Do CCFS offer language courses for professionals?
Yes, the CCFS (French civilization courses at the Sorbonne) have a language course designed for entrepreneurs and professionals in general.
Indeed, the business French course specifically address non-French-speaking professionals, heads of companies especially, who wish to improve their mastery of French as spoken in the business microcosmos
The teaching programs offered by the CCFS allow professionals to develop an understanding and effective communication in French in a commercial context. The main goal is to acquire the vocabulary and terminology characteristic of the entrepreneurial universe
In such an entrepreneurial environment, it is indeed imperative to have a knowledge of French language that will be efficient enough to communicate with partners, suppliers, customers, etc. The business French course is also intended for non-French speaking people looking for a job who must be able to properly address potential employers.
Le “français des affaires” or business French thus allows learners to find new career opportunities while becoming familiar with the commercial uses specific to the French-speaking business world.
The CCFS (Cours de civilisation française de la Sorbonne) offer business French lessons according to the levels and needs of the learners. This program includes oral skills (job interview, telephone interview, meeting, etc.) and written skills (writing CVs, cover letters, professional emails, summary notes, etc.).
Business French courses are also based on scenarios (simulations) intended to increase the confidence of learners in their ability to express themselves orally. Last but not least, business french students will benefit from a highly qualitative framework that will enable them to analyze economic, professional and financial press articles, therefore improving their level in French language