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Join us for an online Quebecois adventure.

In this online course, you will complete a number of modules that include both linguistic and cultural components.

Move through the content at your own pace and learn or refresh basic language skills. Listen and practice speaking. Build your confidence communicating in typical daily interactions while training your ears for the accents you would hear in Quebec, other areas of French-speaking Canada and in francophone areas around the world.


  • Language for daily interactions
  • Pronunciation
  • Culture

Western Digital BadgeEarn a Western Digital Badge 

Recognizing your learning achievement when you complete this micro-credential


Online Session Sample

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Placement TestFrench Assessment

This course is designed for beginner and low-intermediate learners. If you are unsure of your current abilities, you are welcome to take our online placement test.

This course is suited to those scoring below 57%.  

Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance

This course is eligible for Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) micro-credential funding. Find out if you are eligible.



Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Apr 17, 2023 to May 26, 2023
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What to Expect

Once registered you will receive details on accessing the course. You can access the course as early as the course start date, however access to the course may take up to 24 hours. Western Alumni must please select "WCS Student" or "New Student" when registering in order to access OWL.

This is an Online: Self-paced course, and you can set your own schedule with the suggested timelines and due dates provided. Start anytime and study as much or as little as you want from week to week, completing the coursework at your own speed.

Depending on your level of experience with French, you can expect to take 10 to 15 hours to complete the course. 


Completion Requirements

This is an Online : Self-paced course. A complete or incomplete will be issued based on completion of course activities.


No textbook required. All materials are provided.