Cultural Connections Institute - The Learning Exchange.
Study English as a Second Language (ESL) classes in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada!

CCI-LEX - About Edmonton

CCI-LEX's Home City


Learn English in one of Canada’s friendliest and most vibrant cities at the Edmonton-based Cultural Connections Institute - The Learning Exchange! CCI-LEX is located in the heart of downtown Edmonton where you can study English as Second Language in the capital city of Alberta, a bustling, energetic western Canadian province.

With 160 kilometers of trail framing the scenic North Saskatchewan river, Edmonton is known as one of Canada’s greenest cities. Experience our warm green summers and scenic, snowy winters by exploring the trails or visiting one of the city's dozens of parks. The city also boasts a vast number of multicultural and multi-interest festivals that take place throughout the year with enough variety to please visitors of all kinds. Edmonton is known as a big city with a small town feel – you can learn about Canadian culture and customs feeling at home among the easygoing and friendly residents who come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures.

CCI-LEX is ideally located in downtown Edmonton where you can take advantage of many nearby attractions, museums, galleries, restaurants, cafes and boutiques. Edmonton has world class shopping, and boasts one of the world's largest indoor malls which includes theatres, a waterpark, a hotel, many nightclubs, and an amusement park. Whyte Avenue is a vibrant shopping district, with many unique shops and nightclubs featuring live music, dancing or karaoke.  Plus, Edmontonians enjoy a low cost of living and there are many affordable or free activities!

Located just 300 kilometres east of the majestic Rocky Mountains, Edmonton is the perfect city to appeal to those who love the outdoors. Go skiing, hiking and exploring in the mountains on a weekend trip. Or take part in one of the many activities or festivals that happen throughout the year.

Make Edmonton your Canadian home while you learn English as a Second Language at CCI-LEX!


Check out these links for more information about our great city:

See some great photos of Edmonton!

Want to learn more about Edmonton? Visit Discover Edmonton!

Check out one of the world's largest shopping malls - West Edmonton Mall

Interested in festivals?  Go to Edmonton's Festival Calendar

Click here to find your way around Edmonton by public transit.

Visit Whyte Avenue and historic Old Strathcona for great dining, shopping and entertainment! 

Love the mountains?  Plan a trip to Jasper and Banff National Parks. 


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