© Damien Ligiardi photographe - Maisonneuve Monument by sculptor Louis-Philippe Hébert in Montreal

Study English or French in Montréal

Learn English or French where European charm meets lively urban culture in Canada’s diverse bilingual metropolis.

© Damien Ligiardi photographe - Maisonneuve Monument by sculptor Louis-Philippe Hébert in Montreal

Discover your “joie de vivre” in Canada’s bilingual city.

Learn English or French in Montréal, the largest French-speaking city in the world outside of Paris, and enjoy culture around the clock, in both official languages. If you’re into the arts, film, food and fashion, you’ll fall in love with the city as soon as you arrive. Montréal offers a captivating mix of culture and diversity shaped by the French, the English, and immigrants from more than 80 countries.

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WHY STUDY ENGLISH OR FRENCH IN MONTRÉAL
  • The new, modern downtown ILSC Montreal campus is located near famous McGill University
  • Make friends & discover the city through bilingual activities
  • Learn English or French in Montreal through unique cultural language courses and programs
  • Only centre in Quebec accredited by Cambridge University to deliver CELTA
  • Learn to teach French through our CEFLE teacher training program
CAMPUS INFO
  • Launched: 2010
  • Minimum age: 16*
  • Average students per class: 14
  • Maximum students per class: 18
  • Centre capacity: 415
* Age 7-17 for Junior Programs
Welcome from our school director, Annie Campbell

Welcome from our school director, Annie Campbell

Explore our campus

Explore our ILSC Montréal campus before you arrive! Study English or French in the bright classrooms at our newly renovated, centrally located campus. Then relax in our “Student Street” where you can mingle, connect, and make new international friends. The sunny campus has beautiful city views, and our ILSC Café is equipped with professional coffee-making equipment for Barista Training in our Café Work Skills course.

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SCHOOL FACILITIES
  • 23 Classrooms
  • 3 Computer Lab
  • 2 Student Lounges
  • Kitchens
  • Cafe
  • Prayer Room
  • High Speed Wi-Fi
SERVICES ON CAMPUS
  • Visa processing services
  • Student Advising
  • Test Centre
  • University Admissions Service
Reception

Reception

Common Area

Common Area

Hallway

Hallway

Hallway

Hallway

Kitchen Area

Kitchen Area

Cafe Coffee Machine

Cafe Coffee Machine

Classroom

Classroom

Classroom

Classroom

Classroom

Classroom

Explore our English & French Programs & Tests

Get excited by the variety of English and French programs available at our Montréal language school. Montréal is also an official test centre for IELTS, TEF/TEFaQ, OET & Cambridge. Whatever your language learning goal, we have options to help you achieve success!

General English
University Pathway
Creative & Cultural English
Academic & Test Preparation
Business English
Junior Programs
General French Communication
Creative & Cultural French
DELF Preparation
TEF & TEFaQ Preparation
Private Tutoring French
Executive Business Tutoring, French
Volunteer Experience French
Customized Group Packages French
Bilingual Program Montréal
French Communication Certificate
English for Academic Purposes
Tutoring English
Volunteer Experience English
IELTS Mastery
Cambridge Mastery
Café Work Skills Class
CELTA
CEFLE Certificate

Explore our Language Tests

Montréal is an official test centre for IELTS, TEF/TEFaQ, OET, and Cambridge. If you need one of these specialized language assessments for work, higher education, or immigration we are happy to help.

Take the TEF or TEFaQ test in Montreal
Take the OET (Occupational English Test) in Montreal
Take the Cambridge English Language Assessment in Montreal
Take the IELTS test in our IELTS Official Test Center in Montreal

Your life in Montréal

Montréal is a great city student city, perfect for discovering Canada’s cultural diversity. Whether you study English or French, you’ll pick up words in both languages to help you navigate the city, connect with locals, and explore amazing year-round music, festivals, café culture, and great nightlife.

Discover Montréal on your own, or join ILSC activities and volunteer opportunities to meet other students, connect with locals, and explore all that the city has to offer.

International Students at ILSC Montreal visit the Notre-Dame Basilica when they're not studying English or French

Things to do in Montréal

EXPLORE MONTRÉAL'S TOP ATTRACTIONS WHILE YOU STUDY ENGLISH OR FRENCH

Accommodation in Montréal

Choose the accommodation that’s right for you. Whether you want to live with a family or live independently, our student accommodation team is here to support you.

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Live Independently

Feeling adventurous? Stay with other students or travelers. ILSC can connect you student residence or apartment living options to fit your budget and preferences.

Choose an accommodation in Montréal:

Apply for a scholarship worth up to $5,000 CAD.

Learn more about the Daniel Lefort Memorial Scholarship, offered to two students each year for study at ILSC Montréal.

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Where to find us

550 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, 8ème étage Montréal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 1B9 tel: +1 514 876-4572
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Student Stories

"I won the Super student award and it was such a surprise because I never thought that would happen for me. I liked that at every end of the session you do something special in class. Either eat together in the morning, or go to a museum. This is really cool. It’s a good way to say goodbye to the students that are going home. With experiences like this you go to class and feel a stronger connection."

Cedric Andre Brugger, Switzerland

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