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Advanced Beginner French 1

Advanced Beginner
Starting September 16, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Time to go beyond the basics! Gain the grammar, vocabulary, and confidence you'll need to comprehend an excerpt from a piece of literature, describe a photograph, share a memory (happy or otherwise), read a tourist manual, and much more.

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Advanced Beginner French 1 - Slow-Paced

Advanced Beginner
Starting September 17, 2020 1 hour 30 per week for 10 weeks

Enjoy a slow-paced class! 90mn once a week to give you confidence and time to learn.

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Advanced Beginner French 2

Advanced Beginner
Starting September 16, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Do you want to Discuss jobs of the future, describe the future, highlight the utility of an object, express intent or remind someone of something? Do you want to do all of that in French? You can! Plus you'll improve your grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation skills at the same time.

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Advanced Beginner French 3

Advanced Beginner
Starting September 16, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Keep building your language skills and awareness. In this class, you will learn how to interpret a chart about names, speak to someone’s character, describe someone, talk about your emotions and much more!

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Advanced Beginner French 4

Advanced Beginner
Starting September 16, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

This class will give you the skills to understand a tourist brochure, reserve a stay somewhere, research a destination online, express your indifference towards a situation and more!

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Advanced French 1

Advanced
Starting September 16, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Build upon your French skills by studying advanced grammar concepts and performing challenging tasks. Talk about fashion and trends, talk about food fads, look at different travel trends and more!

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Advanced French 2

Advanced
Starting September 16, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Master the skills you'll need to debate a topic, compare preferences, summarize and review a book, describe an actor, uncover a problem and provide solutions, discuss cultural nuances, and more!

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Advanced French 3

Advanced
Starting September 16, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Deepen your understanding of the complexities of French language and Francophone cultures as you analyze societal challenges and obstacles, take a position on an issue, describe and compare different cultures and political styles, and more.

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Advanced French 4

Advanced
Starting September 16, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Perfect your pronunciation, solidify your mastery of grammar and learn additional vocabulary—then apply your learning to demanding tasks like comparing and contrasting different professional behaviors, outlining a career path and explaining various life choices, and more!

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Beginner French 1

Beginner
Starting September 16, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Learn to Ask for and give directions, understand an itinerary, get around using public transportation, and much more!

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Beginner French 1 Accelerated

Beginner
Starting September 16, 2020 6 hours per week for 5 weeks (Sept 16 - Oct 21)

Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Learn to Ask for and give directions, understand an itinerary, get around using public transportation, and much more! This accelerated course will allow you to cover the Beginner French 1 level in just six weeks.

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Beginner French 1.1

Beginner
Starting September 17, 2020 3 hours per week for 11 weeks

Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Learn to Ask for and give directions, understand an itinerary, get around using public transportation, and much more! This class is intended for students at the absolute beginner level with no prior French experience.

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Beginner French 2

Beginner
Starting September 16, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Learn to introduce yourself, talk about your new neighbors, describe your personal preferences and much more!

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Beginner French 2 Accelerated

Beginner
Starting October 23, 2020 6 hours per week for 5 weeks (Oct 23 - Dec 2)

Find out about your friends' hobbies, discover the culture of Montréal and blog about your life—all in French! These activities (and many more) will help you expand your language skills.

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Beginner French 3

Beginner
Starting September 16, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Learn how to look for an apartment, understand a room inspection, learn about lodging regulations, draft a set of rules for shared living, and much more!

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Beginner French 3 Accelerated

Beginner
Starting September 16, 2020 6 hours per week for 5 weeks (Sept 16 - Oct 21, no class Oct 12)

Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Learn how to look for an apartment, understand a room inspection, learn about lodging regulations, draft a set of rules for shared living, and much more!

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Beginner French 4

Beginner
Starting September 16, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Learn to understand an exchange program, describe positive experiences, express purpose, describe a professional goal, indicate a wish or desire, talk about an ability or skill, understand professional tasks. and much more!

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Beginner French 4 Accelerated

Beginner
Starting October 23, 2020 6 hours per week for 5 weeks (Oct 23 - Dec 2, no class Nov 11, 25, 27)

Are you ready to kick-start your French education? Learn to understand an exchange program, describe positive experiences, express purpose, describe a professional goal, indicate a wish or desire, talk about an ability or skill, understand professional tasks. and much more!

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Intermediate French 1

Intermediate
Starting September 16, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Identify criteria for something, be cautious or aware of something, express your wishes and intentions, ask politely for something, talk over the phone, give advice, outline a hypothetical situation, describe a memory, a place, a visit to a foreign city and more!

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Intermediate French 1 - Slow-Paced

Intermediate
Starting September 19, 2020 1 hour 30 per week for 10 weeks

Enjoy a slow-paced class! 90mn once a week to give you confidence and time to learn.

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Intermediate French 2

Intermediate
Starting September 17, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

You're ready to move on to bigger and better things! Describe different behaviors, talk about and suggest outings or events, give advice, talk about family activities, go out as a group, analyze different customs and traditions, and more.

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Intermediate French 3

Intermediate
Starting September 16, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Keep looking forward and making progress! Learn how to talk about your career path, express enthusiasm for a professional project, understand and give advice for an interview, take risks, describe your typical workday and more.

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Intermediate French 4

Intermediate
Starting September 16, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Delve deeper into the Francophone cultures around the globe while honing your language skills: understand a scientific documentary, learn about young, francophone thinkers, explain a scientific discovery, present the pros and cons of an innovation in technology, give your opinion, imagine the future. and more!

