Minimum entry requirements
- Minimum age: 17
- French level: A1: Beginner /
- Length of study: From 1 week
- Lessons per week: 30
- Maximum class size: 12
- Typical student age: 18-60
Typical student mix:
58% European, 24% Far Eastern, 18% Middle Eastern
Dates and fees
- Course starts eachMon
Tuition fees: From 385.00 EUR
Tuition length options
- Our admin fee: 49 EUR
- Enrolment fee: 65.00 EUR
- Other expenses:
The focus of this French language course is on spoken and written French, in a friendly atmosphere. You will learn essential grammar points as well as concentrating on improving your communication skills. The course also includes developing your listening and reading skills.
There will be no lessons on the first Monday of your stay. Instead, in the morning, students have a briefing meeting and guided tour of the town. At the beginning of the afternoon you’ll take an oral and written French test so that you can be assigned to a class that suits your level.
The lessons will teach you general written and spoken French in an informal and friendly environment.
You’ll acquire the necessary grammar for each level and you will have the opportunity to work on your written and spoken language skills. The lessons also focus on written and oral comprehension which will involve students helping each other, (with tutor support). Use is also made of roles play methods with the aim of bringing the French you learn alive.
In the afternoon, the classes aims to develop students' oral comprehension and expression and give an insight into French culture and civilisation. Afternoon classes have a maximum of six students which ensures really good participation among all class members
These classes give real impetus to help you develop your practical French for everyday life. The classes include some role play as well as helping you develop 'automatic reflexes' when asked questions in French as well as helping you to improve your pronunciation skills.
Our partner school in Antibes on the Cote d' Azur uses various 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.
Part of the fun of learning French is being able to get under the skin of the wonderful Gallic culture. It not only helps you really enjoy your stay but more importantly it is a brilliant way of helping you rapidly improve your French almost without you knowing it.
Each week the school arranges excursions and activities for students to enjoy and take part in and there is a Programme Notice posted in the students’ common room.
Excursions to places like Grasse, the world centre for perfume or St Tropez and Monte Carlo home to the rich, glamorous, and famous are on offer as well as a host of other great places.
The school also offers a range of activities from Petanque to wine tasting to visits to local museums. All of which help you to discover the region and its attractions and wonderful culture.
Note: Some activities are complimentary while for others there is a small charge.