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    May 9 update for ELC partners
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    Learn to speak English with confidence
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    Summer Language and Culture
    Programs begin in May, July and August | Register Today!
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    Intensive English Online (ELPI-O)
    Our next flexible, full-time program runs Sept. 19 – Dec. 2
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    University Preparation and Pathway programs
    Online and on-campus options prepare you for degree studies

ELC Connect

Our new student-centred, innovative suite of online English programs combine real-time lessons with our expert instructors, class chats, interactive activities and assignments.

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Video - THIS is the ELC!

THIS is the ELC!

Welcome to the ELC

The ELC video: it’s everything you ever wanted to know about the ELC, UVic, and Victoria in less than 3 minutes! Over 2,800 students choose our programs each year: let us show you why.

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Read through our ELC Viewbook

As an ELC student you don’t have to choose between studying hard and having fun. We’ll help you do both! Our programs combine intensive classes with social activities so that you can learn and live in English.

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