LANGUAGE CLASSES

We offer IELTS training, French classes, one-on-one tutoring, tutoring classes, academic equalization services as well as English and French conversation classes. This will be offered to students of all ages, with the majority of work carried out by our interns and long-term academic counsellors.


IELTS CLASSES

In our efforts to help and empower newcomer students, we have created IELTS preparation classes to help students better prepare for their English Proficiency test and have an easier time getting admitted to university or get employed.

Here are the dates for the next classes:

  • From June 18, 2018 to August 16, 2018

  • From August 27, 2018 to October 19, 2018

  • From October 29, 2018 to December 21, 2018

  • From January 7, 2019 to March 1, 2019

  • From March 11, 2019 to May 3 ,2019

Registrations open on August 1; October 1; December 3; and February 1, 2019.

Here are some information to know before signing up:

  • You must correspond to one of these criteria: you are a refugee/asylum seeker OR a new immigrant OR a student at Concordia. If you do not correspond to one of these criteria, you cannot sign up for classes.

  • These are not English classes. They are preparation classes for the IELTS exam. Subsequently, participants must already have a knowledge of English and have the intention to enroll in university.

  • There will be a placement test on the first day of class to test your level of English. If you do not have the level required to take the classes, you cannot attend them. You will have to take English classes first.

  • You must submit a deposit of 50$, on the first day of class. This will guarantee your place in the class. You will receive the money back at the end of classes ONLY IF you attend ALL classes (you are allowed to miss up to 2 classes only, explained below).

  • It is mandatory to attend all classes. You are allowed 2 unjustified absences. If you are absent more than twice, without a justification (doctor appointment, exam schedule...), you will be removed from classes and you will lose your 50$ deposit.

  • Only the people who have registered to classes with the form below BEFORE the deadline can attend classes. It is forbidden to bring friends or family without signing up.

  • All classes will be at the Refugee Centre: 1610 Sainte-Catherine Ouest suite 402, H3H 2S2, Montreal.

  • Schedule: Monday/Wednesday 5PM-7PM OR Tuesdays/Thursdays 5PM-7PM

  • There is a limit of 20 persons per class. Once the limit is reached, you will have to sign up to a waitinglist (the registration forms will close and the waitinglist form will appear automatically). Only when someone drops from one of the classes, you will have a chance to attend classes.

Registration is closed until December 3rd.


FRENCH CLASSES

In our efforts to help and empower newcomer students, we have created French classes to help students better integrate into Quebec society (only beginner and intermediate levels are offered). 

There are 3 classes every year:

  • From September 10, 2018 to December 14, 2018

  • From January 14, 2019 to April 12, 2019

  • From May 13, 2019 to August 16, 2019

Registrations open on August 6, 2018; December 17, 2018 and April 15, 2019.

Beginner classes are on Mondays and Wednesdays, 5PM to 8PM.
Intermediate classes are on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5PM to 8PM.

Here are some other information about the classes before you sign up:

  • You must correspond to one of these criteria: you are a refugee/asylum seeker OR a new immigrant OR a student at Concordia. If you do not correspond to one of these criteria, you cannot sign up for classes.

  • There are only 2 levels: beginner and intermediate.

  • You must submit a deposit of 40$, on the first day of class. This will guarantee your place in the class. You will receive the money back at the end of classes ONLY IF you attend ALL classes (you are allowed to miss up to 2 classes only, explained below).

  • It is mandatory to attend all classes. You are allowed 2 unjustified absences. If you are absent more than twice, without a justification (doctor appointment, exam schedule...), you will be removed from classes and you will lose your 40$ deposit.

  • Only the people who have registered to classes with the form below BEFORE the deadline can attend classes. It is forbidden to bring friends or family without signing up.

  • All classes will be at the Refugee Centre: 1610 Sainte-Catherine Ouest suite 402, H3H 2S2, Montreal.

Registration closed on September 6 at 5PM.

 


ENGLISH/FRENCH CONVERSATION CLASSES

Are you a refugee or a newly arrived immigrant? Do you want to learn English by conversing with people like you? Register to our free English and French conversation meetings at the Refugee Centre. 

Conversation Circles are meant to practice English/French in a small group, in a informal setting. Circles take place once a week and last for one hour.  All classes will be at the Refugee Centre: 1610 Sainte-Catherine Ouest suite 402, H3H 2S2, Montreal (métro Guy-Concordia).

Each meeting will focus on a topic having to do with the Montreal community, helping you navigate more easily through the community all while practicing basic English/French conversation skills. 

 

  • Our French conversation circles will take place on Mondays 1PM to 2PM and 6PM to 7PM. You can show up to the sections you want.

  • A new section for English conversation circle is now open. Classes will be on Tuesdays 6PM to 7PM. Sign up on the forms below. Classes start on November 20.

  • Another section is on Wednesday at 1PM. Informations about the class is on the form below. Participants can show up to class without signing up.