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 years .

Prices 2020

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
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 without accommodation 307 527 747 967 1187 1407 1627 1847 2067 2287 2507 2607 2817 3027 3237 3447 3657 3867 4077 4287
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 584 934 1284 1634 1984 2334 2684 3034 3384 3734 4084 4314 4654 4994 5334 5674 6014 6354 6694 7034
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 604 974 1344 1714 2084 2454 2824 3194 3564 3934 4304 4554 4914 5274 5634 5994 6354 6714 7074 7434
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 614 994 1374 1754 2134 2514 2894 3274 3654 4034 4414 4674 5044 5414 5784 6154 6524 6894 7264 7634
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 677 1120 1564 2007 2450 2894 3337 3780 4224 4667 5110 5434 5867 6300 6734 7167 7600 8034 8467 8900
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1240 1744 2247 2750 3254 3757 4260 4764 5267 5770 6154 6647 7140 7634 8127 8620 9114 9607 10100
  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 without accommodation 327 567 807 1047 1287 1527 1767 2007 2247 2487 2727 2847 3077 3307 3537 3767 3997 4227 4457 4687
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 604 974 1344 1714 2084 2454 2824 3194 3564 3934 4304 4554 4914 5274 5634 5994 6354 6714 7074 7434
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 624 1014 1404 1794 2184 2574 2964 3354 3744 4134 4524 4794 5174 5554 5934 6314 6694 7074 7454 7834
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 634 1034 1434 1834 2234 2634 3034 3434 3834 4234 4634 4914 5304 5694 6084 6474 6864 7254 7644 8034
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 697 1160 1624 2087 2550 3014 3477 3940 4404 4867 5330 5674 6127 6580 7034 7487 7940 8394 8847 9300
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1280 1804 2327 2850 3374 3897 4420 4944 5467 5990 6394 6907 7420 7934 8447 8960 9474 9987 10500
  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 without accommodation 354 620 887 1154 1420 1687 1954 2220 2487 2754 3020 3167 3424 3680 3937 4194 4450 4707 4964 5220
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 630 1027 1424 1820 2217 2614 3010 3407 3804 4200 4597 4874 5260 5647 6034 6420 6807 7194 7580 7967
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 650 1067 1484 1900 2317 2734 3150 3567 3984 4400 4817 5114 5520 5927 6334 6740 7147 7554 7960 8367
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 660 1087 1514 1940 2367 2794 3220 3647 4074 4500 4927 5234 5650 6067 6484 6900 7317 7734 8150 8567
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 724 1214 1704 2194 2684 3174 3664 4154 4644 5134 5624 5994 6474 6954 7434 7914 8394 8874 9354 9834
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1334 1884 2434 2984 3534 4084 4634 5184 5734 6284 6714 7254 7794 8334 8874 9414 9954 10494 11034
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €14 per week
Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 30 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

It is also possible to book full board if you are accommodated in a single room for a supplement of € 24 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €28 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €8 per week
Transfer:  

€85

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: € 57

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 18/05/2020, 24/06/2020, 01/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 12/10/2020, 11/11/2020, 24/12/2020, 25/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

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 € 100.

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 years .

