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VanWest College Vancouver
Language: English

Canada| Vancouver
VanWest College Vancouver 4.8 (9)

 
Business       26 lessons/week        group classes

Linguaskill Business measures the ability of non-native speakers to communicate in English in everyday business environments. The course is an excellent choice for students who plan to use English for business or the workplace. Students receive pre-tests and the official test is offered at the college every 4 weeks.Linguaskill Business is a replacement of BULATS and is a reliable way of assessing the language ability of employees or trainees. VanWest College is the only official test provider in Canada.Cambridge English Test Assessment (part of Cambridge University)Quick Info Level: Pre-AdvancedLessons: 30 per weekLesson: 50 minutesStart Dates: Every MondayLength: 2+ weeksAge: 13+ years old Linguaskill Business – Advanced FOCUS            Linguaskill Business Advanced is a course which is designed to prepare students to challenge the Linguaskill Business test, which is an internationally recognized Business Language Test, designed and administrated by Cambridge University in England. As taught at VanWest College, the course exposes students to a wide variety of authentic Business English materials. Although the course maintains a strong focus on test-preparation, the course is highly suitable for any student who wants a deeper understanding and practice with modern Business English.The course includes reading and listening skills, writing practice for emails, letters and reports, models for up-to-date business language, grammar and vocabulary exercises to train students to avoid common mistakes, role plays of common business scenarios, and ample speaking practice, from solo presentations to group discussions.ELECTIVES Communication 103            Students practice listening and speaking activities and are exposed to grammar for speaking and vocabulary study. Students will develop their communicative competence through directed learning activities. In addition to improving listening and speaking skills, reading and writing are also reinforced through a wide variety of dictation techniques. Topics include provocative news items and problem-solving, which encourage classroom discussion, writing, and follow-up research activities. The dictations are a springboard for discussion in which students are encouraged to use the language they have just learned. Grammar 103            This course is designed for advanced students who wish to expand on their previous knowledge of English grammar and want to begin using more complex and sophisticated language structures. Students will learn and review grammatical features while focusing on some topics which model correct grammar usage. Language production centers on speaking and writing, which allows students to get the feedback they need from their teachers. Writing 103            This class helps students develop their ability to write effective paragraphs and essays in English. They will learn phrases and strategies needed to write articles and essays dealing with persuasion, problem-solution, compare-contrast, and cause-effect. They will also apply these skills to compose an essay that combines aspects of two or more essay styles. The focus of the course is the publishing information for others to see and hear. There are constant correction and feedback from instructors, who will model the writing structures which are taught.Critical Response 103            Students will explore one documentary per week. Video documentaries are a springboard to encourage critical thinking on non-sensitive issues, expand vocabulary, and increase listening and pronunciation skills at an advanced level culminating in a written response. Written responses will be completed in-class at the end of the week. Writing includes such critical skills as paraphrasing, summarizing, taking the opposite viewpoint, etc. The focus of this class is to develop critical thinking skills while reinforcing and developing speaking, listening, pronunciation, and vocabulary. Digital Communication 103            This course emphasizes natural, impromptu speech and will significantly improve speaking confidence in stressful English speaking situations. Students will practice and record unscripted weekly video journals on everyday high-interest topics. Through the use of activities using video and social media, student's pronunciation and fluency will improve while learning new vocabulary, idioms and daily expressions. Journals are uploaded weekly, and students will receive direct teacher and group feedback. Learners should bring their iPhone and be prepared to speak –speak – speak! English For Presentation (Public Speaking) 103 Do you worry about speaking in groups, meetings, or in front of an audience? You are not alone! This English for Presentation (Public Speaking) will be the perfect course for you!The ability to speak in meetings and the public is an essential advantage in today's competitive world. Don't let lack of confidence hold you back! English For Marketing & Sales 103 Take your sales and marketing skills to the next level! This course will look at several aspects of marketing and sales, including deciding and reaching your market. You will examine examples of successful campaigns, and listen to different perspectives on how to help your product or company rise above the rest. There will be plenty of time in class to practice your sales and marketing skills! English For Social Media 103 The world is connecting through social media, and it's essential to feel comfortable with how it works. Everybody is posting their experiences and thoughts on social mediathese days. Friends and employers of the future will be looking through your social media accounts, and what they see will give them an idea of who you are! Make sure they see your very best self. English For Engineering 103 Some topics will be covered, including learning language specific to civil, electrical and mechanical engineering. With your engineering background, you will benefit from the opportunity to discuss topics such as describing technical problems and suggesting solutions. You will also enhance your communication skills through ample opportunities to listen and speak in class.

