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Calgary

Calgary is safe, clean, modern and prosperous. It’s filled with exceptionally friendly people who know just how to make you feel welcome!

Top 5 things to see in Calgary

  • Banff National Park

    Banff National Park

  • Jasper National Park

    Jasper National Park

  • Calgary Stampede

    Calgary Stampede

  • Memorial Park

    Memorial Park

  • Canadian Rockies

    Canadian Rockies

The School

Our Calgary school is located in the main business district, in a ‘no pay’ train zone, which international students love. It is also close to Calgary Tower, the Calgary Central Library and a huge indoor shopping complex, a unique indoor tropical park, theatres, cinemas and restaurants.

Capacity
150
Classrooms
10
Lessons
45 minutes long
Student Computers
10
Students in class
Average 12 (max 15)

School Facilities

  • Student lounge
  • IT lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Student kitchen
  • Self study area
  • Multi-media classroom

ACCOMMODATION

Where you live is key to your happiness and academic success. Whether you prefer the independence of a student residence or the familiarity of homestay, our accommodation options are chosen to offer you the flexibility of choice and quality you deserve.

Homestay

One of our most popular accommodation options, homestay allows you to integrate into family life and practise your English language outside the classroom, over dinner and throughout the weekend with your welcoming hosts. This is a unique way to live and study at your chosen destination.

HOMESTAY

Residence - Hotel Alma

Our Calgary residence offers both single and double occupancy apartments. Located on the campus of the University of Calgary it has 24 hour security and easy access to campus facilities.  Ideally situated the residence benefits from all of the onsite facilities, shops, cafes, restaurants and conveniences the University of Calgary offers

RESIDENCE - HOTEL ALMA

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MEET OUR TEAM

All of our teachers hold teaching qualifications ranging from certificate to diploma level and are committed to continuous development and share our passion for learning with our students.

  • Esther Jones

    Academic Leader                                                      

    Hobbies: Drawing, reading, photography, & poetry.

    Fun fact: Found living in France more intimidating then living in S. Korea or Thailand.

    Favourite quote: “He wants them to learn to walk and must therefore take away His hand; and if only the will to walk is really there He is pleased even with their stumbles.” ~ C.S Lewis

    Places visited/lived: Canada, USA, Hawaii, Thailand, S. Korea, the UK, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Malaysia, & Singapore. 

  • Kristian Wykes

    Activities Coordinator                                           

    Hobbies: Traveling, learning language, photography, & yoga.

    Fun fact: I love dogs, I have two of my own Shetland Sheepdogs and was a dog foster parent in Rwanda.

    Favourite quote: “For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” ~ Nelson Mandela

    Places visited/lived: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; Kigali, Rwanda; Cape Town, South Africa; Calgary, Canada.

    Languages spoken: English & working proficiency in Portuguese.

  • Taran Chahil

    Student Services Manager                          

    Hobbies: Travelling & photography.

    Fun fact: I love doing gymnastics.

    Favourite quote: “As a snow flake, each day is unique in its way, each day had a new lesson in place.” ~ Unknown

    Places visited/lived: India, Mexico, Jamaica, Cambodia, China, England, Qatar, & the U.S.

    Languages spoken: English, Hindi, Punjabi, & Urdu.

  • Zoran Bjelanovic

    Centre Director                                                                      

 
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SOCIAL PROGRAMME

Speak English as much as possible - including at break time, lunch time, in the evening and at weekends! There are social activities arranged every week, an opportunity to make friends and practise your speaking skills.

  • THU

    26

    APR 2018

    17th avenue Shop and Eat

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    17th avenue Shop and Eat

    Time: 3:30 PM | Price: $0

    Meeting point: Stafford House

    Why go? Explore 17th Avenue, the shopping and dining hot spot in Calgary. Spend as much or as little $ as you like.

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    27

    APR 2018

    Comic Expo

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    Comic Expo

    Time: 12:45 PM | Price: $40

    Meeting point: Stafford House

    Why go? four-day pop-culture convention held in annually each spring hundreds of vendors and exhibitors. Featuring Jeff Goldblum- Jurassic Park

  • FRI

    27

    APR 2018

    Calgary Tower

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    Calgary Tower

    Time: 3:30 PM | Price: $18

    Meeting point: Stafford House

    Why go? See the city from above!

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    29

    APR 2018

    The Barrier Lake Hike

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    The Barrier Lake Hike

    Time: 9 AM | Price: $79

    Meeting point: Stafford House

    Why go? Only $79 for... ALL TRANSPORTATION GUIDED MOUNTAIN HIKE CANMORE AMAZING MOUNTAIN VIEWS ONE LIGHT MEAL GOPRO EDITED MOVIE FUN & FRIENDLY GUIDE

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    30

    APR 2018

    Mina- Social Activity

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    Mina- Social Activity

    Time: 3:30 PM | Price: Free

    Meeting point: Room 3

    Why go? Mina Social

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    01

    MAY 2018

    Taco Tuesday

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    Taco Tuesday

    Time: 3:30 PM | Price: $10?

    Meeting point: Room 1

    Why go? Discount Tacos and drinks at Blanco Cantina

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    MAY 2018

    Pub Wing Night

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    Pub Wing Night

    Time: 3:30 PM | Price: $9

    Meeting point: Room 1

    Why go? 29 Cent Chicken Wings with purchase of Beverage. Have a night out with friends. Passports are NECESSARY. Age 18+

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    04

    MAY 2018

    Brazilian Day

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    Brazilian Day

    Time: 12:30 PM | Price: Free

    Meeting point: Student Lounge

    Why go? Student led activities all about Brazil! Teach, Learn, Share, Eat.

