Summer course in French

Top Summer Courses in French

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A summer course is taken over several weeks between the spring and fall semesters, and is often taken to enhance a student’s knowledge in a particular area. It may also be taken to prepare for upcoming classes or as an intensive program to gain quick proficiency in an area of study.

What is a summer course in French? It is a course that helps students learn the language of French, or improve their current level of French. Emphasis will be placed on speaking and pronunciation, as well as oral comprehension and conversation skills. Grammar, spelling and writing are also important aspects of a summer course in French. In addition, individuals will learn about how French culture is similar to and differs from their own. They will also gain insight into the intricacies of human interactions.

Summer courses in French provide students with important language skills such as grammar, vocabulary and communication. Individuals who complete such a course will be able to write, speak and understand French. These courses also provide individuals with knowledge about the form, the meaning and the context of the French language.

The costs of a summer course will depend on both the length and location of the course. Contacting the school that offers the course you are interested in is the best way to understand the costs associated with the program.

Taking a summer course in French prepares language students for vocations in a diverse range of professions. The education field employs French speakers as teachers, researchers and librarians. Many types of businesses and financial institutions seek out bilingual people for employment. The hospitality industry has a constant need for people who speak foreign languages, as do governmental agencies.

Schools today offer many choices for students, including classes that you can take online from any location. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Junior Camp & Junior PM Camp at ILSC-Montreal (English/French)

ILSC Education Group
Campus Full time 1 - 7 weeks June 2018 Canada Montreal

Study English or French during the day at ILSC–Montréal. Our modern campus is located in beautiful Old Montréal, close to the Old Port, the Notre Dame Basilica, and more. [+]

Junior Camp at ILSC-Montreal

Program Snapshot Program Length: 1-7 weeks Language Levels: Any level Age requirement: 13-17 years Language: Available in English or French About the City

Montréal is Canada’s uniquely bilingual metropolis. The city offers culture around the clock in both English and French. Old-world architecture and new-world chic, stylish shopping districts and lush green parks are on almost every corner! You will be amazed by its urban charm.

About the Program

Study English or French during the day at ILSC–Montréal. Our modern campus is located in beautiful Old Montréal, close to the Old Port, the Notre Dame Basilica, and more. ILSC-Montreal offers two Junior Camp Program options with English or French classes in the morning or afternoon. Enjoy a complete cultural, and English or French immersion experience at ILSC.... [-]


LAS Summer Language Program Course

Leysin American School
Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2018 Switzerland Leysin

The LAS Summer language Program is an intensive program consisting of two optional streams, English or French. The purpose is to increase students’ skills, abilities, and confidence in their selected language. Students are divided into groups based on an appropriate age range and ability. Learning takes place in and out of the classroom and each week will be themed in order to add focus and richness to the language acquisition process. [+]

The LAS Summer Language Program is an intensive program consisting of two optional streams, English or French. The purpose is to increase students’ skills, abilities, and confidence in their selected language. Students are divided into groups based on an appropriate age range and ability. Learning takes place in and out of the classroom and each week will be themed in order to add focus and richness to the language acquisition process.

English Stream

The LAS Summer program is an English language environment. However, we recognize that some students are not quite ready for this English language immersion experience. For those students, we offer three levels of specific English language instruction, Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced. When submitting an application students/parents select the level, they think best represents their student’s abilities. Upon arrival on campus students take a placement test to confirm they are enrolled at the correct level. Each level offers a variety of learning opportunities that include reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.... [-]


Summer course From Monday 3rd to Thursday 20th July 2017

University Of Avignon
Campus Full time 3 - 20  June 2018 France Avignon

Development of French language skills, in connection with the Theatre Festival of Avignon. [+]

Summer course "French and Theatre" from From July 2019.

Development of French language skills, in connection with the Theatre Festival of Avignon.

