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Learn French in Antibes: Language Courses

The French school in Antibes offers both private and group French tuition, to students of all language abilities, throughout the year in a beautiful setting on the French Riviera.

Languages for Life    Long term courses 8 wks+

Levels offeredBeginner to High Intermediate
Minimum age18
Course duration8 to 24 weeks
Number of lessons20 lessons per week
Lesson duration45 minutes
Maximum per class12 students
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First week / Tuesday to Friday: 09.00 to 12.20 hrs (includes 20 mins break)
Following weeks / Monday to Friday: 09.00 to 12.20 hrs (includes 20 mins break)

A long term French language course in Antibes, ideal for Gap Year, post Uni or adult students looking to study French in depth over two or more months for maximum impact and progress.

These morning based classes cover general written and spoken French in an informal and friendly environment across a range of ability levels (elementary, intermediate and advanced classes every week, with beginner classes on specific start dates in the year). Students acquire the necessary grammar for each level, work on their written and spoken language skills and written and oral comprehension and take part in role-playing games. The French school teachers in Antibes use varied media as learning tools: graphic novels, press articles, videos, manuals and special material created by their teaching team.

Please note there will be no lessons on the first Monday of the course. In the morning students have a induction talk and guided tour of the town. In the early afternoon there is an oral and written French test so that students can be assigned to a class that is correct for their level.

Start dates 2017

  • Jan2 2 9 16 23 30
  • Feb6 13 20 27
  • Mar6 13 20 27
  • Apr3 10 18 24
  • May2 8 15 22 29
  • Jun6 12 19 26
  • Jul3 10 17 24 31
  • Aug7 14 21 28
  • Sep4 11 18 25
  • Oct2 9 16 23 30
  • Nov6 13 20

Beginners start dates are underlined and in bold. Other levels can begin on any of the start dates shown. For a detailed quote, or to book a course, click on "Get a Quote".

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Standard French Course    Short courses 1 wks+

Levels offeredBeginner to Advanced
Minimum age18
Course duration1 to 8 weeks
Number of lessons20 lessons per week
Lesson duration45 minutes
Maximum per class12 students
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First week / Tuesday to Friday: 09.00 to 12.20 hrs (includes 20 mins break)
Following weeks / Monday to Friday: 09.00 to 12.20 hrs (includes 20 mins break)

A short term French language course in Antibes aimed at those who need to build on current skills or who want to kick start their French language learning from scratch with an immersion course in France. These morning based classes cover general written and spoken French in an informal and friendly environment across a range of ability levels (elementary, intermediate and advanced classes every week, with beginner classes on specific start dates in the year). Students acquire the necessary grammar for each level, work on their written and spoken language skills and written and oral comprehension and take part in role-playing games. The French school teachers in Antibes use varied media as learning tools: graphic novels, press articles, videos, manuals and special material created by their teaching team.

Please note there will be no lessons on the first Monday of the course. In the morning students have a induction talk and guided tour of the town. In the early afternoon there is an oral and written French test so that students can be assigned to a class that is correct for their level.

Start dates 2017

  • Jan9 16 23 30
  • Feb6 13 20 27
  • Mar6 13 20 27
  • Apr3 10 18 24
  • May2 8 15 22 29
  • Jun6 12 19 26
  • Jul3 10 17 24 31
  • Aug7 14 21 28
  • Sep4 11 18 25
  • Oct2 9 16 23 30
  • Nov6 13 20 27
  • Dec4 11 18

Beginners start dates are underlined and in bold. Other levels can begin on any of the start dates shown. For a detailed quote, or to book a course, click on "Get a Quote".

