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Global Village Victoria

Victoria, CA
Global Village English Centres - GV Victoria, 1290 Broad Street, Victoria, BC, Canada
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Located on stunning Vancouver Island in Canada, Global Village Victoria is known for its fantastic facilities, friendly and positive atmosphere and large range of English courses catering to every need.

GV Victoria is part of the Global Village network, which has schools across Canada and the USA. The school is takes up one floor of a modern building in the downtown area of the charming Canadian city of Victoria, which lies at the southern tip of Vancouver Island in the region of British Columbia.

The school has 20 bright and modern
classrooms, a multimedia computer lab and friendly and experienced teaching staff.

There is a wide range of courses to choose from, including General English, Business English and exam preparation in IELTS and Cambridge ESOL.

GV Victoria is also an official IELTS testing centre and students can take the exam at the school.

Courses

GV Victoria offers a compelling learning experience for students of all ages. The school is known for its academic quality, the high integrity and friendliness of staff, as well as inspiring students to be better English speakers and international citizens.

The large range of courses on offer ensure that all student interests are covered and lessons have an emphasis on speaking and communication in English at all times.

The school welcomes students from all over the world and, as well as the first class English courses on offer, learners are encouraged to participate in GV Victoria’s exciting social program which includes whale-watching, skiing and trips to Seattle in the USA.

GV Victoria is also an official IELTS testing centre and the school has an international reputation for the quality of its exam preparation courses as well as General English programs.

Type of courses

GV Victoria offers a range of General English Programs (GEP) suited to students who wish to achieve overall fluency in English. GEP Courses are taught according to a 10, 20, 25 or 35 lesson-per-week schedule in small groups of 12, with a nationality mix of students from over 50 countries. GV Victoria’s fully accredited General English Programs focus on developing skills in all areas, with particular emphasis on speaking fluently.

The curriculum is fully interactive and encourages communication in English at all times. 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 Victoria 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 GEP courses are taught at the GV Victoria school building from Monday to Friday. GEP courses have set start dates each month.

Lessons duration: 50 minutes

Course certificate: Certificate on completion of the course

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GV Victoria’s Business English program is an intensive course designed to help students improve their English through a focus on Canadian business themes and the workplace. The program introduces a curriculum of role play activities and team competitions to simulate the Canadian workplace, as well as exploring themes such as marketing and global business transactions. The course is designed for those students looking to enter an English-speaking workplace and improve their overall English skills. Discussion, conversation and project based group work are essential components of the Program.

Key Facts:

English for Business: 25 lessons per week, with set start dates each month.

Intermediate language ability and above. Entrance requirement to the course: Successful completion (80%) of GV 4 or successful completion of the GV Power
Speaking Program.

Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: All courses are taught at the GV school building in Victoria from Monday to Friday. English for Business has set start dates each month.

Lesson duration: 50 minutes

Course certificate: Certificate on completion of the course.

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The GV Victoria IELTS exam course is designed to prepare students fully for each section of the internationally-recognised IELTS exam, which can be taken within the school. This intensive course has a flexible 4 to 12 week duration, depending on the needs and ability of the student. The course has two core components: Core studies (for overall IELTS academic English) and test practice.

Progress is closely monitored throughout the course and regular exam dates are available at the school. IELTS is an international english language testing system recognised by immigration, universities and employers worldwide.

Key Facts:

IELTS exam preparation course: 25 lessons per week. Part-time options available. Set start dates each month with a 4 to 12 week duration. Intermediate to high advanced language ability only.

Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: The IELTS exam preparation course is taught at the GV Victoria school building from Monday to Friday.

Lesson duration: 50 minutes

Course certificate: Exam dates available at the GV Victoria school each month.

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Choose a course

General - 20 Lessons per week (Intensive) Starts from £201
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 52 week
Class available:
Morning
Start Dates:
Monday
General - 25 Lessons per week (Intensive) Starts from £216
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 52 week
Class available:
Anytime
Start Dates:
Monday
General - 30 Lessons per week (Super intensive) Starts from £231
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 52 week
Class available:
Anytime
Start Dates:
Monday
Business - 25 Lessons per week (Intensive) Starts from £432
Duration
45mins class
Duration
2 - 16 week
Class available:
Anytime
Start Dates:
Monday
IELTS - 25 Lessons per week (Intensive) Starts from £432
Duration
45mins class
Duration
2 - 12 week
Class available:
Anytime
Start Dates:
Monday
FACILITIES

  • Global Village Victoria Free Internet
    Free Internet
  • Global Village Victoria IT Lounge
    IT Lounge
  • Global Village Victoria Student Lounge
    Student Lounge
Location
Global Village English Centres - GV Victoria, 1290 Broad Street, Victoria, BC, Canada

GV Victoria is situated in the heart of this desirable Canadian city, just minutes from the beautiful harbour. Victoria is the capital of the region of British Columbia and located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, off Canada’s Pacific coast. The large city of Vancouver and the US city of Seattle can be reached from Victoria in two to three hours. Known as the ‘Garden City,’ Victoria is an attractive metropolis famous for its high standard of living, British Victorian-style buildings and abundance of trails, parks and outdoor activities. The city has a large international student community and a thriving arts scene, which attracts thousands of visitors each year. It has a mild climate compared to the rest of Canada and is surrounded by beautiful beaches, great for surfing, kayaking and sunbathing. The Victoria region has an excellent public transport system that will take you throughout the area. Buses run frequently and are a great way to venture out of the downtown area and into the surrounding areas and suburbs. Victoria International airport lies 22km northwest of the city. Victoria is an exciting city which offers students the opportunity to participate in incredible natural experiences such as whale-watching, snowboarding and kayaking. For students looking to experience life in a small but lively city in Canada, the GV Victoria school is a fantastic choice.

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