French for beginners

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French Courses for beginners

This course is an introduction to French language and French culture. It is designed for students who have never learned French or whose knowledge is limited to just a few words. It combines basic grammar, vocabulary and communication skills studied in real life situations.

At beginner level teachers will present basic grammar points and vocabulary for everyday situations.


The objective of this course is to enable students to:

  • Express themselves in everyday situations (introducing themselves, greeting people, talking about their habits, expressing their feelings and opinions, asking and giving information, finding their way, talking about past events or projects)

  • Understand words and sentences in simple texts, understand simple instructions, understand and participate in short conversations on topics of everyday life

  • Write short texts

Useful information

LEVEL: beginner

1 LESSON:
45 minutes

1 MODULE: 1h30

Cours intensifs hebdomadaires

Programme details

Core lessons : 20 general French lessons offering a total of 15 hours spread through the week according to each school (on average 3 hours per day). 1 lesson = 45 minutes

  • Focus on the 4 key language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing).


+ Specialised modules (26 or 30 lessons programme)
1 to 5 themed 2-lesson modules spread over the week according to your chosen intensity. 1 module = 1.5 hours

These workshops allow you to progress faster, to improve a particular language skill and enrich your knowledge of French culture:

  • Language reinforcement, French exam preparation,Cultural discovery or professional French.


Groups:

  • 9 students maximum in Paris Opéra

  • 12 students maximum for weekly group in Paris Victor Hugo

  • 18 students maximum in long-term courses in Paris Victor Hugo

  • 12 students maximum in Nice, Bordeaux and Biarritz

  • Not available in Martinique (beginner only in private lesson)

We offer different types of courses for beginners:

Weekly group courses - standard programme - 20 lessons / week

to develop the basic skills required for general French.

Programme available in Paris Victor Hugo, Paris Opéra, Paris Notre-Dame, Bordeaux, Nice, Biarritz and in Martinique for the beginners

Weekly group courses - intensive programme - 26 lessons / week

a combination of general French and advanced language workshops to focus on the skills required for rapid progress.

Programme available in Paris Victor Hugo, Paris Opéra, Paris Notre-Dame, Bordeaux, Nice, Biarritz and in Martinique for the beginners.

Weekly group courses - super intensive programme - 30 lessons / week

an accelerated programme to ensure that you make fast progress thanks to linguistic and cultural immersion.

Programme available in Paris Notre-Dame, Bordeaux and Nice for the beginners.


Long-term courses - Standard, Intensive, Super Intensive programme - 20, 26 or 30 lessons / week

These intensive long-term courses offer you the key to rapid progress thanks to immersion in French language and culture.

20 lessons programme available in Paris Opéra, Paris Notre-Dame, Nice, Bordeaux and Biarritz.

26 lessons programme available in Paris Victor Hugo, Paris Notre-Dame, Nice, Bordeaux and Biarritz.

30 lessons programme available in Paris Notre-Dame, Nice, Bordeaux and Biarritz for the beginners.


SPECIALISED MODULES

Add speciaLised modules to build the course that will meet YOUR expectations.



Paris Victor Hugo

SCHEDULE

Schedule

General French
20 lessons / week

Monday : 10 am - 12 pm
Tuesday to Friday: 8:30 am - 12 pm
(15-minute break)

OR

Monday to Friday : 2:45 pm - 6 pm
(15-minute break)

Evening courses: 6pm-7.30pm



Specialised modules
2, 4, 6 lessons / week

Monday to Friday: 1 pm – 2.30 pm

The schedule will be established according to the results of the level test and availabilities.

2016 Dates

Weekly courses

Starting date for beginners:

morning: 23/05, 18/07, 12/09, 07/11
afternoon : 06/06, 20/06, 16/08, 10/10, 05/12

Bank holidays:  01/01/2015, 28/03, 05/05, 16/05, 14/07, 15/08, 01/11, 11/11, 25/12/2016


Paris Notre-Dame

SCHEDULE

Schedule

General French
20 lessons / week

Monday : 10 am - 12 pm
Tuesday to Friday: 8:30 am - 12 pm
(15-minute break)

OR

Monday to Friday : 2:45 pm - 6 pm
(15-minute break)



Specialised modules
2, 4, 6 lessons / week

Monday to Friday: 1pm - 2:30 pm and/or 2.40 pm - 4.10pm 

The schedule will be established according to the results of the level test and availabilities.

