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 326 562 798 1034 1269 1505 1741 1976 2212 2448 2684 2795 3020 3245 3471 3696 3921 4147 4372 4597
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 614 985 1356 1727 2098 2469 2840 3211 3582 3952 4323 4570 4930 5291 5651 6012 6372 6733 7093 7454
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 635 1027 1418 1810 2202 2594 2985 3377 3769 4160 4552 4819 5200 5582 5963 6344 6726 7107 7488 7870
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 645 1047 1450 1852 2254 2656 3058 3460 3862 4264 4667 4944 5336 5727 6119 6511 6903 7294 7686 8078
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 711 1179 1647 2115 2583 3051 3519 3987 4455 4923 5391 5734 6192 6650 7107 7565 8022 8480 8938 9395
Intensive English with studio, single room, no meals 1058 1872 2448 3183 3034 3592 4150 4708 5266 5824 6383 6816 7364 7911 8459 9007 9555 10102 10650 11198
  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 347 604 860 1117 1373 1630 1886 2143 2399 2656 2912 3044 3290 3536 3783 4029 4275 4521 4767 5013
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 635 1027 1418 1810 2202 2594 2985 3377 3769 4160 4552 4819 5200 5582 5963 6344 6726 7107 7488 7870
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 656 1068 1481 1893 2306 2718 3131 3543 3956 4368 4781 5069 5471 5873 6275 6677 7079 7482 7884 8286
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 666 1089 1512 1935 2358 2781 3204 3627 4050 4472 4895 5194 5606 6019 6431 6844 7256 7669 8081 8494
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 732 1221 1710 2198 2687 3176 3665 4154 4642 5131 5620 5984 6462 6941 7419 7898 8376 8854 9333 9811
Intensive English with studio, single room, no meals 1079 1914 2510 3266 3138 3717 4296 4875 5454 6032 6611 7066 7634 8203 8771 9340 9908 10477 11045 11614
  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 375 659 943 1228 1512 1796 2080 2365 2649 2933 3218 3377 3651 3925 4199 4472 4746 5020 5294 5568
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 663 1082 1502 1921 2340 2760 3179 3599 4018 4438 4857 5152 5561 5970 6379 6788 7197 7606 8015 8424
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 683 1124 1564 2004 2444 2885 3325 3765 4206 4646 5086 5402 5831 6261 6691 7121 7551 7981 8411 8840
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 694 1144 1595 2046 2496 2947 3398 3848 4299 4750 5200 5526 5967 6407 6847 7287 7728 8168 8608 9048
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 760 1276 1793 2309 2826 3342 3859 4375 4892 5408 5925 6317 6823 7329 7835 8341 8847 9354 9860 10366
Intensive English with studio, single room, no meals 1106 1970 2594 3377 3276 3883 4490 5096 5703 6310 6916 7398 7995 8591 9187 9783 10380 10976 11572 12168
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€10 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 : €25 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs: € 32 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Full board (only possible in a single room): € 25 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs: € 32 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: € 84
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 167

All prices include:

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

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 59

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 / € 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 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: € 84
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 167

All prices include:

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

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 59

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 / € 104.

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 1796 2080 2365 2649 2933 3218 3377
IELTS with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 2760 3179 3599 4018 4438 4857 5152
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 2885 3325 3765 4206 4646 5086 5402
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 2947 3398 3848 4299 4750 5200 5526
IELTS with host family plus, single room, halfboard 3342 3859 4375 4892 5408 5925 6317
IELTS with studio, single room, no meals 3883 4490 5096 5703 6310 6916 7398
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Exam fees are not included in the price is approx. CAD 310 / € 215 p.p

Course materials:  

€10 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 : €25 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs: € 32 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Full board (only possible in a single room): € 25 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs: € 32 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: € 84
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 167

All prices include:

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

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 59

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 / € 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 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 6109 6968 7828
Academic year English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 10047 11447 12848
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 10629 12113 13597
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 10920 12446 13971
Academic year English with studio, single room, no meals 15288 17438 19587
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year English without accommodation 6691 7634 8577
Academic year English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 10629 12113 13597
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 11212 12779 14346
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 11503 13111 14720
Academic year English with studio, single room, no meals 15871 18103 20336
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€10 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €25 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs: € 32 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Full board (only possible in a single room): € 25 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: € 84
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 167

All prices include:

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

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 59

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 / € 104.

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 1269 2448
One-to-one with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1557 2871
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 1578 2912
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 1588 2933
One-to-one with host family plus, single room, halfboard 1654 3065
One-to-one with studio, single room, no meals 2001 3758
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€10 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €25 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs: € 32 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Full board (only possible in a single room): € 25 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs: € 32 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: € 84
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 167

All prices include:

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

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 59

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 / € 104.

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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