French Lessons in Toronto

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French is an official language of many world-class organizations, like the United Nations, the European Union, UNESCO, NATO, the International Olympic Committee and the International Red Cross. If you want to pursue a career in an international organization, then, proficiency in French will increase your chances of being hired in almost any country; and especially in Toronto, Canada, where you can find more than 40,000 French speakers and countless companies of French origin.

These businesses, like CreartLive, Patisserie des Flandres or Cilasoft are always looking for bilingual speakers who can assist their operations locally and abroad, so you’ll be at an advantage if you speak French. Contact us today and Listen & Learn and we will prepare a personalized course for you to achieve your learning goals in as short a time as possible!

For instance, our native-speaking instructors will help you see that French and English are quite similar in terms of grammar and lexica, as their use of auxiliary verbs, participles and tense are very alike. However, watch out, because there are also a lot of differences. For example, there is no French equivalent for “do”, so you may have difficulties when formulating questions.

But don’t worry, our instructors will help you achieve fluency in no time with their expert teaching methods. Also, with more than 5,000 French speakers living in the city, you’ll always find other learners or native speakers willing to help you improve your foreign language skills. For instance, you can always join clubs, like French Immersion and Social Group, to speak in French while making new friends! Get started with your language course today and begin acquiring useful for skills for your new job in Toronto: you’ll understand the difference between une réunion and un rendez-vous in no time!

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Skype Online 1-to-1 (Individual) General or Business French

You and your group can be trained by our native speaker qualified French teachers, and can meet at your place of work or home at a time convenient to you. Tutorials can take place any day of the week, including weekends, and can be scheduled for the morning, afternoon or evening. If your home or office is not suitable for you, you can attend the lesson at the teacher's offices. You will be provided with all relevant lesson materials. Inquire now about our French Courses or Take A Free French Level Test

Skype Online Group (Closed or Open) General or Business French

2 or more people can benefit studying French together as these French lessons are also offered to groups (Two-to-One French Lesson or Small Group In-Company French Lesson). Every student must have the same degree of knowledge of the language, the same business or language needs and the ability to study at the same time and place as everybody else. The booking has to be made for all students at the same time. Listen & Learn do not advocate group sessions of more than 6-8 people, though Taster French Lessons can be experienced by up to 12 people. Inquire now about our French Courses or Take A Free French Level Test

Face-to-Face 1-to-1 (Individual) General French

French lessons of this type are broader and are aimed towards students with a variety of requirements. While all beginner level students will cover survival French - needed for short visits to countries where English isn't widely spoken, or if you wish to 'go local'; those studying French usually go in different directions at this point, depending on what they need. Those who have benefitted from these French classes have been those investing in or buying property overseas, those married to overseas nationals, people setting off on a round-the-world trip, enthusiasts in French culture, and those enthusiastic to pass a specific exam in French. Inquire now about our French Courses or Take A Free French Level Test

Face-to-Face 1-to-1 (Individual) Business French

Those who would benefit the most from these French tutorials are those who feel they need to learn French to help them out in their business lives. For starters, learning salutations and business etiquette is integral; once these have been practiced then reading and writing lessons can start. Typical studiers have been those involved in international import/export, negotiations and acquisitions, those in multinational companies requiring another language, and those working in any way with international governments and relevant administration. Just our simplest lesson for beginners will have students finishing the lessons with basic telephone and e-mail French, as well as survival French should a visit to the country be necessary. Inquire now about our French Courses or Take A Free French Level Test

Face-to-Face Closed (Private) Group General or Business French

Lessons in French are also accessible for 2 or more studying in tandem (Two-to-One French Lesson or Small Group In-Company French Lesson). All those involved must have around the same experience of the language, similar needs of areas of proficiency, and must be able to work at the same time and place. Bookings must be made for all students at the same time. Listen & Learn do not advise classes of more than 6-8 people, although In-Company Taster French sessions can be run with as many as 12 people. Inquire now about our French Courses or Take A Free French Level Test

Face-to-Face Open Group General French Lessons

If there are 2 or more of you with the same level of French, the same targets within the language, and be able to study at the same time and location, then you'll be happy to know that these French lessons can also be made available for Two-to-One French Lessons or Small Group In-Company French Lessons. Listen & Learn do not generally recommend classes of more than 6-8 people, although Taster lessons in French can run with up to 12 people. Bookings must be made for all participants at the same time. Inquire now about our French Courses or Take A Free French Level Test

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  • 1) Comment allez-vous? (How are you?)
  • 2) Au revoir (Goodbye)
  • 3) Parlez anglais? (Do you speak English?)


Top French Idioms & Proverbs

  • 1) Avoir le cœur sur le main ("To have the heart in the hand.")
  • 2) Avoir un poil dans le main ("To have a hair in the hand.")
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The Most Difficult Things About Learning French

  • 1) Words aren't always pronounced as they're written.
  • 2) There's more than one accent.
  • 3) Many false friends exist between English and French.


Top 3 mistakes French students make

  • 1) Gender
  • 2) Accent Marks
  • 3) Être, avoir, and faire.


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