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Life is Sweet at EC Montreal!

It is Valentine’s week and love and romance are in the air at EC Montreal!  Every Wednesday, EC Montreal offers its students a free social activity.  These events give our students an opportunity to interact with one another, practice their language skills and make friends. Today’s activity was very sweet to say the least!  We … Read more


Meet Martha Sanchez: EC Montreal Homestay Host!

We are delighted to introduce you to Mme Martha Sanchez, EC Montreal’s homestay host.  Martha has been hosting students for EC for the past 6 years.  She is a well respected hostess and adored by her students. Here is what she would like to share with all of you about hosting for EC Montreal: I … Read more

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EC Montreal’s Homestay Host: Susan Young

Meet EC Montreal’s Homestay host, Susan Young!  Here is what she would like to share with everyone about hosting EC Montreal students: I have been hosting students for EC Montreal for the past 10 years.  Hosting them has always been a pleasure.  I came in contact with EC after doing some homestay for Horizon Quebec.  … Read more

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EC Montreal’s French Programmes: Language & Culture!

We thought it would be a great idea to offer our blog readers information on learning French. EC offers French courses in Montreal! No matter how old you are, it is never too late to learn another language! The most important tip is to learn a language where it is spoken! This is the “raison d’être” of … Read more

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EC Montreal’s Movie Day!

This week’s complimentary activity at EC Montreal was Movie Day.  Since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, we decided to show a romantic comedy. We chose “Music & Lyrics” starring Drew Barrymore and Hugh Grant.  The movie is about a washed-up pop star who has lost his inspiration.  He teams up with a young woman … Read more


EC Montreal Rolls Out the Orange Carpet!

When you come to EC to learn English and French in Montreal, you should expect a lot more!  You should expect to be treated as our guest!  The EC Montreal team works hard every day to make the student experience a positive one!  The team is here for our students, who are our special guests!  … Read more

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Homestay Recruiting Season has Begun at EC Montreal!

EC Montreal has begun its recruitment of new homestay families for the new year!  We are expecting a busy year and more and more students are choosing to stay with homestay families!  As a result, we need to add to our family of hosts! Homestay is an excellent accommodation option for students!  Students can be … Read more

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EC Montreal: Benefits of Bilingualism!

So you decided to study English or French in Montreal with EC. You wanted to discover a new city and learn a new language. That is a good enough reason but we bet you didn’t know that researchers at the University of Edinburgh and York University have come up with 10 benefits to being bilingual! They make … Read more