French for Healthcare Professionals Online: Elementary is designed for current or future health care professionals who wish to improve their communication skills in French. The course focuses on oral skills necessary to function effectively and professionally in real-life healthcare settings. It is composed of four learning modules, each with approximately six hours of learning time.

Each module will contain presentations, videos, exercises, and interactive activities in four main areas:

  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Pronunciation
  • Listening Comprehension

Topics Covered

Themes and functions related to healthcare including but not limited to:

  • Medical equipment
  • Healthcare staff and their roles
  • Consultation and diagnosis

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Use an expanded range of vocabulary related to everyday life and the healthcare world;
  • Ask simple but varied questions related to work in healthcare settings;
  • Respond to predictable and simple requests;
  • Understand the gist of an exchange in a simple yet authentic professional situation;
  • Produce a variety of short messages in predictable contexts;
  • Interact with proficient speakers in routine and predictable work-related situations.


As the course will be delivered online, students must be equipped with:

  • A computer or tablet
  • Internet connection

In order to continue to the next level, learners must complete both the online and the face-to-face courses for this level.

Who Should Attend?

Current or future healthcare workers with an elementary level of French.
Section(s) offered
Section Title
French for Healthcare Professionals Online: Elementary
Language of Delivery
Virtual Course
Sep 16, 2024 to Nov 09, 2024
Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $412.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 03, 2024 to Sep 18, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 03, 2024 to Sep 18, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Sep 19, 2024 to Nov 09, 2024
Section Notes

Cancellation Policy

Before the beginning of the session: Full refund
Day 1 to day 3: Refund less $50
Day 4 to the end of the course: No refund

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