English language immersion courses in Canada
Private English lessons in your teacher's home in Canada

Map of the regions where HLI families are located

Study English in Canada in the home of your private teacher. HLI organises teacher homestays across Canada where you can stay with a Canadian host family, experience Canadian culture, and study the most intensive English language immersion programme. Our private English teachers can arrange various cultural and sporting activities for you -- from trips to art galleries, sporting stadiums, national parks and botanical gardens -- so that you can make the most out of your time in Canada.

Classic language programme

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + private language lessons for 1 student. Extra lessons US$40/hour

Region 10hrs lessons 15hrs lessons 20hrs lessons 25hrs lessons 30hrs lessons Extra night full board
Toronto, Vancouver US$1,400 US$1,500 US$1,700 US$1,900 US$2,100 US$140

Language programme with activities

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + private language lessons and activities for 1 student, transport and activity expenses for the student and teacher. Extra 5 hours activities US$290

Region 10hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
15hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
20hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
25hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
Toronto, Vancouver US$1,590 US$1,790 US$1,990 US$2,190

Language programme with cultural excursions

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + private language lessons for 1 student, transport and entrance fees for the student and accompanying person

Region 10hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
15hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
20hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
25hrs lessons
+ cultural excursions
Toronto, Vancouver US$1,640 US$1,840 US$2,040 US$2,240


Choose 3 from the following: The ROM, CN Tower, Casa Loma, Ripley’s Aquarium or 2 of the previous and 1 of the following: The Toronto Zoo, The Ontario Science Centre


Choose 3 from the following: Stanley Park, Granville Island, Museum of Anthropology, Van Dusen Botanical Garden, Aquarium, Classical Chinese Garden, Art Gallery, Grouse Mountain, Gastown, Capilano Suspension Bridge

Sport & leisure options

Choose from the options below and add the supplement to your language programme. Price includes transport, entrance fees and hire of equipment (where applicable)

Title Further details Price
Canoe/Kayak Toronto, half day week + group event US$420
Horse riding Toronto, 3x1h US$410
Tennis Vancouver, 3x1h US$280
Other Many sports available in Vancouver please ask us for a quote (hockey, baseball, river-rafting, ski etc) On request
Sporting event Vancouver: baseball, soccer, hockey game... On request
Wonderland Amusement Park Toronto full day accompanied excursion US$230

Region Full board Half board
Accommodation only US$980 US$896

Other options

Title Further details Price
Business & specialised vocabulary Per week US$130
Boarding Contact us
Exam preparation Per week US$130
Teacher refresher course Per week US$130
Closer supervision Per week US$150
Special diets Per week US$150
Special needs Per week US$150
Christmas / New Year / Thanksgiving US$150
Private bathroom Per week US$190
VIP Per week US$400
5 Star exclusive Double the published rates


Find out about the various discounts on offer from HLI. Including accompanying person discount, long stay discount and more...

Transfer information

Students aged 15 and under MUST take 2-way transfers unless we are notified that they are accompanied by their parents.