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Mon cours en ligne

How to Learn French at your own pace from anywhere

Best way to learn French at your own pace : Mon Cours en Ligne

Alliance Française Ottawa offers you online French courses on the Mon Cours en Ligne platform to learn French from home. Mon Cours en Ligne is a complete and 100% online self studying program from the beginner level (A1) to the Advanced level (C1) of CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

Each level of CEFR is divided into one or several courses (= sub-levels):

By registering for these online French courses:

  • You have 6 months access to the platform
  • You will be able to take advantage of online resources and discussion forums to exchange with other learners.

Learn French online at your own pace with a French teacher.

Learning French at your own pace with Mon cours en ligne does not mean that you will learn French on your own. You will be accompanied by your French tutor for each course for 14 online sessions on Zoom:

  • 1st lesson (30 minutes): Meet your tutor and discover the learning program and platform.
  • 12 exchange sessions (1 hour each): To practice with your tutor what you have learned independently, to practice oral interaction with your tutor, to complete oral assignments and to ask any questions you may have.
  • Last lesson (30 minutes): Evaluation. The last session consists of taking stock of your skills with your tutor and also determining the next step in your learning.
CEFR Levels A1 A2 B1 B2 C1
11 MCEL Courses A1.1 A1.2 A2.1 A2.2 B1.1 B1.2 B1.3 B2.1 B2.2 B2.3 C1
For 1 MCEL course :
Price (1) $915.95 
Tutoring (2) 1st session (30 minutes): Orientation

12 online exchange sessions with your tutor (1 hour per session)

Last session (30 minutes): Evaluation and Orientation

Self-studying period (3) +/- 60 hrs to 80 hrs
(1) Yearly $45 administrative fees not included. No refund available for online classes.

(2) No online tutorial session can be planned after the 14 sessions in question, but you can schedule them more intensively (for example, instead of 12 sessions of 1 hour, you can plan 6 sessions of 2 hours).

(3) Each course lasts in average 14 weeks. The recommended rhythm for each course for level A1 is about 5 hours per week and 4 hours for levels A2, B1, B2 and C1.

Here is a video about Mon Cours En Ligne to get more information

Benefits of the program

  • Learn French, for 12 months, anywhere and anytime according to your availability and your learning rhythm.
  • Arrange 14 weeks of self-study for each course according to your schedule.
  • Schedule tutoring sessions with your tutor according to your needs and availability

Personalized training:

  • Get personalised help and guidance from your tutor (during 14 sessions)
  • You will always be in contact with your tutor: online tutoring sessions and emails for coaching and correction are an integral part of the training.

Your tutor:

  • Your tutor will be one of our experienced and qualified instructors


  • An effective methodology

Activities and resources offered on the platform are varied (audio, video, written) in order to help you to improve your speaking, writing, reading and listening skills.


  • Learn with a user-friendly platform with a large diversity of documents. As a student of Alliance Française Ottawa you get access to our numerous resources(online Culturethèque and our Médiathèque) to enhance your improvements.

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:



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.

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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
  • Expertise recognized by 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