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 2022

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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 382 655 929 1202 1476 1749 2023 2296 2570 2843 3117 3251 3513 3775 4037 4299 4561 4823 5085 5347
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 721 1156 1591 2027 2462 2897 3332 3768 4203 4638 5073 5370 5794 6217 6641 7065 7488 7912 8336 8760
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 744 1202 1661 2119 2577 3036 3494 3952 4411 4869 5328 5647 6094 6541 6988 7435 7881 8328 8775 9222
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 759 1233 1707 2181 2654 3128 3602 4076 4550 5023 5497 5832 6294 6757 7219 7681 8143 8606 9068 9530
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 829 1372 1915 2458 3001 3544 4087 4630 5174 5717 6260 6664 7196 7727 8259 8790 9322 9854 10385 10917
Intensive English with studio, single room, no meals 1233 2181 2851 3706 3540 4191 4842 5493 6144 6795 7446 7958 8598 9237 9877 10516 11155 11795 12434 13074
  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 409 709 1010 1310 1611 1911 2211 2512 2812 3113 3413 3575 3864 4153 4442 4731 5019 5308 5597 5886
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 748 1210 1672 2134 2597 3059 3521 3983 4446 4908 5370 5694 6144 6595 7046 7496 7947 8398 8848 9299
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 771 1256 1742 2227 2712 3198 3683 4168 4654 5139 5624 5971 6445 6918 7392 7866 8340 8814 9287 9761
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 786 1287 1788 2288 2789 3290 3791 4291 4792 5293 5794 6156 6645 7134 7623 8112 8602 9091 9580 10069
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 856 1426 1996 2566 3136 3706 4276 4846 5416 5986 6556 6988 7546 8105 8663 9222 9780 10339 10897 11456
Intensive English with studio, single room, no meals 1260 2235 2932 3814 3675 4353 5031 5709 6387 7065 7743 8282 8948 9615 10281 10947 11614 12280 12947 13613
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €31, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   13/06/2022 - 09/09/2022 : €20 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
double room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs: € 35 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs: € 35 per week
Surcharges studio:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €20 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 93

All prices include:

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

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 66

In 2022 the school is closed on: 03/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 23/05/2022, 24/06/2022, 01/07/2022, 05/09/2022, 10/10/2022, 11/11/2022, 26/12/2022, 27/12/2022. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

The costs of the teaching materials are CAD 40 / € 31 / € 29 for courses of 1 to 4 weeks. For courses from 4 weeks there is an additional surcharge of CAD 10 / € 8 / € 8 per week (with a maximum of CAD 120 / € 93 / € 87).

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 / € 116.

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 2022

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

Course materials:  

ca. €31, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   13/06/2022 - 09/09/2022 : €20 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 93

All prices include:

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

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 66

In 2022 the school is closed on: 03/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 23/05/2022, 24/06/2022, 01/07/2022, 05/09/2022, 10/10/2022, 11/11/2022, 26/12/2022, 27/12/2022. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

The costs of the teaching materials are CAD 40 / € 31 / € 29 for courses of 1 to 4 weeks. For courses from 4 weeks there is an additional surcharge of CAD 10 / € 8 / € 8 per week (with a maximum of CAD 120 / € 93 / € 87).

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 / € 116.

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 2022

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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 2096 2427 2758 3090 3421 3752 3945
IELTS with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 3244 3737 4230 4723 5216 5709 6063
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 3382 3899 4415 4931 5447 5963 6341
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 3475 4006 4538 5070 5601 6133 6526
IELTS with host family plus, single room, halfboard 3891 4492 5093 5694 6294 6895 7358
IELTS with studio, single room, no meals 4538 5247 5955 6664 7373 8082 8652
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €31, invoiced by StudyTravel

Exam fees:  

ca. €239, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   13/06/2022 - 09/09/2022 : €20 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
double room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs: € 35 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs: € 35 per week
Surcharges studio:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €20 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 93

All prices include:

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

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 66

In 2022 the school is closed on: 03/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 23/05/2022, 24/06/2022, 01/07/2022, 05/09/2022, 10/10/2022, 11/11/2022, 26/12/2022, 27/12/2022. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

The costs of the teaching materials are CAD 40 / € 31 / € 29 for courses of 1 to 4 weeks. For courses from 4 weeks there is an additional surcharge of CAD 10 / € 8 / € 8 per week (with a maximum of CAD 120 / € 93 / € 87).

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 / € 116.

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 2022

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 7119 8120 9122
Academic year English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 11826 13474 15123
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 12473 14214 15955
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 12904 14707 16510
Academic year English with studio, single room, no meals 17865 20377 22888
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year English without accommodation 7766 8860 9954
Academic year English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 12473 14214 15955
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 13120 14953 16787
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 13551 15446 17342
Academic year English with studio, single room, no meals 18512 21116 23720
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €31, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
double room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs: € 35 per week
Surcharges studio:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €20 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 93

All prices include:

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

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 66

In 2022 the school is closed on: 03/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 23/05/2022, 24/06/2022, 01/07/2022, 05/09/2022, 10/10/2022, 11/11/2022, 26/12/2022, 27/12/2022. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

The costs of the teaching materials are CAD 40 / € 31 / € 29 for courses of 1 to 4 weeks. For courses from 4 weeks there is an additional surcharge of CAD 10 / € 8 / € 8 per week (with a maximum of CAD 120 / € 93 / € 87).

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 / € 116.

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 2022

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 1495 2882
One-to-one with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1834 3382
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 1857 3429
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 1872 3459
One-to-one with host family plus, single room, halfboard 1942 3598
One-to-one with studio, single room, no meals 2346 4407
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €31, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   13/06/2022 - 09/09/2022 : €20 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
double room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs: € 35 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs: € 35 per week
Surcharges studio:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €20 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 93

All prices include:

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

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 66

In 2022 the school is closed on: 03/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 23/05/2022, 24/06/2022, 01/07/2022, 05/09/2022, 10/10/2022, 11/11/2022, 26/12/2022, 27/12/2022. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

The costs of the teaching materials are CAD 40 / € 31 / € 29 for courses of 1 to 4 weeks. For courses from 4 weeks there is an additional surcharge of CAD 10 / € 8 / € 8 per week (with a maximum of CAD 120 / € 93 / € 87).

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 / € 116.

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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