English Language Learning and Acquisition (ELLA)

Study English at Douglas College, a leader in English as a Second Language (ESL) education for university and college students in Metro Vancouver. Permanent residents, Canadian citizens, and refugees do not pay tuition fees.

Program Highlights

You'll study ESL through our English Language Learning and Acquisition (ELLA) programs, where you'll enjoy: 

  • Studying at one of the largest public colleges in Canada.
  • Working together with international and domestic students.
  • Accessing all the services available to the Douglas College Community.
  • Learning in courses professionally designed by highly-qualified instructors.

Are you a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or refugee in Canada?

Are you interested in English language classes at Douglas College?

If you have a CLB 6, contact our departmental assistant for registration information at ella@douglascollege.ca or 604-527-5463.

ELLA Program Requirements

ELLA Immersion Programs

ELLA Program

International Students


Info Sessions

Check your eligibility

Canadian citizens, permanent residents and refugees contact our departmental assistant or attend a free info session.
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