International Gateway Kelowna, Kelowna, Canada

International Gateway Kelowna

Students rated International Gateway Kelowna : 4.0/5.0   (3 reviews)

Special Offers

On top of any of the offers below you still get the 5% discount on the course price for booking on this website.

  Description Courses
Summer promotion 2014 For enrolments of a minimum of 4 weeks -
Pay 4-6 weeks and get 1 additional week for free
Pay 7-12 weeks and get 2 additional weeks for free
Pay 13-17 weeks and get 3 additional week for free
Pay 18+ weeks and get 4 additional week for free
Full payment by November 28, 2014. Offers cannot be combined . Only valid for bookings at this website. before 21.11.2014. Only valid for courses starting before 30.11.2015.
  • Practical ESL Full time
2 weeks for free 2 weeks for free on tuition fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 12 weeks -
Study for 12 weeks but pay for only 10 weeks!
Valid for starting date September 8, 2014. Offers cannot be combined . Only valid for bookings at this website. after 30.06.2014.
  • Cambridge FCE
  • Cambridge CAE

1. International Gateway Kelowna

General Information

The language school International Gateway Kelowna was founded in Kelowna, Canada in 2002. The campus is located in downtown Kelowna on the top floor of a trendy shopping mall and within easy walking distance of the main bus station, shops, attractions, restaurants and beaches.

The school address is: 101-565 Bernard Avenue, V1Y 8R4 - Kelowna (Canada).


Facilities

Microwave for student use, fridge for student use, computer lab, library, daily press, movie rental, movie room, lounge, student support desk, copy machine, free water dispenser, free WIFI, free parking


Facilities for disabled students

Disabled car park, wheelchair access to classroom, disabled toilet, wheelchair access to reception


Classroom equipment

Air conditioning, heating in all classrooms.
Ample natural light in most classrooms.
TV in some classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals

TOTA, Kelowna Business Association


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Kelowna.  It takes 40 minutes by taxi to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 70
Adult courses throughout the year: 60
Junior courses in summer: 50
Junior courses throughout the year: 5
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 5
Adult courses throughout the year: 5
Junior courses in summer: 2
Number of classrooms: 10
Number of public workstations: 7
English teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 19 years
throughout the year: 23 years
Minimum age of students: 16 years
8 years for specific Junior courses
Student nationalities: Brazil 2 %
Germany 10 %
France 2 %
Saudi Arabia 2 %
 
Italy 10 %
Japan 20 %
Korea 10 %
Switzerland 20 %
Spain 5 %
Turkey 3 %
Thailand 5 %
 

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 10 24 36 48 [+]Price for additional week
Price in CAD 275 550 825 1100 1525 2120 2650 5640 8460 11000 255
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 14:55
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 195 390 585 780 925 1110 1480 1850 1980 3960 165
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in CAD 990 1800 2300 2800 3500 4200 4900 5600 -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation: Homestay, Single room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)

Includes: 10 hours of activities per week, application fees, transportation to and from school, guardianship fee and material fee.

Price includes: Airport transfer (return trip)
Starting dates 2014: 02.Jun.2014, 09.Jun.2014, 16.Jun.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 30.Jun.2014, 07.Jul.2014, 14.Jul.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 28.Jul.2014, 05.Aug.2014, 11.Aug.2014, 18.Aug.2014.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 13:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 36 48
Price in CAD -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3060 8460 11280
International Gateway Kelowna and Studio 9 team up to provide a high quality ESL and high school pathway program.
IGK accepts high school preparation students (ages 12-18) on a monthly basis for 12-48 weeks of Practical ESL and Cambridge exam preparation. International students can enter Studio 9 in September for a school year or in January for 6 months. IGK provides guardianship, support and homestay throughout the student’s entire stay in Canada.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 14:55
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in CAD 1200 2000 2700 3500 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation: Homestay, Single room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)

This unique program combines Practical ESL at IGK with a high school experience at Studio 9. Studio 9 is a non-denominational private school (K-12) with approximately 200 year round students. Studio 9 features small class sizes (8-12 students) and only 5% international students.
Students take Practical ESL classes at IGK in an integrated international class in the morning, followed by high school courses in drama, art, physical education, music and dance at Studio 9 in the afternoon.
Price includes: Tuition fees and material fees at both schools, application fees, graduation certificates from both schools, guardianship and transport between schools.

