About Fast Forward French

About Our School

Our History

Founder Marie-Claire Thauvette (B.Ed., B.A.) began offering after school French tutoring and summer camps in 1988. Her engaging, positive teaching approach and creative educational philosophy quickly gained the attention of parents and students alike. Her business grew steadily through word of mouth. In 1993, she founded Fast Forward French, and expanded her unique French language training to include government and business programs.

Our Training Centre

Our fully accessible training centre in Kanata is ideally located beside the Trans-Canada Trail, with free parking and numerous restaurants and coffee shops a short walk away. Rooms are professionally finished with high ceilings and hardwood floors. Each building is equipped with private kitchen and washroom facilities, a picnic area, wireless internet, and a resource library.

Our Teaching Staff

Our rigorous selection process ensures that all of our teachers have appropriate experience, qualifications, and teaching philosophies. Our teachers undergo extensive initial and ongoing training, have access to our detailed learning materials, and receive regular progress assessments.

On Site Training and Distance Education

We offer our French classes at our training centre, at your workplace, or 3rd party locations. We also offer distance education, delivered through live interaction with the teacher.

Learn more about our French language classes.