Programs for Adults


The Study House is a place where people of all ages can pursue educational goals and explore new horizons.

Language classes are offered by native or native-like speakers with extensive teaching experience in small group lessons (maximum 8 students).

An introductory French language course will begin on Tuesday March 3, from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.


Introduction to French

Bonjour!
Vive le français!

This program is for beginners of French who have an interest in further developing their skills. The focus is on international French (no particular regional accent).

Participants will…

  • Learn basic grammatical and vocabulary for general purposes
  • Enjoy stress-free pronunciation and communication activities
  • Develop oral comprehension skills

Available in semi-private or small group lessons

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French for Travel

On y va!
On y va!

This is a crash-course for adults with little or no background in French who are planning to travel to a French-speaking country in the near future.

Participants will…

  • Learn phrases and pronunciation required for common travel situations (like ordering from a menu)
  • Explore issues of language register and politeness
  • Discuss sites of interest in the French-speaking world
  • Taste the foods and beverages of various French-speaking countries

This 10-hour program is only available in small group classes (5 -8 adult students).

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Intermediate French

Et on continue!
Et on continue!

This class is for adults who have a low to intermediate level of French, and who may feel rusty after not using their language skills since official schooling.

Participants will…

  • Practice speaking French in predictable situations
  • Review and grow relevant grammar and vocabulary
  • Understand general information, directions and instructions given orally
  • Develop cultural knowledge through reading

Available in semi-private or small group lessons.

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Advanced French

C'est extra!
C’est extra!

This class is designed for ambitious learners of French who ready to make the leap from intermediate to advanced level, with a view to future work or study in French.

Participants will…

  • Make oral presentations in front of a group
  • Understand and respond to podcasts, radio and television programs
  • Develop strategies for effective reading
  • Explore advanced grammar in support of writing

Available in semi-private or small group lessons.

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Spanish for Travel

¡Hola!

¡Vamos!

This is a crash-course for adults with little or no background in Spanish who are planning to travel to a Spanish-speaking country in the near future.

Participants will…

  • Learn phrases and practice dialogues required for common travel situations (like ordering from a menu)
  • Learn basic grammar and vocabulary
  • Read travel-related texts in Spanish
  • Discuss sites of interest in the Spanish-speaking world
  • Taste the foods and beverages of various Spanish-speaking countries

This 10-hour program is only available in small group classes (5-8 adult students).

Register