Our English Courses

LAB Vancouver offers a wide variety of English courses for all levels. Our curriculum is diverse and designed to balance conversational and academic English. Our highly qualified teachers are known for their interactive teaching style and inclusion of a variety of activities and social events.

If you are in one of our innovative English Plus courses, your activities are customized in a specific area of interest such as Art, Design, Business or Culinary /Hospitality.


Discover our courses in Vancouver

General English

LAB’s General English course is ideal for students who want to improve their overall English language proficiency and gain confidence in communicating effectively in real life situations. Learn more

Academic English

Are you preparing for college or university in North America? In this class, students study a wide variety of reading texts in detail. The diversity in content exposes you to a broad range of vocabulary and grammar, as well as literary forms. Learn more

IELTS Test Preparation

This class is designed to help you gain techniques and strategies to maximize your exam ability. Your experienced LAB IELTS teacher guides you through each aspect of the exam and several mock exams are included in your classes. Learn more

English Plus - College Certificate

Improve your English and take college credit courses! This course is ideal if you are interested in art and media and want to try out a few courses or if you want to study more than just English while you are in Vancouver. Learn more

English Plus – Year Round

English Plus courses give you a chance to develop your General or Academic English skills while choosing a specific area of interest for your Plus activities on Friday. Learn more

English Plus – Camps

Give your camp an extra twist and select a specific area of your interest. You will join the regular campers in fun activities but you will also do specialized workshops in photography, creative art studio or game design! Learn more

Evening Classes

Improve your English fluency at your convenience! Your evening classes offer a comprehensive, accessible and high quality language training. Learn more

Camps

Improve your English in one of the most beautiful cities in the world! Vancouver is at its best in the summer and winter and we want you to experience this for yourself. Enjoy classes in the morning, make friends from around the world and take part in afternoon activities and daytrips on the weekend. Learn more

Pathway Service

Improve your English and transfer to one of our college and university partners. LAB’s Pathway Service is your first step in your post-secondary journey in Canada. Learn more

Private Lessons

Meet your goals with one-on-one lessons with one of our professional and friendly LAB teachers. Learn more

Our Language Levels

LAB Vancouver offers 10 levels of English from Beginner to Advanced. Students have the option to take the placement test before they arrive or on their first day at the school. Your class will be assigned based on your placement test.

+ Beginner Levels | 1 to 3
+ Intermediate Levels | 4 to 6
+ Advanced Levels | 7 to 10
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Course Schedule

Study Options

Flexible Courses

Weekly start dates, minimum one week 

  • Part-time: 15hrs
  • Semi-Intensive: 21hrs
  • Full-time Intensive: 30hrs

Evening Classes

Monthly start dates, minimum 4 weeks

  • Part-time: 5hrs

Timetable

All courses and programs are offered from Monday to Friday:

  • Part-time: 9am to 12pm or 1pm to 4pm
  • Semi-intensive: 9am to 2.30pm
  • Full-time intensive: 9am to 4pm

Evening part-time classes are offered on Tuesday and Thursday:

  • Evening part-time: 6pm to 8.30pm



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