Second Language Training

Second Language Training


Second Language Training

Second Language Training

When living in the National Capital Region, speaking both official languages (English and French) is very helpful and a highly sought-after skill by employers. That is why your Military Family Resource Centre has different options to help you obtain your language learning goals.


In Person Programs

For the Love of French (session running - no more spots available)

Course overview: This is a hybrid program of online and in class tutoring sessions that provides CAF family members a more flexible way to learn a French as a second language. Each student will have access to an online account where they will complete all their online work on their own time. Then during the scheduled in class tutoring sessions students can work with our excellent tutor to get help, do activities, and interact with other students.

If you are interested in English classes, please contact our Employment and Education Services Coordinator, Alice Danguy at

Online Training

Rosetta Stone

The Rosetta Stone online language training is offered year-round and is open to CF family members (18 years old minimum). The Rosetta Stone training uses a method that combines listening, reading, speaking, and writing. Please note that licenses are limited.


A free and modern way to learn the basics of a new language. This application is user-friendly and can be used anywhere with a smartphone, tablet or computer. It features interesting ways to keep you motivated and it stays current with the latest technology changes and advancements. Visit or download the app and start learning today!  

French as a Second Language for Youth

We will keep you informed when these programs will be back. 

Youth Book Club!

In the past, we read books 1 to 3 of the Harry Potter series and each youth enjoyed a Harry Potter gift for completing the readings and attending the meetings. At our Youth Book Club, we read, discuss, and do activities related to the book all in French! 

Tutoring Tuesdays

Need help with this French homework? Your MFRC is working with the Canadian Parents for French for French tutoring and homework help.  
For ages 6 and older!

For more information, contact our Second Language Training & Employment Services Coordinator, Alice Danguy at (613) 998-4888.