Ready to learn the English language?

Learn English in Canada at our two schools in Calgary, A.B. and Victoria, B.C.

What makes our English schools in Canada special?

Global Village is here to support you on your path to learning English language skills and spoken word mastery.

For over 25+ years, our Global Village English schools in Canada have been a trusted name for language students and study travelers and is a designated Learning Institution (DLI) authorized by the Government of Canada. GV has over 9 highly sought after awards and accreditations, including IALC and Languages Canada.

Whether you are looking for information about English courses, university preparation, accommodations, activities or study permits โ€“ we are here to help!

Want to hear from a real GV student?
Meet Manon, GV Alumni:

Manon joined us from Switzerland, worked hard, and with our support was able to complete her goals and is now a GV Alumni. Watch below as she talks about her experience at Global Village in Canada!

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Academic success in Canada starts at Global Village.

Global Village has established pathway partnerships with over 15 top-tier universities and colleges to provide students with a seamless transition into their desired post-secondary institution. Through these partnerships, students can achieve their academic goals and pursue their desired careers. By completing Global Villageโ€™s English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program, students meet the English language proficiency requirement for college and university admissions.

In addition, Global Village Pathway institutions accept IELTS test scores as proof of English proficiency, and students can prepare for these tests through GVโ€™s test preparation courses. This ensures that students are well-prepared for Canadian higher education and can confidently pursue their academic aspirations.

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Oh hi there Global Villagers! ๐Ÿ˜

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#UnforgettableMoments #LanguageLearning #FriendshipGoals #CalgaryAdventures #EnglishLanguageJourney #CanadianExperience #LanguageImmersion #DiscoverCalgary #LanguageAdventure #Studyenglish #Englishschool #English #Success #Happy #Smile #Fun #Goals #Amazing #Canada #Calgary #motivation #esl #studyabroad #success
๐Ÿฅณ Calgarian Nightlife: Where Fun and English Learning Collide!

๐Ÿค” Did you know that Calgary, AB offers an exceptional nightlife experience that's perfect for our English students? 

โœจ Here's why you shouldn't miss out:

1๏ธโƒฃ Diverse Cultural Scene: Calgary's nightlife is a melting pot of cultures. Dive into conversations with people from all over the world, perfect for practicing your English!

2๏ธโƒฃ Live Music Galore: Catch live performances at various venues - a great way to immerse yourself in English through music and make new friends!

3๏ธโƒฃ Friendly Locals: Calgarians are known for their warmth and friendliness. Strike up conversations with locals to improve your English skills while enjoying the nightlife.

4๏ธโƒฃ Themed Nights and Events: Many clubs and bars host themed nights and events. Participate, meet new people, and expand your English vocabulary.

5๏ธโƒฃ Foodie Paradise: Explore diverse cuisines at late-night eateries. Ordering in English is the perfect language exercise!

6๏ธโƒฃ Breathtaking Views: Calgary's skyline is stunning at night. Describe what you see in English to enhance your language proficiency.

๐ŸŒ™ Make sure you take some time off from hitting the books and experience some great Canadian nightlife while studying with us! ๐Ÿ

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๐Ÿ‘‰ GV Students and Alumni share your experiences and photos with us - use any of our hashtags!

#GlobalVillage #GVCalgary #GVProud

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๐Ÿ‘€ Mystery Unveiling Soon! ๐Ÿ”

๐Ÿค” Can you guess what our newest class will be? We're about to introduce something BIG and EXCITING at Global Village in the next couple of months.

โœ… Get ready to level up your English skills like never before!

Stay tuned for the big reveal and be the first to embark on this thrilling language learning journey. ๐Ÿš€โœจ Every other week we will release a bit more information until we release the full class information.

Leave your guesses in the comments below, and tag your friends to join the excitement! ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ‘‡ #GuessTheNewCourse #ComingSoon #GlobalVillageMystery

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โœจ Global Village has been a trusted English school for 15+ years and has a rigorous placement process to make sure that the best possible student/homestay host match happens. ๐Ÿ 
 
๐ŸŒŽ Students come from all over the world to stay with our top-notch host families who are experienced, welcoming, and fun!

