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Montreal Homestay

Learn English in Montreal

29th June - 10th August For Ages: 13-17 years

Homestay for young learners in Montreal offers an effective language course in English, French, or both, combined with the experience of Canadian lifestyle and culture. This programme welcomes students from all over the globe to the world's largest bilingual, bi-cultural city: Montreal.

Meal plan: Full board
Type of room: Single room with shared bathroom
Learning centre: Dawson College
Journey to school: Around 45 minutes by public transport
Transport to activities: Travel pass included

Elisa Gazzola

Centre Director


School: +1 514 939 9911
Bookings: +356 23 790555
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EC leader to student ratio: 1:15

The programme includes: 5 halfday activities per week, 2 evening activities per week, and 1 full day activity per week (based on a 2-week programme).

Minimum stay: 1 week

English course: 20 General English lessons per week (15 hours)

Students per class: 15 maximum

Arrival day: Saturday

Departure day: Saturday

Please note, packages include accommodation for 7 nights per week, thus arrival on a Saturday and departure on a Sunday will incur an extra night’s fee. More than 2 extra nights will incur a full extra week fee.
Airport transfers are compulsory unless students are accompanied to the school/their accommodation by a guardian.

Living in a homestay is a wonderful experience. This unique option lets you stay in a local home and discover a different lifestyle and culture. Practise your language skills in a natural setting, while enjoying all the comforts and pleasures of a warm, welcoming home. Enjoy the unique opportunity to share the day to day life of your homestay providers, as well as learning about the diversity of the local culture. EC staff members are available at all times to help students adjust to life in a new environment, and to serve as a liaison between them and their homestay provider. Homestays are arranged directly by EC or by our accommodation partners. 


Students eat breakfast at their homestay. Cereals, toast, fruit, tea, coffee.

Packed lunch is provided by the homestay, consisting of a sandwich, fruit, and a drink is recommended by the school.

A hot meal will be provided each evening at the homestay.

If you have specific diet requirements (e.g, gluten free/vegetarian/Halal), please let us know before your arrival.

Sat Arrivals  
Sun Placement Test & Orientation Free Afternoon Get to know your homestay hosts
Mon Themed Lessons Montreal City Tour Free Evening*
Tue Themed Lessons Grevin Wax Museum Free Evening*
Wed Themed Lessons Ice Skating Tour of Old Montreal
Thu Themed Lessons Science Centre Free Evening*
Fri Themed Lessons & Kickboxing Group Dinner
Sat Free Day
Sun Full Day Excursion to Quebec

*Students may spend their free evenings with their hosts.

This is a sample programme only, changes may occur. Download the programme for each week.

Spanish 20%
China 15%
Italian 15%
Brazilian 12%
Mexico 10%
American 5%
Other 23%

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