Avoiding Gaffes in English Conversation

Avoid offending people or being misunderstood when speaking English.


overall satisfaction for this course

?Average calculated from scores obtained from 70 participants who took this course.
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  • Duration 1 day
  • Regular fee 510
  • Preferential fee 460?
  • Locations
    • Virtual Classroom
    • Montreal


To provide the knowledge and skills required to recognize errors and expressions to avoid in daily English conversation.

Targeted audience

Any French-speaking audience.



Training Details


  • Expressions to avoid in various daily situations (speaking to people, thanking someone, expressing disagreement, telephone calls, etc.)
  • Words and expressions that are easily confused
  • Errors that may offend or amuse people
  • Understanding the real application of words: beyond simple definitions
  • Cultural differences and their impact on social interaction
  • Practical exercises

Customer Testimonials

Very useful for Francophones to avoid traps of English language.

Robert M. / Comptable, Centre d'accueil le Portage

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*Unless stated otherwise, all sessions are in French.
  • Virtual Classroom

    October 2 2020

  • Montreal

    October 13 2020

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