Language course French in Antibes

Centre International D'Antibes Juniors

Our partner school in Antibes, CIA (Centre International d'Antibes) organizes a French junior course for students aged 8-17 years old, separated by age (8-12 and 13-17 respectively). CIA is a very well-known French school specializing in young student language programmes in the South of France. They have two juniors campus in residential areas of Antibes (Campus Horticole and Campus Leonardo da Vinci) where students will live and have their French lessons. For students aged 13-17, they can choose also French host family as an accommodation option.

Junior courses can also be booked as part of a family holiday. In these family courses both parents and their children will have French lessons at the same time. For more info, please visit this page.

Key features of our partner French school in Antibes

  • School accredited by EAQUALS and Français langue étrangère (FLE)
  • Fully equipped classrooms
  • A great nationality mix
  • Residence on camps with sport facilities, swimming pool and cafeteria
  • Computer room with Internet
  • First day level test

Social programme

The junior programme in Antibes includes a wide range of activities and excursions included for the students. Samples of these activities are:

  • A full-day excursion to Monaco, Leirens or an amusement park
  • Two half-day excursions to Nice or Cannes
  • Sport Tourneys
  • Evening Barbeques
  • Crepes Party
  • Cinema at the school
  • Board games
Junior activity programme Antibes

Additionally, students can also book other activities whilst there for an extra charge (approx. €5-€20). Some of these additional activities include: Karting, minigolf, bowling, etc…

Intensive (13-17 years)

  • Ages: 13-17
  • Minimum level: suitable for all levels
  • Lessons: 20 lessons per week from Monday to Friday (09:00h-12:20)* timetable subject to changes. It is also possible to book a course with 26 lessons per week.
  • Accommodation: on site campus or host family in a shared room (3-4 students per room) in full board basis
  • Curfew: Students aged 13-15 are allowed to leave the campus between 13.30 and 19.30 only. Students aged 16-17 with Residence accommodation have permission to go out until 23.00 once a week (Tuesday or Wednesday) as long as they have a parental permission. On Fridays, Saturdays and bank holidays they are allowed to go out until 1.00 am. Students aged 16-17 who are placed in a host family will have the same curfew.
  • Supervision: this programme has monitors living in the residence
  • Airport transfer: included on arrival and departure during the weekends at Nice airport or the train station of Antibes.
  • Social programme: included*
  • Other extras: a free return shuttle bus is provided after 13.00 until 21.30 from Monday to Friday for those students who want to go to the city centre. Once a week and weekends (Friday, Saturday and Bank days) this service finishes later. Students will be informed about the shuttle timetable whilst on the course.

 

*If you book the course with accommodation, then a full program of activities included. It is also possible to book only course and lunch on school days (see prices on the price list at only course). Furthermore, you can choose to participate in the lessons, lunch and activities, but not to stay overnight (´day programme´).

 

French lessons
The intensive French course in Antibes consists of 20 lessons per week with special emphasis on communication. During these lessons you will develop your essential language skills (speaking, writing, listening and reading) thorough full immersion and communicative activities.

Sample of the social programme

The junior programme in Antibes includes a wide range of activities and excursions included for the students. Samples of these are:

  • A full-day excursion to Monaco, Leirens or an amusement park
  • Two half-day excursions to Nice or Cannes
  • Sport Tourneys
  • Evening Barbeques
  • Crepes Party
  • Cinema at the school
  • Board games
Junior activity programme Antibes

Additionally, students can also book other activities whilst there for an extra charge (approx. €5-€20). Some of these additional activities include: Karting, minigolf, bowling, etc…

Minimum age is 13 year .

