Why Students are Choosing inlingua Victoria
in Beautiful Victoria British Columbia Canada
Now reaching its sixth anniversary, inlingua Victoria College of Languages has taught thousands of students from all over the world. As a dynamic college, inlingua Victoria provides their students with a modern, high-end facility in the heart of downtown Victoria just steps away from the inner harbor on the beautiful Waterfront of Downtown. Accredited by the Private Training Institutions Branch of B.C. (PTIB), inlingua Victoria offers competitive career training diplomas that are recognized internationally. Students dramatically improve their English language skills through many programs such as the very popular General English Courses, EAP, IELTS Preparation, Business English, and more! Proud to be one of over 300 inlingua language centers across the world, inlingua Victoria has contributed to the growing network of 35 countries for over 45 years.
- Description of each program/course
· General English Course
o The General English Courses are designed for learners of all levels and have an emphasis on speaking, communication, and a high level of learner participation. The goal is to improve your accuracy and fluency as you move up the levels from beginner to advanced. These courses will give you the skills you need to communicate effectively in English, and will provide and a strong foundation of grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, and spoken English.
· Professional Business English Course
o The course begins at a high level of proficiency, and is geared towards those who need to perfect their English for professional business purposes including the ability to negotiate successfully in English. The program has a business focus and was created for professionals all over the world who want to learn English as quickly and actively as possible. Materials include using a tablet, and focus on professional communication skills, and are based on real-world companies and issues, making the lessons both relevant and applicable.
· IELTS Exam Preparation Course
o The International Language Testing System (IELTS), a standardized proficiency exam, has become the world’s most popular English language test for academic, employment, and immigration purposes. This course will not only allow you to successfully pass the IELTS exam, but will also help you build the confidence to engage in new and interesting activities, and increase your chances of being accepted into your desired college or university. Language exercises, practice tests, and lots of opportunities to practice your skills will allow you to excel across all for language skills – listening, reading writing, and speaking. Inlingua Victoria guarantees success and a higher test score.
· English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
o EAP is designed to prepare students for entering a post-secondary institution. The primary focus is on academic reading and writing skills. The modules include: note-taking, sentence structure, paragraphs, research, essay format, report format, power point presentations, referencing, test taking, study skills, and time management. Daily lessons include grammar and vocabulary building as well as writing and reading skills. Students will be using a variety of authentic texts and writing samples at the appropriate level.
· Summer Youth ESL Camps
o The Summer Youth Camp is designed for students between 10 and 15 years of age and all abilities who want to improve their English skills. Students in this program will find that their English improves quickly and their confidence in speaking grows with each passing day. Teachers are certified and highly experienced in both public and private sectors to provide students with the best education possible. Students will also learn through activities to engage students with their learning, Canadian culture, and making new friends!
· TESL Certificate Course (Teaching English as a Second Language)
o inlingua Victoria’s 120 hour TESL Certificate program is an intensive program consisting of a balanced curriculum of both theoretical and practical components of teaching English. There is a supervised teaching practicum that offers a hands-on learning opportunity to complete your training. This course is for anyone who would like to pursue a career in Teaching English as a Second Language to non-native English speakers. This program is recognized by TESL Canada. Students who successfully complete this program and have a degree may apply for TESL Canada’s Professional Standard Level One certification.
· Hospitality and Service Management Diploma Program
o By completing this 6-month diploma program, students will receive a diploma and acquire knowledge in the hospitality and service industries by learning from top industry professionals and instructors. Students will gain Canadian work experience in tourism and hospitality, as well as receive a diploma from inlingua Victoria that is PTIB accredited.