French program is designed for those whose native language is not
French. The purpose of this program is to prepare students for
French conversation, reading, listening, writing, academic and test
preparation such as TEFaQ, TEF, and TFI® .
LEVEL I: (100 hours)
This course is designed for "true" beginners and will begin with the
very basics of French grammar. Students will learn how to introduce
themselves and greet others, how to give and understand simple
directions and how to ask and answer specific questions.
LEVEL II: (100 hours)
This course is a continuation of Level I therefore students
enrolling in this course should already have some basic knowledge of
French (i.e. the alphabet, numbers, how to conjugate verbs in the
present tense, and be able to perform the tasks as described in the
previous course). Upon completion of Level II, students should be
able to speak about work, family, their interests, the weather, and
to participate in brief conversations.
LEVEL III: (100 hours)
The level 3 of the French as a Second Language program proposes a
communicative approach to language learning. This course is designed
to build the learners' competencies in French while developing their
skills in speaking and listening, as well as reading and writing.
The course focuses mainly around conversation, practical exercises
and role playing, making for a fun and efficient learning
LEVEL IV: (100 hours)
Student enrolling in this course should already be able to
communicate in French and must already have a general understanding
of French grammar (i.e. present, past and future tenses). At the end
of this course, students will be able to participate in
conversations with greater ease. Students at this level will also
work at developing their writing skills.
LEVEL V: (100 hours)
Upon completion of this course, students will have achieved a level
at which they feel comfortable and confident enough to participate
in conversations and discussions on general topics. Students will
also have developed the skills to begin communicating with ease in
LEVEL VI: (100 hours)
Designed for students with a good foundation in French, this course
offers students a thorough grammar review and multiple opportunities
to improve their language skills and to make progress toward
fluency. Students practice speaking, reading, writing, and listening
in and outside the classroom. Materials include literary texts from
authors such as Voltaire, Rousseau, Baudelaire and other francophone
writers, and various audio-visual materials.
LEVEL VII: (100 hours)
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to participate
effectively in most formal and informal conversations on practical,
social and professional topics. Students will also be able to obtain
and analyze information and opinions and will learn how to co-chair
meetings and debates. Students will have mastered enough of the
language to enable them to do advanced tasks such as defend an
opinion, deal with hypothetical issues, and discuss complex work-related issues.
LEVEL VIII: (100 hours)
This course is designed for students who have successfully completed
French Advanced I or who have the recommendation of the Department
Head. The course focuses on refining conversational skills and
reviewing essential grammar points, as well as exploring advanced
grammar and complex sentence structure. Contemporary francophone
culture is highlighted. Key authors from the nineteenth and
twentieth centuries are studied, as are the works of several French
cinematographers such as Francois Truffaut, Eric Rohmer, and Claude
Berri. Units on sociopolitical aspects of French history from 1789
to the present are examined. The role of France and francophone
countries in contemporary international relations provides another
facet of this course.
LEVEL IX: (100 hours)
A Survey of French Literature
An introduction to French Literature. Lectures, reading, discussion
in French. Includes an historical survey of French civilization
comprising developments in art, music, philosophy, and science.
Readings in French literature from the Middle Ages to today, from
the chivalrous medieval epic to the philosophies of the
Enlightenment and expression of the egalitarian ideal of the
Revolution, to le Nouveau Roman of the 1970’s. Readings, lectures,
discussions, student presentations, written work entirely in French.
French for Immigration and Citizenship
If you are planning to apply for the CSQ (Certificat de Sélection du
Québec) or the Permanent Residence, you will have to pass the
TEFaQ/TEF exam, this course is for you. you are also obliged to pass
TEFaQ /IELTS if you are applying for Canadian Citizenship.We train you specifically
for the tests, so that it will be easier to pass it. The course is
thought by French teachers who are familiar with the required tests.
International students should apply at least 5 months prior to the
start day of their program.
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Group Courses: $750.00/4 weeks full time
Private Courses: $40.00/hour
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