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Inspiring stories to discover




  • “Learning French has helped me boost my self-confidence. I found a good job in customer service. We have started speaking French at home for my son.”

  • Discover Cristina’s story, office employee, customer service

  • “French is really helpful to me at work, on a daily basis, because I need to speak to my team.”

    Discover Shima’s story, host and journalist for ICI Télévision

  • “I chose to learn French because I wanted to get ahead in life. And I wanted a good job in a good field.”

Discover Sajida's story, educator in an early childhood centre

  • “I chose to learn French so that I could express myself, communicate with others, and to feel like I belong to the Québécois community.”

    Discover Venoth's story, accountant

  • “I wanted to learn French so that I could realize my dream of becoming a police officer.”

    Discover John's story, a Sûreté du Québec police officer
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  • “When I arrived in Québec, 22 years ago, I spoke no French. Now I’ve written a book in French and teach at a college in French.”

    Discover Hadi's story, a political science teacher

  • “I took the French courses offered by the Ministère de l’Immigration. My dream is to become a social worker. I love learning French!”

    Discover Tahmina's story, a social work student

  • I learned French because I wanted to open as many doors as possible. Québec offers wonderful opportunities for those who wish to settle here.”

    Discover Min's story, a business account manager

  • “The main reason I wanted to learn French was to be able to integrate into the new society I’m living in and where my children will grow up.”

    Discover Noura's story, a secretarial science student

Testimonials from immigrants who learned French by taking Ministère courses. These testimonials are in the mother tongue of each individual since they are intended to reach people from their communities who do not speak French. The capsules “Discover Sajida’s story,”  “Discover Venoth’s story,” and “Discover John's story” were produced in French. The other capsules are accompanied by a written summary in French and in English.

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