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Spring Break English Immersion

The Spring Break English Immersion at McGill University helps you improve your language and communication skills in a fun, interesting environment.

This is a four-week total immersion program. You will interact with native speakers every day and practice your English all the time; at homestay, in class, and with your classmates after school.

You will also explore the beautiful multicultural city of Montreal along with your monitors and classmates as you enjoy an exciting life experience – a taste of winter in Canada.


Program Dates

February 26 to March 23, 2018 (4 weeks)

Flight arrivals at Montreal Trudeau airport should be Saturday February 24 (departure March 24)


Program Fees

$3,790 CAD

Includes tuition, activities, mandatory medical insurance, homestay accommodation, weekend daytrips to Ottawa and Quebec City, airport pickup and dropoff, public transit pass (OPUS Card)


Program Details

  • Students stay in homestay with a Canadian family, with 3 meals a day
  • Daily classes from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Main instruction with McGill ESL specialists
  • Discover Montreal Life and Culture outings and activities with class monitors
  • Daily pronunciation class
  • Try Montreal food specialties
  • Try Canadian winter sports
  • “Teacher for a Day” - make cultural presentations in a local elementary school
  • Experience Saint Patrick’s Day cultural festival
  • Two weekend day trips – Ottawa, Canada’s Capital; and Quebec City, the capital of Quebec province and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

Join us for an unforgettable winter adventure in Canada!

Sample program schedule [PDF]


For more information:

Kevin Stanley, Program Coordinator
kevin.stanley [at] mcgill.ca
514-398-3791


Application procedure

Contact Administrative Coordinator paola.samano [at] mcgill.ca before January 12, 2018

We will contact you concerning payment procedures after your application is accepted.