Language course French in Aix en Provence

IS Aix-en-Provence

Learn French in Aix-en-Provence at our partner French school, IS - Aix. Specialised in teaching French as a foreign language to adults for over 35 years, IS-Aix welcomes students from over 40 different nationalities who all come to Aix-en-Provence with the goal of learning French. The school is located in a charming former private mansion with beautiful gardens, close to the town centre.

Key features of our partner French school in Aix-en-Provence:

  • The school validated by the French Ministry of Education and is a member of Français langue étrangère
  • 15 fully equipped French classrooms
  • Large student nationality mix
  • Specific starting dates for beginners and open start dates for any other level
  • Teaching materials included in the price of intensive course
  • Computer room with free internet access and computer programmes to support French language study
  • Minimum age: 18 years

Social Programme

If you are a sport’s lover, then Aix-en-Provence is the perfect place to enjoy them alongside your French course. IS - Aix arranges several activities for students to enjoy after their French classes, including:

  • Water sports, horse riding, golf, cycling, rock climbing, tennis and hiking
  • Also available are painting, theatre and sculpture classes
  • Body care at the Thermes d’Aix

The nearest French ski resorts are also just 2 hours away from Aix-en-Provence.

Activity programme Aix-en-Provence

Intensive

Intensive
The intensive French course consists of 20 French lessons per week for a minimum of 2 weeks. The classes focus on developing the following:

 

• Listening and written comprehension
• Speaking  with more confidence and ease
• Communicating in everyday situations
• Extending student’s knowledge of  French politics, social life and culture

 

Reservation of a 1 week French course is only available upon request. The group size is 5-10 students. Maximum duration is 10 weeks. For long term courses, we recommend the trimester course.

 

Intensive 30

The Intensive 30 French course includes general French lessons in the mornings and theme workshops in the afternoon in which to widen your knowledge about French civilisation and conversation using creative workshops amongst other topics. There are also another 2 additional optional conference lessons per week available to students. Beginners cannot take this course, an intermediate level of French is required..

 

Class Timetable*:

 

•20 lessons per week: 09.00 – 10.30 (break) 11.00 – 12.30 (on the starting date the first French class for new students will be between 14.00 – 15.30)
•30 lessons per week: 09.00 – 10.30 (break) 11.00 – 12.30 and 14.00 – 15.30 (on the starting date the first French class for new students will be between 14.00 – 15.30)  

*The class timetable is subject to change due to the distribution of classes devised by the school.

 

 

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 465 725 1050 1375 1525 1815 2235 2775
Intensive with host family, single room, no meals 640 1075 1575 2075 2400 2865 3635 4275
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 717 1229 1806 2383 2785 3327 4251 5075
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 651 1097 1608
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 10 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 590 975 1425 1875 2150 2565 3235 4025
Intensive with host family, single room, no meals 765 1325 1950 2575 3025 3615 4635 5525
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 842 1479 2181 2883 3410 4077 5251 6325
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 776 1347 1983
Starting dates:  

beginner : 09/01, 20/03, 15/05, 12/06, 10/07, 07/08, 18/09, 13/11
from beginner : 09/01, 23/01, 06/02, 20/02, 06/03, 20/03, 03/04, 17/04, 01/05, 15/05, 29/05, 12/06, 26/06, 10/07, 24/07, 07/08, 21/08, 04/09, 18/09, 02/10, 16/10, 30/10, 13/11, 27/11, 11/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

To participate in the intensive course with 30 lessons, an intermediate level of French is required.

Info host family:  

A host family based on B&B can only be booked up 3 weeks. Students are not allowed to use the kitchen. A double is only available for 2 people travelling together.

Accommodation in a studio or hotel is possible on request (prices may vary).

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • guided city tour on first day

Courses with a duration of one week can only be booked on request.

Activities such as painting, horseback riding and golf can be booked through us but will have to be paid on the spot in Aix-en-Provence. The school charges a reservation fee of € 50, which will be invoiced by StudyTravel.

In 2017 the school is closed on 01/01/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 08/05/2017, 25/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 14/07/2017, 15/08/2017, 01/11/2017, 11/11/2017, 25/12/2017.
Lessons missed on national holidays will be rescheduled on other days (except for the Christmas holiday). It is possible to book individual lessons during the Christmas holiday.

