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 15hrs lessons 20hrs lessons 25hrs lessons 30hrs lessons Extra night full board
Toronto, Vancouver US$1,650 US$1,870 US$2,090 US$2,310 US$155

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$320

Region 10hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
15hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
20hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
25hrs lessons
+ 5hrs activities
Toronto, Vancouver US$1,860 US$1,970 US$2,190 US$2,410

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$1,910 US$2,020 US$2,240 US$2,460


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

Homestay language in action

Includes 1 week full board accommodation + activities for 1 student, transport and activity expenses for the student and teacher

region 15hrs activities 20hrs activities 25hrs activities 30hrs activities
Toronto, Vancouver US$2,025 US$2,370 US$2,715 US$3,060

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$470
Horse riding Toronto, 3x1h US$460
Tennis Vancouver, 3x1h US$310
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$260

Other options

Title Further details Price
Business & specialised vocabulary Per week US$210
Exam preparation Per week US$190
Teacher refresher course Per week US$145
Cocooning Per week US$165
Special diets Per week US$165
Special needs Per week US$165
Christmas / New Year / Thanksgiving US$160
Private bathroom Per week US$190
VIP Per week US$400


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.