Course: from $ 319,48 / week

Accomodation: from $ 196,04 / week

Course + Accomodation: from $ 515,52 / week

min 2 weeks

from $ 638,95

26 lessons/week

in the morning
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Language: English

Canada| Vancouver
VanWest College Vancouver 4.8 (9)

 
Exam Preparation       26 lessons/week        group classes

Whether it is to get a better job or enter university programs, the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) courses at VanWest prepare ambitious students for success. The courses will train you in all aspects of the IELTS test, improving your scores and building language proficiency. IELTS training and weekly practice tests will boost your confidence while developing the structures, functions and vocabulary to help you get the band score you need. Regular assessment and activities encourage you to identify what you have learned and where you need to improve. Why study at VanWest College?Real ResultVanWest will provide free ESL weeks if students did not reach the score Real ExperienceAM class – Students will focus each section and learn techniques from our IELTS expert teacherPM class – Students take pretest for individual section EVERY DAY Real SupportYou will have counselling with our academic coordinator and find the best college or university based on your dream!FREE Official IELTS exam if register in 2020!Guaranteed IELTS score conditions 12 weeks course unstopped95% of attendance85% of scores overallQuick Info Level: Intermediate and Advanced Campuses: Vancouver Lessons: 30 per weekLesson: 50 minutesStart Dates: Every MondayLength: 2+ weeksAge: 13+ years old  Highlights ·     Learn how to study strategically·     Learn new test-taking strategies and how to apply them·     Practice using authentic materials·     Reduce test anxiety by weekly pre-test·     Expert instructors whose systematic teaching methodologies maximize learningThe IELTS training and weekly practice tests will boost your confidence to develop the structures, functions, and vocabulary to help you get the band score you need. There are going to be regular assessments and activities that will encourage you to identify what you have learned and the areas you need to improve. The highlights of the exam preparation:Practice using authentic materialsLearn how to study strategicallyReduce test-anxiety through weekly pre-testsLearn new test-taking strategies and how you should apply themExpert instructors whose systematic teaching methods will maximize learning VanWest College promises the best results when it comes to the IELTS exam preparation in Vancouver and Kelowna. Best IELTS Preparation Classes in Vancouver VanWest College offers the best practice material and exam preparation for the IELTS course and enables students to prepare for the exams through their extensive programs. Our IELTS preparation classes focus on both the Academic and General IELTS tests that are going to be taken.Our instructors will use a vast set of resources that assist students in achieving their desired results. The instructors will guide students through essential strategies for every part of the IELTS exam (reading, listening, writing, and speaking). The classes will be centred around improving language skills and intensive test preparation that builds familiarity with the format of the test.By providing intermediate and advanced full-time IELTS classes, we give students of different language abilities the appropriate class environment to maximize their study time. Our expert instructors specialize in giving specific feedback and identifying aspects of every skill that students need to improve. IELTS 6.0 – Intermediate FOCUS This course is suitable for students who aim for an IELTS overview band score of 6.PREREQUISITELevel 6 (Online Placement Test)Completion of 8 weeks in VanWest level 5, with scores of at least 85% overallIELTS 4.5 and aboveTOEFL iBT 45 and aboveCLB 5 and above CEFR high B1 and aboveTOEIC 700 and above Cambridge English Scale 150 and aboveIELTS 7.5 - Advanced FOCUS This course is suitable for students who aim for an IELTS overview band score of 7.5.PREREQUISITE Level 7 (Online Placement Test) Completion of 8 weeks in VanWest level 6, with scores of at least 85% overall,  Completion of 12 weeks in VanWest IELTS 6.0, with scores of at least 80% IELTS bandwidth score of 6.0 or higher CLB 7 and above TOEFL iBT of 60 or above CEFR of high B2 or above TOEIC 800 and above    Cambridge English Scale 180 and above

Course: from $ 319,48 / week

Accomodation: from $ 196,04 / week

Course + Accomodation: from $ 515,52 / week

min 2 weeks

from $ 638,95

26 lessons/week

in the morning
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Language: English

Canada| Vancouver
VanWest College Vancouver 4.8 (9)

