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Learn French in Montreal, Canada

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ILSC Montreal:
You´ve arrived in a place where learning has no limits. A complete learning experience where speaking French becomes a natural part of your everyday life. At ILSC, you´re learning by living…and you may just amaze yourself. ILSC, one of Canada's most reputable French and English language schools, is located right in the heart of downtown Montréal. ILSC teaches a wide range of courses at various levels. Our small classes are taught using "student-centered" and communicative methods by our highly qualified instructors. We also offer customized groups, summer youth homestay, private tutoring and work experience. All of us at ILSC take pride in making our school one of the finest language learning institutes in the world. Through our innovative student-centred approach to education, you’ll learn French while pursuing your own interests and passions. For almost 15 years we have been developing our teaching methods. They have proven successful with thousands of students from over the world.

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Why study at ILSC:

Photo of Learn French in Montreal, Canada* Staff and Teachers
Teachers at ILSC are carefully selected for their ability to inspire and motivate students. Every teacher is dedicated to helping students succeed. Our staff includes a team of friendly, supportive Cultural Counsellors who can help you in your native language. Whatever challenges you encounter academically or personally, counsellors and teachers are here to listen and help.

* Programs and Courses
ILSC offers a wide range of courses. You can choose from Full-time Intensive to Part-time study schedules and you can take any combination of courses you wish, depending on your interests, goals, language level and schedule. Most courses are offered at many different levels and last four weeks. At the end of the four week session, your language level will be assessed and you can choose new courses and/or move up a level in your current course. We have small class sizes with an average of 9-10 and a maximum of 14 students per class.

* French speaking homestay family accommodation Homestay Program
You’ll be surprised how quickly your speaking improves when you’re immersed in French from breakfast until bedtime. ILSC’s integrated Homestay Program carefully selects Canadian families who provide a friendly, supportive and welcoming home environment for students. Some discover friendships that last a lifetime.

* Great Activities in Montreal, Quebec Canada Activities Program
Getting outside to play and explore is a cornerstone of the ILSC experience. It’s a chance to relax after class, and spend time with your new friends while practicing French in the real world. Whatever your interests, there are activities to match – from rock climbing and baseball games to theatre and music festivals. An ILSC staff member will be your guide, and the only costs are transportation and entry fees where required.

* Our Location - Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Montreal - a great bilingual city - French and English languages

ILSC-Montréal is recognized by the following organizations:

* Languages Canada
Languages Canada is Canada's premier language organization representing language programs in both of Canada's official languages: English and French. Membership is limited to member programs, both public and private, which meet the rigorous standards of the association and who are committed to upholding them.
* Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montréal
ILSC is a member of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montréal. The BTMM is the voice of the business community and of the people of Greater Montréal for all aspects of their economic growth and prosperity, and serves as a catalyst and unifying body for the driving forces of the Montréal economy. The Board of Trade is actively engaged in key sectors of economic development.
* The CEC (Canadian Education Centre) Network promotes and markets Canada as a destination for international students and as a source for international contract training.
* The Language Industry Association / Association de l'industrie de la langue (AILIA) was created to be the voice of the Canadian language industry.
* WYSE Work Abroad The mission of WYSE Work Abroad is to facilitate and increase international youth travel and exchange through th

Homestay Accommodation:

Image of Learn French in Montreal, CanadaStaying in a Homestay will give you an excellent opportunity to practice your French conversation skills and experience French-Canadian culture and family life. Our Montréal Homestay Department is dedicated to placing you with good families in Montréal living between 40-60 minutes from the school; these homes are safe, secure, inspected and approved by our Homestay Program Coordinators.

You will be provided with your own house key and a clean, comfortable, private room and you will receive three healthy, adequate meals a day. The room will be equipped with a desk, a bed with sheets and blankets, dresser, closet, good lighting and towels. Our Montréal Homestay Department is available to assist you whenever you have questions or want to talk.

Alternative Accommodation Options in Montréal:

ILSC is proud to present the Alternative Accommodations Placement Program in Montréal, Canada. With this program, students studying at ILSC can now be placed with various types of accommodation options.

Full immersion French; French with Homestay; Intensive French; Business French; CEFLE Preparation; French Communication; Cooperative Education; DELF Test Preparation; Private French Tutoring; Specific Skills in French. We also offer a Youth Summer Homestay Program. English Courses are available.

Weekday Activities:

Our activities make the most of the four distinct Canadian seasons. Attend the school in the summer and take up bicycling, rollerblading, golfing, kayaking or learn how to salsa in the summer heat. Enjoy winter sports like tobogganing, skiing and skating or come in from the cold for indoor rock-climbing, movie nights, live basketball games and much more. Fresh air nature hikes are easily accessible all year round. You pay only for your transportation and entrance fees. An ILSC teacher or Activities Coordinator is your guide.

Montréal, where languages are lived with passion!

Photos of ILSC MontrealThe largest French speaking city in the western hemisphere, Montréal offers culture around the clock, world-renowned festivals, fine restaurants, legendary sports teams, Old World architecture, chic shopping districts and bountiful parks. Cultures worldwide have contributed their energy and traditions to create this modern, bilingual metropolis, complete with European charm and a rich multicultural mosaic.

A city for all seasons...
Summer is full of music, film, arts, cultural and sports festivals. Enjoy the island heat in Jean Drapeau Parc, explore the Lachine Canal on bicycle or take to the Laurentians... A change in clime offers picturesque Fall foliage yielding to Winter snowboarding at Mont-Tremblant and shopping in Montreal's vast underground pedestrian network of department stores and shopping centres. Check out the city's distinguished universities and colleges, then stroll into Spring with its clear promise of rejuvenation and heat.

When you’re not in class, you can dip into the potent night life of Montréal’s café society, clubs, theatres and music venues that fill the vibrant downtown streets. We also have an Activities Coordinator who arranges after school outings to explore everything from historic Old Montréal to the International Jazz Festival to cross-country skiing on Mount Royal.

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Address: 1134 Ste. Catherine Street West, Suite 310 , Montreal, Quebec , Canada
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2018-01-16 were from:

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"I like that school offers classes to students of all ages. At 42, I was never feeling too old to study here. Thanks!"
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French Immersion Programs for Adults & Youth (16+)
• Core French
• Intensive French
• Super Intensive French
• Exam Preparation for DELF, TFI, TEFaQ
• Private French Lessons
• Business French
• French & Music
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• French & Higher Education (Career / Technical programs)
• Winter French Camp for teens & adults

Summer French Courses:
• French for Teachers
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We also provide Summer French Courses for ages 10-17