Long-term French Courses

General

Program Description

3 MONTHS / 6 MONTHS / 9 MONTHS: 15 hours / week of general French in a group (7-10 students max.) + 5 hours of workshops (TOTAL: 20h)

Objectives:

  • To enable students to communicate with greater confidence and accuracy in a variety of everyday situations
  • To improve their listening and speaking skills

Minimum Level Required:

All levels

Typical Student Profile:

Young adults (from 16 years on) and adults (from 18 years on).

Duration:

12 weeks (3 months) / 24 weeks (6 months) or 36 weeks (9 months)

Course Start Date:

Every Monday, all year round, except beginners. Beginners must start on the first Monday of each month (see specific dates below).

Jan 06; Feb 03; Mar 03; April 07; May 12; June 02; July 07; Aug 04; Sept 01; Oct 06; Nov 03; Dec 01

Course Schedule:

Group courses (15h): 10h – 13h (Monday) and 9h – 12h (Tuesday to Friday). 2 workshops are spread over 2 afternoons (2 – 4.30 on Monday; 1.15 – 3.45 Tuesday to Friday).

Workshops:

  • Phonetics: Using listening and drilling exercises, students will learn to familiarise with rhythm, word group stress, intonation and liaisons.
  • Language study: The aim of this workshop is to improve students’ listening and speaking skills in everyday life and to revise some grammar points covered during group lessons.
  • French culture: Using games and cinema-related activities, students will be introduced to the French way of life, literature and culture.

Course Structure:

Intercultural groups of between 7 and 10 students maximum in a classroom environment.

Methodology:

This is a highly interactive course with a strong emphasis on oral communication. Homework is set every evening. Relevant manuals are supplied.

Terms and Conditions:

Cancellations or postponements are not permitted once the course has started. There is no price reduction for weeks with a national holiday. Only the first manual is included in the registration fee.

Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

Looking for a French course for foreigners in Paris? Elfe has been specialised in teaching French as a foreign language to adults in small groups of 7 people for more than 20 years.

Looking for a French course for foreigners in Paris? Elfe has been specialised in teaching French as a foreign language to adults in small groups of 7 people for more than 20 years. Read less