 
Business       21 lessons/week        group classes

This program provides students with an in-depth background in supply chain management (SCM). Building upon the students’ general baccalaureate academic experience, the program begins with a solid foundation in communications and business. It then goes on to deliver introductory courses in the 3 main areas of SCM: procurement, operations, and logistics. Throughout the program, the emphasis is placed on the inter-connective nature of SCM, the use of analytics to inform decision-making, and on acquiring knowledge and skills identified through industry consultation. Highlights • Supply Chain is one of the fastest-growing industries in Canada; the anticipated number of new and vacant positions in supply chain labour in Canada will be an additional 65,000 positions per year • Completing the program will transform students into someone with high-demand skills • Full student support for co-op work placement and career development • Supply Chain Management professionals occupy a range of influential positions across companies - procurement, operations, logistics, transportation & trade, consulting, senior management, and more Co-Op The Co-op is an integral component of this program that will provide students with an opportunity to integrate academic studies with related employment experience. Students will experience real-world business practices and return to the classroom with new perspectives gained from their employment. Students will be able to perform multifaceted business functions in occupational areas such as purchasing, operations, logistics and customer and information services, financial support and project coordination.Program length 128 Weeks Academy Study:  56 weeks (total of 1,190 hours) Co-op: 48 weeks (total of 900 hours) Scheduled Breaks: 24 Weeks Program sequence 16 Weeks Academic Semester (part-time work permission) 08 Weeks Scheduled Break (full-time work permission) 16 Weeks Academic Semester (part-time work permission) 08 Weeks Scheduled Break (full-time work permission) 24 Weeks Academic Semester (part-time work permission) 08 Weeks Scheduled Break (full-time work permission) 48 Weeks Co-Op (full-time work permission) w/ 2 weeks Capstone English Admission RequirementVanWest English Placement Test: Level 8, orCompletion of EAP 400 course with a final grade of 75% or above, orIELTS 6.0, orCambridge English: Advanced score of Grade C, orCambridge English: Business Higher score of Grade C, orCompletion of two years of full-time study in a high school or post-secondary program in English in an English-speaking country with an average completion grade of C+ or higherAcademic Admission Requirement Bachelor’s DegreeCourse Details BUS101 Cross-Cultural CommunicationBUS107 Business CorrespondenceBUS130 Excel for Business AnalyticsBUS114 Introduction to AccountingBUS103 Marketing EssentialsBUS123 MacroeconomicsSCM140 Procurement & Supply ManagementSCM150 Operations & Process ManagementBUS109 Workplace PreparationSCM160 Logistics in Supply Chain ManagementBUS105 Principles of Management BUS116 Project Management SCM191 Sustainability in Supply Chain Management BUS171 Human Resource Management & Supervision BUS118 Finance BUS132 Business Analytics BUS141 Negotiation BUS143 Contract Administration & Law SCM193 Risk in Supply Chain Management BUS117 Leadership Skills SCM192 Applied Supply Chain Strategy & Analysis

Course: from $ 112,88 / week

Accomodation: from $ 196,04 / week

Course + Accomodation: from $ 308,93 / week

min 128 weeks

from $ 14 449,08

21 lessons/week

in the afternoon
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Language: English

Canada| Vancouver
VanWest College Vancouver 4.8 (9)

 
Business       21 lessons/week        group classes

Linguaskill Business measures the ability of non-native speakers to communicate in English in everyday business environments. The course is an excellent choice for students who plan to use English for business or the workplace. Students receive pre-tests and the official test is offered at the college every 4 weeks.Linguaskill Business is a replacement of BULATS and is a reliable way of assessing the language ability of employees or trainees. VanWest College is the only official test provider in Canada.Cambridge English Test Assessment (part of Cambridge University)Quick Info Level: Pre-AdvancedLessons: 25 per week LinguaSkill Business (20 L)  + Marketing & Sales (5 L)Lesson: 50 minutesStart Dates: Every MondayLength: 2+ weeksAge: 13+ years oldStarting Dates: From July 5t 2021 (every week) Linguaskill Business – Advanced FOCUS            Linguaskill Business Advanced is a course which is designed to prepare students to challenge the Linguaskill Business test, which is an internationally recognized Business Language Test, designed and administrated by Cambridge University in England. As taught at VanWest College, the course exposes students to a wide variety of authentic Business English materials. Although the course maintains a strong focus on test-preparation, the course is highly suitable for any student who wants a deeper understanding and practice with modern Business English.The course includes reading and listening skills, writing practice for emails, letters and reports, models for up‐to‐date business language, grammar and vocabulary exercises to train students to avoid common mistakes, role plays of common business scenarios, and ample speaking practice, from solo presentations to group discussions.English For Marketing & Sales Take your sales and marketing skills to the next level! This course will look at several aspects of marketing and sales, including deciding and reaching your market. You will examine examples of successful campaigns, and listen to different perspectives on how to help your product or company rise above the rest. There will be plenty of time in class to practice your sales and marketing skills!

