Learn French in Annecy


Learn French in Annecy

French School

French school in Annecy

The French language school is Annecy is located 2 minutes from the town centre. The school shares it's building with a French school of management. Classrooms are spacious and well lit, each fitted with TV, DVD recorder, CD player and tape recorder. The building has free WIFI. There is an internet/computer room and students have free access to newspapers and magazines. Students are free to borrow books and DVDs.

There is no canteen at the school but there are vending machines with sandwiches. Microwaves are available to heat up meals and then students may sit down at a table to eat. There are restaurants and snack restaurants next to the school and the town centre is only a short walk away.

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French Courses

Standard course

This short term course is suitable for students that want a general French course focusing on the four key language skills: speaking, reading, writing and listening. Suitable for students with previous knowledge of French or complete beginners that have a short time to spend learning the language abroad.

Lessons per week 20 Duration 1-8 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 15
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

Intensive course

This course is as the standard course but with 20 extra French lessons per week. Ideal for students that want an Intensive short term course.

Lessons per week 40 Duration 1-8 weeks
Levels All levels except beginners & advanced Students per class Maximum 15
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

Combined courses

Students follow the Standard French course in Annecy, with an extra 4, 5, 6 or 8 private lessons each week. Students can choose how many private lessons to have depending on how intensive a course they desire. Perfect for students that want the diversity of a group course but would like a few private lessons to focus on a specific area of the language, topic or exam.

Lessons per week 20+4/6/8 or 10 Duration 1+ weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 15
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

French for Life course

This long term course is as the Standard French course in Annecy, France but for a longer duration. Particularly popular with Gap Year students, people on Career breaks or students that have a several months spare to learn French.

Lessons per week 20 Duration 8-50 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 15
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

Private tuition

Lessons can be tailored to the needs and requirements of the students, to a particular subject or focusing on a specific exam. Students can have private lessons on a 2 to 1 basis providing they are of a similar ability.

Lessons per week 10, 20 or 30 Duration 1-8 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class 1:1 or 2:1
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

French & Ski course

Please see French & Ski in Annecy, France for details.

Lessons per week 20 + 2 days skiing at weekends Duration 1-10 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 15
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

DELF preparation

Students can prepare for the DELF exam in the French for Life course as this course follows the curriculum for the DELF exam or students can choose to prepare for the DELF exam in private lessons. Please contact the office for details.

Accommodation

Host Family

This type of accommodation is ideal if the student wants to discover the French way of life and improve their conversation skills.

  • Facilities: single room with a bed, wardrobe, table or desk with a chair. The students share the bathroom and living area with the rest of the family.
  • Meals: Breakfast or half-board.Students can not use the kitchen to prepare meals.
  • Laundry: one load of laundry is included once a week.

All host families are located in the town centre or on the outskirts. They are all reachable walking, cycling or by bus within 10-30 minutes (depending on distance and means of transportation used).

Shared apartments

Must be booked per month, students want to stay for less than 1 month will still have to pay for the full month.

Students who want to have independence, live with other students and cater for themselves can stay in a shared apartment.

  • Facilities: Single bedroom furnished with bed, wardrobe, desk and chair.
  • Students share the kitchen & bathroom with other students. Crockery provided.

To encourage communication in French, we try to place students with different mother tongues in the same apartments.

'Romains' Student residence

Available year round - For students under 30 only.

Must be booked per month, students want to stay for less than 1 month will still have to pay for the full month

The residence is situated approximately 15 minutes by bus from the school . 'Romains' was completely renovated in 2012. It offers 64 rooms of 12m² with sink, shower, toilet; access to internet is possible at an extra charge.

Each room has: 1 desk + 1 chair, closet with shelves, closet, shower and sink. Rooms have their own bathroom with shower , toilet and washbasin.

The room is cleaned by the student, rooms are inspected regularly.

There is a shared kitchen on each floor and an adjoining room for dinning.

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'Evires' Student residence

Available in summer only

Must be booked per month, students want to stay for less than 1 month will still have to pay for the full month

The residence is situated approximately 25 minutes by bus from the school. There are 150 furnished rooms of 14m ². Each room has a bed, desk, chair, bookshelves, large closet, bathroom cabinet, and washbasin. Showers and toilets are upstairs, shared with 3 other rooms.

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'Les Marquisats' Students Residence

'Les Marquisats' residence is situated at approximately 20 minutes by bus from the school. There are 66 rooms, all have a bed, desk and wardrobe with a private bathroom.
There is the possibility to book single or double rooms.

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Transfer

Students can fly to Geneva or Lyon airport and then take a shuttle or taxi to their accommodation. On request the school can organise a taxi to pick students up from the airport.

