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Courses that are right for you …

From our First Year Seminar devoted to Francophone literatures to our advanced written and oral French courses, from a basic introduction to French language to upper-year courses in French sociolinguistics, students interested in taking French courses can find the right course, no matter  what their level of French may be.  Our web-based placement test ensures that they are enrolling in the appropriate course. To further ensure proper placement, students enrolled in language courses are also asked to complete an in-class writing test during the first week of class. Here is a sample of courses regularly offered… come and see for yourself .

How to apply…

For admission to the French program, you must have the Ontario Secondary School Diploma  (OSSD) or equivalent including a minimum of  six 4 U/M courses. Your six 4 U/M courses must include 4U English (or Anglais). It is Carleton University policy to consider your best performance in any eligible course in the admissions assessment. Since the number of qualified applicants may be greater than the number of available spaces, cut-off averages and required marks may vary. Please refer to our website  for the current admission requirements.

Living in French in the Nation’s Capital

In Ottawa, French is everywhere. In the streets and on the news, at the movies and on the stage, on campus and on the Hill. French in Ottawa is definitely not just a subject for the classroom.