Program

Minimum level required: Elementary (A2). The course is not suitable for beginners. A specific programme can be offered to a group of beginners, please contact us. French language classes: 30 hours Students are tested then placed into groups depending on their level. Both oral and written skills are covered, after a needs analysis based on the initial placement tests. A range of communicative activities, connected with the Theatre Festival, are carried out (vox pops, interviews, creative writing), as well as an introduction to the theatre plays planned in the cultural programme. Theatre workshop: 15 hours Voice and movement, improvisation, then work from texts. The workshop will lead to a performance, which will conclude the course. French Theatre History: 5 hours In connection with the shows planned in the theatre programme.... [-]


Summer Session for Foreign Students (Learning French in France)

Cours d'Eté Nancy (Summer Courses for Foreign Students)
Campus Full time 2 - 4 weeks September 2018 France Nancy

The Summer Session for Foreign Students has courses for all levels of learners of French, from beginner to advanced, for students, teachers and professional people. [+]

Organisation des cours Les Cours d'Eté pour Etudiants Etrangers offrent des programmes adaptés à tous les niveaux, du débutant au confirmé, étudiant, enseignant ou tout autre professionnel.

C'est pourquoi un test de placement est organisé le lundi de votre arrivée. A la suite de cela, vous serez affecté à un groupe de niveau. Chaque groupe est constitué d'au maximum 15 personnes.

Un examen final est organisé à l’issue de la 3è et de la 4è semaines (séjours A et B uniquement). Ses résultats peuvent être validés dans les cursus des étudiants des universités avec lesquelles nous avons une convention de partenariat. Dans ce cas, un relevé de notes individuel est établi sur demande en français et/ou en anglais. Pour tous les participants, un diplôme est délivré.... [-]


French Course - Summer program for 13-17 years old

Accord Language Schools
Campus Full time Part time 2 weeks September 2018 France Paris United Kingdom Manchester + 3 more

Play and Learn: This is how students describe the ACCORD’s teaching methodology during the Paris All Inclusive French Summer Campus. [+]

The Summer Campus is specifically designed for young people and meets:

Parents' expectations in terms of security, quality teaching, comfort, hygiene and healthy food Youngsters' expectations: discover Paris, make friends with other young people of various nationalities, get involved in many sports and fun activities.

The residence is located South of Paris. Classes and activities take place in the residence.

Saint Nicolas Summer campus: A residence in Paris

The «Saint Nicolas Residence», conveniently located in Southern Paris, offers comfortable accommodation while allowing easy access to the most famous Parisian landmarks: the Louvre Museum, the Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, Notre-Dame, etc.... [-]


Paris Summer - Intermediate Language

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 7 weeks May 2018 France Paris

Your intensive 6-credit intermediate French language course, taught in French by native French speakers, incorporates course-related excursions in Paris, including visits to art museums and architectural and historical landmarks [+]

Overview

Learn about French culture and history while improving your French language skills in Paris, a city that comes to life in the summertime. Your intensive 6-credit intermediate French language course, taught in French by native French speakers, incorporates course-related excursions in Paris, including visits to art museums and architectural and historical landmarks.

Quick Facts Center: IES Abroad Paris French Studies City: Paris Country: France Program Credits: 6 credits Language of Instruction: French Language Prerequisites: 2-3 semesters of French (Intermediate) Program Dates

After you are admitted, refer to the Travel Dates section of the Predeparture Information in your MyIESabroad account before booking travel.... [-]


Paris Summer - Beginning Language & Marketing

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 6 weeks May 2018 France Paris

Learn French while studying international marketing and brand management in Paris, one of the world’s great cities—home to Global Fortune 500 companies and luxurious brands, as well as sidewalk cafes, stunning gardens, outdoor markets, and more.

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Overview

Learn French while studying international marketing and brand management in Paris, one of the world’s great cities—home to Global Fortune 500 companies and luxurious brands, as well as sidewalk cafes, stunning gardens, outdoor markets, and more. As an important international business center that boasts one of the highest GDPs of any city, Paris is an ideal city to study marketing and to begin your study of the French language.

Quick Facts Center: IES Abroad Paris Business and International Affairs City: Paris Country: France Program Credits: 6 or 7 credits Language of Instruction: French Language Prerequisites: None Program Dates

After you are admitted, refer to the Travel Dates section of the Predeparture Information in your MyIESabroad account before booking travel.... [-]


Nice Summer – Multiculturalism in France

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 6 weeks May 2018 France Nice

Designed for students who are interested in learning about the growing diversity of France, the Mediterranean basin, and Europe as a whole, our Multiculturalism study abroad program in Nice allows you to learn about the immigrant migration that has taken place over the years and enhance your cultural understanding.