Course: from $ 297,69 / week

Accomodation: from $ 196,04 / week

Course + Accomodation: from $ 493,74 / week

min 2 weeks

from $ 595,39

21 lessons/week

in the morning
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Language: English

Canada| Vancouver
VanWest College Vancouver 4.8 (9)

 
Pre-university       20 lessons/week        group classes

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses will prepare students who want to achieve academic success in English-speaking universities. Courses cover a variety of relevant and interesting topics, both Canadian and international. As well, EAP will also provide a solid foundation of language skills for students preparing for high stakes official exams such as IELTS, CAE, and LinguaSkill. Quick Info ·     Levels: EAP 100 to EAP 400·     Lessons: 25 per week·     Lesson: 50 minutes·     Start Dates: Every Monday·     Length: 2+ weeks Highlights Develop a solid foundation of academic reading, writing, listening and speaking skills Develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills Communicate effectively and confidently in a natural way Deliver presentations and actively participate in class discussions Organize and complete contemporary projects and assignments Focus on time management and study skills for success Build confidence and feel more comfortable in class and the workplace EAP 100 - Pre-Intermediate           READINGApply strategies to read, comprehend, analyze, and respond critically to academic texts, including previewing using a variety of approaches, reading for main ideas and details, using footnotes and glosses, and recognizing different text types. WRITINGDemonstrate the use of writing strategies such as outlining, editing and revising, researching, and giving feedback to others to compose paragraphs and essays of different types. LISTENINGDemonstrate strategies for active listening, including listening to predict content, understand main ideas and details, and discern the structure of a listening. SPEAKINGParticipate effectively during group discussions, stating opinions, and leading a conversation. EAP 200 - Intermediate 2 READINGApply strategies to read, comprehend, analyze, and respond critically to a variety of different academic text types, including locating specific information through skimming and scanning, creating an outline to understand how a text is organized, previewing a text through a variety of strategies, and reading for main ideas and details to create a summary, chart, or graphic. WRITINGDemonstrate the use of writing strategies such as researching information, creating an outline, understanding the elements of different essay types, writing 5+ paragraph essays, and using editing and peer feedback strategies utilizing a rubric. LISTENINGDemonstrate strategies for active listening, including understanding main ideas and details, predicting the content and structure of listening, understanding the speaker’s idioms, tone, and intention. SPEAKINGDemonstrate strategies for active listening, including understanding main ideas and details, predicting the content and structure of listening, understanding the speaker’s idioms, tone, and intention. EAP 300 - Pre-Advanced FOCUS EAP 300 integrates the four primary skills of English with academic language. Using authentic materials, the course provides practical help in developing essential skills for academic study. EAP 400 – High-Advanced FOCUS            EAP 400 is an advanced English course designed to prepare students to attend university at an English-speaking institution. Upon completion of EAP 400, students may apply to VanWest partner universities without further language requirements. As well, students are well-prepared for post-secondary programs at VanWest College.ELECTIVES Communication 100            This low-beginner level course focuses on necessary oral communication skills and is designed for students who have little practice in spoken English. Students will practice essential, real-life communication functions (speaking and listening) through the use of themes and practical scenarios that allow participants to start learning and practicing basic English phrases used in everyday situations. Material is presented in audio and video format, and ample class time is given to students to practice what they have learned. Pronunciation 101            Individuals will study and practice the essential aspects of pronunciation. The first level focuses on sound production and correction. The students will learn to form and contrast vowel sounds such as /iy/ and /e/, and to distinguish the sounds of consonants such as /p/ and /b/ and /t/ and /d/.Upon successful completion of this course, the learner will be able to distinguish, form, and recognize the different English vowel and consonant sounds. Grammar 101            This class is an introduction to basic grammatical features that students need to understand to communicate effectively when writing and speaking. Students will learn and review morphological features while focusing on some topics that model correct grammar usage. Language production centers on speaking and writing, which allows students to get the feedback they need from their teachers. Writing 101            This class is an introduction to writing skills that you need to communicate effectively in English on familiar topics. You will learn grammar and phrases required to perform different functions such as writing basic sentences and paragraphs as well as writing paragraphs for description, opinion, and narration. The focus of the course is the publishing information for others to see and hear. There are constant correction and feedback from instructors, who will model the writing structures which are taught. Speaking 101            This class is an introduction to speaking skills that you need to communicate effectively in English for short discussions and presentations on familiar topics. You will learn grammar and phrases required to perform different functions such as making introductions, describing habits, and expressing preferences. The focus of the course is the reporting of information to others and is clearly understood, so this is not mainly a conversation class. There are constant correction and feedback from instructors, who will model the speaking structures which are taught. Listening 101            This class is an introduction to listening strategies that learners need to understand the message and communicate effectively in English on familiar topics. Students will learn essential phrases, vocabulary, and pronunciation needed to comprehend and respond to different functions such as describing present and past activities, making plans, evaluating situations, and expressing preferences. The focus of the course is the accurate reporting and use of information that has been heard. There are constant correction and feedback from instructors, who will model the speaking structures which are taught. Communication 101            This beginner-level course focuses on essential, real-life communication functions (speaking and listening) through the use of themes and practical scenarios that allow participants to continue learning and practicing basic English phrases used in everyday situations. Material is presented in audio and video format, and ample class time is given to students to practice what they have learned. Cultural aspects, such as non-verbal behaviour and cross-cultural communication, are also absorbed in context. Communication 102            This fast-paced, high-interest course continues to focus on essential, real-life communication functions (speaking and listening) through the use of themes and practical scenarios that allow participants to learn and practice useful English phrases used in everyday situations. Material is presented in audio and video format, and ample class time is given to students to practice what they have learned. Cultural aspects, such as non-verbal behaviour and cross-cultural communication, are also absorbed in context. Critical Response 102            