French Classes

Centre culturel francophone de l'Okanagan

We offer 4 sessions of French Classes per year.
Sessions usually start in January, April, July, and September.
All levels, from beginner to advanced, are offered at each session.
Feel free to register for any of the sessions!

Information:
by phone: 250-860-4074
or by e-mail: info@leccfo.org
or in person: 702 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

* Registration is restricted to persons 16 & up
* Registration accepted up to one week prior to the start of the class.
* Payment is necessary to confirm registration – A class confirmation e-mail will be sent out.
* Payment by cash or credit card.
* Courses are non-refundable unless a course is cancelled by CCFO.

The schedule for Winter 2021

Weekdays classes

French Discovery: Conversational Beginner 1 & 2
Ever thought of learning French but didn’t know where to start? It can seem daunting at first, but the instructor can make learning the language easy and fun. In this class, learn not only the basics of conversational French, reading, and writing, but also add to your vocabulary and expressions in order to communicate in everyday situations involving travel, food, shopping, family, and business. We’ll also explore Francophone culture and traditions along the way.
Instructor: Steve Canonica

Tuesday & Thursday  – 6 pm to 8 pm
February 9th to April 15th, 2021

Mandatory material – this resource can be used through level 4
Alter ego+ : $60 (including taxes)
1 manual + Audio CD
1 Workbook + CDROM

20 classes of 2 hours – 40 hours total
General (taxes incl.): $273 + $60 = $333
CCFO Member (taxes incl.): $262.50 + $60 = $322.50


French Now: Conversational Elementary 3 & 4

If you are able to conduct a simple conversation about familiar topics with some hesitation, then register for this class. In beginner 3 & 4, you will focus on using French in authentic real-life situations and you will expand your vocabulary, and learn more complex structures.
Instructor: Steve Canonica

Monday and Wednesday – 6 pm to 8pm
February 8th to April 21st, 2021 (no classes BC Day February 15th and Easter Monday, April 5th)

Mandatory material – this resource can be used through level 4
Alter ego: $60 including taxes
1 manual + Audio CD
1 Workbook + CDROM

20 classes of 2 hours – 40 hours total
General (taxes incl.): $273 + $60 = $333
CCFO Member (taxes incl.): $262.50 + $60 = $322.50

Weekend & Daytime classes

French Discovery:  Conversational Beginner 1

Ever thought of learning French but didn’t know where to start? It can seem daunting at first, but the instructor can make learning the language easy and fun. In this class, learn the basics of conversational French, reading, and writing. We’ll also explore Francophone culture and traditions along the way.
Instructor: Mathilde Lessard

Saturday  – 10 AM – NOON
February 6th to April 17th, 2021 (no class April 3rd for Easter)

Mandatory material – this resource can be used through level 4
Alter ego: $60 including taxes
1 manual + Audio CD
1 Workbook + CDROM

10 classes of 2 hours – 20 hours total
General – (taxes incl.): $141.75 + $60 = $201.75
CCFO Member – (taxes incl.): $131.25 + $60 = $ 191.25


French Discovery: Conversational Beginner 2

If you have some knowledge of French (numbers, alphabet, greetings, asking and answering simple questions about yourself), and you are ready to improve your conversational skills, this is the place to be. Build onto your knowledge, and explore Francophone culture and traditions along the way.
Instructor: Mathilde Lessard

Saturday – 1 to 3 PM
February 6th to April 17th (no class April 3rd for Easter)

Mandatory material – this resource can be used through level 4
Alter ego: $60 including taxes
1 manual + Audio CD
1 Workbook + CDROM

10 classes of 2 hours – 20 hours total
General – (taxes incl.): $141.75 + $60 = $201.75
CCFO Member – (taxes incl.): $131.25 + $60 = $ 191.25


Fluent French – Conversational Beginner 3

If you feel comfortable conducting a simple conversation about familiar topics without too much hesitation, then register for this 20-hour class. You will focus on using French in authentic real-life situations and you will expand your vocabulary, and learn more complex structures.
Instructor: Mathilde Lessard

Saturday – 3:15 to 5:15 PM
February 6th to April 17th (no class April 3rd for Easter)

Mandatory material – this resource can be used through level 4
Alter ego: $60 including taxes
1 manual + Audio CD
1 Workbook + CDROM

10 classes of 2 hours – 20 hours total
General – (taxes incl.): $141.75 + $60 = $201.75
CCFO Member – (taxes incl.): $131.25 + $60 = $ 191.25