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Overview

There are many reasons why people from all over the world travel to Nice in the summer—the sunshine, the famous coastline, and lively arts scene. Nice is an ideal location on the Mediterranean, which is what also has attracted immigrants from a variety of countries and has made the region so wonderfully diverse.

Designed for students who are interested in learning about the growing diversity of France, the Mediterranean basin and Europe as a whole, our Multiculturalism study abroad program in Nice allows you to learn about the immigrant migration that has taken place over the years and enhance your cultural understanding. The program features a two-week excursion to Marseille and Morocco, where students will expand upon the materials of their area studies courses in actual field based study of these two important locations in France’s multicultural makeup.... [-]


Arles Summer - Study in Provence

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 6 weeks June 2018 France Arles

You will immerse yourself in French language study and the culture of the Midi region of France. A highlight of this program is the language-intensive lunches that take place at local restaurants, where you practice your French with IES Abroad professors and staff while enjoying the wonderful cuisine of Provence.

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Overview

The charming Provençal town of Arles, with a 2,000-year-old Roman arena at its center, is famous for its beautiful architecture and its association with Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne, and Picasso. Many dance, music, photography, theater, and folklore festivals take place in and around the city throughout the summer, making it a vibrant location for summer study in France.

You will immerse yourself in French language study and the culture of the Midi region of France. A highlight of this program is the language-intensive lunches that take place at local restaurants, where you practice your French with IES Abroad professors and staff while enjoying the wonderful cuisine of Provence. Fridays are reserved for course-related activities and excursions, such as cooking classes, concerts at the Arènes d’Arles, a Van Gogh walking tour, theater workshops, and more.... [-]


Summer Programme

IPAG Business School
Campus Full time 21 - 36 hours June 2018 France Paris Nice + 1 more

Add to your academic credits this summer while enjoying Paris [+]

Add to your academic credits this summer while enjoying Paris/Nice

Discover Nice, Monaco and the Riviera! Discover the district of Saint-Germain-des-Prés and all the monuments in Paris! From Nice and Paris, it’s easy to travel in Europe.

Choose 2 courses from:

Business Strategy (6 ECTS) 36 hours Luxury Brand Management (6 ECTS) 36 hours French Culture and Civilisation (4 ECTS) 21 hours French Language for beginners (4 ECTS) 21 hours

Activities

Welcome and farewell events Wine and cheese tasting City and enterprise visits Museums and perfume manufacturers tour Duration

21-36 hours

Cost & Fees

€ 2,200 covering tuition fees, course material, activities and company visits, bus pass € 2,000: Special discount for 5 students from the same university € 1,000 deposit to be paid before April... [-]


SUMMER IN FRANCE

Audencia Business School
Campus Full time 1 - 8 weeks May 2018 France Nantes Toulouse + 1 more

This intensive program is designed for students who need additional credits or want to experience studying at Audencia before committing to a full-time schedule. Our summer term is ideal for students who want to broaden their knowledge and deepen their understanding of the European market and management practices. Our summer school offers classes in many fields such as marketing, finance, international trade, big data and much more ! [+]

SUMMER IN FRANCE

This intensive program is designed for students who need additional credits or want to experience studying at Audencia before committing to a full-time schedule. Our summer term is ideal for students who want to broaden their knowledge and deepen their understanding of the European market and management practices. The program is based on a combination of coursework, company visits, and city tours. Students may complete the entire 8-week program or select weeks that fit their needs and interests. Each week, students may choose one of the courses being offered. French courses are also provided for students who wish to participate, and accommodation with a French host family can be arranged upon request. Students are welcome to go on regular field trips with us, where we will take them on tours of companies such as Cartier, Louis Vuitton, EDF, and Cointreau.... [-]


Special Summer Campus

Institut Europeen De Francais
Campus Full time September 2018 France Montpellier

This course is recommended to you if you are at least 17 years old, and if you wish to learn or to perfect your French for personal or school purposes, on long-term or short-term immersion. This program emphasizes oral skills and cultural discovery. [+]

This course is recommended to you if you are at least 17 years old, and if you wish to learn or to perfect your French for personal or school purposes, on long-term or short-term immersion. This program emphasizes oral skills and cultural discovery.

