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Learn French in Bordeaux

The French language school in Bordeaux, offers students a fabulous central city location and a range of French courses to suit all needs, from long-term courses to one week private tuition and a range of short term general French group courses, to suit all levels of ability.

There is a lively student scene in Bordeaux throughout the academic year, though of course it is the wine industry and commerce generally, that brought great wealth to the region.

CESA Plus Points

  • Good quality language course options for academic or general language improvement
  • Ideal for adults & students
  • Languages for Life courses are popular, so early bookings recommended
  • Book Cookery or Wine Appreciation as an extra, on set dates each year
  • Very popular school with past CESA students

There was a good variety of approaches with plenty of opportunities to speak. The right balance between “closed” and more “open” exercises. Some interesting and relevant material was used for example films and newspapers.
CESA were extremely helpful and efficient. I would definitely go back to Bordeaux again. My language course was a very worthwhile experience in every way, it proved far easier to become a pupil again than I had anticipated.

Mr King – 1 week  Read more

  • School established: 1992
  • Course duration:
    Group tuition: 1-48 weeks
    Private tuition: 1 week +
  • Minutes per lesson: 45
  • Minimum age: 17
    Average age: 25-30
  • No. of classrooms: 9
  • Number of students:
    Quietest months: 60 per month
    Busiest months: 150 per month
  • Exam preparation: DELF/DALF

About the School

Established in 1992, the college is located in a 19 th century town house, near one of the most prestigious avenues in the city. It is just 2 minutes walk away from the heart of the town. Situated on 3 floors, the college has 12 good sized classrooms (with air con), a self study room and a student lounge that leads to a sheltered garden and provides a welcoming and relaxed study environment.

Students have access to the internet and email at the college. There is also a library of French novels, magazines and newspapers to help students in self-study, available for use in the college. At its busiest during the warmer months of the year, students are advised to book early for the June to September programmes.

The staff are always on hand should you have any questions once on your course. The college requires all their teachers to have university degrees (minimum requirement is a Master’s in Teaching French as Foreign language) and extensive experience teaching French as a Foreign Language.