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 388 665 943 1220 1498 1776 2053 2331 2608 2886 3163 3300 3566 3832 4098 4364 4630 4896 5161 5427
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room , no meals 732 1173 1615 2057 2499 2941 3382 3824 4266 4708 5150 5451 5881 6311 6741 7171 7601 8031 8461 8891
Intensive English with host family, double room , halfboard 755 1220 1686 2151 2616 3081 3547 4012 4477 4942 5408 5732 6186 6639 7093 7546 8000 8453 8907 9360
Intensive English with host family, single room , halfboard 771 1252 1733 2213 2694 3175 3656 4137 4618 5099 5580 5920 6389 6858 7327 7797 8266 8735 9204 9673
Intensive English with host family plus, single room , halfboard 841 1392 1944 2495 3046 3597 4149 4700 5251 5803 6354 6764 7304 7843 8383 8923 9462 10002 10541 11081
Intensive English with studio, single room , no meals 1252 2213 2894 3762 3594 4254 4915 5576 6237 6897 7558 8078 8727 9376 10025 10674 11323 11972 12621 13270
  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 415 720 1025 1330 1635 1940 2245 2550 2855 3160 3465 3629 3922 4215 4508 4802 5095 5388 5681 5975
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room , no meals 759 1228 1697 2167 2636 3105 3574 4043 4512 4982 5451 5779 6237 6694 7151 7609 8066 8524 8981 9439
Intensive English with host family, double room , halfboard 782 1275 1768 2260 2753 3246 3738 4231 4723 5216 5709 6061 6542 7022 7503 7984 8465 8946 9427 9908
Intensive English with host family, single room , halfboard 798 1306 1815 2323 2831 3339 3848 4356 4864 5373 5881 6248 6745 7241 7738 8234 8731 9228 9724 10221
Intensive English with host family plus, single room , halfboard 868 1447 2026 2604 3183 3762 4340 4919 5498 6076 6655 7093 7660 8227 8794 9360 9927 10494 11061 11628
Intensive English with studio, single room , no meals 1279 2268 2976 3871 3730 4419 5107 5795 6483 7171 7859 8407 9083 9759 10436 11112 11788 12465 13141 13818
  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 446 782 1119 1455 1791 2127 2464 2800 3136 3472 3809 4004 4329 4653 4978 5302 5627 5951 6276 6600
Intensive English with shared apartment with locals, single room , no meals 790 1291 1791 2292 2792 3293 3793 4293 4794 5294 5795 6154 6643 7132 7621 8109 8598 9087 9576 10064
Intensive English with host family, double room , halfboard 814 1338 1862 2385 2909 3433 3957 4481 5005 5529 6053 6436 6948 7460 7973 8485 8997 9509 10021 10533
Intensive English with host family, single room , halfboard 829 1369 1908 2448 2988 3527 4067 4606 5146 5685 6225 6624 7151 7679 8207 8735 9263 9791 10318 10846
Intensive English with host family plus, single room , halfboard 900 1510 2120 2730 3339 3949 4559 5169 5779 6389 6999 7468 8066 8665 9263 9861 10459 11057 11656 12254
Intensive English with studio, single room , no meals 1310 2331 3070 3996 3887 4606 5326 6045 6764 7484 8203 8782 9490 10197 10905 11613 12320 13028 13736 14443
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €32, 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 : € 36 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs : € 36 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 : EUR 94

All prices include:

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

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 67

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 / € 32 / € 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 / € 94 / € 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 / € 118.

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. €32, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   13/06/2022 - 09/09/2022 : €20 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport : EUR 94

All prices include:

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

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 67

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 / € 32 / € 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 / € 94 / € 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 / € 118.

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 2127 2464 2800 3136 3472 3809 4004
IELTS with shared apartment with locals, single room , no meals 3293 3793 4293 4794 5294 5795 6154
IELTS with host family, double room , halfboard 3433 3957 4481 5005 5529 6053 6436
IELTS with host family, single room , halfboard 3527 4067 4606 5146 5685 6225 6624
IELTS with host family plus, single room , halfboard 3949 4559 5169 5779 6389 6999 7468
IELTS with studio, single room , no meals 4606 5326 6045 6764 7484 8203 8782
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €32, invoiced by StudyTravel

Exam fees:  

ca. €242, 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 : € 36 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs : € 36 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 : EUR 94

All prices include:

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

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 67

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 / € 32 / € 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 / € 94 / € 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 / € 118.

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 7226 8242 9259
Academic year English with shared apartment with locals, single room , no meals 12003 13677 15350
Academic year English with host family, double room , halfboard 12660 14428 16195
Academic year English with host family, single room , halfboard 13098 14928 16758
Academic year English with studio, single room , no meals 18134 20683 23232
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic year English without accommodation 7883 8993 10103
Academic year English with shared apartment with locals, single room , no meals 12660 14428 16195
Academic year English with host family, double room , halfboard 13317 15178 17039
Academic year English with host family, single room , halfboard 13755 15679 17602
Academic year English with studio, single room , no meals 18791 21434 24077
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €32, 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 : € 36 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 : EUR 94

All prices include:

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

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 67

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 / € 32 / € 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 / € 94 / € 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 / € 118.

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 1517 2925
One-to-one with shared apartment with locals, single room , no meals 1862 3433
One-to-one with host family, double room , halfboard 1885 3480
One-to-one with host family, single room , halfboard 1901 3511
One-to-one with host family plus, single room , halfboard 1971 3652
One-to-one with studio, single room , no meals 2382 4473
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €32, 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 : € 36 per week
Surcharges host family plus:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs : € 36 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 : EUR 94

All prices include:

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

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 67

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 / € 32 / € 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 / € 94 / € 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 / € 118.

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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