Essential Program

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In our Essential Program, students take 18 hours of language lessons per week, in small groups of 8 students (max). Lessons usually take place before lunch, leaving the afternoon free for self-study.

Sample Timetable
08.45 - 09.00 Plenary session
09.00 - 10.00 Spoken Performance Workshop
10.00 - 10.30 Team Project
10.45 - 11.45 Grammar and vocabulary
12.00 - 13.00 Speaking and listening skills

Course Content

Throughout this program, the student strives to attain the following objectives:

  • to gain confidence in speaking the language (presentations, interviews, etc.)
  • to develop accuracy in grammar and syntax
  • to understand and extract information from a written document (report, newspaper articles, etc.)
  • to improve fluency in the language for exam success at college, university or business school

2018 Pricing (per week)
2 - 3 weeks $560
4 - 7 weeks $525
8 - 11 weeks $490
12 - 52 weeks $455
*all prices in Canadian dollars
**for a one week course, add a supplement of $130 to the 2-3 week price

Pricing Includes:

  • Internet/e-mail facilities
  • Initial testing service
  • Loan of all course material
  • Fitness centre

"MLS is the best school that I have attended to date. I took four modules, which allowed me to progress, and above all to develop self-confidence."

–Jean-Jacques Guinot, France

Course Dates:

  • Courses start every Monday throughout the year


  • Total beginners to near native speakers
  • Minimum age 17 years

Accommodation Options:

Multiple accommodation options are available. Please visit our accommodation page for more information.