Published on 15/07/2015

Intensive French Course

  • Improve your general French in a balanced way, alternating oral and reading/writing skills
  • Complement the program with phonetics lesson and course units that take into account your objectives and your difficulties, to design a track that fits your needs and interests (French culture, DELF exam preparation, etc.).

 

Public: ages 16 and over

Duration: between 2 and 48 weeks

Schedule: from Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

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

Levels: a minimum of 6 levels, from beginner to advanced (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2)

Before their arrival at the Institute, students pass a free language test that assesses their skills. 

Description: this intensive course represents 21 teaching hours per week (28 lessons), with the following units:

  • 15 hours of language course (morning class) with two teachers
  • 1.5 hours of phonetics
  • 1.5 hours of tutorials oral and reading (methods to improove the competences)
  • 3 hours of cultural workshops (French civilization and culture, gastronomy, literature, arts, songs etc.) or French for specific purpose, action-based units (conversation, webzine, higher education counselling), or DELF/DALF exam preparation courses.

The Intensive Course programs are organized in accordance with our own curricula, based on our long experience. They are designed in compliance with the Common European Framework of Reference. In order to offer total immersion, classes frequently make reference to French culture and current affairs.

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

Complete beginners should start their course on the dates noted on the academic calendar.

Recommended starting dates for stays of 4 weeks or more :  check academic calendar.

The ADVANTAGES of the Institute

  • Access to the language resource center** for guided work sessions with the assistance of a teacher
  • Specific starting dates for complete beginners to ensure that their learning gets off to a good start
  • Individual guidance to help you transition to life in France
  • For every student: language teaching method* and exercise book**

* Textbooks are lent to students

**Free with the intensive course

Back-to-school dates


Every Monday :
  • Between Monday 8 January 2018 and Friday 14 December 2018
  • Between Monday 7 January 2019 and Friday 13 December 2019
Except :
  • Between Friday 14 December 2018 and Monday 7 January 2019
  • Monday 2 April 2018 postponed until Tuesday 3 April 2018
  • Monday 21 May 2018 postponed until Tuesday 22 May 2018
  • Monday 22 April 2019 postponed until Tuesday 23 April 2019
  • Monday 11 November 2019 postponed until Tuesday 12 November 2019

Fees :

  • 2 weeks : 590€
  • 3 weeks : 880€
  • 4 weeks : 1170€
  • 5 weeks : 1440€
  • 6 weeks : 1710€
  • 7 weeks : 1980€
  • 8 weeks : 2250€
  • 12 weeks : 3250€
  • 16 weeks : 4090€
  • 20 weeks : 4850€
  • 24 weeks : 5610€
  • 28 weeks : 6370€
  • 32 weeks : 7130€
  • 36 weeks : 9360€