French as a Second Language (Introductory)

  • Type: In Class
  • Credential: Statement of Completion
  • Starts In: Fall, Winter, Spring
  • Plan #: C2043

About this part-time program ( What's this?)

This French as a Second Language program provides an introductory, structural approach to the development of skills required to speak French as a second language at the basic level. Emphasis is placed on vocabulary, grammar and comprehension, together with an introduction to formal conversational French. This program is especially beneficial for travelers and business personnel, and is often used for application toward language credit requirements in certain university degree programs.

Career Opportunities

Our introductory French program prepares individuals for business or career applications whereby basic French language written and oral communication skills are required to function in workplace settings or in business-related travel. Possible career paths include:

  • Business or Professional Careers requiring a basic bilingual component
  • Teacher’s College and other university degree programs (i.e. for 2nd language credit requirements)

Program Benefits

Graduates of this program will be eligible to further enhance their bilingual acumen by pursuing the next level of available training our French as a Second Language – Advanced program.

How to Register

Students do not apply to our part-time programs. Instead, enrol in and successfully complete each course listed in the Program Delivery section. Once you have successfully completed all of the required courses, you may apply to graduate. If you aren't sure how to enrol in a course, you can learn more here.

Apply for Statement of Completion

Have you successfully completed the requirements of this program? Learn how to apply for your Statement of Completion.

Program Delivery

Code Course Name Delivery Course Availability
2018 Spring 2018 Fall

Required Courses:

LANG1501 French - En Bons Termes Level I In Class No Yes
LANG1502 French - En Bons Termes Level II In Class No Yes
LANG1503 French - En Bons Termes Level III In Class No Yes
LANG1505 French - Conversational I In Class No Yes

Prerequisites may be required for these courses. Please refer to individual course descriptions for specific requirements.