French in Toronto

The French culture and language are integral parts of Canadian identity, and there is plenty of both to be found in Toronto, Ontario. Boasting a population of nearly 3 million people, Toronto is the largest city in Canada and the fourth largest in North America. In 2011, Toronto's French-speaking population was 32,665. Just 5 short years later, in 2016, that same population had grown to 35,365—up 7% percent! Now more than ever, these numbers are on the rise as waves of people from both French-Canadian provinces and francophone immigrants find opportunities in this truly global city. in other words, taking up French classes in Toronto means that you are investing in your future! Contact us today to get started with language lessons that suit your needs and schedule.

Why Study French in Toronto

For Work and Travel: Toronto sets the pace for some of the world's most important industries, including technology, finance, fashion, art and design, among many others—all of which maintain close ties with the international francophone community that totals over 340 million speakers. If you are actively job-seeking, you can get in contact with the French Chamber of Commerce in Ontario, an institution founded in 2017. It tries to make a significant contribution to the economic, cultural and social fabric of France and Canada. For this to happen, they usually organise events, such as the Annual Gala and Business Awards, an exclusive dinner that brings together professionals, executives and entrepreneurs of French origin. Throughout the evening, they celebrate the achievements of distinguished business leaders in the French-Canadian community. This is a great opportunity to network with top-ranking business leaders, so go and impress them with your French accent!

For Travel: If you are interested in travelling to a French-speaking country, you may be curious to know that Toronto Pearson is Canada’s busiest airport, consistently ranking in the top 30 in the world for the number of aircraft arriving and departing on a daily basis. Within Canada, there are daily flights to Montreal, Quebec, Calgary and Vancouver. Internationally, as of 2018, there are 20 weekly non-stop departures from Toronto Pearson airport flying directly to Paris-Charles de Gaulle via 4 different airlines. As you can see, Toronto is very much a gateway to French-speaking communities, inside and outside Canada. In a little over 10 hours, you will be in the beautiful Paris, ordering delicious dishes and speaking to the locals using the language skills you acquired with us at Language Trainers!

For Culture: French dominates boardrooms, classrooms and households in many places in Canada and around the globe. As a cultural hub, there are countless French-related activities and events in Toronto to fill your calendar throughout the year. For example, the Toronto-based international film festival, Cinéfranco, screens up to 40 francophone films that showcase filmmakers far and wide, from Canada to Senegal. Why not attend and watch the movies in their original language to keep improving your listening skills? There's also the massive annual music event, Franco-fête, which pulled in thousands of attendees for their line-up in honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017. Between the art scene and the numerous cultural activities, Toronto always has something going on to do with French. Signing up for French courses in Toronto and becoming part of such a dynamic local French community is one the best ways to keep your finger on the pulse.

 

Where to Learn French in and around Toronto

Signing up to French classes in Toronto with Language Trainers is an ideal way of enhancing your future prospects. Our native teachers will guide you to fluency with tailor-made lessons, personalised to your schedule and needs. Your instructor can either meet you at your home or your office, the choice is yours! If not, you may have the class at a public place, such as the Toronto Public Library on Gerrard St, Page One Coffee +Bar on Mutual St or Café Plenty on Dundas St.

If you are not based in Toronto exactly but would like to take a French course, do still send us a message. We have great instructors ready to start teaching in Brampton, Hamilton, Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Ajax, Markham and Vaughan.

What are you waiting for? Let’s go, allons-y!  If you have studied the language before, take one of our free online French Level Tests so we can measure your ability and then send us an inquiry to get started right away!

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WHY people learn FRENCH?
1.
Personal reasons (communicating with relatives or friends abroad)
2.
Travel
3.
Business in French-speaking countries
NUMBER of SPEAKERS
Native
74
Million
Non-Native
264
Million
FRENCH

JOKE
—"Papa, tu peux m'épeler le mot 'accident' s'il te plaît?"
—"T-O-I."
Foreign Language Speakers
in TORONTO
27.9%
of population
No. of Immigrants
in TORONTO
50%
of population

1-on-1 General French Course in Toronto

Our general one-on-one courses in Toronto will help students improve their French level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our French classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

1-on-1 Business French Course in Toronto

Our French courses in Toronto are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone French and email skills, as well as a level of survival French, granting them the ability to work in a country where French is the native tongue.

2-to-1 and Small Group
French Courses in Toronto (closed group)

Our French courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One French Course or In-Company Small Group French Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster French Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.


NUMBER of HOURS needed
to reach a certain level
in French
30 Hours
Elementary
150 Hours
Intermediate
400 Hours
Advanced
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people have taken our
French level test.
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language teachers in Toronto
are already registered with Language Trainers.

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Some of our Language Teachers in Toronto


Llyane
Language Taught: French, Romanian

Llyane is a Parisian French language coach who travels between Toronto, New York and Paris while teaching French via Skype. She is especially prepared to teach busy traveling professionals. Her academic background is extensive, including degrees in French and Filmmaking.


Lily
Language Taught: Chinese

Lily is a native Mandarin Chinese speaker who has extensive experience teaching both Chinese and English to language learners. She earned a degree in Teaching English in China, is a Language Interpreter in Canada and enjoys helping people discover their communication potential.

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Take our French Language Level Test.

Let us know why you need to learn French and include the time and location that best suit you.

Review our quote and, if you are happy with it, receive our invoice and Agreement form.

Sign our Agreement form and submit a deposit* for the course.

Receive confirmation from our team with your French tutor’s details.

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After the first lesson or two, our team will contact you to ensure you are happy with your trainer. If necessary, we will change the focus of the course to better suit your needs.
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