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The sister cities of Antibes and Juan Les Pins are directed by a single administration and share a population of approximately 70,000, making it the second largest city on the French Riviera. Antibes/ Juan Les Pins is situated between Nice and Cannes and is known for its sandy beaches, its jazz festival, its sport marina (the Mediteranean's largest) and, in general, because it's a major summer-time destination along France's famous Blue Coast and also close to Monte Carlo.
To the east, Antibes, which spends its days behind its city walls, represents the Blue Coast's Mediterranean and historical heritage.
To the west, Juan Les Pins, with its beaches, jazz festivals and variety of other summertime festivities, spends three months each year as a vibrant summer destination before recuperating its typical quiet vibe.
14 - 17 years old
Students can begin the program on Sundays between March 24 and October 26.
Arrival on Sunday and departure on Saturday.
Since it was founded in 1985, the school has welcomed students from around the globe as they come to learn French, play sports, go on excursions and more. The school boasts a qualified team of counselors that accompany the students and direct all school activities, always speaking in French.
The program consists of 20 French lessons per week in small groups of no more than 15 students. On the first day students will take a written test and have an oral interview with a professor to determine each student's knowledge of French and the corresponding course level group. Those looking to engage on a more intensive course will have the option of signing up to 26 lesson per week course.
Each lesson amounts to 45 minutes of class.
Students who choose to stay in a residence will stay on campus in 3- or 4-person rooms with full board; all meals will be eaten at the residence. Students who choose to stay with a host family will live in a double room shared with a student of a different nationality; this option also includes full board. The program has two different campuses and the placement in each campus will be determined by the school.
After classes and lunch, there are various afternoon activities and excursions scheduled both with and outside of the academic center. All activities and excursions are organized by our counselors.
Typical afternoon activities include:
For those students who prefer to participate in activities without leaving the residence, our counselors will make sure that you enjoy your afternoons. Evening hours at the residence are also fun and animated.