French For Quebec

Depending on your situation, time frame and objective we have several options to prepare you for your new adventure. 

You'd love to live in Quebec but didn't start the immigration  process yet ? Visit the Official Website of the Gouvernement du Québec.

You already have a project? It's time to learn French! 

By taking French classes with us before moving to Quebec :

Official page from Quebec about this program & updated information  Official page from Quebec about this program & updated information 

Course Options

Group classes 

Start with a free placement test to determine the best fit: 

Placement test  Placement test 

Group classes information and registration  Group classes information and registration 

Private classes 

Tailored to your specific needs & schedule.  Available online!
Great option for intensive training on a short period.  

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French for Travelers - For your visiting family or if you plan a short visit before moving 

Planning a trip to a francophone country? Our survival workshop will give you the tools to enjoy your experience !

Be a traveler, not a tourist!
Would you like to learn some essential French before traveling to France or a French-speaking country?
In a relaxed, informal setting, using maps, menus, and other authentic materials, this workshop will help you to communicate in situations commonly encountered abroad.
Get more out of your trip and travel with greater confidence.
No previous French required; booklet included.

Topics covered include:
– Meet, greet, and get to know people
– Make hotel reservations
– Plan and book cultural, seasonal activities
– Order a meal in bistros and restaurants
– Buy tickets for and use public transportation
– Communicate politely with boutique, hotel, and restaurant staff

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 A screen shouldn’t keep us from chatting and sharing a coffee together!

We invite you to the Café Conversation Workshop to have a discussion in French with our teacher Yasmine and other attendees. Every month we choose a different topic for a discussion. 

Café Conversation takes place on Fridays, twice a month,  from 9:30 am to 10:30 am.  Starting April 2022, one workshop a month will be onsite. 

This workshop is designed for levels Intermediate 3 (A2-3) and above (A2-4, A2-5, B1, B2, C1). 
Not sure what your level is? Take our free online placement test.

How to join the workshop:
After registering for the workshop, you will receive an email with a zoom link. 
On the scheduled date, click on the zoom link and wait for the teacher to let you in the discussion room. 

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This Business French Workshop gives you the tools and knowledge to confidently communicate in French in high proficiency in a professional setting.

This specialized 90-minute workshop focuses on specific scenarios in which you will use your French skills in different business situations and handle some cultural differences.

If you are not sure about your level, you can take this free placement test.

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LET'S TALK Discutons! - Language exchange FR/EN

In partnership with the organization San Francisco Bay Accueil.
Come chat in French and English every two weeks, in a group and one on one. All participants will talk for a total of 30 minutes in English, and 30 minutes in French, in a relaxed and fun ambiance!
Every two weeks, on Fridays (10:40am - 11:40am). 

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Exams & Exam Preparation 

We are an official center for TCF Canada

TCF Canada information & registration  TCF Canada information & registration 

We also offer regularly some TCF preparation workshops to help you get a better understanding on how the exam is composed. 

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For your kids 

As moving abroad is sometimes a family project, we have several programs  to help your kids and teens get ready for this new adventure. 

French immersion camps

Our camps are also designed to welcome kids with no prior French, aged 5 to 12 years old. 

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French classes for kids (3-12) 

We offer saturday classes and several afterschool programs for kids between 3 and 12. 

Classes for kids Classes for kids

French classes for Teens  (13-17) 

We offer  several online afterschool programs for teens 

Classes for teens Classes for teens -h3>Life situations workshops 

Moving to Quebec ? Every Saturday afternoon we'll prepare your for real life in French with practical themes such as going to the doctor, finding a new apartment, making friends... Learn the vocabulary and practice with peers to feel comfortable in your future life abroad! !

Every Saturday afternoon on a different situation 
Starting in January 2020 

Let us know if you would like to receive information about upcoming workshops Let us know if you would like to receive information about upcoming workshops

Culture Prep 

To immerse yourself in the culture and practice your language skills:

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For Families 

Are you planning to move with your  kids?  

French classes for kids  

Best option for kids 3 to 5 years old,  join our saturday morning programs to get acquainted with French.  

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French immersion camps

 For kids 5 to 12 years old, join our french immersion camp. The camps are designed to accommodate new learners.  We offer camps every summer. 

Camps Camps

French proficiency exams 

TCF Québec

The Quebec Ministry of Immigration (MICC) has required people submitting applications to immigrate to Quebec to provide proof of their level of competency in French by taking the "TCF pour le Québec", or TCF test for Quebec.

The "TCF for Quebec" is comprised of 1 to 4 examinations.

We strongly recommend you to take all 4 examination so you can get more points.

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TCF Canada 

For Any individual, regardless of his or her nationality and native language (including French citizens and citizens of Francophone countries), who would like to initiate the process for permanent economic immigration or for Canadian citizenship through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). There are no exemptions for the TCF Canada.

The TCF Canada is a test that has been approved by IRCC.

The TCF Canada consists of four mandatory parts. It evaluates general French language proficiency in listening comprehension, reading comprehension, speaking and writing.

The levels correspond to the benchmarks specified by the European Framework for Language Learning, Teaching and Evaluation as well as the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB).

You need to take all 4 exams. 

We strongly recommend you to take all 4 examination so you can get more points.

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Tel: +1 (415) 775-7755

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