Why should I choose to study abroad at ATPAL?
Studying abroad is a great opportunity to set out on an amazing personal journey, acquire superior skills in a new language, get to know other cultures and establish an international network. With our teachers’ assistance, you will not only boost your performance and acquire new skills but you will also learn about yourself. At ATPAL you will have the opportunity to learn a new language and also to live a unique experience.
Do you offer any activities?
At ATPAL, students can participate in free workshops and outdoor activities. One of our objectives is to offer you the opportunity to enjoy cultural experiences while learning a new language.
Why should I study English in Montréal?
Montreal is a hub for international students whose native language is English. Most Montrealers are bilingual (English and French). At ATPAL, you will learn with native English teachers and get to know people and cultures from all over the world.
Why should I study French in Montréal?
Montreal offers the unique opportunity in North America to learn and practice both English and French. You will learn French with native teachers, practice French everywhere in the city and multiply job opportunities.
Where is ATPAL located?
ATPAL is located in the heart of downtown Montreal. A great starting point to discover this beautiful city.
What are the accommodation options?
Students can choose either Host family or Student Housing. We offer the following options:
Homestay Half-board (2 meals): Breakfast and dinner included.
Adult Shared Room Homestay (Half-board/Full board): Ideal option for couples. Students can choose two or three meals.
Homestay Full board (3 meals): Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
Adult Student House: Students share the kitchen to prepare their own meals.
Adult Shared Room Student House: Ideal option for couples. Students share the kitchen to prepare their own meals.
Can I change my host family?
It is possible to relocate with a different Host Family if the change is requested for justified reasons
When will I receive the profile of the family?
Once the student makes the first payment, ATPAL sends the profile of the family.
What is included in the fees?
It includes your course, registration, textbooks, placement test, accommodation and transportation from/to the airport (optional), workshops, cultural activities, orientation session, and ATPAL certificate.
What are the methods of payment?
You can pay by credit/debit card (Visa, MasterCard), or cash.
Can I pay for the course in instalments?
You can pay monthly depending on the number of weeks you wish to study with us.
Can I pay in my local currency?
You can contact your bank for more information on exchange rates, as payment must be made in Canadian currency.
Cancellation or changes
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What is your teaching methodology?
Our teaching methodology is unique, as we understand the importance of not only learning the language but also having better access to today's labor market. Our classes focus on oral production (70%), with a 30% faster learning rate. This is your opportunity to learn a new language in an in-person or online academic and cultural environment.
Through innovative and results-oriented training techniques, at ATPAL you will rapidly:
• Design personal strategies and solutions
• Take control over the learning process
• Objectively assess your progress
• Identify your weaknesses
• Reach your goals
• Achieve fluent speaking and excellent comprehension
Do you offer courses online?
Yes! Our teaching method allows our students to also learn a new language from the comfort of their homes with native teachers in a multicultural environment. We have incredibly competitive prices to make this great experience possible. Please contact us for more information.
Do I need a level test before starting the course?
Not necessarily! If the student does not want to take a level test before starting the course, we will provide assistance during our orientation week.
Do you only offer English classes?
Our school is located in Montreal, the largest bilingual city in Canada and North America. For this reason, we offer highly efficient courses in both English and French.
Will I get a certificate at the end of my course?
Yes! The ATPAL certificate is contingent on the number of level tests the student takes during the course.