Language courses for au pairs in Canada

Are you looking for a language school for au pairs in Canada? Find out more about a language course in Canada!


Information at a Glance

  • Every au pair has to have the opportunity to take language classes.
  • Au pairs have to pay for their classes.
  • The prices vary, depending on the language school.
  • You can choose from many language schools in Canada.


Learning a New Language in Canada

kanada aupairHave you picked Canada for your au pair stay? Congratulations!


A great adventure is waiting for you! Living with a Canadian host family and taking language classes at the same time will help you to improve your language skills in no time.


Canada has two official languages: in Quebec, the offcial language is French, while in the rest of Canada people speak English. Therefore, no matter where you are in Canada, you can choose to learn either French or English.


The students in the Canadian language schools are from all over the world, so you will have the opportunity to meet new people from many different countries.


Language Schools in Canada

You can practice your language skills in a Canadian language school through reading, writing, listening and pronunciation exercises. Many language schools offer not only language classes but also cultural and social activities, such as going to the theater, visiting museums, mountain bike tours, skiing or pub crawls. These activities are a lot of fun, and also great to practice the language. Taking language classes in Canada will help you improve your grammar, your pronunciation, and your vocabulary.


Where can you take language courses in Canada? Colleges, universities and other educational institutions offer language courses in Canada.


Language Courses in Canada

During your first class, you will take an initial exam to evaluate your language level. After this, you will be placed in a course that matches your level. There are usually around 15 students per class.


Course Length

The length of a course in Canada is usually between 1 to 3 months. If you want to take a course that lasts longer than 6 months, you need a special student permit. Also, you have to prove that your au pair job is your main occupation in Canada.


The Best Language Schools in Canada:

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  • University of Calgary
  • Mount Royal University
  • EC European Centre of English Language Studies


  • YMCA International Language School
  • Englisch Sprachreisen Weltweit
  • Ilsc Learn French at Ilsc-Montréal


  • Englisch Sprachreisen Weltweit
  • English School of Canada
  • University of Toronto (School of Continuing studies)


  • Englisch Sprachreisen Weltweit
  • ilsc Language Schools Canada


  • Edmonton English School
  • Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers


  • GEOS
  • IALC International Association of Language Centres



Do you know other language schools that are missing from this list? Contact us and tell us about your experience!



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