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Tourism, hospitality, and catering training


Alliance Francaise Vancouver is offering an online program for adult students based on the contents needed to prepare for the Diplomas in French for Professions (DFP).

This course responds to a need for training and certification in professional French among the staff of restaurants, hotels, or travel agencies who are not native speakers of French, in view of their engagement with French-speaking clientele, or their advancement in a French-speaking market.


Classes are 3 hours per week of face-to-face distance learning to improve interaction with the teacher, other students, and work on skills such as: listening, speaking, interacting, reading, and writing, using our method tailored around Toursim, catering, and hospitality.

Stay connected! Classes include an online access to our platform AF Student Portal where students can check their schedule of classes, check their homework, complete engaging activities, and assignments in French, and also where student can access and share documents, links, audio, and video with the whole class and the teacher, or even chat, ask for help, or post random thoughts ... in French! 

Help desk: Zoom for students tutorial
Need help accessing the portal? Check our document here.

Levels and objectives

A2 Intermediate


Can understand the essential elements of administrative documents (passport, identity card) and messages from clients.

Can fill in standard professional documents and write simple e-mails in response to requests for information, confirmation or cancellation, in predictable situations.
Can understand the essence of simple requests and short, predictable messages, face to face or on the telephone in the commonest reception situations.

Can welcome a client, describe a tourist product and exchange factual information in a simple manner in a limited number of practical, common situations.

B1 Independent


Can understand the essential elements of professional documents aimed at clients (menus, brochures, plans, activity programmes, and descriptions of tourist facilities) and messages from clients.

Can complete standard professional documents and write made-to-measure proposals, particularly in response to requests from clients for services, and provide personalised responses to comments from clients.

Can understand the essence of requests and messages from clients or service-providers, face to face or over the telephone, in both common and unforeseen situations.

Can present a tourism product in a personalised and well-argued manner, and start a guided visit by announcing the programme.

B2 Advanced 


Can understand specialised information relating to tourism (guides, specialised press, specialised books: history, geography, architecture, etc.)

Can understand and respond to complaints and provide a personalised solution.

Can write promotional text for a tourist product.

Can present information in a structured, attractive and original manner, in order to persuade and captivate his/her client or audience.

Schedule & Pricing

Price: $17 per hour only ($357 per session)

Duration: 7 lessons of 3 hours (21 hours total)

Schedule: Fridays 9am to 12pm from January 21, 2022


Our method

We are using am action-based and communication-based methodology addressing all linguistic and cultural aspects of the professional life in tourism and help students speak French in professional settings.

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Course Requirements: students must assess their level: click here to take a level assessment.
To enter our lowest level of Tourism, hospitality and catering classes, student must demonstrate a A1+ (Discovery) level of French.
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Tourism, hospitality, and catering - Intermediate A2 level

Tourism, hospitality Intermediate A2 Part 1

One class of 3 hours a week

Online program for adult students based on the contents needed to prepare for the Diplomas in French for Professions (DFP).

This course responds to a need for training and certification in professional French among the staff of restaurants, hotels, or travel agencies who are not native speakers of French, in view of their engagement with French-speaking clientele, or their advancement in a French-speaking market.

Intermediate A2 level objectives:
Can understand the essential elements of administrative documents (passport, identity card) and messages from clients.
Can fill in standard professional documents and write simple e-mails in response to requests for information, confirmation or cancellation, in predictable situations.
Can understand the essence of simple requests and short, predictable messages, face to face or on the telephone in the commonest reception situations.
Can welcome a client, describe a tourist product and exchange factual information in a simple manner in a limited number of practical, common situations.

Intermediate A2 prerequisite:
Students must assess their level: click here to take a level assessment.
To enter our intermediate A2 level of Tourism, hospitality and catering classes, student must demonstrate a A1+ (Discovery) level of French.

International relations - Independent B1 level

International relations Independent B1 Part 1

One class of 3 hours a week

Online program for adult students based on the contents needed to prepare for the Diplomas in French for Professions (DFP).

This course is intended especially for executives from international or regional organizations who need to use French in the context of their professional activity, national administrative officials likely to play a role in the work of international or European institutions, and journalists.

Independent B1 level objectives:
Can understand the essential elements of informational documents (numerical data, short press articles, protocol guide extracts, regulations, etc.) and of both internal (colleagues) and external (international partners) messages.
Can process or fill out the normal professional documents (commentary on data, press reviews, formal event preparation forms, employment application forms, country files, etc.) most commonly found in the international relations professions.
Can choose from the elements provided and organize them in a given format, write simple formal e-mails asking for information or for a response or confirmation in the common professional situations.
Can participate in common exchanges in their professional context, to present their institution, or the situation of country or a mission, or explain or negotiate important aspects of an activity.

Independent B1 prerequisite:
Students must assess their level: click here to take a level assessment.
To enter our independent B1 level of international relations classes, student must demonstrate a A2+ (Intermediate) level of French.

