This full-time program includes:

  • 20 study hours per week in general English classes (Monday-Thursday)
  • 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
  • focus on speaking and listening skills
  • 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

Testimonials

Instructors

Cultural Assistants

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) $250.00
Tuition fees Fee Notes
Balance of Tuition ($1600-$350) $1,250.00 Due five weeks before program begins
Accommodation and meals Fee Notes
Homestay ($850 per month; $28 per additional night) $850.00 Paid directly to Host family This fee is NOT paid to the ELC
Total: $2,850.00

Program dates

Starting in
January 2018
Program dates
Jan. 8 – Feb. 2, 2018
Program status
Courses open for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Closed
Dorms: n/a
Starting in
February 2018
Program dates
Feb. 5 – March 2, 2018
Program status
Full for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Closed
Dorms: n/a
Starting in
March 2018
Program dates
March 5 – 29, 2018
Program status
Courses open for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Limited Availability
Dorms: n/a
Starting in
April 2018
Program dates
April 9 – May 4, 2018
Program status
Courses open for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Open for registration
Dorms: n/a
Starting in
September 2018
Program dates
Sept. 4 – 28, 2018
Program status
Courses open for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Open for registration
Dorms: n/a
Starting in
October 2018
Program dates
Oct. 1 – 26, 2018
Program status
Courses open for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Open for registration
Dorms: n/a
Starting in
November 2018
Program dates
Oct. 29 – Nov. 23, 2018
Program status
Courses open for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Open for registration
Dorms: n/a
Starting in
December 2018
Program dates
Nov. 26 – Dec. 14, 2018
Program status
Courses open for registration
Accommodation
Homestay: Open for registration
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.