Spring Vacation English

Sterling College students exploring Victoria on Spring Break

Enjoy Spring and Easter in beautiful Victoria!

Come see why Canadians love this small city so much. The capital of BC, Victoria is clean, safe and friendly, and is known for its vibrant old-world-meets-new-world charm. Sterling College is located in Victoria’s downtown, close to shopping, sightseeing and restaurants. Through classes, activities and homestay with a Canadian family, students improve their English while having fun!

Start Dates

Students can attend for 2-4 weeks between Mar 27 - Apr 21, 2017.

Weekly Schedule

JUNIORS (11-14 yrs) MONDAY TO FRIDAY OLDER TEENS (15+ yrs)
8:30am School opens 8:30am
9am - 11:30am
  • Phrasal verbs, idioms, slang
  • Listening skills, grammar and vocabulary for improved fluency
  • Conversational speaking practice
9am - 12pm
11:30am - 12:30am Lunch 12pm - 1pm
12:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Pronunciation practice
  • Pair, small group and class discussions
  • Fluency development
1pm - 3pm
3:00pm Activity (see Activities Calendar below) 3:15pm

Activities Calendar

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
March 27 28 29 30 31
1 BC Legislature and Government Street tour Laser tag Fisherman's Wharf and water taxis Vancouver daytrip Make a First Nation's deam catcher
April 3 4 5 6 7
2 Amazing race Dragon boat paddling Make Easter cookies Royal BC Museum and IMAX movie Canadian sports activity
10 11 12 13 14
3 Indoor rock climbing Petting Zoo at Beacon Hill Park Easter scavenger hunt Vancouver daytrip Good Friday
No classes
17 18 19 20 21
4 Easter Monday
No classes
Laser tag Victoria Bug Zoo Make a First Nation's dream catcher BC Legislature and Government Street tour

Included with registration

  • Free drink and snack in the lunch room each morning
  • Wireless internet access at school; use of the computer room at break time
  • Use of school facilities (e.g., foosball, air hockey and pool table, guitar, etc.)
  • Use of microwaves, fridges and other kitchen/lunchroom facilities
  • Placement test and orientation on the first day
  • Graduation certificates on the final day

Class features

  • 4.5 hours per day of English classes in our English For Teens program for 11–14 years; 5 hours per day in our Power English program for 15+ years
  • Extended Royal British Columbia Museum visit and IMAX documentary activity on April 6th
  • Native-speaker teachers with extensive qualifications and experience in teaching students of all ages and nationalities
  • Focus on Fluency: techniques and activities to make learning English fun!
  • Materials for classes
  • Maximum 14 students to a class

Activities included

  • Daily sport, social, cultural and sightseeing activities as in the calendar
  • Full day trip to Vancouver with activities on March 30th or April 6th
  • An experienced Canadian Activity Coordinator to lead Sterling College activities
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