Learn French in Nice


Learn French in Nice

Learn French in Nice

French School

French school in Nice

The French school is located in the heart of the city, close to the the train station and a 15 minutes walk to the beach. The school is set in two completely renovated buildings from the turn of the 20th Century with air conditioned classrooms, a computer room and a cafeteria. Students can be accommodated in the same building as the school in single and double rooms over 3 different floors. A private garden planted with palm trees and flowers brings an exceptional atmosphere to the school.

Facilities include:

11 air conditioned classrooms with audio-visual equipment, a computer room with 12 computers and a free cyber space with 8 computers. There are drink/snack vending machines for students during break. Students can also enjoy WiFi in the Private garden.

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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 12
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 16

Intensive course

This course is as the standard course but with 10 extra French lessons per week. Ideal for students that want an Intensive short term course.

Lessons per week 30 Duration 1-8 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 12
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 16

Combined courses

Students follow the Standard French course in Nice, 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 20+5 or 20+10 Duration 1-8 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 12
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 16

French for 50+ course

This French course of 20 lessons per week is specifically for students 50 or over, who want to learn French with people of a similar age.

For more information, please see 'French for 50+ course: Nice'.

Lessons per week 20 Duration 1 or 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 10 , 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 16

DELF preparation course

This course is to be taken alongside the Standard French course in Nice. The course is 10 lessons a week dedicated to preparation for the DELF exam.

Lessons per week 10 Duration 2, 3 or 4 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 12
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 16

Accommodation

Host Family

Choosing to stay with a host family is the best way to discover a different lifestyle and to get regular practice of a foreign language in a friendly atmosphere. The school very carefully select it’s French host families. To help you integrate into your French host family and to quickly establish a friendly relationship with them, we try to take your age, profession, hobbies and interests into consideration.

Students can choose to stay in a Single room (double room on request) on a Breakfast or half board (breakfast + evening meal) basis. Most host families live within a 30 minute walk from school. Those living a little further can be accessed by bus or tramway.

Campus Residence

The Campus Residence is situated within the premises of the French school and provides 21 recently renovated light and spacious rooms. On each floor, you will find a TV, a telephone and a large fully equipped communal kitchen to prepare your own meals and meet other residents in congenial surroundings. It goes without saying that this arrangement can only work if the essential rules of community life are respected. The ‘Campus Central’ Residence provides all that is needed for the daily upkeep of the kitchen and your own room. Your own personal washing can be done at the local launderette.

All the rooms, single or double, have their own shower and toilet. The surface area varies between 15 and 22 m2 and entirely meet the modern requirements of comfort and convenience. Tastefully decorated, they also provide good storage space and a functional work environment.

Campus Residence- Typical double room Campus Residence- Typical single room
Campus Residence- Kitchen & communal area Campus Residence- View from Residence

Transfer

We can arrange a transfer for students at an extra cost from Nice (NCE) airport or train station to take them to their accommodation. Alternatively students can get a taxi to their accommodation. We are happy to advice you of the best travel options.

Leisure

The school strongly believes that whilst students work hard on their French courses in Nice they also need time to relax. A complete range of cultural, sporting and social activities are organised for students and teachers alike. This way students are encouraged to put their new language skills into practice and speak French whilst taking part in leisure activities. This programme is an integral part of the language learning experience – an experience that goes far beyond the classroom.

Example of French Social activities:

  • Visit to Eze Village
  • Cannes Film Festival
  • Monaco Sea World
  • Palace Plazza
  • Antibes: Old town & Picasso Museum
  • Cannes: Isles de Lerins
  • Swimming
  • Scuba diving
  • Sailing
  • Wind surfing
  • Beach volleyball
  • football
  • basketball

Course Prices

FRENCH COURSES

1 lesson = 45 minutes  /  Minimum age = 16                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

 ADMINISTRATION FEE: € 60.00

Weeks(s) STANDARD COURSE 

20 lessons per week / Max. 12 per class

INTENSIVE COURSE 

30 lessons per week/ Max. 12 per class

1 € 265.00 € 355.00
2 € 530.00 € 710.00
3 € 711.00 € 945.00
4 € 948.00 € 1260.00
6 € 1422.00 € 1890.00
8 € 1560.00 € 2200.00
12 € 2340.00 € 3300.00
16 € 3120.00 € 4400.00
20 € 3900.00 € 5500.00
24 € 4680.00 € 6600.00
extra weeks € 195.00 € 275.00
Weeks(s) UNIVERSITY PREPARATION COURSE 

Max. 12 per class

20 lessons per week 30 lessons per week
24 € 3120.00 € 4680.00
32 € 4000.00 € 6000.00
46 € 5520.00 € 8280.00
Admin Fee: € 300.00 € 300.00

COMBINED COURSE (A) 

20 group + 5 private per week / Max. 12 per class

COMBINED COURSE (B) 

20 group + 10 private per week / Max. 12 per class

 € 510.00 per week  € 730.00 per week

FRENCH FOR 50+ COURSE

20 lessons per week / Max. 12 per class

1 week 2 weeks
€ 490.00 € 890.00
DELF PREPARATION COURSE 

20+ 10 lessons per week/ Max. 12 per class

2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks
€ 790.00 € 1071.00 € 1408.00
PRIVATE TUITION 
1 lesson 10 lessons 20 lessons
€ 55.00 € 550.00 € 1000.00
ENROLMENT FEE € 60.00 per person