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    05

    MAY 2018

    International Beer Fest

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    International Beer Fest

    Time: 3:30 PM | Price: $30

    Meeting point: Location

    Why go? Sample 500 different types of beer and see Teacher Graham at the event!

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    05

    MAY 2018

    The Big Lakes Tour

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    The Big Lakes Tour

    Time: 9 AM | Price: $99

    Meeting point: Stafford House

    Why go? Lunch, 3 lake tours, tour guide, transportation and go pro video included

  • WED

    09

    MAY 2018

    Comedy Night

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    Comedy Night

    Time: 6:30 PM | Price: $12

    Meeting point: Room 1

    Why go? Check out the Comedy Cave for some English humour practice

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    10

    MAY 2018

    Japanese Happy Hour

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    Japanese Happy Hour

    Time: 3:45 PM | Price: $15

    Meeting point: Room 3

    Why go? Discount Food and Drinks at Goro and Gun. Prices vary,

  • FRI

    11

    MAY 2018

    Karaoke Night

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    Karaoke Night

    Time: 7 PM | Price: Varies

    Meeting point: Stafford House

    Why go? More Details to come

  • FRI

    11

    MAY 2018

    Colombian Day

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    Colombian Day

    Time: 12:30 PM | Price: Free

    Meeting point: Student Lounge

    Why go? Learn, Share and Eat all things Colombian- Student led.

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    13

    MAY 2018

    Big Banff Tour

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    Big Banff Tour

    Time: 9 AM | Price: $99

    Meeting point: Stafford House

    Why go? Tunnel Mountain Hike, Banff Town explorer, beautiful views, lunch and transportation included with Go Pro Video.

  • TUE

    15

    MAY 2018

    Bowling at Chinook

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    Bowling at Chinook

    Time: 3:30 PM | Price: $12

    Meeting point: Stafford House

    Why go? Let's go bowling! Costs: Rental and shoes

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    16

    MAY 2018

    Esker Art Gallery

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    Esker Art Gallery

    Time: 3:30 PM | Price: Free

    Meeting point: Stafford House

    Why go? Check out some interesting art for free!

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    MAY 2018

    University of Calgary

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    University of Calgary

    Time: 3:30 PM | Price: Free

    Meeting point: Stafford House

    Why go? Explore the University of Calgary in better weather! Have a chance to ask admissions questions!

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    18

    MAY 2018

    Korea Day

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    Korea Day

    Time: 12:30 PM | Price: Free

    Meeting point: Student Lounge

    Why go? Taste and learn all about Korea!

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    23

    MAY 2018

    Coffee @ Philosafy

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    Coffee @ Philosafy

    Time: 3:30 PM | Price: $5

    Meeting point: Room 1

    Why go? Test out some of the best lattes in the city in this cool hipster hangout.

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Top 5 Nationalities

  • Mexican
  • Japanese
  • Brazilian
  • Korean
  • Taiwanese

MEET OUR STUDENTS

To browse our student stories, click on their profile image below to read detailed student profiles.

  • Anna

    Anna

    Viet Nam

    My name is Anna. I am from Vietnam. I am studying English because I want to live and work here. I like this school because the teachers are fun and sociable.

  • Claire

    Claire

    South Korea

    My name is Claire. I am from Korea and I was born in Seoul. I am studying English because I don’t speak English very well. This school is different because I have many friends here. I like to make friends.

  • Nguyen

    Nguyen

    Viet Nam

    My name is Nguyen. I came to Canada to learn English. I am learning English because I want to study engineering and find a job. I like this school because the teachers are very good. They are friendly and are always ready to help me. My English is improving every day. 

  • Sarah

    Sarah

    Viet Nam

    My name is Sarah. I am from Vietnam. I am studying English because my English is still very low. I want my English to be better before entering high school. I feel comfortable when I study here because the teachers teach very well. I have many people here who are the same as me; I don’t feel alone. 

 
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Our Courses

We have a range of programmes to suit all english levels. You can count on our experienced teachers to empower and guide you through your journey in English, they go the extra mile to immerse you in their language and culture.

Sample Timetables

The Essential programme consists of the Core Course in the morning.

Morning
TIME MON TUES WED THUR FRI
9.00 - 10.30 CORE COURSE
  BREAK
10.45-12.15 CORE COURSE

The Standard programme consists of the Core Course in the morning plus one module. There will be no classes on Friday afternoon

Students will be allocated one afternoon module class
TIME MON TUES WED THUR FRI
9.00 - 10.30 CORE COURSE
  BREAK
10.45-12.15 CORE COURSE
  LUNCH
13.00-14.00                                                        MODULE 1 FREE AFTERNOON

The Intensive programme consists of the Core Course in the morning plus two modules. There will be no classes on Friday afternoon

Students will be allocated two afternoon module classes
TIME MON TUES WED THUR FRI
9.00 - 10.30 CORE COURSE
  BREAK
10.45-12.15 CORE COURSE
  LUNCH
13.00-14.00                                                        MODULE 1 FREE AFTERNOON
                                                         BREAK
14.15-15.15                                                        MODULE 2

The Super Intensive programme consists of the Core Course in the morning plus three modules. There will be no classes on Friday afternoon

Students will be allocated three afternoon module classes
TIME MON TUES WED THUR FRI
9.00 - 10.30 CORE COURSE
  BREAK
10.45-12.15 CORE COURSE
  LUNCH
13.00-14.00                                                        MODULE 1 FREE AFTERNOON
                                                         BREAK
14.15-15.15                                                        MODULE 2
                                                         BREAK
15.30-16.30                                                        MODULE 3

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