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International relations training


Alliance Francaise Vancouver is offering an online program for adult students based on the contents needed to prepare for the Diplomas in French for Professions (DFP).

This course is intended especially for executives from international or regional organizations who need to use French in the context of their professional activity, national administrative officials likely to play a role in the work of international or European institutions, and journalists.


Classes are 3 hours per week of face-to-face distance learning to improve interaction with the teacher, other students, and work on skills such as: listening, speaking, interacting, reading, and writing, using our method tailored around International relations.

Stay connected! Classes include an online access to our platform AF Student Portal where students can check their schedule of classes, check their homework, complete engaging activities, and assignments in French, and also where student can access and share documents, links, audio, and video with the whole class and the teacher, or even chat, ask for help, or post random thoughts ... in French!

Help desk: Zoom for students tutorial
Need help accessing the portal? Check our document here.

Levels and objectives

B1 Independent


Can understand the essential elements of informational documents (numerical data, short press articles, protocol guide extracts, regulations, etc.) and of both internal (colleagues) and external (international partners) messages.

Can process or fill out the normal professional documents (commentary on data, press reviews, formal event preparation forms, employment application forms, country files, etc.) most commonly found in the international relations professions.

Can choose from the elements provided and organize them in a given format, write simple formal e-mails asking for information or for a response or confirmation in the common professional situations.

Can participate in common exchanges in their professional context, to present their institution, or the situation of country or a mission, or explain or negotiate important aspects of an activity.

B2 Advanced 


Can understand the important details of the majority of professional written material in an international relations context.

Can identify the relevant information in professional documents (notes, e-mails, documents containing figures, action plans, procedures, instructions, etc.) so as to take effective action.

Can understand long and structured presentations or interactions, and to take notes in order to draft statements, summaries, reports, etc.

Can present structured information on major international themes (diplomacy, education, health, culture, security, etc.), and present relevant arguments so as to convince the persons to whom they are speaking or their audience.
Can react to arguments presented by others and defend a point of view in presentation or formal interaction situations (meeting, round tables, forums, etc.) whether face-to-face or by phone/videoconference.

Schedule & Pricing

Price: $17 per hour only ($357 per session)

Duration: 7 lessons of 3 hours (21 hours total)

Schedule: Fridays 6:05pm to 9:05pm from January 22, 2022 


Our method

We are using an action-based and communication-based methodology with a textbook tailored to students and professionals working in international relations field wishing to interact in French with international organizations, european institutions, embassies, international NGO, etc. 

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Course Requirements: students must assess their level: click here to take a level assessment.
To enter our lowest level of International Relation classes, student must demonstrate a A2+ (Intermediate) level of French.
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Tourism, hospitality, and catering - Intermediate A2 level

Tourism, hospitality Intermediate A2 Part 1

One class of 3 hours a week

Online program for adult students based on the contents needed to prepare for the Diplomas in French for Professions (DFP).

This course responds to a need for training and certification in professional French among the staff of restaurants, hotels, or travel agencies who are not native speakers of French, in view of their engagement with French-speaking clientele, or their advancement in a French-speaking market.

Intermediate A2 level objectives:
Can understand the essential elements of administrative documents (passport, identity card) and messages from clients.
Can fill in standard professional documents and write simple e-mails in response to requests for information, confirmation or cancellation, in predictable situations.
Can understand the essence of simple requests and short, predictable messages, face to face or on the telephone in the commonest reception situations.
Can welcome a client, describe a tourist product and exchange factual information in a simple manner in a limited number of practical, common situations.

Intermediate A2 prerequisite:
Students must assess their level: click here to take a level assessment.
To enter our intermediate A2 level of Tourism, hospitality and catering classes, student must demonstrate a A1+ (Discovery) level of French.

International relations - Independent B1 level

International relations Independent B1 Part 1

One class of 3 hours a week

Online program for adult students based on the contents needed to prepare for the Diplomas in French for Professions (DFP).

This course is intended especially for executives from international or regional organizations who need to use French in the context of their professional activity, national administrative officials likely to play a role in the work of international or European institutions, and journalists.

Independent B1 level objectives:
Can understand the essential elements of informational documents (numerical data, short press articles, protocol guide extracts, regulations, etc.) and of both internal (colleagues) and external (international partners) messages.
Can process or fill out the normal professional documents (commentary on data, press reviews, formal event preparation forms, employment application forms, country files, etc.) most commonly found in the international relations professions.
Can choose from the elements provided and organize them in a given format, write simple formal e-mails asking for information or for a response or confirmation in the common professional situations.
Can participate in common exchanges in their professional context, to present their institution, or the situation of country or a mission, or explain or negotiate important aspects of an activity.

Independent B1 prerequisite:
Students must assess their level: click here to take a level assessment.
To enter our independent B1 level of international relations classes, student must demonstrate a A2+ (Intermediate) level of French.

Please contact us for more information.

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