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French Immersion Week for Adults - August 13-19, 2017



Do you want to speak French more easily and with greater confidence? The Trois-Pistoles summer program for adults lets you take a significant step toward your goal in just one week. It is especially designed for busy adults for whom a longer program is not possible. The whole town is your campus - a living language laboratory.

                                 Joignez-vous à nous en 2017!

Speak French more easily and with greater confidence

Improve your vocabulary and pronunciation, enjoy the opportunity to practice your speaking skills in the company of other adults at your level of French ability, get your mind into “French mode” again, enjoy the culture of Québec, make lasting memories while experiencing something totally unique.   

We will also be offering a beginner level for those of you with little or no background in the language.  

Two accommodation packages are available: a traditional immersion package with room and  three meals  provided by local families and a limited number of  Bed & Breakfast  packages with lunch and supper meals with local families and other participants.

All  activities take place at the School: École secondaire Arc-en-Ciel, 455 Jenkin Street in Trois-Pistoles, Quebec.





No prerequisites. This program welcomes participants at all levels  of French proficiency  from very Beginner to Advanced.

Course Outline

Morning classes focus on language skills and vocabulary building for everyday communication. Afternoons feature conversation groups, pronunciation classes and cultural outings. Evenings are for social and cultural activities.


Program Prep:  This optional session from 3-4 pm  Sunday  at the School will explain (in English) what to expect over the course of the week and will include basic French survival vocabulary.  

Program Opening: The official program opening will take place on Sunday evening.  Please meet at the school at 7:30 pm for a Welcome Reception.

Schedule: Classes will generally meet from 9  am to 12 noon and again from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm each weekday. Classes will end by noon on Saturday.


French Placement Test

This placement test is recommended for participants with low-intermediate to advanced levels of proficiency. Please complete prior to registration using one of the recommended browsers  and include results in the application/questionnaire.


Western University's French Immersion Week in Trois-Pistoles was all I had hoped it would be. In my work I need to be able to interact with French-speaking colleagues and I have a deep belief that it is my responsibility to support and advance the opportunities for Ontario's francophone community.  Trois-Pistoles has helped me fee more confident.  Every aspect - the hospitality of the hosts, the quality of the food, and the intelligence of the organization - has all been highly impressive. Thank you.  
Kathleen Wynne


This course is currently not open for registration. If you would like to be notified when registration begins, simply complete our Course Inquiry and watch your inbox for details.