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

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
26
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks  
Intensive (13-17 years) without accommodation 369 588 857 1126 1395 1664
Intensive (13-17 years) with host family, double room, fullboard 860 1570 2330 3090 3850 4610
Intensive (13-17 years) with host family, single room, fullboard 977 1804 2681 3558 4435 5312
Intensive (13-17 years) with youth residence, 3-4 person room, fullboard 860 1570 2330 3090 3850 4610
Intensive (13-17 years) with youth residence, single room, fullboard 1020 1890 2810 3730 4650 5570
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks  
Intensive (13-17 years) without accommodation 442 734 1076 1418 1760 2102
Intensive (13-17 years) with host family, double room, fullboard 933 1716 2549 3382 4215 5048
Intensive (13-17 years) with host family, single room, fullboard 1050 1950 2900 3850 4800 5750
Intensive (13-17 years) with youth residence, 3-4 person room, fullboard 933 1716 2549 3382 4215 5048
Intensive (13-17 years) with youth residence, single room, fullboard 1093 2036 3029 4022 5015 6008
Starting dates:  

03/04, 10/04, 17/04, 24/04, 01/05, 08/05, 15/05, 22/05, 29/05, 05/06*, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 28/08, 04/09, 11/09, 18/09, 25/09, 02/10, 09/10, 16/10, 23/10

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The youth course includes full board (in the residence or in a host family in rooms with 3-4 persons), an activity programme and transfers from and to the airport in Nice / train station in Antibes when arriving during the the weekend. If you are staying with a host family, the lunch is served at the school.

The price of course only (no acco) includes only the language course. The surcharge for a full day programme (course, lunch and activities, no accommodation): €301.- per week on the price of course only.

The youth course is available from 03-04-2017 to 28-10-2017 inclusive. Last course day is 28-10-2017.

Info host family:  

Supplement for Gluten-free meals: € 195 per week.

Info youth residence:  

Accommodation is in multliple rooms (3-4 persons) with full board. Lunch is served at the school or in one of the residences.

Supplement for gluten-free meals: € 195 per week.

Transfer:  

€0

The airport transfers only are included upon arrival and departure at weekends when you book accommodation (arrival on Saturday or Sunday between 6.30 and 21.00 (valid for intensive 8-12 years and 13-17 years). For arrivals outside the weekends, a supplement applies.

Alle prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • activity program
  • certificate of attendance
  • airport transfer on arrival and departure during the weekend when booked accommodation (from Antibes train station or Nice airport). This applies for the intensive course 8-12/13-17

In 2017 the school is closed on 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 25/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 14/07/2017, 15/08/2017, 01/11/2017 from 23/12/2017 until 07/01/2018 inclusive. There are no lessons on bank holidays. Instead, a full day excursion is organized for juniors.

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

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
26
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks  
Intensive (13-17 years) without accommodation 369 588 857 1126 1395 1664
Intensive (13-17 years) with host family, double room, fullboard 890 1630 2420 3210 4000 4790
Intensive (13-17 years) with host family, single room, fullboard 1007 1864 2771 3678 4585 5492
Intensive (13-17 years) with youth residence, 3-4 person room, fullboard 890 1630 2420 3210 4000 4790
Intensive (13-17 years) with youth residence, single room, fullboard 1050 1950 2900 3850 4800 5750
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks  
Intensive (13-17 years) without accommodation 442 734 1076 1418 1760 2102
Intensive (13-17 years) with host family, double room, fullboard 963 1776 2639 3502 4365 5228
Intensive (13-17 years) with host family, single room, fullboard 1080 2010 2990 3970 4950 5930
Intensive (13-17 years) with youth residence, 3-4 person room, fullboard 963 1776 2639 3502 4365 5228
Intensive (13-17 years) with youth residence, single room, fullboard 1123 2096 3119 4142 5165 6188
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The youth course includes full board (in the residence or in a host family in rooms with 3-4 persons), an activity programme and transfers from and to the airport in Nice / train station in Antibes when arriving during the the weekend. If you are staying with a host family, the lunch is served at the school.

The price of course only (no acco) includes the language course. The surcharge for a full day programme (course, lunch and activities, no accommodation): €311.- per week on the price of course only.

