Published on 15/07/2015

Discovery course - French language and culture

  • Combine French language learning with cultural discovery of the Loire Valley, a region that is famous for its natural and cultural heritage 
  • Practice your French through selected activities,
  • Complement your French course by registering for the cultural program.

 

Public: ages 16 and over

Duration: 2 or 4 weeks

Schedule: from Monday to Friday (except public holidays), with some cultural activities taking place on saturdays

Class size: 10 to 15 students per class (maximum 15 students)

Levels: a minimum of 6 levels, from beginner to advanced. To benefit fully from the cultural activities, it is advised to be a B1 level.

Before their arrival at the Institute, students are invited to take an online test to assess their skills. 

Description: the discovery course – French and cultural activities is composed of:

  • a standard 15 hour course OR an intensive 21hour course  - 28 lessons over 2 to 4 weeks
  • 15 hours of cultural activities over 2 weeks, including: one full day excursion, one half-day excursion, a cooking class and a wine workshop. 

For underage students, wine tasting is replaced by another activity.  Students staying 4 weeks get 2 culture packs, equivalent to 30 hours of activities

Course available ONLY between May 27 and  September 13  2019

The programs of our language programs are organized according to our own curricula and in compliance with the Common European Framework of Reference. To offer total immersion, classes frequently make reference to French culture and current affairs.

Assessment: students are regularly assessed in order to monitor their progress and to determine their change of level.

The ADVANTAGES of the Institute

  • Access to the language resource center for guided work sessions with the assistance of a teacher. A wide selection of French newspapers, books, movies and music is available at the library*
  • Personal guidance through the resource center and tutorials (intensive course)
  • For every student: a textbook* and an exercise book**

* Lent to the student, available for purchase

**Free with the standard and intensive courses



Discovery course - language and culture (15h)


Every Monday :
  • Between Monday 28 May 2018 and Friday 21 September 2018
  • Between Monday 27 May 2019 and Friday 13 September 2019
Except :
  • Between Friday 14 December 2018 and Monday 7 January 2019
  • 2 weeks : 560€
  • 4 weeks : 1120€

Discovery course - language and culture (21h)


Every Monday :
  • Between Monday 28 May 2018 and Friday 21 September 2018
  • Between Monday 27 May 2019 and Friday 13 September 2019
Except :
  • Between Friday 14 December 2018 and Monday 7 January 2019
  • 2 weeks : 730€
  • 4 weeks : 1410€