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 2019

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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:  

€8 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   17/06/2019 - 13/09/2019 : €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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €30 per week
Transfer:  

€90

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 19/04/2019, 20/05/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 14/10/2019, 11/11/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019. 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 € 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 years .

Prices 2019

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 340 588 835 1083 1331 1578 1826 2073 2321 2569 2816 2937 3174 3411 3648 3885 4122 4359 4596 4833
Intensive English/French with host family, double room, halfboard 655 1062 1469 1875 2282 2689 3096 3503 3909 4316 4723 5002 5399 5795 6191 6587 6983 7380 7776 8172
Intensive English/French with host family, single room, halfboard 666 1083 1500 1918 2335 2753 3170 3587 4005 4422 4840 5130 5537 5943 6350 6757 7164 7571 7977 8384
Intensive English/French with host family plus, single room, halfboard 733 1217 1702 2187 2671 3156 3640 4125 4610 5094 5579 5936 6410 6884 7358 7832 8306 8780 9254 9728
Intensive English/French with residence, single room, no meals 1331 1872 2413 2954 3495 4037 4578 5119 5660 6202 6615 7146 7677 8207 8738 9269 9799 10330 10860
  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 368 644 920 1196 1472 1748 2024 2300 2576 2852 3128 3276 3541 3807 4072 4337 4603 4868 5133 5399
Intensive English/French with host family, double room, halfboard 683 1118 1553 1989 2424 2859 3294 3729 4164 4599 5034 5342 5766 6191 6615 7040 7464 7889 8313 8738
Intensive English/French with host family, single room, halfboard 694 1140 1585 2031 2477 2922 3368 3814 4260 4705 5151 5469 5904 6340 6775 7210 7645 8080 8515 8950
Intensive English/French with host family plus, single room, halfboard 761 1274 1787 2300 2813 3326 3839 4352 4864 5377 5890 6276 6778 7280 7783 8285 8787 9290 9792 10294
Intensive English/French with residence, single room, no meals 1387 1957 2526 3096 3665 4235 4804 5374 5943 6513 6955 7514 8073 8632 9191 9750 10309 10867 11426
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€8 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   17/06/2019 - 13/09/2019 : €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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €30 per week
Transfer:  

€90

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 19/04/2019, 20/05/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 14/10/2019, 11/11/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019. 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 € 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.
Please note: from 2019 onwards, the IELTS course consists of 30 lessons per week.

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 2019

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:
30
  6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 1748 2024 2300 2576 2852 3128 3276
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 2859 3294 3729 4164 4599 5034 5342
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 2922 3368 3814 4260 4705 5151 5469
IELTS with host family plus, single room, halfboard 3326 3839 4352 4864 5377 5890 6276
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 3665 4235 4804 5374 5943 6513 6955
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Exam fees are not included in the price is approx. € 220 p.p

Course materials:  

€8 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Exam fees:  

ca. €219, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   17/06/2019 - 13/09/2019 : €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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €30 per week
Transfer:  

€90

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 19/04/2019, 20/05/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 14/10/2019, 11/11/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019. 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 € 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 years .

Prices 2019

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 5837 6658 7479
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 10450 11907 13365
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 10747 12247 13747
Academic year English with residence, single room, no meals 14214 16209 18204
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year English without accommodation 6432 7337 8243
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 11044 12587 14129
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 11341 12926 14511
Academic year English with residence, single room, no meals 14808 16888 18968
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

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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €30 per week
Transfer:  

€90

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 19/04/2019, 20/05/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 14/10/2019, 11/11/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019. 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 € 107.

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 2019

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 1224 2356
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 1539 2830
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 1550 2852
One-to-one with host family plus, single room, halfboard 1617 2986
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 3099
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€8 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   17/06/2019 - 13/09/2019 : €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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 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 : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 per week
double room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €25 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 16/06/2019 - 14/09/2019 : €30 per week
Transfer:  

€90

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019, 19/04/2019, 20/05/2019, 24/06/2019, 01/07/2019, 02/09/2019, 14/10/2019, 11/11/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019. 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 € 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. 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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