French Language Summer Courses

General

Program Description

The Sorbonne University offers, in collaboration with SIAL, French courses (as a foreign language). Each course is 2 weeks long.

5 levels are available: level A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

A1, A2, and B1: 40 hours in total

The hours of courses for these levels consist of general French courses only, during which students work on several skills: oral comprehension, written comprehension, oral expression, and written expression. The chosen themes and media further enable participants to become familiar with different aspects of French cultural life, including lifestyles, the French education and University system, and the history of the Latin Quarter.

Schedule

From Monday to Friday (No classes on Tuesday, July 14, French national day)

  • A1: From 9.30 am until 12 pm and from 1 pm until 3 pm
  • A2: From 9.30 am until 12 pm and from 1.30 pm until 4 pm
  • B1: From 9.30 am until 12 pm and from 1.30 pm until 4 pm

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B2 and C1: 60 hours in total

General French courses, consisting of 3 hours session in the morning and 1 hour 30 minutes in the afternoon, during which students work on several linguistic skills: written comprehension, oral comprehension, written expression, and oral expression. The chosen themes and media further enable participants to become familiar with different aspects of French cultural life, including lifestyles, the French education and University system, and the history of the Latin Quarter.

Culture and civilization course consisting of 10 sessions / 1 our 30 each which provide points of reference in the fields of French culture and civilization. The main trends in critical thinking and French artistic movements from the Renaissance to the present day will also be presented; various types of media - literary, musical, pictorial, cinematographic or architectural will be used.

Schedule

From Monday to Friday (No classes on Tuesday, July 14, French national day)

  • From 9.30 am until 1 pm and from 2 pm until 5.30 pm

Please note that seats are limited

These FLE courses can be completed by one or more cycles of Université d’été.

Level Test

Unless you are a beginner, testing is compulsory if you cannot provide official proof of your level in French. Please contact us to take the test online: formation-continue@paris-sorbonne.fr

Dates

  • A1: from the 6th until the 17th of July 2020
  • A2: from the 15th until the 24th of July 2020
  • B1: from the 15th until the 24th of July 2020
  • B2: from the 13th until the 24th of July 2020
  • C1: from the 6th until the 17th of July 2020

Fees

  • A1 (40 hours) : 800 €
  • A2 (40 hours) : 810 €
  • B1 (40 hours) : 810 €
  • B2 (60 hours) : 1210 €
  • C1 (60 hours) : 1210 €
Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

The Summer University offers several cycles, in French and in English, taught by academics from the Sorbonne Université cluster.

The Summer University offers several cycles, in French and in English, taught by academics from the Sorbonne Université cluster. Read less