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Established in 1993, ALI is Montréal’s premier independent language school. Our modern facilities are in the heart of the city, and our staff is dedicated to...
Montreal is the largest city in the province of Quebec and the second-largest city in Canada. Attracting more than 90,000 students every year. This French-infused City is the perfect place to learn both English and French at a world-class IALC accredited language school.
Originally called Ville-Marie, or "City of Mary", Montreal is named after Mount Royal, the small mountain in the heart of the city.
Dating back to 1642 when settlers from France landed at the edge of the St. Lawrence River, Montreal was first a model Catholic community and major trading and military town.
Today, students learning English and French will witness the 70 incredible festivals that are held throughout the year, such as their international film, music and comedy festivals.
Montreal has unique mix of old and new architecture. Its boroughs, many of which were once independent cities, include neighbourhoods with cobbled streets in French colonial Vieux-Montréal where students can discover the Gothic Revival Notre-Dame Basilica giving you a complete language learning experience as you study abroad.
In areas such as the Plateau, Mount Royal and Rosemont, students will find contemporary galleries, busy bars, modern shopping complexes and skyscrapers, the Olympic Stadium Tower, still the world's tallest inclined tower, fantastic for improving your language skills in such vibrant areas of the city.
Montreal is also home to the world famous Cirque du Soleil and is yearly host to the Rogers Cup and Formula One Racing Grand Prix. Language students who love sport will also know that Montreal has many professional sports teams such as the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League, the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League and the Montreal Impact of Major League Soccer.
Though one of Canada’s largest cities, Montreal is a very safe place to live and study. The city features a China Town, a Little Italy, a Little Portugal and various other neighbourhoods. As well as distinctive cultural diversity of the City, language students will feel at home as Montrealers are warm and very often multilingual.