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Intensive French Course    Short term courses 1 wk+

Levels offeredBeginner to Advanced
Minimum age18
Course duration1+ weeks
Number of lessons30 lessons per week
Lesson duration45 minutes
Maximum per class12 students
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20 French Standard group lessons
+ 10 small group lessons per week (Intensive Programme)
Max. 12 people per group class (6 per class in 10 afternoon classes)
Timetable: From 9.00 to 12.20 (includes 20 mins break)
From Tuesday to Friday: 14.00 to 16.00 hrs

Short term French language courses in Antibes aimed at those who need to build on current skills or who want to kick start their French language learning with a course in France, with additional small group work to aid linguistic development.
The morning based classes cover general written and spoken French in an informal and friendly environment across a range of ability levels (elementary, intermediate and advanced classes every week, with beginner classes on specific start dates in the year). Students acquire the necessary grammar for each level, work on their written and spoken language skills and written and oral comprehension and take part in role-playing games. The French school teachers in Antibes use varied media as learning tools: graphic novels, press articles, videos, manuals and special material created by their teaching team.

The afternoon lessons develop oral comprehension and spoken language skills and familiarize students with French life, culture and civilization. Role-playing, interactive learning activities, discussions drawing on original source material (video, audio, press articles…), practical exercises outside the classroom (investigations/reporting assignments).
Please note there will be no lessons on the first Monday of the course. In the morning students have a induction talk and guided tour of the town. In the early afternoon there is an oral and written French test so that students can be assigned to a class that is correct for their level.

Start dates 2017

  • Jan9 16 23 30
  • Feb6 13 20 27
  • Mar6 13 20 27
  • Apr3 10 18 24
  • May2 8 15 22 29
  • Jun6 12 19 26
  • Jul3 10 17 24 31
  • Aug7 14 21 28
  • Sep4 11 18 25
  • Oct2 9 16 23 30
  • Nov6 13 20 27
  • Dec4 11 18

Beginners start dates are underlined and in bold. Other levels can begin on any of the start dates shown. For a detailed quote, or to book a course, click on "Get a Quote".

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Combined French Course    Short term courses 1 wk+

Levels offeredBeginner to Advanced
Minimum age18
Course duration1 to 8 weeks
Number of lessons20 or 30 lessons per week
Additional lessons+ 4 private lessons
Lesson duration45 minutes
Maximum per class12 students
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Group Timetable: From 9.00 to 12.20 hrs (includes 20 mins break) + afternoon timetable

Plus private tuition lessons, given before lunch/From Tuesday to Friday

A personal programme will be devised to suit the needs of each individual student

Build on current skills with both group and private classes to enhance the learning process. These morning based group classes cover general written and spoken French in an informal and friendly environment across a range of ability levels (elementary, intermediate and advanced classes every week, with beginner classes on specific start dates in the year). Students acquire the necessary grammar for each level, work on their written and spoken language skills and written and oral comprehension and take part in role-playing games. The French school teachers in Antibes use varied media as learning tools: graphic novels, press articles, videos, manuals and special material created by their teaching team.

Please note there will be no lessons on the first Monday of the course. In the morning students have a induction talk and guided tour of the town. In the early afternoon there is an oral and written French test so that students can be assigned to a class that is correct for their level.

Start dates 2017

  • Jan9 16 23 30
  • Feb6 13 20 27
  • Mar6 13 20 27
  • Apr3 10 18 24
  • May2 8 15 22 29
  • Jun6 12 19 26
  • Jul3 10 17 24 31
  • Aug7 14 21 28
  • Sep4 11 18 25
  • Oct2 9 16 23 30
  • Nov6 13 20 27
  • Dec4 11 18

Beginners start dates are underlined and in bold. Other levels can begin on any of the start dates shown. For a detailed quote, or to book a course, click on "Get a Quote".