2016 Dates

Weekly courses

Starting date for beginners:

morning: 04/07, 29/08, 24/10
afternoon: 01/08, 26/09, 21/11

Bank holidays: 01/01/2015, 28/03, 05/05, 16/05, 14/07, 15/08, 01/11, 11/11, 25/12/2016


 Nice-Bordeaux-Biarritz

Dates 2016

Weekly courses

Starting date for beginners: 04/01, 01/02, 29/02 and 29/03, 02/05, 30/05 and 13/06, 27/06, 18/07, 01/08, 16/08, 29/08 and 26/09, 31/10, 28/11/2016

Long-term courses

1st term of 2016: from 04/01 to 25/03/2016
2nd term: from 29/03 to 17/06/2016
3rd term: from 27/06 to 16/09/2016
4th term: from 26/09 to 16/12/2016

Start dates of the 4-month programme (16 weeks):from 29/08 to 16/12/2016

Bank holidays: 01/01/2016, 28/03, 01/05, 05/05, 08/05, 16/05, 14/07, 15/08, 01/11, 11/11, from 16/12 to 02/01/17.


Nice

SCHEDULE

Schedule

General French
20 lessons / week

Tuesday to Friday: 8.45 am - 12.45 pm or Monday to Friday: 1.45 pm - 5 pm or in summer: Monday to Friday: 4.15 pm - 7.30 pm



Specialised modules
(depending on the module) : Monday: 1.45 pm - 3.15 pm and/or 3.30 pm - 5 pm Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 1.45 pm - 3.15 pm

The schedule will be established according to the results of the level test and availabilities.

Bordeaux

SCHEDULE

Schedule

General French
20 lessons / week

Monday to Friday: 9.30 am -12.45 pm
(15-minute break)



Specialised modules
2, 4, 6, 8,10 lessons / week

Monday, Thursday & Friday: 2 pm – 3.30 pm
Tuesday: 1.45 pm – 3.15 pm & 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm

The schedule will be established according to the results of the level test and availabilities.


Biarritz

SCHEDULE

Schedule

General French
20 lessons / week

Monday: 10.10 am - 12.30 pm
Tuesday to Friday: 9 am - 12.30 pm
(15-minute break)

Evening courses: 6pm - 7.30pm



Specialised modules
2, 4, 6, 8 lessons / week

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 1.15 - 2.45 pm
Friday: 1.30 - 3 pm

The schedule will be established according to the results of the level test and availabilities.


2015 price list

Price list 2015 in Paris Opéra & Paris Notre-Dame

Weekly courses

1 to 3
weeks

4 to 11
weeks

12 weeks and +

Standard programme - 20 lessons per week

270 €

260 €

240 €

Intensive programme - 26 lessons per week

345 €

330 €

300 €

+ Registration fee (valid for 1 year in all France Langue schools)

80 €

Super intensive programme - 30 lessons per week

395 €

380 €

350 €

+ Registration fee (valid for 1 year in all France Langue schools)

80 €

Long-term intensive courses fixed start dates

1 term
12 weeks

4 months
16 weeks

2 terms
24 weeks

3 terms
36 weeks

4 terms
48 weeks

20 lessons per week

 2 520 €

3 200 €

4 560 €

6 480 €

8 160 €

26 lessons per week

2 880 €

3 680 €

5 160 €

7 380 €

9 360 €

30 lessons per week

3 480 €

4 400 €

6 240 €

8 820 €

11 040 €

+ Registration fee (valid for 1 year in all France Langue schools)

80 €

Price list 2015 in Paris Victor Hugo

Weekly courses

1 to 3 weeks

4 to 11 weeks

12 weeks and +

Standard programme - 20 lessons per week

240 €

230 €

210 €

Intensive programme - 26 lessons per week

300 €

290 €

265 €

+ Registration fee (valid for 1 year in all France Langue schools)

80 €

Long-term intensive courses fixed start dates

1 term
12 weeks

4 months
16 weeks

2 terms
24 weeks

3 terms
36 weeks

4 terms
48 weeks

26 lessons per week

1 860 €

2 320€

3 360€

4 680€

6 000€

CONVERSATION COURSES - 4 LESSONS PER WEEK

720 €

-

1 320€

1 800€

2 160€

EVENING COURSES - 4 LESSONS PER WEEK

750 €

-

1 395€

1 980€

2 400€

+ Registration fee (valid for 1 year in all France Langue schools)

80 €


2015 Price list in Nice

Weekly courses

1 to 3 weeks

4 to 11 weeks

12 weeks and +

Standard programme - 20 lessons per week

230 €

220 €

205 €

Intensive programme - 26 lessons per week

290 €

280 €

255 €

Super Intensive programme - 30 lessons per week

340 €

325 €

305 €

+ Registration fee (valid for 1 year in all France Langue schools)

