Language course French in Biarritz

France Langue

Learn French in Biarritz at our partner French language school, France Langue-BLS. The language school is fantastically situated in the city centre, within walking distance from the sea (10 minutes). France Langue-BLS is located in a typical Basque building from 1850 and is the ideal location to learn French. The language school is at a 5 minute walk from the lively neighborhood 'Halles' where you can find many restaurants, shops, bars and markets.

Key features of our partner French school in Biarritz:

  • Validated by FLE (Français Langue Etrangère)
  • 10 bright classrooms
  • Free WIFI access
  • Groups of different nationalities
  • Starting dates for beginners and open to other levels with starting dates every Monday
  • Student lounge and large garden
  • Computer room
  • Minimum age: 17 years

Social Programme

The activity programme devised by BLS gives students the ideal opportunity for students to widen their knowledge of French language, culture and history. Example activities include:

  • Tours of Biarritz
  • Excursions to the Pyrenees, Basque villages and historical sites
  • French cookery classes and discovery of local dishes
  • Sports activities such as golf, horse riding and tennis
  • A variety of water sports including surfing, rafting and hydro-speed
Activity programme Biarritz

Intensive

The intensive course offers 20, 26 or 30 French lessons per week (1 lesson = 45 minutes). The courses are suitable for all levels. The courses start every Monday and last from 1 week to 48 weeks. If you are a complete beginner, there are specific starting dates for the course (please see below).

The intensive course with 20 lessons per week consists of the following lessons:

Per week you will have 12 lessons general French course. During 4 lessons per week (usually on Wednesdays) students will work together on an academic project, which they will have to present on Friday in class. Apart from that, students receive 2 lessons mentoring per week and 2 lessons so called "meet the locals" where students meet with a French professional who will explain their job, an activity or something similar, where everything is done in French and guided by a French teacher.

During the course of 26 (and 30) lessons per week, you will have 6 (or 10) themed workshops per week aimed at increasing your knowledge of the French language as well as of French culture.

Minimum age is 17 years .

Prices 2022

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 14 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
26
30
Starting dates:  

beginner : 17/01, 21/02, 28/03, 25/04, 16/05, 20/06, 11/07, 08/08, 12/09, 10/10, 07/11
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

Students under 18 years have to book a double room in high season. A twin/double room for 18+ students is only available for students traveling together.
Arrival: Sunday before the course starts. For arrivals before 14:00 hours, an early check-in fee of € 35 will be charged.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €30 per week
single room : 18/12/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €30 per week
double room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €30 per week
double room : 18/12/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €30 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €70 per week
private bathroom: € 55 per week
host family nearby school (max 20 minutes distance): € 45 per week
special dietary needs: € 45 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info studio:  

Minimum age: 18

Prices vary according to season (see surcharges)

Surcharges studio:   single room : 27/03/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €150 per week
single room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €385 per week
single room : 28/08/2022 - 29/10/2022 : €150 per week
double room : 27/03/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €75 per week
double room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €193 per week
double room : 28/08/2022 - 29/10/2022 : €75 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Biarritz airport/train station: € 45
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Biarritz airport/train station: € 80
transfer upon arrival at San Sebastian airport/train station: € 110
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from San Sebastian airport/train station: € 210

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • transfers are NOT included
  • use of teaching materials (copies)
  • certificate of attendance
  • information about the city

In 2022 the school is closed on: 01/01/2022, 18/04/2022, 26/05/2022, 06/06/2022, 14/07/2022, 15/08/2022, 01/11/2022, 11/11/2022, 19/12/2022 - 30/12/2022. For group classes missed due to a bank holiday, students will get a refund (please contact us).

Combined

The combined course is specially designed for those participants who would like to study in a group, yet at the same time have some private lessons for their professional or personal needs: 20 group lessons (=the intensive course) + 6 individual lessons per week.

During the private lessons you can choose to focus on specific subjects as business French, French for tourism or medicine etc..

Minimum age is 17 years .

