French as a Second or Foreign Language at École de langues UL

French as a Second or Foreign Language

With more than 200 million speakers on 5 continents, French is the foreign 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.

Intensive courses (5-week)

Online intensive French program (5-week)

Université Laval’s École de langues carries a wide expertise in online teaching and is renowned for its 85-year experience in French as a Second / Foreign language intensive teaching.

From July 6 to August 9

This summer, we are proud to offer an online program, which includes courses for intermediate and advanced learners, and sociocultural activities allowing reinforcement and practice as well as an initiation to Quebec’s culture.

Online instruction
Real-time online classes combined with team work, individual learning activities and multimedia lab practice. High-quality technical platforms and support.

We have a team of qualified, specialized and experienced teachers, who focus on the student’s needs and goals.

Admission

To be eligible for our French as a Foreign Language programs, you must:

  • Have a language other than French as your first language
  • Be at least 18 years of age at the beginning of the program
  • Take the online placement test

École de langues does not accept audit student

Levels available

Choose 2 courses among those offered at your level

Intermediate: Spoken and Written French (FLE-2215), Writing Skills (FLE-2314), Phonetics (FLE-2432)

Intermediate-Advanced: Spoken and Written French (FLE-3221), Writing Skills (FLE-3411), Phonetics (FLE-2432), Listening Comprehension (FLE-3114).

Advanced: Grammar (FLE-3311), Writing (FLE-3312), Listening Comprehension (FLE-3114).

Workshop and tutoring- 50h available

Add the workshops and tutoring package and gain 50 additional hours, take advantage of it!

For information and registration

For-Credit course (90h)

With the for-credit courses, you obtain 6 university credits. Your grades will be available online and you will be able to request an official transcript from the Université Laval Registrar’s office.

First step before registration - Mandatory

First of all, you must fill this form.

Afterwards, we will send you the online placement test by email. You have to take the test before filling any other document below, your level has to be between intermediate and advanced to be admitted this summer. 

Deadline: June 1, 2020

We ask you to not pay any fees or fill any other document before receiving permission from our end.

Documents (for all applicants)

Important: please follow the instructions of the "First Step before registration - Mandatory" section before doing the steps below. 

Submit a duly completed application form (PDF, 1.8 MB) and all of your other documents in a single email to fle@elul.ulaval.ca 

Deadline : June 1, 2020

Attach the following documents:

A legible copy of your birth certificate (photocopy accepted)

If the birth certificate is in a language other than French, English, Spanish, or Portuguese, please include an official translation* in French or in English.

*By official translation, we mean a translation bearing the official seal of the translation provider or a photocopy certified by a duly authorized person to be a true copy of the original. The original documents must be sent by email . We do not accept documents transmitted by fax.

Permanent residents and Canadian citizens

Proof of citizenship or permanent residency. The only documents accepted are: 

  • A legible copy of your birth certificate (photocopy accepted)
  • A legible copy of your IMM 1000, IMM 5292, IMM 5688, or IMM 5617(Record of Landing) form

A photocopy (front and back) of your permanent residence card OR Canadian citizenship card 

Costs of the for-credit course (5-week)

 

Canadians

International

Deposit

87,00 $

87,00 $

Tuition

626,62 $

3 601,96$

Sociocultural package1

120,00 $

120,00 $

Technical specifications : Computer (windows 7 or higher / MacOS 10.7 or higher), webcam, micro-headset and high speed internet (a minimum of 8mbps download speed and 1.5mbps upload speed; To test your connection: https://www.speedtest.net/ ).

1 The sociocultural package is strongly recommended for the reinforcement and practice opportunities it provides. The package is not refundable after the first day of class.

Payment and cancellation

Application fee

There is an $87 application fee payable through the École de langues online payment system. The fee is payable with all new applications for admission and is not refundable.

Tuition, student service fees, and insurance.

Important notice: once admitted you will need to access monPortail. Please see the instructions (PDF, 67 Ko) (available in French only.) 

The online invoice will be available in your student file in Capsule, in the section: 

  • Renseignements sur les études (inscription, droits de scolarité)
  • Droits de scolarité (détail du compte, facture and état de compte électroniques)

When your invoice becomes available, you will receive a confirmation of your deposit by email at your @ulaval.ca email address. A message will also be sent to you in monPortail

Important dates

July 6 to August 7, 2020

The payment deadline will be indicated on your invoice. Important notice for students registered for the 2nd summer session: Check your messages regularly in monPortail, since you will only have 2 weeks to pay your invoice once it is available in Capsule.

Online payment

To pay your tuition fees on the website of your financial institutions, please follow these steps:

  1. Select the “Bill payment” menu
  2. Search for and select “Université Laval” from the supplier list
  3. Select ”Tuition fees or student fees”
  4. The financial institution will ask for a reference or account number. Write the 10-digit number shown on your invoice.  
  5. Enter the amount to be paid.
  6. Print the transaction record as a proof of your payment.

Please allow three to five business days for your payment to be processed.

See details on available payment methods (available in French only). You can also write an email to droitsscol@sf.ulaval.ca.

Withdrawals and Cancellations

Notification of withdrawal or cancellation must be submitted in writing as soon as possible to École de langues:

In case of withdrawal or cancellation, refunds will be paid as follows:

Deadline for withdrawals and cancellations

Refund

After the first week of class

No refund

Not-for-credit course (90h)

With the not-for-credit courses you will receive a certificate of completion for the continuing education units (CEUs) you earn. This certificate will indicate your level of competence, the length of your courses, and the grades you obtained on a scale from A to E.

First step before registration - Mandatory

First of all, you must fill this form.

Afterwards, we will send you the online placement test by email. You have to take the test before filling any other document below, your level has to be between intermediate and advanced to be admitted this summer. 

Deadline: June 1, 2020

We ask you to not pay any fees or fill any other document before receiving permission from our end.

Documents (for all applicants)

Important: please follow the instructions of the "First Step before registration - Mandatory" section before doing the steps below. 

Submit a duly completed application form (PDF, 74.9 KB) to fle@elul.ulaval.ca. We do not accept documents sent by regular mail or by fax.

Cost associated with the not-for-credit course (90h)

 

Not-for-credit

Deposit

155,00 $

Tuition

1395,00 $

Sociocultural package

Included

Technical specifications : Computer (windows 7 or higher / MacOS 10.7 or higher), webcam, micro-headset and high speed internet (a minimum of 8mbps download speed and 1.5mbps upload speed; To test your connection: https://www.speedtest.net/ ).

 

Payment and cancellation

Deposit of $155: must be paid through the École de langues online payment system. This amount is payable with every new application for admission and is non-refundable.  

Deposit 

Balance of $1395: must also be paid through the École de langues online payment system.

Balance 

You can contact École de langues at any time at fle@elul.ulaval.ca to check on your enrolment status, confirm the fees you need to pay, or get information on payment methods.

Withdrawals and cancellations

Notification of withdrawal or cancellation must be submitted in writing as soon as possible to École de langues.

by email at fle@elul.ulaval.ca 

In case of withdrawal or cancellation, refunds will be paid as follows: 

$155 deposit Non-refundable
After the first week of class (5 days) No refunds

For information