Language course French in Vichy

Cavilam

Our partner school in Vichy, CAVILAM, is a private higher education center, located in the heart of the city. With more than 5,000 students per year, from more than 120 different nationalities, this school has a very international atmosphere. From the school campus, students can move around on foot or by bike to any place in the city: train station, cinema, banks, shops, restaurants or accommodations.

Characteristics of the school:

  • School endorsed by the French Ministry of Education
  • 16 classrooms fully equipped with air conditioning
  • Multimedia classrooms and library
  • International students of more than 120 nationalities
  • Classes for all levels of language knowledge
  • Previous evaluation of the student’s level through an oral and / or written level test to place him in the appropriate class according to the result. Normally, this test is done first day at school. Absolute beginners (= without any knowledge of the language), may not need to perform this test.
  • Materials are included in the price
  • Free WIFI Internet in all facilities
  • Minimum age: 16 years

Example of activities and excursions

The school organizes an extensive program of free time activities and excursions. Among the most popular the following examples stand out:

  • Visit to the city of Vichy and its surroundings, / Clermont-Ferrand, Lyon, Puy-en-Velay, Paris and Tours)
  • Visits to museums and theme parks
  • Outdoor excursions (Puy de Dome and the Auvergne Volcanoes National Park)
  • Tasting of typical products of the region (wines, cheeses and sausages)
  • Evening events with dinner and dance

Intensive

The intensive course consists of 26 lessons per week. You will have 18 lessons of general French, plus 8 weekly lessons dedicated to a specific topic (to choose between: listening, written communication, vocabulary, grammar, civilization, phonetics, or preparation for the DELF / DALF exams). In this way you can advance in a particular discipline.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
26
  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  
Intensive without accommodation 383 691 999 1307 1540 1833 2126 2419 2712 3005 3298 3411 3689 3967 4245 4523 4801 5079 5357 5635 5913 6191 6469 6003 6250 6497 6744 6991 7238 7485 7732 7979 8226 8473 8720 7851
Intensive with student residence, single room, no meals 506 899 1319 1739 2084 2489 2894 3299 3704 4109 4514 4739 5129 5519 5909 6299 6689 7079 7469 7859 8249 8639 9029 8675 9034 9393 9752 10111 10470 10829 11188 11547 11906 12265 12624 11867
Intensive with studio apartment, double room, no meals 482 880 1289 1699 2033 2428 2822 3217 3611 4006 4400 4615 4994 5374 5753 6133 6512 6892 7271 7651 8030 8410 8789 8425 8773 9122 9470 9819 10167 10516 10864 11213 11561 11910 12258 11491
Intensive with studio apartment, single room, no meals 557 964 1419 1874 2254 2694 3134 3574 4014 4454 4894 5154 5579 6004 6429 6854 7279 7704 8129 8554 8979 9404 9829 9510 9904 10298 10692 11086 11480 11874 12268 12662 13056 13450 13844 13122
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 503 951 1399 1847 2220 2653 3086 3519 3952 4385 4818 5071 5489 5907 6325 6743 7161 7579 7997 8415 8833 9251 9669 9343 9730 10117 10504 10891 11278 11665 12052 12439 12826 13213 13600 12871
Starting dates:  

beginner : 02/01, 05/02, 05/03, 03/04, 07/05, 04/06, 02/07, 16/07, 30/07, 13/08, 03/09, 01/10, 05/11, 03/12.
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €46 per week
Info studio apartment:  

Prices are subject to change (and may vary depending on the studio's that are available)
All studio's have a bathroom and own kitchenette.

Info student residence:  

Prices of the Residence are subject to change (and may vary depending on the rooms that are available)
Rooms have a bathroom and own kitchenette.

All prices include:

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

In 2018 the school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2018, 02/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 21/05/2018, 01/11/2018, 25/12/2018.

Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled. Only individual lessons will be rescheduled

Combined

This course combines 18 or 26 group lessons with 6 private lessons per week. During private classes you can deal with topics that are of interest to you or dedicate the classes to a specific aspect of the language.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
24
32
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 686 1297 1908 2519 3130 3741 4352 4963
Combined with student residence, single room, no meals 809 1505 2228 2951 3674 4397 5120 5843
Combined with studio apartment, double room, no meals 785 1486 2198 2911 3623 4336 5048 5761
Combined with studio apartment, single room, no meals 860 1570 2328 3086 3844 4602 5360 6118
Combined with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 806 1557 2308 3059 3810 4561 5312 6063
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 781 1487 2193 2899
Combined with student residence, single room, no meals 904 1695 2513 3331
Combined with studio apartment, double room, no meals 880 1676 2483 3291
Combined with studio apartment, single room, no meals 955 1760 2613 3466
Combined with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 901 1747 2593 3439
Starting dates:  

beginner : 02/01, 05/02, 05/03, 03/04, 07/05, 04/06, 02/07, 16/07, 30/07, 13/08, 03/09, 01/10, 05/11, 03/12.
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €46 per week
Info studio apartment:  

Prices are subject to change (and may vary depending on the studio's that are available)
All studio's have a bathroom and own kitchenette.

