This full-time program includes:

  • 20 study hours per week in general English classes (Monday-Thursday)
  • Access to the ELC Learning Centre's speciaized resources and workshops
  • Friday activities and optional weekend trips
  • Homestay accommodation

 

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Program description

This program offers our most intensive class schedule and most flexible entry dates. You will love its unique balance of classes and activities.

As a Monthly English student, you will attend English classes from Monday to Thursday, and on Friday you’ll enjoy a variety of opportunities to connect with Canadians and explore Victoria.

 

Program features

  • 20 class hours per week
  • 5 class levels, from High Beginner to Advanced
  • afternoon classes focusing on 3 unique themes: 1) Hospitality, 2) Canadiana and 3) Global Issues
  • focus on speaking and listening skills
  • specialized workshops and resources at the "ELC Learning Centre"
  • access to the Computer Assisted Language Laboratory (CALL)
  • free activities and optional weekend trips with our Cultural Assistants
  • Homestay accommodation and meals with a carefully selected local family
  • Certificate of Participation and a Record of Grade upon completion

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Program schedule

This is a full-time program with morning and afternoon classes.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

 

English classes (20 hours per week)

  • Mornings: 9 am – 11:30
  • Afternoons: 12:30 pm – 3 pm

 

Field trips and socio-cultural activities:

  • 9 am – 4 pm

Optional activities led by our Cultural Assistants. For example:

  • whale watching
  • Butchart Gardens
  • trips to Vancouver 
  • kayaking (depending on the season)

Estimated fees per program

Fees due upon application Fee Notes
Application fee $150.00 Due at time of registration. Application fees are paid only once.
Program deposit $350.00
Homestay application fee (if applicable) $300.00
Tuition fees Fee Notes
Balance of Tuition ($1750-$350) $1,400.00 Based on a 4-week program. Due five weeks before program begins
Student Services Fee (health insurance/bus pass/gym pass) $223.00
Accommodation and meals Fee Notes
Homestay ($950 per month; $32 per additional night) $950.00 Paid directly to Host family This fee is NOT paid to the ELC
Total: $3,373.00

Program dates

Starting in
November 2018
Program dates
Oct. 29 – Nov. 23, 2018
Program status
Courses open for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Available
Dorms: n/a
Starting in
December 2018
Program dates
Nov. 26 – Dec. 14, 2018
Program status
Courses open for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Available
Dorms: n/a
Starting in
January 2019
Program dates
Jan. 7 – Feb. 1, 2019
Program status
Courses open for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Available
Dorms: n/a
Starting in
February 2019
Program dates
Feb. 4 – March 1, 2019
Program status
Closed for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Closed for registration
Dorms: n/a
Starting in
March 2019
Program dates
March 4 – 29, 2019
Program status
Courses open for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Available
Dorms: n/a
Starting in
April 2019
Program dates
April 8 – May 3, 2019
Program status
Courses open for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Available
Dorms: n/a
Starting in
September 2019
Program dates
Sept. 3 – 27, 2019
Program status
Courses open for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Available
Dorms: n/a
Starting in
October 2019
Program dates
Sept. 30 – Oct. 25, 2019
Program status
Courses open for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Available
Dorms: n/a
Starting in
November 2019
Program dates
Oct. 28 – Nov. 22, 2019
Program status
Courses open for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Available
Dorms: n/a
Starting in
December 2019
Program dates
Dec. 2 – 20, 2019
Program status
Courses open for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Available
Dorms: n/a

Application information

Registration requirements

To study in this program, you must:

  • be 18 years old by the program start date
  • have a basic knowledge of English

To find out if your level of English meets our basic requirement for this program, take a free test

How to apply

  1. Complete a program application form
  2. Send the completed application form to elc@uvcs.uvic.ca
  3. Pay the application fees and deposit(s)

Once we have processed the application, you well be sent a Letter of Acceptance.

Visit our How to apply page for more details.