Learn French in Antibes


Learn French in Antibes

French School

Learn French in Antibes - French school in Antibes

French school 'Le Chateau' in AntibesThe French school in Antibes, ‘Le Château’ is a stunning Provencal building set in quiet surroundings adjacent to the town centre and the student residences. The classrooms are well-lit and fitted with modern teaching facilities. The Château’s open-air terrace offers exceptional views over Antibe’s port and the Baie des Anges. Facilities include 22 indoor classrooms and 4 outdoor classes, a self-service restaurant and a library. There is Wi-Fi access and Internet at the school and students can use the snack and beverage vending machines during breaks.

During Easter and the Summer when the school is at its busiest classes are also held at the ‘Port School’. Le Port school is ideally located at the centre of the pedestrian precinct in Antibes old town, 30 minutes from the Port. This handy district offers a good choice of shops, restaurants and bars. Facilities include 7 classrooms, a small internet café and drinks vending machines.

French Courses

French languages courses in Antibes

Administration fee: € 60.00 on all 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 1-12 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 12
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

Intensive course

This course is as the standard course but with 10 extra French lessons per week of no more than 6 students per class. Ideal for students that want an Intensive short term course.

Lessons per week 30 Duration 1-12 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 12
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

Combined courses

Combined course A is as the standard course with an extra 4 private lessons per week. Combined course B is as the Intensive course with 4 extra private lessons. 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 or 20+4 Duration 1-12 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 12
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

French for Life course

This long term course is as the Standard French course or Intensive French course in Antibes, 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 or 3 Duration 12-52 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 12
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

Mini group for 30+ course

This course is as the standard course but specifically for students aged 30+ in smaller groups of no more than 6 students.

Lessons per week 20 Duration 1-12 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 6
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 30

French for 50+ course

This course is as the standard course but specifically for students aged 50+ who want to improve their French while discovering the art, culture, gastronomy and the landscapes of the Côte d’Azur. Includes 4 half day excursions and one full day excursion at the weekend. Fore more information please see: French for 50+ course: Antibes.

Lessons per week 20 Duration 2 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 12
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 50

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 20 or 30 Duration 1-12 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class 1:1 or 2:1
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

 DELF preparation course

The DELF preparation course has been specially designed to prepare students for the DELF exam. Students can choose from 20 or 30 lessons per week dedicated to DELF preparation.

Lessons per week 20 or 30 Duration 4, 6, 8, 12 or 16 weeks
Levels TestDaf Students per class Maximum 12
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

French for families course

During school breaks this language programme offers courses and various activities for parents and juniors sharing accommodation. The whole family can use the accommodation even if only one family member is following a French course.

For more details please see:  French for families course in Antibes

Accommodation

Host Family

Host families are situated within Antibes/Juan-les-Pins or Golfe-Juan, as close as possible to the school so that you can get there on foot. However, you may have to take the bus to school (maximum 30 min).The school knows all the families and visit them regularly. They are happy to share their everyday lives with you and make you feel at home.

Students may choose a single room or a double room with bed & breakfast only or with half board. Note that students may enjoy full board by booking weekend lunches with their family and taking weekdays lunches at the school self-service restaurant. If the student has to share a room, we will do our best to place him/her with another student of similar age whose first language is not his/her own.

Residences

'Castel Arabel' residence

The residence consists of 50 bedrooms and studio apartments and is located in a quiet area 750 yards from the beaches of Juan les Pins.
It has a terrace, television room and small swimming pool.

Students can book a student room, standard room or a studio.

Castel Arabel  Castel Arabel room

'Aragon' residence

This Aragon residence consists of 28 completely new studio apartments in a very quiet location near the Castel Arabel, a few minutes’ walk from the shops, beaches, restaurants and discos. You’ll be able to enjoy the pleasant gardens surrounding the residence.

Studios only are available at the Aragon residence.

Résidence Aragon terrasse Aragon residence

'Villa Nador' residence (Summer only)

Villa Nador is situated inn the down town area between Antibes and Juan les Pins, close to the centre, shops and public transport.
It offers 44 individual studio flats equipped with bathrooms and kitchenettes.

Standard rooms only are available at the Aragon residence.

