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 face to face classes for this 2022 Winter season. The teaching method may change according to the ministerial guidance. A return to distance training can be possible.

The main requirements to be admitted for a distance training:

  • Have a computer or tablet with a camera and a microphone capable of supporting a videoconferencing or collaborative work application;
  • Have unlimited high-speed Internet access or Wi-Fi;
  • Have a personal email address (used by only one student);
  • Have the technological skills necessary to participate in distance training activities to access technological platforms and participate in videoconferences;
  • Have a French keyboard and headphones;
  • Participate in individual or group educational activities according to the teaching schedule;
  • Have a quiet and isolated workspace, conducive to learning

SESSIONS & SCHEDULE

2022 Winter season: January 10 to March 27, 2022
REGISTRATION OPENS on November 8, 2021 (beginner, intermediate and advanced levels)
Deadline to apply for the EVALUATION TEST: November 25, 2021

Important! Schedule course for beginners (no knowledges of French)
FIA 112-1 PM Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 1pm to 4pm
FIA 109-1 SR Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 6pm to 9pm
FIA 106-1 FDS Saturday and Sunday 10am to 1pm
The number of places is limited, access will be given on a first-come-first-served basis

PRE-REGISTRATION PROCEDURE  FOR PART-TIME FRENCH COURSES

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 for the EVALUATION TEST: November 25, 2021

Veuillez répondre à toutes les questions / Please, answer all questions

Votre niveau de français | Your level of French *
Disponibilité de l’élève pour le cours | Student’s availability for the training *
Disponibilité de l’élève pour le TEST| Student’s availability for the TEST *
JE CONFIRME - I CONFIRM *
Merci pour votre message. Il a été envoyé. Nous vous répondrons par courriel pour confirmer les détails de votre demande.| Thank you for your message. It has been sent. | We will reply to you by email to confirm the details of your request.
Une erreur s'est produite lors de la tentative d'envoi de votre message. Veuillez réessayer plus tard. | There was an error trying to send your message. Please try again later.

DOCUMENTS

Veuillez préparer les documents suivants: | Please prepare the following documents:

1. L’un des vos documents d’immigration en format PDF (recto verso du certificat ou de la carte de citoyenneté, carte de résident permanent, document du réfugié ou demandeur d’asile, CSQ,CAQ, permis d’études, permis de travail). | One of your immigration documents in PDF format (double sided of the certificate or card of citizenship, permanent resident card, refugee or asylum seeker document, CSQ, CAQ, study permit, work permit).

2. Preuve linguistique en format PDF pour les candidats qui ont pris des cours de français dans les 12 derniers mois dans l’une des écoles reconnues par le Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (bulletin MIFI, bulletin MEQ)| Linguistic proof in PDF format for candidates who have taken French classes in the last 12 months in one of the schools recognized by the Ministry of Immigration, Francization and Integration (MIFI bulletin, MEQ bulletin)

3. Preuve linguistique en format PDF pour les candidats qui ont fait le test d’évaluation du Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration dans les 12 derniers mois (résultat du test MIFI) | Linguistic proof in PDF format for candidates who have taken the evaluation test of the Ministry of Immigration, Francization and Integration in the last 12 months (result of the MIFI test)

Nous vous répondrons par courriel pour confirmer les détails de votre demande.  | We will reply to you by email to confirm the details of your request.

BEGINNER LEVEL ONLY

Votre niveau de français | Your level of French *
Disponibilité de l’élève pour le cours | Student’s availability for the training
JE CONFIRME - I CONFIRM *
Merci pour votre message. Il a été envoyé. Nous vous répondrons par courriel pour confirmer les détails de votre demande.| Thank you for your message. It has been sent. | We will reply to you by email to confirm the details of your request.
Une erreur s'est produite lors de la tentative d'envoi de votre message. Veuillez réessayer plus tard. | There was an error trying to send your message. Please try again later.

DOCUMENTS

Veuillez préparer les documents suivants: | Please prepare the following documents:

1. L’un des vos documents d’immigration en format PDF (recto verso du certificat ou de la carte de citoyenneté, carte de résident permanent, document du réfugié ou demandeur d’asile, CSQ,CAQ, permis d’études, permis de travail). | One of your immigration documents in PDF format (double sided of the certificate or card of citizenship, permanent resident card, refugee or asylum seeker document, CSQ, CAQ, study permit, work permit).

Nous vous répondrons par courriel pour confirmer les détails de votre demande.  | We will reply to you by email to confirm the details of your request.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

For more information, please consult the government web page

www.Québec.ca/français

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

For more information, please consult the government web page

www.Québec.ca/français

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.

FRENCH CONVERSATION WORKSHOPS IN NDG

OTHER WAY TO LEARN FRENCH

Fall session 2021: October to December

CALL 514-561-5850 10 am – 4 pm
french courses part-time in NDG Bienvenue a NDG

Do you want to improve your oral expression skills in French and get to know Quebec culture?
Take part in the conversation workshops organized by Bienvenue à Notre-Dame-de-Grâce!

  • Beginner and intermediate levels
  • Priority for immigrant residents of NDG district
  • Registration on-site
  • Cost: Free