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International Gateway Kelowna, Kelowna, Canada

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International Gateway Kelowna

The language school International Gateway Kelowna was founded in Kelowna, Canada in 2002. The campus is located in downtown Kelowna on the main walking and shopping street. Restaurants, bike rentals, shops, beaches, entertainment venues are within a 5-minute walk.

The school address is: 618 Bernard Avenue, V1Y 6P3 - Kelowna, Canada (see on map)

Covid-19 Status: School currently open

Covid-19 related security measures that are taken by International Gateway Kelowna

- Increased spacing between students to 2 m.
- Increased sanitation of all common areas and classrooms.
- Hand sanitizing stations and handi-wipes throughout the campus.
- Students can wear masks during classes if they wish but it is not mandatory.
- During break times students must remain in their classrooms for lunch or go outside of the school.
Students cannot use school water fountains, microwaves or kitchen and cannot bowwow school supplies and books. They must come fully equipped with what they need every when they come to school or purchase supplies/food from nearby shops or restaurants.

Accreditations and Quality seals

Preferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal

School Size:

Facilities

  • Microwave for student use

  • Library

  • Daily press

  • Movie room

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in all classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in most classrooms

Number of classrooms:

6

Number of public PC workstations:

1

Facilities for disabled students

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Disabled toilet

  • Wheelchair access to reception

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Free airport pickup for all junior courses (both ways)
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED 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. Course material costs are approximately 40 C$ per month.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses in summer: 60
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 40
  • Junior courses in summer: 60
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 10

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 5
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 4
  • Junior courses in summer: 1
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 1

Minimum age of students

  • 14 years
  • 8 years for specific Junior courses

English teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree
  • 100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

5
10
5
5
25
10
5

Optional airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Kelowna.

Kelowna International Airport:
85 C$ pick up
160 C$ return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020 - 05 Jan. 2020, 17 Feb. 2020, 10 Apr. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 18 May 2020, 01 Jul. 2020, 03 Aug. 2020, 07 Sep. 2020, 12 Oct. 2020, 11 Nov. 2020, 19 Dec. 2020 - 31 Dec. 2020.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

