French is the second official language of Canada, spoken by some 9 million Canadians. It is also an important international language and, in addition to increasing your employment opportunities, knowing French will contribute to your appreciation and enjoyment of travel to the many parts of the French-speaking world.

The instructors of French at Langara College will encourage and help you to build a solid foundation in the language. Initially, you will develop basic skills so that you will understand, speak, read and write French using the most frequent vocabulary and sentence structures. In the more advanced courses, you will also learn more about how people communicate in many different social and cultural settings and will explore some of the history, art, music and literature of the French-speaking world.