80 €

Long-term intensive courses

1 term
12 weeks

4 months
16 weeks

2 terms
24 weeks

3 terms
36 weeks

4 terms
48 weeks

20 lessons per week

1 885 €

2 385 €

3 410€

4 860 €

6 145 €

 26 lessons per week

2 460 €

3 105 €

4 440 €

6 335 €

8 015 €

30 lessons per week

2 820 €

3 585 €

5 110 €

7 270 €

9 215 €

+ Registration fee (valid for 1 year in all France Langue schools)

80 €


Price list 2016 in Nice

Weekly courses

1 to 3 weeks

4 to 11 weeks

12 weeks and +

Standard programme - 20 lessons per week

235 €

220 €

205 €

Intensive programme - 26 lessons per week

295 €

280 €

255 €

Super Intensive programme - 30 lessons per week

345 €

325 €

305 €

+ Registration fee (valid for 1 year in all France Langue schools)

80 €

Long-term intensive courses

1 term
(12 weeks)

4 months
(16 weeks)

2 terms
(24 weeks)

3 terms
(36 weeks)

4 terms
(48 weeks)

20 lessons / week

1 885 €

2 385 €

3 410€

4 860 €

6 145 €

 26 lessons / week

2 460 €

3 105 €

4 440 €

6 335 €

8 015 €

30 lessons / week

2 820 €

3 585 €

5 110 €

7 270 €

9 215 €

+ Registration fee (valid for 1 year in all France Langue schools)

80 €

2015 Price list in Bordeaux

Weekly courses

1 to 3 weeks

4 to 11 weeks

12 weeks and +

Standard programme - 20 lessons per week

260 €

240 €

215 €

Intensive programme - 26 lessons per week

320 €

305 €

280 €

Super intensive programme - 30 lessons per week

370 €

355 €

340 €

+ Registration fee (valid for 1 year in all France Langue schools)

80 €

Long-term intensive courses fixed start dates

1 term
12 weeks

4 months
16 weeks

2 terms
24 weeks

3 terms
36 weeks

4 terms
48 weeks

20 lessons per week

2 220€

2 800€

3 960€

5 580€

7 200€

26 lessons per week

2 640€

3 360€

4 800€

6 840€

8 640€

30 lessons per week

3 060€

3 920€

5 520€

7 920€

10 080€

+ Registration fee (valid for 1 year in all France Langue schools)

80 €


Price list 2016 in Bordeaux

Weekly courses

1 to 3 weeks

4 to 11 weeks

12 weeks and +

Standard programme - 20 lessons per week

265 €

240 €

215 €

Intensive programme - 26 lessons per week

325 €

305 €

280 €

Super intensive programme - 30 lessons per week

375 €

355 €

340 €

+ Registration fee (valid for 1 year in all France Langue schools)

80 €

Long-term intensive courses fixed start dates

1 term
(12 weeks)

4 months
(16 weeks)

2 terms
(24 weeks)

3 terms
(36 weeks)

4 terms
(48 weeks)

20 lessons per week

2 220€

2 800€

3 960€

5 580€

7 200€

26 lessons per week

2 640€

3 360€

4 800€

6 840€

8 640€

30 lessons per week

3 060€

3 920€

5 520€

7 920€

10 080€

+ Registration fee (valid for 1 year in all France Langue schools)

80 €


2015 Price list in Biarritz

Weekly courses

1 to 3 weeks

4 to 11 weeks

12 weeks and +

Standard programme - 20 lessons per week high season*

290 €

265 €

235 €

Standard programme - 20 lessons per week low season**

265 €

245 €

215 €

Intensive programme - 26 lessons per week high season*

320 €

300 €

280 €

Intensive programme - 26 lessons per week low season**

295 €

280 €

260 €

+ Registration fee (valid for 1 year in all France Langue schools)

80 €

Long-term intensive courses

1 term
12 weeks

4 months
16 weeks

2 terms
24 weeks

3 terms
36 weeks

4 terms
48 weeks

20 lessons per week high season*

2 400 €

-

4 320 €

6 120 €

7 680 €

20 lessons per week low season**

2 220 €

2 800 €

3 960€

5 580 €

7 200 €

26 lessons per week high season*

2 640 €

-

4 800 €

6 840 €

8 640 €

26 lessons per week low season**

2 460 €

3 120 €

4 440 €

6 300 €

7 920 €

evening courses - 4 lessons per week

750 €

-

1 395€

1 980€

2 400€

+ Registration fee (valid for 1 year in all France Langue schools)

80 €


High Season*  :  July and August

Low Season** : September to June