Year-Round Programmes in France

Year-round Programmes in France

Situated in the beautiful town of Cap d’Ail on the French Riveria, the school campus is set in an idyllic beautiful woodland and floral park setting, nestling on the hillside overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Along with it’s amphitheatre imagined and decorated by Jean Cocteau between 1957 and 1963 it is now used for cultural events creating a unique atmosphere.

Summer courses for Individuals or School Groups: Mid-June to Mid-August 2019

Set in a beautiful park overlooking the Mediterranean, the spectacular amphitheatre, three accommodation units, cafeteria, classrooms and reception area make the Centre a refreshing and stimulating place to live, study and work.

The proximity to nature, the magnificent panorama and the presence of Jean Cocteau’s graphic and architectural poetry in an enclosed and well-kept campus fill our participants with a feeling of well-being which aids academic work and international exchanges.

A young, dynamic and attentive team is ready to welcome you, promote effective communication with individuals or group and ensure full immersion and a friendly atmosphere at the centre.

The centre promotes a global educational concept:

  • Learn French in an international class at your assessed level.
  • Choose your afternoon sports, cultural activities and evening entertainment, enjoy new group experiences and build cross-cultural friendships.
  • Share your residential room on the beautiful residential campus with young people of other nationalities, in tolerance and respect for collective rules and safety.

Mini Stays for School Groups:

  • Open to all French levels up to B2
  • Recommendation: Maximum of 15 students per class of levels set in advance by the French teacher accompanying the group.
  • Minimum 16 hours of courses (4 mornings) per week for a significant strengthening of linguistic skills and so that our teachers can assess the output level of each student, according to the criteria of the CEFR (Common European Framework for Languages) included in our end of course certificate of studies.
  • Residential accommodation on Campus

Classes are held from 8:30 to 10:30 – 30 minute break – 11 am to 12.30 pm.

Course content is developed in close collaboration with the French teacher of the students’country of origin, who knows their language level, their achievements and shortcomings.

Our courses also provide an introduction to the natural and cultural heritage of the French Riviera. They prepare for the afternoon excursions. These excursions act as an immersion in the language and provide an exciting cultural experience for visitors.

The daily afternoon excursions may be directly related to the contents of the morning
course –

Sample excursions:

Perfume shops, glass factories, confectioners’ shops and museums (Picasso, Matisse,
Cocteau, Chagall, Léger, Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, Maeght Modern Art
Foundation, MAMAC).

Old villages, coast paths, natural areas with beautiful views («Plateau de la Revère », Plateau
of the reverence, at Eze). Recreational Botany on Campus

Cannes – Menton through Saint Paul de Vence

Visits to Antibes/Biot/Nice/Villegranche/Beaulieu/Eze and Monaco

A truly wonderful French immersion experience offering lifetime memories!

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