Price includes: Airport transfer (return trip)
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 11:30
Afternoon: 12:00  - 15:30
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in CAD -- 2200 3700 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation: Homestay, Double room (only for 2 people travelling together), Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)

It includes: Application fee, English course for the parent, material fee, round trip transfer from Kelowna airport, daycare (with organic snacks and lunch) for the child, daily pick up and drop off to and from daycare to accommodation.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in CAD 490 980 1470 1960 2375 2850 3325 3800 4750 5400 450
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 15:00
Afternoon: 15:00  - 16:00
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in CAD -- -- -- -- -- 1590 1855 2120 2385 2650 3060
Minimum of 6 students to run the class. Students registered in FCE must sit the exam at the school. Course material and examination fee not included: Can$500.
The speaking test window is up to 5 days before and after the written test so accommodation and flights should be booked accordingly.
Starting dates 2014: 06.Jan.2014, 13.Jan.2014, 20.Jan.2014, 17.Mar.2014, 24.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 07.Apr.2014, 14.Apr.2014, 22.Apr.2014, 08.Sep.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 22.Sep.2014, 29.Sep.2014, 06.Oct.2014.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 14:55
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Exam dates 14.Mar.2014, 10.Jun.2014, 25.Jul.2014, 02.Dec.2014
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in CAD -- -- -- -- -- 1590 1855 2120 2385 2650 3060
Minimum of 6 students to run the class. Students registered in CAE must sit the exam at the school. Course material and examination fee not included: Can$500.
The speaking test window is up to 5 days before and after the written test so accommodation and flights should be booked accordingly.
Starting dates 2014: 06.Jan.2014, 13.Jan.2014, 20.Jan.2014, 27.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 11.Feb.2014, 17.Mar.2014, 24.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 07.Apr.2014, 14.Apr.2014, 08.Sep.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 22.Sep.2014, 29.Sep.2014, 06.Oct.2014.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 14:55
Required min. language level Advanced (C1)
Exam dates 05.Apr.2014, 11.Jun.2014, 03.Dec.2014
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in CAD 1100 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation: Homestay, Single room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner)

15 English lessons + afternoon activities. It also includes: full day activity on Saturday, registration fees, all materials, return airport transfer and graduation certificate.
Starting dates 2014: 07.Apr.2014, 14.Apr.2014, 21.Apr.2014, 28.Apr.2014, 05.May.2014, 12.May.2014, 19.May.2014, 26.May.2014, 02.Jun.2014, 09.Jun.2014, 16.Jun.2014, 23.Jun.2014, 01.Sep.2014, 08.Sep.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 22.Sep.2014, 29.Sep.2014, 06.Oct.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 20.Oct.2014, 27.Oct.2014.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 15:00
Required min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
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Lesson duration (minutes): 60 minutes
School's administrative fee: 120.00  CAD
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 40 CAD. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Exams offered: Cambridge First ,  Cambridge Advanced
Average examination results: 75 at Cambridge First
85 at Cambridge Advanced
Language school closed: In 2014 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2014 - 03.Jan.2014, 10.Feb.2014, 18.Apr.2014, 21.Apr.2014, 19.May.2014, 01.Jul.2014, 04.Aug.2014, 01.Sep.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 11.Nov.2014, 22.Dec.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): Spanish, Japanese, English
Comments about courses: All ESL and high school pathways programs are subject to a Can$25 monthly material fee.
Valid medical insurance which covers their entire stay is required for all students. Available at school: Can$25/week.
Guardianship is a requirement for all unaccompanied students under age 19. Initial fee Can$100 + Can$100 per month service care.
Elective classes require a minimum of 6 students.

3. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in CAD 210 420 630 840 205 200
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Ages 12-18 add $30 per week for High school pathways. Vegetarian or special dietary requests add $100 per week.
Price extra night: 50 CAD (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner), Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 8
Maximum age of students: 0
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Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? no
Single room always
Optional airport transfer: Kelowna Airport (YLW): for 75 CAD (one way)
Taxi costs about 60 CAD to the city center

4. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Basketball     1 km
Cooking     1 km
Dancing     1 km
Football (soccer)     1 km
Golf     5 km
Horse riding     25 km
Mountainbiking      
Music     1 km
Sailing     1 km
Skiing     40 km
Squash     3 km
Swimming     1 km
Tennis     1 km
Volleyball     1 km
Windsurfing     5 km
Yoga     1 km
Other leisure options: Pottery and Painting classes, Wakeboarding, Water skiing, Jet skiing
Examples of social activities
organised by language school:
Seattle Trip, Wine Tour, Rocky Mtn. Tours, Boat tours, Rodeo Trip, Zoo Trip

5. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.0/5.0 
(3 reviews)
City 4.3/5.0 
Organisation 4.3/5.0 
Facilities 3.7/5.0 
Social activities 3.7/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.0/5.0 
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 
Students liked about International Gateway Kelowna, Kelowna
"Being able to interact with so many people from all over the world" - (41 years)
"The thing that I liked most about the school is the relationships between the students and the opportunity to learn about different cultures. " - (19 years)
"The teachers are very capable" - (50 years)
All 3 reviews of International Gateway Kelowna

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Prices include:
  • Internet access and use of school computers
  • Wireless LAN zone at school
  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • Free airport pickup for all junior courses (both ways)
  • Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
Course material: Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 25 CAD.
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