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 and train station (2 minutes walking) and a aproximately 10 minutes walking distance from the lake. In summer there are some 250 students in the school and 170 on average in the rest of the year. More than 45 nationalities are represented in this school, so that you can enjoy the French culture in Annecy as well as the international air in the school.

 

Key features of our partner French school in Annecy:

  • Member of Français langue étrangère and SOUFFLE
  • Modern, well equipped classrooms
  • Specific starting dates for beginners and open start dates for any other levels
  • Library
  • Computer room with free internet access
  • Language Laboratory
  • Study room
  • Teaching materials included in the price of intensive course
  • Minimum age: 18 years

Social Programme

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

  • Cooking lessons
  • 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 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.
Classes are either in the morning (9.00am-12.20pm) OR in the afternoon (1.30pm-4.50pm) according to the timetable of the school, meaning your course timetable may vary from day to day (some days morning lessons and some days afternoon lessons).

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
40
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks 33 weeks 34 weeks 35 weeks 36 weeks 37 weeks 38 weeks 39 weeks 40 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 280 510 740 838 1038 1237 1437 1540 1728 1915 2103 2236 2380 2560 2740 2920 3100 3280 3460 3640 3820 4000 4180 4270 4353 4525 4725 4870 5043 5215 5388 5560 5733 5905 6078 6115 6145 6310 6475 6640
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1298 1948 2147 2347 2450 3058 3245 3433 3566 4130 4310 4490 4670 5270 5450 5630 5810 6410 6590 6770 6860 7363 7535 7735 7880 8473 8645 8818 8990 9583 9755 9928 9965 10415 10580 10745 10910
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 870 1100 1330 1428 2208 2407 2607 2710 3448 3635 3823 3956 4650 4830 5010 5190 5920 6100 6280 6460 7190 7370 7550 7640 8273 8445 8645 8790 9513 9685 9858 10030 10753 10925 11098 11135 11715 11880 12045 12210
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 470 850 1230 1478 1858 2207 2557 2810 3148 3485 3823 4106 4400 4730 5060 5390 5720 6050 6380 6710 7040 7370 7700 7940 8173 8495 8845 9140 9463 9785 10108 10430 10753 11075 11398 11585 11765 12080 12395 12710
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 520 950 1380 1678 2108 2507 2907 3210 3598 3985 4373 4706 5050 5430 5810 6190 6570 6950 7330 7710 8090 8470 8850 9140 9423 9795 10195 10540 10913 11285 11658 12030 12403 12775 13148 13385 13615 13980 14345 14710
Starting dates:  

beginner : 07/01, 04/02, 04/03, 01/04, 29/04, 03/06, 01/07, 05/08, 02/09, 30/09, 04/11, 02/12
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The intensive course 40 lessons is not suitable for absolute beginners or advanced levels, only for intermediate levels (A1, 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.

Info shared apartment:  

Shared apartments can only be rented per month. Prices might vary according the starting date of the course and can differ from the prices mentioned in the price overview (prices on request).

Info residence:  

The minimum stay in the residence is 4 weeks.

The accommodation in the residence can only be booked per month. Prices might vary according the starting date of the course and can differ from the prices mentioned in the price overview (prices on request).

Transfer:  

€125

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival in Geneva. On arrival in Lyon the price is € 140 p.p. Please fill out on the booking form on which airport you will arrive.

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019 - 04/01/2019, 22/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 08/05/2019, 30/05/2019, 10/06/2019, 15/08/2019, 01/11/2019, 11/11/2019, 23/12/2019 - 03/01/2020. Lessons lost due to public holidays are caught up during the week.

French & skiing

The course French & skiing consists of 20 lessons of French tuition and 2 ski trips during the weekend. It is a perfect way to combine learning French and enjoying the beautiful ski slopes of the Alpes.

The price includes the transport to the ski resort and ski passes. Ski equipment is not included, but can be rented on site. For dates, please check our price list. There are no ski trips the weekend you arrive in Annecy, meaning you have the following amount of ski trips included when you book a course: 

  • 2 weeks course, 2 ski trips
  • 3 weeks course, 4 ski trips
  • 5 weeks course, 8 ski trips
  • 6 weeks course, 10 ski trips
  • 7 weeks course, 12 ski trips
  • 8 weeks course, 14 ski trips

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2019

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
22
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks  
French & skiing without accommodation 680 1080 1348 1718 2087
French & skiing with host family, single room, halfboard 1120 1720 2188 2788 3357
French & skiing with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1020 1570 1988 2538
French & skiing with residence, single room, no meals 1808 2628 2997
French & skiing with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1270 1670 1938 2888 3257
Starting dates:  

beginner : 07/01, 04/02, 04/03
from beginner : 07/01, 14/01, 21/01, 28/01, 04/02, 11/02, 18/02, 25/02, 04/03

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The French & skiing course includes 2 ski trips during the weekend, transport to the ski resort and ski passes. The ski equipment is not included in the price but can be hired on site.

