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English Language Learning and Acquisition (ELLA)

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

Next Information Sessions:
Jan 29 Rm 2150 at Coquitlam Campus or
Jan 31st Rm N4219 at New West at 5:15pm.

Study English as a second language at Douglas College, a leader in ESL education for international university and college students in Metro Vancouver.

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 604-527-5463 or email

ELLA Admission Requirements
ELLA Immersion Programs
ELLA Douglas International
ELLA Academic Preparation
ELLA Faculty
ELLA New Program