Irish For a Day!

St. Patrick’s Day falls on a weekend this year!  This means that it will be a much longer celebration!!  Montreal has a very big Irish community and our St. Patrick’s Day parade is the second longest in North America, second to New York City.   Montrealers really embrace this holiday!  T … Read more

Did you know that…?

  One of our French teachers, Bahman Sadighi, wrote a poetry book in 2004. The name of the book is “Semences, syllabes”.   This is one of my favorite poems from Bahman:   “Une chose nait entre bouche et cendre et Fleur de pierre Le désir demeure au-dessus   Tu déchires la tête Tu … Read more

French Business Courses at EC Montreal

I am back with more amunition for your linguistic endeavors, especialy your French ones. General French classes are absolutely great for getting you to the French level that you find suitable for yourself. But what if you need more than just general French, especially for your work or, sometimes eve … Read more

7.6 million Tourists Visited Montreal Last Year!

2011 was a record year for Montreal in terms of tourism numbers: the best it’s had in 30 years!! According to Tourism Montreal, 7.6 million tourists visited the city last year, spending $2.3 billion while here. The number of tourists increased by 2.5 percent from 2010.   The Journal de Mo … Read more

March Activities

It’s an extremely eventful month, with sugar shack festivities and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations!!  Joining our social events is a sure way to make tons of friends, practice your language skills and visit our amazing city and all it has to offer!! Hope to see you all enjoying your Montr … Read more

Montreal Impact FC debut in MLS

The Montreal Impact is the professional Soccer team of Montréal since 1993. After 20 seasons playing in the lower divisions of professional soccer in North America they are finally jumping in the highest level of football the Major Soccer League (MLS). Their first official game is this Saturday agai … Read more

International Women’s Day

Thursday March 8 is International Women’s Day.  International Women’s Day was first observed in the early 1900’s in an effort to draw global attention to the fight for women’s equality and rights to work, vote, hold public office, and to ultimately end gender discrimination.  In 1975, during I … Read more

A student testimonial of this week – “I am continually amazed by their energy and creativity, and the genuine interest they have in the success of every student”

I am glad to introduce Pamela to you who are planning to learn a new language 🙂  From day 1 until the last day, we witnessed her unceasing smile, coming from the pleasant tim e in this new city she decided to be! Here is what Pamela would love to share with us:   ” I came to EC Montréal becaus … Read more