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French as a Second Language

With more than 300 million speakers on 5 continents, French is the second language that we learn most often after English. The study of French not only allows you to discover a rich cultural universe, especially in the fields of arts, science and architecture, but is also an asset for anyone considering an international career.

Workshops and tutoring

Fall, winter, summer semesters

Multilingual activities

  • Offered in the fall, winter and summer semesters,
  • Exchange online in your first language and in French with a francophone,
  • The schedule is planned around yours,
  • The registration form is sent by email to all students at the beginning of the semester.

Duration of the activity: between 30 and 60 minutes per meeting.

Registration: at the beginning of the semester.

Registration and additional information

Tutoring

Tutoring is offered to students of the French as a second language program. Consult our programme and your inbox to find the schedule.

 

Summer part 1 and 2 semesters (5 weeks)

We are offering three types of activities: mandatory workshops, optional activities, and special activities for an additional fee.

Mandatory workshops

Every student must participate to two workshops per week: one themed workshop and another of their choice.

Every activity last between 1:30 and 2 hours.

Registration: proceed to your registration between March 1st and the first Monday of the semester (1 p.m.)

Choose your workshops

Free optional activities

These activities, offered from Monday to Friday, are the perfect opportunity to speak French, to do sport and to discover Quebec City and its culture.

Museum visits, cooking, volleyball, guided tours in Quebec City, soccer, etc. We are offering more than 70 activities per semester!

Registration: the day of the activity

Special activities for an additional fee

The special activities* are trips and activities for which you will need to pay an additional fee or make a deposit. These activities are offered in the evenings and on Saturday.

We are offering more than 10 special activities per semester: sugar shack, hiking, rafting, sightseeing tours, and more.

*Limited tickets available. No refund or exchange.

Activities catalogue 

Summer part 1 (Spring)

Summer part 2 (Summer)

Buy you tickets online (available from April 1st)

Buy your tickets online from April 1st to the first Monday of the semester (1 p.m.)

Summer part 1 (Spring)

Summer part 2 (Summer)

Buy your tickets on site

The remaining tickets will be sold at l’Université Laval in the first week of the semester. Cash only.

Club des maîtres (27 years old or older)

On top of the regular programme, students aged 27 or older are invited to participate to activities planned for them.

These evenings are the perfect opportunity to exchange with experienced students with diverse origins and journeys.

Activity examples: Wine and cheese, barbeque, outdoor shows, picnics, local products tastings.

Fall and winter semesters (15 weeks)

Conversation workshops

In small teams, converse on different matters. This activity is perfect to improve your vocabulary and to gain self-confidence. These workshops are designed for French learners of every level.

Free activities

Every Wednesday, we are offering an outing that will help you discover Quebec City.

Activity examples: museum visits, cooking, Hôtel de glace, guided tours, skating, hockey games, soccer, etc.

Registration: in the first week of the semester at the animation room.

Special activities for an additional fee

The special activities* are trips and activities for which you will need to pay an additional fee or make a deposit. These activities are offered on Friday afternoon.

We are offering more than 10 special activities per semester: sugar shack, hiking, rafting, sightseeing tours, and more.

*Limited tickets available. No refund or exchange.

Registration: the week of the activity at the animation room or online.