HOW FAR WILL YOU GO

WITH FRENCH?

#plusloin

To promote French language learning from around the world, we invited 5 talented Canadians to share their stories. Our 5 ambassadors have one thing in common: they have made French an asset of their professional success.

Meet the ambassadors from other countries: #plusloin

 

Iskwe

ISKWE

Iskwē is an Indigenous artist-singer-songwriter. She was born and raised in Winnipeg and is of cree an Métis descent. She received a Juno Award nomination for Indigenous Music Album of the Year in 2018.

She learned French in Canada throughout her encounters.

More: iskwe.com

Charles Pachter

CHARLES PACHTER

Charles Pachter is one of Canada’s leading contemporary artists: painter, printmaker, sculptor, designer, historian, and lecturer. He learned French in Canada, but also through his studies of French literature at the Sorbonne in Paris.

More : http://cpachter.com

Andrea Lindsay

ANDREA LINDSAY

Andrea Lindsay, originally from Guelph, Ontario is a singer. An English speaker by birth, it was during a stay in France at the age of 18 that she discovered French and literally fell in love with it.

More : andrealindsay.com

Tudor Alexis

TUDOR ALEXIS

A native of Pondicherry, India, Tudor Alexis arrived in France in 1991. He learned French at the Alliance Française Pondicherry. He is now the Consul General of France in Toronto.

John Ralston Saul

JOHN RALSTON SAUL

John Ralston Saul is an award-winning essayist and novelist. A long-time champion of freedom of expression, he was the elected President of PEN International from 2009 to 2015. He is a leading voice in international movements supporting immigrants and refugees.

More : johnralstonsaul.com

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MEET OUR STUDENTS

Born in Bangladesh, British Columbia, Brazil, Haiti, India, Iran, Ontario, and New Brunswick; they are French-speaking Canadians from far and wide.

Whether it be the discovery of a song, a novel, or an encounter with a future husband, each of them has a story in which Molière's language is the main character.

Listen with us as they share their stories about the French language.

AAJALIN

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As a child, my dream was to be a French teacher....

Read her story

ARMITA

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I want to become a lawyer so I need to have an excellent level of French. ...

Read her story

BOGDAN

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It’s impressive to see so many people coming from other countries and learning French....

Read his story

GARO

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When I was little [. . .], I remember listening to [. . .] Charles Aznavour's ‘‘La Bohème.’’ Since then, I decided to learn this language....

Read his story

GRAHAM

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French culture is very important for someone who loves to eat....

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HILLAREY

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I am the only one of my family who can speak French....

Read her story

EMMA & JEFF

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Being with people from different countries and to different ages is great. It is a wonderful part of the experience....

Read their story

KATRYN

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French has completely changed my life....

Read their story

MARIYA

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I don't know yet what I'll do later, but I'm pretty sure I'll use French....

Read her story

RIPA

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When I was younger, I discovered French literature thanks to Alexandre Dumas....

Read their story

STACEY

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French language: such a valuable thing to have for Canadians...

Read her story

SVETLANA

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That is also why I want to keep learning French: to be able to help my children....

Read her story

 

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