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Tamwood Language Centre, Vancouver, Canada

200-889 West Pender Street - see on map

English Courses

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Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
5-6 daily lessons of 45 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: 8:45  - 14:15
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Special Offers
20.00 % discount: 20.00 % discount on tuition fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 1 weeks. Only valid for bookings at this website before 31.10.2021. Only valid for courses starting before 31.12.2022.
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Price in US$ 357 713 1070 1426 1725 2070 2760 3450 3956 6761 9981
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
7-8 daily lessons of 45 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: 8:45  - 16:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Special Offers
20.00 % discount: 20.00 % discount on tuition fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 1 weeks. Only valid for bookings at this website before 31.10.2021. Only valid for courses starting before 31.12.2022.
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Price in US$ 334 667 1001 1334 1978 2637 3297 3864 6600 9506 307
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6-7 daily lessons of 45 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: 8:45  - 15:15
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Special Offers
20.00 % discount: 20.00 % discount on tuition fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 1 weeks. Only valid for bookings at this website before 31.10.2021. Only valid for courses starting before 31.12.2022.
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Junior
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This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
8888 University Drive, V5A 1S6, Burnaby
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Special Offers
20.00 % discount: 20.00 % discount on tuition fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 1 weeks. Only valid for bookings at this website before 31.10.2021. Only valid for courses starting before 31.12.2022.
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Course price includes accommodation
Apartment - shared / Residence, Single room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
Price includes
Supervision 24/7
This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
8888 University Drive, V5A 1S6, Burnaby
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Special Offers
20.00 % discount: 20.00 % discount on tuition fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 1 weeks. Only valid for bookings at this website before 31.10.2021. Only valid for courses starting before 31.12.2022.
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Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Special Offers
20.00 % discount: 20.00 % discount on tuition fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 1 weeks. Only valid for bookings at this website before 31.10.2021. Only valid for courses starting before 31.12.2022.
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Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Single room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
8888 University Drive, V5A 1S6, Burnaby
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Special Offers
20.00 % discount: 20.00 % discount on tuition fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 1 weeks. Only valid for bookings at this website before 31.10.2021. Only valid for courses starting before 31.12.2022.
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Course price includes accommodation
Apartment - shared / Residence, Single room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
Price includes
Supervision 24/7, Airport transfer (return trip)
This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
8888 University Drive, V5A 1S6, Burnaby
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Special Offers
20.00 % discount: 20.00 % discount on tuition fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 1 weeks. Only valid for bookings at this website before 31.10.2021. Only valid for courses starting before 31.12.2022.
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20 English lessons per week plus fun and educational cultural events, sightseeing and social activities, organised instruction in a range of ports, movement, technology, creative, adventure and cultural activities.
Price includes
Airport transfer (return trip)
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Special Offers
20.00 % discount: 20.00 % discount on tuition fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 1 weeks. Only valid for bookings at this website before 31.10.2021. Only valid for courses starting before 31.12.2022.
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Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Double room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
20 English lessons per week plus fun and educational cultural events, sightseeing and social activities, organised instruction in a range of ports, movement, technology, creative, adventure and cultural activities.
Price includes
Airport transfer (return trip)
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Special Offers
20.00 % discount: 20.00 % discount on tuition fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 1 weeks. Only valid for bookings at this website before 31.10.2021. Only valid for courses starting before 31.12.2022.
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Work & Study
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Starting dates
Every first Monday of month.
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Special Offers
20.00 % discount: 20.00 % discount on tuition fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 1 weeks. Only valid for bookings at this website before 31.10.2021. Only valid for courses starting before 31.12.2022.
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Business
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Price in US$ 334 667 1001 1334 1649 1978 2637 3297 3864 6600 9506
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
Special Offers
20.00 % discount: 20.00 % discount on tuition fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 1 weeks. Only valid for bookings at this website before 31.10.2021. Only valid for courses starting before 31.12.2022.
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Exam Preparation
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This course is designed to prepare students for the IELTS exams.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
Special Offers
20.00 % discount: 20.00 % discount on tuition fees only, For enrolments of a minimum of 1 weeks. Only valid for bookings at this website before 31.10.2021. Only valid for courses starting before 31.12.2022.
Exam fee
350 C$
Course Brochure
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Tamwood Language Centre

