Oral and Comprehension Proficiency Level C Test Prep


This course target individuals who need to develop their skills further in order to pass Level C of the Public Service Test of Oral Proficiency.

The course focuses on improving skills and perfecting the speech functions required by this level. It is expected that those registering for this course already have an advanced knowledge of French.

The session covers effective oral comprehension and expression using specific strategies and techniques, pronunciation and how to structure fluidity of ideas using logic relationships and word connections. It will also review grammar and vocabulary related to the Level C test. The course will dive into more advanced expression of opinions and hypotheses and will use extensive in-class practice to equip you with the necessary tools for success.



  • Effective comprehension – Strategies and techniques
  • Review of grammar and vocabulary related to the Level C test
  • Indicative verb tenses: présent, passé composé, imparfait and futur
  • Complex verb tenses: subjonctif (past and present); conditionnel (past and present)
  • Personal pronouns, relative pronouns
  • Speaking strategies and techniques Key connecting words and expressions for the structure and fluidity of ideas
  • Logical relationships, connecting words, connecting words in oral expression
  • Expression of opinions and hypotheses: structure, nuances, verb tenses to be used
  • Pronunciation



  • This workshop targets anyone with an advanced knowledge of French who needs to further develop their skills in order to pass the Public Service Test of Oral Proficiency.



12 hours


  • $1095 (plus tax)

Featured Instructor

Genka Lessiguerska Vidénov, M.A., holds a Masters degree in International Relations and a Bachelor degree in Lettres françaises and Political Sciences from the Universities of Ottawa and Sherbrooke. She has a broad experience as an adult French teacher, mostly linked to different second language learning programs at Public Works and Government Services Canada. She also taught in the Medias and Communication fields at the college level.



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P01392301AOral and Comprehension Proficiency Level C Test Prep1/25/20231/26/2023WinterIn PersonRegister to Event