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ENGLISH SCHOOL IN MONTREAL

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You will meet students from all over the world and share the experience of learning a foreign language.

English for Academic Purposes

Structured like a real university year, an Intensive Academic Year course is unforgettable in more ways than one. Long-term immersion and expert tuition help you achieve lasting fluency, while you’ll never forget the sights and experiences you’ll discover.

Our Intensive Academic courses offer you the maximum classroom time each week, with extra lessons focusing on specific skills such as Business English, Academic English, Literature or TOEFL /IELTS preparation.

But don’t forget – at Ecole de management INSA, exploration and adventure are part of the learning process, so you’ll still have opportunities to get out and enjoy your destination.

General English

Students join multi-national language classes and study 20 hours per week, covering key language domains and competencies appropriate to their level of ability with additional work on fluency and pronunciation.

Objectives: This programme of study is intended to enhance the all-round language and communication skills of those who wish to work  or study more effectively in an international context. Students will improve their language skills and consider factors affecting inter-cultural communication with special emphasis on fluent spoken English and pronunciation. Participants will also have the opportunity to establish relationships and share points of view with international colleagues.

Conversation & Pronunciation

Students join multi-national language classes and study 15 hours per week.

Our Conversation and Pronunciation English Programmes focus on Developing Speaking Skills, Improving Pronunciation and Building Conversational Skills and Strategies.

This will help you express yourself confidently and effectively in spoken interaction, both socially and in more formal settings and global situations.

One-to-One Tuition

You will have a personalised INSA English Programme based on a strategic needs analysis by INSA.

You choose how many lessons you will have and on which topics and areas of language you would like to focus, depending on your personal objectives; for example, you may wish to improve your Conversational English, to concentrate on your Grammatical Accuracy or develop your ability to Read and Write in English.  We provide bespoke classes based on the General English or one of the specialist English curriculums.

Get friendly advice about our English courses, our schools and prices. Find out more, or book now. Our consultants speak many different languages so if you would prefer to contact us in your own language:  information@em-insa.com

Designated learning institution: O137083107422

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • WHAT TYPE OF ENGLISH COURSE SHOULD I CHOOSE?

    A long-term program is the best choice if you have a lower English level. We offer Academic Semester or Academic Year courses which cover 2 or 3 language levels.

    If you do not have much time or want to study quickly, consider an Intensive English course.

    Take a Vacation English course if you do not have time to apply for a student visa to the Canada, or would like a light workload

    If you have 6+ months to study and are intermediate level or higher, you can take a long-term Work and Study program in Canada Learn English faster by taking a work placement.

    For a more career-focused course, take one of our Business English courses.

    For those interested in enrolling for college credit in the Canada, we offer university foundation courses in Montreal. After taking a 12-week foundation course, you have the opportunity to transfer into the school.

  • ARE INSA COURSES ACCREDITED?

    Yes, Ecole de Management INSA is accredited by local government-recognized organizations. Designated learning institution: O137083107422.

  • DO I GET A CERTIFICATE OR DIPLOMA AFTER THE COURSE?

    You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the end of your course, which will show your level of English, the dates on which you have studied and your attendance.

  • HOW MUCH CAN I EXPECT TO LEARN AFTER A 2-WEEK, 4-WEEK, OR 12-WEEK COURSE?

    Every student learns at different speeds, however, on average, a student needs 10 weeks to move from one level to the next. See our progression chart for more information.

  • WILL THERE BE TEACHERS WHO SPEAK MY NATIVE LANGUAGE?

    We teach our courses purely in English. However we will find a translator for any serious issues if necessary.

  • HOW OLD DO I HAVE TO BE TO TAKE A LANGUAGE COURSE?

    For most of our programs you must be at least 16 years old. However, there are summer programs for younger students. For more details please contact us, or you can read about our young learner programs.

  • DO YOU OFFER DISCOUNTED PRICES OR PROMOTIONS?

    Yes. The more weeks you study with us, the bigger your discount will be. The tuition discount is already included in the price list. Also, check our promotions page for our latest offers.

  • SHOULD I BE COVERED BY INSURANCE?

    You should have valid medical insurance for your entire stay. If you need insurance, we can provide it but please tell your education advisor in advance.

  • DOES INSA ACCEPT GROUP BOOKINGS?

    Yes, Ecole de management INSA does take full groups of students for courses. For more information, please contact us via our special groups contact form, or directly e-mail groups@em-insa.com.

  • DO I NEED A STUDY PERMIT TO STUDY IN CANADA?

    You do not need a Study Permit if you enroll in a program that is six months or less and complete it within the authorized period.

