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What better place than Paris to learn french? With our french leaving certificate preparation program in Paris, you will improve your French language skills whilst enjoying living in one of the most famous cities in the world!
Paris, the city of fashion, art, history, culture, and love, is an exciting place to learn French! With our range of programs, you will have time to explore the city. While not in the classroom, soak up Paris from the river on a Seine cruise, go and see the Mona Lisa in the Louvre Museum, take a stroll down the famous Champs-Élysées or marvel at the city from the top of the Eiffel Tower.
On the weekend, extend your experience at Disneyland Paris or by taking part in a tour of the amazing Loire Valley castles!
Our French language school in Paris has 35 years of experience and its quality is recognised by many official bodies (Professional consortium of French as a Foreign Language Providers, Souffle, Qualité FLE from the French Government, etc.).
French courses take place in brand new air-conditioned premises in a fantastic location, very close to the Eiffel tower, just a few minutes’ walk from the Champs de Mars, the Musée du Quai Branly, the Invalides (with the tomb of Napoleon the 1st), the Seine river and the Bateaux Parisiens, and opposite the Eiffel Tower, the Trocadéro and its famous gardens and fountains.
Our French school’s teaching method includes taking into account the language needs and learning strategies of each student.
Its main aim is to recreate real-life situations where students will be able to put their French to practical use and develop their learning strategies, enabling them to use the communication skills they already have in their native language when speaking French.
In its Teaching Method, grammar is taught through language games and exercises incorporated into the lessons.
This program is specifically designed to improve students’ marks for their Leaving Certificate French exam.
It includes general french courses in the morning and two-afternoon workshops dedicated to the preparation for the French Leaving Certificate exam.
Oral communication is a priority in our morning course: learning to listen, understand, speak and express yourself naturally and appropriately, with fluency and correct pronunciation and intonation.
During the 2 afternoon workshops, teenagers will study past exam papers and teachers will provide constructive advice about exam preparation techniques including stress management and memory aids.
Students can add up to 3 workshops of their choice either on Monday (Oral Communication or French Culture and Civilisation or Writing & Grammar), Wednesday (Writing & Grammar), or Friday (Oral Communication or French Culture and Civilisation or Writing & Grammar).
Note • With the confirmation of their registration, students will receive a self-assessment form and a written test that they must complete and return to us before the start of their course so that our teaching team can place them in a class of their level.
From beginners to advanced levels, from 16 years old.
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (including a break).
This general intensive french course is aimed at all students from all levels who wish to improve their language skills in General French covering everyday topics and situations.
The emphasis will be on improving confidence in speaking and listening in French in a range of everyday situations. Subjects covered in class include topical vocabulary and language, the study of grammatical structures, pronunciation, and listening skills, social skills, cultural awareness, reading and writing skills, and conversational French.
2 afternoons a week, Tuesday & Thursday, from 2:15 to 5:15 pm, in a class of 6 maximum.
This Exam Preparation Course allows students to focus on specific skills and subjects to prepare for the French Irish Leaving Certificate exam in the best conditions. This course dedicated to preparing for the ILC French exams encourages students to practice their French through the use of authentic material and to learn related idiomatic expressions in various contexts. The emphasis will be on improving confidence in speaking and listening in French in a range of everyday situations. Subjects covered in class include topical vocabulary and language, the study of grammatical structures, pronunciation, and listening skills, social skills, cultural awareness, reading and writing skills, and conversational French.
During afternoon workshops, teenagers will study past exam papers and teachers will provide constructive advice about exam preparation techniques including stress management and memory aids.
-Monday & Friday from 2:15 to 5:15 pm.
The two afternoon French Oral Communication lessons enable our international students to focus on specific oral skills and subjects.
Two-afternoon workshops dedicated to Oral Communication.
Subjects covered in class include:
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, from 2:15 to 5:15 pm.
Three-afternoon workshops dedicated to French Grammar and Writing
During three afternoons per week, our French Grammar and Writing lessons encourage our students to improve their understanding of French grammar and their writing skills.
These French Grammar and Writing lessons are open to all levels, from complete beginner to advanced.
Timetable: Monday and Friday, from 2:15 to 5:15 pm.
Two-afternoon workshops dedicated to French Culture and Civilisation. Students work on specific topics such as the Eiffel Tower, the Passages couverts, Montmartre, the Quartier du Marais, the Ile Saint Louis, and Ile de la Cité, as well as French cinema, literature, French singers, etc.
For some topics, our teachers offer the class to dedicate part of the lesson to a visit related to the topic studied in class.
Outside of class, there are many different things to do in Paris. Firstly, make sure you go on a tour of the city and admire the impressive architecture of the French capital. You could visit the Arc de Triomphe, stroll down the Champs-Elysée and visit its various shops, or enjoy the sun outside a cozy café. From the Eiffel Tower and the Trocadero to Sacre Coeur and The Louvre, you will definitely have enough to do during your trip to Paris.
On the weekend, you should definitely go on a day trip to the Palace of Versailles. Not far from Paris, this 17th-century baroque castle is among the most beautiful in the world. Wander around the gardens, explore the castle interior, and experience the magic.
Students have the choice to stay with a local host family or they can follow this course without accommodation.
Accommodation is from the Sunday prior to the course start date until the Saturday after the end of the course (you can book extra nights).
Our host families are carefully chosen by our partners and located in Paris “intra muros” which means students will not travel to the suburbs to go home after class. The host families are used to welcoming foreign students and, therefore, know how to help them familiarize themselves with the French way of life and French culture.
Every Monday (accommodation from Sunday to Saturday), all year-round
To know the arrival dates for complete beginners, please contact us.
1 week to 1 year
18/04 • 26/05 • 14/07 • 15/08 • 01/11 • 11/11/2022
Please note that no lessons are provided on French bank holidays.
The school offers different intensities of courses depending on how fast you want to learn French.
|Standard Morning lessons – Monday to Friday + 2 French Exam Preparation afternoon classes Tuesday & Thursday + Host family accommodation (breakfast + dinner)|
|Standard Morning lessons – Monday to Friday + 2 French Exam Preparation afternoon classes – Tuesday & Thursday + 1 afternoon workshop Monday, Wednesday or Friday + Host family accommodation (breakfast + dinner)|
|Standard Morning lessons – Monday to Friday + 2 French Exam Preparation afternoon classes – Tuesday & Thursday + 2 afternoons workshops – Monday, Wednesday or Friday + Host family accommodation (breakfast + dinner)|
|Standard Morning lessons – Monday to Friday + 2 afternoon French Exam Preparation afternoon classes – Tuesday & Thursday + 3 afternoons workshop – Monday, Wednesday & Friday + Host family accommodation (breakfast + dinner)|
My stay at the school was extremely pleasant even in these uncertain times of Covid-19. The teachers were very competent and I was able to learn a lot, especially orally. Time passes very fast when you are learning there.
Overall it was a very enjoyable and satisfactory experience.
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