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DELF Exam Preparation Course    Specific courses 4 wks+

Levels offeredBeginner/High Intermediate
Minimum age18
Course duration4, 6, 8 or 12 weeks
Number of lessons20 or 30 lessons per week
Lesson duration45 minutes
Maximum per class12 students

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Standard Course format
Intensive Course format

Prepare for the four DELF exams (A1, A2, B1 and B2) in Antibes. In order to reach a B1 or B2 exam level, beginner/elementary students need to attend a long term programme, ideally of 12 or 16 wks duration. The college will advise students on which exam to sit, according to their ability level once in France. A candidate can take more than one exam at the same sitting. Each qualification is made up of exercises to evaluate general French language competence in four core areas: understanding and expression in both oral and written situations.
NB: the last week of each session is taken up with the exams.
The French language school in Antibes has a remarkable success rate in putting forward students for the DELF examinations. Students are guided by experienced teachers with a thorough knowledge of the tests. Staff provide personalized advice on taking the exams from your teachers and the management team, who advise each student on the most realistic level of exam to aim for.
Mock exams are taken and a weekly formal evaluation tracks student progress.The staff arrange regular homework tasks to complement the work in class. Every three weeks a detailed assessment sums up individual work and personal progress, tracking each student individually. Please note that the teaching timetable includes preparation and exam marking, where necessary.
Students preparing for the DELF examinations attend lessons with the other students.

The registration fees are 100 € per exam or 160 € for 2 exams and must be paid on arrival (these fees are subject to change by the Board of Education). Having taken the exam/s, certificates can be obtained at the examination centre on the day of the tests, or sent home, via the embassy.

DELF 4 or 6 week course options
30 lessons of 45 minutes a week
Standard Course format in the mornings/ 9.00 – 12.20 hrs (includes 20 mins break)
12 students maximum
Tuesday to Friday/ 14.00-16.00 hrs
6 students maximum

30 lessons / 4 wks:

Start dates 2017

  • Feb20
  • Apr24
  • May22
  • Jun26
  • Jul31
  • Nov20

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30 lessons / 6 wks:

Start dates 2017

  • Feb6
  • Apr10
  • May8
  • Jun12
  • Jul17
  • Sep11
  • Nov6

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DELF 8, 12 & 16 week course options
20 lessons of 45 minutes a week
Standard Course format in the mornings/ 9.00 – 12.20 hrs (includes 20 mins break)
12 students maximum

20 lessons / 8 wks:

Start dates 2017

  • Jan23
  • Mar27
  • Apr3 24
  • Jun26
  • Jul3
  • Aug28
  • Oct23

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20 lessons / 12 wks:

Start dates 2017

  • Feb27
  • Mar27
  • May2
  • Jun6
  • Jul31
  • Sep25

Beginners start dates are underlined and in bold. Other levels can begin on any of the start dates shown. For a detailed quote, or to book a course, click on "Get a Quote".

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or
30 lessons of 45 minutes a week
Standard Course format in the mornings/ 9.00 – 12.20 hrs (includes 20 mins break)
12 students maximum
Tuesday to Friday/ 14.00-16.00 hrs
6 students maximum

Start dates and prices on request

Over 30 French Course    Short term courses 1 wk+

Levels offeredBeginner/High Intermediate
Minimum age30
Course duration1 to 6 weeks
Number of lessons20 group lessons per week
Lesson duration45 minutes
Maximum per class6 students
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Late May to Late August
Timetable: From 9.00 to 12.20 (includes 20 mins break)

Bringing together adult learners from around the world who wish to study with their peers in a small group programme. The Mini group environment ensures faster linguistic progress and enables the teacher to tailor the course to the specific linguistic needs of the students.

A short term French language course in Antibes aimed at those who need to build on current skills or who want to kick start their French language learning from scratch with an immersion course in France. These morning based classes cover general written and spoken French in an informal and friendly environment across a range of ability levels (elementary, intermediate and advanced classes every week, with beginner classes on specific start dates in the year). Students acquire the necessary grammar for each level, work on their written and spoken language skills and written and oral comprehension and take part in role-playing games. The French school teachers in Antibes use varied media as learning tools: graphic novels, press articles, videos, manuals and special material created by their teaching team.

