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Cursos de Inglés en Kelowna



  • Cursos de Inglés en Kelowna

Cursos Inglés ESL:

The main emphases of the Practical ESL program are communication and functional English for daily life. Practical ESL programs begin weekly for ages 12 and up. The minimum class size is 4, the average is 6 and the maximum is 12. The school guarantees a very personalized, fast paced and dynamic approach to language learning. Students can enroll in executive, full or part time programs from 1-50 weeks.

Executive - Full Time - Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
30 hours per week

Full time - Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.
25 hours per week

Part time - Monday-Friday 9:00 am 12:00 noon.
15 hours per week

Five levels of Practical ESL are offered from Beginner to Advanced which focus on the combined skills of reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, listening and speaking. Headway and Canadian Concepts are the main textbooks.

Students choose from a variety of afternoon electives depending on their level and interest. Conversation, Media, Pronunciation, Business English, Canadian Culture, TOEFL-iBT and TOEIC exam preparation are the most popular electives. Field trips are incorporated into some electives to reinforce 'real life' language practice.




Clases de Preparación a los Examenes de Cambridge :

Cambridge BEC, PET, FCE, CAE and CPE exam preparation programs begin in September, January and March. Students can enroll for 10, 11 or 12 weeks depending on the exam and the session. Cambridge exams are the world's most popular certificates for learners of English. Each year over 1.5 million people, in 135 countries, take them. Students can use the certificates to gain entrance to a university or college, improve job prospects and measure progress in English. Most Canadian universities accept Cambridge results for entrance to degree programs. Students can expect 1-2 hours of homework daily.

Cambridge Preliminary English Test (PET)
- Lower Intermediate to Intermediate level
First Certificate Exam (FCE)
- Upper Intermediate level
Cambridge BEC Vantage
- Upper Intermediate level
Cambridge Advanced Exam (CAE)
- Advanced level
Cambridge Proficiency Exam (CPE)
- Upper Advanced level

The school is an official Cambridge ESOL testing centre.




Clases de Preparación al Examen de TOEFL-iBT :

The TOEFL-iBT program begins weekly and students can enroll for 2-12 weeks. It includes a review of exam techniques, strategies and the study of sample exams. If you are planning to enter a university or college or just want to improve your TOEFL® score this program will assist you with building the skills you require to achieve your goals.
Upper Intermediate to Advanced level




Clases de Preparación al Examen de TOEIC:

The TOEIC program begins weekly and students can enroll for 2-12 weeks. It includes a review of exam techniques, strategies and the study of sample exams. Teachers provide practice tests with feedback and error correction and diagnosis of weak points in English to help students improve their TOEIC® scores.
Intermediate to Advanced level




Curso de Preparación para High School:

The High School Preparation program begins weekly for ages 11 to 18. Students enroll in Practical ESL for 12-50 weeks depending on their level. After completion of the Upper Intermediate level or upon passing the Cambridge FCE certificate students transfer to Vedanta Academy. Vedanta Academy is one of B.C.'s premier private schools and a partner of the language school. Vedanta Academy accepts international students in September and January for grades 8 through 12. The school provides comprehensive home stay, guardianship and support for unaccompanied students throughout the duration of their ESL and high school program. Grade 12 graduates from Vedanta Academy receive the BC Dogwood High School Diploma.
All levels




Programa ESL para Familias y de Vacaciones:

Learn English and have a family holiday at the same time in Canada's premier resort destination! Adults, teens and young learners take English classes in the morning either in separate classes or together as a family group. In the afternoon teens and juniors can join the scheduled activity program while adults continue with English classes or have free time to explore the city. Families may also wish to plan their own afternoon adventures. Welcome packs include maps and sightseeing information with suggestions for afternoon and weekend trips. This program begins weekly from June to September for ages 8 and up and weekly year round for ages 12 and up. Please note that the scheduled afternoon activity program for teens and younger learners is only available from June-September. Accommodation options include homestay, hotel, motel or hostel and babysitting is available for ages 3-7.
All levels




Estancia en Casa de un Profesor:

The Homestay with a Teacher program features 15 hours per week of individualized, self paced learning in the relaxed and friendly environment of a teacher's home. The daily schedule is mutually agreed upon between the teacher and the student. The lessons are customized to fit each student's special requirements, level and requests. This program can easily be combined with full or part time Practical ESL classes for a very intensive immersion or it can be booked separately. Homestay with a Teacher is an excellent program for Working Holiday Visa students due to the flexibility in the study schedule and the business and job search skills that can be incorporated into the lessons. 
All levels




Bartending Certification:

The language school and the Fine Art Bartending School team up to provide a two week bartending certification program. This 28 hour evening course is offered twice a month. All of the training is 'hands on' and is done behind a real working bar. Bartending programs provide a job ready skill for students to use both at home and abroad. Working Holiday students gain a marketable skill which they can use to secure high paying positions in Kelowna. Wine certification programs are also available for groups of 5 or more.
Intermediate to Advanced Level




ESL + Golf Program:

Individuals ages 16 and up can start weekly from April-October
Individuals ages 12-15 can start weekly in July and August only

- Morning Practical ESL classes Monday-Friday 9:00am-12:00 pm
- Afternoon Activities Monday-Friday 12:45-3:00 pm accompanied by school staff
- All admissions and transportation to and from activities
- Homestay - single room, shared bath and 3 meals per day
- Airport pickup and drop off /All application fees
- Check in and check out of homestay is on Saturday or Sunday (1 week =7 nights/ 8days)




ESL + Agricultural and Wine Tour:

Kelowna is surrounded by bountiful orchards and award winning, world class wineries and Agri-tourism is one of the fastest growing tourism sectors in Canada according to the Canadian Tourism Commission. This program combines Practical ESL study with agricultural and wine tours and appeals to executive clients, office workers, corporate groups and seniors.  The optimal time to promote this program is during the world famous Okanagan Wine Festival in May and October (

Program-7 nights/ 8 days
Start – Weekly in May, June, September and October for individual students.
Groups of 8 or more can start weekly Monday from May to October

- Monday-Friday-Practical ESL-9:00am-12:00noon
- Monday-Friday-Activities-12:45pm-4:00pm including transportation and admissions
- Full day Saturday activity 9:00am-5:00pm
- Homestay- Single room, Shared bath and 3 meals per day (Arrive on a Sunday and depart on a Sunday)
- Application fees, all materials
- Kelowna Airport pickup and drop off
- Graduation Certificate





La escuela está comprometida a ofrecer a sus estudiantes todo lo que necesiten durante su estancia en Canadá y que en este tiempo la experiencia que vivan sea inolvidable, además de útil y constructiva. La escuela dispone de un servicio de alojamiento dedicado a encontrar la mejor opción para cada estudiante de la escuela.

- Alojamiento con una famila (Homestay)
- Alojamineto en Finca Ganadera/Hacienda Ganadera/Rancho Ganadero
- Alojamiento independiente (Hoteles, Departamentos para rentar,...)