Vanier College - Continuing Education
French: Beginner 
Starts on Sep 08, 2025
Ends on Oct 27, 2025

Monday 13:00 to 17:00
Tuesday 13:00 to 17:00
Wednesday 13:00 to 17:00
Thursday 13:00 to 17:00
Friday 13:00 to 17:00

Section number FTP-B-F25-1half

Cost 1800.00$
Available places YES
Duration 150 hours
Weeks nb 7

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French: Beginner

This intensive non-credit course is for beginners who want to learn French in a short period. The emphasis will be on learning French for everyday and academic communication. Students will work on grammar exercises. Then practice them through listening, speaking, reading and writing activities. Many activities are done in groups to help each student feel at ease practising his/her new language skills. This course also includes cultural activities. These outings allow students to use what they learn in class with locals. So, some topics cover greetings and introductions, asking for directions, telling time, useful phrases for shopping, eating out, and making appointments.
In addition to language skills, students learn simple academic skills. Giving presentations and writing short essays are two such skills.

Schedule description

NO LEVEL EVALUATION. The course begins from the Beginner Level. Students are expected to have little to no knowledge of French in order to take this course.

We will be in communication with you for details about the level in which you have been placed and your classroom 1-2 days before classes begin.


PAS D'ÉVALUATION DE NIVEAU. Ce cours est pour débutants - il est attendu que les étudiants ont aucun ou très peu de connaissance de français pour prendre ce cours.

Nous serons en communication avec vous avec la confirmation de votre niveau et votre salle de classe 1-2 jours avant la première classe.


NO HAY EVALUACIÓN DE NIVEL. Este curso es para principiantes - se espera que los alumnos tengan poco o ningún conocimiento del francés antes de tomar este curso.

Estaremos en comunicación para confirmar su nivel y la sala de clase 1-2 días antes de la primera clase.

Costs description
The price includes all materials.

If students wish to withdraw from the course, the entire cost will be reimbursed to the student, minus the $100 registration fee if the course has not yet begun.

Once the course has begun, the student is eligible to a refund as a percentage of courses taken, minus the $100.


Les prix incluent les matériels.

Si un étudiant veut se retirer du cours, il pourra recevoir un remboursement complet, moins les $100 de coût d'enregistrement si le cours n'a pas encore commencé.

Une fois que le cours aura commencé, l'étudiant pourrait recevoir un remboursement comme un pourcentage des classes prises, moins les $100.


El precio incluye los materiales.

Si un alumno quiere retirarse del curso, podría recibir un reembolso completo, menos los $100 de cuota de inscripción si el curso todavía no ha empezado.

Una vez que el curso habrá empezado, el alumno podrá recibir un reembolso como porcentaje de las clases tomadas, menos los $100.