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 : €15 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:  

€83

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 € 103.

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

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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 French/English without accommodation 322 555 787 1020 1253 1485 1718 1950 2183 2416 2648 2758 2980 3203 3425 3647 3870 4092 4314 4537
Intensive French/English with host family, double room, halfboard 627 1013 1400 1786 2173 2559 2946 3333 3719 4106 4492 4756 5132 5508 5885 6261 6637 7014 7390 7766
Intensive French/English with host family, single room, halfboard 637 1034 1430 1827 2224 2621 3018 3415 3812 4208 4605 4879 5265 5652 6039 6425 6812 7198 7585 7972
Intensive French/English with executive host family, single room, halfboard 698 1157 1615 2074 2532 2990 3449 3907 4366 4824 5283 5618 6066 6514 6962 7410 7859 8307 8755 9203
Intensive French/English with residence, single room, no meals 1273 1790 2306 2823 3339 3856 4373 4889 5406 5922 6316 6822 7328 7835 8341 8847 9354 9860 10366
  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 349 609 869 1129 1389 1649 1909 2169 2429 2689 2949 3086 3336 3586 3835 4085 4335 4585 4834 5084
Intensive French/English with host family, double room, halfboard 654 1068 1482 1896 2310 2724 3138 3552 3965 4379 4793 5084 5488 5892 6295 6699 7103 7506 7910 8314
Intensive French/English with host family, single room, halfboard 664 1088 1513 1937 2361 2785 3209 3634 4058 4482 4906 5207 5621 6035 6449 6863 7277 7691 8105 8519
Intensive French/English with executive host family, single room, halfboard 726 1212 1697 2183 2669 3155 3640 4126 4612 5098 5584 5946 6422 6897 7373 7848 8324 8799 9275 9750
Intensive French/English with residence, single room, no meals 1328 1872 2416 2960 3504 4048 4592 5135 5679 6223 6644 7178 7712 8245 8779 9313 9846 10380 10914
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   18/06 - 14/09 : €15 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:  

€83

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 € 103.

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 5454 6220 6986
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 9915 11297 12679
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 10202 11625 13048
Academic Year with residence, single room, no meals 13555 15457 17359
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic Year without accommodation 6028 6877 7725
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 10489 11954 13418
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 10777 12282 13787
Academic Year with residence, single room, no meals 14129 16114 18098
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 : €15 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:  

€83

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 € 103.

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 1184 2279
One-to-One with host family, double room, halfboard 1489 2737
One-to-One with host family, single room, halfboard 1499 2758
One-to-One with executive host family, single room, halfboard 1560 2881
One-to-One with residence, single room, no meals 2997
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€7 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   18/06 - 14/09 : €15 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:  

€83

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 € 103.

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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