french for the workforce

Learn how to boost your confidence while speaking French: from engaging in small talk, standing out in your job interviews, to participating in workplace chit-chat!

In order to register, you will have to take a short written and oral placement test to ensure you are at the appropriate French level. Please call 514-878-9788 x324 or email [email protected].

French for the Workforce program will go beyond the basics of French grammar. This four-week, virtual course held two days a week, will help you to step outside of your linguistic comfort zone to improve the four French communication skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening. Through this program, you will practice key job search skills including writing a CV & cover letter and nailing the job interview – all in French! You’ll learn how to optimize your candidacy with French keywords and industry terminology. And you’ll also gain confidence from personalized feedback from your instructor and peers while keeping track of your own progress.

French for the Workforce will help you to boost your confidence and bring you closer to your job search goals! What can you expect?

· Mock interviews – practice answering the “tell me about yourself” question with ease

· CV writing and comprehension exercises

· Grammar and verb conjugations

· Group discussions and more!

During the four-week course, you will also have the chance to learn from fluent French speakers and industry professionals! Each session will also feature our Mix It Up! Language Exchange and Industry Q&A events. During these events, guest speakers and bilingual professionals will be on hand to help you bridge linguistic and cultural barriers, practice your everyday French small talk, and learn more about language integration into the Quebec workforce.

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If you have knowledge of basic French vocabulary, can form simple sentences, and understand some spoken French, then this program is for you! The program is only $75 and is held twice a week on Wednesdays & Fridays, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM, over four weeks. It is not designed for individuals with little or no previous French language abilities. Classes are interactive and conducted only in French. Pre-registration is required. This program will be held online over Zoom. Spaces are limited.

In order to register, you will have to take a short written and oral placement test to ensure you are at the appropriate French level. Please call 514-878-9788 x324 or email [email protected].

Here is the schedule of the upcoming 4-week courses, as well as our Language Mixers and Industry Q&A events:

NOVEMBER – DECEMBER SESSION 4  
Every week on Wed, Fri: Nov 24 until Dec 17 , 2021 
9:30 AM-12:30 PM
+Q & A Information Session #4 – Thursday, Dec. 9th 12:00pm -1:30pm 
+Language Exchange #4 Thursday, Dec. 16th 12:00pm -1:30pm  

JANUARY – FEBRUARY SESSION 5  
Every week on Wed, Fri: Jan 19 until Feb 11, 2022   
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
+Q & A Information Session #5 Thursday, Feb. 3rd 12:00pm -1:30pm 
+Language Exchange #5 Thursday, Feb. 10th 12:00pm -1:30pm 

FEBRUARY – MARCH SESSION 6  
Every week on Wed, Fri: Feb 23 until Mar 18, 2022  
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM  
+Q & A Information Session #6 Thursday, March 3rd 12:00pm -1:30pm 
+Language Exchange #6 Thursday, March 10th 12:00pm -1:30pm 

 

We also offer professional French translation services for your CV and cover letter.