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LAB - Languages Across Borders, Montreal, Canada

2000 Sainte-Catherine Street West, Suite 1300 - H3H 2T2 Montreal - see on map
LAB - Languages Across Borders

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  • Free daily extra-curricular activities.
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Location: LAB - Languages Across Borders Montreal is located in the multi-cultural cosmopolitan city of Montreal, Canada. The school is centrally located in the Shaughnessy Village neighbourhood, within walking distance of Downtown Montreal and surrounded by cafes, eateries, attractions and sites of interest. Such attractions within walking distance of the school include the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and the Canadian Centre for Architecture. The large Mt Royal Park is around a 30-minute walk from the school.

Course selection: LAB - Languages Across Borders Montreal provides English courses for students of all levels, over several schedules and intensities. In addition to General English courses, Academic English and IELTS Exam Preparation programmes are also readily available throughout the year.

Getting around: The school is within a moment's walk of the Montreal Subway network and various bus routes.
  • The language school LAB - Languages Across Borders was founded in Montreal, Canada in 1997.
  • Legal name / parent company: LaSalle College International
  • Tax registration ID: 805546843RT0001
  • Abbreviated name of school: LAB Montreal

English Courses

General Language
Information for all courses offered by LAB - Languages Across Borders
Lesson duration
60 minutes
School's administrative fee
160.00 C$
Course material
Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 5 C$ per week.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 65 C$. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Days without class
In 2023 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan. 2023, 07 Apr. 2023, 22 May 2023, 23 Jun. 2023, 30 Jul. 2023, 04 Sep. 2023, 09 Oct. 2023, 25 Dec. 2023, 26 Dec. 2023, 27 Dec. 2023, 28 Dec. 2023, 29 Dec. 2023.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Private classes are recuperated or refunded. Same as for nearly all language schools, group classes falling on bank holiday are not refunded and not recuperated.
Please note that this school reserves the right to reduce the number of lessons if the minimum number of students is not reached.
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.

Lessons needed per English language level

Level (CEFR)Level descriptionsLESSONS needed per levelWEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1BeginnerNo knowledge, or an understanding of only a very few basic words/phrases.A1 to A2804
A2ElementaryCan understand and speak about simple topics: i.e. family, shopping, hobbies.A2 to B11608
B1IntermediateCan speak about future and past events, give reasons and explanations for a situation.B1 to B21809
B2Higher IntermediateCan speak about abstract topics, produce clear detailed text on many subjects.B2 to C120010
C1AdvancedCan use language flexibly and effectively.C1 to C222011
C2ProfiencyCan express himself/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely.
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by a qualified consultant
Note: All courses offered by LAB - Languages Across Borders, Montreal can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net at a lower price than what you pay when booking directly at the school or at the school's website. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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LAB - Languages Across Borders (LAB)

Accreditations and Quality seals
Languages CanadaPreferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal
English teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 8:00
Student gender mix:
50% male / 50% female
School Size
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at LAB - Languages Across Borders and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
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General school facilities

  • Restaurant

  • Microwave for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Lounge

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Self-study areas

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Non-smoking (all indoor and all outdoor areas of school)

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in all classrooms

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 16
    Number of public PC workstations: 3
    Paid parking (<500m)

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Accessible Toilet

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
In summer: 50
Throughout the year: 85
Minimum age of students
16 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 10
Adult courses Throughout the year: 11
Average age of students
In summer: 21 years
Throughout the year: 19 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport:
100 C$ one way
200 C$ return (both ways)
More information about airports around Montreal and how to get from the airport to Montreal on your own here on our Montreal page.

Visa Documents

Nationals from Mexico can travel and study a language course up to 18 hours a week and for a maximum of 180 days without a full visa. It is just necessary to apply online for an ESTA card (Electronic System for Travel Authorization).
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Express shipment fee (via courier)
40 C$
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Football (soccer)2.1 km
Golf0.6 km

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

Sightseeing, Hiking

Adults - Paid activities

Biodome, Botanical Garden: CAD 40


Student Testimonial Videos

Note: The video testimonials of students from LAB - Languages Across Borders have been provided by the school and schools do not usually publish negative testimonials.


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More information about Montreal including climate data and events on our Montreal page with a list of all 15 English schools in Montreal.

FAQ about LAB - Languages Across Borders, Montreal

  • English courses at LAB - Languages Across Borders start at 80 C$ for Evening General English Course course with 5 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (100 C$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Languages Across Borders varies from 14 students (Summer Camp ) to 15 students (Semi Intensive Language Course)
  • 100% of teachers at LAB - Languages Across Borders hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at LAB - Languages Across Borders comes from China with a 16% representation, followed by students from Brazil (15%) and Vietnam (12%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • LAB - Languages Across Borders offers courses from 14 years (Summer Camp , 15 lessons per week) to 99. Average age is 21 during the summer and 19 for the rest of the year.


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