Corporate Programs

Train Your Employees in English or French

As a language school, our reputation—and therefore our success—depends entirely on your success, and we’re confident that our proven, Kaizen Connect™ teaching methods are a one-way ticket to confident communication.
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Kaizen Connect®

This three-stage cycle is applied continuously to your language learning:

P1: Production

Instructors use a range of techniques to draw and facilitate the production of linguistic data from the student.

P2: Insight

The data is recorded in a personal Student Learning File, then assessed and analyzed by our Academic Team - Instructors, Instructor Coach and Academic Coordinator - to assure that the student progresses at an optimal pace.

P3: Elevation

The student's Learning Plan is adjusted taking the analysis into account, and then they are guided on how to take their speaking up to the next level.
Kaizen Connect® is an agile learning system developed and used by E-QIP for more than a decade. This framework is designed exclusively for learning a new language, with one central purpose: to help you learn faster.

The E-QIP Advantage

Your team’s personal account manager—your point person on our Corporate Programs team, whose sole focus is the success of our corporate students—will be the one handling your inquiries and questions, compiling your team’s progress reports and doing whatever else it takes to meet your aims.
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Our dynamic instructors combine their vast experience in fostering communication with their training in E-QIPs innovative, Kaizen Connect™ approach to language learning. With the support of our B2B and Academic Teams, they strive to ensure that your team members are always well supported and working toward their unique goals.
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E-QIP continually tracks the development of each student via detailed notes, and aprises companies of their employees’ growth at the end of every session. For E-QIP, it’s not about doling out ‘grades’; our aim is to use our personal assessments of each student to address their specific needs and equip them with the skills they need to thrive in and out of the office.
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At the end of each session, you will receive a report on your team members’ progress, as compiled by their teacher and prepared by your Account Manager, who will provide detailed information about the topics covered, improvements and, most importantly, suggestions for next steps.
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Language Levels


Keywords: Starting out


Cannot communicate at all (or extremely little) in the target langage.

Beginner (Traveller)

Keywords: Simple questions, familiar and close environment

1 (low)

Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.

2 (average)
Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

3 (high) 
Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).

Pre-intermediate (Resident)

Keywords : Descriptions, basic conversations.

4 (low)

Can communicate in simple and routine phrases requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

5 (average)

Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken.

6 (high)

Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.

Intermediate (Student/worker)

Keywords :  Beginning of autonomy, able to cope with, can express opinions. Average listening and able to converse, to give advice and to argue.

7 (low)

Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

8 (average)

Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.

9 (high)

Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

Advanced (Professional)

Keywords :  Can express him or herself spontaneously with a good structure. Can understand without effort and master the language.

10 (low)

Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognize implicit meaning. Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.

11 (average)

Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

12 (high)

Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating between finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations.

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Don't take our word for it

What our students say
I am really impressed by the quality of the classes.  Now I am able to understand, read and speak another language because of you all!!!
Milli (Montreal)
E-QIP made me experience a new way of learning that was actually very motivating and efficient.
Selim (Tunisia)
After 2 weeks, I am able to communicate in french with a confidence that I’ve never had.
Gabriela Nunes, 5 stars (Google Reviews)
If you wish to stop being afraid of speaking, you should choose E-QIP.
Iuliana Covaci (Romania) 5/5 (Facebook Reviews)
After several weeks at E-QIP, I was able to do an entire job interview in French. This first victory gave me the confidence to speak French much more often.
Dylan Henry (USA) 4/5 (Facebook Reviews)
French made easy! Small group class, individual attention and above all monitoring individual progress and pointing out places for improvement.
George Ekow-Daniels (Ghana) 4.5/5 (Facebook Reviews)
I could see my own "shyness" about speaking gradually fade.
Charles Zapf (USA) 5 stars (Google Reviews)
I went there with absolutely zero confidence in my French and after four weeks I feel like I've finally got a handle on this language.
Michael Cumes, 5 stars (Google Reviews)

Learning Strategies




You are encouraged - and given the space - to speak as much as possible. In these student-centered lessons, instructors listen actively, then offer feedback on improving natural expression and flow. Talking spontaneously and smoothly are the goals. Now you're speaking easily!
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You build your linguistic toolbox and sharpen your speech. In these teacher-driven lessons, you are presented with, review, and practice elements of language from form to usage. Instructors increase awareness of your challenges and help you eliminate them. Now you're speaking clearly!
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You focus on functions and scenarios to master increasingly complex competencies. In these interaction-focused lessons, instructors host and facilitate conversation, introduce communicative strategies, and offer practical feedback. Now you're speaking confidently!
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You activate your language in various real life situations. In these open-based lessons, instructors go from coaches to mentors, guiding you out of the classroom to actually apply what you have learned. Operating autonomously is the goal. Now you're speaking freely!
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Language That Opens Doors

