Basic English B2: Upper Intermediate Level








Our Basic English Upper Intermediate Level (B2) course consists of 20 free online lessons.

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.


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: B2 – Upper Intermediate Level

Settling into Montreal (Lessons 1-20)

Talking about finance in Montreal

Lesson 1
Talking about Montreal’s economy and the stock exchange

Lesson 2
At a bank in Montreal

Talking about postal services, government and education in Montreal

Lesson 3
Canada Post and other delivery services

Lesson 4
Talking about different levels of government in Montreal, Quebec, and Canada

Lesson 5
Talking about Montreal’s education system

Getting health services and dealing with emergencies in Montreal

Lesson 6
Visiting a doctor at a clinic in Montreal

Lesson 7
Going to a hospital in Montreal

Lesson 8
Going to a pharmacy in Montreal

Lesson 9
Visiting a dentist in Montreal

Lesson 10
Dealing with emergencies in Montreal

Moving forward

Lesson 11
Preparing to take an English proficiency test

Lesson 12
Applying to a university or CEGEP in Montreal

Lesson 13
Getting a student visa for studying in Montreal

Lesson 14
Finding a job in Montreal

Lesson 15
Talking about your career goals

Lesson 16
Renting an apartment in Montreal

Lesson 17
Getting a driver’s license in Montreal

Lesson 18
Buying a car in Montreal

Lesson 19
Purchasing a home in Montreal

Lesson 20
Preparing for your Canadian citizenship exam