Italian Week Starts Today!

Every August, Montreal’s Italian community celebrates Italian Week!  There are festivities all over the city, especially in Little Italy and Saint Leonard.  The festival celebrates everything Italian!  They showcase Italian cuisine, fashion, music, theatre, cars and its very rich culture.  Mon … Read more

Throwback Thursday!

This week’s Throwback Thursday image is of EC Montreal’s annul corn festival.  August is corn season in the province of Quebec.  Quebec has many local farms located close to the city center, a short 30 minute drive.  Corn grows really well in Quebec and when you drive from one town to an … Read more

Recipe of the Week!

This week’s recipe is three, three ingredient cookies to start the week.  Showers are in the forecast this week, so spending time outdoors will be impossible.  How can we enjoy the indoors as much as possible while we are in a lock down?  We can get through the gloomy weather by baking and enj … Read more

July Virtual Teachers of the Month!

EC Montreal announced its winning virtual teacher for the month of July today!  We are thrilled to report that Olga is the English teacher of the month and Shahrzad won for French!  We are thrilled for both of them!  This is not the first win for either of them.  They have both won several times sin … Read more

Mijung Kim From Korea Presents!

Mijung Kim is a lovely woman from Korea who has been participating in EC Montreal’s Academic Year Intensive programme since January.  Mijung began in our elementary class and has already progressed to our pre-intermediate level.  This is a very impressive feat for Mijung as she has a disabilit … Read more

Throwback Thursday!

This week’s Throwback Thursday image is one of my favourite images of EC Montreal students.  It truly depicts what we are trying to achieve at EC and that is encouraging connections and creating opportunities for students to bond with one another.  We are proud of the fact that EC has had a ha … Read more

Keep Calm and Wear Your Mask!

We are still living with the fear of the covid 19 virus and didn’t expect to be on lock down for this long.  Many countries are experiencing their second wave of infections.  Now more than ever, we must do everything possible to protect ourselves and others from the virus.  As restrictions are … Read more

This Week’s Activity Suggestion!

There is no place like Montreal in the summertime.  Every neighbourhood and every street corner somehow comes to life.  One of our former students once commented that what he liked most about Montreal was that the city was so green.  There are so many trees, shrubs, bushes and flower beds lining the … Read more

Recipe of the Week!

EC Montreal’s English and French plus programme is Gastronomy.  Our students learn early on in the programme that gastronomy entails a lot more than food.  The session options also include mixology lessons, wine tasting and barista workshops.  When you sign up to the gastronomy programme, EC M … Read more