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French language schools in Canada: Alliance française

You are the representative of a Canadian institution in the field of education.

You want to offer French education programs to your teachers, your students, and their parents in Canada. The nine Alliance française locations in Canada offer French courses for everyone: children, parents, adults, and teachers. They are part of the worldwide Alliance française network: more than 800 establishments in 137 countries, working to promote the French language and Francophone cultures.

 

Children: preparing for French immersion programs
Objective:
to prepare preschool-aged children (3–4 years old) for primary-level French immersion classes.
Focus: familiarity with the French language through games, songs, picture books, and fun activities.
Organization:
After kindergarten in periods of a maximum of 90 minutes;
Time and location to be determined on the basis of need (transportation costs for teachers may apply);
Rate: $20.40 CAD per hour per student (minimum three children of equivalent level per group).

 

Parents: helping children with their homework
Objective:
to give parents the resources to extend their children’s French immersion experience into the home.
Focus: familiarity with textbooks and authentic French documents, while improving students’ everyday French.
Organization:
14 hours of courses per semester: seven two-hour sessions, based on the school calendar;
Location and times to be determined on the basis of need (transportation fees for teachers may apply);
Rate: $198 per session and per parent, minimum of five participants of equivalent level per group.

 

Teachers: improve your level of French through ongoing education
Objectives:
to improve your level of proficiency in French in the classroom. Introduction to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).
Focus: to know how to give advice to students; to correct and encourage students in French; and to improve general proficiency in professional French in order to feel more at ease in the classroom. Introduction to the CEFRL and strategies for its implementation in teaching methods and evaluation.
Organization:
Program to be developed based on your professional needs;
Location and times to be determined on the basis of need (transportation fees for teachers may apply);
(Base) rate: $30 CAD per hour per person (minimum four participants of equivalent levels per group).

Most Alliance française locations in Canada offer French classes for students in immersion programs throughout the year, in addition to summer camps. Every Alliance française location in Canada offers French courses for adults throughout the year (general French and specialized French).

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The nine Alliance française locations in Canada

 

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Further information

Alliances françaises au Canada : http://www.af.ca/fr/

 

 

Contact

Xavier Moquet
Education Attaché
 

educatif-linguistique@ambafrance-ca.org

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