Global Village Calgary - 2017/18 Information
515 1st Street Southeast, Calgary, AB, Canada
Global Village English Centres have schools across Canada and the USA. Located in the heart of one of Canada’s most interesting and vibrant cities, GV Calgary is known for its highly experienced teachers, international student community and a huge variety of English courses.
GV Calgary is situated in a heritage building in downtown Calgary and is surrounded by modern architecture, public art and beautiful parks. The school has 24 modern classrooms and offers a wide range of English courses.
GV Calgary attracts students from all over the world and the school is also the city’s first IELTS testing centre with a reputation for providing first class IELTS preparation courses in both the day and evening.
On top of a wide choice of General English courses, GV Calgary is also a certified IELTS testing centre and official CELTA teacher training centre. Before arrival at the school, students are given a level assessment test which enables staff to place them in the course best suited to them.
Teachers at GV Calgary offer continuous feedback and support in order to help students achieve fluency. The school welcomes students from over 50 countries and speaking English at all times while in Calgary is actively encouraged.
GV Calgary also offers a varied social program, including trips to the Rockies, horseback riding and music club.
Depending on the course, students can choose an additional elective course to follow in the afternoon. Elective courses are tailored to individual needs and include Essential Vocabulary, Grammar Practice and Writing Skills. For students seeking more individual attention, GV Calgary also offers one-to-one General English lessons, where learners work with their teacher to achieve specific language goals.
Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: All courses are taught at the GV school building in Calgary every day from Monday to Friday from 08.45 to 15.30. Courses have set start dates each month - contact the school for further information.
Lesson duration: 50 minutes
Course certificate: Certificate on completion of the course.
English for Business: 25 lessons per week with set start dates each month. 4,8 or 12 weeks course duration. Intermediate language ability and above only.
Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: English for Business is taught at the GV Calgary school building from Monday to Friday.
Lesson duration: 50 minutes.
Course certificate: Students who complete the four or 8-week English for Business sessions will receive a certificate. Students who complete the full 12-week course are presented with a Business English Diploma.
- Computer Room
- Student Lounge
- Social Calendar
- Free Internet
- Self Study Room
- Study Center
- Price week: £546
- Accommodation area: At Princes Island Place, choose from a variety of private and shared apartments. Whatever you opt for, you’re a 12-minute streetcar ride from Alberta College of Art & Design, and a 20-minute ride from SAIT Polytechnic. Keep a car in the garage for weekend adventures, or use the bus stop directly across the road. Catch a glimpse of the snow-capped Rocky Mountains from Calgary Tower’s 360-degree observation deck, or meet threatened species including tigers, rhinos and komodo dragons at Calgary Zoo.
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