Learn French in Lyon


Learn French in Lyon

French School

French school in Lyon

The school offers a wide variety of French courses in Lyon and is located in the city centre of Lyon second largest city in France. In the heart of the city, our school offers a harmonious and convivial environment for French language courses, a stone’s throw from the historical centre of Lyon on one side and the business district on the other, at the crossroads of numerous choices of public transport, in a stylish and lively neighbourhood.

Facilities include 14 fully equipped classrooms, a student’s room equipped with PCs for use by the students, Wi-Fi Internet connection, and a book and Video/DVD library service. All French teachers are native speakers of French and are fully qualified to teach French as a foreign language.

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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 15 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 10 students per class. Ideal for students that want an Intensive short term course.

Lessons per week 25 Duration 1-12 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 12
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

Combined courses

Students follow the Standard or Intensive French courses in Lyon, France and have an extra 5 or 10 private lessons each week 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 15+5, 15+10, 25+5 or 25+10 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 or Intensive French courses in Lyon, 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 15 or 25 Duration 12-52 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 12
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 30 Duration 1-12 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class 1:1 or 2:1
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

French for beginners course

An intensive 2 week course of 25 French lessons a week specifically for students that are complete beginners at learning French.

Lessons per week 25 Duration 2 weeks
Levels Beginners only Students per class Maximum 12
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

DELF/DALF preparation course

In addition to the Standard course in the mornings, students will receive 5 private lessons per week focusing on preparation for the DELF/DALF exam. These lessons are the best way for you to prepare your DELF/DALF exams, the only official and international qualification certifying your level of French.

Lessons per week 15+5 Duration 1+ weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 12
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

French & Cuisine course

Students follow the standard French course of 15 lessons per week combined with a cookery programme. Discover traditional recipes of Cuisine Lyonnaise, and more general French gastronomy in a practical workshop with demonstration and tasting. A diverse programme of visits based around cuisine and gastronomy, which allow students to discover French cooking traditions and the world-renowned Lyonnaise specialities. Lunch or dinner in typical restaurants in Lyon.

Lessons per week 15 + 5 Duration 1 or 2 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 12
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

French & Culture course

Students follow the standard French course of 15 lessons per week with 5 cultural lessons. The cultural programme is designed to help students discover French history and culture while encouraging them to practice and speak French in a uniquely French context.

Lessons per week 15 + 5 Duration 1 or 2 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 12
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 18

Accommodation

Host Family

This accommodation option suits students who want to immerse in everyday French life and tradition, and enjoy family atmosphere and meals. Families are also selected on the basis of their hospitality and positive feedback from students. Although you will have your own keys to come and go as you please, you will have to respect some rules and schedules, especially for mealtimes.

This option is offered as single room, B&B or Half-board.

Residences

Please contact the office for details.

Transfer

A transfer service from Lyon airport to your accommodation is available at an extra cost. Alternatively we can provide you with advice on travel.

Leisure

The French school is here to inform and guide students so they can make the most of their time in Lyon. Every one of our French courses in Lyon offers activities relating to French culture and living in France. All aspects of everyday French life are dealt with in vocabulary classes and practical activities. Lyon is, culturally, a very active city throughout the entire year. Up to date information (leaflets, brochures, posters, etc.) about shows, concerts, exhibitions, theatre, cinema etc. can be found throughout the school with staff on hand to provide further information. In the afternoons and evenings the school offers a variety of regular activities including, but not limited to the following:

  • Guided tours of Lyon
  • Museums
  • Food tasting
  • Cooking workshop
  • Picnics
  • Concerts

2018 Course Prices

FRENCH COURSES

1 lesson = 45 minutes  /  Minimum age = 18                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

ADMINISTRATION FEE: € 50.00

Week (s) STANDARD COURSE 

15 lessons per week / Max. 12 per class

INTENSIVE COURSE 

25 lessons per week/ Max. 12 per class

1 € 150.00 € 225.00
2 € 300.00 € 450.00
3 € 450.00 € 675.00
4 € 600.00 € 900.00
6 € 900.00 € 1350.0
8 € 1200.00 € 1720.00
12 € 1800.00 € 2580.00
16 € 2240.00 € 3200.00
20 € 2800.0 € 4000.00
24 € 3360.00 € 4800.00
extra weeks € 125.00 € 195.00
COMBINED COURSE (per week)
15 group + 5 private 15 group + 10 private 25 group + 5 private 25 group + 10 private
€ 350.00 € 565.00 € 415.00 € 630.00
DELF & DALF PREPARATION COURSE 

15  group + 5 private lessons per week / Max. 12 per class

1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks extra weeks
€ 345.00 € 690.00 € 1035.00 € 325.00
FRENCH & CUISINE
1 week 2 weeks
€ 285.00 € 570.00
FRENCH & CULTURE
1 week 2 weeks
€ 285.00 € 570.00
PRIVATE TUITION
5 lessons 10 lessons 15 lessons 20 lessons
€ 225.00 € 440.00 € 645.00 € 830.00
25 lessons 30 lessons 35 lessons 40 lessons
€ 1050.00 € 1230.00 € 1435.00 € 1640.00
ENROLMENT FEE € 55.00 per person

2018 Accommodation Prices

ACCOMMODATION

Sunday to Saturday

HOST FAMILY / SINGLE ROOM
Week (s) Breakfast Half board
1 € 140.00 € 200.00
2 € 280.00 € 400.00
3 € 420.00 € 600.00
4 € 560.00 € 800.00
6 € 840.00 € 1200.00
8 € 1080.00 € 1560.00
12 € 1620.00 € 2340.00
16 € 2080.00 € 3040.00
20 € 2600.00 € 3800.00
24 € 3120.00 € 4560.00
extra weeks € 125.00 € 185.00
STUDENT RESIDENCES       Please contact the office for prices.
ACCOMMODATION BOOKING FEE  € 60.00 per person
TRANSFER SERVICE     ARRIVAL AND/OR DEPARTURE  ONE WAY
LYON AIRPORT € 75.00
 

2018 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.
 JANUARY  8 15 22 29  
FEBRUARY 5 12 19 26
 MARCH 5 12 19 26  
APRIL 2 9 16 23 30
MAY 1 8 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 CULTURE / CUISINE COURSE 15th January, 12th March, 14th May, 11th June, 16th July, 10th September, 8th October and 3rd December.
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2nd April, 1st, 10th & 21st  May, 15th August and 1st November. Christmas break: 21st December 2018 to 7th January 2019.

Lessons lost on these public holidays will not be made up or refunded but the school will arrange an excursion on these days instead. 

Summary

School size Medium
Minimum age 18
Levels Beginner to Advanced
Exams

DELF

Accommodation
  • Host family
  • Hotel Residence
download Free WiFi