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Sac à mots (SAM)

Sac à mots (SAM) is a literacy centre in Cowansville that can help you learn French or improve your French skills (reading and writing).

SAM offers francization for beginner and intermediate learners with one two-hour session a week, for 10 weeks. The cost to sign up is under $100. The organization also offers free tutoring (volunteer pairing), with one two-hour session a week (variable).

The Cowansville Coffee Shop also offers francization, with one two-hour session a week, for 10 weeks. The cost is $15 a session. This service is also available in Sutton.

Another option is the Mots en musique workshop (francization/literacy), which offers one two-hour session a week, for eight weeks. This service is free.

For more information, contact Sac à mots at or SERY (Solidarité ethnique régionale de la Yamaska) (see the Contact person section below).

L'éducation des adultes (ÉDA)

L’éducation des adultes en français de base (ÉDA) is a literacy organization in Farnham that is subsidized by the Ministère de l’Éducation. ÉDA offers free adult education services for people 16 and older.

Campus Brome-Missisquoi (CBM)

Campus Brome-Missisquoi (CBM) offers in-person and online francization courses. The campus is in Cowansville.

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