This course is reserved for advanced students who wish to maintain a high level of proficiency in French and enrich their vocabulary through lively discussions about current events presented in the French-speaking press and television, or any other media.
Alliance Française de Toronto offers courses geared towards students wishing to prepare for the International Baccalaureate French as a Second Language exams (language B).
Specifically developed for this audience, these courses take into account both the level of the students at the time they register and the International Baccalaureate requirements.
Our team of specialized teachers combines academic excellence and a strict adherence to pedagogical principles in an environment that stimulates the development of intellectual curiosity. In addition to a solid reinforcement of oral and writing skills, a significant amount of time is dedicated to the discovery of francophone cultures and the areas of study offered in the International Baccalaureate program.
Offered on a schedule made to accommodate the needs of students attending schools that are preparing the International Baccalaureate, these support courses are the ideal complement to the French programs offered in school – without attempting to replace them.
We have two programs:
Pre-IB for students who are studying French while aiming to join an IB program in later years (11-16 year olds),
IB for students currently in an IB program and preparing for the International Baccalaureate exams (16-19 year olds).
Participate in a conversation
Make a 4-minute oral presentation and answer questions on the presentation and of a general nature
Answer comprehension questions pertaining to a CEFRL (Common European Framework of References for Languages) B1-level text
Take part in a debate
Write a 250-word text (article, speech, film review, etc.) at a mid-A2 to B1 CEFRL level and a 400-word text at High level (HL) – B1 CEFRL level.
Is your child starting grade 9 in September? Does he/she need a quick yet thorough brush-up to kick off the academic year succesfully?
Over the course of a one-week, 20-hour intensive session, students will do a complete review of the key points pertaining to the Core French curriculum from grades 4 to 8 while enhancing their conversational skills. This is also an ideal course for students who plan to enrol in an Extended French or a pre-IB program in September.