From kindergarten to postgraduate studies, CPF has tools and activities for youth and students in Canada currently studying French as a second language.

CPF Guide For Bilingual Youth For senior high school students or recent graduates

Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages Map of second language learning experiences at the university level. Programs and courses offered at various Nova Scotia universities. http://www.ocol-clo.gc.ca/twolanguages_deuxlangues/index.html?L=E

Scholarships and Bursaries

Government of Nova Scotia: Scholarships, awards and grants https://fsl.ednet.ns.ca/bursaries-continuing-study#t5n6

French Studies Scholarships in Nova Scotia for higher education students. Includes scholarships, awards, prizes and bursaries provided in Nova Scotia in the field of French Studies http://www.canadian-universities.net/Scholarships/Nova-Scotia/French-Studies.html

Concours d’art oratoire
– French Public Speaking Competition organized by Canadian Parents for French- Nova Scotia. Scholarship prizes for students in grades 11 & 12.

CPF- Halifax Peninsula and Mainland South Chapter: $1,000 bursary for an African Canadian who is planning to attend Ste-Anne’s to become a French immersion or core French teacher.

Homework Help

  1. Alloprof is a website from Quebec that provides useful homework tools, including a large French virtual library and online discussion forums.
  2. The Altas of Canada is available online in both French and English.
  3. Bibliothèque et archives nationales du Québec is Quebec’s provincial library website.
  4. Canal Canada is the largest inventory of Canadian Social Studies resources on the Internet.
  5. Cyberpapy.com is a website from France, that has forums to ask questions in French to help with homework.
  6. Historica has an online encyclopaedia available in French and English.
  7. ISEF allows you to search by keyword through a variety of francophone websites included in their online index.
  8. The LangCanada.ca portal offers an abundance of educational resources, educational materials, training organizations and information that enhances second official language teaching and learning in Canada.
  9. Library and Archives Canada provides links to many online resources for research.
  10. Mathforum has a section for students, where they can find help with math. There is a special link on this website for Non-English Math Resources.
  11. Formatic 2000 provides a list of links to French websites on various topics that could be useful for research projects.
  12. The University of Calgary Centre français has compiled a list of French links on a variety of topics that can be utilized for homework and research projects.

Language Help

  1. About.com has tips and information about the French accents for those learning French.
  2. BonPatron is an online French grammar corrector. Students who need to verify the grammar of their homework can simply copy/paste typed French text at BonPatron for quick correction.
  3. Le dictionnaire multifunction is TV5 monde’s free online dictionary. It’s functions include a French-English dictionary, definitions, synonyms, usage, and verb conjugations.
  4. Le grand dictionnaire terminologique is an online dictionary produced by the government of Quebec. This webpage also includes other helpful French language links.
  5. Le Point du FLE is a web-based French language educational activities website. It includes a variety of online learning tools, as well as exercises to print and download.
  6. Verb2Verb is a helpful website that lists all the conjugation in the various tenses for known French and English verbs.

See also our Youth Activities section for camps, contests and more!

Outside Sources

CPF’s partners, collaborators and sponsors have a variety of tools as well for students in Canada; check out the links below!

Le Myosotis – CPF members qualify for a 10% discount!

French-language study aids and software

University of Ottawa’s Portail Francophile – French resources on campus