Accommodations

Are you not sure if you should stay at a homestay or at a residence? Watching this video will help you to make your decision.

Homestay

Are you excited about coming to Canada and studying with us at CLLC?

We promise that you’ll improve your English while having a great experience at your homestay!

CLLC’s Homestay program is almost as important as your time in the classroom is to you mastering English.

At CLLC we guarantee homestay satisfaction.
CLLC’s Quality Assurance Rating System,  allows students to rate CLLC’s homestay families based on these six standards:

Average QARS Rating For All Families

Since 2004, 1000’s of students have rated our families. Our intelligent QARS system is the first of its kind in our industry. Now, let’s explain how QARS works for you.If food is your top priority, you can ask CLLC to find you a family who is highly rated in the food category. If distance is most important to you, let us know and we will try to place you with one of our closest homestays. Remember, no family is perfect. If a family scored 10 out of 10 in food, they may score 8 out of 10 in distance. CLLC has worked to make its homestay program is one of the most affordable accommodation programs worldwide. Fees will be held in trust and paid to cover your stay including three meals, laundry, and Wi-Fi. CLLC’s accommodations team works 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, and are committed to help students and host families start resolving any issues within two business days.

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Average QARS Rating For All Families

Since 2004, 1000’s of students have rated our families. Our intelligent QARS system is the first of its kind in our industry. Now, let’s explain how QARS works for you.If food is your top priority, you can ask CLLC to find you a family who is highly rated in the food category. If distance is most important to you, let us know and we will try to place you with one of our closest homestays. Remember, no family is perfect. If a family scored 10 out of 10 in food, they may score 8 out of 10 in distance. CLLC has worked to make its homestay program is one of the most affordable accommodation programs worldwide. Fees will be held in trust and paid to cover your stay including three meals, laundry, and Wi-Fi. CLLC’s accommodations team works 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, and are committed to help students and host families start resolving any issues within two business days.

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Getting along with your host family

Living with a host family can be a great experience.
You’ll get to know Canadian culture, not just as a visitor, but as part of a family. Here are some tips to have the best experience possible:

Language

This will probably be your biggest challenge. A sense of humour, an open mind, and some patience will help things go smoothly.

Culture

Learn about Canadian culture before you arrive. Once you arrive, pay attention to your homestay’s routines and behaviors, so that you understand what is normal and expected.

Independence

If you’re an adult, it may be hard to give up some independence with a host family. If you communicate well, your host family will understand that you need time to yourself.

Be thankful

Show appreciation regularly to your host family. A simple, heart-felt “thank you” goes a long way.Your time in Canada is limited, so be willing to let go of old habits, and embrace a new culture and a new way of living.

Canadian laws

Just like your home country, Canada has laws that you need to follow. Canadian laws may be really different from your own and it’s very important to know what’s legal and what’s not. Thankfully, it is mandatory at CLLC to attend a class during the first week to learn about Canadian law and culture.

Residence

If residence is more to your liking, CLLC offers various residence choices in Toronto, Ottawa, and Halifax. Residence is ideal for those students who:

Once you submit your application and select a residence for your accommodation, CLLC will provide you with all residences available to you in each city with various room and price options. We are sure you will be happy with your accommodation experience, regardless of your choice.

Residences include:

single and twin rooms, common areas, shared washrooms, and 24 hour security. Residences are
offered in all CLLC cities, however, due to limits on availability this option must be booked at least two months in advance.

We are sure you will be happy with your accommodation experience, regardless of your choice. With 96% student satisfaction since 2004, we are confident that you will have an amazing experience.

Can communicate well in English

Have Experience Travelling Abroad

Prefer Privacy

Are Independent

Homestay & Residence Highlights

Quality

Each homestay host has been personally visited and inspected by CLLC’s dedicated homestay staff. To ensure high quality, students rate their hosts before leaving using our QARS (Quality Assured Rating System). Similarly, our residence partners have been carefully selected for their reputations as quality accommodation providers.

Support

Before a student arrives until the day they leave, our staff is available to offer assistance and support. Each campus has dedicated team members who can help students, agents, hosts, and parents handle any accommodation issues quickly and effectively.

Value

CLLC has the lowest homestay fees of any school in Toronto, Ottawa, or Halifax. Weekly homestay fees include: a private bedroom, access to shared common areas, wifi, and three meals per day. Our residence partners offer competitive pricing for CLLC students.

Apartment

You find and rent an apartment or house, with other students or on your own. You are responsible for all living expenses and start-up costs (furniture, cookware, bedding, etc.). CLLC Homestay staff are happy to help point you in the right direction when looking for this type of accommodation.
We can’t wait to host you here in Canada!

Life in Canada

 

Canada is a great country in which to study and live. It’s friendly, safe, peaceful, and it has a high standard of living. We love it…and you will too!

While Canada is a great place to live, it’s probably a bit different than your home country. Here are some things you should know about most Canadians:

01

 When it comes to policies and prices, Canadians don’t negotiate.
 Canadians don’t differentiate between genders or ethnicities.

02

 Most Canadians are appreciative and are polite.
 Canadians are understanding to religious differences.

03

 In restaurants, you generally don’t get extra food for free, such as a small salad. Servers often expect tips of 15% or more.

04

 In Canada, you won’t get anything for free, so don’t be surprised if you pay for a bag at a grocery store. Respect of cultural differences is very important

Contact our Admissions Team to create an online placement test account and schedule a test in the coming days.