SOL Schools Vancouver - 2017/18 Information
322 Water Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Located in one of Vancouver’s most diverse and historic neighbourhoods, Sol Schools, Vancouver is an intimate and friendly school with a unique approach to language learning.
Founded in 1996, Sol Schools International group has three schools in Canada and one in the USA. Sol Schools, Vancouver is a small school with a big reputation.
It is located on the first floor of a newly refurbished heritage building in the heart of Canada’s third biggest city, just minutes from the world famous harbour. The school has 7, fully equipped classrooms and a capacity to teach 96 students.
Sol Schools, Vancouver offers a fantastic range of courses at all levels which include General English, Business English and exam preparation courses. Classes are taught in small groups of a maximum 12 students (average 8) and the school also has a language lab, library and computer room.
This friendly school also runs an extensive social program which includes quiz nights, basketball club and trips to nearby cities and attractions. Students are housed through the school’s Homestay programme or in hostels and hotels in the city.
Teachers at Sol Schools, Vancouver are professionally trained and highly motivated to deliver fun and informative lessons. All Sol Schools International teachers are committed to helping you learn the English language quickly and effectively.
The school’s curriculum focuses not on simply working through a text book but through different language ‘themes.’ There are 17 weekly themes which change three times per calendar year. Themes focus on different aspects of language learning using up-to-the-minute teaching materials and resources.
Students explore each theme with their teacher and are actively encouraged to debate each topic in English, both inside and outside the classroom. As well as themes, lessons focus on perfecting the key language skills of speaking, reading, writing, listening, grammar and vocabulary. Students are also able to choose from specially adapted elective options which start each Monday.
Students following intensive courses can choose from a variety of elective afternoon courses which cover all aspects of English language learning and specialised exam preparation courses. The school also offers private tuition in packages of 10 or 40 hours per week, where students can work with a teacher on an individual basis or in pairs to customise a general English course according to their needs.
-Semi-intensive: 20 lessons per week, all levels.
-Semi-intensive Plus: 25 lessons per week, including one afternoon elective course choice. All levels.
-Specialized Intensive: 30 lessons per week including two-afternoon elective course choices. All levels.
-One-to-One/Two-to-One: Private lesson packages for one or two students. All levels.
Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 3.20pm.
Lesson duration: 50 minutes
Course certificate: Sol Schools certificate on completion of the course.
- Free Internet
- Social Calendar
- Study Center
- Computer Room
- Self Study Room
- Student Lounge