English in Canada

English in Canada

Why Vancouver, Canada

1One of the most desirable places to live in the world.  Great summers and mild winter climates on the west coast.

 Canadian Lifestyle

Canada is well known as a friendly and safe country. The lifestyle here is positively influenced by many different aspects of the community.


Yaletown, Vancouver2

CSLI is located in Yaletown, the most modern and trendy district of downtown Vancouver.

We are close to

  • Vancouver Public Library,
  • Skytrain,
  • Bus stops
  • Sports Stadiums
  • Cafes and restaurants
  • and other conveniences.


 In CSLI, studying English is always enjoyable!


English-only policy, friendly environment, exciting activities, and helpful teachers and staff create an atmosphere that supports learning and fun!

  • Specialized in communication skills
  • Medium-sized school with personal attention to each student
  • Active, friendly & international environment.
  • Professional TESOL Certified Teachers
  • Wide variety of programs
  • Free Friday activities
  • Excellent customer service

CSLI Accreditation, Membership and Awards

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Languages Canada

Canadian national certification
for quality schools.


EQA (Education Quality Assurance)

Canada’s first and only provincial
brand of quality for post-secondary


Quality English

Quality English schools are selected
from the best of independent English
language schools in the world.

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Consumers’ Choice Award

Winner of Canadian Consumers’
Choice Award in the category of Best
Language School in Vancouver for 2
consecutive years


Excellence Award 2004 – 2012

Received Excellence Award for 9
consecutive years for the highest
customer satisfaction ratings based
on evaluations from past students


Imagine Brand

The brand is licensed to the provinces
and territories through the Council of
Ministers of Education Canada
(CMEC) by an official Master Licence

 Spacious Campus built exclusively for CSLI

The School

Flexible start dates (Every Monday)
Strict English-only policy throughout the school
Multicultural environment
High-tech classrooms


Student Lounge

Free coffee & tea
Microwaves & Refrigerators
Foosball & Ping-pong tables
Vending machines


Computer Stations

Free laptop access
Free wireless internet access
Multi-language input
Head set with skype

We are here to help you!

  • The Front Desk.
  • Helpful & Friendly Staff

First Class Teachers


Practical Conversation English

  • 10 Level – Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced
  • Class is based on conversational activities and daily topics
  • Fun, active and comfortable atmosphere
  • Recommended for all students, especially for their first month

The class focuses on

  • Vocabulary building
  • Pronunciation
  • Speaking practice
  • Speaking Accuracy (oral grammar)

Wide Variety of Programs

CSLI’s variety of programs enable students to focus on their areas of interest and overcome their weaknesses. Students have the flexibility to change programs weekly to get the most out of their time in Vancouver.


Customized Programs

  • Customized Group Programs
  • Summer and Winter Packages (AM Classes & PM Activities)
  • Customized Corporate Programs
  • Senior Program
  • 1 on 1 Private lessons

Free Friday Activities
Students can choose various activities to interact with Canadians and practice English as part of their program. Students pay NO EXTRA FEE to join these activities.


Academic Options The Friday options always include at least 2 academic classes for those who prefer to study English in a classroom setting. Examples of many topics include Slang class, English through Movies, Resume writing, Interview Skills, Telephone English.

 Monthly Graduation Party

Every last Friday of the month, there is a big graduation party with different theme to celebrate our students’ accomplishments.
Examples of themes are:

  • Boat cruise Grad
  • CSLI Oscar Ceremonies
  • International Chef Grad
  • Halloween Grad
  • Beach Picnic Grad, etc.

International Theme Nights

Organized by students from the host country, these dinners give students a chance to share their food & culture with their international friends – while practicing speaking in English.

 Events & Celebrations

CSLI hosts many events and holiday celebrations to help students experience Canadian life and practice English!

Accommodation Arrangement14

Homestay Staying with a Host Family is an ideal way to experience a new way of life and to improve all aspects of English language communication. CSLI’s homestay program offers a perfect combination of professional homestay placement service and quality student support service.

Hostel & YWCA CSLI can also arrange some of the most popular accommodation choices for students. Price and availability vary depending on the season. Please contact us for details.

 School Data

Name of School

CanadianasaSecond LanguageInstitute(CSLI)


188Nelson Street, Vancouver,B.C. CanadaV6B6J8

Phone  Number

Country code1-604-727-7101






Accreditations/ Membership

Accreditedby LanguagesCanada,BritishColumbiaEducationQualityAssurance

A memberof QualityEnglish



Nearest Stations

Yaletown/Roundhousestation(5 minwalk), Stadium station(7 minwalk)


Student computers,WirelessInternet(Free), Kitchen,Student lounge,Microwave, Lunch vendors,VendingMachine,FreeCoffee& Tea,Audio-Visual equipmentin classrooms

School Size

Yearly Average 200 students ( 170 – 300 depending on seasons)

Class Size

Average 12 students/class for conversation class (Max. 14) Average 14 students/class for specialty classes (Max. 16)

Main Nationalities

(in alphabetical order)

Brazilian, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mexican, Saudi Arabian, Spainish, Taiwanese etc. Total of 84 nationalities since 1992 (as of April 2012)


Minimun enrolment age

17 (15 for groups)


Enrolment Requirement

Be 17 years old by the first day of class

Meet Canadian Visa requirements

Have medical insurance


Las personas que cuenten con certificaciones, titulos, cartas de recomendación y experiencia comprobables en el empleo promocionado,pero carecen del Ingles intermedio, deberan estudiarlo, tenga en cuenta que el programa es hasta el 2020.

Pueden alcanzar un Ingles intermedio en un curso Full-Time  para poder aplicar, no deben mentirse asi mismos, ya que nuestra empresa antes de promocionar su C.V. hara una llamada si dicen que saben Ingles y se evaluara su nivel. Simplemente estúdienlo en la escuela de Ingles de su preferencia, pero nuestra empresa tiene un convenio con una prestigiosa escuela de Ingles en Perú.

Si desean estudiar nuestro programa de ingles que se enfocara más sobre las terminologías que Usted necesita en su área envienos un correo y consignar en asunto la palabra: CURSO.

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