Please note there will be no lessons on the first Monday of the course. In the morning students have a induction talk and guided tour of the town. In the early afternoon there is an oral and written French test so that students can be assigned to a class that is correct for their level.

Start dates 2017

  • May29
  • Jun12 26
  • Jul10 24
  • Aug7 21

Beginners start dates are underlined and in bold. Other levels can begin on any of the start dates shown. For a detailed quote, or to book a course, click on "Get a Quote".

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Over 50 French Course    Short term course 1 or 2 wks

Levels offeredElementary/Advanced
Minimum age50
Course duration2 weeks
Number of lessons20 group lessons per week
Additional activities+ cultural programme
Lesson duration45 minutes
Maximum per class12 students
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Set start dates offered
Students participate in the Standard Course with the other language students, plus an activity programme

Plus a special activity programme:
4 half-day activities or excursions a week (visits to the Picasso Museum, Saint Paul de Vence, Cannes, wine tastings, Provençal cooking courses, etc.)
A full-day excursion at the weekend (visit to Nice or snow-shoeing in Valberg).
One evening excursion per week (theatre and drinks reception).
Accommodation included in this programme: Students are placed in one of the school’s studio apartments with air-con, equipped kitchenette, television and terrace or balcony.

Start dates 2017

  • Feb13
  • Apr24
  • May8
  • Jun26
  • Aug7
  • Oct23

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Executive/ Business Course    Specific courses 2 wks

Levels offeredIntermediate+
Minimum age19
Course duration2 weeks
Number of lessons30 group lessons per week
Lesson duration45 minutes
Maximum per class4 students
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Set start dates
Intermediate plus level required (B1 level)
Max. 4 people per group class

This programme gives executives and managers an opportunity to practice specialised French language and themes closely related to the business world (doing business in France, French tax system employment legislation, effective use of the telephone etc…).

MORNINGS
From 9.00 to 12.20 (with 20 mins break)
The morning lessons will refine linguistic skills drawing on professional and para-professional situations and documents.
They’ll teach students to recognize different registers of language via role-playing in simulated phone conversations. The teachers then assess and correct individual performance, using video playback.

AFTERNOONS
From 14.00 to 16.00 hrs
From Tuesday to Friday
The afternoon lessons focus on themes closely related to the professional world (French commerce, the tax system, phone conversations…) Students learn how to act appropriately when meeting someone for the first time, improve their French in order to put their own message over and understand the real meaning of what the other person is saying and master communication in the professional world.

Start dates 2017

  • Jan30
  • Feb27
  • Mar27
  • May2 29
  • Jun26
  • Jul10 24
  • Aug7 21
  • Sep4 18
  • Oct9
  • Nov6

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Private Tuition Course    Short term courses 1 wk+

Levels offeredBeginner to Advanced
Minimum age18
Course duration1+ weeks
Number of lessons20, 30, 40 lessons
Lesson duration45 minutes
Maximum per class1 student
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1:1 or 2:1 tuition available

Timetable: Monday to Friday/ Schedule to be confirmed depending on the dates of the stay and the number of lessons.

An extremely intensive French language course in Antibes, ideal for those who wish to make maximum language progress over a one or or a few weeks. Individual lessons focused on the specific general language needs of the student. In addition, the student can concentrate on learning the technical language of a particular sector, e.g. banking, real estate or insurance.

Start dates 2017

  • Jan2 9 16 23 30
  • Feb6 13 20 27
  • Mar6 13 20 27
  • Apr3 10 18 24
  • May2 8 15 22 29
  • Jun6 12 19 26
  • Jul3 10 17 24 31
  • Aug7 14 21 28
  • Sep4 11 18 25
  • Oct2 9 16 23 30
  • Nov6 13 20 27
  • Dec4 11

Beginners start dates are underlined and in bold. Other levels can begin on any of the start dates shown. For a detailed quote, or to book a course, click on "Get a Quote".

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