The primary goal of Critical Response 102 is to develop a balance of speaking and critical thinking skills through the mediums of video and discussion. Students will learn new vocabulary associated with weekly themes, explore relevant topics that reflect on their lives, and examine varying world views and differences between cultures. Learners will build upon social skills to help shy students share their opinions with a group of trusted friends.Grammar 102            This is a class for intermediate students who need to continue developing the basic grammar they need to understand to communicate effectively when writing and speaking. Students will learn and review grammatical features while focusing on some topics which model correct grammar usage. Language production centers on speaking and writing, which allows students to get the feedback they need from their teachers. Writing 102            Reading & Writing 102 introduces students to the process of paragraph writing and teaches them how to generate, develop, and organize their ideas. Exercises include group and pair work as well as the relevant study of reading skills, grammar, punctuation, and capitalization, providing comprehensive practice in writing process and development. Speaking 102            This class builds on Speaking 101 and continues the speaking skills that you need to communicate effectively in English for short discussions and presentations on familiar topics. You will learn more complex grammar and phrases required to perform different functions such as making introductions, describing past experiences, and expressing certainty and regret. The focus of the course is the reporting of information to others and is clearly understood, so this is not mainly a conversation class. There are constant correction and feedback from instructors, who will model the speaking structures which are taught. Listening 102            This class continues to expand on listening strategies that learners need to understand the message and communicate effectively in English on familiar topics. Students will learn essential phrases, vocabulary, and pronunciation needed to comprehend and respond to different functions such as describing present and past activities, making plans, evaluating situations, and expressing preferences. The focus of the course is the accurate reporting and use of information that has been heard. There are constant correction and feedback from instructors, who will model the speaking structures which are taught.Vocabulary 102            Focus on Vocabulary 1: Bridging Vocabulary teaches mid-frequency vocabulary preparing students for the kinds of words found in novels, newspapers, films, and social and workplace settings. It focuses on a variety of subject areas, such as the mind, design, celebrity, and the environment. To help students reach a fuller understanding of the new vocabulary, they focus on word meanings, word families, and collocation. Students will learn definitions for new vocabulary and how to identify the parts of speech and the various forms. Synonyms and idioms will also be covered, as well as general grammatical knowledge in speech and writing. Linguaskill Business 102            Students will study modern business examples to see, understand, and use key business concepts and vocabulary in context. This class expands business knowledge and develops English skills for typical business tasks. The text is 'Business Benchmark,' a BULATS course from Cambridge University. Materials will also include current business news and weekly BULATS practice tests. Communication 103            Students practice listening and speaking activities and are exposed to grammar for speaking and vocabulary study. Students will develop their communicative competence through directed learning activities. In addition to improving listening and speaking skills, reading and writing are also reinforced through a wide variety of dictation techniques. Topics include provocative news items and problem-solving, which encourage classroom discussion, writing, and follow-up research activities. The dictations are a springboard for discussion in which students are encouraged to use the language they have just learned. Grammar 103            This course is designed for advanced students who wish to expand on their previous knowledge of English grammar and want to begin using more complex and sophisticated language structures. Students will learn and review grammatical features while focusing on some topics which model correct grammar usage. Language production centers on speaking and writing, which allows students to get the feedback they need from their teachers. Writing 103            This class helps students develop their ability to write effective paragraphs and essays in English. They will learn phrases and strategies needed to write articles and essays dealing with persuasion, problem-solution, compare-contrast, and cause-effect. They will also apply these skills to compose an essay that combines aspects of two or more essay styles. The focus of the course is the publishing information for others to see and hear. There are constant correction and feedback from instructors, who will model the writing structures which are taught.Critical Response 103            Students will explore one documentary per week. Video documentaries are a springboard to encourage critical thinking on non-sensitive issues, expand vocabulary, and increase listening and pronunciation skills at an advanced level culminating in a written response. Written responses will be completed in-class at the end of the week. Writing includes such critical skills as paraphrasing, summarizing, taking the opposite viewpoint, etc. The focus of this class is to develop critical thinking skills while reinforcing and developing speaking, listening, pronunciation, and vocabulary. Digital Communication 103            This course emphasizes natural, impromptu speech and will significantly improve speaking confidence in stressful English speaking situations. Students will practice and record unscripted weekly video journals on everyday high-interest topics. Through the use of activities using video and social media, student's pronunciation and fluency will improve while learning new vocabulary, idioms and daily expressions. Journals are uploaded weekly, and students will receive direct teacher and group feedback. Learners should bring their iPhone and be prepared to speak –speak – speak! English For Presentation (Public Speaking) 103 Do you worry about speaking in groups, meetings, or in front of an audience? You are not alone! This English for Presentation (Public Speaking) will be the perfect course for you!The ability to speak in meetings and the public is an essential advantage in today's competitive world. Don't let lack of confidence hold you back! English For Marketing & Sales 103 Take your sales and marketing skills to the next level! This course will look at several aspects of marketing and sales, including deciding and reaching your market. You will examine examples of successful campaigns, and listen to different perspectives on how to help your product or company rise above the rest. There will be plenty of time in class to practice your sales and marketing skills! English For Social Media 103 The world is connecting through social media, and it's essential to feel comfortable with how it works. Everybody is posting their experiences and thoughts on social mediathese days. Friends and employers of the future will be looking through your social media accounts, and what they see will give them an idea of who you are! Make sure they see your very best self. English For Engineering 103 Some topics will be covered, including learning language specific to civil, electrical and mechanical engineering. With your engineering background, you will benefit from the opportunity to discuss topics such as describing technical problems and suggesting solutions. You will also enhance your communication skills through ampleopportunities to listen and speak in class.

