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Business French Writing




This course is designed for students with an intermediary or advanced knowledge of French who wish to improve their French skills in their field of interest. Focus is on current Canadian topics in Business.

Examples of topics include:

  • Economic sectors
  • Inside a Company
  • Labour and Human Resources
  • Production, Productivity and Economic Growth
  • Purchasing and Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Banking and the Stock Market

What You Will Learn

At the completion of this course, you will:

  • Expand vocabulary in field of study


What to expect

The course is very interactive. Students are expected to actively participate in the discussion forums on current topics presented in text, audio and video resources. Progress can be tracked with practice exercises for self-assessment in order to monitor acquisition of new vocabulary and material. Assessments include two short written essays of about 1500 words each in addition to tests and weekly participation in discussion forums.


French Placement Test

Students must complete an online French Placement Test and achieve a minimum score of 78% to enroll in this course.


The placement test is an online assessment that may be taken from any computer with internet access. The average completion time is approximately 50 minutes.The French Placement Test has listening comprehension components, sound is required on your computer.

Registration Options

Select the format, then click course code/date to view details and to register.

FRENCH3201 - 004 08 Sep 2016 - 07 Apr 2017 Enrollment Closed

Day Date Time Location
Anytime 08 Sep 2016 to 07 Apr 2017 Anytime Online

Required Software/Technology: This course is held online via the OWL learning platform. Participants require access to the Internet. We recommend high-speed internet connection to get the most from OWL, now powered by Sakai.

Completion Requirements
This is a graded course. Evaluation will be based on any combination of participation in online discussions, tests, and assignments.


Domestic Course Fee 1267.60 ?
International Course Fee 4928.60 ?