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 2020

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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 311 534 757 980 1203 1425 1648 1871 2094 2317 2540 2641 2854 3066 3279 3492 3705 3917 4130 4343
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 591 946 1300 1655 2010 2364 2719 3073 3428 3782 4137 4370 4714 5059 5403 5748 6092 6436 6781 7125
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 612 986 1361 1736 2111 2486 2860 3235 3610 3985 4360 4613 4978 5342 5707 6072 6436 6801 7166 7530
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 622 1007 1392 1777 2162 2546 2931 3316 3701 4086 4471 4735 5109 5484 5859 6234 6609 6983 7358 7733
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 686 1135 1584 2033 2482 2931 3380 3830 4279 4728 5177 5504 5943 6382 6821 7260 7699 8138 8577 9016
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1257 1766 2276 2786 3296 3806 4316 4826 5336 5845 6234 6733 7233 7733 8233 8732 9232 9732 10232
  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 331 575 818 1061 1304 1547 1790 2033 2276 2519 2763 2884 3117 3350 3583 3816 4049 4282 4515 4748
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 612 986 1361 1736 2111 2486 2860 3235 3610 3985 4360 4613 4978 5342 5707 6072 6436 6801 7166 7530
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 632 1027 1422 1817 2212 2607 3002 3397 3792 4188 4583 4856 5241 5626 6011 6396 6781 7166 7551 7936
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 642 1047 1452 1858 2263 2668 3073 3478 3884 4289 4694 4978 5373 5768 6163 6558 6953 7348 7743 8138
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 706 1176 1645 2114 2584 3053 3522 3992 4461 4930 5400 5748 6207 6666 7125 7584 8044 8503 8962 9421
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1297 1827 2357 2888 3418 3948 4478 5008 5538 6068 6477 6997 7517 8037 8557 9077 9597 10117 10637
  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 358 629 899 1169 1439 1709 1979 2249 2519 2790 3060 3208 3468 3728 3988 4248 4508 4768 5028 5288
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 639 1040 1442 1844 2246 2648 3050 3451 3853 4255 4657 4937 5329 5720 6112 6504 6896 7287 7679 8071
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 659 1081 1503 1925 2347 2769 3191 3613 4036 4458 4880 5180 5592 6004 6416 6828 7240 7652 8064 8476
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 669 1101 1533 1966 2398 2830 3262 3695 4127 4559 4991 5302 5724 6146 6568 6990 7412 7834 8256 8678
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 733 1230 1726 2222 2719 3215 3711 4208 4704 5200 5697 6072 6558 7044 7530 8017 8503 8989 9475 9962
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1351 1908 2465 3023 3580 4137 4694 5251 5808 6365 6801 7348 7895 8442 8989 9536 10083 10630 11177
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €14 per week
Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 31 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

It is also possible to book full board if you are accommodated in a single room for a supplement of € 24 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €28 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €8 per week
Transfer:  

€86

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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 18/05/2020, 24/06/2020, 01/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 12/10/2020, 11/11/2020, 24/12/2020, 25/12/2020. 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 € 102.

