Language course French in Bordeaux

France Langue

Learn French in Bordeaux at our partner French language school in Bordeaux, France Langue. Our partner school is housed in a beautiful and spacious 19th century building right in the heart of Bordeaux. Close to many bars, restaurants and shops.

Important features of our partner French school in Bordeaux:

  • Validated by FLE
  • 5 classrooms
  • Interior courtyard

Social Programme

Alongside French courses, France Langue offers an extensive programme of activities which help students to increase their knowledge of French language, culture and history. Examples include:

  • A guided tour of Bordeaux
  • Wine tasting
  • Day excursions to castles or other places of interest 
  • French cookery lessons
  • French movie nights
Activity programme Bordeaux

Intensive

The intensive course offers 20 or 26 hours of French lessons per week. 

In 2024 the course offers 20 or 30 lessons of French per week.

Minimum age is 17 years.

Teacher Course

This course, designed for non-native French teachers, offers you the opportunity to explore the subtleties of modern French, to develop your teaching skills and to focus on class dynamics while deepening your knowledge of French culture and civilisation! The teacher course is aimed at either current or future teachers of French as a foreign language. 

Contents of the course might be the following:

  • Themed modules for reflection, exchange and creativity in which participants make both an oral and written contribution
  • Linguistic reinforcement to work on the four key language skills: listening, speaking, writing and reading
  • Ideas and practical methods to conceive your own teaching materials and activities
  • Guided tours and cultural visits that are analysed during the course
  • Focus on linguistic and social-cultural evolution through current affairs: press, cinema, literature, and music

The course has a duration of 2 weeks, but it is possible to join only one week.

Minimum age is 17 years.

French + Culture, Wine & Gastronomy

This Bordeaux French + Culture, Wine & Gastronomy course has been designed for wine lovers and gourmets, for both professionals and amateurs, seeking to combine a French learning experience with the pleasures of tasting some of the most outstanding wines of France. The French and Culture, Wine & Gastronomy course includes 20 lessons of French per week and 4 sessions regarding French culture, gastronomy and wine per week. These sessions include:

  • Gourmet walking tour: visit of an historical district of Bordeaus to discover some architectural jewels. Meeting and tasting of local specialties included.
  • Cultural discovery afternoon around Bordeaux: discovery of Bordeaux heritage and cultural live: museum visits, exhibition, unusual sites
  • Pastry workshop: pastry class and tasting of French specialties such as macarons, canelés, dunes blanches, tartes au citron, etc.
  • Vineyard excrusion: visit of one of the many vineyards of the area including wine tastings

Minimum age is 17 years.

DELF

The DELF course consists of consists of 20 lessons General French + 10 lessons exam preparation. This course has a duration of 4 weeks, and has specifing starting dates throughout the year (see below).

Minimum age is 17 years.

Prices 2023

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks  
DELF exam course without accommodation 1800
DELF exam course with summer residence, single room , no meals 2600
DELF exam course with host family, double room , bed & breakfast 2668
DELF exam course with host family, single room , bed & breakfast 2780
DELF exam course with studio apartment, double room , no meals 2800
DELF exam course with studio apartment, single room , no meals 3720
DELF exam course with residence, single room , no meals 3440
Starting dates:  

from elementary : 16/01, 20/02, 24/04, 22/05, 19/06, 24/07, 11/09, 16/10, 06/11

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

The DELF course has a duration of 4 weeks.The exam will take place after the course during the 5th week which is why it can be necessary to book an additional week of your accommodation.
The exam costs vary per level from € 80 to € 180 and are not included in the price (exam cost needs to be paid on site).

DELF exam dates 2023:
18/19/20-01-2023
15/16/17-02-2023
22/23/24-03-2023
24/25/26-05-2023
21/22/23-06-2023
19/20/21-07-2023
23/24/25-08-2023
11/12/13-10-2023
16/17/18-11-2023
06/07/08-12-2023

Course materials:  

ca. €26, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

A double room can only be booked by two people traveling together.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 28/05/2023 - 26/08/2023 : €25 per week
single room : 17/12/2023 - 31/12/2023 : €25 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €55 per week
Info residence:  

The tourist tax is not included and will have to be paid directly to the residence.
The minimum age for staying in a residence is 18 years old.
Please note that prices of the residences are subject to change according to the season. If you would like to know the final price for your requested period, please contact us.

Info studio apartment:  

The tourist tax is not included and will have to be paid directly to the residence.
The minimum age for staying in a residence is 18 years old.
Please note that prices of the residences are subject to change according to the season. If you would like to know the final price for your requested period, please contact us.

Info summer residence:  

The summer residence is available in from 18/05/2023 to 26/08/2023.
The minimum age for staying in the summer residence is 18 years old.
The tourist tax is not included and will have to be paid directly to the residence.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course material (copies)
  • certificate of attendance
  • information about the city

In 2023 the school is closed on: 10/04/2023, 01/05/2023, 08/05/2023, 18/05/2023, 29/05/2023, 14/07/2023, 15/08/2023, 01/11/2023 & 18/12/2023 - 31/12/2023.

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 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. 

Minimum age is 17 years.

Host family

During your language course in Bordeaux you will live with a real French family or host. The ideal way to practice your French! You will stay in a single room with bed and breakfast or half board. Minor students are obligated to book the option with half board.

Most host families live within 40 minutes travel distance from the school. Against a supplement it is also possible to book a host family closer to the school (at a maximum of 30 minutes walking).

 

Summer Residence

The summer residence is available during the summer months and offers single studios. The summer residence is in the heart of the student neighborhood of Bordeaux, with a tramway stop just a few steps away. The residence is the perfect location to discover the many touristic attractions the city has to offer. The studios are all furnished and equipped with a kitchenette and private bathroom. The travel distance from the residence to the school is approximately 20 minutes by tram.

The summer residence is available for students from 18 years old.

Studio in a residence

The studio residences are located at various area's of the city, at an average of 25 minutes travel distance from the school. The studios offer an equipped kitchen area and private bathroom and offer a lot of privacy. It is located approx. 25 minutes by tram to the school.

The minimum age is 18 years.

Residence

The student residences in Bordeaux offer simple single bedrooms with private bathrooms and kitchenette. They are located at approximately 20 - 30 minutes from the school by public transport.

Minimum age: 18

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