To make sure you receive the PVTistes discount, please get in touch with the YMCA Montreal Language School by using either the form below or the email address provided at the bottom of this page.

Do you want to live and work in Montreal? Then you will most likely need a high proficiency level in both English and French to find a job in most fields of work. Montreal is a bilingual city where bilingual candidates will always be preferred!
If you need help with your French and/or English, the YMCA International Language School offers a wide variety of language programs adapted to all schedules (full day, half day, and evening) at its downtown location.

School Overview

The YMCA International Language School of Montreal has been around since 1965 and is part of the international association of YMCAs present in more than 120 countries.
More than 4,800 people take part in the YMCA’s language programs every year.

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Free Placement Test!

The YMCA International Language School of Montreal offers free French and English placement tests every Wednesday between 12:30 PM and 5:30 PM. There is no charge, and no obligation to register. This is a good way to see where you stand!
Speaking English and French will surely come in handy as you look for professional opportunities in Montreal!

Programs

  • Intensive French Program (4-week sessions, full time)

This Intensive French Program (25 hours per week) includes a general morning class (in one of nine levels available) and a specialized afternoon class that you can pick according to your level and needs.

  • TFI or TCFQ Test preparation classes
  • Business French
  • Intensive English Program (4-week sessions, full time)

This Intensive English Program (25 hours per week) includes a general morning class (in one of eight levels available) and a specialized afternoon class that you can pick according to your level and needs.


  • TOEFL or IELTS Test preparation classes
  • Business English
  • English at Work (English for work purposes; résumés, interviews…)

These intensive programs include free WIFI access at the YMCA Centre, free membership to the YMCA Sports Centre for the duration of your course (indoor pool, full gym with weights and machines, and group fitness classes!), as well as a great selection of free or cheap activities and excursions organized by the YMCA and its partners.

  • Part-time evening classes are also available in both languages (7-week sessions).

Rates and PVTistes.net Discount

By applying through PVTistes.net, you receive a 10% discount on your initial registration* to the YMCA Intensive Program for either French or English courses. In order to obtain the discount, you must contact the YMCA International Language School by using either the form below or the email address provided!

Rate Example: 4-Week Intensive Program - 25 hours per week: $1,365 CAN (the month-by-month cost decreases if you register for more than 1 month).

PVTistes.net Discounted Rate: $1,228.50 CAN

*Discount applicable on the number of weeks paid for initially. The regular decreasing rate for the intensive program will apply for any further extensions. This discount does not apply to any other program other than the Intensive Program (25 hours per week).