ENGLISH +
LEARN TO SKI/SNOWBOARD

What are you doing this winter? How about combining English lessons with a ski or snowboard vacation in beautiful Whistler!
Build your own program where you can take English lessons at Tamwood in the morning and ski or snowboard in the afternoon daily from Monday to Friday, and on weekends. If you are a beginner, or want to improve your technique, our Campus Manager can advise you on the best lessons to buy once you get to Whistler. You’ll quickly learn new skills and make friends as you explore the mountains every day. Contact Tamwood for information on how to book and buy your ski/snowboard lessons and lift passes.

REASONS TO TAKE
THIS PROGRAM

Your level is between beginner to advanced
You want to improve your overall fluency
You want to ski and/or snowboard in Whistler

AVAILABLE IN

WHISTLER

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KEY
FACTS

LEVEL Beginner to Advanced*. Tamwood Level 2+
AVAILABLE Winter season
DURATION Minimum 1 week, no maximum
LESSON LENGTH 50 Minutes
CLASS SIZE Average 14, Maximum 18
AGE Minimum 16, no maximum
START DATE Every Week
EVALUATIONS Weekly
CERTIFICATE Awarded upon successful completion of studies
* Students will take a written and speaking test on their first day
for proper placement in classes

ENGLISH
COURSES

You have the option to study 15 or 20 lessons per week, the choice is yours

Core 20 (20 lessons per week)

Learn and practice all of the essential English skills and gain extra practice through our integrated English class called English for Real Life. Classes break for the afternoon so students can ski and/or snowboard every day, Monday to Friday.

Basic 15 (15 lessons per week)

Ideal for students who want to learn all the essential English language skills while have even more time to ski and/or snowboard, every day.

CLASSES

Essential English
Skills Class

Master the basics. In this class you will learn and practice all the skills you need to understand and communicate in English including listening, speaking, reading, writing, pronunciation, vocabulary, idioms and grammar.

You will also learn the common phrases and expressions that native speakers use.

Offered at levels 2-7.

English for Real Life Class
(Core 20 students only)

The more you practice, the more you learn!

You will solidify the skills learned in your morning classes through interactive activities such as conversations, discussions, debates and role play. The focus is on fluency and functional communication skills.

You will read about, listen to, research and write about interesting personal, local and social issues using TV, newspapers, the internet and other social media.

This class is fun, effective and very popular

GENERAL ENGLISH
WHISTLER

Our General English program will expand your world by helping you improve in all areas of English communication. You can choose between two options: Core 20 (20 lessons per week) and Basic 15 (15 lessons per week).

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FREE SERVICES TO HELP STUDENTS ACHIEVE THEIR LEARNING GOALS AT TAMWOOD

PERSONAL COACHING

If you study at Tamwood for more than 4 weeks, you can use our free personal coaching service. A teacher will work with you 1-on-1 to focus on your goals and help make a plan to achieve them through practice and exercises that you can do outside of class.

ENGLISH ACCELERATION WORKSHOPS

Every Friday afternoon you can participate in free interactive workshops designed to help you learn more quickly and improve your English knowledge and skills. Available in Toronto and Vancouver.

Workshop topics include:

  • Back to basics
  • Canadian Culture
  • Confusing Words
  • English Through Song
  • English Through TV
  • Fun with Vocabulary
  • Games
  • Grammar Fun
  • Power Speaking 1 & 2
  • Pronunciation Practice
  • Read and Discuss
  • What does that say

PRICES

Vancouver, Toronto and Whistler Fees and Dates

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THIS PROGRAM?

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