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Higher Standard In Career Education

*Enrolled in vocational
or a certificate program.

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Course description
This course is intended for near-beginners in French. It allows them to practice their oral skills at a level with which they are comfortable and to gain more fluency and more confidence in using the language in a variety of basic day-to-day situations. This course is a prerequisite before entering the Intermediate level training.

Learning objectives

Students in this level will learn and practice language skills needed in simple everyday situations such as:

  • speaking on the telephone to make reservations
  • asking for and giving directions
  • giving a definition
  • clarifying a statement
  • asking and answering information questions (where, when who, what, how, why)
  • introduction to tenses other than the present

Why Learn FRENCH LANGUAGE  - Parlez-vous français?

French is one of the two official languages of Canada and is spoken by close to 200 million people worldwide. It’s also an official language of the United Nations, the European Union, UNESCO, NATO and the International Olympic Committee.

At L.A.P.E.C's Language Continuing Studies, you can learn French in a friendly, supportive learning atmosphere.

Our French language programs offer:

  • up-to-date materials and techniques
  • daytime and evening course options (if enrolment permits)
  • one or two classes per week, for two or three hours, depending on your level and the program you choose
  • easy transition between programs and levels


We have French-language courses and programs for every skill level, from casual beginners to people seeking French language credentials for professional development. We also offer French language programs for children and adults in the summer months. Take a single basic certification course, work through the full advance level certification program or simply enjoy a French conversation and instructional learning class.

L.A.P.E.C.'s French Language Certificate: Beginner Level

Who is this program for?
This program is mainly designed for those who have a basic knowledge of French before; Some examples are the following:

  • Adults aged 19 and up
  • A proficiency levels: from total zero to beginner
  • Current LAPEC student wanting to improve or maintain their French language skills
  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents looking for general language skills or who just have a love of the language


Prerequisites

You can register for this level if you have taken the Introductory course at least once, or if you already know how to do the following in French:

  • count up to 20
  • spell your name
  • give your address and phone number
  • speak about yourself, your family, your work, the weather or the time and date
  • identify basic shapes and colours
  • ask and answer basic yes/no questions


This course is offered three times per year:

January (Winter)

April  (Spring)

September  (Fall)


Formats and estimated schedule:
In-Class from Vaughan, Ontario Campus: On Campus evening classes are offered at all levels, and a daytime option is offered at some levels if enrolment permits.

Online via distance education - web (OLMS) from anywhere in Canada or world: The online classes and based on student’s own time pace and self-study having instructors available to assist.

The mandate of language instructional training program is to provide members of the community with a language learning opportunity to achieve a command of the French language and a detailed knowledge of the Francophone culture in Canada and in the world.

Program Features
A progressive and communicative approach
Regular evaluation with tests and exams
Supportive and professional instructors
State of the art classrooms and OLMS (Online Learning Management System)

Consider an L.A.P.E.C. CAS if you want to:

  • Study the latest in information field trends
  • Learn about emerging resources
  • Boost your workplace edge
  • Freshen your resume
  • Keep current with changes in your profession


A CAS from L.A.P.E.C. offers:

Convenience

Most courses are available in person as well as live interactive and online format based as distance-format courses.
The CAS can be completed in a short period, depending on the program.

Quality

Course content is a cutting-edge and up-to-the-minute, based on original L.A.P.E.C. research.
Courses are taught by the same professors who guide students at L.A.P.E.C. as well as various other law schools and institutions.



Delivery Format:

Registration  Status:Open

  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Winter
Value:Certificate 

Fees:CAD  549

40% Discount** Available

for L.A.P.E.C's

*Existing or past student

In-Class Location:  Vaughan ON. Campus

Admission Requirements:

  • OSSD/12th Grade or Equivalent 
  • Pre-Requisites:None
  • International Student: Yes
How To Apply:Online Click Here

Text Books:Optional - Material can be provided

Duration: 

Total Hours: 30 Hours

Total Week(s):  Two


 More Information: Call

905-499-3631  EXT 102, 103



Attendance:75% for In-Class & 20% for Online 

In-Class Schedule:

Full-time program: Mon-Friday 4.30 PM - 8.30 PM

Part-Time Study:  Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Online: Self Study - You control your own time

Assessments:

  • Assignments
  • Multiple Choice Exams


*Enrolled in vocational

or certification program


Students who wish to study in a program where they can move steadily from one level to the next without interruption and where an emphasis is also put on the time & cost savings are encouraged to take the Combo Course.

​It's Never Too  Late to Learn