โœ… GV Is expand our Homestay program which is now accepting applications for non-GV international students! 

๐Ÿ“ง Contact us at gvhomestay@gvenglish.com for more information about how to book homestay with GV.

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โš ๏ธ Calgary appreciation post! ๐Ÿ’–

๐Ÿค” What's your favourite thing about our beautiful City?

Let us know in the comments!

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โœจ Throw Back Thursday to this lovely group photo! โœจ

#GlobalVillage #GVCalgary #GlobalVillageProud
โœจ Congratulations! โœจ

๐Ÿคฉ Special shout-out to Andrea who  is graduating and Rodnei is staying for another month or more and preparing to graduate.

๐Ÿ’– We are so happy that you are with us - Andrea, you will be very missed!

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๐Ÿ‘‰ GV Alumni, share your accomplishments and adventures with us!
Inspire others and celebrate your success. Use any of our hashtags:
#GlobalVillage #GVVictoria #GVAlumni #GVProud

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โœจ Happy Monday, Global Villagers! โœจ

๐Ÿ’– Wishing everyone a great week in class, and don't forget to say Hi to our friendly team and instructors! 

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๐Ÿฅณ Did you know that Victoria has a very vibrant nightlife?
...You just need to know where to look! ๐Ÿ‘€

๐ŸŒŸ Victoria's island charm keeps the party going all night long, giving you a buzzing nightlife scene to explore.

๐Ÿ•บDive into an epic mix of entertainment like live shows, theater, opera, dance-offs, groovy tunes, blockbuster movies, and an epic lineup of over 100 annual festivals. ๐ŸŽ‰

Follow Victoria based entertainment pages such as:
@tourismvictoriabc
@stickywicket_yyj 
@capitalballrm

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โœจ Thank you, students, for making Global Village what it is!

Share your favorite memories with our hashtags:
#GlobalVillage #GVVictoria #GVProud

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โœ…Join us this week for fun, games and friends!
๐ŸŽฒBOARD GAME CAFE / Thursday September 21st / 3:45 / $8
๐ŸŽณBOWLING / Friday September 22nd / 1:30 / $15
๐Ÿ‘€ Mystery Unveiling Soon! ๐Ÿ”

๐Ÿค” Can you guess what our newest class will be? We're about to introduce something BIG and EXCITING at Global Village in the next couple of months.

โœ… Get ready to level up your English skills like never before!

Stay tuned for the big reveal and be the first to embark on this thrilling language learning journey. ๐Ÿš€โœจ Every other week we will release a bit more information until we release the full class information.

Leave your guesses in the comments below, and tag your friends to join the excitement! ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿ‘‡ #GuessTheNewCourse #ComingSoon #GlobalVillageMystery

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#EnglishLanguageSchool #CareerJourney #HigherEducation #PersonalGrowth #GlobalCitizen #DreamBig #TravelTheWorld #LanguageLearning #FutureGoals #studyenglish #Englishschool #English #Success #Happy #Smile #Fun #Goals #Amazing #Canada #Victoria #Graduation #Motivation #eslclass #GraduationDay #SuccessStories #StudyAbroad #languagelearning
โœจ Meet Juraj and Lenka from Slovenia! ๐Ÿค—

They came to use to improve their English but were not able to make a long time commitment - have a listen at how good they got in a very short time!

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โœ…Join us this week for the last chance for these outdoor activities this year!
๐Ÿ€BASKETBALL / Thursday September 14th /3:45 / FREE
๐Ÿšฃโ€KAYAKING /Friday September 15th/ 1:30 / $35
โœ…Join us this week for outdoor activities and fun in the sun!
๐ŸŒžDOWNTOWN TOUR / Thursday September 7th /3:45 / FREE
๐ŸฆšPOOL & PING PONG/ Friday August 11th / 2:00/ $8