Language course English in Montreal

EC Montreal (English)

Learn English in Montreal at our partner school EC Montreal, (formerly known as Language Studies Canada- LSC). The school offers both English and French courses, the latter of which can be found here. EC Montreal is centrally located with excellent links to public transport, as well as having the famed St. Catherine's Street close by, with its shops and restaurants. The institute is run by a team of experienced language teachers who will make sure you settle in straight away.

Key features of our partner English school in Montreal:

  • Validated by the Canadian government’s Educational Testing Service
  • 25 fully equipped classrooms, all with air conditioning
  • International students
  • Student resource centre with CD-ROMs and large selection of audiovisual materials
  • Enrolment control to ensure there is a good mix of language groups within the school
  • WIFI access across all buildings
  • Computer room with 30 computers
  • Start dates for beginners and open entry for other levels
  • Minimum age: 16 years

Social Programme

In conjunction with the language courses LSC organises a varied programme of activities and excursions. Most of the time, when organising an activity or excursion, the school takes into account the actual cultural calender of the city, like local festivals, sport activities and cultural activities. In the summer the temperatures regularly rise to over 30°C, whereas in the winter the temperatures can drop to –10°C (or colder). But each and every season has its own charms and possibilities! Some activities are free of charge and for others you need to pay a small contribution to participate. Example activites include: Activity programme Montreal

 

  • Excursion to Quebec
  • Sports activities including hockey, football and hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Visits to museums and the city’s planetarium
  • Trips to the theatre and ballet
  • Salsa classes

Intensive

The intensive courses in Montreal, consist of 20, 24 or 30 lessons per week. Classes have a maximum of 15 students. Minimum course duration is 1 week.

We offer this intensive course at 7 different levels. The entrance test determines your level of English and the class you will be in. The lessons focus on listening, reading, writing and most importantly speaking. During the classes in the afternoon of the 30 hours course, extra attention is paid to a specific subject as vocabulary,  fluency, conjugating verbs or TOEFL- or IELTS-preparation.

As well as offering courses in English, the school also offers French courses and it is possible to combine these 2 languages during the intensive course.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
24
30
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   18/06/2018 - 14/09/2018 : €15 per week
Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 32 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €18 per week
double room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €18 per week
Info host family plus:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 32 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €21 per week
double room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €21 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €21 per week
Transfer:  

€84

Airport transfer on arrival at Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • welcome activity
  • certificate of attendance

Visa document courier fee: approx: € 56

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 21/05/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 08/10/2018, 12/11/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018.

Concerning minors:
Minimum age is 16 all year round. For under 18’s, a parent authorisation form must be submitted; single room homestay and airport transfers must be booked. No supervision is provided. Students should also provide a Custodianship Letter if requested by the Canadian Embassy. This may be arranged for a fee of € 104.

Intensive English / French

In the largest bilingual city in the world you have the opportunity to combine two languages ​​during your course. The language school in Montreal offers a unique program of either 24 or 30 lessons. You will have 20 lessons of English and respectively 4 or 10 lessons of French. For a complete immersion both the languages​​, you can choose to either stay with an English or with a French host family. This way, the emphasis during your language course is on learning English, but at the same time you can practice your French with the host family.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
24
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive English/French without accommodation 326 562 798 1034 1269 1505 1741 1976 2212 2448 2684 2795 3020 3245 3471 3696 3921 4147 4372 4597
Intensive English/French with host family, double room, halfboard 635 1027 1418 1810 2202 2594 2985 3377 3769 4160 4552 4819 5200 5582 5963 6344 6726 7107 7488 7870
Intensive English/French with host family, single room, halfboard 645 1047 1450 1852 2254 2656 3058 3460 3862 4264 4667 4944 5336 5727 6119 6511 6903 7294 7686 8078
Intensive English/French with host family plus, single room, halfboard 708 1172 1637 2101 2566 3030 3495 3959 4424 4888 5353 5693 6147 6601 7055 7509 7963 8418 8872 9326
Intensive English/French with residence, single room, no meals 1290 1814 2337 2860 3384 3907 4431 4954 5478 6001 6400 6913 7426 7939 8452 8965 9478 9991 10504
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive English/French without accommodation 354 618 881 1144 1408 1671 1935 2198 2462 2725 2989 3127 3380 3634 3887 4140 4393 4646 4899 5152
Intensive English/French with host family, double room, halfboard 663 1082 1502 1921 2340 2760 3179 3599 4018 4438 4857 5152 5561 5970 6379 6788 7197 7606 8015 8424
Intensive English/French with host family, single room, halfboard 673 1103 1533 1963 2392 2822 3252 3682 4112 4542 4972 5277 5696 6116 6535 6955 7374 7794 8213 8632
Intensive English/French with host family plus, single room, halfboard 735 1228 1720 2212 2704 3197 3689 4181 4674 5166 5658 6026 6507 6989 7471 7953 8435 8917 9399 9880
Intensive English/French with residence, single room, no meals 1346 1897 2448 2999 3550 4102 4653 5204 5755 6306 6733 7274 7814 8355 8896 9437 9978 10518 11059
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   18/06/2018 - 14/09/2018 : €15 per week
Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 32 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €18 per week
double room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €18 per week
Info host family plus:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 32 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €21 per week
double room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €21 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €21 per week
Transfer:  

€84

Airport transfer on arrival at Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • welcome activity
  • certificate of attendance

Visa document courier fee: approx: € 56

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 21/05/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 08/10/2018, 12/11/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018.

