French Programs & Courses to Match your Goals & Interests
Choose from our wide variety of French courses and programs and build a study schedule combining topics that match your personal interests, goals and dreams. You're sure to find something that excites you at ILSC! Learn more about how our courses and programs work.
Course and Program offerings and levels may vary depending on student enrolment and location
Build confidence and improve your French fluency through daily practice, dialogues, role-plays and guided conversation.
Learn to form logical, coherent opinions then present, support, and defend these opinions in debates. Debates must be able to read and synthesize information, and then summarize and support their ideas. Students will develop their speaking, listening, note-taking, and writing skills, and will improve fluency, confidence, and critical thinking skills.
Build your vocabulary, fluency and confidence as you participate in dynamic group activities and lively classroom discussions on a diverse range of topics. This popular course is open to students of all French language abilities.
This course is a Core course in Montreal, and a Skills in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and New Delhi
Improve your usage of standard French grammar.
Build your comprehension of spoken language by practicing listening activities taken from daily social and academic situations.
Use and practice new vocabulary for a wide range of interesting and useful topics. You will expand your knowledge of everyday vocabulary, expressions and idioms, and develop strategies for learning new vocabulary.
Awarded by the French Minister of Education, the DELF certifies speakers of French as a foreign language in 4 units: general expression, expression of ideas and emotions, written expression and comprehension and in the practical usage of the French language. Most French universities require their candidates, for whom French is a second language, to hold a DELF certificate.
Improve your reading skills in the classroom and in the computer lab. Read a novel accompanied by a CD, take part in a book circle and compare its film version to the written word - an exciting and modern approach to reading.
Through practicing daily writing you will learn correct language structure and writing techniques for diverse genres and audiences. Discover the secrets for writing excellent essays.
Explore French for employment and the workplace. Learn about the hiring process in Quebec by preparing a resume, cover letter and interview. Additionally, you will learn workplace related vocabulary and explore the differences between formal and informal French.
Discover the world of international relations, explore various type of companies/organizations, marketing strategies, and more. Develop your international business knowledge and expand your business vocabulary. Using market research and the knowledge you've learned in the class, you will create a marketing campaign for a product or service of your choice, which will be presented at the end of the session.
The main goal of this course is to make the students realize how international French can be. Students will not only learn the differences found within this language (accents, dialects, vocabulary, etc.) but also similarities between French communities.
Improve your French dramatically with four exciting weeks spent brainstorming, writing, rehearsing and performing an original play. No previous drama experience is necessary.
Improve your French speaking and reading skills while exploring fashion from around the globe. You will study international designers' biographies and talk about the influence fashion has in our everyday lives, as well as the negative impact fashion standards can have on society.
This course introduces you to authentic French through the use of films and songs, helping you improve your French listening skills as you learn about French culture.
Improve your fluency and build vocabulary by exploring and discussing contemporary social issues. Topics reflect global concerns such as women's and children's rights, health care, religion and environmental issues.
Become an investigative reporter for the ILSC News. Refine writing, vocabulary, grammar and design skills in print format, and through blogging. Students have the opportunity to explore the city, investigate issues that are important to them and build solid interviewing skills.
If you want to develop your French skills through exploring media, social media and their impact on society then this course is for you. You will analyze both the structure and context of newspapers, magazines, television, radio and the Internet.
Explore Montréal’s diverse neighborhoods, popular cafes and venues at the same time as you enhance your knowledge of everyday English to communicate more easily with native speakers outside the classroom. Take part in tours, listen to presenters and interact with locals to discover and use specific daily target language in real-life situations. This course will empower you to explore Montréal and to see it through the eyes of Montréalers.
In this course, students will develop their French skills as they learn the history of photography, discuss and critique photographs and get involved in creative photographic projects. Students will learn about the various forms of photography (documentary, journalistic, commercial, fashion, portraiture, event, art photography, nature etc.), and will end the session by exhibiting their work in the school, as well as posting it on a free website.
Master the language of international affairs and keep pace with today's changing political climate. Practice English through debates on politics, economics and law. Instructional media for this course includes television, video and the Internet.
Practice spoken French skills by discussing current and historical topics. Pursue personal interests through biographies, presentations, debates and role-play. Improve comprehension skills by analyzing a diverse range of texts and video footage
The objective of this course is to stimulate your interest in Quebec's culture, politics and history through research and discussion. Choose this class if you wish to improve your communication skills and knowledge about Quebec.
Enhance your knowledge of everyday colloquial French to communicate more easily with native speakers outside the classroom. Informal language including idioms, phrasal verbs and slang, are taught for practical, real life situations using a variety of authentic materials such as TV shows, commercials and blogs.