Prices 2022

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 14/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
26
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 810 1540 2270 3000
Combined with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1080 2000 2920 3840
Combined with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1105 2050 2995 3940
Combined with studio, double room, no meals 1038 1916 2794 3672
Combined with studio, single room, no meals 1185 2210 3235 4260
Starting dates:  

beginner : 17/01, 21/02, 28/03, 25/04, 16/05, 20/06, 11/07, 08/08, 12/09, 10/10, 07/11
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

Students under 18 years have to book a double room in high season. A twin/double room for 18+ students is only available for students traveling together.
Arrival: Sunday before the course starts. For arrivals before 14:00 hours, an early check-in fee of € 35 will be charged.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €30 per week
single room : 18/12/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €30 per week
double room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €30 per week
double room : 18/12/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €30 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €70 per week
private bathroom: € 55 per week
host family nearby school (max 20 minutes distance): € 45 per week
special dietary needs: € 45 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info studio:  

Minimum age: 18

Prices vary according to season (see surcharges)

Surcharges studio:   single room : 27/03/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €150 per week
single room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €385 per week
single room : 28/08/2022 - 29/10/2022 : €150 per week
double room : 27/03/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €75 per week
double room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €193 per week
double room : 28/08/2022 - 29/10/2022 : €75 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Biarritz airport/train station: € 45
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Biarritz airport/train station: € 80
transfer upon arrival at San Sebastian airport/train station: € 110
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from San Sebastian airport/train station: € 210

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • transfers are NOT included
  • use of teaching materials (copies)
  • certificate of attendance
  • information about the city

In 2022 the school is closed on: 01/01/2022, 18/04/2022, 26/05/2022, 06/06/2022, 14/07/2022, 15/08/2022, 01/11/2022, 11/11/2022, 19/12/2022 - 30/12/2022. For group classes missed due to a bank holiday, students will get a refund (please contact us).

DELF/DALF

The DELF/DALF course in Biarritz consists of 20 lessons of General French (=intensive course) in combination with 5 modules per week (each module=2 lessons) which are focused on DELF/DALF exam preparation. Students can choose the duration of the course. Courses are available for 4 and 6 weeks to prepare thoroughly for the exam.

Minimum age is 17 years .

Prices 2022

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 14 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 6 weeks  
DELF/DALF without accommodation 2080 3080
DELF/DALF with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 2920 4300
DELF/DALF with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 3020 4450
DELF/DALF with studio, double room, no meals 2752 4048
DELF/DALF with studio, single room, no meals 3340 4930
Starting dates:  

elementary : 10/01 (6 weeks), 17/01 (4 weeks), 07/02 (6 weeks), 21/02 (4 weeks), 09/05 (6 weeks), 23/05 (4 weeks), 13/06 (6 weeks), 27/06 (4 weeks), 11/07 (6 weeks), 25/07 (4 weeks), 29/08 (6 weeks), 12/09 (4 weeks), 24/10 (6 weeks), 07/11 (4 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The exam will take place during the 5th week of your stay (for 4 week courses) or during the 7th week of your stay (for 6 week courses) on one of the following dates:

Approximate DELF/DALF exam dates 2022:

  • February: 16/02/2022, 17/02/2022
  • March: 24/03/2022, 25/03/2022
  • June: 22/06/2022, 23/06/2022
  • July: 27/07/2022, 28/07/2022
  • August: 24/08/2022, 25/08/2022
  • October: 13/10/2022, 14/10/2022
  • December: 08/12/2022, 09/12/2022

Registration for the DELF/DALF exam should be done 4 weeks in advance and exam fees are not included in the price.

Exam fees:  

ca. €180, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

Students under 18 years have to book a double room in high season. A twin/double room for 18+ students is only available for students traveling together.
Arrival: Sunday before the course starts. For arrivals before 14:00 hours, an early check-in fee of € 35 will be charged.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €30 per week
single room : 18/12/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €30 per week
double room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €30 per week
double room : 18/12/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €30 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €70 per week
private bathroom: € 55 per week
host family nearby school (max 20 minutes distance): € 45 per week
special dietary needs: € 45 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info studio:  

Minimum age: 18

Prices vary according to season (see surcharges)

