01 Oct Learn English for Study, Work, Life! Montreal Canada Concordia University
Study English as a second language (ESL) in our internationally recognized Intensive English Language Program. Montreal Canada is one of the best destinations in the world for international students and our Intensive English Language Program (IELP) at Concordia’s Centre for Continuing Education is one the best ESL programs in North America! Every year we welcome over 1500 students from 55 countries around the world.
We offer a dynamic, full-time program of English language study designed to help you meet your language goals. Whether you want to improve your English for university, college study, or for professional or personal reasons, our Intensive Program is for you! We have developed integrated-skills courses to help you build your skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary through studying topics which are engaging and relevant to your needs and interests. Our teachers are experts in second-language acquisition. Studying in our program, you will acquire the English language proficiency you need to feel more comfortable speaking English and to help you meet your academic, professional and personal goals.
Montreal is a safe, affordable place to live and a great city for students. You will find friendly people, neighborhoods full of life, cafes and restaurants, shopping, parks, extraordinary architecture, and an active 24/7 vitality. A city of art and culture, Montreal is alive with creative energy. Enjoy the numerous cultural events, such as the Montreal International Jazz Festival, the International Fireworks Competition, the Montreal International Film Festival and so many more.
Do you want to study at a top Canadian University? The Language Institute was one of the first to incorporate English for Academic Purposes (EAP) into the curriculum and we have been preparing international students to study at North American universities for over 35 years! Whether you are looking to enter undergraduate or graduate studies, our program will help you learn critical skills and strategies to successfully prepare you for the challenges of university. Students who complete Advanced 2 with a grade of 70% or higher will automatically meet the Concordia University English language proficiency requirements for admission to undergraduate degree programs. Many students who graduate from our Intensive Program go on to study at Concordia University either in the Faculty of Engineering, the John Molson School of Business, the Faculty of Fine Arts or the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Do you want to improve your English for professional reasons? Professionals from all over the world choose to study with us to improve their English language proficiency. You will be challenged by the interesting projects and presentations required across the program, which incorporate a variety of language and collaborative skills so important in today’s business world. Upon completion of Advanced 2, you will be awarded a Certificate of Proficiency to add to your job resume!
Our goal is to provide students with the best experience possible. Our helpful office staff will assist you with your registration process and any questions you may have about life in Montreal. Our experienced teachers will help you learn English in a supportive and collaborative learning environment. We use a blended approach, incorporating new technologies such as Concordia’s Course Management System (MOODLE) and various online activities. We also support student learning by offering an after school study program in our Computer Labs and a Study Hall where students can get extra help or practice working one on one with our teachers. Our students have access to many of the important services on campus, such as Housing the Concordia Health Center, Counselling and Development, the Concordia Gym and so many others.
While in Canada, we will also offer you many opportunities to visit local areas and learn about Canadian culture while practicing your English. Our social activity organizers plan exciting and fun activities for students to enjoy the four seasons of Canada, such as visiting Ottawa for the Tulip Festival in the spring, taking a boat ride down the Saint Lawrence River in the summer, going apple picking and horseback riding in the fall and in the winter, tubing in the Laurentians or even watching a Concordia hockey game!
Learning a second language will open doors for the rest of your life. We offer you a unique opportunity to study and make friends with people from many countries, learn about new cultures and have countless new experiences that will help improve your language and expand your world view. Our students say that studying English at Concordia in Montreal is the experience of a lifetime.
Montreal — the best city in the world for international students!