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 plans a return to face to face classes for this 2021 Fall 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

2021 Fall season: October 4 to December 19, 2021

SESSION FALL 2021 REGISTRATION CLOSED

NEXT SESSION WINTER 2022

CALENDAR: January 10 to March 27, 2022

REGISTRATION OPENS on November 8, 2021 (beginner, intermediate and advanced levels)

# Time Days Level FIA Places available
1 9h-12h mon, tue, wed, thu 112-1 Beginner
2 9h-12h mon, tue, wed, thu 112-2 Beginner
3 9h-12h mon, tue, wed, thu 212-2 Intermediate
4 9h-12h mon, tue, wed, thu 412-2 Advanced
5 13h-16h mon, tue, wed, thu 112-1 Beginner
6 13h-16h mon, tue, wed, thu 112-2 Beginner
7 13h-16h mon, tue, wed 209-1 Intermediate
8 18h-21h mon, wed, fri 109-1 Beginner 
9 18h-21h tue, thu, fri 209-1 Intermediate
10 18h-21h tue, thu, fri 209-2 Intermediate
11 18h-21h mon, tue, wed 309-2 Advanced
12 18h-21h mon, wed, thu 409-2 Advanced
13 18h-21h tue, thu 206-3 Intermediate
14 18h-21h mon, wed 306-4 Advanced
15 10h-13h sat, sun 106-1 Beginner 
16 10h-13h sat, sun 106-3 Beginner
17 10h-13h sat, sun 206-1 Intermediate
18 10h-13h sat, sun 306-4 Advanced
         
         

PRE-REGISTRATION PROCEDURE  FOR PART-TIME FRENCH COURSES

REGISTRATION OPENS NOVEMBER 8, 2021

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

Summer session 2021: August to September

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