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 2020

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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 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/French without accommodation 331 575 818 1061 1304 1547 1790 2033 2276 2519 2763 2884 3117 3350 3583 3816 4049 4282 4515 4748
Intensive English/French with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 612 986 1361 1736 2111 2486 2860 3235 3610 3985 4360 4613 4978 5342 5707 6072 6436 6801 7166 7530
Intensive English/French with host family, double room, halfboard 632 1027 1422 1817 2212 2607 3002 3397 3792 4188 4583 4856 5241 5626 6011 6396 6781 7166 7551 7936
Intensive English/French with host family, single room, halfboard 642 1047 1452 1858 2263 2668 3073 3478 3884 4289 4694 4978 5373 5768 6163 6558 6953 7348 7743 8138
Intensive English/French with host family plus, single room, halfboard 706 1176 1645 2114 2584 3053 3522 3992 4461 4930 5400 5748 6207 6666 7125 7584 8044 8503 8962 9421
Intensive English/French with residence, single room, no meals 1297 1827 2357 2888 3418 3948 4478 5008 5538 6068 6477 6997 7517 8037 8557 9077 9597 10117 10637
  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/French without accommodation 358 629 899 1169 1439 1709 1979 2249 2519 2790 3060 3208 3468 3728 3988 4248 4508 4768 5028 5288
Intensive English/French with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 639 1040 1442 1844 2246 2648 3050 3451 3853 4255 4657 4937 5329 5720 6112 6504 6896 7287 7679 8071
Intensive English/French with host family, double room, halfboard 659 1081 1503 1925 2347 2769 3191 3613 4036 4458 4880 5180 5592 6004 6416 6828 7240 7652 8064 8476
Intensive English/French with host family, single room, halfboard 669 1101 1533 1966 2398 2830 3262 3695 4127 4559 4991 5302 5724 6146 6568 6990 7412 7834 8256 8678
Intensive English/French with host family plus, single room, halfboard 733 1230 1726 2222 2719 3215 3711 4208 4704 5200 5697 6072 6558 7044 7530 8017 8503 8989 9475 9962
Intensive English/French with residence, single room, no meals 1351 1908 2465 3023 3580 4137 4694 5251 5808 6365 6801 7348 7895 8442 8989 9536 10083 10630 11177
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €14 per week
Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 31 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

It is also possible to book full board if you are accommodated in a single room for a supplement of € 24 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €28 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €8 per week
Transfer:  

€86

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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 18/05/2020, 24/06/2020, 01/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 12/10/2020, 11/11/2020, 24/12/2020, 25/12/2020. 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 € 102.

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 2020

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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 1709 1979 2249 2519 2790 3060 3208
IELTS with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 2648 3050 3451 3853 4255 4657 4937
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 2769 3191 3613 4036 4458 4880 5180
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 2830 3262 3695 4127 4559 4991 5302
IELTS with host family plus, single room, halfboard 3215 3711 4208 4704 5200 5697 6072
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 3580 4137 4694 5251 5808 6365 6801
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Exam fees are not included in the price is approx. € 210 p.p

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Exam fees:  

ca. €209, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €14 per week
Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 31 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

It is also possible to book full board if you are accommodated in a single room for a supplement of € 24 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €28 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €8 per week
Transfer:  

€86

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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 18/05/2020, 24/06/2020, 01/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 12/10/2020, 11/11/2020, 24/12/2020, 25/12/2020. 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 € 102.

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 2020

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 5761 6571 7382
Academic year English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 9597 10934 12271
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 10164 11582 13000
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 10448 11906 13365
Academic year English with residence, single room, no meals 13946 15904 17863
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year English without accommodation 6328 7220 8111
Academic year English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 10164 11582 13000
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 10731 12231 13730
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 11015 12555 14095
Academic year English with residence, single room, no meals 14513 16553 18592
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

Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 31 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

It is also possible to book full board if you are accommodated in a single room for a supplement of € 24 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €28 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €8 per week
Transfer:  

€86

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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 18/05/2020, 24/06/2020, 01/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 12/10/2020, 11/11/2020, 24/12/2020, 25/12/2020. 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 € 102.

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 2020

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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 1169 2249
One-to-one with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1449 2661
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 1469 2702
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 1479 2722
One-to-one with host family plus, single room, halfboard 1544 2850
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 2972
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   15/06/2020 - 11/09/2020 : €14 per week
Info host family:  

Special dietary requirements supplement: € 31 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

It is also possible to book full board if you are accommodated in a single room for a supplement of € 24 per week. Please indicate on the booking form if you wish to book this option.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
double room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €24 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €28 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 14/06/2020 - 12/09/2020 : €8 per week
Transfer:  

€86

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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 18/05/2020, 24/06/2020, 01/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 12/10/2020, 11/11/2020, 24/12/2020, 25/12/2020. 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 € 102.

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.

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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