French as a Second Language (FLS) Courses

Placement Test

* Participants must complete the online placement test prior to registration.
* Les participants doivent compléter le test de classement avant l'inscription.

To do the online tests:
Placement Test

Our Services

Our Courses

We offer 10-week regular courses during the Fall and Winter sessions as well as intensive sessions from May to August.

Our Services

Class Document Correction

Editing and correction of presentations, exams, course notes, etc.


Benefits from the assistance of an OLBI language professor when planning class activities or while preparing for the Employee Language Assessment.

All requests for tutorials must be presented to the Coordinator. After the needs assessment, an application form for bilingual funding will be sent to the requesting professor who must forward it to his or her dean for approval.

Regular Courses

Language training courses lasting ten weeks, offered during the regular Fall and Winter sessions.

Competency Evaluation Services

OLBI's Language Testing Services administer language tests to evaluate your proficiency in your second language.

Special Groups

Group training sessions can be customized to your specific needs (i.e. maintenance, research presentations, etc.).

Summer Courses

Semi-Intensive sessions are offered during the months of May, June, July and August.


Private consultations for pronunciation. Full-time professors only. Limited space.

Academic Writing

Writing courses are offered to professors in order to enrich their English writing skills for academic publications.

For further information, please contact us.

Fall 2017

September 26th to December 5th, 2017


FLS1911-A Beginner

Tuesday and Thursday

11:30 – 13:00


FLS3911-A Advanced


8:30 – 11:30



Technical writing, scientific writing ,working on sentences, the paragraph, the report, grant request etc


11:30 – 13:30


September 30th to December 2nd, 2017


FLS2911-A - Intermediate


9:00 to 12:00


Winter 2018

January 23rd to April 13th 2018


FLS1911- H Beginner

Tuesday & Thursday

11:30 – 13 :00


FLS2911- H Intermediate

Tuesday & Thursday

11 :30 – 13 :00


FLS3911- H Advanced


8:30 - 11:30


FLS4911-H- Advanced

Technical writing, scientific writing ,working on sentences, the paragraph, the report, grant request etc.


11:30 – 13:30


OLBI reserves the right to cancel any course with insufficient course enrolment. It is therefore essential that you register as soon as possible

For any questions, contact Sylvie Bhookun at 613 562-5800, ext. 2218 or by email at

If you don't know your language level, contact Huguette Bourgeois, Coordinator for language services by telephone at 3406 or by email at:

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