It is available all year and offer various communication targets for each ability level.
The course is accredited by the German Bildungsurlaub and the Missouri Truman University.
On the first day of your course, you will be required to complete a written and oral assessment test which will help us place you in the appropriate class with students of similar ability. The language communication targets are decided acccording to your ability level.
Small working groups
Classes are limited to 8 students (intensive courses, DELF and French for business workshops) or 12 students for the standard course.
The small classes offer you the opportunity of learning French in the best possible conditions and speaking the language to a maximum during lessons. They also enable your teacher to provide personal help/corrections for each student throughout the French course in Nice.
Careful monitoring of every student's progress
During the course, we shall regularly assess your progress through a range of short written and oral tests. If need be, classes will be rearranged according to the progress of individual students.
Learning French: methodology
By choosing to come to France to learn French, you are demonstrating your wish to learn the language through a 'hands-on' approach!
This is why our methodology is based on a lively and direct approach to the French language. Its aim is to enable you to acquire a wide range of knowledge and to quickly develop your French communication skills.
Real life situations are used in our teaching and extensive use is made of pedagogical supports (authentic documents, audio and video material, cartoons, press cuttings, French video clips and songs, film excerpts and French novels) thus constantly stimulating your wish to learn and express yourself in French.
Our teachers, the essential elements of our teaching programmes, are all French mother tongue speakers. They are all university graduates and they will do their utmost to improve your competence in French and will give you all the help they can so your French course in Nice can be as beneficial as possible.
To help you in your daily studies, you may make use of one of our CD-ROM available in our computer room. You will find there a qualified information technology specialist/teacher who will be able to help you find material suited to your own level and look up relevant internet sites.
Each student will receive an exercise book specially designed by our teaching team.