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English Language & Culture

Student Handbook for English Language & Culture Program

It is a great pleasure to have you join us at McGill. We are proud of our program and our city, and this website was prepared to help you get the most out of your stay with us. Of course, please ask your teachers, conversation partners or anyone in the program team if you have questions or need help with anything. We are looking forward to meeting you!

Important Contacts
Questions or concerns? Get in touch with McGill staff.
Coming to Montreal
What to bring, flying to Montreal, airport arrivals
Where are you going to live when you study in ELC?
An IELC class in a classroom
ELC Program
Your English program is the best way to learn English quickly.
The front entrance of 688 Sherbrooke West
Our School
Our school is in 688 Sherbrooke West, next to McGill downtown campus.
Wifi computers and printing
Wifi, Labs & Printing
McGill has wifi in all buildings, computer labs and printing machines for you.
The Arts Building at McGill University
McGill University
Welcome to McGill University - one of the world’s great universities.
older Montreal metro train arriving at a station
Getting Around the City
Montreal has an excellent, safe and inexpensive public transit system.
Exercise class
Call 9-1-1 for ambulance, fire, police, poison, or any other emergency.
Evening in winter in downtown Montreal
Weather in Montreal
Our city can be very hot in the summer and very cold in the winter.
Notre Dame Basilica interior
Places to Go in Montreal
Montreal is an interesting city with many places to go to see.
Prime Minister Trudeau marching at Montreal Pride Parade 2016
Events and Holidays
There is always something going on in Montreal.
French Words
In Montreal is the second largest French-speaking city in the world (after Paris).
Food in Quebec
Montreal is full of excellent restaurants, and food from all over the world.
Coins from around the world
Paper money comes in $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100 bills.
Shopping in Montreal
Montreal dozens of shopping centres and interesting shopping streets.
Media and Communications
Use the English media to help you practice your English.
A large jet airplane taxiing at an airport
Other Cities
You can visit other places in Canada when you are in Montreal.