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

En collaboration avec le gouvernement du Québec

French is the official and common language of Quebec. It is the language of public institutions, work, education, communications, commerce and business. French is also a common symbol of belonging and participation in Quebec society

To learn or improve your French visit Apprendre le français. It is the single point of access to French learning services.

French courses offered by the Government of Quebec are free. Incentive financial assistance is also offered to eligible individuals, under certain conditions.

Bienvenue à NDG is a proud partner of the Government of Quebec to offer French learning services:

  • part-time;
  • beginner, intermediate or advanced level;
  • in person or distance learning;
  • morning, afternoon, evening or weekend.

Bienvenue à NDG center is happy to support you in your registration process. If you would like to receive more information or need help submitting your application online, please contact us and schedule an appointment with one of our multilingual counselors https://bienvenuendg.ca/accueil/

SESSIONS & SCHEDULE

SUMMER SEASON 2024: July 8 to September 22, 2024

# Time Days Cours FIA Level in Oral Productivity
1 9h-12h mon, tue, wed, thu 112-1  0
2 9h-12h mon, tue, wed, thu 212-1  3
3 9h-12h mon, tue, wed, thu 212-2  4
4 9h-12h mon, tue, wed, thu 212-2  4
5 13h-16h mon, tue, wed, thu 112-1  0
6 13h-16h mon, tue, wed, thu 112-2  2
7 13h-16h mon, tue, wed, thu 112-2  2
8 13h-16h mon, tue, wed, thu 412-1  6
9 18h-21h mon, wed 106-2  1
10 18h-21h tue, fri 106-4  2
11 18h-21h tue, thu 106-4  2
12 18h-21h mon, wed, fri 209-2  3
13 18h-21h mon, tue, wed 309-2  5
14 18h-21h mon, wed 306-3 5-distance
15 18h-21h tue, thu 306-4 6-distance
16 18h-21h tue, thu, fri 409-2 6-distance
17 18h-21h mon, wed, thu 109-2  1
18  18h-21h mon, wed, thu 109-3  2
19 10h-13h sat, sun 106-3  2
20 10h-13h sat, sun 106-4               2
21 10h-13h sat, sun       206-1               3
22 10h-13h sat, sun       206-3               4
23 10h-13h sat, sun       306-3           5-distance
24 10h-13h sat, sun       306-4           6-distance
25 10h-13h sat, sun       406-2           6-distance

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, Francization and Integration, take the evaluation test.
After your registration, you will be contacted by the MIFI through the platform Apprendre le français in order to take the evaluation test.

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, Francization 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, Francization 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.