Transfer

A transfer can be arranged to take students from Nice Airport or Antibes train station to their accommodation in Antibes at an extra cost. Alternatively we can advice students of the best method of travel.

TRANSFER SERVICE     ARRIVAL AND/OR DEPARTURE
NICE AIRPORT / ONE WAY: ON SATURDAY OR SUNDAY € 50.00
NICE AIRPORT / ONE WAY: ON SATURDAY OR SUNDAY € 15.00
ANTIBES STATION / ONE WAY: DURING THE WEEK € 80.00
ANTIBES STATION / ONE WAY: DURING THE WEEK € 25.00

Leisure

Cultural & leisure activities

The school offers a varied programme of activities and excursions to further develop the students’ French language skills.

Example of the activities/excursions offered:

  • French films
  • Barbeque evening
  • Sporting activities
  • Theme nights eg. Mexican night
  • Day trip to Iles de Lerins
  • Marineland – Dolphine Patk
  • Excursions to Nice, Cannes or Monaco.

Course Prices

FRENCH COURSES

1 lesson = 45 minutes  /  Minimum age = 18                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

ADMINISTRATION FEE: € 60.00

Week (s) STANDARD COURSE 

20 lessons per week / Max. 12 per class

INTENSIVE COURSE 

30 lessons per week/ Max. 12 per class

1 € 269.00 € 395.00
2 € 498.00 € 750.00
3 € 747.00 € 1125.00
4 € 996.00 € 1500.00
6 € 1110.00 € 1650.00
8 € 1480.00 € 2200.00
12 € 2220.00 € 3300.00
16 € 2960.00 € 4400.00
20 € 3700.00 € 5500.00
24 € 4440.00 € 6600.00
extra weeks € 185.00 € 275.00
Week (s) COMBINED COURSE 

20 group + 4 private per week / Max. 12 per class

MINI GROUP FOR 30+ 

20 lessons per week/ Max. 6 per class

1 € 465.00 € 518.00
2 € 890.00 € 996.00
3 €1335.00 € 1494.00
4 € 1780.00 € 1992.00
6 € 2286.00 €2220.00
8 € 3048.00 € 2960.00
extra weeks € 381.00 € 370.00
Week (s) DELF PREPARATION COURSE 

30 lessons per week / Max. 12 per class

6 € 1650.00
8 € 2200.00
12 € 3300.00
16 € 4400.00

FRENCH FOR 50+ COURSE

20 lessons per week + Activities / Max. 12 per class

(Prices per week) Single studio / Half board Double studio / Half board
6th Feb- 19th Feb € 820.00 € 715.00
24th Apr - 7th May € 890.00 € 750.00
8th May - 21st May € 890.00 € 750.00
22nd May  - 4th June € 1350.00 € 980.00
7th Aug- 20th Aug € 1350.00 € 980.00
16th Oct - 29th Oct € 820.00 € 715.00
Dates in red - beginners start dates
PRIVATE TUITION  FRENCH FOR FAMILIES COURSE
€ 49 per lesson Click for dates & prices.
Registration fee € 50.00 per person

Accommodation Prices

ACCOMMODATION

Sunday to Saturday

Week (s) HOST FAMILY / BREAKFAST
Single room Shared/Double room
1 € 245.00 € 181.00
2 € 490.00 € 362.00
3 € 735.00 € 543.00
4 € 980.00 € 724.00
6 € 1470.00 € 1086.00
8 € 1960.00 € 1448.00
12 € 2940.00 € 2172.00
16 € 3920.00 € 2896.00
20 € 4900.00 € 3620.00
24 € 5880.00 € 4344.00
extra weeks € 245.00 € 181.00
Host family accommodation includes a two way transfer between 6:30 am and 9:00 pm

SUPPLEMENTS FOR ACCOMMODATION

HALF BOARD IN HOST FAMILY € 45.00 per week
WEEKEND LUNCHES IN HOST FAMILY € 17.00 per weekend
GLUTEN FREE DIET IN HOST FAMILY € 20.00 per week
LUNCHES FROM MONDAY TO FRIDAY (SELF SERVICE RESTAURANT AT THE SCHOOL) € 8.00-10.00 / meal
ARAGON RESIDENCE
SEASONS 

