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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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IES Abroad

Beginning in Summer 2019, our intermediate and advanced summer language programs in Paris will merge into one language immersion program for students with at least two se ... [+]

Beginning in Summer 2019, our intermediate and advanced summer language programs in Paris will merge into one language immersion program for students with at least two semesters of college-level French.

Why Paris?

With its grand boulevards, world-famous monuments, unparalleled literary and artistic history, and its simple joie de vivre, Paris is a city that will change you forever.

The Paris of today is a multifaceted and multicultural metropolis that offers a doorway to the cultures of the world. Learn about French culture and history while improving your French language skills in Paris, a city that comes to life in the summer.

What You'll Study

You earn 6 credits through French language and/or French-taught area studies course, depending on your language level, which will be determined on-site. Courses are taught by native French speakers, and incorporate course-related trips in Paris, including visits to art museums, and to architectural and historical landmarks.... [-]

France Paris
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Full-time
7 weeks
Campus
CLL Language Centres

The strength of our Magellan programme resides in the fact that it combines three key features: daring to speak French, (the lessons focus, for the most part, on oral pra ... [+]

Prepare for your stay in a francophone university The strength of our Magellan programme resides in the fact that it combines three key features: daring to speak French, (the lessons focus, for the most part, on oral practice and communication), being efficient (preparing for studies, conducting research or working in French) and discovering our culture (thanks to cultural visits and meeting people). Who is this course for?

The Magellan programme is for all kinds of learners, ranging from beginner to intermediate level, who plan to settle in Belgium for some time, either to study at a university or to carry out some kind of professional activity in the context of teaching.Each and every one will find a programme content adapted to their particular needs and in line with their existing knowledge and target objectives.... [-]

Belgium Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve
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French
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
CLL Language Centres

The « Alizé » programme promotes maximum efficiency in mastering French thanks to its flexible nature and the ready way it adapts to your objectives. You can register for ... [+]

The ‘‘Alize’’ Programme

2 weeks of intensive French lessons in the heart of Europe

The « Alizé » programme promotes maximum efficiency in mastering French thanks to its flexible nature and the ready way it adapts to your objectives. You can register for a pack of several modules or begin with a single module and then add supplementary sessions until you have reached your objectives.

Who is this course for?

Every learner, from beginner to upper-intermediate level, will find what they need on this programme. Indeed, « Alizé » offers a menu of activities adapted to the specific needs and learning styles of each and every participant.Duration

The course covers 50 hours over a two-week period, during the summer months. A new session starts every two weeks from 2/07 to 27/08 (final module ends on 7/09).... [-]

Belgium Woluwe-Saint-Lambert
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French
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
BLI Language Schools

Learning at BLI is an experience that goes beyond the classroom. You will be part of multicultural classes taught by qualified teachers who will make your learning time f ... [+]

Learn Learning at BLI is an experience that goes beyond the classroom. You will be part of multicultural classes taught by qualified teachers who will make your learning time fun, interesting and interactive. Classes are never the same! The topics covered in the classes are carefully chosen to keep you engaged and motivated. By the end of the program, you will have more confidence in your language skills and will have achieved your objectives in a fun and interactive way. Live Living in a city where the language you are learning is spoken will give you the opportunity to practice your English or French in real life situations. You will benefit from a true immersion by being exposed to natural language, listening to real people, and connecting with the culture of French and English in Canada. Let your language skills grow outside of the classroom as you adapt to living in one of the safest, most affordable and most beautiful cities in North America. With history, culture and friendly people all around you, you will never learn as quickly and effectively as when you surround yourself with these elements. Enjoy Connecting with other students from all over the world, you will make amazing friends and learn about many other cultures while practicing English or French together. Our Activity Program will ensure you create memories to cherish for the rest of your life as you bond and learn together in a relaxed and fun environment. Language studies have never been more... [-]
Canada Montreal Québec City
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Full-time
2 - 6 weeks
Campus
Sorbonne University - Summer School

The Sorbonne University offers, in collaboration with SIAL, French courses (as a foreign language). Each course is 2 weeks long. 6 levels are available: level A1.1, A1.2, ... [+]

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

6 levels are available: level A1.1, A1.2, A2, B1, B2 and C1 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

A1.1, A1.2, 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.... [-]

France Paris
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Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Leysin American School

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

Switzerland Leysin
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Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
IES Abroad

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 lu ... [+]

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.... [-]

France Paris
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French
Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
IES Abroad

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 abr ... [+]

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.... [-]

France Nice
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Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
IES Abroad

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 p ... [+]

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.... [-]

France Arles
September 2019
French
Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
Cours d'Eté Nancy (Summer Courses for Foreign Students)

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.... [-]

France Nancy
September 2019
French
Full-time
2 - 4 weeks
Campus
Accord Language Schools

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.... [-]

France Paris United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 weeks
Campus
Institut Europeen De Francais

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 sh ... [+]

Conditions: Valid for courses until 31.12.2018Click on the image to get an instant online quote and book now!

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, etc. 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 the 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:... [-]
France Montpellier
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
IPAG Business School

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... [-]

France Paris Nice
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Full-time
21 - 36 hours
Campus
Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne

Courses (possibility to choose 1, 2 or 3 weeks) consisting of twenty hours per week offering three possible levels : wrong beginner, intermediate (all skills plus culture ... [+]

June and July training course

Courses (possibility to choose 1, 2 or 3 weeks) consisting of twenty hours per week offering two possible levels: intermediate (all skills plus culture) and advanced (all skills plus culture and literature).

Courses are held in the morning and the afternoon. Cultural activities and tours (included in the registration fees) are available.

Usually available workshops:

French via the theatre, singing, cheese tasting.

Guided tours in Reims:

the city the cathedral one champagne cellar

Hiking:

Visit of the Montagne de Reims and the vineyard and a visit of a champagne producer.

In addition, the city of Reims hosts a festival of international renown throughout the summer. ... [-]

France Reims
June 2020
French
Full-time
1 - 3 weeks
Campus
HEC Montréal Business Language Training Center

You want to learn or improve your French? This 4-week intensive program is made just for you: Language course focusing on professional French; company visits; rich and va ... [+]

You want to learn or improve your French? This 4-week intensive program is made just for you: Language course focusing on professional French company visits rich and varied sociocultural activities. This summer, come and experience what life in Montreal has to offer… Communicate

Participate in a total immersion experience to acquire or refine your writing and speaking skills in Business French, thereby increasing your opportunities in the international job market.

Explore

Immerse yourself in a program that revolves around the discovery of Montreal, the largest French-speaking city in North America, through a wide variety of cultural activities as well as numerous meetings with key economic players in Montreal and internationally: Hydro-Québec, Cirque Éloize, Radio-Canada, Moment Factory, La TOHU…... [-]

Canada Montreal
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French
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
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