• We are people and planet oriented

    See our workshops and seminars

  • Based in Hong Kong, we train, inform, and then you do your own things

  • Our amazing clients-partners

    Some of our existing, past clients, and companies we have worked with.

    French for Corporate Communication

    The Community College of City University – Hong Kong

    French for Daily Life and Professional Purpose

    - Bank NATIXIS (HK)

    - Bank Société Générale (HK)

    - The University of Hong Kong – Space U

    - The Chinese University of Hong Kong

    - Hong Kong Shue Yan University

    - The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

    - Chu Hai College – Hong Kong

    Environment

    Clear The Air (NGO)

    – Motorwave Group

    – Tubemakers of Australia – former wastewater treatment company

    Wellness

    – Grand Sun Pte Ltd (Taiwan)

    Logistics

    – Global Intelligence Alliance (GIA) now M Brain

    – Room Interior Products

    – Cargo Services Far-East Ltd

    – IFB Int’l FreightBridge

    – Kuehne-Nagel (HK)

    – Panalpina (HK-China)

    Communication and Marketing

    - Motorwave Group

    - Clear The Air (NGO)

    - Sofinor (France)

    - Inotech (France)

    - Sodepac (France)

    Communication and Cross-cultural work

    - Prudential (USA)

    - Shepell fgi (USA)

  • French Language & Culture

    Since 2003

    Our Strength

    Our strength lies in teaching French in Hong Kong since 2003, within local universities and for private clients, individuals and corporations.

    For private clients, we first evaluate their objectives:

    - initiation, rudiments

    - more advanced

    - cultural elements

    We provide confidentiality if required, and propose a tailor made solution, to define a clear program and avoid waste of resources.

    An extensive list of clients since 2003

    We teach French from rudiments level A1 to advanced level C1, C2. We always adapt to your objectives and propose different steps, from simple exchanges of greetings and practical expressions to more advanced levels. You may need to deepen your knowledge of the language and the culture for professional reasons, in either case feel free to talk to us.

    Language & Culture

    For very advanced levels C1 & C2 including French in the media, conversation on social and current issues, debates, daily interaction, French for daily life, we propose :

    • French for business people
    • French for professional purposes
    • French for corporate communication
    • Aspects of French culture

    Testimonial : “Christian is a very good teacher who emphasizes fundamental skills. He always tries his best to tailor-make the courses to fit our needs and share with us the French culture.” Magdalen Tsang - A French Bank.

    We have an extensive client list and continue to offer one of the best training in practical French that Hong Kong has to offer.

    Get a quote for an estimate and we will propose a tailor made solution.

  • Our skills and services

    French language and culture classes

    We teach French, from rudiments level A1 to advanced levels C2.

    You prefer starting the easy way to exchange greetings and read practical expressions, or you need to improve your knowledge of the language and culture for professional reasons, feel free to talk to us.

    More on this page.

    Seminars for university students

    The 21st Century Dialogues - A suite of seminars and presentations on critical issues related to sustainable development and social justice in order to :

    – bring forth recent information on global trends

    – apply critical thinking

    – foster a constructive reflection on issues and solutions

    support worthy projects and access to adequate technologies and knowledge

    build networks of individuals and organizations dedicated to a livable present and future

    See more on past seminars...

    Presentation and public speaking workshops

    Initially designed for the young generation. Peak Communication started in 2011 to train teenagers and young adults for job and school interviews, public speaking and productive team work.

    Cross cultural training

    Our training aims at facilitating the integration of a person, a team or an organization into a different surrounding culture. It consists in recognizing and honoring the host culture without giving up one’s own. It is about adopting one more approach, see more than one possibility to better communicate with people, accomplish tasks, and resolve issues.

    Cross cultural training consists in building bridges between cultures.

    Since 2006, we provide cross-cultural training to organizations and individuals to either settle in Hong Kong or evolve comfortably in a French cultural environment. The training is provided by Peak Communication .

    Our list of past and existing partners include :

    Prudential (USA)

    – Shepell fgi (USA)

    – Brookfield Global Relocation Services (USA)

  • Seminars of the 21st Century Dialogues series

    Presentations made on demand for schools and universities

    Renewable energy in Hong Kong - obstacles and opportunities

    International Business School (France) – SMI program Semester of International Management - April 2017

    A 3 hour presentation with discussion. Delivered in Hong Kong.

    Coping with Climate Change and Promoting Sustainable Development in Hong Kong and Macau

    University of Macau (UMAC) - Moon Chun Memorial College - a seminar organized by the French Consulate. Oct 2016

    A panel discussion on sustainability work for students. Volunteering for the environment as a valuable path to professional experience.

    Hong Kong and the Mainland, One country, Two systems

    International Business School (France) – SMI program Semester of International Management - 2015-2016

    Challenges and opportunities. A 3 hour presentation with discussion. Delivered in Hong Kong.

    An evening in career investigation

    Discovery Bay International School - Sept 2015

    Replacing the "old" job search paradigm, by understanding the needs of the 21st century organization, knowing : "for whom" you want to work, the emphasis on soft skills, creative thinking, and responsibility. As jobs die, new ones keep appearing.

    Some presentations are available on demand

    Feel free to  contact us  for more information

    Consumerism, how did we get there ?

    School of Design of Polytechnic University (Hong Kong) MBA Program - from 2010 to 2015

    A 6 hour seminar with video clips, discussions, and group work in 4 parts covering : the birth of the mega corporations, the rise of consumerism in the West, and in China, the mediatized politics, and more recent trends : from corporation to cooperation.

    The growing problem of food safety in China.

    Early 21st Century sustainable development – Issues and Opportunities

    International Business School (France) – SMI program Semester of International Management 2013 - 2014

    A 3 hour presentation with discussion. Delivered in Hong Kong.

  • Cool Ideas For Everyone

    Interview in French by Benoit Foucher - on Career Change

    Interview en français par Benoit Foucher - www.benoitfoucher.com   - Sept 2014

    The Economics of Happiness

    Helena Norberg-Hodge, at Ted'x New Zealand 2011

    Article published in the South China Morning Post on 2nd June 2010

    further the US oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

    "Climate change is a political and energy issue."

    Listen to Jeremy Rifkin

    The TPP and the sovereignty of nations, the clash

    Air quality in Hong Kong 2008

    A Bloomberg interview of Christian Masset for the NGO Clear The Air on 12th Dec. 2008

    Air quality in Hong Kong 2004

    Star TV for Earth Day April 2004, Christian Masset for Clear The Air

  • Coastline Team

    Christian Masset

    Founder and trainer

    Founder, entrepreneur and trainer, lives in Hong Kong.

    Friends and supporters

    In Asia and Beyond

    They know Coastline, like it, and form our best advertising.

  • For workshops and seminars, please, send us a message, we reply fast.