Summer Immersion for Adults

Would you like to develop your French language skills quickly? Immerse yourself in Francophone culture? Increase your understanding of spoken French and speak with greater confidence?

Our summer immersion program for adults lets you take a significant step toward your goal in just one or two weeks!

Get your mind into French mode!

Immersion is a highly successful approach to second language learning. Whether for business or personal leisure, whether you have little or no experience or you are quite fluent, this comprehensive program will strengthen your French language skills. Small class sizes provide focused learning and interaction

The La Cité universitaire francophone's Summer Immersion for Adults program is an intensive French immersion program intended for adults at all levels of proficiency, from beginner to advanced.

 

We offer 6 different levels from Beginner (A1) to Superior (C2):

* Your level is determined by a telephone placement test following your registration

 

About the program:

  • Classes take place between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
  • 35 hours of language training per week
  • Small groups divided by language level
  • Guided conversations and debates
  • Group projects
  • Guest speakers
  • Excursions and cultural activities
  • Qualified & experienced instructors

 

Participants will:

  • Speak French with greater confidence in social and professional settings
  • Improve French-speaking abilities
  • Increase understanding of written and spoken French
  • Gain greater understanding of Francophone culture

 

Accommodation

The University of Regina offers students and guests short-term accommodation solutions at very competitive prices. If you would like to book a guestroom at the University of Regina, please go to www.uregina.ca/student/residence/hotel/ and fill in the Booking Form as requested.

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Summer 2017

La Cité universitaire francophone offers two weeks of intensive French-language training. Participants have the choice to attend one week or two. Participants will acquire everyday French vocabulary to improve their communication skills according to their level. In addition, they will explore vocabulary relating to the specific weekly theme.

 

Week 1 : from July 10 to July 14, 2017
Week 2 : from July 17  to July 21, 2017

 

Registration fee : $425 for the first week or $795 for both weeks

NEW Registration Deadline: June 30, 2017

 

2017 Flyer

Standard schedule 

 

For more information, please contact:

Marie-Eve Bussières, Continuing Education Coordinator​
centreFr.cite@uregina.ca | 306-337-2616

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Can I do Week 2 even if I don’t do Week 1?

Yes – Week 1 is not a prerequisite for Week 2. In other words, you can register for Week 1 or Week 2, or both, regardless of your level of French.

How do I know what course level I will be in?

Once you register, you will be contacted for a placement test if you don’t know your level.

What time are the classes and activities?

Classes run from 8:30am to noon and from 1pm to 4:30pm. Some of the activities take place outside of the classroom. Also, there are optional activities during noon hour and at the end of the day.

Take a look at a standard week. 

What sorts of classroom activities are there?

The activities in class involve grammar explanations, vocabulary building, pronunciation, role-play exercises, discussions, debates, etc. The program also gives the opportunity to mingle with the other students outside of class during breaks. There is also an excursion during one afternoon.

What are the optional activities?

Optional activities may include small group discussions, playing board games, casual outdoor activities, social outings and watching a film or videos in the Rotunda or in the adjacent theatre.

What materials do I need for the course?

Many handouts will be provided in class (grammar explanations, vocabulary, exercises, etc.) You will be expected to have with you a binder with paper, pen and pencil, as well as a bilingual dictionary (soft cover or electronic, or you can make use of an online dictionary).

Is there wireless internet access in class?

Yes – anyone can connect to the UR-Guest network, anywhere on campus.

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Need Tutoring? The tutoring service is free for all University of Regina students taking at least one French course.