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 309 531 752 973 1195 1416 1638 1859 2080 2302 2523 2624 2835 3047 3258 3469 3681 3892 4103 4315
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 588 940 1292 1644 1997 2349 2701 3053 3406 3758 4110 4342 4684 5026 5368 5710 6053 6395 6737 7079
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 608 980 1352 1725 2097 2470 2842 3214 3587 3959 4332 4583 4946 5308 5670 6032 6395 6757 7119 7482
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 618 1000 1383 1765 2148 2530 2912 3295 3677 4060 4442 4704 5076 5449 5821 6194 6566 6938 7311 7683
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 682 1128 1574 2020 2466 2912 3359 3805 4251 4697 5143 5469 5905 6341 6777 7213 7650 8086 8522 8958
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1248 1755 2262 2768 3275 3781 4288 4795 5301 5808 6194 6690 7187 7683 8180 8676 9173 9669 10166
  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 329 571 812 1054 1295 1537 1779 2020 2262 2503 2745 2866 3097 3328 3560 3791 4023 4254 4486 4717
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 608 980 1352 1725 2097 2470 2842 3214 3587 3959 4332 4583 4946 5308 5670 6032 6395 6757 7119 7482
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 628 1020 1413 1805 2198 2590 2983 3375 3768 4160 4553 4825 5207 5590 5972 6355 6737 7119 7502 7884
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 638 1040 1443 1846 2248 2651 3053 3456 3859 4261 4664 4946 5338 5731 6123 6516 6908 7301 7693 8086
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 702 1168 1634 2101 2567 3033 3500 3966 4432 4899 5365 5710 6167 6623 7079 7535 7992 8448 8904 9360
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1289 1815 2342 2869 3396 3922 4449 4976 5502 6029 6435 6952 7468 7985 8502 9018 9535 10052 10568
  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 356 624 893 1161 1430 1698 1966 2235 2503 2772 3040 3188 3446 3704 3963 4221 4479 4738 4996 5254
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 635 1034 1433 1832 2231 2631 3030 3429 3828 4228 4627 4905 5294 5684 6073 6462 6851 7240 7629 8019
Intensive English with host family, double room, halfboard 655 1074 1493 1913 2332 2751 3171 3590 4010 4429 4848 5147 5556 5965 6375 6784 7193 7603 8012 8421
Intensive English with host family, single room, halfboard 665 1094 1524 1953 2382 2812 3241 3671 4100 4530 4959 5268 5687 6106 6526 6945 7364 7784 8203 8622
Intensive English with host family plus, single room, halfboard 728 1222 1715 2208 2701 3194 3687 4181 4674 5167 5660 6032 6516 6999 7482 7965 8448 8931 9414 9897
Intensive English with residence, single room, no meals 1342 1896 2450 3003 3557 4110 4664 5217 5771 6324 6757 7301 7844 8388 8931 9475 10018 10562 11105
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:  

€85

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 € 101.

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 329 571 812 1054 1295 1537 1779 2020 2262 2503 2745 2866 3097 3328 3560 3791 4023 4254 4486 4717
Intensive English/French with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 608 980 1352 1725 2097 2470 2842 3214 3587 3959 4332 4583 4946 5308 5670 6032 6395 6757 7119 7482
Intensive English/French with host family, double room, halfboard 628 1020 1413 1805 2198 2590 2983 3375 3768 4160 4553 4825 5207 5590 5972 6355 6737 7119 7502 7884
Intensive English/French with host family, single room, halfboard 638 1040 1443 1846 2248 2651 3053 3456 3859 4261 4664 4946 5338 5731 6123 6516 6908 7301 7693 8086
Intensive English/French with host family plus, single room, halfboard 702 1168 1634 2101 2567 3033 3500 3966 4432 4899 5365 5710 6167 6623 7079 7535 7992 8448 8904 9360
Intensive English/French with residence, single room, no meals 1289 1815 2342 2869 3396 3922 4449 4976 5502 6029 6435 6952 7468 7985 8502 9018 9535 10052 10568
  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 356 624 893 1161 1430 1698 1966 2235 2503 2772 3040 3188 3446 3704 3963 4221 4479 4738 4996 5254
Intensive English/French with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 635 1034 1433 1832 2231 2631 3030 3429 3828 4228 4627 4905 5294 5684 6073 6462 6851 7240 7629 8019
Intensive English/French with host family, double room, halfboard 655 1074 1493 1913 2332 2751 3171 3590 4010 4429 4848 5147 5556 5965 6375 6784 7193 7603 8012 8421
Intensive English/French with host family, single room, halfboard 665 1094 1524 1953 2382 2812 3241 3671 4100 4530 4959 5268 5687 6106 6526 6945 7364 7784 8203 8622
Intensive English/French with host family plus, single room, halfboard 728 1222 1715 2208 2701 3194 3687 4181 4674 5167 5660 6032 6516 6999 7482 7965 8448 8931 9414 9897
Intensive English/French with residence, single room, no meals 1342 1896 2450 3003 3557 4110 4664 5217 5771 6324 6757 7301 7844 8388 8931 9475 10018 10562 11105
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:  

€85

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 € 101.

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 1698 1966 2235 2503 2772 3040 3188
IELTS with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 2631 3030 3429 3828 4228 4627 4905
IELTS with host family, double room, halfboard 2751 3171 3590 4010 4429 4848 5147
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 2812 3241 3671 4100 4530 4959 5268
IELTS with host family plus, single room, halfboard 3194 3687 4181 4674 5167 5660 6032
IELTS with residence, single room, no meals 3557 4110 4664 5217 5771 6324 6757
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Exam fees are not included in the price is approx. € 208 p.p

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Exam fees:  

ca. €208, 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:  

€85

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 € 101.

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

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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 5724 6529 7334
Academic year English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 9535 10863 12192
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 10099 11508 12917
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 10380 11830 13279
Academic year English with residence, single room, no meals 13856 15802 17748
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year English without accommodation 6287 7173 8059
Academic year English with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 10099 11508 12917
Academic year English with host family, double room, halfboard 10662 12152 13641
Academic year English with host family, single room, halfboard 10944 12474 14004
Academic year English with residence, single room, no meals 14420 16446 18472
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:  

€85

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 € 101.

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 1161 2235
One-to-one with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1440 2644
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 1460 2684
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 1470 2704
One-to-one with host family plus, single room, halfboard 1534 2832
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 2953
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:  

€85

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 € 101.

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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