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Located in the heart of one of Canada's most vibrant cities, Global Village Calgary is known for its great staff, the international community of its student body, and its stunning English school.
Located in the heart of one of Canada's most vibrant cities, Global Village Calgary is known for its great staff, the international community of its student body, and its stunning English school. School offers English classes in General ESL at eight levels and English courses in Business English, TESOL, and Cambridge First Certificate.
Global Village Calgary is located in a beautiful location in downtown Calgary. It is surrounded by modern architecture and public art. Across the street from the English school is the park with the iconic ‘Learning Statues’. On the same block is ‘The Bow’ which received the award for “Best New Building in the Americas” in 2013.
Global Village Calgary's facilities:
- 24 classrooms with exterior windows;
- web-enabled classrooms (31 stations in total);
- smartboard classroom;
- free internet access and wireless network;
- student lounge and games table;
- vending machines and cable TV;
- musical instruments and sound system;
- the IELTS Centre is an integral part of the English school.
The General English course syllabus is 20, 25 or 30 lessons per week. The focus across all the levels is on communicative language skills. Face-to-face real-time contact in small classes ensures full immersion in the language with plenty of еngaging dialogue, practice, and correction by the teacher. The morning Interactive Communication Session focuses on using proper structure grammar while speaking and writing, as well as appropriate and functional language in given scenarios. The afternoon electives (for courses with an intensity of 25 or 30 lessons per week) hone in on particular skills needing improvement, whether it's in pronunciation, vocabulary, writing, listening etc. With this course, you can quickly speak English and use the language in everyday communication situations.
You may know that GV Calgary was a pioneer in bringing IELTS to Calgary with the first IELTS test center in Calgary - opening in 2005 but did you know that GV Calgary is also a leader in IELTS test preparation classes?
GV Calgary consistently offers 3 full-time levels of IELTS with 4 or 5 classes each month. Having IELTS professionals teaching the classes, their experience and familiarity with the test are second to none. Each year hundreds of students place their trust in our program to prepare them for the IELTS test. There have been incredible success stories and results from tests which are truly life-changing.
In 2015, GV Calgary welcomed students from more than 90 countries! Many of these students studied at GV Calgary after hearing about our excellent preparation classes for IELTS. These students have then gone on to study in universities/colleges in Canada, receive their needed score for immigration or complete the last stage in becoming doctors, nurses, engineers and many other professional positions in Canada.
Whether your need is to take IELTS for your career or to better prepare you for your life in Canada, GV Calgary is ready to help you meet your IELTS and Academic goals!
Exam and Processing Fee $310
The Business English course syllabus is 20, 25 or 30 lessons per week. Business English lessons simulate realistic business situations such as presentations, meetings, and negotiations so you can get all the practice you need. Students receive attention from the teacher to work on all the language skill areas - speaking, listening, writing, reading with a business focus on a range of topics. You will interact with other students from around the globe, delivering your opinions spontaneously and negotiating solutions confidently. You will also receive coaching on common means of communication, such as face-to-face meetings, PowerPoint presentations, sales pitches, telephone and video conferencing, etc. Minimum level: B2.
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North-West Travellers Building 515 1st Street SE, Suite 200 Calgary, AB T2G 2G6 Canada, CalgaryAB T2G 2G6
5 out of 5
The school offered a lot of after-class activities, many of which were incredibly interesting. I had a chance to participate in a couple of them. The school impressed me favorably. The teachers, as well as the course, were great. I managed to improve my level of English a bit as I came only for 3 weRead more
Everything was so great, Canada is a wonderful country. We’ve visited not only GV Calgary but also GV Vancouver. In both cities the schools are situated so conveniently that it’s easy to go there by any kind of transport. The schools are conveniently equipped, everything is really nice. GV is a wellRead more
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