Innovation and Success: About the Learning Languages Institute
The Learning Languages Institute (LLI) has been teaching English as a Second Language for over 20 years and is now one of the largest language schools in Ontario Canada.
With several campus buildings across London ON, with state-of-the-art classrooms and language labs, LLI has been recognized as one of the best learning environments in Canada.
We are very proud that LLI has been awarded the 2021 Consumer Choice Award as top Language School (London) for the 3rd year in a row. This award was voted for by international students, and the award confirms our school as an ESL and educational leader in London, Ontario Canada.
So, what makes our ESL language school so special, and the ideal choice for so many international students? Here are just a few reasons!
#1 Our teaching staff
Learning Languages Institute is very proud to have an elite teaching faculty with decades of experience of working with international students. Our staff members are TESOL/TESL Canada certified and have university/teacher college training. Friendly and open, our staff create a wonderful classroom environment where student can feel relaxed, supported and inspired. All our teaching faculty take great pride in delivering an unforgettable experience for all our students.
Unlike other language schools where students only study with one teacher for their course, at LLI students will have access to at least four different teachers in their particular level during every week of lessons. So as an LLI student, you can benefit from the combined experience and skills of top language teachers, whatever program you choose to study.
#2 Our curriculum and teaching methods
At LLI, we have devised a unique curriculum that enables our students to do more than just learn English. Our programs teach students both the skills and functions of the English language within thematically based units.
By using Mastery Learning as a teaching methodology for every student, LLI has been established as a leader in curriculum development and progressive programming.
The Mastery Learning methodology involves students learning in a small classroom setting, with the primary focus on language acquisition and usage. In this small, friendly and supportive learning environment, students become very involved and active. Our 20+ years of experience has shown this to be THE most effective way to learn English.
Our innovative curriculum is currently being recognized and used globally under our direction. We are constantly developing and refining our curriculum to meet the needs of every new intake of students who study with us, whatever their goals and aspirations.
#3 Our location
London ON is the tenth largest city in Canada, combining the energy and opportunities of a big city with the convenience and community spirit of a town. We are located in the heart of downtown London, close to public transportation, Parks and shopping. For more on why London is such a safe and special place to study, see our recent article.
#4 Our International Partners
From our base here in Canada, LLI has expanded internationally and now has partner schools in:
LLI is proud to have partnered with TVO and The Independent Learning Centre (ILC) to offer a high school program both in Canada and at our campus partner locations around the world. This collaboration with TVO ICL, Ontario’s largest online high school, leads students towards an OSSD Diploma.
#5 New Opportunities
LLI has many opportunities for students hoping to enter post-secondary studies including college and university, or the work force in Canada. We also offer business-level courses for those starting work, a medical preparation program and even a Diploma in Software Development and Technology Entrepreneurship. Students may also have opportunities to immigrate to Canada through various Canada Immigration initiatives.
Learn more about all our courses and programs here.
#6 Our partner universities
LLI has been recognized as a leader in University preparation across Canada. Our unique LLI curriculum prepares students for academic courses taught in English in all subject areas. Over the years, we have built strong relationships with colleges and universities across Canada, the United States and England.
Our Canadian university partners include:
- Western University – Huron University College
- Western University – Brescia University College
- Western University – King’s University College
- Trent University
- Acadia University
- Algoma University
- Wilfrid Laurier University
In addition, Learning Languages Institute has developed a unique curriculum that includes IELTS preparation. This score will allow them to apply to university and colleges across Canada and around the world.
Click for more details on our pathways to university program.
#7 Professional associations
Learning Languages Institute is a proud member of professional organizations including:
- Languages Canada
- TESL Canada
- Official Prometric testing centre for iBT TOEFL and CFA
- Official IELTS testing site
- National Association of Career Colleges
Learning Languages Institute is approved as a designated learning Institute (DLI) and private career college (PCC.)
#8 Our students!
A school is just a building without our wonderful students! We welcome students from more than 70 countries around the world, to come together and learn English in a friendly and supportive environment. We recognise that cultural diversity is a key factor in our students’ successes and ensure that every classroom has a mixture of cultural backgrounds and languages.
Our programs help them achieve their goals whether studying online or in person.
How to learn English with us
If you would like to study with the Learning Languages Institute, just click the button to apply now!
The Consumers Choice award winner as top language school in London ON for 2019, 2020 and 2021.