French Immersion Program

Continuing from grade 9, students at Monsignor McCoy High School can continue their studies in the French Immersion Program from grade 10 through 12. Offering 5 credit courses in Language Arts and Social Studies, students who continue through to grade 12 will write a diploma exam in French Language Arts and French Social Studies. Students participating in the program will also have the opportunity to write their DELF B1 and B2 levels respectively.


Why complete the DELF? A DELF diploma offers: 

  1. International recognition of French proficiency: 

    • Lifelong certification, whether obtained in the candidate's country or another country.

    • Based on the same international standard used in 164 countries (CEFR). 

    • Facilitates interprovincial dialogue across Canada.     

  2. A testimonial to one's success in learning French: 

    • Recognition of the candidate's accomplishments to date on the path to French proficiency.

    • Is an official document, recognized internationally, that enriches the candidate's school or professional portfolio.

  3. Advantages for postsecondary education: 

    • Recognized internationally by francophone postsecondary institutions, including a growing number in Canada.

    • Acceptance into a university in France (B2 or higher level).

  4. Enhances one's resume: 

    • A description in meaningful terms what the candidate is capable of in French.

    • An aid for professional advancement.

    • Helps to open doors to a wide range of career and recreational opportunities throughout Canada and around the world.