Learn French

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

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

Registration for the spring 2020 session will open on May 4, 2020.

  1. Schedule

    The schedule for the spring 2020 session is now available. Go to the spring 2020 schedule.

    The spring session runs from May to June. 

    The schedule for the fall 2020 session will be available in August 2020.

  2. Course offerings

    Our courses run over 3 sessions (September to June), with intake in September, January and May. Download our French language training catalogue for more information.

    Spring (May to June)

    Online course: Let's speak French! conversation sessions

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

    • 4-week course, 75 minutes each week.
    • This course will be delivered online via Zoom, a free video conferencing application.
    • Go to the spring 2020 schedule

    Online course: Special spring-summer series

    Join us for a series of online sessions in May and June. Each session will focus on a specific topic. We’ll teach you relevant words so you can express your ideas with more confidence.

    Session 4 - Let's talk about gardening!

    Session 4A
    • Recommended level : Advanced beginner
    • Wednesday June 3 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
    Session 4B
    • Recommended level : Intermediate to advanced
    • Wednesday June 3 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

    Session 5 – Let's play Family Feud en français!

    • Recommended levels: Advanced beginner to advanced
    • Thursday June 11 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Session 6 – Let's talk about fishing!

    Session 6A
    • Recommended level : Intermediate to advanced
    • Wednesday June 17 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
    Session 6B
    • Recommended level : Advanced beginner
    • Wednesday June 17 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

    Fall 2020 (September to December)

    Course: Weekly classes

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

    Winter 2020 (January to April)

    Course: Weekly classes

  3. Course levels

    Course description by level

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

    Levels available for Let's Speak French! conversation sessions

    Let's speak French! conversation sessions are offered in the spring session.

    • Beginner
    • Advanced beginner
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced

    Levels available for weekly classes

    Weekly classes are offered in the fall and winter sessions.

    • Beginner (1, 2, 3 and 4)
    • Intermediate (1, 2, 3 and 4)
    • Advanced
    • Consolidation
  4. Register as a member of the public

    Registration and testing

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

    1. You will have to take a placement test before registering. Email french.training@gov.yk.ca or phone 867-667-8297 to book a free over-the-phone placement test.
    2. We will send all the information you need to register (payment details, schedule, etc.) by email.

    Course fees

    Weekly classes

    $245 (no GST) for 12 classes

    Optional conversation sessions

    $85 (no GST) for 10 sessions

    Let's Speak French! online conversation sessions (spring session only)

    $60 (no GST) for 4 online sessions

    Special spring-summer series

    No cost to members of the public.

  5. Register as a Government of Yukon employee

    Registration and testing

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

    1. You will have to take a short placement test before registering. Email french.training@gov.yk.ca or phone 867-667-8297 to book a free over-the-phone placement test.
    2. We will send all the information you need to register (payment details, schedule, etc.) by email.

    Course fees

    Weekly classes

    No cost to a Government of Yukon employee or their department.

    Optional conversation sessions

    $85 (no GST) for 10 sessions

    Let's Speak French! online conversation sessions (spring session only)

    No cost to a Government of Yukon employee or their department.

    Special spring-summer series

    No cost to a Government of Yukon employee or their department.

    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.