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 2021

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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 333 574 814 1055 1295 1536 1776 2017 2257 2498 2738 2852 3082 3312 3541 3771 4001 4231 4461 4691
Intensive French with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 627 1005 1384 1762 2141 2519 2898 3276 3655 4033 4412 4663 5031 5399 5766 6134 6502 6870 7238 7606
Intensive French with host family, double room, halfboard 648 1048 1447 1847 2247 2646 3046 3446 3846 4245 4645 4918 5307 5696 6085 6474 6863 7252 7641 8030
Intensive French with host family, single room, halfboard 658 1069 1479 1889 2300 2710 3120 3531 3941 4352 4762 5045 5445 5844 6244 6644 7043 7443 7843 8243
Intensive French with executive host family, single room, halfboard 726 1203 1681 2158 2636 3113 3591 4069 4546 5024 5501 5851 6318 6785 7252 7719 8186 8653 9120 9587
Intensive French with studio, single room, no meals 1079 1911 2498 3248 3096 3665 4235 4804 5374 5943 6513 6955 7514 8073 8632 9191 9750 10309 10867 11426
  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 354 616 878 1140 1401 1663 1925 2187 2448 2710 2972 3106 3358 3609 3860 4111 4362 4613 4864 5116
Intensive French with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 648 1048 1447 1847 2247 2646 3046 3446 3846 4245 4645 4918 5307 5696 6085 6474 6863 7252 7641 8030
Intensive French with host family, double room, halfboard 669 1090 1511 1932 2353 2774 3195 3616 4037 4458 4879 5172 5583 5993 6403 6814 7224 7634 8045 8455
Intensive French with host family, single room, halfboard 680 1111 1543 1974 2406 2838 3269 3701 4132 4564 4995 5300 5720 6141 6562 6983 7404 7825 8246 8667
Intensive French with executive host family, single room, halfboard 747 1246 1744 2243 2742 3241 3740 4238 4737 5236 5735 6106 6594 7082 7571 8059 8547 9035 9523 10011
Intensive French with studio, single room, no meals 1101 1953 2562 3333 3202 3793 4383 4974 5565 6156 6746 7210 7790 8370 8950 9530 10110 10691 11271 11851
  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 383 673 963 1253 1543 1833 2123 2413 2703 2993 3283 3446 3725 4005 4284 4564 4843 5123 5402 5682
Intensive French with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 676 1104 1532 1960 2388 2816 3244 3672 4100 4528 4956 5257 5675 6092 6509 6927 7344 7762 8179 8596
Intensive French with host family, double room, halfboard 697 1147 1596 2045 2494 2944 3393 3842 4291 4741 5190 5512 5950 6389 6828 7266 7705 8144 8582 9021
Intensive French with host family, single room, halfboard 708 1168 1628 2088 2547 3007 3467 3927 4387 4847 5307 5639 6088 6538 6987 7436 7885 8335 8784 9233
Intensive French with executive host family, single room, halfboard 775 1302 1829 2356 2883 3411 3938 4465 4992 5519 6046 6446 6962 7479 7995 8512 9028 9544 10061 10577
Intensive French with studio, single room, no meals 1129 2010 2646 3446 3343 3962 4581 5200 5820 6439 7058 7549 8158 8766 9375 9983 10592 11200 11808 12417
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€10 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   14/06/2021 - 10/09/2021 : €15 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €25 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs: € 32 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Full board (only possible in a single room): € 36 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs: € 32 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €8 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 85
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 170

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 / € 10 per week.

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 61

In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 24/05/2021, 24/06/2021, 01/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 11/10/2021, 11/11/2021, 24/12/2021, 27/12/2021. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

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 / € 107.

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 2021

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

Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 85
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 170

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 / € 10 per week.

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 61

In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 24/05/2021, 24/06/2021, 01/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 11/10/2021, 11/11/2021, 24/12/2021, 27/12/2021. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

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 / € 107.

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 2021

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 6233 7111 7988
Academic Year with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 10252 11681 13110
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 10846 12360 13874
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 11143 12700 14256
Academic Year with studio, single room, no meals 15600 17794 19987
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic Year without accommodation 6828 7790 8752
Academic Year with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 10846 12360 13874
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 11440 13039 14638
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 11738 13379 15020
Academic Year with studio, single room, no meals 16195 18473 20751
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€10 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €25 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs: € 32 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Full board (only possible in a single room): € 36 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €8 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 85
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 170

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 / € 10 per week.

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 61

In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 24/05/2021, 24/06/2021, 01/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 11/10/2021, 11/11/2021, 24/12/2021, 27/12/2021. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

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 / € 107.

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 2021

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 1295 2498
One-to-One with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1589 2929
One-to-One with host family, double room, halfboard 1610 2972
One-to-One with host family, single room, halfboard 1621 2993
One-to-One with executive host family, single room, halfboard 1688 3128
One-to-One with studio, single room, no meals 2042 3835
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€10 per week, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €25 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs: € 32 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Full board (only possible in a single room): € 36 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €25 per week
Special dietary needs: € 32 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €8 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 85
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 170

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 / € 10 per week.

Visa document courier fee: approx: CAD 85 / € 61

In 2021 the school is closed on: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 24/05/2021, 24/06/2021, 01/07/2021, 06/09/2021, 11/10/2021, 11/11/2021, 24/12/2021, 27/12/2021. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled

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 / € 107.

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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