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Proficient French 1

Proficient
Starting September 17, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Perfect your pronunciation, solidify your mastery of grammar and learn additional vocabulary—then apply your learning to demanding tasks like transcribing audio documents, criticizing political campaigns or debating the salaries of different professions.

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Proficient French 2

Proficient
Starting September 16, 2020 3 hours per week for 10 weeks

Perfect your pronunciation, solidify your mastery of grammar and learn additional vocabulary—then apply your learning to demanding tasks like transcribing audio documents, criticizing political campaigns or debating the salaries of different professions.

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Proficient French C1+/C2 - Slow-Paced

Proficient
Starting September 22, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Enjoy a slow-paced class! 90mn once a week to give you confidence and time to learn and perfect your pronunciation, solidify your mastery of grammar and learn additional vocabulary.

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Specialized Classes

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Café Philo: Philosopher au présent

Advanced
Starting September 22, 2020 1 hour 30 per week for Individual Workshops

A relaxed environment for lovers of French language, culture and philosophy to sharpen their speaking skills.

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Conspiracy Theory

Advanced
Starting September 16, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 5 Weeks

Join Julien to discuss about past and current controversial topics!

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Creative Writing - workshop series

Advanced
Starting September 25, 2020 1.5 hours per month for 3 months

Build your vocabulary and knowledge of idioms through various creative writing techniques and activities. Class is led by [external_link link="https://frenchculturalcenter.org/contributor/clemence-lucchini/"]Clémence[/external_link]!

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Discover Senegal!

Intermediate
Starting September 19, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks (September 19 - October 17)

Join Evelyne to discover one of Africa’s most vibrant countries. You will learn about its rich history, culture, food, and music!

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Feminist Movements in France

Advanced
Starting September 22, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Join Clemence to learn about various feminist movements in France from the 19th century to today.

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Grammar

Intermediate
Starting September 16, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Learn elements of grammar through structured practice. Topics vary based on class needs.

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Greatest French Artists

Intermediate
Starting September 17, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 5 Weeks

Join this class to learn about fascinating French artists who have influenced so many movements!

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History: Restaging Revolution

Proficient
Starting October 2, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Join Dr. Adam Schoene for a new series of classes at the French Cultural Center!

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Learn French through Songs: Francophone Music

Advanced Beginner
Starting September 19, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Reach a deeper understanding of modern French society through its vibrant and dynamic music industry while practicing your language skills.

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Listen Up!

Intermediate
Starting September 16, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Comment? Pardon? Excusez-moi? Strengthen your oral comprehension skills in this course which emphasizes listening, while building vocabulary and grammar skills.

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Literature

Advanced
Starting September 16, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Join Clémence Lucchini to improve speaking and comprehension while reading and analyzing French literary works from a wide variety of genres.

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Literature, History, and Civilization in Translation: Itinerant Narratives

Proficient
Starting November 9, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Join Dr. Adam Schoene for a new series of classes at the French Cultural Center!

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Literature, Philosophy, and Politics in Translation: Selfhood, Family, and Society

Proficient
Starting September 28, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Join Adam for our new literature in translation class! Discover some of the most acclaimed autobiographical works from Montaigne, Rousseau to Edouard Louis.

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Literature: Special Series

Advanced
Starting September 22, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Join Bojana for an in-depth reading of one of Boubacar Diop's most acclaimed novels.

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Racial and Social Justice in Cinema

Advanced
Starting September 21, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 6 weeks

Reach a deeper understanding of modern French society through some thought provoking films while practicing your language skills.

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The Week in Review

Intermediate
Starting September 19, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Join Bojana to learn, share and discuss major international and domestic headlines.

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Think Green!

Intermediate
Starting September 19, 2020 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

A detailed look at the origins of, developments in and possible solutions to contemporary, urgent environmental concerns—all in French.

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Conversation Classes

There are no Conversation Classes matching your selection.

Advanced Beginner Lunch Break

Advanced Beginner
Starting September 16, 2020 1 hour and 15 mins per week for 5 or 10 weeks

A relaxed environment for lovers of French language and culture to sharpen their speaking skills. Discuss everything from daily activities to social issues. No homework and no required textbook.

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Coffee Talk

Intermediate
Starting September 19, 2020 1 hour 30 mins per week for 5 or 10 weeks

A relaxed environment for lovers of French language and culture to sharpen their speaking skills. Discuss everything from daily activities to social issues. No homework and no required textbook.

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Intermediate Lunch Break

Intermediate
Starting September 22, 2020 1 hour 15 mins per week for 5 or 10 weeks

A relaxed environment for lovers of French language and culture to sharpen their speaking skills. Discuss everything from daily activities to social issues. No homework and no required textbook.

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More Offerings for Adults

Online and Private Lessons

Our new online learning option, as well as our private lessons, are a great way to get individualized instruction at your pace. With online and private lessons, you have more control over what you cover with your instructor. You can study with a book, or focus on conversation skills and work with video and audio material. We can also specify a theme to your lessons.

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Proficiency Exams

Need official documentation of your French language proficiency for school applications, work or immigration? The Center offers the DELF/DALF, TEF and DAEFLE exams throughout the year.

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Accelerated Courses

Looking to improve your language skills as quickly as possible? Our Accelerated Programs provide all the knowledge of a normal 10-week class into a 5-week option for rapid language acquisition.

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