    However, as an international student you must obtain a Study Permit to study in Canada if you intend to study for more than six months.

    If you are going to need a Study Permit it is recommended that you apply for one before travelling to Canada because applications can only be made from abroad. If you decide to extend your course or continue your studies for more than 6 months once you arrive in Canada, you will need to leave the country in order to apply for your Study Permit if you did not obtain one in advance.

    More information on Study Permit requirements and getting a study permit can be found by visiting the CIC website: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/study.asp

  • HOW TO APPLY FOR THE QUEBEC ACCEPTANCE CERTIFICATE(CAQ) AND STUDENT PERMIT?

    n order to be able to study in Quebec, you will need to obtain a student permit. You need to follow these steps to get the proper immigration papers:

    . First, you need to obtain the official letter of admission from INSA.

    . Second, you need to apply to the Quebec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ). The letter of admission is necessary when you apply to the CAQ.

    . Third, you need to submit an application for a student permit. The CAQ is necessary when you apply for the student permit.

    To apply to the CAQ, please use this website:

    https://www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/en/immigrate-settle/students/obtaining-authorizations/certificat-acceptation/index.html

    To apply to the student permit, please use this website :
    http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/study.asp

  • HOW TO APPLY FOR THE QUEBEC ACCEPTANCE CERTIFICATE (CAQ)?

    First, you need to obtain the official letter of admission from INSA.

    . Second, you need to apply to the Quebec Acceptance Certificate (CAQ). The letter of admission is necessary when you apply to the CAQ.

    To apply to the CAQ, please use this website:

    https://www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/en/immigrate-settle/students/obtaining-authorizations/certificat-acceptation/index.html

  • HOW DO I APPLY FOR A STUDY PERMIT?

    If you are outside Canada, contact a Canadian embassy, consulate or high commission. You must submit your application to the Canadian visa office in your area. If you are in Canada, you can call (888) 242-2100 to speak with an agent or use the automated telephone service to order application forms and other services.

    More information on Study Permit requirements and getting a study permit can be found by visiting the CIC website http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/study.asp

  • WHEN SHOULD I APPLY FOR A STUDY PERMIT?

    You should apply as soon as you receive your letter of acceptance from Ecole de Management INSA.

  • WHAT WILL I NEED TO MAKE MY APPLICATION?

    Before applying for a Study Permit, you must be eligible for admission to Ecole de Management INSA and receive a Letter of Acceptance.

    More information on Study Permit requirements and getting a study permit can be found by visiting the CIC website: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/study.asp

  • CAN I EXTEND MY STAY AS A STUDENT?

    If you have a Study Permit, you can apply to extend your stay as a student over 6 months through a Canadian visa office within Canada.

    If you do not have a Study Permit you can extend your course or enroll in another course as long as you are not studying for longer than 6 months in total. If you would like to extend your studies in Canada beyond 6 months and do not have a Study Permit, you must apply for a Study Permit at a Canadian visa office outside of Canada.

    More information regarding an application for changed conditions or extending your stay in Canada as a student can be found here, http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/applications/extend-student.asp

  • DO I NEED A VISITOR VISA (TEMPORARY RESIDENT VISA – TRV)?

    Depending on your citizenship, you may need a visitor visa, as well as a study permit, more information is available through CIC here, http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp

  • HOW DO I APPLY FOR A TEMPORARY RESIDENT VISA?

    You do not need to make a separate application or pay a separate fee for a Temporary Resident Visa. An officer will issue the visa at the same time you receive the documentation necessary for entry to Canada as a student.

  • WHAT DOCUMENTS WILL I NEED TO SHOW AT THE POINT OF ENTRY?

    A list of CIC recommended documents you will need to bring when you enter Canada can be found here http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/study-arriving.asp

  • CAN I LEAVE AND RE-ENTER CANADA?

    Yes, as long as you have a valid passport or travel document and Study Permit (if applicable) with you. If you are required to have a Temporary Resident Visa, you will also need to have a valid entry visa to re-enter (unless you are returning to Canada from the United States or St-Pierre and Miquelon, and you return before the expiration period initially authorized for your entry).

    More information regarding leaving and re-entering Canada is available through CIC here http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/study-arriving.asp

  • CAN I BRING MY HUSBAND, WIFE OR CIVIL PARTNER AND DEPENDENT CHILDREN WITH ME?

    In general yes, your spouse and dependent children can accompany you. Your spouse must meet the requirements for temporary residents in Canada. More information regarding traveling with family members can be found here: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/applications/guides/5256ETOC.asp