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 297 503 710 917 1123 1330 1743 2156 2446 3231 4016
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 593 948 1302 1657 2012 2366 3076 3785 4371 5748
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 603 968 1333 1698 2063 2428 3158 3888 4495 5913 7332
Intensive English with host family plus, double room, halfboard 648 1058 1468 1877 2287 2697 3517 4336 5032 6630 8228
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 662 1085 1509 1932 2356 2780 3627 4474 5197 6850 8503
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1168 1633 2098 2563 3028 3957 4887 5693 7511 9330
  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 317 545 772 999 1226 1454 1908 2363 2693 3561 4429
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 613 989 1364 1740 2115 2490 3241 3992 4619 6079 7539
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 624 1010 1395 1781 2167 2552 3324 4095 4742 6244 7745
Intensive English with host family plus, double room, halfboard 669 1099 1530 1960 2390 2821 3682 4543 5280 6960 8641
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 682 1127 1571 2015 2459 2904 3792 4680 5445 7181 8916
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1209 1695 2180 2666 3151 4123 5094 5941 7842 9743
  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 345 600 855 1109 1364 1619 2129 2638 3024 4002 4980
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 641 1044 1447 1850 2253 2656 3461 4267 4949 6519 8090
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 651 1065 1478 1891 2304 2718 3544 4371 5073 6685 8296
Intensive English with host family plus, double room, halfboard 696 1154 1612 2070 2528 2986 3902 4818 5610 7401 9192
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 710 1182 1653 2125 2597 3069 4012 4956 5776 7621 9467
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1264 1777 2291 2804 3317 4343 5369 6271 8283 10294
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

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

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 28 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 : €18 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 : €18 per week
double room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
Info host family plus:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 28 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 : €18 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 : €18 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 : €36 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€81

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 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 € 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 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 317 545 772 999 1226 1454 1908 2363 2693 3561 4429
Intensive English/French with host family, double room, halfboard 613 989 1364 1740 2115 2490 3241 3992 4619 6079 7539
Intensive English/French with host family, single room, halfboard 624 1010 1395 1781 2167 2552 3324 4095 4742 6244 7745
Intensive English/French with host family plus, double room, halfboard 669 1099 1530 1960 2390 2821 3682 4543 5280 6960 8641
Intensive English/French with host family plus, single room, halfboard 682 1127 1571 2015 2459 2904 3792 4680 5445 7181 8916
Intensive English/French with residence, single room, no meals 1209 1695 2180 2666 3151 4123 5094 5941 7842 9743
  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 345 600 855 1109 1364 1619 2129 2638 3024 4002 4980
Intensive English/French with host family, double room, halfboard 641 1044 1447 1850 2253 2656 3461 4267 4949 6519 8090
Intensive English/French with host family, single room, halfboard 651 1065 1478 1891 2304 2718 3544 4371 5073 6685 8296
Intensive English/French with host family plus, double room, halfboard 696 1154 1612 2070 2528 2986 3902 4818 5610 7401 9192
Intensive English/French with host family plus, single room, halfboard 710 1182 1653 2125 2597 3069 4012 4956 5776 7621 9467
Intensive English/French with residence, single room, no meals 1264 1777 2291 2804 3317 4343 5369 6271 8283 10294
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

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

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 28 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 : €18 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 : €18 per week
double room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
Info host family plus:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 28 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 : €18 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 : €18 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 : €36 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€81

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 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 € 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 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 5297 6041 6785
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 9591 10927 12264
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 9880 11258 12635
Academic year English with residence, single room, no meals 12677 14454 16231
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year English without accommodation 5875 6702 7528
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 10170 11589 13007
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 10459 11919 13379
Academic year English with residence, single room, no meals 13255 15115 16975
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

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

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 28 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 : €18 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 : €18 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 : €36 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€81

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 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 € 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 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 1330 1743 2156 2446
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 2366 3076 3785 4371
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 2428 3158 3888 4495
IELTS with host family plus, double room, halfboard 2697 3517 4336 5032
IELTS with host family plus, single room, halfboard 2780 3627 4474 5197
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 3028 3957 4887 5693
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Exam fees:  

ca. €211, to be paid directly on arrival

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

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 28 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 : €18 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 : €18 per week
double room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
Info host family plus:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 28 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 : €18 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 : €18 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 : €36 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€81

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 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 € 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 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 1123 2156
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 1419 2600
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 1430 2621
One-to-one with host family plus, double room, halfboard 1474 2711
One-to-one with host family plus, single room, halfboard 1488 2738
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 2821
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

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

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 28 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 : €18 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 : €18 per week
double room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €5 per week
Info host family plus:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 28 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 : €18 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 : €18 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 : €36 per week
single room : 27/08 - 02/12 : €15 per week
Transfer:  

€81

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 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 € 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.

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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