English for Academic Purposes

This intensive non-credit program is designed for people who wish to improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.  Small groups ensure that each learner receives individualized attention.  Instruction focuses on language acquisition. Students follow textbooks from the “North Star” series, depending on their level. There is regular testing of the material, and students are expected to complete homework assignments, write book reports, and prepare for weekly oral presentations.


Total Duration: (20 hour/ week) - (10 weeks/ Level) - (5 Levels) + Test Preparation

Total Hour: 80 hour/ month + Free 5 hour/ week conversation class

Tuition fees:

200 C$/ week (for 1 - 4months course)

195 C$/ week (for 4 - 9 month course)

190 C$/ week (9 months course)



  • The minimum registration duration is 5 weeks
  • There is an extra 5 C$/week will be added to fees during Sep - Dec. 


Application Fee: 100 C$


Admission Requirements: 

  • Sixteen (16) years of age or older.

Note: If you are 16 / 17 years old you must have a legal guardian in Montreal. STAR will help you out if you don't have one. 


Required Documents:

  • Passport ID page

  • Last transcripts and certificate of High School/ Diploma


Visa Process:

This important stage can be done either by yourself or an Immigration Lawyer (or an ICCRC Member). In both ways, STAR can help you out! 


Visit Visa: Required for less than 6 months duration

Certificate of Acceptance of Quebec (CAQ): Required for more than 6 months duration

Study Permit: Required for more than 6 months duration

see visa requirements


* Note: All documents must be translated in English or French


English for Academic Purposes

  • EAP-80

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