French Teachers' Program

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Immerse yourself in Quebecois culture at Western’s renowned French Immersion School.

Discover the intricacies of the Common European Framework of Reference for languages and active learning methods that have informed the curriculum for French as a second language teaching in Ontario and other provinces. Learn the principles of the neurolinguistic approach to second language acquisition, and understand how to apply those principles to your French as a second language teaching career in either core or French immersion.

Topics include:

  • The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)
  • "L'approche actionnelle" / Active learning techniques
  • Activity ideas for the classroom

Whether you are a recent graduate or have been teaching French for a number of years, this program, held in a 100% francophone environment at one of the most renowned French immersion schools, is a great way to expand and enhance your skills and professional development. Successful participants will receive a certificate in teaching Intensive French.

 

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Program Testimonals

My experience at Trois-Pistoles was fantastic. I learned new ways to teach using the neurolinguistic approach. My French also improved and I met colleagues who shared their resources and experiences. The instructor was also fantastic. She was engaging and always ready to help. She made the class very practical as well which helped to make connections with our classes.

- Francesca Martinez Hernando, Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic District School Board

What a great experience! Cutting edge pedagogy and a full cultural experience make these two weeks a must for every FSL teacher.

- Antonia Cetin, Ottawa Carleton District School Board