English Courses in Victoria for Adults
- Western Canada’s Oldest City
- Multicultural City
- Canadian Naval Base
Founded in 1843, Victoria is Western Canada’s oldest city and has a rich history dating back to the first half of the 19th century. The city takes its name from Queen Victoria and is British Columbia’s capital city, with a number of tourist attractions and beautiful, serene landscapes and views of the ocean. This multicultural city is home to Canada’s western naval base and is a major manufacturing region.
Take a look at our Victoria Guide and discover what else this city has in store for you!
While the city is known for its unique history and industrial productivity, the plentiful natural beauty and tourist attractions have kept Victoria in the list of top travel destinations in Canada since its founding. The lush greenery on every corner and the friendly locals create a welcoming atmosphere that leaves tourists with a sense of home no matter where they come from.
The unique blend of nature and culture provides the perfect backdrop for an English language course. At our Sprachcaffe Languages Plus School in Victoria we offer a range of courses to suit every student’s needs. From standard and intensive courses to one-to-one and business English lessons, we offer a course to help each student reach their language goals in the time frame of their choice.
With ample time to explore the region, students will have constant opportunities to experiment with their newly acquired English skills. The area boasts something for everyone, from historic attractions to art galleries and natural wonders. With so much to see and do in the area, students will never be short of activities and opportunities to practise their English with fellow students or friendly locals.
Our School in Victoria
- located in the heart of Victoria
- Modern equipment and design
- Large variety of leisure opportunities
Our Sprachcaffe Languages Plus School in Victoria offers a range of language courses and is fully equipped to provide a comfortable and effective learning environment. Our classes are perfectly sized to maintain a personal learning relationship between each student and their teacher, guaranteeing excellent results.
Inside the English School in Victoria
Our school has:
- A welcoming reception area
- 12 spacious and comfortable classrooms
- A kitchen and dining area
- A recreational student lounge
- A computer room with free internet and WiFi
- Study materials (for a small fee)
Location of the English School in Victoria
The Sprachcaffe Languages Plus School in Victoria is ideally situated in the hub of the city’s downtown area. The school is on Douglas Street, the main street in downtown Victoria, and is surrounded by trendy bars, restaurants and cafés. One of Victoria’s main tourist attractions is the Inner Harbour, which is a short stroll from the school. The Inner Harbour is one of the city’s liveliest areas, boasting several shops, world-class restaurants and thrilling street performances.
- Standard, intensive, super intensive, one-to-one courses & more
- Includes placement test & certificate
- Qualified, native teachers
- Homestay accommodation
Our school in Victoria offers a range of courses to help each student reach their language goals in their desired time frame. Our placement tests ensure that students are placed in a class with learners at a similar proficiency level and always with teachers who encourage effective and enjoyable learning.
Here's an Overview of the Courses available to you in Victoria:
|Lessons Per Week*||Minimum Duration||Group size||More Info|
|Standard Course||20||1 week||14||More Info|
|Standard Plus Course||20 + 4 workshops||1 week||14||More Info|
|Intensive Course||30||1 week||14||More Info|
|Super Intensive Course||40||1 week||14||More Info|
|Part-time Course||10||1 week||14||More Info|
|One-to-One Course||10, 20 or 30||1 week||1||More Info|
|Elective Course||10||1 week||14||More Info|
|** Intensive / IELTS / TOEFL Exam prep||30||4 weeks||14||Intensive + Exam prep|
|*** Super Intensive English for Academic Purposes / University Pathways||40||9 weeks||14||More Info|
* 1 lesson = 45 minutes
** Exam fee not included
*** Placement fee = $300
- Contact with locals and other language students
- Homestay accomodation available
Fundamental to a successful learning outcome is having somewhere comfortable and relaxing to call home for the duration of your stay. At Sprachcaffe we offer homestay accommodation, ensuring every student gets the opportunity to experience everyday life in Victoria while also having the best possible opportunity to improve their English beyond the classroom - living with native English-speaking locals!
Our homestay accommodation gives students a quiet retreat to reflect on the day's activities as well as ample opportunity to socialize with fellow students and Victoria residents.
Homestays – Our host families are carefully chosen and play a vital role in every student’s language learning process. Students are made to feel welcome in each host family’s home and community and many stay in touch with their new friends long after they leave the country.
|Accommodation||Rooms||Board||Facilities||Distance from School||More Info|
|Homestay||or||( also available)||Typical of destination (Internet usually included)||Within 30 mins by public transport||More Info|
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Tourism in Victoria
The city of Victoria is steeped in British heritage and has a unique, scenic location which captivates hordes of tourists every year. Victoria is the capital city of the province of British Columbia and boasts a number of breathtaking parliamentary buildings. The area offers something for every tourist with countless cultural sites to visit, sports to watch and take part in and areas of natural beauty to admire.
The Main Attractions
- The Royal British Columbia Museum – Founded in 1886 and displaying artifacts which tell the story of BC’s natural and human history as well as housing the province’s archives, this is Victoria's most treasured museum.
- Thunderbird Park – Located next to the Royal BC Museum is the Thunderbird Park, home to a number of impressive totem poles and First Nations monuments.
- Butchart Gardens – A group of glorious floral display gardens near Victoria. These gardens receive over a million visitors each year.
- McPherson Playhouse – The Mac is a theater and concert hall in Victoria. The playhouse hosts a number of world-class productions throughout the year.
- Western Speedway – This All-Fun Recreation Park features go-karts, batting cages and water slides.
- Beacon Hill Park – Beacon Hill is the city’s largest urban park and offers spectacular sights and plenty of things to do.
Geography and Climate
Found on the southernmost point of the Vancouver Island, Victoria is one of the most beautiful cities in Canada. The area enjoys gorgeous scenery and one of the warmest climates in Canada. With mild to moderate temperatures throughout the year the city experiences more sun than any other Canadian city.Victoria’s winter is a lot less extreme than most Canadian cities and the temperatures seldom drop lower than 0◦C.
Prices & Booking
- language course
- placement test
- course certificate
The Sprachcaffe Languages Plus school in Victoria offers competitive prices for a world class language and travel experience. We offer a wide range of courses for you to choose from, as well as the option to choose how long your course is, whether that's 2 weeks or a whole summer.
Your English Course in Victoria is Just a Few Clicks Away!
Textbooks and other course materials can be bought or borrowed from the school for a small price.