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 and the class you will be in. The lessons focus on listening, reading, writing and most importantly speaking.

Students taking 24 or 30 French lessons per week options benefit from more exposure in the classroom, which is extremely valuable. As you engage and absorb more, you will naturally adjust to thinking and communicating in your chosen language. This is a great course for developing fluency. General French 24 and 30 students have access to the following workshops, which are offered on a rotational basis. Some courses have a minimum entry requirement.

  • Conjugation
  • Communicative Writing
  • Conversation: Everyday French
  • DELF A1/A2
  • DELF B1/B2
  • DALF C2
  • French Grammar
  • La Francophonie
  • Listening and Pronunciation
  • Listening and Vocabulary
  • Reading and Vocabulary
  • Speaking Skills
  • Writing and Vocabulary

As well as offering courses in French, the school also offers English 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 French without accommodation 358 614 871 1127 1384 1640 1896 2153 2409 2665 2922 3048 3294 3539 3785 4030 4276 4522 4767 5013
Intensive French with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 676 1084 1492 1900 2308 2716 3124 3532 3940 4348 4756 5034 5432 5829 6226 6623 7020 7418 7815 8212
Intensive French with host family, double room, halfboard 697 1127 1557 1987 2416 2846 3276 3705 4135 4565 4995 5294 5713 6132 6551 6970 7389 7808 8227 8645
Intensive French with host family, single room, halfboard 712 1156 1600 2044 2489 2933 3377 3821 4265 4709 5154 5468 5901 6334 6768 7201 7634 8068 8501 8934
Intensive French with executive host family, single room, halfboard 777 1286 1795 2304 2814 3323 3832 4341 4850 5359 5869 6248 6746 7244 7743 8241 8739 9238 9736 10234
Intensive French with studio, single room, no meals 1156 2044 2673 3474 3319 3929 4540 5150 5760 6370 6981 7461 8060 8660 9259 9859 10458 11058 11657 12257
  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 without accommodation 383 665 947 1228 1510 1792 2073 2355 2637 2918 3200 3352 3622 3893 4164 4435 4706 4977 5247 5518
Intensive French with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 701 1134 1568 2001 2434 2868 3301 3734 4168 4601 5034 5338 5760 6183 6605 7028 7450 7873 8295 8718
Intensive French with host family, double room, halfboard 723 1178 1633 2088 2543 2998 3453 3908 4363 4818 5273 5598 6042 6486 6930 7374 7819 8263 8707 9151
Intensive French with host family, single room, halfboard 737 1207 1676 2145 2615 3084 3554 4023 4493 4962 5432 5771 6230 6688 7147 7605 8064 8523 8981 9440
Intensive French with executive host family, single room, halfboard 802 1337 1871 2405 2940 3474 4009 4543 5078 5612 6147 6551 7075 7598 8122 8645 9169 9693 10216 10740
Intensive French with studio, single room, no meals 1181 2095 2749 3575 3445 4081 4717 5352 5988 6623 7259 7764 8389 9014 9639 10263 10888 11513 12137 12762
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €29, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   13/06/2022 - 09/09/2022 : €19 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €22 per week
double room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €22 per week
Special dietary needs: € 33 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €22 per week
Special dietary needs: € 33 per week
Surcharges studio:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €19 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €22 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 87

All prices include:

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

The course material is not included in the fee and costs CAD 14 / € 11 per week.

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 62

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 / € 29 / € 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 / € 87 / € 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 / € 109.

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 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. €29, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   13/06/2022 - 09/09/2022 : €19 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 87

All prices include:

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

The course material is not included in the fee and costs CAD 14 / € 11 per week.

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 62

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 / € 29 / € 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 / € 87 / € 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 / € 109.

Academic Year

The academic year course is a study programme of 28, 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 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 without accommodation 6674 7613 8552
Academic Year with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 11087 12632 14178
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 11693 13325 14958
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 12098 13788 15478
Academic Year with studio, single room, no meals 16749 19103 21458
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic Year without accommodation 7280 8306 9332
Academic Year with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 11693 13325 14958
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 12300 14019 15738
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 12704 14481 16258
Academic Year with studio, single room, no meals 17355 19797 22238
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €29, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €22 per week
double room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €22 per week
Special dietary needs: € 33 per week
Surcharges studio:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €19 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €22 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 87

All prices include:

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

The course material is not included in the fee and costs CAD 14 / € 11 per week.

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 62

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 / € 29 / € 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 / € 87 / € 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 / € 109.

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 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 1402 2702
One-to-One with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1719 3171
One-to-One with host family, double room, halfboard 1741 3214
One-to-One with host family, single room, halfboard 1755 3243
One-to-One with executive host family, single room, halfboard 1820 3373
One-to-One with studio, single room, no meals 2200 4132
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €29, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   13/06/2022 - 09/09/2022 : €19 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €22 per week
double room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €22 per week
Special dietary needs: € 33 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €22 per week
Special dietary needs: € 33 per week
Surcharges studio:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €19 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €22 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 87

All prices include:

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

The course material is not included in the fee and costs CAD 14 / € 11 per week.

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 62

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 / € 29 / € 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 / € 87 / € 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 / € 109.

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.

Studio apartment

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. 

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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