Language course French in Annecy

Institute Français d'Annecy IFALPES

Learn French in Annecy at our partner French school in Annecy, IFALPES. IFALPES is situated in the heart of of the city, close to shops and restaurants. It is very closely located to the bus/train station and historic centre of Annecy and a aproximately 10 minutes walking distance from the lake. 

Key features of our partner French school in Annecy:

  • Member of Français langue étrangère and SOUFFLE
  • 7 modern, well equipped classrooms
  • Study room where you can borrow French books
  • Student lounge area
  • Garden
  • Tourist information: guides, brochures, cultural programs
  • Minimum age: 18 years

Social Programme

Alongside the language courses the language school organises a number of extra curricular activities for students. These can include:

  • Museum and historical building visits
  • Excursions to Grenoble, Turin, Venice, Cannes the Alps and local vineyards

Intensive

The intensive course is perfect for those participants who want to combine their French Study with holidays. You will have 20, 26 or 40 lessons per week. The course of 40 lessons is not suitable for absolute beginners or advanced levels. For the course with 40 lessons, lessons are split into 2 groups: 20 lessons in a group which will correspond to your level and 20 lessons in a group which encourages development. You will have class all day from Monday to Friday.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 14 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
26
40
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 560 1040 1520 2000
Intensive with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 750 1420 2090 2760
Intensive with host family, single room , halfboard 805 1530 2255 2980
Starting dates:  

beginner : 08/01, 04/03, 29/04, 01/07, 02/09, 28/10
from elementary : 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The intensive course 40 lessons is not suitable for absolute beginners or advanced levels, only for intermediate levels (A2, B1, and B2).

For all students who will book a course of more than 12 weeks, the school offers them the possibility to participate in the TCF exam (Test du Connaiisance du Français) free of charge.

Info host family:  

If you stay with a host family a free pick up service from the train or bus station in Annecy is included (upon arrival on Sunday between 10 AM - 8 PM). You have to inform the host family of your hour of arrival.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • student discount card
  • certificate of attendance

If you stay with a host family a free pick up service from the train or bus station in Annecy is included (upon arrival on Sunday between 10 AM - 8 PM).

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 08/05/2024, 20/05/2024, 15/08/2024, 01/11/2024, 11/11/2024 & 23/12/2024 - 05/01/2025. Lessons lost due to public holidays are caught up during the week.

Combined

The combined course offers group and one-to-one tuition. You will follow 26 lessons per week, of which 20 lessons are group tuition and 6 lessons are one-to-one tuition. The combined course perfectly combines the dynamic of group tuition with tailored private lessons. Ideal for those who only have little time available.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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

Max. 15/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
26
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 620 1160 1700 2240
Combined with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 810 1540 2270 3000
Combined with host family, single room , halfboard 865 1650 2435 3220
Starting dates:  

beginner : 08/01, 04/03, 29/04, 01/07, 02/09, 28/10
from elementary : 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

If you stay with a host family a free pick up service from the train or bus station in Annecy is included (upon arrival on Sunday between 10 AM - 8 PM). You have to inform the host family of your hour of arrival.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • student discount card
  • certificate of attendance

If you stay with a host family a free pick up service from the train or bus station in Annecy is included (upon arrival on Sunday between 10 AM - 8 PM).

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/04/2024, 01/05/2024, 08/05/2024, 20/05/2024, 15/08/2024, 01/11/2024, 11/11/2024 & 23/12/2024 - 05/01/2025. Lessons lost due to public holidays are caught up during the week.

Host family

The best way to discover the French way of life is by living with a French host family. You will stay in a single room with bed and breakfast or half-board. Most host families live within 30 minutes distance from the school, walking or by public transport.

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