Prices 2020

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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 327 567 807 1047 1287 1527 1767 2007 2247 2487 2727 2847 3077 3307 3537 3767 3997 4227 4457 4687
Intensive English/French with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 604 974 1344 1714 2084 2454 2824 3194 3564 3934 4304 4554 4914 5274 5634 5994 6354 6714 7074 7434
Intensive English/French with host family, double room, halfboard 624 1014 1404 1794 2184 2574 2964 3354 3744 4134 4524 4794 5174 5554 5934 6314 6694 7074 7454 7834
Intensive English/French with host family, single room, halfboard 634 1034 1434 1834 2234 2634 3034 3434 3834 4234 4634 4914 5304 5694 6084 6474 6864 7254 7644 8034
Intensive English/French with host family plus, single room, halfboard 697 1160 1624 2087 2550 3014 3477 3940 4404 4867 5330 5674 6127 6580 7034 7487 7940 8394 8847 9300
Intensive English/French with residence, single room, no meals 1280 1804 2327 2850 3374 3897 4420 4944 5467 5990 6394 6907 7420 7934 8447 8960 9474 9987 10500
  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 354 620 887 1154 1420 1687 1954 2220 2487 2754 3020 3167 3424 3680 3937 4194 4450 4707 4964 5220
Intensive English/French with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 630 1027 1424 1820 2217 2614 3010 3407 3804 4200 4597 4874 5260 5647 6034 6420 6807 7194 7580 7967
Intensive English/French with host family, double room, halfboard 650 1067 1484 1900 2317 2734 3150 3567 3984 4400 4817 5114 5520 5927 6334 6740 7147 7554 7960 8367
Intensive English/French with host family, single room, halfboard 660 1087 1514 1940 2367 2794 3220 3647 4074 4500 4927 5234 5650 6067 6484 6900 7317 7734 8150 8567
Intensive English/French with host family plus, single room, halfboard 724 1214 1704 2194 2684 3174 3664 4154 4644 5134 5624 5994 6474 6954 7434 7914 8394 8874 9354 9834
Intensive English/French with residence, single room, no meals 1334 1884 2434 2984 3534 4084 4634 5184 5734 6284 6714 7254 7794 8334 8874 9414 9954 10494 11034
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €14 per week
Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 30 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

It is also possible to book full board if you are accommodated in a single room for a supplement of € 24 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €28 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €8 per week
Transfer:  

€85

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: € 57

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 18/05/2020, 24/06/2020, 01/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 12/10/2020, 11/11/2020, 24/12/2020, 25/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

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 € 100.

IELTS

This course prepares you for the IELTS exam, for example by giving you practice exam papers. The course consists of 30 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 years .

Prices 2020

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 18 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
  6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 1687 1954 2220 2487 2754 3020 3167
IELTS with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 2614 3010 3407 3804 4200 4597 4874
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 2734 3150 3567 3984 4400 4817 5114
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 2794 3220 3647 4074 4500 4927 5234
IELTS with host family plus, single room, halfboard 3174 3664 4154 4644 5134 5624 5994
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 3534 4084 4634 5184 5734 6284 6714
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Exam fees are not included in the price is approx. € 207 p.p

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Exam fees:  

ca. €206, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €14 per week
Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 30 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

It is also possible to book full board if you are accommodated in a single room for a supplement of € 24 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €28 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €8 per week
Transfer:  

€85

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: € 57

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 18/05/2020, 24/06/2020, 01/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 12/10/2020, 11/11/2020, 24/12/2020, 25/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

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 € 100.

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 years .

Prices 2020

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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 5687 6487 7287
Academic year English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 9474 10794 12114
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 10034 11434 12834
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 10314 11754 13194
Academic year English with residence, single room, no meals 13767 15700 17634
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year English without accommodation 6247 7127 8007
Academic year English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 10034 11434 12834
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 10594 12074 13554
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 10874 12394 13914
Academic year English with residence, single room, no meals 14327 16340 18354
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: € 30 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

It is also possible to book full board if you are accommodated in a single room for a supplement of € 24 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €28 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €8 per week
Transfer:  

€85

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: € 57

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 18/05/2020, 24/06/2020, 01/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 12/10/2020, 11/11/2020, 24/12/2020, 25/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

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 € 100.

One-to-one

The one-to-one English course in Montreal involves 20 private classes per week 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.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

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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 1154 2220
One-to-one with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1430 2627
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 1450 2667
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 1460 2687
One-to-one with host family plus, single room, halfboard 1524 2814
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 2934
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €14 per week
Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 30 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

It is also possible to book full board if you are accommodated in a single room for a supplement of € 24 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €28 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €8 per week
Transfer:  

€85

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: € 57

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 18/05/2020, 24/06/2020, 01/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 12/10/2020, 11/11/2020, 24/12/2020, 25/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

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 € 100.

Host family

Host family accommodation is a great way of sharing 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 or full 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.

Shared Apartment with locals

The shared apartment with locals is designed for adults students (18+) who want the independence of living on their own, but with the comfort, security and safety of living with locals. You will be accommodated in a single room. Meals are not included and you can use the kitchen to prepare your own meals. The apartments are located an average commute of 40 minutes to school by public transportation. Bed linen will be provided and there will be laundry facilities.

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