LINC classes also introduce students to Canadian culture and services in the community. In LINC class, you will learn English to help you talk to store clerks, doctors, schoolteachers etc. You will learn about Canada’s political system, laws, health care, employment and many other topics.
Notice: Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all Vancouver Formosa Academy LINC classes are being held online until further notice.
Newcomers preferring LINC classes in a French-speaking setting should contact College Educacentre at 1-800-747-4825. (Surrey and Vancouver locations)
Our LINC Schedule is:
Morning: Monday to Friday -9:00 am-12:00 noon- LINC Levels 2,3,4,5,6,7
Evening: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday-6:30-9:30 pm-LINC Levels 2,3,4,5,6
You must be a newcomer to Canada, 17 years old or older, and approved for permanent residence.
If you want to take LINC classes, you must take an English test at the Western ESL Services Language Assessment Centre. The address is below. You can make an appointment by calling 604-876-5756.
Western ESL Services
LINC Assessment and Referral Centre
#208 – 2525 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC V5N 4C1
Tel (604) 876-5756
Fax (604) 876-0134
You will get a letter. The letter will say what day and time you should go for the assessment. The assessment centre will tell you what documents to bring with you.
Apply only when you can go to school. Do not apply when you are going to travel, going to the hospital or starting a new job. The assessment results are valid for up to one year. If you have not started classes within this time, you may have to take the test again.
You must have this test before you can go to LINC classes. After this test, the assessment office will decide your level. You cannot choose your level yourself.
You can register at our school on Monday to Friday from 8:30-1:00 and 2:00-4:30. Classes start on Mondays. You may have to wait to start if the class is full. Please call 604-436-2332 with questions.