Être bilingue, c'est gagnant!

The EMSB offers three models of French in elementary schools; Core, Bilingual and French Immersion. The Bilingual and Immersion models offer language learning through a variety of subjects other than language courses.

Our secondary schools offer several French programs that exceed the minimum requirements set by the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur. In secondary Cycle 1, for example, there are French programs whose teaching time varies between 38% to 73%.

The objective of our educational programming is to enable students to succeed in the most advanced ministerial program they can achieve, either, Français, programme enrichi or Français, langue d’enseignement. This level of achievement identifies students as bilingual.

Elementary Level French Programs

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Bilingual
The Bilingual Program offers 50% of English instruction and 50% of French instruction.
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English Core
The English Core Program offers 68% of English instruction and 32% of French instruction...
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French Immersion
The French immersion program, offers 68% of French language instruction. English...
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Programme d’enseignement des langues d’origine (PELO)
PELO provides an opportunity for our students to learn a heritage language.
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Secondary Level French Programs

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1-Français, programme de base
The French as core program in secondary schools aims for a functional knowledge of the...
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2-Français, programme enrichi
The enriched program is aimed to meet the level of Français, langue d’enseignement...
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3-Français, langue d'enseignement
This program is identical to the one taught in the Francophone sector. Priorities are the...
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4-Français, langue maternelle
This complementary course is a flexible and advanced French class.
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5-Français, international
This course is designed to prepare international or temporary students to continue their...
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