French Language Courses in Canada
Canada is stereotyped for its vast expanses, rural wilderness
and natural beauty. Those stereotypes ring true, but Canada
has a lot more to offer. The contrast between its indigenous, British
and French traditions combined with the permanent influx of migrants
have helped shape a diverse, multicultural society which has finally
defined its identity and cannot anymore be confused with its neighbor
to the South: the United States. Canada's most imminent problem
is the considerable tension between English speaking territories
and the Province of Québec which contemplates independence.
As yet, the split has been avoided, but the jury is still out.
the leading French speaking cities of Canada and they have a lot
going for them. Not just language, but the whole culture (architecture,
cuisine, music and religion) is largely influenced by France. Like
the rest of Canada the province of Quebec offers vast expanses of
untouched land with caribou herds, boreal woods and tundra in Northern
quebec, Apallachian mountains and the beauty of St. Lawrence river.
For a long time Canada was self conscious about its (lack of) culture.
Today, this feeling of inferiority is a thing of the past. The cultural
traditions of Canada's indigenous population esp. of the
Inuit are being preserved and contemporary artists boosted.
Great writers like Michel Tremblay, Mordecai Richler or Mavis Gallant
and musicians like Céline Dion have become famous world wide
and helped establishing a unique cultural identity.
French language courses in Montreal