French & Discovery of the French Riviera – 50+

French & Discovery of the French Riviera - 50+

Would you like to learn French whilst discovering the mythical French Riviera and the inland area? Our French & Discovery programme combines morning French lessons at our school in Nice with a different excursion every afternoon.

 French & Discovery of the French Riviera – 50+
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Minimum level A2
Minimum level A2
Course with fixed start dates
Course with fixed start dates
1 lesson = 45 minutes
1 lesson = 45 minutes
12 students per group
12 students per group

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French lessons – 20 lessons per week


  • Development of all 4 main language skills: speaking, reading, writing and listening and focus on oral communication
  • Improve vocabulary and core grammar skills
  • Develop knowledge of French culture and civilization
  • Speak and write with fluency and accuracy in every day situation, for professional and/or academic purposes according to the learners’ goals and levels in French.

Course organisation and content

  • Initial level test on Monday morning
  • Intensive or Super intensive courses: 26 or 30 lessons per week with 20 lessons of general French and workshops:
    – Level A1: 3 worshops of reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
    – Level A2: 3 to 5 worshops of reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
    – Levels B1, B2, C1: 3 to 5 workshops of reading, writing, speaking, or listening skills and/or culture and/or exam preparation.
  • International classes of 12 students
  • Homogeneous grouping of students: students are placed in classes according to the results of the initial level test
  • Schedule: classes may take place in the morning or in the afternoon; Please contact us for more information.
  • Qualified, experienced, native French teachers


  • Communicative and task-based approach
  • Groups of no more than 12 students to give each learner a bigger amount of time to speak and to encourage conversation and interaction
  • Continuous assessment
  • Extra study outside class
  • Attendance and participation required for fast learning
  • Course certificate based on the number of hours and level in French

Course key features

  • Programmes open to all levels
  • learning pace tailored to your needs
  • Courses begin every Monday, all year round (except for beginners: fixed start dates) and for the duration of your choice (1 to 12 weeks)
  • Individualised educational follow-up to guarantee the best progression


Discovery of the French Riviera – 5 sessions / week

5 trips or excursions based on Nice and its surroundings – Schedule and times vary according to excursions

Each excursion is led by a French guide. Except, the tour in Nice, all excursions are organised in a private mini-van.

• Monday: Nice, the Old Town and the Baroque Palaces. Wine and cheese tasting evening
• Tuesday: Monaco, the Old Town, Monte Carlo…
• Wednesday: Cannes
• Thursday: Menton, the most easterly town on the French Riviera
• Friday: Saint-Paul de Vence and its artists’ workshops

• Monday: Cimiez, the historic quarter of Nice, the arenas, monastery, the Matisse museum
• Tuesday: Antibes
• Wednesday: the charming Provencal village of Villefranche sur Mer
• Thursday: Eze, medieval village perched above the Mediterranean Sea, and its perfume factory
• Friday: free