English Courses

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This course focuses on the combined skills of reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, listening and speaking. IGK uses a digitally enhanced curriculum supplemented with Northstar and Headway materials. Students need to provide their own laptop computer, tablet or smart phone to access this curriculum.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 14:55
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in C$ 160 152 320 304 480 456 640 608 820 779 980 931 1140 1083 1300 1235 1600 1520 1920 1824 3840 3648
Price in US$ 116 231 347 462 592 708 823 939 1155 1386 2771
This course focuses on the combined skills of reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, listening and speaking. IGK uses a digitally enhanced curriculum supplemented with Northstar and Headway materials. Students need to provide their own laptop computer, tablet or smart phone to access this curriculum.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
2 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 12:45  - 14:55
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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This course focuses on the combined skills of reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, listening and speaking. IGK uses a digitally enhanced curriculum supplemented with Northstar and Headway materials. Students need to provide their own laptop computer, tablet or smartphone to access this curriculum.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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This course includes 25 group language lessons and 5 private language lessons per week. Private lessons take place from 3:00 to 4:00 pm every day (Monday to Friday).
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in C$ -- 2450 2389 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 1815 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Single room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
Starting dates
2020: 29 Jun. 2020, 06 Jul. 2020, 13 Jul. 2020.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 15:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in C$ 1350 1317 2450 2389 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 1000 1815 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Single room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
This program is designed for office workers, executives, corporate and incentive travelers and combines morning Practical ESL with dynamic afternoon activities and optional weekend excursions.
Starting dates
2020: 27 Apr. 2020, 25 May 2020, 21 Sep. 2020, 19 Oct. 2020.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 14:55
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in C$ 1350 1317 2450 2389 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 1000 1815 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Single room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
This program combines morning Practical ESL classes with afternoon activities and weekend options suitable for the active senior.
Starting dates
2020: 20 Jan. 2020, 16 Mar. 2020, 27 Apr. 2020, 25 May 2020, 08 Jun. 2020, 14 Sep. 2020, 19 Oct. 2020, 09 Nov. 2020, 07 Dec. 2020.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 14:55
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Junior
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in C$ -- 2450 2389 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 1815 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Single room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
Week 1: Youth Vacation Program
Week 2: Animal Camp, fully integrated with Canadian Youth. It focuses on animal themed crafts and events.
It also includes: activities and transportation, material fee, graduation certificate, guardianship fee of minors and transportation to and from homestay and camps. Price includes
Airport transfer (return trip)
Starting dates
2020: 22 Jun. 2020, 29 Jun. 2020, 06 Jul. 2020, 13 Jul. 2020, 20 Jul. 2020, 27 Jul. 2020, 03 Aug. 2020, 10 Aug. 2020, 17 Aug. 2020, 24 Aug. 2020.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 14:55
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in C$ -- 2300 2243 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 1704 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Single room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
This camp combines the Youth Vacation Program with an Arts Camp. The Arts Blast Camp is integrated with Canadian youth and features music, art, dance and drama.
Early registration is essential. Price includes
Airport transfer (return trip)
Starting dates
2020: 22 Jun. 2020, 29 Jun. 2020, 06 Jul. 2020, 13 Jul. 2020, 20 Jul. 2020, 27 Jul. 2020, 03 Aug. 2020, 10 Aug. 2020, 17 Aug. 2020, 24 Aug. 2020.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 15:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in C$ 1400 1365 2300 2243 3000 2925 3950 3852 4750 4632 5700 5558 6650 6484 7600 7410 -- -- --
Price in US$ 1037 1704 2222 2926 3518 4222 4925 5629 -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Single room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
Students take Practical ESL classes at IGK in an integrated international class in the morning, followed by high school courses in drama, art, music and PE at Studio 9. Studio 9 is a non-denominational private school (K-12) with approximately 200 year-round students. Price includes
Airport transfer (return trip)
Starting dates
2020: 20 Jan. 2020, 27 Jan. 2020, 03 Feb. 2020, 10 Feb. 2020, 17 Feb. 2020, 24 Feb. 2020, 02 Mar. 2020, 09 Mar. 2020, 06 Apr. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 20 Apr. 2020, 27 Apr. 2020, 04 May 2020, 11 May 2020, 18 May 2020, 01 Jun. 2020, 21 Sep. 2020, 28 Sep. 2020, 05 Oct. 2020, 12 Oct. 2020, 19 Oct. 2020, 19 Oct. 2020, 26 Oct. 2020, 02 Nov. 2020, 09 Nov. 2020, 16 Nov. 2020, 23 Nov. 2020, 30 Nov. 2020, 07 Dec. 2020.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 11:30
Afternoon: 12:30  - 15:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in C$ -- 2450 2389 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 1815 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Single room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
This program combines the Youth Vacation program in week 1 with an ice hockey skills camp in week 2. Participants must provide their own hockey equipment and must be able to skate forward and backward. Price includes
Airport transfer (return trip)
Starting dates
2020: 22 Jun. 2020, 29 Jun. 2020, 06 Jul. 2020, 13 Jul. 2020, 20 Jul. 2020, 27 Jul. 2020, 03 Aug. 2020, 10 Aug. 2020.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 15:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in C$ -- 2300 2243 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 1704 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Single room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
This camp combines the Youth Vacation Program with a traditional Outdoor Adventure Camp. The Outdoor Adventure Camp is integrated with Canadian youth. Participants learn many new skills like archery, canoeing, hiking, team building and more. Early registration is essential. Price includes
Airport transfer (return trip)
Starting dates
2020: 22 Jun. 2020, 29 Jun. 2020, 06 Jul. 2020, 13 Jul. 2020, 20 Jul. 2020, 27 Jul. 2020, 03 Aug. 2020, 10 Aug. 2020, 17 Aug. 2020, 24 Aug. 2020.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 14:55
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in C$ 1350 1317 2450 2389 3600 3510 4700 4583 5000 4875 6000 5850 7000 6825 8000 7800 9000 8775 10000 9750 11000 10725
Price in US$ 1000 1815 2667 3481 3703 4444 5185 5925 6666 7406 8147
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Single room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
This popular camp combines morning, English as a Second Language, lessons with dynamic afternoon activities in Canada’s #1 summer destination. Price includes
Airport transfer (return trip)
Starting dates
2020: 15 Jun. 2020, 22 Jun. 2020, 29 Jun. 2020, 06 Jul. 2020, 13 Jul. 2020, 20 Jul. 2020, 27 Jul. 2020, 03 Aug. 2020, 10 Aug. 2020, 17 Aug. 2020, 24 Aug. 2020.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 15:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in C$ -- 2450 2389 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 1815 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Single room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
Week 1: Youth Vacation Program (tuition and activities).
Week 2: Soccer Skills Camp. This program is fully integrated with Canadian youth.
Professional coaches and players from the Vancouver Whitecaps MLS team and the Royal Soccer Academy run the camps.
No previous skills required. Price includes
Airport transfer (return trip)
Starting dates
2020: 22 Jun. 2020, 29 Jun. 2020, 06 Jul. 2020, 13 Jul. 2020, 20 Jul. 2020, 27 Jul. 2020, 03 Aug. 2020, 10 Aug. 2020, 17 Aug. 2020, 24 Aug. 2020.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 14:55
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in C$ 200 190 400 380 600 570 800 760 1000 950 1200 1140 1400 1330 1600 1520 -- -- --
Price in US$ 145 289 433 578 722 866 1011 1155 -- -- --
Morning practical ESL classes. No activities included.
Starting dates
2020: 22 Jun. 2020, 29 Jun. 2020, 06 Jul. 2020, 13 Jul. 2020, 20 Jul. 2020, 27 Jul. 2020, 03 Aug. 2020, 10 Aug. 2020.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Work & Study
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Price in C$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2900 2755 -- -- --
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2093 -- -- --
This program improves students’ English ability and customer service skills and this provides an easy transition to working in a world-famous resort. This course allows students to experience Canada.
Students receive a 30-minute seminar per week on customer service to get ready for their paid job placement. A minimum 6-month commitment is required at the resort.
Working holiday and work visa holders only!
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 14:55
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in C$ -- 350 333 -- 600 570 -- -- -- 750 713 -- -- 900 855
Price in US$ -- 253 -- 433 -- -- -- 542 -- -- 650
Participants must study in a full-time program for a minimum of 4 weeks prior to the volunteer placement.
Volunteering is unpaid.
Placements in community organizations, companies, festivals and events.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 13:00  - 15:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Business
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in C$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1500 1425 -- -- --
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1083 -- -- --
Course Outline
Week 1- Advertising and Brand Identity
Week 2 - Employment and Creating a Resume
Week 3 - Business Marketing Week 4 - Customer Service & Business Ethics
Week 5 - Business Essentials
Week 6 - Business Presentations
Week 7 - Business Structures & Finance
Week 8 - Business Travel & Etiquette
**Students will prepare a final presentation and other classes will be invited to watch, ask questions and evaluate each student’s performance.
Starting dates
2020: 20 Jan. 2020, 19 Oct. 2020.
General course schedule
2 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 12:45  - 15:00
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Exam Preparation
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in C$ -- 1200 1140 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 866 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Requires 50 hours of precourse assignments + 20 hours of homework and assignments during the course.
Starting dates
2020: 04 May 2020.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 13:00  - 14:30
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in C$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1150 1093 -- -- --
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 830 -- -- --
This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
Online course, Kelowna
Starting dates
2020: 13 Jan. 2020, 30 Mar. 2020, 15 Jun. 2020, 31 Aug. 2020.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 15:00
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Language Plus Activity
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in C$ -- 2100 2048 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- 1556 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Single room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
This program combines morning Practical ESL with unlimited afternoon, evening and weekend hot yoga at a local studio.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 14:55
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in C$ 1350 1317 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 1000 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Single room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
15 English lessons and afternoon activities. It also includes registration fees, all materials, return airport transfer and graduation certificate.
Starting dates
2020: 06 Apr. 2020, 25 May 2020, 21 Sep. 2020, 19 Oct. 2020.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 60 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:45  - 15:00
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Lesson duration: 60 minutes
School's administrative fee: 150.00 C$
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 45 C$. 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.
Comments about courses:Valid medical insurance which covers students' entire stay is required for all students. Available before arrival from IGK at a cost of CAD 25 per week. Proof of valid medical insurance will be checked on the first day of classes.
Guardianship is a requirement for all unaccompanied students under age 19. Initial fee CAD 100 + CAD 100 per month service care.

