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 309 524 739 954 1170 1385 1815 2245 2547 3364 4182
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 617 987 1356 1725 2095 2464 3203 3942 4551 5986
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 628 1008 1388 1768 2149 2529 3289 4049 4680 6158 7636
Intensive English with host family plus, double room, halfboard 675 1101 1528 1955 2382 2808 3662 4516 5240 6904 8568
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 689 1130 1571 2012 2453 2895 3777 4659 5412 7133 8855
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1216 1700 2184 2669 3153 4121 5089 5928 7822 9716
  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 330 567 804 1040 1277 1514 1987 2461 2805 3709 4612
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 639 1030 1421 1812 2202 2593 3375 4157 4810 6330 7851
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 650 1051 1453 1855 2256 2658 3461 4264 4939 6502 8066
Intensive English with host family plus, double room, halfboard 696 1144 1593 2041 2489 2938 3834 4731 5498 7248 8998
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 711 1173 1636 2098 2561 3024 3949 4874 5670 7478 9285
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1259 1765 2271 2776 3282 4293 5304 6187 8166 10146
  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 359 624 890 1155 1421 1686 2217 2748 3149 4168 5186
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 668 1087 1507 1926 2346 2765 3605 4444 5154 6789 8424
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 678 1109 1539 1969 2400 2830 3691 4551 5283 6961 8640
Intensive English with host family plus, double room, halfboard 725 1202 1679 2156 2633 3110 4064 5018 5842 7707 9572
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 739 1231 1722 2213 2704 3196 4178 5161 6015 7937 9859
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1317 1851 2385 2920 3454 4523 5591 6531 8625 10720
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:  

€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: € 58

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 € 108.

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

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 8 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 16 weeks 20 weeks  
Intensive English/French without accommodation 330 567 804 1040 1277 1514 1987 2461 2805 3709 4612
Intensive English/French with host family, double room, halfboard 639 1030 1421 1812 2202 2593 3375 4157 4810 6330 7851
Intensive English/French with host family, single room, halfboard 650 1051 1453 1855 2256 2658 3461 4264 4939 6502 8066
Intensive English/French with host family plus, double room, halfboard 696 1144 1593 2041 2489 2938 3834 4731 5498 7248 8998
Intensive English/French with host family plus, single room, halfboard 711 1173 1636 2098 2561 3024 3949 4874 5670 7478 9285
Intensive English/French with residence, single room, no meals 1259 1765 2271 2776 3282 4293 5304 6187 8166 10146
  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 359 624 890 1155 1421 1686 2217 2748 3149 4168 5186
Intensive English/French with host family, double room, halfboard 668 1087 1507 1926 2346 2765 3605 4444 5154 6789 8424
Intensive English/French with host family, single room, halfboard 678 1109 1539 1969 2400 2830 3691 4551 5283 6961 8640
Intensive English/French with host family plus, double room, halfboard 725 1202 1679 2156 2633 3110 4064 5018 5842 7707 9572
Intensive English/French with host family plus, single room, halfboard 739 1231 1722 2213 2704 3196 4178 5161 6015 7937 9859
Intensive English/French with residence, single room, no meals 1317 1851 2385 2920 3454 4523 5591 6531 8625 10720
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:  

€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: € 58

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 € 108.

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 5516 6291 7065
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 9988 11380 12771
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 10289 11724 13158
Academic year English with residence, single room, no meals 13201 15052 16902
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year English without accommodation 6119 6979 7840
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 10591 12068 13546
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 10892 12412 13933
Academic year English with residence, single room, no meals 13804 15740 17677
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:  

€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: € 58

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 € 108.

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 1385 1815 2245 2547
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 2464 3203 3942 4551
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 2529 3289 4049 4680
IELTS with host family plus, double room, halfboard 2808 3662 4516 5240
IELTS with host family plus, single room, halfboard 2895 3777 4659 5412
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 3153 4121 5089 5928
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€8 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Exam fees:  

ca. €219, 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:  

€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: € 58

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 € 108.

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 1170 2245
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 1478 2708
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 1489 2730
One-to-one with host family plus, double room, halfboard 1535 2823
One-to-one with host family plus, single room, halfboard 1550 2852
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 2938
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:  

€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: € 58

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 € 108.

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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