The youth course is available from 26-03-2018 to 27-10-2018 inclusive. Last course day is 26-10-2018.

Info host family:  

Supplement for Gluten-free meals: € 195 per week.

Info youth residence:  

Accommodation is in multliple rooms (3-4 persons) with full board. Lunch is served at the school or in one of the residences.

Supplement for gluten-free meals: € 195 per week.

Transfer:  

€0

The airport transfers only are included upon arrival and departure at weekends when you book accommodation (arrival on Saturday or Sunday between 6.30 and 21.00 (valid for intensive 8-12 years and 13-17 years). For arrivals outside the weekends, a supplement applies.

Alle prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • activity program
  • certificate of attendance
  • airport transfer on arrival and departure (see transfer information)

In 2018 the school is closed on 01/01/2018 - 07/01/2018 , 02/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 21/05/2018, 15/08/2018, 01/11/2018 and from 22/12/2018 until 06/01/2019 inclusive. There are no lessons on bank holidays. Instead, a full day excursion is organized for juniors.

Intensive (8-12 years)

  • Ages: 8-12
  • Minimum level: suitable for all levels
  • Lessons: 20 lessons per week from Monday to Friday (09:00h-12:20)* timetable subject to changes.
  • Accommodation: on site campus shared room (3-4 students per room) in full board basis.
  • Curfew: 24/7 by monitors. Students are not allowed to leave the residence under any circumstances.
  • Supervision: fully supervised by monitors 24/7
  • Airport transfer: included on arrival and departure during the weekends at Nice airport or the train station of Antibes.
  • Social programme: included*

 

*If you book the course with accommodation, then a full program of activities included. It is also possible to book only course and lunch on school days (see prices on the price list at only course). Furthermore, you can choose to participate in the lessons, lunch and activities, but not to stay overnight (´day programme´).


French lessons

The intensive French course in Antibes consists of 20 lessons per week with special emphasis on communication. During these lessons you will develop your essential language skills (speaking, writing, listening and reading) thorough full immersion and communicative activities.

Sample of the social programme

The junior programme in Antibes includes a wide range of activities and excursions included for the students. Samples of these are:

  • A full-day excursion to Monaco, Leirens or an amusement park
  • Two half-day excursions to Nice or Cannes
  • Sport Tourneys
  • Evening Barbeques
  • Crepes Party
  • Cinema at the school
  • Board games
Junior activity programme Antibes

Additionally, students can also book other activities whilst there for an extra charge (approx. €5-€20). Some of these additional activities include: Karting, minigolf, bowling, etc…

Minimum age is 8 year .

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

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks  
Intensive (8-12 years) without accommodation 409 668 977 1286 1595 1904
Intensive (8-12 years) with youth residence, 3-4 person room, fullboard 860 1570 2330 3090 3850 4610
Intensive (8-12 years) with youth residence, single room, fullboard 1020 1890 2810 3730 4650 5570
Starting dates:  

26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08,

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The youth course includes full board (in the residence or in a host family in rooms with 3-4 persons), an activity programme and transfers from and to the airport in Nice / train station in Antibes when arriving during the the weekend. If you are staying with a host family, the lunch is served at the school.

The price of course only (no acco) includes the language course and lunch on school days. The surcharge for a full day programme (course, lunch and activities, no accommodation): €261.- per week on the price of course only.

The intensive course 8-12 years is available from 26-06-2017 to 25-08-2017 inclusive. Last course day is 25-08-2017.

Info youth residence:  

Accommodation is in multliple rooms (3-4 persons) with full board. Lunch is served at the school or in one of the residences.

Supplement for gluten-free meals: € 195 per week.

Transfer:  

€0

The airport transfers only are included upon arrival and departure at weekends when you book accommodation (arrival on Saturday or Sunday between 6.30 and 21.00 (valid for intensive 8-12 years and 13-17 years). For arrivals outside the weekends, a supplement applies.

