english language centre (elc)

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Welcome to the
UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA
BEAUTIFUL BRITISH COLUMBIA
The province of British Columbia is located on Canada’s west coast.
Victoria is the capital city of BC.
BEAUTIFUL BRITISH COLUMBIA
Victoria has the mildest climate in Canada, with warm, dry summers and
winters with rain, but very little snow.
BEAUTIFUL BRITISH COLUMBIA
Victoria is located on Vancouver Island and is a short flight or ferry
ride to Vancouver and Seattle.
Spectacular ocean, mountain and forest
scenery surround Vancouver Island.
VICTORIA: AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE
Victoria is famous for:
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being a friendly, clean and secure place
incredible coastal scenery
having Canada´s BEST weather!
VICTORIA: AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE
Over 1 million tourists visit Victoria each year to enjoy:
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outdoor activities like biking, sailing, kayaking, cycling…
famous gardens, parks and beaches
excellent shopping, restaurants and nightlife
UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA (UVic)
UVic consistently ranks among the Top 3 universities in Canada
and the Top 1% of universities worldwide!
Student population: 19,000
Faculties & Divisions
• Business
• Education
• Engineering
• Fine Arts
• Graduates Studies
• Human & Social
Development
• Humanities
• Law
• Science
• Social Sciences
• Medical Sciences
• Continuing Studies
UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA (UVic)
Our campus is a friendly and comfortable place to learn, with
modern academic and recreational facilities.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTRE (ELC)
International Students have been studying with us for over 40 years!
ELC students come from countries such as:
Argentina
Brazil
Colombia
China
Chile
France
Iran
Italy
Japan
Korea
Mexico
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Spain
Switzerland
Taiwan
Thailand
Turkey
Venezuela
Vietnam
ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTRE (ELC)
The ELC is located in a new building in the heart of the university.
Students attend classes throughout UVic’s modern campus.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTRE (ELC)
Our building features:
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16 classrooms
2 computer laboratories
Easy access to Registration, Teaching
and Homestay staff
ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTRE (ELC)
ELC students enjoy access to a variety of learning resources:
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Libraries
Computer Labs
Computer-Assisted Language Laboratory (CALL)
Study Centre (12-week program)
Pronunciation Tutoring Clinic (12-week program)
ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTRE (ELC)
ELC programs have a staff of friendly Cultural Assistants who organize
activities, give extra support to our students and keep everyone smiling!
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMS
Each year, over 2500 students attend ELC programs such as:
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12-Week Intensive English
Summer Language & Culture
Monthly English
English for Special Purposes
University Admission Preparation
English Work Experience
Canadian Experience Internship
TOEFL / TOEIC / IELTS Preparation
Business English
English for Teachers
Advanced English & Canadian Studies
MONTHLY LANGUAGE & CULTURE
These 3-6 week programs begin each month.
Program Features
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5 class levels: pre-intermediate to advanced English
20 class hours per week
Focus on speaking and listening skills
Social & cultural activities
Dormitory or Homestay accommodation and meals
MONTHLY LANGUAGE & CULTURE
May – August Program Schedule
Morning Classes:
• Monday to Friday
• 8:30am – 12:30pm
• 20 class hours per week
Afternoon Activities:
• Workshops
• Trips to local tourist
attractions
Evening Activities:
(Dormitory Program)
• Sports, movies,
conversation club
and more!
MONTHLY LANGUAGE & CULTURE
September – May Program Schedule
Monday to Thursday:
• Morning classes: 9am – 12pm
• Afternoon classes: 1:15 - 3:10pm
• 20 class hours per week
Friday:
• Social & cultural activities
• Conversation club
• Trips to local tourist attractions
Optional Weekend Activities:
• Whale watching
• Butchart Gardens
• Skiing / Snowboarding
FAVOURITE ELC ACTIVITIES
Welcome Barbecue
Beach Campfires
FAVOURITE ELC ACTIVITIES
Whale Watching
FAVOURITE ELC ACTIVITIES
“Discover BC” hikes at nearby parks
FAVOURITE ELC ACTIVITIES
Exploring Local Beaches
FAVOURITE ELC ACTIVITIES
Art Workshops
Community Volunteering
FAVOURITE ELC ACTIVITIES
Skating
Soccer
FAVOURITE ELC ACTIVITIES
Skiing / Snowboarding
Drumming Workshop
FAVOURITE ELC ACTIVITIES
Farewell Dinner
Trip to Butchart Gardens
HOMESTAY ACCOMMODATION
Homestay Program: National Award Winner!
UVic Homestay is available from September – June and includes:
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A private, furnished room in a safe, comfortable home close to campus
All meals and snacks
Airport transportation
$800 / month
DORMITORY ACCOMMODATION
Live on UVic’s campus with your new ELC friends!
Dormitory accommodation is available in July and August. It includes:
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A private, furnished, non-smoking room
Cafeteria meal plan
Evening and weekend activities
SEE YOU SOON - AT UVIC!
Contact:Thailand representative
Website:
[email protected]
WWW.UVCS.UVIC.CA/ELC
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