    • Centrally located in one of the world’s most liveable cities, this school offers comfortable learning facilities in the city’s dynamic and thriving downtown core. Enjoy Vancouver’s amazing culture, outdoors and entertainment opportunities.
      • The language school Tamwood Language Centre was founded in Vancouver, Canada in 1992.
      • Legal name / parent company: Tamwood International College Ltd.
      • Tax registration ID: 135571651
      • Covid-19 Status: School currently open
      • Average number of levels
        • Adult courses In summer: 7
        • Adult courses Throughout the year: 7
        • Junior courses In summer: 7
        • Junior courses Throughout the year: 7
      • The school is an official exam center
        The following language examinations can be taken directly at the school:

Accreditations and Quality seals

Languages Canada / CAPLSWYSE/FIYTOPreferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalBritish Columbia Education Quality Assurance, Imagine Education in Canada

English teacher qualifications

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

Average number of students

  • In summer: 130
  • Throughout the year: 200
  • Junior courses - In summer: 120

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

Minimum age of students

  • 18 years
  • 7 years for specific Junior courses

Average age of students

School Size:

Facilities

  • Microwave for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Billiards

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms:

    13

    Number of public PC workstations:

    18

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Wheelchair access to classroom

    • Disabled toilet

    • Wheelchair access to reception

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • 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 junior courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • 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. The costs of course material will be approximately 85 C$ per course level.

Optional airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Vancouver International Airport (YVR).

Vancouver International Airport:
115 C$ pick up
230 C$ return (both ways)
Additional school information
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Days without class

In 2021 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2021, 15 Feb. 2021, 02 Apr. 2021, 24 May 2021, 18 Jun. 2021, 01 Jul. 2021, 02 Aug. 2021, 06 Sep. 2021, 11 Oct. 2021, 11 Nov. 2021, 26 Nov. 2021, 27 Dec. 2021, 28 Dec. 2021.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Full number of lost classes are made up

Accommodation

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Price in C$ 240 480 720 960 1200 1440 1680 1920 2400 2880 240 210
Price in US$ 194 388 581 775 969 1162 1356 1550 1937 2324 194 170
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
During high season, the supplement for minors (under 19 students) is CAD 40 per week.
Price extra night:
50 C$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
30 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 19
Dates:
High season dates 01 Jun. 2021 - 31 Aug. 2021
High season:
High season supplement per week: 25 C$
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Price in C$ 255 510 765 1020 1275 1530 1785 2040 2550 3060 255 210
Price in US$ 206 412 618 824 1029 1235 1441 1647 2058 2470 206 170
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
During high season, the supplement for minors (under 19 students) is CAD 35 per week.
Price extra night:
50 C$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
30 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & lunch & dinner, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 19
Dates:
High season dates 01 Jun. 2021 - 31 Aug. 2021
High season:
High season supplement per week: 25 C$
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Price in US$ 162 323 485 646 807 969 1130 1292 1614 1937 162 170
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price extra night:
50 C$ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
30 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 0
Dates:
High season dates 01 Jun. 2021 - 31 Aug. 2021
High season:
High season supplement per week: 25 C$

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Ballet1 km
Baseball1 km
Basketball1 km
Cooking1 km
Cricket1 km
Dancing1 km
Diving1 km
Field Hockey1 km
Football (soccer)1 km
Golf1 km
Horse riding1 km
Ice Hockey1 km
Mountainbiking1 km
Music1 km
Rugby1 km
Sailing1 km
Skiing1 km
Squash1 km
Swimming1 km
Table Tennis1 km
Tennis1 km
Volleyball1 km
Windsurfing1 km
Yoga1 km

Brochures

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2020 Summer Camps Pricelist
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Price List 2021
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    FAQ about Tamwood Language Centre, Vancouver

  • English courses at Tamwood Language Centre start at 352 C$ for University Pathway Program - UPP course with 28 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of Tamwood
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Vancouver International Airport (115 C$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Tamwood varies from 15 students (Skill Builder 28) to 18 students (Learn Fast)
  • 100% of teachers at Tamwood Language Centre hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Tamwood Language Centre comes from Japan with a 22% representation, followed by students from Brazil (14%) and Korea (13%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Tamwood Language Centre offers courses from 7 years (Junior Summer Camp - English & Activity, 20 lessons per week) to 99. Average age is 24 during the summer and 24 for the rest of the year.
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