Concours d’art oratoire | 2019

CPF’s Concours d’art oratoire is Canada’s largest, annual French-language public-speaking competition, involving close to 10,000 students every year, and thousands of dollars worth of prizes. The aim of this public speaking contest is to stimulate the interest of students learning French, to improve their speaking skills, and to give them experience presenting in public.

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French Immersion Celebration Week in B.C. is from Feb. 4 to Feb. 10; this year we look back on 50 years of French immersion.

It all started in one Coquitlam classroom in 1968; today there are over 53,000 B.C. students in the program! Check out the history of French immersion in B.C. here, or see if there is a French Immersion Celebration Week event happening near you here.

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The State of French Second Language Education in Canada

CPF National unveils the 2017 Edition!

Back by popular demand, this edition of the report provides an opportunity to update readers by conducting an extensive review of current French as a Second Language (FSL) education literature with a focus on FSL students.

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Summer Reading List

Quiet time activities are key to having a great summer. Getting lost in an epic novel, absorbing a new science lesson, learning about another culture--all are great ways to spend a summer break, and it can all be done in French! The best place to start is at the libraries [...]

2018 French Summer Camps

Whether you are looking for a traditional summer camp experience, a sports day-camp in French, or a week-long tenting experience for the whole family, we have the information you need! A French camp experience offers fun and adventure AND it provides the structure for keeping up your child’s French during [...]

French Teacher Education and Language Development Opportunities

CPF BC & Yukon is committed to providing up-to-date resources for those considering a career in French Second Language education as well for in-service teachers seeking to practice their French skills, network with colleagues and learn about instructional strategies for their classrooms, and have put together this list of useful [...]

Joyeux Nöel from CPF BC & YK!

Here are some fun things to do, hear, watch and read in French over the holidays with your kids! Crafts, films, books, games and more!


CPF BC-YK on Twitter

Sure, we advocate for #FSL learning here at home, but it's always great to see programs getting support elsewhere too! #Bilingual #FrImm nytimes.com/2019/08/21/us/…

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