English in Vancouver

Why learn English in Vancouver? – Vancouver is known as one of the most welcoming cities in the world, attracting diverse groups of people for tourism or to live and work. Today almost 650,000 people live in Vancouver, and though you will likely hear French, Mandarin, Cantonese, Punjabi, and many other languages, English is the most common language among Vancouverites. English still remains one of the most sought-after second languages to learn in Vancouver and internationally 20 percent of the global population speaks English, along with the majority of residents in Vancouver. Whether you are in Vancouver for international commerce, leisure, or tourism you will probably rely on English to act as a lingua franca so no matter if you visit Vancouver for a day, or for the rest of your life, speaking English will help you experience all this incredible city has to offer.

Visitors coming to beautiful Vancouver visit for many reasons. For one, Vancouver is one of the best places in the world for startups. Companies like Unbounce, Hootsuite, and Perch all come from Vancouver, which is becoming renowned as a technology capital and attracts business visitors from all corners of the globe. It also has the best climate north of the border. It has a backdrop of beautiful mountains as well as a sprawling coastline, and a bustling, vibrant lifestyle right in the city. There is Stanley Park, the Capilano Suspension Bridge, the Grouse Mountain ski trails with city views, and Granville Island for tourists and locals alike to explore and enjoy. Whatever your reasons for being in Vancouver, be it travel or looking for work, taking English lessons in Vancouver will improve your experience. According to the 2016 Census, there are more than two million English speakers living in Vancouver and English is used by more than 1.3 million people for work. Why not join the other people from around Canada and around the world and take English courses in Vancouver to improve your English and enhance your career?   

Whatever reasons you have for wanting to learn English, whether it is for your work, as a hobby, or for future travel plans, our English classes in Vancouver are adaptable to your schedule and requirements. Our fully-trained, professional native speakers will work around you. Whether that is on a one-on-one basis, online, or in small groups is up to you. The when, where, and how often are completely in your hands. Begin today by seeing how your English skills measure up. Take our free online language test and contact us, so we can personalize a course to match your needs.

Interesting Language Facts

Over 50% of company recruiters look for language skills on potential employee's resumes.

Bilingual students have a deeper understanding of the structure of language and are more literate than monolinguals.

One quarter of the world's population has some knowledge of the English language.
WHY people learn ENGLISH?
Work in home country and abroad
Personal reasons
Travel to English-speaking nations

Student: "Would you punish me for something I didn't do?"
Teacher: "Of course not."
Student: "Good, because I haven't done my homework."
Foreign Language Speakers
of population
No. of Immigrants
of population

1-on-1 General English Course in Vancouver

Our general one-on-one courses in Vancouver will help students improve their English level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our English classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

1-on-1 Business English Course in Vancouver

Our English courses in Vancouver are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone English and email skills, as well as a level of survival English, granting them the ability to work in a country where English is the native tongue.

2-to-1 and Small Group
English Courses in Vancouver (closed group)

Our English courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One English Course or In-Company Small Group English Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster English Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.

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Tonja is a German teacher who was born and raised in Germany. She is proficient in German, English, and Latin, and has been giving language classes (in English and German) to learners for over five years. She's taught a diverse array of students in both Germany and Canada.

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Our clients include:


Hagemeyer UK Ltd

Keurig Premium Coffee Systems

The GAVI Alliance

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How to Book

Take our English Language Level Test.

Let us know why you need to learn English and include the time and location that best suit you.

Review our quote and, if you are happy with it, receive our invoice and Agreement form.

Sign our Agreement form and submit a deposit* for the course.

Receive confirmation from our team with your English tutor’s details.

Begin your English training and receive your English course book.

Throughout your English course, the Language Trainers Academic Team will be on hand to help you with any queries.
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After the first lesson or two, our team will contact you to ensure you are happy with your trainer. If necessary, we will change the focus of the course to better suit your needs.
After finishing your course, we will send you a course attendance and completion certificate.
Our team will provide you with follow-up learning opportunities, including: self-study material, language courses in Slovak-speaking countries, and more advanced courses with Language Trainers.
*Deposit payable by cheque, credit card, wire transfer, or PayPal. Your quote will include the number of classes and cost. A typical course lasts 30 hours per level, with classes of 2 hours each.

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Client testimonials

See some of the testimonials we have received from our clients.

”My classes are going smoothly. My teacher really breaks everything down and explains how the words form. Overall, I've enjoyed my experience so far.”

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