Course: from $ 297,69 / week

Accomodation: from $ 196,04 / week

Course + Accomodation: from $ 493,74 / week

min 2 weeks

from $ 595,39

20 lessons/week

in the morning
See course
Language: English

Canada| Vancouver
VanWest College Vancouver 4.8 (9)

 
Business       21 lessons/week        group classes

Linguaskill Business measures the ability of non-native speakers to communicate in English in everyday business environments. The course is an excellent choice for students who plan to use English for business or the workplace. Students receive pre-tests and the official test is offered at the college every 4 weeks.Linguaskill Business is a replacement of BULATS and is a reliable way of assessing the language ability of employees or trainees. VanWest College is the only official test provider in Canada.Cambridge English Test Assessment (part of Cambridge University)Quick Info Level: Pre-AdvancedLessons: 25 per weekLesson: 50 minutesStart Dates: Every MondayLength: 2+ weeksAge: 13+ years old Linguaskill Business – Advanced FOCUS            Linguaskill Business Advanced is a course which is designed to prepare students to challenge the Linguaskill Business test, which is an internationally recognized Business Language Test, designed and administrated by Cambridge University in England. As taught at VanWest College, the course exposes students to a wide variety of authentic Business English materials. Although the course maintains a strong focus on test-preparation, the course is highly suitable for any student who wants a deeper understanding and practice with modern Business English.The course includes reading and listening skills, writing practice for emails, letters and reports, models for up-to-date business language, grammar and vocabulary exercises to train students to avoid common mistakes, role plays of common business scenarios, and ample speaking practice, from solo presentations to group discussions.ELECTIVES Communication 103            Students practice listening and speaking activities and are exposed to grammar for speaking and vocabulary study. Students will develop their communicative competence through directed learning activities. In addition to improving listening and speaking skills, reading and writing are also reinforced through a wide variety of dictation techniques. Topics include provocative news items and problem-solving, which encourage classroom discussion, writing, and follow-up research activities. The dictations are a springboard for discussion in which students are encouraged to use the language they have just learned. Grammar 103            This course is designed for advanced students who wish to expand on their previous knowledge of English grammar and want to begin using more complex and sophisticated language structures. Students will learn and review grammatical features while focusing on some topics which model correct grammar usage. Language production centers on speaking and writing, which allows students to get the feedback they need from their teachers. Writing 103            This class helps students develop their ability to write effective paragraphs and essays in English. They will learn phrases and strategies needed to write articles and essays dealing with persuasion, problem-solution, compare-contrast, and cause-effect. They will also apply these skills to compose an essay that combines aspects of two or more essay styles. The focus of the course is the publishing information for others to see and hear. There are constant correction and feedback from instructors, who will model the writing structures which are taught.Critical Response 103            Students will explore one documentary per week. Video documentaries are a springboard to encourage critical thinking on non-sensitive issues, expand vocabulary, and increase listening and pronunciation skills at an advanced level culminating in a written response. Written responses will be completed in-class at the end of the week. Writing includes such critical skills as paraphrasing, summarizing, taking the opposite viewpoint, etc. The focus of this class is to develop critical thinking skills while reinforcing and developing speaking, listening, pronunciation, and vocabulary. Digital Communication 103            This course emphasizes natural, impromptu speech and will significantly improve speaking confidence in stressful English speaking situations. Students will practice and record unscripted weekly video journals on everyday high-interest topics. Through the use of activities using video and social media, student's pronunciation and fluency will improve while learning new vocabulary, idioms and daily expressions. Journals are uploaded weekly, and students will receive direct teacher and group feedback. Learners should bring their iPhone and be prepared to speak –speak – speak! English For Presentation (Public Speaking) 103 Do you worry about speaking in groups, meetings, or in front of an audience? You are not alone! This English for Presentation (Public Speaking) will be the perfect course for you!The ability to speak in meetings and the public is an essential advantage in today's competitive world. Don't let lack of confidence hold you back! English For Marketing & Sales 103 Take your sales and marketing skills to the next level! This course will look at several aspects of marketing and sales, including deciding and reaching your market. You will examine examples of successful campaigns, and listen to different perspectives on how to help your product or company rise above the rest. There will be plenty of time in class to practice your sales and marketing skills! English For Social Media 103 The world is connecting through social media, and it's essential to feel comfortable with how it works. Everybody is posting their experiences and thoughts on social mediathese days. Friends and employers of the future will be looking through your social media accounts, and what they see will give them an idea of who you are! Make sure they see your very best self. English For Engineering 103 Some topics will be covered, including learning language specific to civil, electrical and mechanical engineering. With your engineering background, you will benefit from the opportunity to discuss topics such as describing technical problems and suggesting solutions. You will also enhance your communication skills through ampleopportunities to listen and speak in class.

