French Courses in Montreal (ages 14-21)
Learn French while you have a fun-filled experience in the spectacular, French-Canadian city of Montreal!
French courses can be booked for 1, 2, 3, or more weeks from June 24th through Sep. 2nd.
Downtown Montreal and Old Montreal are right next to one another. The downtown area of this beautiful city is full of French-colonial architecture, stylish boutiques, cafés, and restaurants. Montreal has a distinct, old world, French-Canadian feel. Quebecois culture is warm, welcoming, and festive! Every year Montreal hosts a variety of free concerts and festivals. This keeps the streets of Montreal packed with people enjoying and sharing in music, laughter and creativity. The most popular festival in Montreal is the “Montreal Jazz Festival”, which last for 11 days and is held every summer!
Montreal also hosts the annual “Just For Laughs Comedy Festival”. The festival began as a two night French comedy show and has now become a huge event that lasts two weeks! Over 470,000 people come to enjoy the festival each year.
As one of the most bilingual cities in Canada, Montreal is the ideal place to study French abroad! And remember if you're ever out of ideas of what to see, check out our top things to see in Montreal for a few tips!
Located in downtown Montréal, right on Sherbrooke Street, known as "The Golden Mile" in front of majestic McGill University, our school boasts many of the city's highlights right on its doorstep. The central location of our language school gives students easy access to shopping, restaurants, delis, cafés and much more! Just two blocks away from the school there is a major subway line; this lets students travel easily within the city!
The Teenagers Abroad French program offers high school students the following course options for French Courses in Montreal:
Standard French Courses:
4 group lessons per day (15 hours per week)
Intensive French Courses:
6 group lessons per day (22.5 hours per week)
The Teenagers Abroad French Camp includes:
- Class size: max. 15 students (average 12)
- Standard French courses normally held 9:00-12:15pm, Monday - Friday
- Intensive French courses normally held 1:00-2:30pm, Monday - Friday
- French courses are available for all language levels
- Teachers are qualified professionals & French native speakers
- Students will receive a Language certificate at the end of the program
A typical day includes:
- Breakfast: 8:00 - 9:00am
- French Courses: 9:00 - 12:15pm
- Lunch: 12:15 - 2:30pm
- Organized activities: 2:30 - 6:00pm
- Evening meal/ free time: 6:00 - 10:00pm
- Lights out at 10:30pm
Accommodation & Meals
Students participating in the French program can choose between two accommodation options:
Residence Accommodation (June 29th - August 23rd):
- Downtown location
- Double rooms
- 3 meals a day with a packed lunch
- 15-20 min. walk from school
- On site supervision
Host Family Accommodation:
- Single rooms & Double rooms
- 3 meals a day with a packed lunch
- Students travel to/from school using public transportation
- Housing is located 20 to 40 minutes from the school
Activities & Excursions
The supervised activity program includes:
- Daily afternoon activities
- Weekly half-day excursion
- Weekly full-day excursion
- Other activities and excursions available for a small surcharge
Our program in Montreal provides participants with sufficient time after courses to learn more about Quebec, its culture, traditions, customs and everyday life. Students will participate in cultural and social activities with their new international classmates. These will provide them with plenty of opportunities to practice and improve their new French language skills, as well as to make new friends.
Curfew & Supervision
Level of supervision: MODERATE
Curfew is at 10:00 pm every day.
Students must return to their accommodation by or before the curfew time, unless they are participating in a tour or activity organized by the school, regardless of their age or circumstance. No exceptions will be made.
Travel & Arrival Information
Montreal Trudeau (YUL)
Montreal’s international airport is located 25km outside of the city.
Transfers from/to the airport are included on the day of arrival (Sunday) and on the day of departure (Saturday) between 2pm and 6pm.
Passports / Visa / Length of stay:
Students are responsible for arranging their own visas, passports, and any permits needed to study abroad. For more information about visas, permits, passports and general country entry requirements, please visit official CIBT website.
Students are responsible for making all flight arrangements for travel to/from Montreal. Upon arrival at the Montreal airport, one of our staff members will meet the student and take them to their accommodation.
Teenagers Abroad participants have the option to book our Travel Health Insurance.