Students have access to a wide range of services and activities to practice French, to prepare for exams and to discover Montreal.

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Conversation groups and tutoring

Undergraduate or graduate students can register for free conversation groups offered by the Département d’études françaises. These weekly sessions offer beginner to advanced level speakers the opportunity to practice their language skills in a group setting facilitated by a French-speaking professional. Students will also have access to free online tutoring services.

Registration is now done through SIS (enrollment tab). The code is FCON. Please note that students must be registered in a FRAN course in order to be eligible.

  • Beginner: FCON 211 (If you are registered in FRAN 211)
  • Elementary: FCON 212 (If you are registered in FRAN 212)
  • Intermediate: FCON 213 (If you are registered in FRAN 213, or 214, or 215, or 218, or 219, or 221)
  • Advanced: FCON 301 (If you are registered in FRAN 301, or 302, or 303, or 305, or 306, or 318, or 319, or 321).

IMPORTANT NOTE: NO credits are given for this activity. Participation in an FCON conversation group will not result in a grade nor will it appear on your transcript. A PASS or DISC notation will be mentioned in your Student Center (SIS). 

Explorons activity - Now back in person!

Throughout the year, explore the city of Montreal and beyond and immerse yourself in Québec culture.  

Registration is now done through SIS (enrollment tab). The code is FCON EXPL. Please note that priority is given to students registered in a credit course in the French Studies Department.

Concordia at the Carnaval de Québec!

Concordia International students enjoy the activities of the Carnaval de Québec 2018 and discover another aspect of Quebec culture. This was an opportunity to learn more about the Quebec francophone community, its traditions and customs.

Additional resources on campus

  • Jazz-ons: Conversation groups in French  
  • GradProSkills: Courses and workshops offered to graduate students.

Additional resources to practice

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