About Us

Nanaimo Language Centre is dedicated to providing the highest quality of education and service to learners of all ages and abilities.  Since we began in 2016, we have expanded in size and vision in order to meet the increasing volume and diverse needs of local residents, temporary residents and international students from all over the world.  We provide quality, learner-centered language instruction to learners of all ages and abilities. Specializing in ESL and FSL, we offer customized programs in accordance with BC and Canadian educational standards for students from K-12.  In addition to our youth programs, we offer a wide range of courses for adults from pre-literate communication classes to intensive English programs, to IELTS and CELPIP training.   We also offer other language lessons (Spanish, German, Mandarin) for youth to adult levels. With flexible schedules, all our programs are customized to meet the needs and the objectives of the learners.  In addition to the many courses we offer, NLC also provides employment opportunities for ESL teachers and teachers of other languages.



  • ESL for youth: from beginner to advanced
  • ESL for adults: from beginner to advanced 
  • Intensive English Program 
  • IELTS Course
  • Pronunciation and accent modification training
  • Summer & Winter camps
  • Private tutoring 
  • Corporate English Training 


    • French for youth ( age 3 and up ) : from beginner to advanced
    • French for adults: from beginner to advanced 
    • French Immersion tutoring 
    • DELF – DALF
    • TCF
    • TEF
    • Private tutoring 
    • Corporate French Training 


      • Spanish for youth ( age 3 and up ) : from beginner to advanced
      • Spanish for adults: from beginner to advanced 
      • Mandarin for youth ( age 3 and up ) : from beginner to advanced 
      • Mandarin for adults: from beginner to advanced 
      • German lessons 
      • Elementary & high school tutoring 
      • SAT tutoring 
      • Corporate Language Training 

Our Mission

To provide outstanding instruction and guidance which will enable our students to achieve their academic, professional, or personal language objectives with confidence.

Our Instructors

Our highly-qualified team of innovative and inspiring instructors have decades of combined teaching experience in diverse educational settings all over the world. Their passion and dedication to languages is further demonstrated by each instructor’s ability to speak at least one additional language to their first language. As a result of their diverse experiences and interest in other languages and cultures as a whole, our instructors are personally familiar with the challenges and rewards of learning a new language and adapting to a new culture. Their passion, dedication, and expertise is revealed in their attention to detail in the requirements of each student, ensuring that all students receive the optimal instruction and guidance on their ways to acquiring the language of instruction.

Why Choose Nanaimo Language Centre?

  • Wide range of courses offered
  • Beginner to advanced programs
  • Adult and young learner classes
  • Qualified, experienced instructors
  • Small class sizes
  • Flexible schedules
  • Outstanding customer service 

Our Location

Phone:  +1-250-816-5698

Email:  nanaimolanguage@gmail.com

Address:  259-4750 Rutherford Rd, Nanaimo, BC Canada   V9T 4K6

Administrative Office working hours:  

Mon – Fri : 10:00am – 5:00pm

Sat : by appointment

Sun : Closed

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