Surcharges studio:   single room : 27/03/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €150 per week
single room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €385 per week
single room : 28/08/2022 - 29/10/2022 : €150 per week
double room : 27/03/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €75 per week
double room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €193 per week
double room : 28/08/2022 - 29/10/2022 : €75 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Biarritz airport/train station: € 45
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Biarritz airport/train station: € 80
transfer upon arrival at San Sebastian airport/train station: € 110
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from San Sebastian airport/train station: € 210

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • transfers are NOT included
  • use of teaching materials (copies)
  • certificate of attendance
  • information about the city

In 2022 the school is closed on: 01/01/2022, 18/04/2022, 26/05/2022, 06/06/2022, 14/07/2022, 15/08/2022, 01/11/2022, 11/11/2022, 19/12/2022 - 30/12/2022. For group classes missed due to a bank holiday, students will get a refund (please contact us).

French & Golf

The course French&Golf combines 20 lessons French per week (=intensive course) with 5 golf lessons per week (1 golf lesson=2 hours). The golf programme takes place at the Golf of Ilbaritz, a magnificient 9 hole course situated in an exceptional setting between sea and mountain. Your training programme is personalised and takes into account your ability and objectives. It is aimed at people of all golfing levels. You will receive 4 lessons French in the mornings and 1 lesson golf in the afternoon every day from Monday to Friday.

Minimum age is 17 years .

Prices 2022

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 14/4 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
French & Golf without accommodation 970 1860 2750 3640
French & Golf with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1240 2320 3400 4480
French & Golf with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1265 2370 3475 4580
French & Golf with studio, double room, no meals 1198 2236 3274 4312
French & Golf with studio, single room, no meals 1345 2530 3715 4900
Starting dates:  

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

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The prices of the course Language & Golf include the use of the material. Only possible from 28-03-2021 to 28-10-2022.

Info host family:  

Students under 18 years have to book a double room in high season. A twin/double room for 18+ students is only available for students traveling together.
Arrival: Sunday before the course starts. For arrivals before 14:00 hours, an early check-in fee of € 35 will be charged.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €30 per week
single room : 18/12/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €30 per week
double room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €30 per week
double room : 18/12/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €30 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €70 per week
private bathroom: € 55 per week
host family nearby school (max 20 minutes distance): € 45 per week
special dietary needs: € 45 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info studio:  

Minimum age: 18

Prices vary according to season (see surcharges)

Surcharges studio:   single room : 27/03/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €150 per week
single room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €385 per week
single room : 28/08/2022 - 29/10/2022 : €150 per week
double room : 27/03/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €75 per week
double room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €193 per week
double room : 28/08/2022 - 29/10/2022 : €75 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Biarritz airport/train station: € 45
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Biarritz airport/train station: € 80
transfer upon arrival at San Sebastian airport/train station: € 110
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from San Sebastian airport/train station: € 210

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • transfers are NOT included
  • use of teaching materials (copies)
  • certificate of attendance
  • information about the city

In 2022 the school is closed on: 01/01/2022, 18/04/2022, 26/05/2022, 06/06/2022, 14/07/2022, 15/08/2022, 01/11/2022, 11/11/2022, 19/12/2022 - 30/12/2022. For group classes missed due to a bank holiday, students will get a refund (please contact us).

French & Surf

The French language and surfing course consists of 20 morning French lessons from Monday to Friday (=intensive course) + 5 lessons of surfing in the afternoon at "La Côte des Basques".

Minimum age is 17 years .

Prices 2022

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 14/8 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
French & Surf without accommodation 650 1220 1790 2360
French & Surf with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 920 1680 2440 3200
French & Surf with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 945 1730 2515 3300
French & Surf with studio, double room, no meals 878 1596 2314 3032
French & Surf with studio, single room, no meals 1025 1890 2755 3620
Starting dates:  

beginner : 17/01, 21/02, 28/03, 25/04, 16/05, 20/06, 11/07, 08/08, 12/09, 10/10, 07/11
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The prices of the course Language & Surf include the use of the material. The minimum amount of participants is 3 from November until March.

