Language School Lunenburg

Learn English while looking out over the port and the port promenade!
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    LIVE in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Canada’s most beautiful towns. This seaside hamlet is a welcoming and safe community into which you will be fully immersed.

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    LEARN with our highly trained and vibrant English-language teaching professionals. We offer small classes and English Language Programs suitable for all language learners.

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    PLAY and enjoy lots of fun, seasonal activities through our Social Program and practice your English while you explore Nova Scotia’s natural beauty, picturesque communities, and vibrant capital city.

Study English in Lunenburg

Welcome to the South Shore of Nova Scotia, one of the most scenic areas of the Canadian landscape! With a fascinating seafaring history, an ideal climate in all four seasons, countless natural wonders, unlimited recreational opportunities, and friendly people, it’s a cultural must-see. Nestled on its shores is the beautiful town of Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the home of our campus. Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada is safe, welcoming, and easy to traverse. Most amenities are accessible on foot or by a leisurely bike ride.

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Study English in Lunenburg

  • General Language

    Gain fluency and confidence in English and 21st Century Skills while you build the transferable skills you'll need to thrive in our increasingly connected world.

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  • Business English

    Business English is aimed at students who want to add a more specific focus to their language learning. If you already know you need English for a professional environment, or are thinking about entering into an international workplace, taking this Eurocentres course will give you the edge that you need in the 21st century business world.

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  • English for Beginners

    English for Beginners at Eurocentres is a supportive, structured course that accommodates learners who have had very little exposure to English. Surrounded by other students at the same level as you, this course gives you the opportunity to build confidence and get to grips with the basics, step-by-step.

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  • Language Semester/Year

    For bookings of 22 weeks or more, you can choose to change your school, course, or destination every 12 weeks. This provides flexibility and diverse international experiences, as well as prolonged exposure to the language of your studies.
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  • IELTS

    The IELTS exam has a very specific format with in-depth instructions and a complex scoring system. For students to achieve a high score in IELTS, it is vital that they not only have good language skills, but that they also understand the exam they will be taking.
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95% of our students find a job within 3 months

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The teachers and staff don’t just help you because it is their job. I felt like I was in a family, every break, every week, every weekend and all the times we went on a trip together. Eurocentres is more than just a school.

Erich K. K. Guerra, Brasil

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I think I will never forget the countless experiences that I have had in the school and with friends I made. Eurocentres is definitely a great school because of its personalised education and focus on every student’s needs. 

Michelle Larios, Colombia

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The best way to learn English: small classes, focus on IELTS and FCE exams, good teachers.

Luisa Gazzano, Italy

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Eurocentres has been amazing. You learn the language in a dynamic way while you meet people from all around the world. The teachers are very good and helpful. I would definitely recommend Eurocentres, you will have a once in a lifetime experience.

Mateo Monsalve, Ecuador

About the school

The Atlantic Canada Eurocentres Language School is in the centre of Lunenburg. Here, the modern facilities of the school contrast with the historical houses. Learn English while looking out over the port and the port promenade: improve your general language skills, take a course in business English or prepare for the IELTS.

The language certificate opens doors to English-speaking degree courses and international jobs. You also can participate in a cultural language programme in Lunenburg.

This way, you can immerse yourself completely in the Canadian culture: visit exhibitions, read Canada’s literary works, and find out more about the history of the country. Where else could you get a better cultural programme than in richly traditional Lunenburg?

  • Air conditioning
  • Computer room
  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Learning centre
  • Library
  • Student lounge
  • Wheelchair Accessible

City Sights

The whole of Lunenburg is a sight to see in itself, which is why the town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. In addition to a walk through the heart of the town past colourful wooden buildings and imposing shipping villas, the harbour is well worth a visit. The town’s typical red wooden houses stand along the pier and lead to the maritime museum. You can find out more about the maritime tradition of Lunenburg in the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic. From the harbour you can see the HMCS Rose. This sailing ship was built in the shipbuilding yard in Lunenburg and is the largest wooden ship still in operation in the world. The Bluenose II is also anchored in its home port in Lunenburg. The schooner is a replica of the famous Canadian tall ship Bluenose. The Bluenose sailed in the 1930s on the Atlantic and became the symbol of the region and the whole of Canada. Today, its image adorns the Canadian 10-cent piece and is the motor vehicle emblem of Nova Scotia. There is no better place to get to know Canada’s maritime side than Lunenburg.

