FREE PART-TIME FRENCH COURSES
BIENVENUE À NOTRE-DAME-DE-GRÂCE

En collaboration avec le Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration

ANNOUNCEMENT:

Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration offers in-person classes for this 2023 Spring season.

SESSIONS & SCHEDULE

2023 Winter season: January 9 to March 26, 2023

Registration for the Winter season 2023 CLOSED

2023 Spring season: April 3 to June 18, 2023

Registration for the Spring season will be OPEN online only on February 6, 2023

Deadline to apply for the EVALUATION TEST: February 24,2023

Important! Schedule course for beginners (no knowledges of French)

FIA 112-1 AM Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday  9am to 12pm – WAITING LIST

FIA 112-1 PM Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday  1pm to 4pm – WAITING LIST

FIA 109-1 SR Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6pm to 9pm

The number of places is limited, access will be given on a first-come-first-served basis

# Time Days Cours FIA Level in Oral Productivity
1 9h-12h mon, tue, wed, thu 112-1  0 – Waiting list
2 9h-12h mon, tue, wed, thu 312-1  5
3 9h-12h mon, tue, wed, thu 412-1  6
4 9h-12h mon, tue, wed, thu 412-2  7
5 13h-16h mon, tue, wed, thu 112-1  0 – Waiting list
6 13h-16h mon, tue, wed, thu 112-2  2
7 13h-16h mon, tue, wed, thu 212-1  3
8 13h-16h mon, tue, wed, thu 212-2  4
9 18h-21h mon, wed, fri 109-1  0
10 18h-21h mon, tue, wed, 109-3  2
11 18h-21h tue, thu, fri 209-1  3
12 18h-21h tue, thu, fri 209-3  4
13 18h-21h mon, wed, thu 409-1  6
14 18h-21h tue, thu, fri 409-2  7
15 18h-21h mon, wed 406-6  8
16 10h-13h sat, sun 106-2  1
17 10h-13h sat, sun 206-2  3
18 10h-13h sat, sun 206-3  4
19 10h-13h sat, sun 306-1  5

PRE-REGISTRATION PROCEDURE  FOR PART-TIME FRENCH COURSES

REGISTRATION OPENED FEBRUARY 6, 2023

NOTICE! WE HAVE 2 DIFFERENT REGISTRATION FORMS FOR BEGINNERS & FOR TEST OR OTHER GROUPS. PLEASE FIND & FILL BELOW THE RIGHT ONE

INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED LEVEL AND TEST

Deadline to apply: February 24, 2023

BEGINNER LEVEL ONLY

If you are interested in the evening course, please leave a comment

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

For more information, please consult the government web page

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

For more information, please consult the government web page

EVALUATION SESSION

It is required that the students who studied French abroad or in Quebec in an institution not recognized by the Ministry of Immigration, Frenchisation and Integration, take the evaluation test.
After you register, we will contact you by email and specify the date of the test. The oral proficiency test will be conducted by a professor from MIFI.
The evaluation is not required for the following categories of students:
-Students who have no knowledge of French
-Students who have taken French language courses in the last 12 months in an institution recognized by Ministry of Immigration, Frenchisation and Integration
-Students who can present the official transcripts of their completed French courses in the 12 last months done an institution recognized by Ministry of Immigration, Frenchisation and Integration

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Yes. The MIFI French courses are free! This linguistic integration program is mainly addressed to Permanent Residents, Naturalized Canadian Citizens, Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Temporary Residents such as holders of a temporary work permit or international students.

Yes, international students are eligible for the French courses since July 1st 2019.

Unfortunately, visitors or tourists are not eligible. The MIFI French courses are mainly addressed to immigrants with permanent status.

Yes, immigrants that have been living in Canada for more than 5 years can apply for the MIFI part-time French program.

You will need to register for another session.

Yes. When applying for citizenship you can use your attestation as proof of language knowledge. However, you need to have a certain level. You can find more here.