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General French

Locations: Rouen, France

Course Details

Classes are based on communicative French and structural progression in mornings. Class times are 9.30am to 1.00pm, including a 30 minute recess, while in the afternoons between 2.00pm to 4.00pm, there is a series of workshops.   Each week students may choose the workshops they wish to attend, for example: grammar, pronunciation, professional French, listening skills, writing skills, reading skills.

There are groups at 5 different levels from beginners to advanced students, and courses start every Monday. On the first day there is an evaluation and needs analysis session in the morning and on the first afternoon the school offers a free orientation session for new students, introducing them to the city of Rouen.

The maximum number of students in each group is 8.

Individual lessons for students can be organised at any time.  These are tailor-made to the student's specific needs.  Just ask for details.

Course Options

Registration, all courses: € 80

Semi-intensive: 15 hours per week in group    € 199 per week

Intensive: 25 hours per week in group   € 310 per week

Combi 15 + 5: 15 hours in group + 5 hours' individual lessons   € 545 per week

Combi 50/50: 15 hours in group +15 hours' individual lessons   € 1229 per week

School Details

Learn and explore French language and culture in a family atmosphere, at the school voted the Best in France for three consecutive years. Whether a beginner or looking to improve your French language skills, this is the right place. Holders of the French Government's prestigious ‘Qualité FLE' label, the schools has been helping students learn French since 1992.

The new school in the heart of Rouen, capital of the beautiful and historic region of Normandy and just one hour west of Paris, offers unrivalled facilities.  It is in an independen building with its own car park and courtyard.  Its classrooms can accommodate both 8-person groups as well as smaller intensive groups or one-to-one lessons.

There is a metro stop just by the school so it is easy to get to it from every part of the city, and it is 5 minutes' walk from the bustling commercial area known as St Sever.  The pedestrian zone includes a shopping mall with over 200 shops.  There is also a municipal library, swimming pool, sports facilities and a theatre.

School characteristics

  • first rate teaching in a warm and friendly study environment
  • maximum number of students in group: 8
  • 12 well-equipped classrooms
  • highly qualified insturctors with many years' experience teaching students from all over the world, always there to help every student get the maximum from his or her stay
  • friendly, knowledgable and supportive administration team, always on hand to help students to settle into their new life in Rouen
  • resource centre with 10 new computers with free internet access. WiFi access is also available for those wishing to use their personal laptops.
  • library and also audio visual material including CDs and DVDs available for students
  • an exciting social and cultural programme in the beautiful and historic region of Normandy

Accommodation Details

Three main types of accommodation are offered:

Host families - who will not only introduce to you to the French way of life and help you to practise the language but will also give you a taste of the local and delicious regional specialities.They will provide

  • bath towels and bedding
  • breakfast and dinner during the week and full board at weekend
  • a single room

Price: € 185 per week

Executive host family accommodation is also available, which includes a private bathroom. 

Price:  € 260  per week

**Students with specific dietary needs or preferences should make this known at the time of booking, so that a suitable family can be found for them.**

Residences - three possibilities in Rouen:

  • Residence Hotelière - a brand new residence near the school offering a superior standard and services including breakfast.  Price: single room from € 550 per month (or € 30 per night for shorter stays) + € 80 resgistration fee.
  • 2 residences in central Rouen with studio accommodation, less modern than the Residence hotelière, further from the metro.  Price: €  380 per month + electricity (based on a four-month let).  A deposit of one month's rent will be charged, returnable at the end of the course, provided that the student has not damaged the apartment.
  • Studio in family house - some host families with large houses, about 20/30 minutes from the school, have transformed their upper floors into studios and offer single rooms for up to five students, who share bathroom and kitchen facilities.  Price: from € 280 per month + electricity.

Hotels and Gites - several options in Rouen, information on request.

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