Timetable

20 lessons per week: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 12:40pm (Morning classes only)
25 lessons per week: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 12:40pm + Monday & Wednesday, 1:40pm to 4:00pm
30 lessons per week: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 12:40pm + Monday - Thursday, 1:40pm to 4:00pm

How to Get There

The best way to get to Lunenburg is by plane, flying to Halifax Stanfield International Airport. Then simply take a taxi or be picked up by staff from Eurocentres Language School, as the airport is sixty miles away from Lunenburg. Once you have arrived in the town, you won't need any more transport. The language school, your accommodation and all the key shops, cafés and restaurants are easy to get on foot - look forward to the charm of this small Canadian town.

Costs of Living (approx.)

  • Soft drink: 2 CAD
  • Coffee: 1.50 - 3.50 CAD
  • Dinner: 20 CAD
  • Fast food: 7 CAD
  • Movie: 15 CAD

Facts & Figures

Time Zone
GMT -3
Population
2 313

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What teachers say about the Language School Lunenburg?

Learn English at the Eurocentres Language School against the idyllic backdrop of colourful wooden houses and historic sailing ships. Our range of different language courses is tailored to your individual needs, and our language teachers are always on hand to help you with your learning. We are your crew on your journey to language success!
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Accommodation Options

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Homestay from 135 € per week

  • There are a variety of homestays available to suit everyone – from families with children, to single owner occupiers, to retired couples. All of our homestay providers including professional agencies if used, have been carefully chosen, and are regularly inspected. Bedrooms are clean and comfortable and all students will be provided with a place for quiet study.
     
    The homestay experience in Lunenburg is an exceptional experience. You will live with a Canadian family within a 20 - 30 minute drive of our academy in the midst of old town Lunenburg and its unique architecture. Your Canadian family will welcome you into their home with open arms and you will enjoy spending much of your free time learning about their traditions and Canadian culture.
  • Laundry facilities
  • Room Cleaning
  • Wifi
  • Shared Facilities
  • Bedding
  • Towels

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Concordia Place from 202 € per week

  • Concordia Place
    139 Montague Street
    Lunenburg, B0J 2C0

  • You will have your own room and be responsible for your own meals. Some residences have university restaurant facilities nearby where you can eat at a reasonable price. Others have communal kitchens where you can prepare your own meals, although not all are equipped with crockery, pots and pans. 
     
    Our student residence is a clean, bright, and modern building, centrally located in downtown Lunenburg and close to all essentials.
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  • Laundry facilities
  • WiFi
  • Private facilities
  • Towels
  • Bedding
  • Mixed-gender floors

Distance to school by foot (in minutes): 1

Social Program

The South Shore of Nova Scotia and Eurocentres Atlantic Canada offer students the very best of the Canadian experience. Students have countless opportunities to practice their English while participating in after-school activities, our unique volunteer internships, or one of many community events.

City Sights

On weekends, we board the Eurocentres bus to sightsee, enjoy our beaches, hike our trails, or ski. Our unique climate features the best of all four seasons, and our proximity to places big and small allows students to experience the many wonders of Canada.

Featured Courses

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    General English

    Gain fluency and confidence in
    English and 21st Century Skills.
    • Entry level: 2–9/A2–C1
    • Lessons per week: 20/25/30
    • Duration: 1–52 weeks
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    Gap Year

    The long-term study option that offers
    flexibility and diverse international experiences.
    • Entry level: 0-9 (A1-C1)
    • Lessons per week: 20/25/30
    • Duration: 24-48 weeks
    • Option to change school, course,
      or destination every 12 weeks
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    IELTS Preparation

    The IELTS exam certifies your English level
    and opens your doors to new opportunities.
    • Entry level: 4–9/B1–C1
    • Lessons per week: 25/30
    • Duration: 1–52 week
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