GRADE GURUS EXPRESS B2 FRENCH LANGUAGE PROGRAM
All exams, classroom instruction and seminars will be delivered at our beautiful downtown campus, in the heart of Montreal, within walking distance of both Concordia and McGill Universities.
The Express B2 program is delivered in 450 hours. The program focuses on building oral and listening French skills. Students in this program are expected to build their French skills through casual use outside of class with assigned tasks and homework to support learning.
Upon successful completion of the program, students can take a recognized B2 level certificate course and exam.
Our teachers and staff welcome students from all over the world into a French environment. Students comfortably ease into our French classes and become immersed in the language and culture, while studying in the second largest francophone city in the world, Montreal.
Our students learn to communicate and build a range of skills through academic classes, workshops and activities aimed at real life experiences. Our students become prepared to pass their B2 level exam at the end of the program.
Students will be assessed and placed according to their French level proficiency.
In class, students will benefit from small class sizes with curriculum designed for international students.
On location and in class, students will be given exams in accordance with the Ministry of education of Quebec to certify their B2 level of French.
Review & Prep
After program completion, students can opt into a 2-day intensive seminar with a focus on the oral skills needed to successfully engage in job and government related interviews.
Small class sizes
Curriculum based government program
B2 level Ministry exam on site – certified
Located in the heart of Montreal - Easy access (metro, train), close to universities, restaurants, shopping
Extracurricular activities available
Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL)
Recognizes familiar words and makes simple sentences. Introduces self and answers basic questions.
Understands the main ideas of concrete or abstract topics in a complex text (including technical articles). Communicates with fluency during a conversation with a native speaker, speaking clearly and with detail on a number of subjects. Gives opinion with explanation.
Understands common expressions that relate to self like family, shopping and environment. Uses basic and direct information and communicates with simple words.
Understands a wide range of texts and understands nuances. Expresses self fluently without searching for words. Uses language in a number of contexts including professional, social or academic. Communicates clearly and can support a well-structured argument.
Understands the main points of clear speech on subjects such as work, school, and activities. Manages in situations when traveling to countries using the language. Produces simple texts, describes goals and desires, and provides explanations.
Master or Proficient
Understands easily almost all that is read or heard. Can express self fluently and spontaneously with precise meaning.