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 2017

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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 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive English without accommodation 307 520 734 948 1162 1375 1803 2230 2529 3341 4153
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 613 980 1347 1714 2080 2447 3181 3915 4520 5945
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 624 1001 1379 1756 2134 2511 3267 4022 4648 6116 7583
Intensive English with host family plus, double room, halfboard 670 1094 1518 1942 2365 2789 3637 4485 5204 6857 8509
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 684 1122 1560 1999 2437 2875 3751 4627 5375 7085 8794
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1208 1689 2170 2650 3131 4093 5054 5888 7768 9649
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive English without accommodation 328 563 798 1033 1268 1504 1974 2444 2786 3683 4581
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 634 1023 1411 1799 2187 2576 3352 4128 4777 6287 7797
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 645 1044 1443 1842 2241 2640 3437 4235 4905 6458 8011
Intensive English with host family plus, double room, halfboard 691 1137 1582 2027 2472 2917 3808 4698 5460 7199 8937
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 706 1165 1625 2084 2544 3003 3922 4841 5631 7427 9222
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1251 1753 2255 2757 3259 4264 5268 6144 8110 10076
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive English without accommodation 357 620 884 1147 1411 1674 2202 2729 3128 4139 5151
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 663 1080 1496 1913 2330 2747 3580 4413 5119 6743 8367
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 674 1101 1528 1956 2383 2811 3665 4520 5247 6914 8580
Intensive English with host family plus, double room, halfboard 720 1194 1667 2141 2615 3088 4036 4983 5802 7654 9507
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 734 1222 1710 2198 2686 3174 4150 5126 5973 7882 9791
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1308 1838 2369 2900 3430 4492 5553 6486 8566 10646
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€8 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   08/05 - 25/08 : €15 per week
Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 29 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
single room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
double room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
double room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
Info host family plus:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 29 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
single room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
double room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
double room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €15 per week
single room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €37 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€83

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 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 22/05/2017, 23/06/2017, 30/06/2017, 04/09/2017, 09/10/2017, 10/11/2017, 25/12/2017, 26/12/2017

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 € 107.

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 2017

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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 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive English/French without accommodation 328 563 798 1033 1268 1504 1974 2444 2786 3683 4581
Intensive English/French with host family, double room, halfboard 634 1023 1411 1799 2187 2576 3352 4128 4777 6287 7797
Intensive English/French with host family, single room, halfboard 645 1044 1443 1842 2241 2640 3437 4235 4905 6458 8011
Intensive English/French with host family plus, double room, halfboard 691 1137 1582 2027 2472 2917 3808 4698 5460 7199 8937
Intensive English/French with host family plus, single room, halfboard 706 1165 1625 2084 2544 3003 3922 4841 5631 7427 9222
Intensive English/French with residence, single room, no meals 1251 1753 2255 2757 3259 4264 5268 6144 8110 10076
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive English/French without accommodation 357 620 884 1147 1411 1674 2202 2729 3128 4139 5151
Intensive English/French with host family, double room, halfboard 663 1080 1496 1913 2330 2747 3580 4413 5119 6743 8367
Intensive English/French with host family, single room, halfboard 674 1101 1528 1956 2383 2811 3665 4520 5247 6914 8580
Intensive English/French with host family plus, double room, halfboard 720 1194 1667 2141 2615 3088 4036 4983 5802 7654 9507
Intensive English/French with host family plus, single room, halfboard 734 1222 1710 2198 2686 3174 4150 5126 5973 7882 9791
Intensive English/French with residence, single room, no meals 1308 1838 2369 2900 3430 4492 5553 6486 8566 10646
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€8 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   08/05 - 25/08 : €15 per week
Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 29 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
single room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
double room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
double room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
Info host family plus:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 29 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
single room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
double room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
double room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €15 per week
single room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €37 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€83

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 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 22/05/2017, 23/06/2017, 30/06/2017, 04/09/2017, 09/10/2017, 10/11/2017, 25/12/2017, 26/12/2017

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 € 107.

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 2017

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 5478 6248 7017
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 9920 11302 12684
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 10219 11644 13068
Academic year English with residence, single room, no meals 13111 14949 16787
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year English without accommodation 6077 6931 7786
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 10518 11985 13453
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 10817 12327 13837
Academic year English with residence, single room, no meals 13709 15633 17556
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:  

€8 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   08/05 - 25/08 : €15 per week
Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 29 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
single room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
double room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
double room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €15 per week
single room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €37 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€83

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 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 22/05/2017, 23/06/2017, 30/06/2017, 04/09/2017, 09/10/2017, 10/11/2017, 25/12/2017, 26/12/2017

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 € 107.

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 2017

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
Number of weeks:
  6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 1375 1803 2230 2529
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 2447 3181 3915 4520
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 2511 3267 4022 4648
IELTS with host family plus, double room, halfboard 2789 3637 4485 5204
IELTS with host family plus, single room, halfboard 2875 3751 4627 5375
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 3131 4093 5054 5888
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€8 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Exam fees:  

ca. €218, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   08/05 - 25/08 : €15 per week
Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 29 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
single room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
double room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
double room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
Info host family plus:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 29 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
single room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
double room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
double room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €15 per week
single room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €37 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€83

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 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 22/05/2017, 23/06/2017, 30/06/2017, 04/09/2017, 09/10/2017, 10/11/2017, 25/12/2017, 26/12/2017

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 € 107.

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 2017

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 1162 2230
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 1468 2690
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 1479 2711
One-to-one with host family plus, double room, halfboard 1525 2804
One-to-one with host family plus, single room, halfboard 1539 2832
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 2917
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€8 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   08/05 - 25/08 : €15 per week
Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 29 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
single room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
double room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
double room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
Info host family plus:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 29 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
single room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
double room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €5 per week
double room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €19 per week
double room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 26/02 - 06/05 : €15 per week
single room : 07/05 - 26/08 : €37 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€83

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 2017 the school is closed on: 02/01/2017, 14/04/2017, 22/05/2017, 23/06/2017, 30/06/2017, 04/09/2017, 09/10/2017, 10/11/2017, 25/12/2017, 26/12/2017

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 € 107.

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.

By paying a small supplement, you can choose to stay with a host family with internet access. You need to bring your own laptop.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.

By paying a small supplement, you can choose to stay with a host family with internet access. You need to bring your own laptop.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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June 23 14 8
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