Info student residence:  

Prices of the Residence are subject to change (and may vary depending on the rooms that are available)
Rooms have a bathroom and own kitchenette.

All prices include:

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

In 2018 the school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2018, 02/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 21/05/2018, 01/11/2018, 25/12/2018.

Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled. Only individual lessons will be rescheduled

One-to-one

The individual course of 20 private classes is ideal to cover a particular need in the language. The program is taught based on your knowledge, interests or profession.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

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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  
Private Lessons without accommodation 1415 2755 4095 5435
Private Lessons with student residence, single room, no meals 1538 2963 4415 5867
Private Lessons with studio apartment, double room, no meals 1514 2944 4385 5827
Private Lessons with studio apartment, single room, no meals 1589 3028 4515 6002
Private Lessons with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1535 3015 4495 5975
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €46 per week
Info studio apartment:  

Prices are subject to change (and may vary depending on the studio's that are available)
All studio's have a bathroom and own kitchenette.

Info student residence:  

Prices of the Residence are subject to change (and may vary depending on the rooms that are available)
Rooms have a bathroom and own kitchenette.

All prices include:

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

In 2018 the school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2018, 02/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 21/05/2018, 01/11/2018, 25/12/2018.

Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled. Only individual lessons will be rescheduled

Teacher course

The course for non-native French teachers in Vichy is a 2-week immersion program for teachers who want to improve their knowledge of the French language and increase their teaching skills of this language as a foreign language.

Objectives:

  • Practice the language and improve your French language skills
  • Encourage reflection on learning a language
  • Learn about everyday life in France
  • Diversify classroom practices

Upon arrival, students will take a level test and join an international class corresponding to their language level. Each week, the participants follow the units on the agenda of the language improvement course. This course consists of 26 lessons per week, each lesson of 45 minutes.

The courses are based mainly on authentic media documents and focus on group interactions and encouragement to debate. Students share their experiences and reflect together on their learning and professional practice.

This program is completed with lectures and presentations on new educational proposals of the French Alliance.

Minimum age is 21 year .

Prices 2018

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 25 per class
Number of lessons per week:
26
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks  
Teachers course without accommodation 751
Teachers course with student residence, single room, no meals 959
Teachers course with studio apartment, double room, no meals 940
Teachers course with studio apartment, single room, no meals 1024
Teachers course with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1011
Starting dates:  

advanced : 25/06, 09/07, 23/07, 06/08, 20/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharges host family:   bed & breakfast → half board : €46 per week
Info studio apartment:  

Prices are subject to change (and may vary depending on the studio's that are available)
All studio's have a bathroom and own kitchenette.

Info student residence:  

Prices of the Residence are subject to change (and may vary depending on the rooms that are available)
Rooms have a bathroom and own kitchenette.

All prices include:

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

In 2018 the school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2018, 02/04/2018, 01/05/2018, 08/05/2018, 10/05/2018, 21/05/2018, 01/11/2018, 25/12/2018.

Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled. Only individual lessons will be rescheduled

Host Family

Combining your course with accommodation in a local French family is a great way to practice the language and learn the culture of this country at the same time. You will stay in a single room with bed and breakfast or half board (breakfast and dinner). Laundry, bed sheets and towels are included in the price.

Residence

Staying in the residence is an ideal option for those who prefer to be independent. You will have a single room with a small kitchen, bathroom and private toilet (no TV, Internet is optional). Bed sheets are provided, but towels are not.

Studio Apartment

The studio apartments are very comfortable flats for one or two people. This accommodation includes: bathroom, kitchenette, TV, Internet access (subject to availability). Bed sheets are provided, but towels are not.

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Discover an amazing city with our French courses for adults in Vichy!

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French courses for adults in Vichy-The school

You’ll never have so much fun in a school doing French courses for adults in Vichy! Cavilam is a modern school and is located right in the center of the city. With its facilities, multimedia classrooms and free WIFI Internet, it’s a very well equipped school and offers everything you need.

French courses for adults in Vichy-Types of courses

You do not have to worry about your level of French to participate in a French course for adults in Vichy! The school offers classes for all levels of language knowledge. There are three types of courses: Intensive, super intensive and private lessons.

French courses for adults in Vichy-Activities and excursions

With our French courses for adults in Vichy you will never get bored! The school offers several possibilities to enjoy French life with activities and excursions. You will visit Vichy, Paris and other cities. You will also have fun in museums and theme parks of Vichy. You should not miss the tastings of regional products and evening events.

French courses for adults in Vichy-Accommodations

A good option to enjoy your French course in Vichy is to share a home with a French family. You can also live in a residence or in a private apartment.

Also check out other alternatives for French courses for adults in France.

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