MONTREAL, Feb. 18, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Bolstered by the success of its
first year online, and full of rich and diverse educational content, FRANCOLAB, the free web platform developed by TV5 Québec Canada, is becoming a go-to resource for teachers and students of the French
language in every province and territory of Canada. By sending
information kits to teachers across the country, FRANCOLAB is pursuing its mission to help people learning French to hone their
The FRANCOLAB team is currently sending teachers a collection of materials presenting
the many themed modules, quizzes, videos and teaching fact sheets that
are available online. More than 250 school boards, nearly 100
post-secondary institutions or summer schools, and close to 150
associations, organizations and French-language teaching centres, as
well as some 30 teachers' associations and institutional groups, will
soon have all the information in hand to begin using the content on
this platform. By the end of this campaign, TV5 will have reached several thousand teachers across Canada and
introduced them to FRANCOLAB.
In addition, starting March 4, 2013, FRANCOLAB will invite students registered in French as a second language, French
immersion or francization courses in Canada to take part in a contest, Le français m'inspire (''Inspired by French''). Participants will be asked to choose a French
expression or proverb and illustrate it in a photo, image or video.
Complete details are available at lefrancaisminspire.tv5.ca.
By offering teachers and students a resource like FRANCOLAB, TV5 Québec Canada is helping francophones living and working in a minority situation to
build their identity, while delighting those who have a passion for
French culture and supporting an immersive approach to learning the
French language. Through this initiative, TV5 Québec Canada is proudly contributing to the enrichment of the Canadian identity.
FRANCOLAB is a free web platform aimed at teaching the French language. Designed
for students wishing to perfect their French, and for their teachers, FRANCOLAB offers audiovisual content on a variety of themes, quiz games, Canadian
television programs on cultural and social topics, and educational fact
sheets developed by professionals for in-class use.
About TV5 Québec Canada
TV5 is the only specialty French-language general-interest channel with
global reach. Through its partner TV5MONDE, it is broadcast to some
235 million households in close to 200 countries and territories on
five continents. One of the most widely available French-language
television networks in Canada, TV5 built its success on the cultural
diversity of its network of news and entertainment from Québec, Canada,
France, Switzerland, Belgium and Africa.
For further information:
Irénidice Morin | Communications Representative
TV5 Québec Canada
firstname.lastname@example.org | 514 597-3110