Learn French

  • Schedule
  • Course levels
  • Register as a member of the public
  • Register as a Government of Yukon employee

Our French classes are offered in collaboration with the Association franco-yukonnaise (AFY) in downtown Whitehorse.

  1. Schedule

    Our courses run over 3 semesters (September to June), with intake in September, January and April.

    Fall (September to December)

    Course: Weekly classes

    • 12-week classes, 2 hours per week.
    • Optional conversation sessions (a 1.5-hour session per week for 10 weeks).
    • Find schedule details for the Fall 2019 semester in our French language training catalogue.

    Winter (January to April)

    Course: Weekly classes

    • 12-week classes, 2 hours per week.
    • Optional conversation sessions (a 1.5-hour session per week for 10 weeks).
    • Schedule details for the Winter 2020 semester will be available in December.

    Spring (May to June)

    Course: Let's speak French! conversation sessions

    Would you like to practice French conversation? Develop your listening and speaking abilities with this participatory class focusing on oral skills.

    7-week course, 1.5 hours per week

    Course: Intensive class

    Give your French communication skills a boost with this multi-day, hands-on course. With lessons taking place both in and outside the classroom, this course provides an immersive learning experience.

    A 4-day course

  2. Course levels

    Course description by level

    Download our French language training catalogue for detailed course description by level.

    Levels available for weekly classes

    Weekly classes are offered in the Fall and Winter semesters.

    • Beginner (1, 2, 3 and 4)
    • Intermediate (1, 2, 3 and 4)
    • Advanced
    • Consolidation

    Levels available for the intensive class

    The intensive class is offered in the Spring semester.

    • Beginner
    • Advanced beginner / Intermediate
    • Intermediate/Advanced

    Levels available for Let's Speak French! conversation sessions

    Let's speak French! conversation sessions are offered in the Spring semester.

    • Beginner
    • Advanced beginner
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
  3. Register as a member of the public

    Registration and testing

    Registration occurs on a first-come, first-served basis.

    You will have to be assessed before registering. Please email french.training@gov.yk.ca or phone 867-667-8297 to book an over-the-phone assessment. The test is free and will determine your level.

    When you get your results, you will receive all the details to register (payment, schedule, etc.) by email.

    Course fees

    Weekly classes

    $245 plus tax for 12 classes

    Optional conversation sessions

    $85 plus tax for 10 sessions

  4. Register as a Government of Yukon employee

    Registration and testing

    Registration occurs on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Please email french.training@gov.yk.ca or phone 867-667-8297 to book an over-the-phone assessment. The test is free and will determine your level.

    Fill out a French Language Training Request Form and email it to french.training@gov.yk.ca.

    Course fees

    Weekly classes

    No cost to Government of Yukon employees or their department.

    Optional conversation sessions

    $85 plus tax for 10 sessions

    Other information

    Read about attendance requirements, cancellation fees and other information for Government of Yukon employees.


Contact 

If you have questions about French language classes, email french.training@gov.yk.ca or phone 867-667-8297.