Classic Montreal

Spend your summer in Montreal having fun and learning French! Experience life in Canada while improving your language skills on a programme you will never forget.

You’ll get more out of this course if

  • Are adventurous and between 12 and 17 years old.
  • Have a sense of fun and enjoy making new friends.
  • Want to learn French in a safe but exciting environment.
  • Enjoy taking part in varied activities while exploring the local sights.

What can you expect on this course?

Lessons take place at Dawson College which is located in the heart of downtown Montreal in a building on 12 acres of green space. All the classrooms are modern, air-conditioned and spacious. There is a cafeteria and snack bar on site. The college is connected to the metro, an underground shopping centre and food court. It is also a few steps away from one of Montreal’s largest entertainment complexes, the Pepsi Forum.

You will have 20 lessons (15 hours) each week. The programme provides language learning in an entertaining and meaningful context. Speaking and listening take priority.

Our dedicated and professional teaching staff will provide feedback and support and help students build confidence to speak French

In class you will mix with other teenage students from all over the world and lessons are always held in the morning.

Homestay Accommodation

Homestay gives you the chance to know a Canadian family better. Daytime activities, 1 evening activity and 1 full-day weekend excursion are included. Other evening and weekend activities are available at extra cost if you want to join in

Accommodation includes:

  • Single room in Canadian home
  • Shared bathroom
  • Full board (breakfast, packed-lunch, dinner)
  • Journey to school: Average 35 minutes by public transport (students travel alone)

Supervision

The EC Montréal Coordinator is available during class time to provide close liaison between the Classic Montréal Campus and EC Montréal.

EC Monitors will accompany you on all afternoon activities. After all afternoon activities, Classic Montréal Monitors will return you to EC. The Coordinator is at EC in the afternoon to greet you as you return from your activity.

At the end of the programme each day, you will have about 1 to 2 hours of free time. During this time you can use the internet at EC or explore the city with your new friends.

Activities

Designed for teenagers like you, this course offers a good mix of activities which will introduce you to Montréal, its culture as well as provide you with many opportunities to participate in sports. The typical afternoon schedule takes advantage of Montréal’s many attractions so that you can enjoy the best summer has to offer.

EC Monitors supervise our students during afternoon activities. They also act as guides on outings and as team leaders for sports. We choose Monitors for their experience working with or leading young people in group settings.

Day Programme

If you do not need accommodation, you may choose our Day Programme, which includes lessons, course materials, activity programme and weekday lunches.

Day Programme Includes

  • No accommodation
  • Weekday packed lunches
  • Supervised activity programme (per week): 5 half-day (Additional evening & weekend activities may be booked at school after arrival)
  • Travel pass for activities

Facts:

  • Homestay Available: 25 June - 13 August, 2016
  • Day Programme Available: 27 June - 12 August, 2016
  • Arrival & Departure Day: Saturday
  • Minimum stay: 1 week
  • Age: 12-17 years
  • 15 lessons per week and course materials
  • 1 Lesson: 45 minutes
  • Class size: Maximum 15

Programme Includes:

  • Accommodation on full board
  • French Course
  • Course materials
  • End of course certificate
  • Supervised activity programme: 5 half-day activities and 1 evening activity per week. 1 weekend full-day activity for students staying 2 weeks minimum.
  • Return airport transfers
  • Public transport to and from school and activities
  • Medical insurance

Price:

  • Classic Homestay: C$980/ week
  • Day Programme plus Activities: C$530/ week