Canada: L'E´cole de Langue Franc¸aise, Universite´ du Que´bec, Chicoutimi
L’E´cole de Langue Franc¸aise (ELF) at the Universite´ du Que´bec a` Chicoutimi provides a complete French immersion experience, where you truly "live French." At the start of the program, an oral and written placement test is given to ensure that you enroll in the class that best matches your French language skills. Courses are offered at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. To ensure that every student obtains the maximum possible benefit from the immersion program, you are expected to speak French at all times on- and off-campus. Making this experience fun and enjoyable inside and outside of the classroom is ELF's priority. Your classes are complemented by a wide range of social and cultural activities in and around Chicoutimi, guided outdoor recreation, and optional excursions to Quebec City and the beautiful Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region.
Additional features: internships are available in spring and fall terms
Chicoutimi is located in the heart of the beautiful Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region, which is renowned for spectacular fjords and its interior sea! Lake St-Jean provides access to nearby beaches and numerous boating and water sports activities.
The College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), a partnership of colleges and universities—two and four year, large and small, public and private, domestic and foreign—encompasses the broad spectrum of international higher education. CCIS members sponsor a variety of programs, notably study abroad programs and professional development seminars for faculty and administrators, which are designed to enhance international/intercultural perspectives within the academic community.
Learn French in Chicoutimi, Canada, located in the heart of the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region, the most francophone region in North America. The area is renowned for its spectacular fjords and its interior sea, the Lake St-Jean providing access to nearby beaches and numerous boating and water sports activities. Chicoutimi also offers museums, restaurants, boutiques, and art galleries. Throughout the year, you can also enjoy numerous local festivals and during the winter months, there are plenty of winter sporting activities to occupy your time.
All programs at L'École de Langue Française at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi provide a complete French immersion experience, where students truly "live French." At the start of the program, an oral and written placement test is given to all program participants to ensure that every student enrolls in the class that best matches their French language skills.