Accommodation

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(charged by school)
Price in C$ 230 460 690 920 1150 1380 1610 1800 2250 2700 225 200
Price in US$ 175 350 525 699 874 1049 1223 1368 1710 2051 171 152
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
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Price extra night:
50 C$ (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, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & lunch & dinner, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 19
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in C$ 260 520 780 1040 1300 1560 1820 2080 2600 3120 260 200
Price in US$ 198 395 593 790 988 1185 1383 1580 1975 2370 198 152
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
Price extra night:
55 C$ (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, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & lunch & dinner, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 8
Maximum age of students: 18
Homestays are unavailable for students booking part-time classes in July and August.
CAD 100 per week for vegetarian and special dietary requests.
Extra nights can be booked for a maximum of 3 nights. (Not available in July and August).

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Ballet10 km
Basketball1 km
Cooking1 km
Dancing1 km
Football (soccer)1 km
Golf5 km
Horse riding25 km
Mountainbiking1 km
Music1 km
Sailing1 km
Skiing40 km
Squash3 km
Swimming1 km
Tennis1 km
Volleyball1 km
Windsurfing5 km
Yoga1 km

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What students liked about International Gateway Kelowna, Kelowna
Being able to interact with so many people from all over the world
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Insider tips about what future students should not miss:: you learn not only a language, but you can find some friends
Other comments:: They are very good in creating a strong community of students and teachers, we all are friends
The teachers are very capable
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
Accommodation
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Insider tips about what future students should not miss:: you are having fun studying English
Other comments:: excellent school

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    FAQ about International Gateway Kelowna, Kelowna

  • English courses at International Gateway Kelowna start at 137 C$ for TESOL Certificate Program (Online Program) course with 15 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay (Age 19+) is the most popular among all our clients of International Gateway Kelowna
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Kelowna International Airport (85 C$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at International Gateway Kelowna varies from 10 students (TESOL Certificate Program (Online Program)) to 15 students (Practical ESL Full Time)
  • 100% of teachers at International Gateway Kelowna hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at International Gateway Kelowna comes from Japan with a 25% representation, followed by students from China (10%) and Switzerland (10%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • International Gateway Kelowna offers courses from 8 years (Animal Camp + Youth Vacation Program, 15 lessons per week) to 99. Average age is 19 during the summer and 23 for the rest of the year.
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