Learn French in Cannes


Learn French in Cannes

Learn French in Cannes at our beautiful French campus with onsite accommodation, a swimming pool, sports grounds and restaurant.

School

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Learn French in Cannes at our French school campus. The French campus in Cannes, otherwise known as the Carnot campus is classed as a historic monument. The building is just a mile and a half from the Croisette and the beaches. Students can choose to stay on campus in a shared room with full board accommodation. The seven and a half acre campus in Cannes accommodates up to 120 students. Students can also choose to stay with a French host family in Cannes, in a shared room with full board accommodation.

Facilities include:

  • classrooms,
  • accommodation
  • a swimming pool
  • a large self-service restaurant
  • sports grounds

Courses

Standard course

The standard course focuses on grammar work and the development of oral and written skills through entertaining and motivational learning activities. Our dynamic teaching approach based on an active learning process stimulates young students, encourages their interest in language and improves their knowledge of French culture.

Lessons per week 20 Duration 1-6 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 15
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 13

Intensive course

This course is as the standard course with 6 additional mini-group lessons per week of no more than 8 students. We work exclusively on oral skills in these mini-groups which encourage students to speak out. The course focuses on conversation and role-playing games. Students practice the grammar points they have worked on in the morning through these learning activities. Oral and written comprehension exercises invite them to reproduce, reformulate and engage in debate using a comparative, inter cultural approach.

Lessons per week 26 Duration 1-6 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 15 (8 in PM classes)
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 13

Private tuition

Students can book additional private lessons on top of their group course to further progress their French language skills or to prepare for an exam.

 

Accommodation

Host Family

The school takes great care in choosing it's host families and visit them regularly. All families live within the Cannes municipality. They do their best to place students within walking distance of the school. However some students will need to take the bus (max. journey time of 30 minutes), especially in summer.

  • Bedrooms :
    Accommodation in a shared room.
  • Maintenance :
    Bed linen is provided (but not towels) and changed weekly. Students are responsible for their rooms and should keep them reasonably clean and tidy.
  • Meals/Full board :
    Meals are taken with the family, except for lunch Monday to Friday which is taken at the school.
    The family will provide a picnic for weekend excursions.
  • Travelling to the school :
    On the first Monday the family will bring you to the school. After that you will need to get there on foot or by public transport (max. journey time of 30 minutes).
    Cannes has a very extensive bus network and all our families live near bus stops.

Carnot campus residence

Classed as a historic monument, this building is just a mile and a half from the Croisette and beaches and can house up to 120 students.
The seven and a half acre campus in the heart of Cannes includes: classrooms, accommodation, a swimming pool, a large self-service restaurant and sports grounds. French courses for teenagers are held on the premises. This is the ideal location for students to learn French in Cannes.

  • Bedrooms :
    Spacious and modern shared bedrooms. The bathroom (shower and WC) is shared between two bedrooms.
  • Maintenance :
    Bed linen is provided (but not towels) and changed weekly. Light cleaning is done each day and a thorough clean weekly. Students are responsible for their rooms and should keep them reasonably clean and tidy.
  • Meals / Full board :
    All meals are taken on campus, buffet style. On weekend excursions picnic meals are provided.
  • Free Shuttle Service (depending on our schedule) :
    • Every afternoon from 1.15 pm to 7.30 pm.
    • Tuesday or Wednesday evenings from 8.30 pm to 11.00 pm.
    • Saturdays and days before French public holidays from 9.30 am to 1.00 am.
    • Fridays from 8.30 pm to 1.00 am

Transfers

A two way transfer from and to Nice airport is inclusive of the programme.

Activities

Students are under supervision 24/7, except during the periods allowed by their permissions to go out.
Staff are always on hand to answer any questions, organise games, join in during the meals and overall be available to assist the students.

Excursions every week

  • One full-day excursion at the weekend (the Lérins Islands, Nice or a nautical theme park)
  • One half-day excursion during the week (Monaco, Antibes, Marineland, etc)

Afternoon activities

  • Sailing
  • Numerous organised sports (tournaments, themed activities, etc.)
  • A free shuttle service to the beach or town centre is available for students living on campus

Evening activities

  • A "barbecue" or themed meal
  • A dance evening on our premises
  • Activities: games, cabarets, shows

Activity Kiosk

Reservations made at the school at an extra charge:

  • Water skiing
  • tubing
  • mini-golf
  • go-karting
  • bowling
  • tree-top adventure circuits
  • paintball
  • laser quest…

Take part in these extramural activities in Cannes under the highest safety standards and at very competitive prices.

Supervision

Supervision

Students are supervised by the group organisers who are on the premises 24/7 and are all ready with help and information.

Parental Permission

All outings are strictly monitored by the staff and subject to parental permission.

13-15 years olds:

  • Students are automatically authorised to go out between 1.30 pm (end of lunch) and 7.30 pm (start of dinner). Students will not be allowed out after 7.30 pm.

16-17 years olds:

  • For students living on campus or in a residence, parents can give them permission to go out unaccompanied in the evenings under the following conditions :
    • One evening a week (Tuesdays or Wednesdays, depending on the center) until 11.00 pm
    • Fridays, Saturday evenings and days before a French public holiday until 1.00 am
  • Students living with host families can automatically go out alone under the following conditions :
    • Two evenings a week (Mondays and Wednesdays) until 11.00 pm
    • Fridays, Saturday evenings and days before a French public holiday until 1.00 am

Parents are advised immediately when these conditions are not respected and the school reserves the right to ground students if necessary.

Security

Night security staff guard the campus from 7.30 pm to 7.00 am. The group organisers always live on the premises.
A free shuttle service runs between the campus and the city centre or the beach.
The kiosk activities are overseen by qualified supervisors and comply with European safety standards.
All meals are prepared on the premises and conform to strict hygiene and safety standards (HACCP).

Dates & Prices

Dates & Prices: Learn French in Cannes

Dates & Prices

Summary

School size Large
Age: 13-17
Levels Beginner to Advanced
Dates: Beginning July to mid August
Accommodation
  • Host family
  • Campus residence
download Free WiFi