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 320 551 782 1013 1244 1476 1707 1938 2169 2400 2631 2740 2961 3182 3403 3624 3844 4065 4286 4507
Intensive French with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 602 966 1329 1693 2057 2420 2784 3148 3511 3875 4239 4480 4833 5187 5540 5894 6247 6601 6954 7308
Intensive French with host family, double room, halfboard 622 1007 1391 1775 2159 2543 2927 3311 3695 4079 4463 4725 5099 5472 5846 6220 6594 6968 7342 7716
Intensive French with host family, single room, halfboard 633 1027 1421 1815 2210 2604 2998 3392 3787 4181 4575 4847 5231 5615 5999 6383 6767 7151 7535 7919
Intensive French with executive host family, single room, halfboard 697 1156 1615 2074 2533 2991 3450 3909 4368 4827 5285 5622 6071 6519 6968 7416 7865 8314 8762 9211
Intensive French with studio, single room, no meals 1037 1836 2400 3120 2974 3522 4069 4616 5163 5710 6257 6682 7219 7756 8293 8830 9367 9904 10441 10978
  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 340 592 843 1095 1346 1598 1849 2101 2352 2604 2855 2985 3226 3467 3708 3950 4191 4432 4674 4915
Intensive French with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 622 1007 1391 1775 2159 2543 2927 3311 3695 4079 4463 4725 5099 5472 5846 6220 6594 6968 7342 7716
Intensive French with host family, double room, halfboard 643 1047 1452 1856 2261 2665 3070 3474 3878 4283 4687 4969 5364 5758 6152 6546 6941 7335 7729 8123
Intensive French with host family, single room, halfboard 653 1068 1482 1897 2312 2726 3141 3556 3970 4385 4799 5092 5496 5901 6305 6710 7114 7518 7923 8327
Intensive French with executive host family, single room, halfboard 718 1197 1676 2155 2634 3114 3593 4072 4551 5031 5510 5867 6336 6805 7274 7743 8212 8681 9150 9619
Intensive French with studio, single room, no meals 1057 1877 2461 3202 3076 3644 4211 4779 5347 5914 6482 6927 7484 8042 8599 9157 9714 10271 10829 11386
  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 368 646 925 1204 1482 1761 2040 2318 2597 2876 3154 3311 3579 3848 4116 4385 4653 4922 5190 5459
Intensive French with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 650 1061 1472 1883 2295 2706 3117 3528 3940 4351 4762 5051 5452 5853 6254 6655 7056 7457 7858 8259
Intensive French with host family, double room, halfboard 670 1102 1533 1965 2397 2828 3260 3691 4123 4555 4986 5296 5717 6139 6560 6981 7403 7824 8246 8667
Intensive French with host family, single room, halfboard 680 1122 1564 2006 2448 2889 3331 3773 4215 4657 5099 5418 5850 6281 6713 7145 7576 8008 8439 8871
Intensive French with executive host family, single room, halfboard 745 1251 1758 2264 2770 3277 3783 4290 4796 5302 5809 6193 6689 7185 7682 8178 8674 9170 9666 10163
Intensive French with studio, single room, no meals 1085 1931 2543 3311 3212 3807 4402 4997 5591 6186 6781 7253 7838 8422 9007 9592 10176 10761 11345 11930
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 : €24 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs: € 31 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Full board (only possible in a single room): € 34 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs: € 31 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: € 82
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 164

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 / € 58

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 / € 102.

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: € 82
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 164

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 / € 58

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 / € 102.

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 5989 6832 7675
Academic Year with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 9850 11223 12596
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 10421 11876 13330
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 10706 12202 13697
Academic Year with studio, single room, no meals 14989 17096 19203
Number of weeks:
  28 weeks 32 weeks 36 weeks  
Academic Year without accommodation 6560 7484 8409
Academic Year with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 10421 11876 13330
Academic Year with host family, double room, halfboard 10992 12528 14064
Academic Year with host family, single room, halfboard 11277 12854 14431
Academic Year with studio, single room, no meals 15560 17748 19937
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 : €24 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs: € 31 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Full board (only possible in a single room): € 34 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: € 82
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 164

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 / € 58

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 / € 102.

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 1244 2400
One-to-One with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1527 2815
One-to-One with host family, double room, halfboard 1547 2855
One-to-One with host family, single room, halfboard 1557 2876
One-to-One with executive host family, single room, halfboard 1622 3005
One-to-One with studio, single room, no meals 1962 3685
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 : €24 per week
double room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs: € 31 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Full board (only possible in a single room): € 34 per week
Surcharges executive host family:   single room : 13/06/2021 - 11/09/2021 : €24 per week
Special dietary needs: € 31 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: € 82
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Montreal (YUL) airport: € 164

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 / € 58

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 / € 102.

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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