Programs

General English

General language classes in the morning will help you improve all of the key skills.
A communicative and student-centered approach is at the heart of our teaching. General English focuses on integrating the skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing with pronunciation and grammar components. The overall emphasis is on improving confidence and fluency.

Levels: Available in all 14 levels.

Semi Intensive AM

This program is recommended for students who:
work or volunteer in the afternoons.
only need to study part-time.
  • 15
    Lessons/
    week

Semi Intensive AM Timetable

The IHV-15 AM program allows you to study in our core General English program from 8:50 to 11:40 am, Monday to Friday
Your classes are divided by level to ensure they meet your needs.
* This part-time program is open for students not requiring a study-permit.
Check here to see if you need a study permit.

Semi Intensive Plus AM

This program is recommended for students who:
wish to attend the core classes only.
need to finish school before 3:00pm.
  • 20
    Lessons/
    week

Semi Intensive Plus AM Timetable

The IHV-20 PM program runs from 12:30 to 4:20 pm.
This program also allows you to take the communication class at your level plus being able to choose from our wide variety of electives.
* This program is open for students on a tourist visa and a study permit.
Check here to see if you need a study permit.

Semi Intensive PM

This program is recommended for students who:
are unable to attend school in the morning.
only need to study part-time.
  • 15
    Lessons/
    week

Semi Intensive PM Timetable

The IHV-15 PM program allows you to take classes from our wide selection of electives from 1:30 to 4:20 pm.
Your classes are divided by level to ensure they meet your needs.
* This part-time program is open for students not requiring a study-permit.
Check here to see if you need a study permit.

Intensive

This program is recommended for students who:
want to study full-time.
want to be able to take the widest variety of courses available.
  • 30
    Lessons/
    week

Intensive Timetable

The IHV-30 program runs from 8:50 am to 3:20 pm.
This program also allows you to take classes in General English as well as from our selection of specialty classes (Business English, Test Preparation, English for Academic Purposes)
This program allows you to choose from the wide variety of electives available.
* This program is open for students on a tourist visa and a study permit.
Check here to see if you need a study permit.

Intensive Plus

This program is recommended for students who:
want to really maximize their study time.
want to improve their English as quickly as possible.
  • 35
    Lessons/
    week

Intensive Timetable

The IHV-35 program runs from 8:50 am to 4:20 pm.
This program also allows you to take classes in General English as well as from our selection of specialty classes (Business English, Test Preparation, English for Academic Purposes)
This program allows you to choose from the wide variety of electives available.
* This program is open for students on a tourist visa and a study permit. Check here to see if you need a study permit.

Business English

The Business English course is an excellent choice when you want to improve your English to advance your career.
The Business English course at International House Vancouver will provide you with the opportunity for intensive English studies in a business context.

Why study Business English at International House Vancouver?

Weekly modules will help you develop important skills such as writing business emails, participating in meetings and giving formal and informal presentations. You will improve your business vocabulary and gain confidence in your English fluency and comprehension.

Course objectives:

  • Develop business vocabulary
  • Develop understanding of current global business practices and analyze in an English medium
  • Improve English language fluency in all skill areas
  • Build intercultural awareness and linguistic skills in the business context

Exam Preparation

International House Vancouver offers a wide range of exam preparation classes.
Why choose IH Vancouver to prepare for your English exam:

  • Exam preparation classes available for First B2, Advanced C1, IELTS, TOEIC, and TOEFL (Proficiency C2 available upon request)
  • Regular start dates
  • High Success Rate on all examinations
  • Experienced instructors trained to teach exam preparation classes
  • Regular, full-length practice tests
  • All skill areas covered for each examination
  • In-house testing available for: Linguaskill (by Cambridge English Language Assessment)

Level Chart