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SLE preparation - CBC level

Preparation for the French Second Language Evaluation – Level CBC / CCC

In order to keep all our students and teachers safe, the SLE preparation – CBC level takes place ONLINE on ZOOM until further notice.




SLE preparation - CBC level


Prepare to pass your French as a Second Language exam with Alliance Française Ottawa!





Discover the benefits of our comprehensive program, specially designed to meet the specific needs of government employees:

  • In-depth training for written and oral second language evaluation tests;
  • Small, interactive groups adapted to your level and needs;
  • Themes, documents and exercises carefully selected to meet test requirements and the needs of government employees;
  • Individual follow-up and personalized advice from our French as a Second Language experts.
  • Program created and regularly updated by our teaching team.

Discover our communicative and action-oriented teaching approach, based on real-life work situations:

  • Work by theme to deepen your linguistic and lexical skills;
  • A variety of oral activities linked to the selected themes;
  • Contextualized grammar linked to communication objectives;
  • Enrichment of vocabulary related to work and the Canadian public service;

In class, you’ll take part in stimulating activities:

  • Grammar review and practice exercises;
  • Preparation for reading and writing tests;
  • Oral language assessment simulations with feedback for optimal preparation;
  • Watching videos and reading articles to improve your comprehension and vocabulary;
  • Discussions and debates on professional topics;
  • Oral presentations on the topics studied.

Take advantage of our exclusive learning materials:

  • Innovative and unique program with the Apolearn learning platform and Frello online exercises;
  • Online lessons via Zoom led by our experienced teachers;
  • Study of authentic contemporary documents for immersion in the real French language;
  • Selection of useful resources published by the Canada School of Public Service.

Admission requirements:


Prepare to excel in your French as a second language assessment.

Join Alliance Française Ottawa today and give your career in the public service a boost!

Written comprehension in French (level C) Written expression in French (level B) Oral proficiency (level C)



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.

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