Course: from $ 297,69 / week

Accomodation: from $ 196,04 / week

Course + Accomodation: from $ 493,74 / week

min 2 weeks

from $ 595,39

21 lessons/week

in the morning
See course
Language: English

Canada| Vancouver
VanWest College Vancouver 4.8 (9)

 
General language       30 lessons/week        group classes

This English language course from VanWest Vancouver is based on an integrated skill curriculum, morning classes will teach you specific strategies to improve your English language. This English language course will build students’ understanding of the basic grammar, vocabulary, and functions of the English language. This course allows taking 2 extra lessons daily than a standard General English Course.

Course: from $ 319,48 / week

Accomodation: from $ 196,04 / week

Course + Accomodation: from $ 515,52 / week

min 2 weeks

from $ 638,95

30 lessons/week

in the morning
See course
Language: English

Canada| Vancouver
VanWest College Vancouver 4.8 (9)

 
Business       21 lessons/week        group classes

The program will provide students with practical skills and strategies as well as the specialized knowledge required to be effective leaders and managers. Students will acquire a well-rounded set of essential skills necessary to guide businesses towards meeting their strategic goals. With a focus on real-world business applications of key management concepts, students will develop broad skill sets that may be applied to management, marketing, accounting, communication, and leadership.Highlights Business projects and real-life workplace simulations provide the practice of critical skills required in today's workplace. Provides students with the familiarity of current opportunities in the job market and teaches. techniques to secure relevant employment. Provides students with an essential business foundation and leadership skills. Full co-op job placement and career development support. Co-op The Co-op is an integral component of the Business Management Co-op Diploma program as it will provide students with an opportunity to integrate academic studies with related employment experience. Students will experience real-world business practices and return to the classroom with new perspectives gained from their employment. A distinctive feature of the Business Management program is the wide variety of co-op job placements available to graduates. They will apply interpersonal and other core skills used by supervisors.Program length 72 Weeks Academy Study:  32 weeks (total of 630 hours) Co-op: 24 weeks (total of 450 hours) Scheduled Breaks: 16 Weeks Program sequence 16 Weeks Academic Semester (part-time work permission) 08 Weeks Scheduled Break (full-time work permission) 16 Weeks Academic Semester (part-time work permission) 08 Weeks Scheduled Break (full-time work permission) 24 Weeks Co-Op (full-time work permission) w/ 2 weeks Capstone English Admission Requirement IELTS 5.5 or Completion of VanWest Level 7 or EAP 300 with a final grade of 75% or above or VanWest English Placement Test: Level 8 Academic Admission Requirement High School Diploma (Grade 12) or General Education Development (GED) or Mature student status: Mature students are those who have been out of full-time formal education for at least four years but can demonstrate high academic potential through a range of achievements and life experiences beyond academics. Course Details BUS 101 Cross-Cultural Communication BUS 107 Business Correspondence BUS 109 Workplace Preparation BUS 102 Interpersonal Skills for the Workplace BUS 103 Marketing Essentials BUS 105 Principles of Management BUS 113 Co-op Placement BUS 104 Organization Behavior BUS 114 Introduction to Accounting BUS 115 Social Media Marketing BUS 116 Project Management BUS 117 Leadership Skills BUS 111 Capstone

Course: from $ 136,14 / week

Accomodation: from $ 196,04 / week

Course + Accomodation: from $ 332,18 / week

min 72 weeks

from $ 9 802,14

21 lessons/week

in the afternoon
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Language: English

