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Michaela: 12 week French Gap Year Course

“I hadn’t ever taken a course with a language school before so I wasn’t sure what to expect. I thought perhaps it would be similar to my A level lessons, and in each lesson you would cover: listening, reading, writing and speaking. My expectations were met, most of the teachers structured their lessons using the four different skills. Actually, the atmosphere in the school exceeded my expectations and I made a lot of friends there.
I really enjoyed the French school in Bordeaux and its atmosphere, it was a great place to make friends and the majority of the teachers were approachable. The school is in the middle of Bordeaux golden triangle and you have easy access to the whole of the city.

The best parts were the people that I met there, the improvements I made linguistically and Bordeaux is a great city for students.

I had an excellent social life, the school had a team every week at the pub quiz on a Monday night and going out as a big group encouraged French speaking (if you were with the right people.)
Katherine at CESA was really helpful and always answered my queries very quickly, she was great actually.

I would go again, I think it is a very good course for beginners, and I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in learning a language.”



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