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: € 30 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: € 30 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:  

€81

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: € 54

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 € 100.

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 314 540 767 994 1220 1447 1674 1900 2127 2354 2580 2687 2904 3120 3337 3554 3770 3987 4204 4420
Intensive French/English with host family, double room, halfboard 610 987 1364 1740 2117 2494 2870 3247 3624 4000 4377 4634 5000 5367 5734 6100 6467 6834 7200 7567
Intensive French/English with host family, single room, halfboard 620 1007 1394 1780 2167 2554 2940 3327 3714 4100 4487 4754 5130 5507 5884 6260 6637 7014 7390 7767
Intensive French/English with executive host family, single room, halfboard 680 1127 1574 2020 2467 2914 3360 3807 4254 4700 5147 5474 5910 6347 6784 7220 7657 8094 8530 8967
Intensive French/English with residence, single room, no meals 1240 1744 2247 2750 3254 3757 4260 4764 5267 5770 6154 6647 7140 7634 8127 8620 9114 9607 10100
  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 340 594 847 1100 1354 1607 1860 2114 2367 2620 2874 3007 3250 3494 3737 3980 4224 4467 4710 4954
Intensive French/English with host family, double room, halfboard 637 1040 1444 1847 2250 2654 3057 3460 3864 4267 4670 4954 5347 5740 6134 6527 6920 7314 7707 8100
Intensive French/English with host family, single room, halfboard 647 1060 1474 1887 2300 2714 3127 3540 3954 4367 4780 5074 5477 5880 6284 6687 7090 7494 7897 8300
Intensive French/English with executive host family, single room, halfboard 707 1180 1654 2127 2600 3074 3547 4020 4494 4967 5440 5794 6257 6720 7184 7647 8110 8574 9037 9500
Intensive French/English with residence, single room, no meals 1294 1824 2354 2884 3414 3944 4474 5004 5534 6064 6474 6994 7514 8034 8554 9074 9594 10114 10634
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: € 30 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: € 30 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:  

€81

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: € 54

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 € 100.

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 5314 6060 6807
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 9660 11007 12354
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 9940 11327 12714
Academic Year with residence, single room, no meals 13207 15060 16914
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic Year without accommodation 5874 6700 7527
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 10220 11647 13074
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 10500 11967 13434
Academic Year with residence, single room, no meals 13767 15700 17634
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: € 30 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:  

€81

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: € 54

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 € 100.

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 1154 2220
One-to-One with host family, double room, halfboard 1450 2667
One-to-One with host family, single room, halfboard 1460 2687
One-to-One with executive host family, single room, halfboard 1520 2807
One-to-One with residence, single room, no meals 2920
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: € 30 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: € 30 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:  

€81

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: € 54

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 € 100.

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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