Easter Teenage Course, Antibes/Teenagers
- Standard Course (13/17yrs)
- Number of weeks
- 1 week
I had a wonderful week! Antibes was a beautiful location to practise my French and learn about the culture of the region, and the weather and Côte d’Azur itself were massive parts of making it so enjoyable (I happily spent almost all of my free time outside).
Lila (my teacher) was crazy but so much fun! I loved her lessons; they had the perfect balance between grammar instruction and difficult listening exercises VS interesting conversations about similarities/differences between France and our countries and even some debates about deep moral issues such as euthanasia! The main thing for me was that she encouraged us all to speak, so I got properly involved and I believe my spoken French and confidence have improved hugely as a result
The language school was in a good location with stunning views from the terrace of miles of coastline and mountains. We had a generous breakfast there every morning, and the chef was very charismatic and cheerful!
The rooms in the residence were so nice! I expected a cheap, small and grubby room, but instead found myself in a modern, tidy and spacious room with very clean bathroom facilities – much to my delight! However, there wasn’t much in terms of a common social living space other than three slightly dirty sofas, which at times was inconvenient as we all made friends and had nowhere to sit comfortably to chat together other than at the wooden dining tables.
I left a few questions via the website before booking the trip, which were answered in an email relatively quickly and comprehensively by a CESA staff member, so good service.