Basic English 3: Intermediate Level









Montreal City Hall (FOTOimage, Shutterstock)





Our Basic English Intermediate Level (L 3)  course consists of 40 free online lessons

We use the Pearson Global Scale of English/GSE to set the learning objectives and related grammar for each lesson. The GSE scores can also be linked to the Common European Framework of Reference/CEFR for languages.


  • CEFR Intermediate B1 level (GSE range of 43-59 )



Our program is based on a communications approach with defined competency levels for reading, writing and listening at each level.

Cultural content is utilized in the grammar examples and quizzes in each lesson. You will learn fascinating aspects about the different neighborhoods and districts in Montreal.

Our online English courses make language learning fun as we utilize images with relevant cultural content as much as possible to help you remember.  In fact, our online English course is as easy as learning the A, B, Cs.



Each lesson is organized as follows:

  • Lesson Objectives
  • Dialogue
  • Key Sentences
  • Grammar Tips
  • Visual Vocabulary
  • Listening & Pronunciation Practice
  • New Vocabulary Definitions
  • Idioms
  • Vocabulary Quiz/Crossword Puzzle


BASIC ENGLISH: Level 3 – Intermediate Level
More things to do in Montreal (Lessons 1-40)



Old Montreal (Vieux-Montréal)

Lesson 1
Our Lady of Montreal Basilica (la basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal)

Lesson 2
Notre-Dame-des-Bonsecours Chapel (la Chapelle Notre Dame-de-Bon-Secours)

Lesson 3
Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History (le musée d’archéologie et d’histoire Pointe-à-Callière)

Lesson 4
Chateau Ramezay (le musée de Château Ramezay)

Lesson 5
Visiting historic squares in old Montreal (la place d’Armes et la place Royale)

Lesson 6
Visiting Place Jacques-Cartier

Lesson 7
City Hall (l’Hôtel de ville de Montréal)

Lesson 8
Bonsecours Market (le marché Bonsecours)

Lesson 9
Old Port (le Vieux-Port de Montréal)

Lesson 10
Montreal Science Center (le Centre des sciences de Montréal)


Downtown Montreal (Centre Ville)

Lesson 11
Shopping on Saint Catherine Street

Lesson 12
Place Ville Marie and the Underground City (la ville souterraine)

Lesson 13
The Quartier des Spectacles/la place des Arts

Lesson 14
Montreal Convention Center (le Palais des congrès de Montréal)

Lesson 15
Bell Centre (Centre Bell)

Lesson 16
Montreal International District (le Quartier international de Montréal)

Lesson 17
Dorchester Square and Place du Canada

Lesson 18
Golden Square Mile/Sherbrooke Street West

Lesson 19
Visiting some museums in Downtown Montreal

Lesson 20
Visiting some churches in Downtown Montreal

Lesson 21
McGill University

Lesson 22
Concordia University

Lesson 23
Learning about colleges, CEGEPS and language schools in Downtown Montreal


Chinatown (Quartier Chinois) and Chinatown West

Lesson 24
Exploring Chinatown and Chinatown West


Parc du Mont Royal

Lesson 25
Mount Royal Park (le parc du Mont- Royal)


Côte-des-Neiges, Notre Dame De Grâce

Lesson 26
University of Montreal (l’Université de Montréal)

Lesson 27
St. Joseph’s Oratory (l’Oratoire St-Joseph du Mont-Royal)

Lesson 28
Other Attractions in Côte-des-Neiges and Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

  • Montreal Holocaust Museum (le Musée de l’Holocauste de Montréal)
  • Segal Centre for Performing Arts (le Centre Segal des arts de la scène)
  • Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery and Mount Royal Cemetery (le Cimetière de Notre-Dame-des-Neiges et le Cimetière Mont-Royal)


Quartier Latin et le Village

Lesson 29
University of Quebec in Montreal (l‘Université du Québec à Montréal /UQAM)

Lesson 30
Walking along Rue Saint-Denis

Lesson 31
Le Village

Lesson 32
Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec/BAnQ



Lesson 33
Boulevard St-Laurent/the Main

Lesson 34
Other Attractions in the Plateau

  • Little Portugal
  • Rue Prince Arthur
  • Schwartz Deli
  • La Fontaine Park (le Parc Lafontaine)
  • Visiting Square Saint-Louis
  • le Musée des Hospitalières de l’Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal


Outremont, Mile End and Little Italy

Lesson 35

Lesson 36
Mile End

Lesson 37
Little Italy

Lesson 38
Jean Talon Market (le marché Jean-Talon)



Villeray – Saint Michel – Parc Extension

Lesson 39
IGA Stadium and the Rogers Cup

Lesson 40
Other Attractions in Villeray – Saint Michel – Parc Extension

  • Tohu Circus Arts City Theater
  • Greek Festival and restaurants
  • Little India. South Asian cuisine and cricket