Présentation du Collège Herzing – An Opportunity Not to be Missed!

On Friday, April 11 at 1:30 a representative from the Herzing College will come to EC Montreal to give a presentation about the college, its programs and benefits for our students though the newly established partnership with EC! The presentation will be held in French. This is a great opportunity for you to get useful information about how to attend a college in Canada and build a career in Accounting, Business Administration, Pharmacy Technical Assistance, Computing support, Network Administration, Computer Graphic Design and many more! Through the partnership EC students are exempt from providing the IELTS exam as an acceptance requirement if they have a certain level in English or French. Come check it out!

WALL-E It’s Time for a Movie at EC Montreal!

“The year is 2700 and planet Earth is unhabitable. For hundreds of years a robot called WALL-E has been taking out the trash and trying to clean up Earth. WALL-E doesn’t realize that he has found the key to saving the planet.” Come and watch this movie with your classmates and practice your listening, note-taking, writing and speaking. The movie will be shown three times at EC Montreal this week: on Tuesday, March 18 at 1:30, Wednesday, March 19 at 1:30 and 3:15. The round table discussion about the movie will take place on Friday, March 21 in room 8. If  you are looking for a great opportunity to practice your listening, vocabulary and speaking skills, participating in the movie activity and the round table discussion afterwards is highly recommended!

Herzing College Presentation!

On Friday, March 14 at 1:30 the admissions manager from the Herzing College will give a presentation about the college, its programs and benefits for our students though the newly established partnership with EC Canada schools! This is a great opportunity for you to get useful information about how to attend a college in Canada and build a career in Accounting, Business Administration, Pharmacy Technical Assistance, Computing support, Network Administration, Computer Graphic Design and many more areas! Through the partnership EC students are exempt from providing the IELTS exam as an acceptance requirement if they have a certain level in English or French. Come check it out! Should you wish to get more contact time with the English language, remember that EC Montreal offers private lessons in English.

Are you ready for the Table Ronde?

Do you want to focus on your speaking skills in French? Come to participate in the Table Ronde, this Friday at 1:30pm! This special lesson on Friday afternoon  is one of many free academic activities offered at EC Montreal English School. If you plan to study ESL Abroad at EC Montreal, you will be able to practice French and English through participating in the free afternoon academic activities. Whether it is a Lecture, a movie afternoon or a French/ English for work preparation clinic – all these activities will allow you to improve your language additionally to your courses. And the best thing is: we offer them for free!

Ready, Steady, Shoot Art Project – A Great Success!

The Art Exposition organized by the Upper Intermediate class was a great success! Four teams presented their work on a selected theme. Many students and staff came to visit the exposition and voted for their favorite gallery and picture. The great winners were Youjin from Korea and Juan Camilo from Colombia, who succeeded to convince the public with their photos! EC Montreal English School’s teacher, Souha, was very proud of the great work all the groups have done!

Ready, Steady, Shoot!

On Thursday, EC Montreal’s Upper Intermediate class will present their Art project which they have been working for several weeks. All students are invited to visit the exhibition which will take from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in rooms 11 and 13. The purpose of this project was to prepare a photo collection on various themes. Dasol Jung from Korea revealed that she had been working on the theme “Food” and therefore visited all kinds of different restaurants in order to take some great shots. All visitors are invited to vote for the collection they like the most! The Upper Intermediate class is already looking forward to welcoming as many visitors as possible!

Are You Ready for a New Challenge in 2014? Come to Study and Work in Canada!

Have you ever dreamed about studying and working abroad? The co-op programmeoffered at EC Montreal makes it possible! This programme allows you to study English and/or French and work afterwards – anywhere in Canada. By participating in this programme, you will be able to learn two languages, practice these languages in real life situations and gain international work experience. Follow the Step-by-Step procedure to register for the co-op programme: Decide how many weeks you would like to study and work. Choose a date for your study-work experience: Please plan a while ahead, as it might take some time to get your permits. Register for the Co-Op programme at EC Montreal. Pay the fees: You will need to attach a Letter of Acceptance from the school to your Visa application. Submit your application for the Study and Work permit to Immigration Canada. Wait and be patient 🙂 Once your application has been approved you can get ready for your Canadian experience! If you would like to have more information about prices and procedures, please consult our webpage or e-mail us! We are already excited to welcome you in our beautiful school!

Academic Workshops at EC Montreal

Do you want to focus on your pronunciation in English or French? Come to participate in our pronunciation clinics! On Friday, January 24, EC students have the chance to work with one of our teachers on their pronunciation in French. This special lesson on Friday afternoon  is one of many free activities offered at EC Montreal. If you plan to study FSL Abroad at EC Montreal, you will be able to practice French and English through participating in the free afternoon academic activities. Whether it is a Lecture, a movie afternoon or a French/ English for work preparation clinic – all these activities will allow you to improve your language additionally to your courses. And the best thing is: we offer them for free!

Language Courses at EC Montreal – Simply Fantastic!

Did you ever want to go abroad to study English or French? Or both languages at the same time? Then EC Montreal is the right place for your international language experience! Montreal is the biggest bilingual city in the world which offers you a great opportunity to practice two languages in the same place. Many of our students chose Montreal as their study destination because of its cultural diversity.  Besides the English and French face of the city, many cultural communities have been created throughout a history of constant immigration. If you come to Montreal, you will probably find a bit of your home. One of our students, Patricia from Brazil, said: “Here in Montreal, you will meet the world. I am such big fan of this city, simply because of its multicultural character! You immediately feel at home. And if you have troubles finding your connections, the EC Montreal team will certainly help you to succeed in a global community!” As results from our bi-weekly surveys, studying at EC Montreal has been a great experience for many students! Adriana from Venezuela stated:” I am really having a great time here at EC Montreal. I am studying here since September 2013 and I will now extend for another couple of months! What can I say, everything is awesome here!!! Great classes! Great environment! Great staff! Great teachers! Great friends! I am happy to say that I improved my French from Beginner to Pre-intermediate in only some months! Thank you very much for everything!” ==== EC offers various English Courses, including basic English in Montreal!

Need to Take the IELTS Test? Come to Study in our Higher Score Exam Preparation Course!

The IELTS Test has become a very important Exam in Canada as well as in the other countries of the Commonwealth.  Here in Canada, many immigrants and international students must take this test in order to settle down permanently or to register for an anglophone university. This is why more and more students chose to study in the Higher Score IELTS Exam preparation course at EC Montreal. Being well-prepared for the test, helps you of course to score higher in the exam. In this week’s focus group, 10 students discussed the efficiency of this course offered at EC Montreal. The aim of this focus group is to find out how the Higher Score Exam preparation IELTS course has helped students to improve their English skills, to prepare themselves for the IELTS exams as well as to get feedback on the quality of the course (teaching method, teachers, etc.) offered at EC Montreal. While having some cake and refreshments, interesting opinions could be shared. The survey brought up an outstanding result:   –          9 out of 10 students think that the Higher Score IELTS Exam Preparation course makes them familiar with the IELTS testing method. –          9 out of 10 students strongly agree that their teachers are qualified and successfully helped them to reach their goal. –          9 out of 10 students agree that the Higher Score IELTS Exam Preparation course offered at EC Montreal helps them to improve their English language skills. Nelba, a student from Mexico, pointed out: “The teaching method of the EC IELTS Exam Preparation course is divided in four steps. Each day of the week focusses on a different skill: On Monday’s we would usually practice reading, on Tuesdays Writing, and Wednesdays Listening and on Thursdays Speaking. Each Friday we simulate an exam situation for which we can prepare … Read more