Language Communication and Culture:

French - Conversational Proficiency

Sheridan Certificate

Bilingualism is an invaluable skill for any resume, but also an enriching life experience! If you’re looking for an intellectual challenge, a Sheridan French - Conversational Proficiency Certificate will help you develop your French language skills in an interactive and social setting.

Explore Canada's other official language. Enrol today. 

Recommended Program Pathway

For those who have limited to no knowledge in French, it is required to start with LANG70025 French Beginner 1.

To obtain the Certificate, you must complete French Intermediate 2, French Intermediate 3, French Advanced 1 and French Advanced 2. 

These courses are part of the French - Conversational Proficiency Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Eight (8) Courses

French Advanced 1
Course Code:
LANG70031
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
French Advanced 2
Course Code:
LANG70032
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
French Beginner 1
Course Code:
LANG70025
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
French Beginner 2
Course Code:
LANG70026
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
French Beginner 3
Course Code:
LANG70027
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
French Intermediate 1
Course Code:
LANG70028
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
French Intermediate 2
Course Code:
LANG70029
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
French Intermediate 3
Course Code:
LANG70030
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class

Related Course(s)

You may be interested in other courses in this field

Pratiquez votre français parlé
Course Code:
LANG70007
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

Program Delivery

This is a part-time program and is delivered via virtual (sychronous) classroom. 

Program Description

Learning a new language can enrich your life and enhance your career.  If you’re looking for an intellectual challenge or want to help move your resume to the top of the pile, a Sheridan Certificate in Conversational French will help you develop your French language skills in an interactive and social setting.

You’ll begin by learning French language fundamentals and reinforce your comprehension through oral and written exercises.  As your verbal skills improve, you’ll explore nuances and participate in realistic conversations and social activities.  We offer a wide range of courses for beginners who are just starting out to advanced learners who want to maintain their fluency.  

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Examine correct informal and formal forms of speech 
  • Distinguish proper use of grammatical verbs and pronouns 
  • Converse in everyday situations 
  • Develop self-confidence in speaking an alternate language 
  • Discover cultural components of the French language and culture 
  • Perform presentations and debates with oral proficiency 

Recommended Program Pathway

For those who have limited to no knowledge in French, it is required to start with LANG70025 French Beginner 1.

To obtain the Certificate, you must complete French Intermediate 2, French Intermediate 3, French Advanced 1 and French Advanced 2. 

Placement Coordinator and Contact

Students who are more fluent are asked to take a short oral placement test over the telephone at no cost to determine their level.

To book their test, please kindly contact Placement Coordinator Rejeanne Mottard at rejeanne.mottard@sheridancollege.ca.

Pratiquez Votre Francais Parlé

Upon completion of this program, Sheridan's LANG70007 Practiquez Votre Francais (Practice Your Spoken French) is availalbe for students to retain their fluency. This course is intended for those with advanced French skills or are fluent in the language. Students will be pressed to practice their French skills in a social setting through the use of everyday situations, current events, and cultural events. Gain confidence and retain your fluency in a peer setting! 

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact our Opportunity Centre at caps@sheridancollege.ca or 905-845-9430 option 3.