Intensive Trimester

If you would like to stay for a longer period in Aix-en-Provence, the trimester course might be a good option. This course of 8, 16 or 24 weeks offers 20 lessons of general French per week. The trimester course is also a good preparation for the DELF exam. This exam is not included in the price but if you wish you can take this exam in Cannes, Montpellier or Lyon.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  8 weeks 16 weeks 24 weeks  
Intensive Trimester without accommodation 1675 3275 4875
Intensive Trimester with host family, single room, no meals 3075 5675 8235
Intensive Trimester with host family, single room, halfboard 3691 6955 10155
Starting dates:  

23/01, 20/03, 15/05, 10/07, 04/09, 30/10 (8 weeks), 23/01, 20/03, 15/05, 10/07, 04/09 (16 weeks), 23/01, 20/03, 15/05, 10/07 (24 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

A host family based on B&B can only be booked up 3 weeks. Students are not allowed to use the kitchen. A double is only available for 2 people travelling together.

Accommodation in a studio or hotel is possible on request (prices may vary).

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • guided city tour on first day

Courses with a duration of one week can only be booked on request.

Activities such as painting, horseback riding and golf can be booked through us but will have to be paid on the spot in Aix-en-Provence. The school charges a reservation fee of € 50, which will be invoiced by StudyTravel.

In 2017 the school is closed on 01/01/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 08/05/2017, 25/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 14/07/2017, 15/08/2017, 01/11/2017, 11/11/2017, 25/12/2017.
Lessons missed on national holidays will be rescheduled on other days (except for the Christmas holiday). It is possible to book individual lessons during the Christmas holiday.

French & cookery

In addition to an Intensive French course, it is also possible for students to take French cookery lessons in the afternoon to learn about Provençale cuisine, French wine, local products and gastronomic vocabulary for a period of 2 weeks. In order to take this course you must have at least a basic level of French.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2017

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
28
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks  
French & cookery without accommodation 1115
French & cookery with host family, single room, no meals 1465
French & cookery with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1487
French & cookery with host family, single room, halfboard 1619
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 20/03, 12/06, 18/09, 13/11

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

A host family based on B&B can only be booked up 3 weeks. Students are not allowed to use the kitchen. A double is only available for 2 people travelling together.

Accommodation in a studio or hotel is possible on request (prices may vary).

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • guided city tour on first day

Courses with a duration of one week can only be booked on request.

Activities such as painting, horseback riding and golf can be booked through us but will have to be paid on the spot in Aix-en-Provence. The school charges a reservation fee of € 50, which will be invoiced by StudyTravel.

In 2017 the school is closed on 01/01/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 08/05/2017, 25/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 14/07/2017, 15/08/2017, 01/11/2017, 11/11/2017, 25/12/2017.
Lessons missed on national holidays will be rescheduled on other days (except for the Christmas holiday). It is possible to book individual lessons during the Christmas holiday.

French Wine Course

In addition to an Intensive French course, it is also possible for students to take theoretical and practical lessons about French wine during the afternoon. The French wine course is run by a professional oenologist who will teach you wine vocabulary, how to combine wine with dishes and wine analysis. The French wine course will also include a wine tasting session with each class and a visit to a local wine producer. The wine course consists of approx. 12 lessons in total over a period of 2 weeks.

Prices 2017

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Number of lessons per week:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • guided city tour on first day

Courses with a duration of one week can only be booked on request.

Activities such as painting, horseback riding and golf can be booked through us but will have to be paid on the spot in Aix-en-Provence. The school charges a reservation fee of € 50, which will be invoiced by StudyTravel.

In 2017 the school is closed on 01/01/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 08/05/2017, 25/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 14/07/2017, 15/08/2017, 01/11/2017, 11/11/2017, 25/12/2017.
Lessons missed on national holidays will be rescheduled on other days (except for the Christmas holiday). It is possible to book individual lessons during the Christmas holiday.

Host family

Living with a French host family whilst you learn French in Aix-en-Provence offers students the unique opportunity to become fully immersed in the French way of life during their stay. Students can stay in an individual room on either a bed and breakfast or half board basis. It is also possible to choose an accommodation only option, with use of the family’s kitchen. If you stay with a host family where you already have meals included, it is not possible to use the family kitchen to prepare your own food.   

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Learn French in Aix-en-Provence, a French town famous for it's art and culture. With its 300 days of year round sun, Aix-en-Provence has been known since ancient times as the “Ville de eau”. and was inspired by the region’s landscape to create beautiful and colourful paintings. Aix-en-Provence's student scene creates a lively atmosphere which is always greatly enjoyed by French language students who choose to learn French in Aix-en-Provence. With a third of the city's population being students, fun is guaranteed. Typical attractions of Aix-en-Provence include small markets, narrow streets, fountains and open air terraces. All this considered, choosing to learn French in Aix-en-Provence can be considered as encompassing fun, an excellent climate, culture and French language.

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