English Courses in Montreal

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BLI general English courses are designed for students who want to improve their accuracy and fluency when communicating in English. Whether you want to learn English for work, travel, school, or just for pleasure, BLI will help you achieve your goals.

BLI offers a wide variety of language programs to suit the needs of every learner.  With a wide range of schedules and programs, we can take you from basic communication to advanced academic proficiency through engaging and dynamic lessons delivered by experienced teachers who understand your motivations and ambitions. 

General English Courses
12 levels of instruction 

From basic to Advanced

 

Small Classes

(12 students per class)

Different program options

Part time

Full time

Intensive

Super Intensive

Full day Bilingual

Part time

Part time

18 lessons per week

The part time program gives you the opportunity to review and practice all aspects of language learning, covering all four skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening), grammar and vocabulary. The approach is communicative and the classes are designed to be dynamic and engaging.

Class Schedule

Mon – Thu

9:00 – 12:20

Friday

9:00 – 10:30

 
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
9:00 – 10:30

Communicative 

Grammar

Communicative 

Grammar

Communicative 

Grammar

Communicative 

Grammar

Integrated Skills
10:40 – 12:20 Integrated Skills Integrated Skills Integrated Skills Integrated Skills  

 

Full time

Full time

24 lessons per week

As well as covering the four skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening), grammar and vocabulary in a student centered and communicative setting, you will have the chance to develop both your fluency and accuracy through daily workshops designed to reinforce and practice the language you studied in the morning.

Class Schedule

Mon – Thu

9:00 – 2:00

Friday

9:00 – 12:20

 
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
9:00 – 10:30

Communicative 

Grammar

Communicative 

Grammar

Communicative 

Grammar

Communicative 

Grammar

Integrated Skills
10:40 – 12:20 Integrated Skills Integrated Skills Integrated Skills Integrated Skills Communication workshop 
1:10 – 2:00 Communication workshop Communication workshop  Communication workshop Communication workshop   

 

Intensive

Intensive

30 lessons per week

For students who want to take their language learning to the next level, this option builds on the daily skills and language focus with an opportunity to develop in specific areas. Through a combination of Task Based Learning and traditional skills lessons, you will be a part of a class with a specific goal in mind where all areas of language use are activated naturally and effectively.

Class Schedule

Mon – Thu

9:00 – 3:15

Friday

9:00 – 12:20

 
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
9:00 – 10:30

Communicative 

Grammar

Communicative 

Grammar

Communicative 

Grammar

Communicative 

Grammar

Integrated Skills
10:40 – 12:20 Integrated Skills Integrated Skills Integrated Skills Integrated Skills Communication workshop 
1:10 – 2:00 Communication workshop Communication workshop  Communication workshop Communication workshop   
2:00 – 3:15 Specific Skills Specific Skills Specific Skills Specific Skills  

 

Super Intensive

Super Intensive

35 lessons per week

Super Intensive classes go even further! Here you will work closely with your teacher in smaller groups to help you reach your goals outside of the school environment. You might be learning transferable skills such as how to deliver an effective and engaging presentation, or furthering your career by studying International Business English/French or Exam Preparation; with the Super Intensive program, you are learning more than just a language!

Class Schedule

Mon – Thu

9:00 – 4:05

Friday

9:00 – 2:00

 
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
9:00 – 10:30

Communicative 

Grammar

Communicative 

Grammar

Communicative 

Grammar

Communicative 

Grammar

Integrated Skills
10:40 – 12:20 Integrated Skills Integrated Skills Integrated Skills Integrated Skills Communication workshop 
1:10 – 2:00 Communication workshop Communication workshop  Communication workshop Communication workshop  Elective 
2:00 – 3:15 Specific Skills Specific Skills Specific Skills Specific Skills  
3:15 – 4:05 Elective Elective Elective Elective  

 

Communicative Grammar

In this class you will explore grammar concepts appropriate for your level; always in context and through interesting themes. The approach is communicative and student centered, there are lots of opportunities to discover and practice the target language.

Integrated skills

In this class you will have the opportunity to practice the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Grammar and vocabulary are integrated into every lesson and the method of evaluation is Continuous Assessment.

Communication workshop

Here you will have the opportunity to put everything you have been learning in the first two blocks into practice! This class is focused on communication and fluency, and the activities are designed to be fun and dynamic.

Specific Skills

This class focuses on one specific skill (listening, speaking, reading or writing) through project work and Task Based Learning. You can practice your writing skills by producing a school newspaper, or develop your listening abilities by exploring the world or radio and podcasts.

Elective

Here is an opportunity to learn English for Specific Purposes. You could help your professional prospects by taking International Business English, or gain transferable Skills such as how to give an effective presentation!