Our Canadian language school offers 7 levels of ESL, from beginner to pre-university preparation. We also offer specialist programs such as our Medical Preparation program. Learn more at our full-time ESL program page.
To apply, you first complete our online application form. You can find this on the Apply Now tab on each individual program page. Once we have received your information, we will send you a Letter of Acceptance and Invoice by e-mail. You will need these documents to show to Canadian Immigration when applying for your Immigration documents.
Once we have received your application to study in person here at LLI, we will send you a Letter of Acceptance and Invoice by email. You will need these documents to show to Canadian Immigration when applying for your Immigration documents.
LLI accepts new students on the first Monday of each month for ESL programs. Other LLI programs offer a range of start dates. All start dates are listed under the “Dates” tab on the individual program page.
If your application for a Student Permit is denied, the tuition fees are completely refundable. However, our administration fee of CAN$150.00 is a non-refundable fee. To obtain a refund, you must send your original letter of acceptance and the letter from Immigration stating that your application was denied. Once we have received these documents, your refund will be issued in the same manner the fees were paid in.
London, Ontario (not London, England) is in South-Western Ontario. The city is located approximately 180 km south-west of Toronto, Ontario and 200 km south-west of Niagara Falls. Three of the Great Lakes (Lake Erie, Lake Huron, and Lake Ontario) are each within a two-hour drive from London. The City of London is also within a one-hour drive to the U.S.A. border.
During the Winter months (November – February), the climate is cold with an average temperature of -6°C. The weather months are marked with an ample amount of snow, which is perfect for down-hill and cross-country skiing as well as outdoor ice-skating.
The Spring (March-May) is typically marked with mild weather, and an average temperature of 10-18°C.
The Summer months (June-August) are generally quite warm (20-30°C) with very little rain. London is approximately a 45-minute drive from two beaches; Port Stanley on Lake Erie and Grand Bend on Lake Huron, which are two popular destinations on the summer weekends.
Autumn (September-October) weather is similar in temperature to the Spring months. It is the most beautiful seasons in Ontario. The leaves on our renowned Maple trees change colour in these months from green to bright orange and red.
London has many events and attractions for entertainment and education throughout the year including theater, restaurants, and festivals during the summer months. For more details on the various attractions in the city, please visit the City of London homepage and Your London Calling Website.
As a student, you are responsible for obtaining medical insurance during your stay in Canada. The insurance may be obtained from your home country (don’t forget to bring proof of your medical insurance when you arrive). However, most students choose to apply for medical coverage when they arrive in Canada. The cost of medical insurance is approximately CAN$60.00 per month. Alternatively, LLI can arrange insurance via Guard.me if required.
Learning Languages Institute attempts to maintain a very diverse student population. Our students (past and present) have come from the following countries: Mexico, Japan, Colombia, Thailand, China, Brazil, Korea, Taiwan, Canada (Quebec), and several areas in the Middle East.
When you arrive, you will be required to complete the LLI Placement Test. From the results of this assessment test, we can determine your level of English and place you in the appropriate class with other students that have similar abilities.
LLI offers homestay accommodation with local families. For more details, see our Homestay page.
Since 1998, the Learning Languages Institute has been helping international students learn English and reach their goals of studying and working in Canada. London Language Institute operating as Learning Languages Institue.