Info host family:  

Students under 18 years have to book a double room in high season. A twin/double room for 18+ students is only available for students traveling together.
Arrival: Sunday before the course starts. For arrivals before 14:00 hours, an early check-in fee of € 35 will be charged.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €30 per week
single room : 18/12/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €30 per week
double room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €30 per week
double room : 18/12/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €30 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €70 per week
private bathroom: € 55 per week
host family nearby school (max 20 minutes distance): € 45 per week
special dietary needs: € 45 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info studio:  

Minimum age: 18

Prices vary according to season (see surcharges)

Surcharges studio:   single room : 27/03/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €150 per week
single room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €385 per week
single room : 28/08/2022 - 29/10/2022 : €150 per week
double room : 27/03/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €75 per week
double room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €193 per week
double room : 28/08/2022 - 29/10/2022 : €75 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Biarritz airport/train station: € 45
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Biarritz airport/train station: € 80
transfer upon arrival at San Sebastian airport/train station: € 110
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from San Sebastian airport/train station: € 210

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • transfers are NOT included
  • use of teaching materials (copies)
  • certificate of attendance
  • information about the city

In 2022 the school is closed on: 01/01/2022, 18/04/2022, 26/05/2022, 06/06/2022, 14/07/2022, 15/08/2022, 01/11/2022, 11/11/2022, 19/12/2022 - 30/12/2022. For group classes missed due to a bank holiday, students will get a refund (please contact us).

One-to-One

The one-to-one course is perfect for those who want to optimise their study time. The aim of the one-to-one course program is to offer a fully personalised method of teaching designed to meet your specific needs and desires. As the classes are private, you will be able to decide the schedule and content. 16 or 20 lessons per week.

Minimum age is 17 years .

Prices 2022

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
16
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 1200 2320
One-to-One with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1470 2780
One-to-One with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1495 2830
One-to-One with studio, double room, no meals 1428 2696
One-to-One with studio, single room, no meals 1575 2990
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 1380 2680
One-to-One with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1650 3140
One-to-One with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1675 3190
One-to-One with studio, double room, no meals 1608 3056
One-to-One with studio, single room, no meals 1755 3350
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

Students under 18 years have to book a double room in high season. A twin/double room for 18+ students is only available for students traveling together.
Arrival: Sunday before the course starts. For arrivals before 14:00 hours, an early check-in fee of € 35 will be charged.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €30 per week
single room : 18/12/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €30 per week
double room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €30 per week
double room : 18/12/2022 - 31/12/2022 : €30 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €70 per week
private bathroom: € 55 per week
host family nearby school (max 20 minutes distance): € 45 per week
special dietary needs: € 45 per week
This supplement applies if you wish a vegan, lactose free, gluten free etc. dietary.
Info studio:  

Minimum age: 18

Prices vary according to season (see surcharges)

Surcharges studio:   single room : 27/03/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €150 per week
single room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €385 per week
single room : 28/08/2022 - 29/10/2022 : €150 per week
double room : 27/03/2022 - 28/05/2022 : €75 per week
double room : 29/05/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €193 per week
double room : 28/08/2022 - 29/10/2022 : €75 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Biarritz airport/train station: € 45
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Biarritz airport/train station: € 80
transfer upon arrival at San Sebastian airport/train station: € 110
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from San Sebastian airport/train station: € 210

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • transfers are NOT included
  • use of teaching materials (copies)
  • certificate of attendance
  • information about the city

In 2022 the school is closed on: 01/01/2022, 18/04/2022, 26/05/2022, 06/06/2022, 14/07/2022, 15/08/2022, 01/11/2022, 11/11/2022, 19/12/2022 - 30/12/2022. For group classes missed due to a bank holiday, students will get a refund (please contact us).

Host family

During your language course in Biarritz you will live with a real French family. You will stay in a single room with bed and breakfast, half board or full board. If you do not book any meals, you are allowed to use the kitchen of the family. Students in the age between 16-19 years are always staying in a twin room in a host family with half board or full board.

Studio

If you prefer to have privacy, you can stay in a studio during the course. There are studios for one and for two persons. The studios are located in the same street as the school.  The studios are fully furnished and have the following facilities: TV, wifi, a small fully equipped kitchen (except dishwasher), bathroom with shower and toilet, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, terrace and veranda.

You can make use of the pool (from June - September) and there is paid parking available. Change of bed linen every Saturday.

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