Learn French

  • Fall 2021
  • Winter 2022
  • Spring and summer 2022
  • Register for classes
  • Safety measures for in-person classes

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

If you're an employee of the Government of Yukon or the Yukon Hospital Corporation

Employees of the Government of Yukon and the Yukon Hospital Corporation have access to more course offerings in the daytime.

Find information about French courses on the French Language Services Directorate's intranet on Yukonnect.


  1. Fall 2021

    Schedule

    The fall session runs from September to December.

    Come back in August to download the schedule for the fall 2021 session.

    Registration for the fall 2021 session opens on August 17, 2021.

    Email french.training@yukon.ca to get a reminder when registration opens again for the fall 2021 session.

    Courses

    Course catalogue

    Go to our French language training catalogue for more information about our courses.
     

    Regular courses

    Expand your vocabulary, get feedback on your pronunciation and practice your speaking and writing skills.

    • 12-week course, 2 hours each week.
    • 10 levels available.
    • Offered in the evening.
       

    Add-on conversation workshops

    If you registered for regular courses, you can choose to sign up for a series of 10 conversation workshops. The workshops can help you further improve your speaking and listening skills in a small group setting.

    • One 90-minute workshop each week for 10 weeks.
    • 4 levels available.
    • Offered in the evening.
    • Conversation workshops will be delivered online for the fall 2021 session.

  2. Winter 2022

    Schedule

    The winter session runs from January to April.

    Come back in December to download the schedule for the winter 2022 session.

    Email french.training@yukon.ca to get a reminder when registration opens again for the winter 2022 session.

    Courses

    Course catalogue

    Go to our French language training catalogue for more information about our courses.
     

    Regular courses

    Expand your vocabulary, get feedback on your pronunciation and practice your speaking and writing skills.

    • 12-week course, 2 hours each week.
    • 10 levels available.
    • Offered in the evening.
       

    Add-on conversation workshops

    If you registered for regular courses, you can choose to sign up for a series of 10 conversation workshops. The workshops can help you further improve your speaking and listening skills in a small group setting.

    • One 90-minute workshop each week for 10 weeks.
    • 4 levels available.
    • Offered in the evening.

  3. Spring and summer 2022

    Schedule

    The spring and summer session runs from May to July.

    Come back in April to download the schedule for the spring and summer 2022 session.
     

    Courses

    Course catalogue

    Go to our French language training catalogue for more information about our courses.

    Let's speak French! workshops

    Would you like to practice French conversation? Develop your listening and speaking skills with these fun and interactive workshops.

    • One 90-minute workshop each week.
    • 4 levels available.
    • Option to enrol for a total of 6 or 12 weeks.
    • Offered online.

  4. Register for classes

    For which level should I register?

    If you know little to no French

    We recommend enrolling in the following courses if you don’t know any French, or if you can only say a few words.

    • Regular courses (fall and winter sessions): Beginner 1 level.
    • Add-on conversation workshops (fall and winter sessions): Beginner level.

    If you can at least talk about yourself in short sentences

    If you have never taken French classes with us before, you will need to take a free over-the-phone placement test. The test takes 15 to 30 minutes.

    To book a placement test:

    1. Email french.training@yukon.ca or phone 867-667-8297.
    2. Provide a phone number to reach you and a convenient date and time to complete your test.

    How do I register?

    You can register for the fall 2021 session starting August 17, 2021.

    Registration is on a 1st-come, 1st-served basis.

    To register, email french.training@yukon.ca or phone 867-667-8297 and provide the following information:

    • Your contact information.
    • The name, level and time of courses that interest you.
    • A convenient time to do a 15 to 30-minute placement test, if you need to confirm your level.

    How much does it cost?

    General public

    • Regular courses: $250 (no GST) for 12 classes.
    • Add-on conversation workshops: $90 (no GST) for 10 workshops.

    Employees of the Government of Yukon and the Yukon Hospital Corporation

    Find information about French courses on the French Language Services Directorate's intranet on Yukonnect.


  5. Safety measures for in-person classes

    We will implement the following measures to keep everyone safe during in-person classes:

    • Classes are limited to 8 learners.
    • Learners work at separate tables, 2 meters apart.
    • Learners and instructors have to wash or disinfect hands before entering the classroom.
    • Shared surfaces and items are reduced to a minimum and disinfected before and after every class.
    • Movement in the classroom is reduced to a minimum.
    • The kitchen is not accessible to learners.
    • Learners and instructors will not come to class if they or someone in their household is sick.
    • Learners and instructors will not come to class if they or someone in their household has travelled outside of Yukon in the past 14 days.
    • Everyone must wear a mask when entering and leaving the classroom. Masks can be removed when everyone is seated.
    • Should the public health situation change in Yukon, we will deliver all in-person classes on Zoom for the rest of the session.

     


Contact 

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