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 376 646 915 1185 1454 1724 1993 2263 2532 2802 3071 3204 3462 3720 3978 4236 4495 4753 5011 5269
Intensive French with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 710 1139 1568 1997 2426 2855 3284 3713 4142 4570 4999 5292 5709 6127 6544 6962 7379 7797 8214 8632
Intensive French with host family, double room, halfboard 733 1185 1636 2088 2540 2991 3443 3895 4346 4798 5250 5565 6005 6445 6886 7326 7766 8207 8647 9087
Intensive French with host family, single room, halfboard 748 1215 1682 2149 2616 3083 3549 4016 4483 4950 5417 5747 6203 6658 7113 7569 8024 8480 8935 9391
Intensive French with executive host family, single room, halfboard 817 1352 1887 2422 2957 3492 4028 4563 5098 5633 6168 6567 7091 7615 8138 8662 9186 9710 10233 10757
Intensive French with studio, single room, no meals 1215 2149 2809 3652 3489 4130 4772 5413 6055 6696 7337 7842 8472 9102 9732 10363 10993 11623 12253 12883
  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 403 699 995 1291 1587 1883 2179 2475 2771 3067 3363 3523 3807 4092 4377 4662 4946 5231 5516 5800
Intensive French with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 737 1192 1648 2103 2559 3014 3470 3925 4381 4836 5292 5610 6055 6499 6943 7387 7831 8275 8719 9163
Intensive French with host family, double room, halfboard 760 1238 1716 2194 2673 3151 3629 4107 4586 5064 5542 5884 6351 6817 7284 7751 8218 8685 9152 9619
Intensive French with host family, single room, halfboard 775 1268 1762 2255 2749 3242 3735 4229 4722 5216 5709 6066 6548 7030 7512 7994 8476 8958 9440 9922
Intensive French with executive host family, single room, halfboard 843 1405 1967 2528 3090 3652 4214 4775 5337 5899 6461 6886 7436 7986 8537 9087 9638 10188 10738 11289
Intensive French with studio, single room, no meals 1242 2202 2889 3758 3622 4290 4958 5626 6294 6962 7630 8161 8818 9474 10131 10788 11444 12101 12758 13414
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €31, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   13/06/2022 - 09/09/2022 : €20 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €23 per week
double room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €23 per week
Special dietary needs: € 35 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €23 per week
Special dietary needs: € 35 per week
Surcharges studio:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €20 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €23 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 92

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 / € 65

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 / € 31 / € 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 / € 92 / € 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 / € 114.

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. €31, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   13/06/2022 - 09/09/2022 : €20 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 92

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 / € 65

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 / € 31 / € 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 / € 92 / € 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 / € 114.

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 7015 8002 8989
Academic Year with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 11653 13278 14902
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 12291 14006 15722
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 12716 14492 16269
Academic Year with studio, single room, no meals 17605 20079 22554
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic Year without accommodation 7652 8730 9808
Academic Year with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 12291 14006 15722
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 12928 14735 16542
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 13353 15221 17088
Academic Year with studio, single room, no meals 18242 20808 23374
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €31, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharges host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €23 per week
double room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €23 per week
Special dietary needs: € 35 per week
Surcharges studio:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €20 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €23 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 92

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 / € 65

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 / € 31 / € 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 / € 92 / € 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 / € 114.

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 1473 2840
One-to-One with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1807 3333
One-to-One with host family, double room, halfboard 1830 3379
One-to-One with host family, single room, halfboard 1845 3409
One-to-One with executive host family, single room, halfboard 1913 3546
One-to-One with studio, single room, no meals 2312 4343
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

ca. €31, invoiced by StudyTravel

Surcharge course:   13/06/2022 - 09/09/2022 : €20 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €23 per week
double room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €23 per week
Special dietary needs: € 35 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €23 per week
Special dietary needs: € 35 per week
Surcharges studio:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €20 per week
Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 12/06/2022 - 10/09/2022 : €23 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Montreal (YUL) airport: € 92

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 / € 65

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 / € 31 / € 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 / € 92 / € 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 / € 114.

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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