Concerning minors:
Minimum age is 16 all year round. For under 18’s, a parent authorisation form must be submitted; single room homestay and airport transfers must be booked. No supervision is provided. Students should also provide a Custodianship Letter if requested by the Canadian Embassy. This may be arranged for a fee of € 104.

IELTS

This course prepares you for the IELTS exam, for example by giving you practice exam papers. The course consists of 20 lessons per week in groups with a maximum of 18 students. The minimum course duration is 2 weeks and the maximum course duration is 12 weeks. For the best results, the language school recommends to choose either 6 or 12 weeks, depending on the level.

If you would like to take the IELTS exam after the course in Montreal, you would have to register on time at www.ielts.org.

For more information on the IELTS examination course please click here

 

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 18 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 1380 1595 1810 2025 2240 2455 2545
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 2469 2840 3211 3582 3952 4323 4570
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 2531 2912 3294 3675 4056 4438 4694
IELTS with host family plus, single room, halfboard 2906 3349 3793 4237 4680 5124 5443
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 3259 3762 4264 4767 5270 5772 6150
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Exam fees are not included in the price is approx. € 215 p.p

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Exam fees:  

ca. €215, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   18/06/2018 - 14/09/2018 : €15 per week
Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 32 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €18 per week
double room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €18 per week
Info host family plus:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 32 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €21 per week
double room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €21 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €21 per week
Transfer:  

€84

Airport transfer on arrival at Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • welcome activity
  • certificate of attendance

Visa document courier fee: approx: € 56

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 21/05/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 08/10/2018, 12/11/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018.

Concerning minors:
Minimum age is 16 all year round. For under 18’s, a parent authorisation form must be submitted; single room homestay and airport transfers must be booked. No supervision is provided. Students should also provide a Custodianship Letter if requested by the Canadian Embassy. This may be arranged for a fee of € 104.

Academic year

The academic year course is a study program of 28, 32 or 36 weeks. The course consists of 20 or 24 lessons per week in groups with a maximum of 15 students. During the Academic Year program you have the possibility to prepare for the IELTS exam.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
24
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year English without accommodation 5526 6303 7079
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 10047 11447 12848
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 10338 11780 13222
Academic year English with residence, single room, no meals 13735 15663 17590
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year English without accommodation 6109 6968 7828
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 10629 12113 13597
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 10920 12446 13971
Academic year English with residence, single room, no meals 14318 16328 18339
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Academic year courses (+24 weeks) include IELTS exam preparation, but not the exam fees.

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 32 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €18 per week
double room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €18 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €21 per week
Transfer:  

€84

Airport transfer on arrival at Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • welcome activity
  • certificate of attendance

Visa document courier fee: approx: € 56

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 21/05/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 08/10/2018, 12/11/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018.

Concerning minors:
Minimum age is 16 all year round. For under 18’s, a parent authorisation form must be submitted; single room homestay and airport transfers must be booked. No supervision is provided. Students should also provide a Custodianship Letter if requested by the Canadian Embassy. This may be arranged for a fee of € 104.

One-to-one

The one-to-one English course in Montreal involves private classes with a native speaker and is designed for those who want to optimise their study time. The aim of this program is to offer a fully personalised method of teaching designed to meet the specific student's needs and desires. As the classes are private, the student will be able to choose the schedule and content. 20 hours per week.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-one without accommodation 1200 2309
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 1508 2774
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 1519 2795
One-to-one with host family plus, single room, halfboard 1581 2919
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 3037
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   18/06/2018 - 14/09/2018 : €15 per week
Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 32 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €18 per week
double room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €18 per week
Info host family plus:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 32 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €21 per week
double room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €21 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 17/06/2018 - 15/09/2018 : €21 per week
Transfer:  

€84

Airport transfer on arrival at Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • welcome activity
  • certificate of attendance

Visa document courier fee: approx: € 56

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 21/05/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 08/10/2018, 12/11/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018.

Concerning minors:
Minimum age is 16 all year round. For under 18’s, a parent authorisation form must be submitted; single room homestay and airport transfers must be booked. No supervision is provided. Students should also provide a Custodianship Letter if requested by the Canadian Embassy. This may be arranged for a fee of € 104.

Host family

Host family accommodation is a great way of sharing in the daily life and experiences of an English-speaking family: a great opportunity to immerse yourself in local life of Montreal and practise your English in a friendly and informal atmosphere. Students can stay in a single or twin room with half board. The maximum distance to the school is 60 minutes by public transport.

Executive host family

With an executive family, students can stay in a single room with half board with a private bathroom. The maximum distance to the school is 60 minutes by public transport.

Residence

The 515-residence is located at 10 minutes walking distance from the school and consists of several apartments. You stay in a  single bedroom with no meals. All apartments have a kitchen, a living room, TV, toilet, air conditioning and wireless internet. There are laundry facilities in the residence. The kitchen and showers are shared with other students. Towels and bed linen are changed weekly.

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Learn English in Montreal, the second-largest city of Canada and the principal city of the province of Quebec. The city was formally the largest in Canada, but still maintains a hearty population of approximately 3.6 million with 1.6 million of those residing in Montreal proper. The city is noted highly for its living standards and cleanliness, having been ranked as the 10th cleanest city in the world in 2007. “La joie de vivre” is always present in Montreal. There are many festivals, especially thorough the old town.

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