When living in the National Capital Region speaking both official languages is a highly sought-after skill. That is why we developed three innovative ways to learn both French and English.
We offer three Innovative ways to learn a second language
Attend a Class
The goal of the courses is to provide civilian CAF family members with a working knowledge of their second language.
English as a Second Language
Community members also have the opportunity to take English courses in partnership with the CÉGEP de l’Outaouais. The course fee may be refunded if the student participates at 85% of their classes and receives their certificate of participation from the CÉGEP. This offer is for family members of CAF personnel only.
French as a Second Language
Military Family: $50 per session (fee may be refunded if the student participates at 85% of their classes)
Military Member: $75 per session
Civilian: $150 per session
September 25th to November 30th
If you are interested in attending a class this fall you must register before September 1st, 2017. We will contact the registrants after the deadline with the details on the class locations and schedule and level as well as coordinate payment. The course fee may be refunded if the student participates at 85% of their classes.
A free and modern way to learn the basics of a new language. This application is easy to use anywhere including on your smartphone or tablet. It features interesting ways to keep you motivated and stays current with the latest technology changes and advancements. Visit www.duolingo.com or download the app to start learning today!
The Rosetta Stone online language training is offered year-round and is open to CF family members. The Rosetta Stone training uses a method that combines listening, reading, speaking and writing. Please note: Licenses are limited.
Contact our Second Language Training Coordinator for more details
Listen to CDs
Several audio CD sets for Second Language Training in both French and English are available to CAF members and their families. You can borrow these items for a minimum of a month with a $20 deposit that will be reimbursed when the item is returned.
For more information, contact our Second Language Training Coordinator, Taylor Galloway at (613) 998-4888.