We are a great place to learn English.
When you study English at Bow Valley College, you join a community of people from around the world. As Calgary's largest English language learning provider, we are a recognized leader in English language learning.
Our programs help you develop the language and intercultural skills that you need to achieve your career and education goals in Canada.
Learners choose Bow Valley College because of our well-respected reputation, welcoming community, and our highly qualified instructors.
Learn more about our English Language Learning Programs.
We share our expertise through research and innovation.
Applied research is at the heart of what we do. We carry out innovative projects to support inclusive and diverse teaching and learning communities. Explore these recent projects to learn more:
eLearning Toolkit: Supporting English Language Learning Online
An online resource to increase ELL instructors' expertise in planning, facilitating, and evaluating online language learning with a focus on ways to promote accessibility, enhance communication, and foster engagement.
Pilot Project: Open Educational Resources in the ELL Classroom
This project focused on how English language learning instructors used the OER In the Workplace: An Intermediate Integrated Skills Textbook in the classroom.
Learn more about our Applied Research Projects.
The following blog post was written by Jennifer Caswell, Community Liaison Officer at the Centre for Excellence in Immigrant and Intercultural Advancement.Read more...
The following blog post was written by Jennifer Acevedo, a faculty member at the Centre for Excellence in Immigrant and Intercultural Advancement.Read more...
The following blog post was written by Anita Withers, a faculty member with the Centre for Excellence in Immigrant and Intercultural Advancement.
Welcome to the International ELL Program at Bow Valley College. Here are some essential facts about our program.Read more...
The following blog post was written by Dara MacKay. Ths is the first blog in a series that explores the psychology of the introvert/extrovert in the ELL classroom.Read more...