

5. Reviews

 
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Facilities 5.0/5.0 
Social activities 5.0/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 5.0/5.0 
Value for money 3.0/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.0/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 4.0/5.0 
Other 4.0/5.0 
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  • Wireless LAN zone at school
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