Alle prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • activity program
  • certificate of attendance
  • airport transfer on arrival and departure during the weekend when booked accommodation (from Antibes train station or Nice airport). This applies for the intensive course 8-12/13-17

In 2017 the school is closed on 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 25/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 14/07/2017, 15/08/2017, 01/11/2017 from 23/12/2017 until 07/01/2018 inclusive. There are no lessons on bank holidays. Instead, a full day excursion is organized for juniors.

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

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks  
Intensive (8-12 years) without accommodation 409 668 977 1286 1595 1904
Intensive (8-12 years) with youth residence, 3-4 person room, fullboard 890 1630 2420 3210 4000 4790
Intensive (8-12 years) with youth residence, single room, fullboard 1050 1950 2900 3850 4800 5750
Starting dates:  

02/07, 09/07, 16/07, 23/07, 30/07, 06/08, 13/08, 20/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The youth course includes full board (in the residence or in a host family in rooms with 3-4 persons), an activity programme and transfers from and to the airport in Nice / train station in Antibes when arriving during the the weekend. If you are staying with a host family, the lunch is served at the school.

The price of course only (no acco) includes the language course and lunch on school days. The surcharge for a full day programme (course, lunch and activities, no accommodation): €271.- per week on the price of course only.

The intensive course 8-12 years is available from 01-07-2018 to 25-08-2018 inclusive. Last course day is 24-08-2018.

Info youth residence:  

Accommodation is in multliple rooms (3-4 persons) with full board. Lunch is served at the school or in one of the residences.

Supplement for gluten-free meals: € 195 per week.

Transfer:  

€0

The airport transfers only are included upon arrival and departure at weekends when you book accommodation (arrival on Saturday or Sunday between 6.30 and 21.00 (valid for intensive 8-12 years and 13-17 years). For arrivals outside the weekends, a supplement applies.

Alle prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching materials
  • activity program
  • certificate of attendance
  • airport transfer on arrival and departure (see transfer information)

In 2018 the school is closed on 01/01/2018 - 07/01/2018 , 02/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 21/05/2018, 15/08/2018, 01/11/2018 and from 22/12/2018 until 06/01/2019 inclusive. There are no lessons on bank holidays. Instead, a full day excursion is organized for juniors.

Youth residence

CIA has two juniors campus in residential areas of Antibes (Campus Horticole and Campus Leonardo da Vinci) where students will live and have their French lessons.

Students who participate in the youth course stay in special residences. Most residences have various sports facilities and a cafeteria.You stay in the youth residence in dormitories for 3 or 4 students, lodging is based on full board. Monitors are able to supervise students 24/7 as they also sleep at the residence. 

All students have a curfew. A free return shuttle bus is provided after 13.00 until 21.30 from Monday to Friday for those students who want to go to the city centre. Once a week and weekends (Friday, Saturday and Bank days) this service finishes later. Students will be informed about the shuttle timetable whilst on their course.

Host family

Host families in Antibes are a great opportunity to improve your oral skills whilst taking a French course at our school. Our school in Antibes has a great selection of host families, several of which have been collaborating with the school for many years already.

Student will be placed in twin room accommodation, based on full board (with lunch at the junior campus). Host families are mostly located 20-25 minutes by public transportation to the school. Students will be supervised by monitors from the school, together with the host family.

All students have a curfew.

Host family accommodation is only possible in combination with the Intensive (13-17 years) course.

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Learn French in Antibes, a lovely, scenic resort town in southeastern France positioned on the Côte d'Azur between Cannes and Nice. The town is very popular with holiday makers from all over Europe, especially during the summer months. The town is divided into two parts, the historic old town, home to traditional shops and attractive restaurants and the more modern Juan-les-pins section of the town, where many tourists and young people flock to due to its nightlife and gorgeous beaches.

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Oct 21 12 6
Nov 17 8 5
Dec 13 5 4
Jan 13 4 5
Feb 13 5 6
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Apr 17 9 8
May 20 13 9
June 24 16 10
July 27 18 12
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