International Language Academy of Canada (ILAC), Vancouver

Vancouver, Canada

The International Language Academy of Canada (ILAC) is conveniently located in Toronto and Vancouver.

Over the last 15 years ILAC has provided exceptional English lessons for international students from over 70 countries.

We are fulfilling our mission to be the leader in English as a Second Language Training and University Placements in Canada through the most up to date English curriculum, modern facilities, safe and affordable accommodations, enjoyable extracurricular activities and qualified university placement specialists.

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ILAC Vancouver is centrally located in Downtown Vancouver beside the Main Transportation Station, where all major lines meet (the SeaBus terminal, both SkyTrain lines and the Granville Bus routes).

The campus is within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, cafes, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Vancouver’s famous Seawall.

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The English Course in Consists of:

  • Intensive English Course: 30 lessons per week
  • Power English Course: 38 lessons per week
  • Up to a maximum of 12 students per class
  • Classes start every second Monday!
  • Highly qualified, experienced English teachers
  • Planned social activities

Prices for the English School in Vancouver

See the full price list on the schools website.

Also, you can contact our staff at any time for a detailed price quote: Contact All About Languages / 1 (800) 620 – 5567

*All prices are listed in Canadian Dollars.

Prices include:

  • English course in Vancouver plus accommodation (where applicable)
  • Registration fees
  • Accommodation placement fees
  • Level evaluation
  • Course certificate
  • Internet use at the English school in Vancouver

School Facilities

  • 68 Classrooms
  • 88 Computers
  • FREE High Speed Wireless Internet
  • ETS Authorized TOEFL iBT Center
  • Cambridge Authorized Examination Center
  • Student cafeteria & lounge

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  • Languages Canada – LC
  • Federation of International Youth Travel Organizations (FIYTO)
  • Association of Language Travel Organization (ALTO)
  • TESL Canada
  • Language Industry Association (AILIA)
  • ETS, Authorized TOEFL iBT Center

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English Courses in Vancouver

General English Course:

The General English course prepares students for everyday use. Students will develop their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills as well as their grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and idioms.

  • 15 hours per week
  • 45-minute lessons
  • Monday to Friday, 8:45 am to 11:45 am
  • Start every second Monday

Intensive English Course:

This program is available to all students, regardless of your English level, the length of your program or your program focus. Students who choose the Intensive English program progress 30% faster.

  • 22.5 hours per week
  • 45-minute lessons
  • Monday to Friday, 8:45 am to 11:45 am and 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm
  • Start every second Monday

Other Courses Available:

  • Power English Course (38 lessons/week)
  • Exam Preparation: TOEFL IELTS, Cambridge FCE & CAE Preparation
  • Business English
  • TESOL Courses
  • University Pathway Programs
  • Study and Internship Programs
  • English courses for teenagers



You will be living with a host family who may have a foreign background. You may be sharing your new home with students from different countries. You will have the opportunity to learn and practice your English and at the same time you will learn from another cultures.

For the homestay option, price includes:

  • Single room (1 student in a private room living with a Canadian family)
  • Full-Board (includes 3 meals per day, 7 days per week)

For Internet connection, extra charges may apply.

YWCA Hotel/Residence**

The YWCA Hotel is a 12 story hotel located in Downtown Vancouver, just minutes from your school and close to all public transportation for access to other city locations. All rooms are private with their own vanity area.

Showers and WCs are either attached and shared with one other room or located down the hallway and shared with a few other rooms. Private bathroom facilities may be available, but only for short stays.

Price includes:

  • Single Room
  • Single Bed
  • Hall Bath

Rooms generally have one bed only although double bedded rooms are available on request. The 155 room facility has full air-conditioning, mini-fridges, and telephones in every room, guest area kitchens, wireless Internet access, laundry rooms, and a coffee bar in our lobby.

Room furnishings include a desk and chair, closet area and a personal refrigerator. All rooms are fully carpeted and many rooms include television.


  • Air-conditioning
  • Mini-fridges
  • TV ‘ s
  • Meeting rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Internet terminals
  • Friendly and helpful staff
  • Nearby YWCA fitness centre

Useful Resources

Languages Canada
FIYTO – Federation of International Youth Travel Orgaisations

Intensive English Course: 30 lessons per week
Power English Course: 38 lessons per week

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