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Online Conversation workshop

In order to keep safe all our students and teachers, the conversation workshop of AF Ottawa takes place ONLINE on ZOOM until further notice with the latest trendy e-learning tools.


You want to speak French, improve your oral expression, reactivate your knowledge in French, in a relaxed atmosphere.

Alliance Française Ottawa offers two online French conversation workshops:

Conversation niveau élémentaire


Oral practice and vocabulary A2

The program of this online conversation workshop is based on every day themes, to improve your oral skills while enriching your vocabulary.

Discussion topics will focus on simple communication situations for daily life in order to encourage learners to communicate verbally.

Numerous activities will be offered throughout the online workshop of this 14 hour program to:

  • enrich vocabulary
  • develop one’s ability to communicate orally
  • become more comfortable in everyday conversations
  • read an enriched mini-novel to expand your vocabulary

This online workshop is designed for levels A2.3 to B1.1.

New students must take the Evalang orientation test to assess their level.

Discussion B1 

The program of this online conversation workshop is based on authentic francophone documents to encourage speaking along with listening comprehension.

Discussion topics will focus on every day French in order to encourage learners to communicate verbally.

Numerous activities will be offered throughout the online workshop of this 14 hour program to:

  • practise watching / listening to francophone audio visual programs (TV series, commercials, etc.) and discuss them
  • develop one’s ability to communicate orally by discussing various topics
  • become more fluent in every day conversations
  • enrich vocabulary by reading different types of texts (comics, magazines, newspapers, etc.)

This online workshop is designed for levels B1.1 and higher.

New students must take the Evalang orientation test to assess their level.


The upcoming dates of the Spring 2 Session will be posted soon.

*In addition for new students: $45 yearly registration fee




Alliance Française Ottawa follows the European framework for Languages, also called CEFR, adopted by the European Commission and all around the world. Your progression is therefore supervised, following official and recognised norms.

The CEFR describes foreign language proficiency in reading, listening, speaking and writing from beginner to the more advanced level: A1/A2, B1/B2, C1 and C2.

Alliance Française Ottawa Modules

How to enroll?

“A1.1 level classes are designed for new students who have never studied French before and have no knowledge of the French language.”

To complete your test Evalang:

You will have an orientation interview with one of our French as a second language teachers, in person at our location or by phone, to complete your level assessment.

Contact us at info@af.ca


at 613-234-9470
to book an appointment


Choose your course

With the help of one of our teachers and our team at the reception, choose the course that fits your goals and your schedule.

Please note: registration closing date will be 72 hours prior to the course.
Late registration: students will be put on a waiting list.




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Our instructors use public service training material for both levels B and C. They use the proper tools required to prepare you for the new version of the language proficiency test. Genuine and unaltered documents issued by various federal departments and agencies are also used as complementary material.

Alliance Française Ottawa also uses daily updated Internet resources offering public service employees a variety of stimulating learning tools such as video news reports, periodicals, and computer and/or television animations.

Your progress is regularly evaluated and before the exam you will be placed in interview situations similar to those you will face during the test.


We are aware that leaving your position and finding yourself in a learning pattern, or preparing for an exam, can be particularly stressful. As a result, we attach a great importance to the psychological factors influencing the final results.

We ensure that the various activities involved in the training meet your personal objectives. We meet you on regular basis to evaluate your progress and to find with you any learning alternatives to ensure your success.


L’Alliance Française Ottawa is not only a language school. It is also a cultural centre offering an abundance of services—from a resource centre where one can borrow documents, audiovisual material, periodicals, books and CDs, to a meeting place where various cultural activities such as conferences, debates, movie nights, and exhibitions are held. You can be constantly immersed in a friendly francophone environment.

Why choose Alliance Française Ottawa

Teaching expertise

  • Highly qualified and experienced instructors recruited for their teaching skills and their passion for the French language
  • The quality of its second language teaching and training programs
  • Teachers committed to help their learners succeed

Francophone immersion

Reknowned language centre

  • An exam centre for internationally recognised French language certifications & diplomas including language tests for immigration purposes
  • Official supplier for the Canadian federal government
  • Expertise recognized internationally : we belong to the worldwide network of Alliance Française schools present in more than 130 countries

Financial advantages

  • Training fees eligible for the tuition tax credit: tax certificates are issued in February showing eligible fees paid for the tax year.
  • No GST. No HST.
  • A non-profit Canadian organisation since 1905