Our corporate language classes are far more than a chance for your employees to pick up a new skill; they offer an opportunity for your team members to grow and learn in a positive, supportive environment while simultaneously bestowing upon them the gift of superior communication—an invaluable asset for both employees and employers in today’s increasingly global workplaces.

Use language that will take you from the boardroom to the lunch room, in context.

Give your employees the tools they need to thrive--a gift they’ll never forget.

Turn language into a bridge to new markets, instead of a roadblock.

Comply with Bill 96 requirements.

Foster friendly, supportive connections that will far outlast your team’s language classes.

Onboarding Checklist


Level Assessments

We provide you an online link to share with potential language learners.

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Time to complete: 15 min
E-QIP Process time: 2 days


Schedule Preparation

Participants receive their schedules and any updates.

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E-QIP Process time: 7 days


Educational Materials

Participants receive their books directly in the mail, or on the first day of class

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E-QIP Process time: 7 days


Adaptive Invoicing

Your company will be invoiced every quarter for the classes, services, and materials utilized in the prevous quarter.

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Time to complete: 15 min
E-QIP Process time: 1 day


Progress Reports

Every quarter, (your office and) each participant receives a full accounting of their language development and level achieved. Items measured include Communicative Ability, Fluency, Pronunciation, Vocabulary and Grammar.

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Time to complete: 15 min | E-QIP process time: 2 days

1. Level Assessments

We provide you an online link to share with potential language learners.

Time to complete: 15 min | E-QIP process time: 2 days

2. Schedule Preparation

Participants receive their schedules and any updates.

E-QIP process time: 7 days

3. Educational Materials

Participants receive their books directly in the mail, or on the first day of class

E-QIP process time: 7 days

4. Adaptive Invoicing

Your company will be invoiced at the beginning of January, April, July, & October for the classes, services, and materials utilized in the previous quarter.

Time to complete: 15 min | E-QIP process time: 1 day

5. Progress Reports

Every quarter, (your office and) each participant receives a full accounting of their language development and level achieved. Items measured include Communicative Ability, Fluency, Pronunciation, Vocabulary and Grammar.

Time to complete: 15 min | E-QIP process time: 2 days

Francization Programs

French is the official language of Quebec, and as such, the ability to cater to French-speaking patrons, clients and partners isn’t just the norm for companies doing business in the province—it’s the law. Each year, we work with hundreds of local professionals who are eager to work, live and thrive in Quebec, but whose lack of French proficiency prevents them from doing so to the best of their abilities. To us, a lack of French proficiency isn’t a barrier to living in Montreal, but an opportunity—to learn something new with benefits that extend far beyond our provincial borders, and to reap all of the many benefits that come from learning a language later in life. We’re passionate about helping companies to communicate with the country’s vast French-speaking market, and we’ll get you there faster than anyone else.


The 1% Law

This regulation encourages employers to provide educational opportunities for their employees. Training expenses, such as language lessons, may qualify – and cost essentially nothing – depending on the company’s situation. Companies under the Act that don’t take advantage of it are required to pay up to 1% of their payroll into the Workforce Skills Development and Recognition Fund. Why not put that money to use in your own company instead? Find out if you meet the criteria: 1 888 577 0777 or
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Subsidies from Emploi-Quebec

This program provides additional benefits to a company after they have already maximized their use of Quebec’s 1% Law. Created to help companies expand their market presence and workers retain their positions, subsidies from 50-100% are available for language lessons. Find out if you meet the criteria: 1 888 577 0777 or
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Speaking by the Numbers

The number of countries our learners call home.
Quebec residents who have a first language other than English or French. 
The number of employees we can welcome to each group class.
Percentage of Quebec residents who use French at work. 
“Your professionalism and expertise have contributed to my learning. With your training, I feel much more confident when I speak in English.”
Hon. Senator (Government of Canada)
“Thank you so much for the wonderful time and for your encouraging and motivating and diverse ways of teaching. They really worked on me. I will really miss having French classes with you.”
Susann F. (Germany)

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