Canada| Vancouver
VanWest College Vancouver 4.8 (9)

 
Business       21 lessons/week        group classes

Linguaskill Business measures the ability of non-native speakers to communicate in English in everyday business environments. The course is an excellent choice for students who plan to use English for business or the workplace. Students receive pre-tests and the official test is offered at the college every 4 weeks.Linguaskill Business is a replacement of BULATS and is a reliable way of assessing the language ability of employees or trainees. VanWest College is the only official test provider in Canada.Cambridge English Test Assessment (part of Cambridge University)Quick Info Level: Pre-AdvancedLessons: 25 per week LinguaSkill Business (20 L)  + Social Media (5 L)Lesson: 50 minutesStart Dates: Every MondayLength: 2+ weeksAge: 13+ years oldStarting Dates: From July 5t 2021 (every week) Linguaskill Business – Advanced FOCUS            Linguaskill Business Advanced is a course which is designed to prepare students to challenge the Linguaskill Business test, which is an internationally recognized Business Language Test, designed and administrated by Cambridge University in England. As taught at VanWest College, the course exposes students to a wide variety of authentic Business English materials. Although the course maintains a strong focus on test-preparation, the course is highly suitable for any student who wants a deeper understanding and practice with modern Business English.The course includes reading and listening skills, writing practice for emails, letters and reports, models for up‐to‐date business language, grammar and vocabulary exercises to train students to avoid common mistakes, role plays of common business scenarios, and ample speaking practice, from solo presentations to group discussions.English For Social Media The world is connecting through social media, and it's essential to feel comfortable with how it works. Everybody is posting their experiences and thoughts on social media

Course: from $ 297,69 / week

Accomodation: from $ 196,04 / week

Course + Accomodation: from $ 493,74 / week

min 2 weeks

from $ 595,39

21 lessons/week

in the morning
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Language: English

Canada| Vancouver
VanWest College Vancouver 4.8 (9)

 
Business       21 lessons/week        group classes

This program provides students with a foundational background in supply chain management (SCM). Building upon the students’ general baccalaureate academic experience, the program begins with a solid foundation in communications and business. The program then goes on to deliver introductory courses in the 3 main areas of SCM: procurement, operations and logistics; before students embark on their first Co-op work term. Throughout the program, the emphasis is placed on the inter-connective nature of SCM, the use of analytics to inform decision-making, and on acquiring knowledge and skills identified through industry consultation.Highlights • Supply Chain is one of the fastest-growing industries in Canada; the anticipated number of new and vacant positions in supply chain labour in Canada will be an additional 65,000 positions per year • Completing the program will transform students into someone with high-demand skills • Full student support for co-op work placement and career development • Supply Chain Management professionals occupy a range of influential positions across companies - procurement, operations, logistics, transportation & trade, consulting, senior management, and more Co-Op The Co-op is an integral component of this program that is designed not only to provide a period of productive employment in the Canadian workplace, but also enables students to apply classroom theory and skills to that employment. Students will experience real-world business practices and return to the classroom with new perspectives gained from their employment. Students will be able to perform multifaceted business functions in occupational areas such as purchasing, operations, logistics and customer and information services, financial support and project coordination.Program length 72 Weeks Academy Study:  32 weeks (total of 686 hours) Co-op: 24 weeks (total of 450 hours) Scheduled Breaks: 16 Weeks Program sequence 16 Weeks Academic Semester (part-time work permission) 08 Weeks Scheduled Break (full-time work permission) 16 Weeks Academic Semester (part-time work permission) 08 Weeks Scheduled Break (full-time work permission) 24 Weeks Co-Op (full-time work permission) w/ 2 weeks Capstone English Admission Requirement VanWest English Placement Test: Level 8, orCompletion of EAP 400 course with a final grade of 75% or above, orIELTS 6.0, orCambridge English: Advanced score of Grade C, orCambridge English: Business Higher score of Grade C, orCompletion of two years of full-time study in a high school or post-secondary program in English in an English-speaking country with an average completion grade of C+ or higherAcademic Admission Requirement Bachelor’s DegreeCourse Details BUS101 Cross-Cultural CommunicationBUS107 Business CorrespondenceBUS130 Excel for Business AnalyticsBUS114 Introduction to AccountingBUS103 Marketing EssentialsBUS123 MacroeconomicsSCM140 Procurement & Supply ManagementSCM150 Operations & Process ManagementBUS109 Workplace PreparationSCM160 Logistics in Supply Chain ManagementBUS105 Principles of ManagementBUS116 Project Management

Course: from $ 136,14 / week

Accomodation: from $ 196,04 / week

Course + Accomodation: from $ 332,18 / week

min 72 weeks

from $ 9 802,14

21 lessons/week

in the afternoon
See course