Minimum entry requirements
- Minimum age: 50
- French level: A2: Elementary /
- Length of study: From 1 week
- Lessons per week: 20
- Maximum class size: 12
- Typical student age: 50-90
Typical student mix:
66% European, 19% Far Eastern, 15% Middle Eastern
Dates and fees
- Start dates:
Tuition fees: From 795.00 EUR
Tuition length options
- Our admin fee: 49 EUR
- Enrolment fee: 70.00 EUR
- Other expenses:
The aim of the French classes is to help you with your spoken and listening French in an informal and friendly environment.
The lessons also focus on written and oral comprehension which will involve students helping each other, (with tutor support). Use is also made of role play methods with the aim of bringing the French you learn alive.
The school uses innovative teaching materials to help ensure that classes are interesting and stimulating including the use of cartoons, articles, videos etc. The teaching manuals and teaching materials that you use during your stay have been tailor made by the school's teaching department.
Activities and Excursions
In the afternoon it is fun time!! There are a range of activities and excursions included in the price, that help you immerse yourself into French culture and life and allow you to use your French, be it listening, understanding, reading or speaking.
The four half days of activities or visits per week can include the following:
- Visits to the Picasso Museum, Saint-Paul de Vence,
- Excursion to Cannes,
- Wine tasting
- Provencal cooking lesson
- Theatre evening
- Aperitif appreciation evening - always enjoyable ! Warning - some students may not pitch up for classes in the morning !
- One full day outing at the weekend (visit to Nice or snowshoe trekking in Valberg)
|Note: This is a sample programme only. Activities and excursions subject to change.|
|07:30 to 08:45||Breakfast|
|Morning sessions: 09:00 to 12:20||Arrivals / settling in||Welcome / language test / lessons 1-4||Lessons 5-8||Lessons 9-12||Lessons 13-16||Lessons 17-20||Full day excursion to Nice|
|12:20 to 13:50||Lunch|
|Afternoon sessions: 14:00 to 18:00||Arrivals / settling in||Walking tour of Antibes||Game of petanque||Provencal cookery lesson||Visit to Grasse perfumery||Wine tasting at Chateau du Bellet||Walking tour and museum visit|
|19:00 to 20:00||Dinner|
|Evening activities: 20:00 to 23:30||At leisure||At leisure||At leisure||Theatre visit||At leisure||At leisure||At leisure|