Language course French in Montreal

EC Montreal (French)

Learn French in Montreal at our partner school, EC. An institute with an excellent reputation, EC enjoys a central location with excellent public transport links as well as having the famed St. Catherines Street close by.

Key features of our partner French 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

EC organises a varied programme of activities and excursions for students to enjoy in addition to their French course. The school takes into account the cultural calender of the city when organising its activity programme to ensure students can enjoy their free time to the maximum. During the summer months the temperature in Montreal regularly rises to over 30°C, whereas in the winter it can drop below –10°C. Each season brings its own charm and leisure possibilities, including:  

  • Ice hockey games
  • Trips to one of Montreal’s many festivals
  • Excursions to Quebec, Ottawa or Toronto
  • Horse riding
  • 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 the intensive course at 8 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 DELF-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 year .

Prices 2018

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
24
30
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   18/06 - 14/09 : €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.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €18 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €18 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €21 per week
Info executive host family:  

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

Surcharges executive host family:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €21 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €21 per week
Transfer:  

€82

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: € 55

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 21/05/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 08/10/2018, 12/11/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018.

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 French / English

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 French and respectively 4 or 10 lessons of English. 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 French , but at the same time you can practice your English with the host family.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

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:
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 French/English without accommodation 318 548 777 1007 1236 1466 1696 1925 2155 2384 2614 2722 2942 3161 3380 3600 3819 4039 4258 4478
Intensive French/English with host family, double room, halfboard 618 1000 1382 1763 2145 2526 2908 3289 3671 4052 4434 4694 5065 5437 5808 6180 6551 6923 7294 7665
Intensive French/English with host family, single room, halfboard 629 1020 1412 1804 2195 2587 2979 3370 3762 4154 4545 4816 5197 5579 5960 6342 6723 7105 7486 7868
Intensive French/English with executive host family, single room, halfboard 689 1142 1594 2047 2499 2952 3404 3857 4309 4762 5214 5545 5987 6430 6872 7314 7757 8199 8641 9084
Intensive French/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 French/English without accommodation 345 602 858 1115 1371 1628 1885 2141 2398 2655 2911 3046 3293 3539 3786 4032 4279 4525 4772 5018
Intensive French/English with host family, double room, halfboard 645 1054 1463 1871 2280 2688 3097 3505 3914 4323 4731 5018 5417 5815 6213 6612 7010 7409 7807 8206
Intensive French/English with host family, single room, halfboard 656 1074 1493 1912 2330 2749 3168 3586 4005 4424 4843 5140 5548 5957 6365 6774 7183 7591 8000 8408
Intensive French/English with executive host family, single room, halfboard 716 1196 1675 2155 2634 3114 3593 4073 4552 5032 5511 5869 6338 6808 7277 7746 8216 8685 9155 9624
Intensive French/English with residence, single room, no meals 1311 1848 2384 2921 3458 3995 4532 5069 5606 6143 6558 7085 7611 8138 8665 9192 9718 10245 10772
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   18/06 - 14/09 : €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.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €18 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €18 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €21 per week
Info executive host family:  

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

Surcharges executive host family:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €21 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €21 per week
Transfer:  

€82

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: € 55

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 21/05/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 08/10/2018, 12/11/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018.

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 programme of 24, 32 or 36 weeks. The course consists of 20 or 24 lessons per week in groups with a maximum of 15 students. 

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

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 without accommodation 5383 6139 6896
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 9786 11150 12514
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 10070 11474 12879
Academic Year with residence, single room, no meals 13379 15256 17133
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic Year without accommodation 5950 6788 7625
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 10353 11798 13244
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 10637 12123 13608
Academic Year with residence, single room, no meals 13946 15904 17863
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Academic year courses (+24 weeks) include DELF/DALF exam preparation, but not the exam fees.

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   18/06 - 14/09 : €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.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €18 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €18 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €21 per week
Transfer:  

€82

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: € 55

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 21/05/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 08/10/2018, 12/11/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018.

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 private classes 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. 20 hours per week.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

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 1169 2249
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 executive host family, single room, halfboard 1540 2844
One-to-One with residence, single room, no meals 2958
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   18/06 - 14/09 : €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.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €18 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €18 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €21 per week
Info executive host family:  

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

Surcharges executive host family:   single room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €21 per week
double room : 17/06 - 15/09 : €21 per week
Transfer:  

€82

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: € 55

In 2018 the school is closed on: 01/01/2018, 30/03/2018, 21/05/2018, 25/06/2018, 02/07/2018, 03/09/2018, 08/10/2018, 12/11/2018, 25/12/2018, 26/12/2018.

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 in 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. 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.

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Learn French in Montreal, the second city of Canada and the principal city of the province of Quebec. The city is the second largest French-speaking metropolis in the western world, and provides students with a taste of French culture without going to Europe! The majority of the city's 3.6 million inhabitants are Francophones so you will have no problem practicing your new language skills whilst you learn French in Montreal. . If you choose to learn French in Montreal, you will find a city full of culture, in fact even the city's Metro contains a variety of public artwork, with each station decorated in a unique style. Montreal's airport flies to over 100 destinations worldwide making it one of North America's best connected airports.

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June 23 14 8
July 26 16 8
Aug 24 15 8
Sept 19 11 9
Oct 12 4 4
Nov 4 -3 2
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Feb -5 -13 4
Mar 1 -7 5
Apr 10 1 5
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