Experience the power of
language and discover
a world of opportunity with
International House Vancouver.

Experience real communicative lessons and small class sizes
led by our experienced and well-trained teachers.

With an emphasis on learning English communicatively, our classes will have you actively engaged in your personal learning process. IH Vancouver views your langauge learning as a unique journey and helps you progress with a focus on production through speaking and writing , and comprehension through listening and reading.
IH Vancouver incorporates the CEFR and IHWO standards and divides into 14 levels to ensure classes are directed towards your specific needs. You can choose from General English, Business English, English for Academic Purposes and Exam Preparation classes.

PROGRAM

Three Courses for
General English Programs

  • Semi Intensive AM
    (IHV-15, 15 Lessons/week)
    8:50-11:40

    General English (Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing Grammar, Vocabulary and Pronunciation)

  • Semi Intensive PM
    (IHV- 15, 15Lessons /week)
    13:30-16:20

    Elective Class Options:
    - English through Film, Listening Skills, Reading and Speaking, Pronunciation, Grammar, Business Vocabulary, Puzzles & Games, etc.

  • Semi Intensive Plus AM
    (IHV-20 , 20 Lessons/week)
    8:50-13:20

    General English class plus Speaking and Listening Focus Class
    -Specialty course Options:
    - Business English, English for Academic Purposes, Exam Preparation

  • Semi Intensive Plus PM
    (IHV 20 - 20 Lessons/week)
    12:30-16:20

    Speaking and Listening Focus Class, Plus:
    Elective Class options:
    - English through Film, Listening Skills, Reading and Speaking, Pronunciation, Grammar, Business Vocabulary, Puzzles & Games, etc.

  • Intensive
    ( IHV-30, 30 Lessons/week)
    8:50-15:20

    Most popular program:
    General English or Specialty Courses Elective Class options

  • Intensive Plus
    ( IHV-35, 35 Lessons/week)
    8:50-16:20

    Most intense study option:
    General English or Specialty courses Elective Class options

Sample Study Plans

  • START Recently graduated from high school with intermediate English.
  • GOAL To complete a degree program at a Canadian university.

Recommendation

Course: EAP (Pathway)
Program: IHV-30 or IHV-35

  • START A university student looking to take a break from current studies
  • GOAL To improve English before graduating in order to help with the job search

Recommendation

Course: General English
Program: IHV-20 or IHV-30

  • START Working with a company where English communication is required
  • GOAL To improve general business communication skills

Recommendation

Course: Business English English
Program: IHV-30

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Activities

Experience all that Vancouver has to offer through our activities!

School Information

  • 23 classrooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Student Lounge [Kitchen, vending machines, refrigerator, microwave ovens]
  • Homestay Student House, Student apartments

School Information Page

Staff

Meet our staff who are eager to assist you.

  • Alex Agrico

    • Marketing Coordinator for Latin America
  • Ryan Lee

    • Marketing Coordinator for Korea
  • Francine Rodrigues

    • Housing Coordinator & Registrar
  • Richard Lee

    • Director of Marketing for Asia
  • Sharon Wong

    • Director of Studies
  • Keegan Rickerby

    • Activities Coordinator

Staff Page

Vancouver Campus

Located in Downtown Vancouver, our location offers easy access to several of the city's attractions.
The attractive, purpose-built campus boasts 23 classrooms, a student lounge, a computer lab (with free internet and excellent Wi-Fi throughout the school), as well as a cinema, art gallery, a variety of shops and numerous dining venues all under the same roof.

Name of School International House Vancouver
Location Vancouver
Year Founded 1990
Annual Average Number of Students 2000
Languages Taught English (Intensive)
Number of Levels 14 Levels
Lesson Length 50 minutes
Average Number of Students per Class 10
Accommodation Homestay, Student Houses
Address Suite 2001-88 West Pender Street Vancouver, B.C., V6B 6N9 Canada
Telephone +1 (604) 739-9836
Email info@ihvancouver.com
Access 2 minute walk to Stadium Station (Sky Train)

Accommodation

Choose from Homestay or Student House.

  • Homestay
  • Student Houses

Accommodation Page

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