Dernières mises à jour en lien avec la COVID-19 disponibles ici.
Latest information about COVID-19 available here.

French Language and Culture (Intensive) (120 CEU's)

Offered by: Language & Intercultural Comm.     Degree: Certificate - Proficiency in French

Program Requirements

The Certificate of Proficiency in French - Language and Culture is designed to offer thorough and integrated instruction of French as a Second/Foreign language over six levels (beginner to advanced). The program objectives include learning strategies for speaking, listening, writing, reading and pronunciation. A specific feature of the program is a cultural module at each level. Through this program, students will acquire the linguistic, communicative, pragmatic, and cultural competence needed to interact comfortably in work and social settings.

Application to the program must include full payment of tuition fees for one session. Tuition fees for subsequent sessions may be paid at a later date, determined by the University. Tuition fees do not include text books, medical insurance, travel or accommodation costs, or any class outings. Please note that credit card transactions cannot be conducted by telephone or by mail.

The courses are held during the day. Students benefit from small class sizes and enjoy sharing their learning experience with classmates who have come from all over the world. Some cultural activities are held after class during the week.

Program Structure

Each of the courses below represents one "level" of the five levels of the program.

Required Courses

(120 CEU)

  • CFRN 203 Intensive French - Beginner (20 CE units)

    Offered by: Language & Intercultural Comm. (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    French (CCE) : Designed for students with no knowledge of French. Classes offer instruction in listening, reading, speaking, and writing. Course content provides students with the essential linguistic, communicative, and socio-cultural skills required to function in simple situations related to daily life and social interactions.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Ripoll, Alexania; Bogdan, Miruna Elena (Fall)

    • This course is subject to limited enrolment.

    • Prerequisite(s): Entrance Placement Test or Permission of the Director

  • CFRN 323 Intensive French - Elementary (20 CE units)

    Offered by: Language & Intercultural Comm. (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    French (CCE) : Designed for students wishing to acquire a high elementary level in speaking, writing, listening and reading in French. Course content provides students with the essential linguistic, communicative, and socio-cultural skills required to function in various real-life situations related to personal and social life.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • This course is subject to limited enrolment

    • Prerequisite(s): CFRN 203 or CFRN 223 or Entrance Placement Test or Permission of the Director

  • CFRN 333 Intensive French - Intermediate 1 (20 CE units)

    Offered by: Language & Intercultural Comm. (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    French (CCE) : Designed for students wishing to acquire a mid-intermediate level in speaking, writing, listening and reading in French. Course content provides students with the essential linguistic, communicative, and socio-cultural skills required to function in real-life, personal, and work-related situations.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • This course is subject to limited enrolment

    • Prerequisite: CFRN 323, or Entrance Placement Test or Permission of the Director

  • CFRN 343 Intensive French - Intermediate 2 (20 CE units)

    Offered by: Language & Intercultural Comm. (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    French (CCE) : Designed for students wishing to acquire a high-intermediate level in speaking, writing, listening and reading in French. Course content provides students with the linguistic, communicative, and socio-cultural competencies required to function in various personal, social and work-related situations.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Kiczka, Tomasz; Gavrila-Alexandrescu, Dana (Fall)

    • This course is subject to limited enrolment

    • Prerequisite: CFRN 333, or Entrance Placement Test or Permission of the Director

  • CFRN 355 Intensive French - Intermediate High (20 CE units)

    Offered by: Language & Intercultural Comm. (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    French (CCE) : Designed especially for students who need to consolidate and strengthen fundamental skills in French before proceeding to the advanced level. Course content provides students with a review of learning strategies to reinforce linguistic skills and confidence, and permits the exploration of the creative power of language.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • This course is subject to limited enrolment

    • Prerequisite: Entrance Placement Test or Permission of the Director

  • CFRN 423 Intensive French - Advanced (20 CE units)

    Offered by: Language & Intercultural Comm. (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    French (CCE) : Designed for students wishing to achieve proficiency in speaking, writing, listening, and reading in French at an advanced level. Course content provides students with the linguistic, communicative, and socio-cultural skills required to interact successfully in most personal, social and professional situations. Self-directed learning and cultural exploration are fostered.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • This course is subject to limited enrolment.

    • Prerequisite(s): CFRN 343 or CFRN 355 or Entrance Placement Test or Permission of the Director

* Note: Upon completion of the last two levels of the program (CFRN 355 and CFRN 423) with a minimum grade of B- (65%), students qualify for the McGill Certificate of Proficiency in French Language and Culture.

School of Continuing Studies—2021-2022 (last updated May. 27, 2021) (disclaimer)
Back to top