Number of lessons

28 lessons of 45mn a week (21 hours): 20 General French lessons + 2 open workshops of 45 mn + 6 lessons of oral practice + Cultural activities pack + Accommodation in student residence halls (single room with private bathroom).

Description Communicative Method and task-based learning, based on the CECRL (Common European Reference frame for Languages). Development of various competencies: oral / written understanding, oral / written expression. Use of French in everyday situations: studies, work, travel, or for personal pleasure using a variety of sources including newspapers, songs, photos, audio, and video. Small groups of 7 people on average (Maximum 12 persons). Open workshops of 45 minutes: French pronunciation and phonetics, idiomatic expressions, regular French, games, and activities... Oral practice lessons: you will train to speak (presentations, speeches), to interact (dialogues, exchanges of ideas and opinions, role-plays). You will learn to better listen to and understand situations of French life and culture. You will improve your pronunciation and your fluency in French. Cultural Activities: 2 activities during the week (Cooking club, tasting local products, ½ a day excursions) + a whole day excursion at the weekend. Accommodation: single room with private bathroom in student residence halls. Levels ... [-]

The classics of French literature - Summer Course

Sorbonne University - Summer School
Campus 1 - 4 weeks July 2018 France Paris

This cycle of conferences offers a journey through the major works of French literature, to discover or rediscover emblematic texts, bases of a common culture. In particular, we discuss the works that made an impact during their creation and after. [+]

Duration: one week

Week 1: From the 2nd until 6th of July 2018 Week 2: From the 9th until 13th of July 2018 Week 3: From the 16th until 20 of July 2018 Week 4: From the 23rd until 27th of July 2018

From 9.30AM until 12.30PM

This cycle of conferences offers a journey through the major works of French literature, to discover or rediscover emblematic texts, bases of a common culture. In particular, we discuss the works that made an impact during their creation and after.

We thus examine what makes a classic, by considering the various ways in which literary productions play with aesthetic codes and fashion models - from the Renaissance to the contemporary period. Each conference considers a particular period of French literature and analyzes two works.... [-]


Paris, a factory of a capital: 5 000 years of history - Summer Course

Sorbonne University - Summer School
Campus 1 week July 2018 France Paris

People who come to Paris for the Sorbonne Summer University are often eager to know the capital through what connects architecture and urban planning. [+]

Duration: one week

Attention: this cycle takes place over 6 days, from Monday to Saturday

Week 2: From the 9th until the 14th of July 2018

From 9.30 AM until 12.30 PM and from 2 PM until 5 PM

Program

People who come to Paris for the Sorbonne Summer University are often eager to know the capital through what connects architecture and urban planning. The general idea of this course consists in proposing a panoramic view of Paris through five major historical periods of its development:

From the origin of Parisii to the birth of the ancient cityNathalie Ginoux, Art History, and Archaeology, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université The medieval ParisRose-Marie Ferré, Art History, and Archaeology, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université The baroq ParisAlexandre Gady, Art History, and Archaeology, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université The Haussmann ParisJean-Baptiste Minnaert, Art History, and Archaeology, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université Paris at the 20th centuryJean-Baptiste Minnaert, Art History, and Archaeology, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université ... [-]

The Great War, worries and reconstruction - Summer Course

Sorbonne University - Summer School
Campus 1 week July 2018 France Paris

The centenary of the end of the First World War is part of several memory issues. First war that mobilized troops from all continents, this war was also more deadly than any other before. [+]

Duration: one week

Week 2: From the 9th until the 2013th July 2018

From 2 PM until 5 PM and a full day of excursion

The centenary of the end of the First World War is part of several memory issues. First war that mobilized troops from all continents, this war was also more deadly than any other before.

This cycle will look at the societal upheaval that resulted from the Great War and how it changed the course of the twentieth century.

The novels of the Great War Catherine Helbert, French Literature, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université Masks and faces of the Great War: fighters, weapons, and wounds in 1914-1918Olivier Forcade, Histoire, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université Austria-Hungary in the warOlivier Chaline, history, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université Course to be determined A day excursion: visits to some places of memory in the Somme, commented by Olivier Forcade La Boisselle, Beaumont-Hamel, Péronne ... [-]