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.



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

Preferred Admission Requirements:

  • 10-12th Grade or Equivalent 
  • Pre-Requisites:Yes (See details on this page)
  • International Students: Yes
How To Apply:Online Click Here

Text Books:Optional - Material can be provided

Duration: 

Total instructional hours: 35 Hours

Total Week(s):  Three


 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 vocation

or certification programs


Course description
This course is intended for intermediate students 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 broad variety of familiar situations. This course is a prerequisite before entering the advanced level training.

Learning objectives

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

  • speaking about future plans
  • telling a simple story in the past
  • speaking about likes and dislikes, preferences
  • making comparisons
  • asking and answering increasingly complex questions
  • speaking about your health
  • giving detailed descriptions of people, objects, situations and events, in the present and past tenses

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.

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

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Who is this program for?
This program is mainly designed for those who have completed the prerequisites levels and having the following:

  • Adults aged 19 and up
  • All previous proficiency levels: from total beginner to Intermediate level
  • International students wanting to learn Canada's other official language
  • Full-time students wanting to complement their studies with valuable additional language skills
  • Current or past L.A.P.E.C. Student(s) wanting to improve or maintain their French language skills
  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents looking for employment skills or who just have a love of the language


Prerequisites

You can register for this level if you already know how to do the following things in French:

  • speak on the telephone
  • ask for and give directions 
  • make reservations
  • give a definition
  • clarify a statement
  • tell whether a sentence is in a past, present or future tense


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 and  

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.