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 2021

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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 340 585 831 1077 1322 1568 1813 2059 2304 2550 2795 2911 3146 3380 3615 3850 4085 4319 4554 4789
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 640 1026 1412 1799 2185 2572 2958 3344 3731 4117 4504 4760 5135 5511 5887 6262 6638 7013 7389 7764
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 661 1069 1477 1885 2294 2702 3110 3518 3926 4334 4742 5020 5417 5814 6212 6609 7006 7403 7800 8198
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 672 1091 1510 1929 2348 2767 3185 3604 4023 4442 4861 5150 5558 5966 6374 6782 7190 7598 8006 8414
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 741 1228 1716 2203 2691 3178 3666 4153 4641 5128 5616 5973 6450 6927 7403 7880 8357 8833 9310 9787
Intensive English with studio, single room, no meals 1102 1950 2550 3315 3160 3742 4323 4904 5486 6067 6649 7100 7670 8241 8812 9382 9953 10523 11094 11664
  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 362 629 896 1163 1430 1698 1965 2232 2499 2767 3034 3171 3427 3684 3940 4197 4453 4709 4966 5222
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 661 1069 1477 1885 2294 2702 3110 3518 3926 4334 4742 5020 5417 5814 6212 6609 7006 7403 7800 8198
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 683 1113 1542 1972 2402 2832 3261 3691 4121 4550 4980 5280 5699 6118 6537 6955 7374 7793 8212 8631
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 694 1134 1575 2015 2456 2897 3337 3778 4218 4659 5099 5410 5840 6269 6699 7129 7559 7988 8418 8848
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 762 1272 1781 2290 2799 3308 3817 4327 4836 5345 5854 6233 6732 7230 7728 8227 8725 9223 9722 10220
Intensive English with studio, single room, no meals 1124 1994 2615 3402 3269 3872 4475 5078 5681 6284 6887 7360 7952 8544 9137 9729 10321 10913 11505 12098
  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 390 687 983 1279 1575 1871 2167 2463 2759 3055 3352 3518 3803 4088 4374 4659 4944 5229 5515 5800
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 690 1127 1564 2001 2438 2875 3312 3749 4186 4623 5060 5367 5793 6219 6645 7071 7497 7923 8349 8775
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 712 1170 1629 2088 2546 3005 3464 3922 4381 4839 5298 5627 6074 6522 6970 7418 7865 8313 8761 9209
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 723 1192 1662 2131 2600 3070 3539 4009 4478 4948 5417 5757 6215 6674 7132 7591 8050 8508 8967 9425
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 791 1329 1867 2405 2944 3482 4020 4558 5096 5634 6172 6580 7107 7634 8162 8689 9216 9743 10270 10798
Intensive English with studio, single room, no meals 1152 2052 2702 3518 3413 4045 4677 5309 5941 6573 7205 7707 8328 8949 9570 10191 10812 11433 12054 12675
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€11 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   14/06/2021 - 10/09/2021 : €15 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €26 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €26 per week
Special dietary needs: € 33 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Full board (only possible in a single room): € 26 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €26 per week
Special dietary needs: € 33 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €8 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 87
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 174

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • welcome activity
  • certificate of attendance

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 62

In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 24/05/2021, 24/06/2021, 01/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 11/10/2021, 11/11/2021, 24/12/2021, 27/12/2021. 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 CAD 150 / € 109.

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 2021

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:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 87
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 174

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • welcome activity
  • certificate of attendance

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 62

In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 24/05/2021, 24/06/2021, 01/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 11/10/2021, 11/11/2021, 24/12/2021, 27/12/2021. 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 CAD 150 / € 109.

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 2021

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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 1871 2167 2463 2759 3055 3352 3518
IELTS with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 2875 3312 3749 4186 4623 5060 5367
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 3005 3464 3922 4381 4839 5298 5627
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 3070 3539 4009 4478 4948 5417 5757
IELTS with host family plus, single room, halfboard 3482 4020 4558 5096 5634 6172 6580
IELTS with studio, single room, no meals 4045 4677 5309 5941 6573 7205 7707
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Exam fees are not included in the price is approx. CAD 310 / € 224 p.p

Course materials:  

€11 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   14/06/2021 - 10/09/2021 : €15 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €26 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €26 per week
Special dietary needs: € 33 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Full board (only possible in a single room): € 26 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €26 per week
Special dietary needs: € 33 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €8 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 87
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 174

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • welcome activity
  • certificate of attendance

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 62

In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 24/05/2021, 24/06/2021, 01/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 11/10/2021, 11/11/2021, 24/12/2021, 27/12/2021. 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 CAD 150 / € 109.

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 2021

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 6363 7259 8154
Academic year English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 10465 11924 13383
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 11072 12618 14163
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 11375 12964 14553
Academic year English with studio, single room, no meals 15925 18164 20403
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year English without accommodation 6970 7952 8934
Academic year English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 11072 12618 14163
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 11679 13311 14943
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 11982 13658 15333
Academic year English with studio, single room, no meals 16532 18858 21183
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€11 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €26 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €26 per week
Special dietary needs: € 33 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Full board (only possible in a single room): € 26 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €8 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 87
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 174

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • welcome activity
  • certificate of attendance

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 62

In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 24/05/2021, 24/06/2021, 01/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 11/10/2021, 11/11/2021, 24/12/2021, 27/12/2021. 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 CAD 150 / € 109.

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 2021

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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 1322 2550
One-to-one with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1622 2990
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 1644 3034
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 1654 3055
One-to-one with host family plus, single room, halfboard 1723 3193
One-to-one with studio, single room, no meals 2084 3915
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€11 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €26 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €26 per week
Special dietary needs: € 33 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Full board (only possible in a single room): € 26 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €26 per week
Special dietary needs: € 33 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €8 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 87
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 174

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • welcome activity
  • certificate of attendance

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 62

In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 24/05/2021, 24/06/2021, 01/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 11/10/2021, 11/11/2021, 24/12/2021, 27/12/2021. 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 CAD 150 / € 109.

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.

Studio

If you are looking for an accommodation with privacy, the accommodation in one of the studios is the ideal choice for you. The studios are centrally located at 25 minutes walking distance from the school. All studios have a private bathroom and a kitchenette with a fridge and kitchenware. 

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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