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

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 or at GradProSkills.
For more information, please contact: and include your student ID.

Conversation groups and tutoring (for students registered in Études françaises)

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).

Here is the Fall 2023 schedule (every Thursday):

  • FCON 211 - 14 h
  • FCON 212 - 15 h
  • FCON 213 - 16 h
  • FCON 301 - 17 h

For more information, please contact: and include your student ID.

Starting September 18, 2023, the tutoring service will take place Mondays and Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in person at LB-605 and Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Online.

For more information, please send a message to the email address mentioning your name and student number.

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.

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.

Astronautes FLS

Astronauts FLS is a free interactive video game that will improve your French language vocabulary. Using their smartphones or tablets, players can connect via Bluetooth or wifi and build teams of 2 to 4 players.

Learn more

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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