Second Language Training

How Do You Want to Learn?

Welcome to the KMFRC's Second Language Training (SLT)

French & English

These services are available to our CAF spouses in Kingston and area who are 19+

International languages are available with proof of OUTCAN posting.
  • Option #1: Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) spouses can request a license from their local MFRC to access Rosetta Stone, the self-directed online program. If no licenses are available, the applicant may be put on a waitlist.
  • Option #2: Pour l’amour du français, and For the Love of English are the two National learning programs offered by LRDG (Language Research Development Group).  Family members can request access to the online self-study portal.
  • Option #3: Family members may be able to request a self-directed portal (LRDG) same as option #2 with the addition of a weekly online class with a tutor.  Courses with a tutor are offered quarterly, so applicants may be put on a waitlist.

Programs

Rosetta Stone 
   
Language Research Development Group (LRDG)
Pour l’amour du français
For the Love of English
   
What's Best for Me? Help Me Choose
Online Assessment Tool

Additional resources:

Free services :
Duolingo:  Free app or website where you can learn vocabulary, conjugation, reading, writing, pronunciation and listening skills.
Mango:  An interactive learning application that uses visual and sounds for learning over 72 languages. It’s free with a library card.

Paid services :
Babbel: The comprehensive learning system combines effective education methods with state-of-the-art technology 
Oxford Learning : Offers English Second Language learning for 3 – 18 year old students.

Services specific for children:
Little Pim: This service is designed for children under 6 years old, and teaches up to 10 languages. It is free with a Kingston Frontenac Public Library card.
Voila e-learning: Offers free online homework support in French, English and Math for CAF families. Children also have the opportunity to practice their French and English and play French games on the platform.

Services specific for CAF members ONLY:    
Allies Web: This service uses the competency levels of the Canadian Armed Forces Second Language evaluation and allows participants to prepare for their language test. Participants practice reading, writing, listening, speaking and maintaining their language skills, while focusing on the skills they need. 
Termium Plus: One of the largest terminology and linguistic databases that give users access to millions of terms in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.