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Accredited French Courses in Quebec
The French language school in Quebec City offers classes for adults, but also for young people and for teachers. There are 7 levels of instruction, from beginner to advanced, and the start dates and durations are very flexible. You can start any Monday of the year, except on official holidays. If a public holiday falls on a Monday, French classes in Quebec will start on Tuesday. There is an average of 5-15 students per classroom. And the minimum age is 16 years at the time you start studying (except for the super-intensive French course for which the minimum age is 18).
Standard French course for adults (15 hours per week)
15 hours per week (Monday to Friday 8am-11am*).
*Summer schedule (from beginning of June until mid-August): 9am-12pm.
Lessons focus on the basic French language skills: comprehension, reading, speaking and writing. This French course in Quebec is taught by qualified teachers who follow international standards. In addition, the lessons are adapted to all levels and skills.
You will not have classes in the afternoons, which will give you time to get to know the city by exploring its historic streets, its galleries, shops, cafes, etc.
Intensive French course for adults (22.5 hours per week)
15 hours per week (Monday to Friday 8am-11am*) + 7.5 hours of French conversation workshops per week (Monday to Friday 11:30am-1pm*).
*Summer schedule (from beginning of June until mid-August): 9am-12pm + 1pm-3pm.
In addition to the standard program classes, in the afternoons you will participate in conversation workshops to improve your oral communication skills. During these workshops you will discuss interesting topics such as culture, cinema, music, current news or literature.
As an option of this program, you have the possibility to prepare for internationally recognized exams such as DELF, DALF, TCF and TFI.
Super intensive French course for adults (27.5 hours per week)
15 hours per week (Monday to Friday 8am-11am*) + 7.5 hours of French conversation workshops per week (Monday to Friday 11:30am-1pm*) + 5 hours of semi-private course per week (Monday to Friday from 1:30pm-2:30pm*).
*Summer schedule (from beginning of June until mid-August): 9am-12pm + 1pm-3pm + 3pm-4pm.
In addition to the classes of the intensive program you will take in complement semi-private lessons (2 to 4 students maximum). This program is the one that will give you more results in less time. Semi-private classes can be tailored to students’ individual interests and needs and focus on specific topics such as business French.
French program for future immigrants to Canada
This course is designed to prepare students who have already applied or plan to apply to immigrate in the province of Quebec. You will be prepared for your eventual immigration through French lessons and lectures. These will help you understand the local culture of Quebec. In addition, the classes will help you meet the requirements of the “Ministère de l’immigration et des communautés culturelles du Québec” for immigration.
As part of this program, the French language school organizes visits to different cities and places to help you better plan your settlement in the province of Quebec.
During June and July the French language school in Quebec offers workshops that will allow you to practice and improve oral fluency. Workshops are shortlisted and students can choose a different one each week.
- Conversation (10 or 15 hours per week)
- Dramatic Arts (15 hours per week)
- Kitchen (15 hours per week)
- Photography (15 hours per week – 2 weeks minimum)
- Music (15 hours per week)
Description of the French language school in Quebec City
The language academy is located inside a famous school. Consequently, people who come to study French in Quebec will have a lot of contact with French-speaking students. It is located near the “Plaines d’Abraham”, the city’s emblematic park, and 15 minutes walk from the beautiful old city, a site recognized by UNESCO.
Quebec City is the only large city in Canada where 100% French is spoken. So it is the ideal place to study the language as you will find yourself in total immersion.
Facilities include a gym, a computer room, a bookstore, an internet café, and a lounge where students can relax between classes. All classrooms have modern equipment to guarantee an optimal learning experience.
The French academy in Quebec offers assistance with cultural activities. So it will help you plan outings in the city and other attractive places of this beautiful province.
International students must respect the Canadian visas’s requirements and must be covered by a travel and medical insurance for the entire duration of their stay.
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How much does it cost to have a language immersion experience in Quebec City?
Class prices may vary depending on your country of origin. And the good news is that the French language school in Quebec offers special prices for people from many nationalities (up to 45% off in some cases). In addition, the cost may also vary depending on the time of year when you reserve the course as sometimes there are seasonal promotions. The best is that you contact us so we send you the costs that will apply to your language stay, including prices of French courses in Quebec with accommodation.
And obviously, the cost of studying French in Quebec will also depend on your standard of living and your spending habits. So we recommend that you check the prices of everyday life in Quebec.
Sites of interest
- Learn more about Quebec by reading tourist information.