Program Details

Special Offers 2013: - 15% discount off tuition cost for 90 days early booking. - 10% off lodging for 8+ weeks stay in Flat share. - 15% off tuition cost for registration completion before January 1st for Spring start dates - 15% off tu
Location:
Biarritz, France; Paris, France; Montpellier, France; Nice, France
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Rolling Starts, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Semester, Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:
Our group instructed French courses takes place in classes of 4-10 people maximum. Teachers are specially trained and hold a degree to teach French as a foreign language. They apply the direct interactive method which means French is taught with no use of the students' mother tongue. A wide variety of authentic documents obtained from newspapers. TV news and documentaries, as well as manuals and tapes specialised in learning French as a foreign language are used in the class. Our courses start year round every Monday for all levels. However, complete beginners may apply programs not indicated with a required level. Language Programs: * French Super Standard Group instructed 20 lessons per week of French Language and Culture from Monday to Friday. Systematic acquisition of skills, covering all aspects of the language ; broadening of grammar structure and vocabulary; intensive training in oral and written expressions; study of French culture and civilisation. It is recommended for students who wish to combine language learning with a real life experience of the French culture, thus, it allows enough time for students to get fully acquainted to the city and the French cultures surrounding it. Classes challenge students apply their knowledge of theory by means of various methods ranging from situation and role-playing activities to debates about current issues. Levels: Upper Basic * French Intensive Plus Group instructed 30 lessons per week of French Language and Culture from Monday to Friday. The Intensive Course offers in addition to the Standard Course, 10 lessons of intensive oral communication and a deeper insight into French culture and civilisation. Designed for people with little time and the need to practice even more in little time, thus, the courses encourages quick progress in French communication. In Nice, this group instructed class is given as 25 hours per week. * Individual (One to One) French Individual are course followed by one person, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, or 40 hours/week. Tailor-made private classes for highly motivated persons who need to advance rapidly in a specific area of study but in little available time. You decide how many classes you want and what you wish to study. These courses aim at providing students with a further spoken and written language practice while exploring a specific field. At the beginning of the course you will fill in a questionnaire. This will enable your teacher to match your specific needs and offer you a tailored course in general French or specialized topics (e.g. business, hotelier, tourism, secretary, exam preparation). This course is also ideal for absolute beginners. These courses are programmed according to the students' specific requests including different professional and cultural themes if requested. The French teacher customizes the program and focuses on your specific needs, strengths and learning speed. Students are welcome to bring any kind of documentation they may need to work on. Mostly, professionals often choose this course so as to learn the special French language needed for their job: science research, marketing, asset management. Focus Programs: * Business Intensive French 20 Standard French lessons per week + 10 lessons Business French. This course offers in conjunction with the Standard Course the acquisition of special business vocabulary and business expression in a wide range of common topics In Paris, this program does NOT include Standard French. It only focuses on Business topics. This class is held for 3 days per week at 1 hour each of those days. Essential communication skills in business : job interview, telephone conversation, bargaining, writing résumé and reports, attending meetings, etc. Level: Intermediate * DELF/ DALF Exam Preparation These exams are required for whoever wants to apply for a French university. They are made of 6 units (A1 to A6), the DELF (diplôme élémentaire de langue française), is accessible with a basic knowledge. As for the DALF (diplôme avancé de langue française), it requires several weeks of intensive training.The DELF /DALF exam preparation takes place in the Super Standard Course (20 lessons/week) and Intensive Plus Course (30 lessons/week), as well as, Standard Plus Course, where the 6 Private classes focuses on the exam preparation. These courses cover all aspects of the exam. Exam candidates will also participate in special workshops and will receive a comprehensive folder including original exam papers. A teacher specialized in the DELF/DALF exam is at your disposal for any queries regarding the exam.

Special Offers 2013: - 15% discount off tuition cost for 90 days early booking. - 10% off lodging for 8+ weeks stay in Flat share. - 15% off tuition cost for registration completion before January 1st for Spring start dates - 15% off tuition cost for registration completion before April 1st for Summer start dates

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