LOW

01/01 - 02/04 & 25/09 - 31/12

MEDIUM

03/04 - 02/07 & 21/08 - 24/09

HIGH

03/07 - 20/08

SINGLE STUDIO € 280.00 € 420.00 € 740.00
SHARED / DOUBLE STUDIO € 140.00 € 210.00 € 370.00
Long-term discount of 15% on stays of 5 weeks or more in Low and Medium Season.
ACCOMMODATION BOOKING FEE  € 55.00 per person
 TRANSFER SERVICE     ARRIVAL AND/OR DEPARTURE
NICE AIRPORT / ONE WAY: ON SATURDAY OR SUNDAY € 50.00
NICE AIRPORT / ONE WAY: ON SATURDAY OR SUNDAY € 15.00
NICE AIRPORT / ONE WAY: DURING THE WEEK € 80.00
NICE AIRPORT / ONE WAY: DURING THE WEEK € 25.00

2022 Dates

2022 Course Start Dates

STANDARD, INTENSIVE & COMBINED COURSE : Non-beginners can start on any Monday through out the year.

Beginners must start on the dates shown in RED.   Dates with a * are a Tuesday start date due to a public holiday on the Monday.

JAN 3 10 17 24 31
FEB 7 14 21 28
 MAR 7 14 21 28
APR 4 11 18 25
MAY 2 9 16 23 30
JUN 6 13 20 27  
JUL 4 11 18 25  
AUG 1 8 15 22 29
SEP 5 12 19 26
OCT 3 10 17 24 31
NOV 7 14 21 28  
DEC 5 12  
PRIVATE TUITION ANY MONDAY
MINI GROUP FOR 30+ COURSE Please contact the office for details.
FRENCH FOR 50+ COURSE 10th February, 28th April, 12th May, 26th May, 11th August & 20th October
FRENCH FOR FAMILIES COURSE Click here for dates & prices.
DELF PREPARATION COURSE
ARRIVAL DATES MINIMUM LEVEL
16 WEEKS 31/01, 07/03, 11/04, 09/05, 27/06 01/08 & 22/08 BEGINNER
12 WEEKS 03/01, 28/02, 04/04, 09/05, 06/06, 25/07, 29/08 & 19/09 BEGINNER
8 WEEKS 31/01, 28/03, 02/05, 06/06, 04/07, 22/08, 26/09 & 17/10 A1 LEVEL
6 WEEKS 10/01, 14/02, 1/04, 16/05, 20/06, 18/07, 05/09, 10/10 & 17/10 A1 LEVEL

A2 LEVEL

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 18th April, 26th May, 6th June, 14th July, 15th August and 1st & 11th November. Lessons lost on these public holidays will not be made up or refunded. 

Christmas break: 16th December 2022 to 2nd January 2023.

 

2020 Course Start Dates

STANDARD, INTENSIVE & COMBINED COURSE : Non-beginners can start on any Monday through out the year.

Beginners must start on the dates shown in RED.   Dates with a * are a Tuesday start date due to a public holiday on the Monday.

JAN 6 13 20 27  
FEB 3 10 17 24
 MAR 2 9 16 23 30
APR 6 13 20 27
MAY 4 11 18 25
JUN 1 8 15 22 29
JUL 6 13 20  27
AUG 3 10 17 24 31
SEP 7 14 21 28
OCT 5 12 19 26
NOV 2 9 16 23 30
DEC 7 14  
PRIVATE TUITION ANY MONDAY
MINI GROUP FOR 30+ COURSE Please contact the office for details.
FRENCH FOR 50+ COURSE 10th February, 27th April, 11th May, 25th May, 10th August & 19th October
FRENCH FOR FAMILIES COURSE Click here for dates & prices.
DELF PREPARATION COURSE
ARRIVAL DATES MINIMUM LEVEL
16 WEEKS To be advised for 2020. BEGINNER
12 WEEKS BEGINNER
8 WEEKS A1 LEVEL
6 WEEKS A1 LEVEL

A2 LEVEL

4 WEEKS A2 LEVEL

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