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English as an Additional Language

Welcome newcomers!
Learn English speaking, listening, reading, and writing in our classes. 

We have free classes from Beginner to Advanced levels.
We have 1-1 tutoring, too.
Our students come from many countries, and range in age from 18 to over 90 years of age. 
We can help you to get a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) Placement Test from LENS so we know which class is best for you.
Our teachers can assess your listening, speaking, reading and writing. We are recognized by the Nova Scotia government and we can help you get the language certificate you need when you apply for Canadian citizenship, through PENS

This program is funded by the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration. 
The wait time for English classes is usually six weeks or less. 
English class activities during 1-1 tutoring and daytime/evening options
English class activities and 1-1 tutoring

Building sentences activities in an EAL literacy class

Become a VCLA Learner

Call us, email us or visit one of VCLA’s sites to become a VCLA learner

We will make an appointment with you to start the intake process.