Concours provincial de français de l'Ontario
In 1982, to promote the interest of young Franco-Ontarians for the French language and to encourage them to pursue postsecondary studies in French, the University of Ottawa Département de français created the Concours provincial de français, intended to 12th grade students and C. P. O. of Franco-Ontarian high schools. This competition takes over the one organized in 1938 at the École normale of the University of Ottawa by Mr. Robert Gauthier, first director of French teaching in Ontario. Organized alternately with the Laurentian University from 1985 to 2000, the competition took place for the first time at the Glendon College in May 2001. Since then, the three bilingual postsecondary establishments of Ontario take turns hosting the competition.
Every year, the competition allows the host university to reunite, for the promotion of French language and to serve Ontarian students, the whole francophone community.
The 2019 edition of the competition will take place at the University of Ottawa on Friday, May 10. Recipients were chosen according to their results to the four examinations, which are: summary, writing, reading, and dictation.
All French-language high schools in Ontario can register up to two students to the competition. These students must be in 12th grade and must demonstrate excellent French skills.
Students will be accompanied by at least one teacher that will take part of the examinations marking.
The recipients will be chosen according to their results to the four examinations, which are:
- Summary (see 2017 example*)
- Writing (see 2017 example*)
- Reading (see 2017 example*)
- Dictation (see 2017 example*)
Prizes will be given to the students with the highest marks.
* An accessible version of the examples will be available soon. Please note that all examples are only available in French.
All students and teachers must fill and submit the registration form before March 22, 2019. Register online (credit card payment) now or send the paper form and your check by mail at the following address:
217-550 Cumberland Street
Breakfast will be offered in the morning before the start of the competition. Lunch will also be provided for students and a selection will be brought to teachers in the grading room.
Please indicate any food restrictions or needs in the registration form.
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