Accommodation Prices

ACCOMMODATION

Sunday to Saturday

Week(s) HOST FAMILY 

Single room / B&B

HOST FAMILY 

Single room / Half board

1 € 220.00 € 255.00
2 € 440.00 € 510.00
3 € 660.00 € 765.00
4 € 880.00 € 1020.00
6 € 1320.00 € 1530.00
8 € 1760.00 € 2040.00
12 € 2040.00 € 2436.00
16 € 2720.00 € 3248.00
20 € 3400.00 € 4060.00
24 € 4080.00 € 4872.00
extra weeks € 170.00 € 203.00
extra night € 50.00 € 50.00
Host family, single room, self-catering also available from 1-11 weeks: €190.00 per week and >11 weeks: € 155.00 per week.

Double rooms and rooms with en suite also available. Contact the office for details.

Week(s) CAMPUS RESIDENCE 

Single room / Self catering

CAMPUS RESIDENCE 

Double room / Self catering

1 € 210.00 € 170.00
2 € 420.00 € 340.00
3 € 630.00 € 510.00
4 € 840.00 € 680.00
6 € 1260.00 € 1020.00
8 € 1440.00 € 1120.00
12 € 1800.00 € 1680.00
16 € 2160.00 € 2240.00
20 € 3600.00 € 2800.00
24 € 4320.00 € 3360.00
extra weeks € 180.00 € 140.00
extra night € 50.00 € 50.00
High season supplement

16/06/19 - 21/09/19

1-8 weeks: € 120.00 per wk

8+ weeks: € 90.00 per week

1-8 weeks: € 90.00 per wk

8+ weeks: € 80.00 per week

ADDITIONAL ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE IN HIGH SEASON Please contact the office for prices.
TRANSFER SERVICE  -   ARRIVAL / DEPARTURE  ONE WAY TWO WAY
NICE (NCE) AIRPORT € 20.00 per person € 30.00 per person
Transfers between the hours of 11pm & 7am and from Monday to Friday are € 45.00 each way

2019 Dates

STANDARD, INTENSIVE, COMBINED  & UNIVERSITY PREP. COURSES: Non-beginners (except advanced level) can start on any Monday through out the year. Beginners must start on the dates shown in RED. Advanced level must start on the dates underlined.
 JANUARY 7 14 21 28
FEBRUARY 4 11 18 25
 MARCH 4 11 18 25
APRIL 1 8 15 22 29
MAY 6 13 20 27
JUNE 3 10 17 24
JULY 1 8 15 22 29
AUGUST 5 12 19 26
SEPTEMBER 2 9 16 23 30
OCTOBER 7 14 21 28
NOVEMBER 4 12 18 25
DECEMBER 2 9 16
PRIVATE TUITION Any Monday
FRENCH FOR 50+ COURSE
Carnaval 'Crime de Lese-Majeste' 18th February – 1st March
Spring 13th -24th May
Summer 19th August – 30th August
Autumn 7th – 18th October
DELF PREPARATION COURSE 

(Levels: A1 & A2 or B1 & B2)

4 weeks: 21st January, 25th February, 15th April, 13th May, 17th June, 22nd July, 16th September, 14th October, 12th November

3 weeks: 28th January, 4th March, 23rd April, 20th May, 24th June, 29th July, 23rd September, 21st October, 18th November

2 weeks: 4th February, 11th March, 29th April, 27th May, 1st July, 5th August, 30th September, 28th October, 25th November

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 22nd April, 1st, 8th & 30th May, 14th July, 15th August and 1st & 11th November. Christmas break: 20th December 2019 to 6th January 2020. Lessons lost on these public holidays will be not be made up or refunded.

2020 Dates

STANDARD, INTENSIVE, COMBINED  & UNIVERSITY PREP. COURSES: Non-beginners (except advanced level) can start on any Monday through out the year. Beginners must start on the dates shown in RED. Advanced level must start on the dates underlined
 JANUARY 6 13 20 27
FEBRUARY 3 10 17 24
 MARCH 2 9 16 23 30
APRIL 6 13 20 27
MAY 4 11 18 25
JUNE 1 8 15 22 29
JULY 6 13 20 27
AUGUST 3 10 17 24 31
SEPTEMBER 7 14 21 28
OCTOBER 5 12 19 26
NOVEMBER 2 9 16 23 30
DECEMBER 7 14
PRIVATE TUITION Any Monday
FRENCH FOR 50+ COURSE
Carnaval 'Crime de Lese-Majeste' To be confirmed for 2020.
Spring To be confirmed for 2020.
Summer To be confirmed for 2020.
Autumn To be confirmed for 2020.
DELF PREPARATION COURSE 

(Levels: A1 & A2 or B1 & B2)

4 weeks: To be confirmed for 2020.

3 weeks: To be confirmed for 2020.

2 weeks: To be confirmed for 2020.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS To be confirmed for 2020. Lessons lost on these public holidays will be not be made up or refunded.

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