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.

Info shared apartment:  

Shared apartments can only be rented per month. Prices might vary according the starting date of the course and can differ from the prices mentioned in the price overview (prices on request).

Info residence:  

The minimum stay in the residence is 4 weeks.

The accommodation in the residence can only be booked per month. Prices might vary according the starting date of the course and can differ from the prices mentioned in the price overview (prices on request).

Transfer:  

€125

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival in Geneva. On arrival in Lyon the price is € 140 p.p. Please fill out on the booking form on which airport you will arrive.

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019 - 04/01/2019, 22/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 08/05/2019, 30/05/2019, 10/06/2019, 15/08/2019, 01/11/2019, 11/11/2019, 23/12/2019 - 03/01/2020. 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 24 lessons per week, of which 20 lessons are group tuition and 4 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 2019

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:
24
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 520 990 1460 1798
Combined with residence, single room, no meals 980 1450 1920 2258
Combined with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 710 1330 1950 2438
Combined with host family, single room, halfboard 760 1430 2100 2638
Combined with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1110 1580 2050 2388
Starting dates:  

beginner : 07/01, 04/02, 04/03, 01/04, 29/04, 03/06, 01/07, 05/08, 02/09, 30/09, 04/11, 02/12
from beginner : every monday

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.

Info shared apartment:  

Shared apartments can only be rented per month. Prices might vary according the starting date of the course and can differ from the prices mentioned in the price overview (prices on request).

Info residence:  

The minimum stay in the residence is 4 weeks.

The accommodation in the residence can only be booked per month. Prices might vary according the starting date of the course and can differ from the prices mentioned in the price overview (prices on request).

Transfer:  

€125

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival in Geneva. On arrival in Lyon the price is € 140 p.p. Please fill out on the booking form on which airport you will arrive.

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019 - 04/01/2019, 22/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 08/05/2019, 30/05/2019, 10/06/2019, 15/08/2019, 01/11/2019, 11/11/2019, 23/12/2019 - 03/01/2020. Lessons lost due to public holidays are caught up during the week.

One-to-one

The one-to-one course is designed for those who want to optimise their study time. The aim of the one-to-one course programme is to offer a fully personalised method of teaching designed to meet the specific student's needs and desires. As the classes are private, it's one of the most effective ways to learn the language.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2019

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

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
One-to-one without accommodation 1240 2440 3640 4840
One-to-one with residence, single room, no meals 1700 2900 4100 5300
One-to-one with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1430 2780 4130 5480
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 1480 2880 4280 5680
One-to-one with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1830 3030 4230 5430
Starting dates:  

every Monday

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.

Info shared apartment:  

Shared apartments can only be rented per month. Prices might vary according the starting date of the course and can differ from the prices mentioned in the price overview (prices on request).

Info residence:  

The minimum stay in the residence is 4 weeks.

The accommodation in the residence can only be booked per month. Prices might vary according the starting date of the course and can differ from the prices mentioned in the price overview (prices on request).

Transfer:  

€125

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival in Geneva. On arrival in Lyon the price is € 140 p.p. Please fill out on the booking form on which airport you will arrive.

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 2019 the school is closed on: 01/01/2019 - 04/01/2019, 22/04/2019, 01/05/2019, 08/05/2019, 30/05/2019, 10/06/2019, 15/08/2019, 01/11/2019, 11/11/2019, 23/12/2019 - 03/01/2020. Lessons lost due to public holidays are caught up during the week.

Shared apartment

During your stay in Annecy you can live in a shared apartment where you share the bathroom, kitchen and living-room with other students. The shared apartments are only available per calendar month.

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.

Residence

The residence is located at about 25 minutes from the school by bus. The city centre is about 3 kilometres. You will share the bathroom and the kitchen with the other students. Your room consists of a bed, desk, book shelves, large closet and a wash basin. Sheets are provided for but you need to bring your own towels. Access to internet is included.

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