LANGUAGE CLASSES

We offer IELTS training, French classes, English 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 July 29, 2019 to September 18, 2019 (1);

  • From September 23, 2019 to November 8, 2019 (2);

  • From November 11, 2019 to December 20, 2019 (3).

Registrations open on July 1st (1), August 12 (2) and September 30 (3).

Here are some information to know before signing up:

  • You must correspond to one of these criteria: you are a refugee/asylum seeker OR an accepted immigrant OR a student at Concordia University.

    —If you do not correspond to one of these criteria, you will have to pay the 50$ fee at the time of registration to attend classes.

    —If you correspond to one of these criteria, you will pay a 50$ deposit when you register that you will get back if you attend all of the classes (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.)

  • 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.

  • Only the people who have registered to classes with the form below 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 6PM-8PM

Registration will open July 1st and will close automatically when places allowed in the class fill up.

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). 

Here are the dates for next classes:

  • From September 16. 2019 to December 20, 2019

  • From January 13, 2020 to April 10, 2020

Registrations open on August 5, 2019 and December 16, 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 an accepted immigrant OR a student at Concordia University.

    —If you do not correspond to one of these criteria, you will have to pay the 50$ fee at the time of registration to attend classes.

    —If you correspond to one of these criteria, you will pay a 50$ deposit when you register that you will get back if you attend all of the classes (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.)

  • There are only 2 levels: beginner and intermediate.

  • Only the people who have registered to classes with the form below 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 will open on August 5 at 12PM.


ENGLISH CLASSES

We will be offering 2-month long English classes for those who have minimal knowledge of English and those who want to attend IELTS classes.

Here are the dates for the next classes:

  • From July 30, 2019 to September 19, 2019 (1);

  • From September 24, 2019 to November 8, 2019 (2);

  • From November 12, 2019 to December 20, 2019 (3).

Registrations open on July 1st (1), August 12 (2) and September 30 (3).

Here are some information to know before signing up:

  • You must correspond to one of these criteria: you are a refugee/asylum seeker OR an accepted immigrant OR a student at Concordia University.

    —If you do not correspond to one of these criteria, you will have to pay the 50$ fee at the time of registration to attend classes.

    —If you correspond to one of these criteria, you will pay a 50$ deposit when you register that you will get back if you attend all of the classes (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 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: Tuesdays/Thursdays 6PM-8PM

    Registration will open on July 1st and will close automatically when places allowed in the class fill up.


ENGLISH/
FRENCH CONVER-SATION CIRCLES

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. 

Available sections:

  • English conversation: Mondays from 4PM to 5.30PM, starting July 22