French in Vancouver

Why learn French in Vancouver? – Vancouver is famous the world over for its beautiful mountainous backdrop and a reputation as one of the most diverse and liveable cities in Canada. This city of 646,000 people is a welcoming, diverse place for citizens and tourists alike. In fact, more than half the population of Vancouver speaks a language other than English. One of those languages is French, which ranks within the top ten most spoken languages worldwide. According to the 2016 census, there are around 25,000 people in Vancouver who speak French as a first language, almost 9,000 of which regularly speak the language in their homes. Around 172,000 citizens of Vancouver know French in some capacity, with 3,245 using French in their work.

If you are interested in francophone culture, then you can have a taste of French right on your doorstep here in Vancouver. The Centre Culturel Francophone de Vancouver regularly hosts events in French, with everything from visual art exhibitions to music concerts held throughout the year. Festival du Bois just hit its 30th year of celebrating all things francophone and French-Canadian culture for a whole weekend. For food lovers, there is the annual Goût de France that takes place worldwide, and in Vancouver is hosted in various venues across the city. This is a celebration of French cuisine that is not to be missed. Taking French lessons in Vancouver will help you get the full experience of all these events.  

If you are thinking of taking French courses in Vancouver, then consider this: salaries throughout Canada are an average of 10% higher for bilingual workers. Learning a second language not only looks good on your CV but also is known to boost cognitive skills and stimulate the brain. Learning French before you travel will make you more confident in both France and any of the other 29 countries where French is an official language. French vocabulary is also quite similar to English, so picking up the language should be fairly easy should you choose to take French classes in Vancouver. Why not join the 220 million French speakers across the world? Take our free French language level test and contact us to arrange a study programme that is tailored to you and your needs.

Interesting Language Facts

There are 6 official UN languages.

A parliamentary committee study revealed that 40% of all government positions were designated bilingual in Canada.

The onset of dementia can be delayed by 4 years in bilinguals compared to monolinguals.
WHY people learn FRENCH?
Personal reasons (communicating with relatives or friends abroad)
Business in French-speaking countries

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1-on-1 General French Course in Vancouver

Our general one-on-one courses in Vancouver 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 Vancouver

Our French courses in Vancouver 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 Vancouver (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.

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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.

Begin your French training and receive your French course book.

Throughout your French course, the Language Trainers Academic Team will be on hand to help you with any queries.
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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.
After finishing your course, we will send you a course attendance and completion certificate.
Our team will provide you with follow-up learning opportunities, including: self-study material, language courses in Slovak-speaking countries, and more advanced courses with Language Trainers.
*Deposit payable by cheque, credit card, wire transfer, or PayPal. Your quote will include the number of classes and cost. A typical course lasts 30 hours per level, with classes of 2 hours each.

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”The lessons are going very well. Olivia is very knowledgeable and adjusts the requirements as she understands our learning styles and levels.”

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”Lessons are going really well, we are getting more and more comfortable with the language and Karim our trainer has started implementing a lot of conversation.”

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