Intensive residential French course

Whether you are a beginner who wishes to learn to communicate effectively in day-to-day situations, or an intermediate student who wants to develop improved skills and self-confidence, this intensive course will help achieve your goal quickly and enjoyably.

paysageArrival and Accommodation
  • A « welcome dinner » with your instructor
  • Accommodation in a charming one bedroom apartment with all amenities in a beautiful wooden house (reservation through Gites de France)
  • In the heart of the Alpine foothills, just an hour from Nice Airport (airport/train pickup available on request)
  • A 20 minutes walk from the village of Caille, and ten minutes’ drive from the ski slopes of L’Audibergue et La Moulière
Typical day
  • Breakfast with the instructor, followed by three hours of language instruction
  • Lunch, followed by an afternoon activity or excursion
  • An introduction to French cuisine, with the preparation of an evening meal and dinner with the instructor
houseCourse duration
  • Weekend courses from Friday night through 5 PM on Sunday evening
  • Week-long courses from Saturday midday until 10 AM on the following Saturday
  • Possibility of three days of training, from Friday through Monday evening (or tailored from 2-7 days, based on your needs and availability)
  • Option to extend your stay after the course
Method
  • Customized, proprietary materials developed by FrenchExpress and targeted at your level
  • Conversations on a variety of current topics
  • Training through practical, hands-on experience: shopping, ordering in restaurants, etc
  • Specialized vocabulary training (e.g. for business, technology, or a specific industry) on request
« A la carte » activitiesGorges_du_Verdon_Gateway
  • French Cooking
  • Skiing and snowshoeing
  • Hiking
  • « Accro-branche » adventure tree climbing
  • Excursions to local sites such as the Gorges du Verdon, Castellane…