The online Everyday French Language certificate* incorporates exceptionally rich multimedia lessons and provides you with an interactive learning experience that simulates a wide variety of everyday communication situations. Our courses place a strong focus on comprehension, written and spoken expression, French vocabulary and accurate French grammar, while incorporating interesting aspects from French culture.
We have enhanced our online language courses in a number of ways, which go beyond traditional online learning environments. Our virtual classroom allows you to drop in and speak face-to-face with your instructor or classmates, providing you with individualized attention and support. Our online courses further build a strong community of learners through online discussion forums in French. The courses will also provide you with a vast array of additional resources beyond the required course material.
Students can now choose to complete Everyday French 1&2, 3&4 or 5&6 in the same semester. This stream will allow students to complete the Everyday French Language certificate in one year rather than two if starting from Level 1.
*Offered in conjunction with Rosetta Stone®
Choosing your Program
Students registered in Humber's French Language program can move between the in-class and online classes to complete their French studies at Humber. This provides you with the flexibility to complete a French Language Certificate either in-class, online or using a combination of both. The choice is yours. If you are looking to earn the Everyday French Language certificate online, you can begin your studies at your appropriate level rather than having to start at level one. However, you must complete at least levels five and six to receive the Everyday French Language certificate.
This placement test was designed to help you to informally assess your French language proficiency to gain a better idea of which course to begin your French studies at Humber.If you have no previous French language experience, you are welcome to take the test, but should register into French 1. The placement test focuses on knowledge of basic grammatical structures; it does not evaluate oral and written skills. The placement test contains 50 multiple choice questions. It is recommended that you take the test without the use of any study aids to obtain a more accurate result. Take the French placement test now.
If you have graduated from our Everyday French Language certificate and wish to continue your French studies, you can register into our online Professional French Language certificate. You should enter the professional stream at a higher level, as focus on professional communication and specialized business vocabulary begin at level four. You must complete at least levels five and six to receive the Professional French Language certificate.
- Lessons provided in partnership with Rosetta Stone®, including pronunciation practice software
- Individualized language support from your professor
- Access to a variety of supplementary web-based language learning resources
- Online quizzes to test your knowledge and allow your professor to evaluate your progress
- Discussion boards to practise writing with your instructor and classmates
- Virtual office hours with your professor, hosted in our virtual classroom
- Conversation clubs for language practice with your classmates, hosted in our virtual classroom
- Final written and oral exams online
Note: courses in the French Language certificates do not qualify for General Education credit.