Leisure

All year around students can participate in various cultural or sport activities organised by the school.

Example of the activities offered:

Spring - Summer

  • Hiking
  • Cheese tasting
  • Visit of Evian and Lac Léman
  • Cooking lessons
  • Picnic around the Lac d'Annecy
  • Visit of Lyon and Cité de Pérouges
  • Visit of Geneva + U.N
  • Theatre

Autumn - Winter

  • Ski trips
  • Cooking lessons
  • Snowshoeing
  • Visit of Chamonix
  • Theatre
  • Visit of Lyon and Cité de Pérouges
  • Visit of Geneva + U.N
  • Picnic around the Lac d'Annecy

2018 Course Prices

FRENCH COURSES

1 lesson = 45 minutes  /  Minimum age = 18                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

ADMINISTRATION FEE: € 50.00

Week(s) STANDARD COURSE 

20 lessons per week / Max. 15 per class

INTENSIVE COURSE 

40 lessons per week/ Max. 15 per class

1 € 240.00 € 390.00
2 € 470.00 € 780.00
3 € 700.00 € 1125.00
4 € 798.00 € 1440.00
6 € 1197.00 € 2160.00
8 € 1500.00 € 2855.00
12 € 2196.00 € 3960.00
16 € 2880.00 € 5280.00
20 € 3600.00 € 6600.00
24 € 4230.00 € 7920.00
36 € 6075.00 € 11880.00
48 € 7920.00 € 15840.00
50 € 8250.00 € 16500.00
COMBINED COURSES
20 + 4 lessons 20 + 6 lessons 20 + 8 lessons 20 + 10 lessons
€ 480.00 € 600.00 € 720.00 € 840.00
PRIVATE LESSONS
2 lessons
€ 120
FRENCH & SKI COURSE Click for dates & prices.

2018 Accommodation Prices

ACCOMMODATION

Sunday to Saturday

Week(s) HOST FAMILY / SINGLE ROOM

 

BREAKFAST HALF BOARD
1 € 290.00 € 330.00
2 € 385.00 € 512.00
3 € 462.00 € 649.00
4 € 561.00 € 781.00
6 € 842.00 € 1172.00
8 € 1124.00 € 1564.00
12 € 1405.00 € 2234.00
16 € 1890.00 € 2946.00
20 € 2402.00 € 3658.00
24 € 2914.00 € 4370.00
36 € 4450.00 € 6506.00
48 € 5986.00 € 8642.00
50 € 6242.00 € 8998.00
extra night € 28.00 € 37.00
SHARED APARTMENTS / SINGLE ROOM / SELF-CATERING € 600.00 per calendar month Only bookable on a monthly basis.
'ROMAINS' STUDENT RESIDENCE 'EVIRES' STUDENT RESIDENCE 'LES MARQUISATS' STUDENT RESIDENCE
All year round Summer only Summer only
SINGLE ROOM € 450.00 per month € 450.00 per month € 500.00 per month
DOUBLE ROOM - - € 350.00 per month
Residences can only be booked for per calendar month. If a student books for less than a calendar month, they will have to pay the whole months rent.
ACCOMMODATION BOOKING FEE   € 40.00 per booking (€ 70 for bookings of more than 4 weeks)
TRANSFER SERVICE     ARRIVAL AND/OR DEPARTURE
GENEVA AIRPORT / ONE WAY € 125.00
LYON AIRPORT / ONE WAY € 145.00

2018 Dates

STANDARD, INTENSIVE & COMBINED COURSES: Non-beginners can start on any Monday through out the year. Beginners must start on the dates shown in RED.
JANUARY 8 15 22 29
FEBRUARY 5 12 19 26
MARCH 5 12 19 26
APRIL 3 9 16 23 30
MAY 7 14 21 28
JUNE 4 11 18 25
JULY 2 9 16 23 30
AUGUST 6 13 20 27
SEPTEMBER 3 10 17 24
OCTOBER 1 8 15 22 29
NOVEMBER 5 12 19 26
DECEMBER 3 10
PRIVATE TUITION ANY MONDAY
FRENCH & SKI COURSE 3 JANUARY - 6 MARCH (AS ABOVE)
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 1st-5th January, 2nd April, 1st, 8th, 10th & 21st May, 15th August & 1st November.Lessons lost due to public holidays are made up during the week. Christmas break: 24th December 2018 to 4th January 2019. 

Summary

School size Medium
Minimum age 18
Levels Beginner to Advanced
Special courses

French & Ski course

Accommodation
  • Host family
  • Summer Residence 
  • Shared apartment
download Free WiFi