Study French in Quebec
Located on the north shore of the majestic
Saint Lawrence River, Quebec is the oldest city in Canada. In 2008, it
celebrated the 400th anniversary of its founding by Samuel de Champlain. Quebec
City has a population of 500,000 inhabitants. It is the best location in North
America to study and learn French; since, 96% of its population speaks French as
a first language.
Quebec is also considered one of Canada's
most beautiful and historic cities. Strolling through the city offers a series
of new discoveries. The Chateau Frontenanc, resting on Cap Diamant, gracefully
overlooks the Saint Lawrence River. The fortified walls encircling Old Quebec
are unique in North America and evoke the military history of the city under
French and British regimes. In 1985, the historic district of Quebec has been
inscribed on the UNESCO's World Heritage List.