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OHC English, Vancouver, Canada

322 Water St., Unit 100 - V6B 1B6 Vancouver - see on map
OHC English - OHC English in Vancouver
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Location: OHC English Vancouver is located in the bustling and culturally rich city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The school is housed in Downtown Vancouver, in the Gastown area. There are many eateries, restaurants, bars and attractions such as the Gastown Steam Clock, Canada Place and the Burrard Landing shopping centre nearby.

Course selection: In addition to General English taught over various schedules, intensities and levels, OHC Vancouver also provides English Plus programmes, where students can work specifically on their pronunciation and fluency, one-to-one and two-to-one programmes.

Social and cultural: OHC Vancouver offers students a varied and full activity calendar. These activities can include board games, yoga, a Victoria sightseeing tour, a tour of Seattle, a Whistler Ski & Ride tour, the Museum of Anthropology and much more.

School chain: OHC English offers English language courses in the UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia and the USA. An experience-based approach is taught in the classroom and this is mirrored throughout the schools with English being spoken by all, creating an immersive learning environment.
  • The language school OHC English was founded in Vancouver, Canada in 2012.
  • Tax registration ID: BC0939566
  • Abbreviated name of school: OHC Vancouver

English Courses

General Language
Exam Preparation
Information for all courses offered by OHC English
Comments about courses

Materials fee:
1 to 10 weeks: CAD 55.
11 to 20 weeks: CAD 110.
21 to 30 weeks: CAD 165.
31+ weeks: CAD 180.

Notarized custodianship: CAD 110.

One-to-One Lessons:
1 to 4 lessons: CAD 90 per lesson.
5 to 9 lessons: CAD 85 per lesson.
10 to 14 lessons: CAD 80 per lesson.
15+ lessons: CAD 75 per lesson.

Lesson duration
50 minutes
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.
Days without class
In 2022 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan. 2022, 17 Feb. 2022, 10 Apr. 2022, 18 May 2022, 01 Jul. 2022, 03 Aug. 2022, 07 Sep. 2022, 12 Oct. 2022, 11 Nov. 2022, 25 Dec. 2022 - 31 Dec. 2022.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Private classes are recuperated or refunded. Same as for nearly all language schools, group classes falling on bank holiday are not refunded and not recuperated.
Please note this school reserves the right to cancel confirmed bookings if a minimum number of students is not reached. Notification of such cancellation would happen at least 7 days before the course is due to start.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • 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

Videos & Photos

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  • Excursions in Vancouver
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  • Walking around Vancouver
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  • OHC English computer facilities
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  • Views of Vancouver
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  • Exploring Vancouver
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  • at the beach
    at the beach14/16
  • Seeing Vancouver
    Seeing Vancouver15/16
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OHC English (OHC)

Accreditations and Quality seals
Languages CanadaISP, PTIB, EQA
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)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 8:30
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at OHC English and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
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General school facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Daily press

  • Movie rental

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Movie room

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Video game console

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Facilities for islamic students

    • Available area to pray at the school

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in some classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 6
    Number of public PC workstations: 6

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Wheelchair access to classroom

    • Accessible Toilet

Student Age / Nationality

Minimum age of students
16 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 6
Adult courses Throughout the year: 6
Average age of students
In summer: 23 years
Throughout the year: 23 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Vancouver International Airport:
115 C$ one way
205 C$ return (both ways)
Best arrival airport is Vancouver International Airport (YVR).

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 180 days.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Free shipment via regular mail




Rating: 5.0/5.0

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OHC English, Vancouver
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Rating: 4.7/5.0

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Rating: 4.3/5.0

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Rating: 5.0/5.0

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Rating: 5.0/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4.3/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0

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Student opinions about OHC English, Vancouver
The spirit of conviviality that reigns there because of its human size.
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Other comments: Very good school, the manager Janelle makes this place of learning a friendly place where we have fun learning.
Course: Intensive English (SG-30) - 4 weeks
9. Jul. 2018


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FAQ about OHC English, Vancouver

  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Vancouver International Airport (115 C$)
  • 100% of teachers at OHC English hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at OHC English comes from Japan with a 27% representation, followed by students from Brazil (23%) and Germany (7%).
  • OHC English offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 23 during the summer and 23 for the rest of the year.

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