GRADE GURUS FRENCH IMMERSION LANGUAGE PROGRAM
The French immersion B2 program is 720 hours. Students who opt in to the immersion program can benefit from workshops and cultural activities designed to engage them into using their French skills outside of the classroom. French immersion is the best option for those coming from non francophone countries to fully develop their French language skills and integrate Quebec society.
Prerequisites: A1 level French
Students who wish to join the French immersion program must attain A1 level French as a requirement for admission to the 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.
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
FRENCH IMMERSION LANGUAGE PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
Access to activity clubs in French such as:
Art and Scrapbooking
Chess and Boardgaming
Movies and TV
and many more!
Excursions and events across Montreal at no added cost
Express filing of paperwork for student records
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, 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.