- South Africa
- United States
The city of light, Paris is one of the most beautiful and visited cities in the world, not to mention one of the most famous for its monuments, splendid buildings, magnificent museums, sumptuous theaters and incredible libraries.
During the summer months students from all around the world come to this city where learning French becomes fun for youngsters.
14 - 18 years old
Sundays between June 16 and August 17
Minimum course duration of 1 week
The school closes on August 11
Arrivals on Sundays and departures on Saturdays.
The program takes place at the 'Paris Ouest' Campus, located 8 kilometers from the center of Paris, in Rueil Malmaison. Surrounded by large green areas, the center offers students classrooms and residences, as well as an activities room, gym, cafe and swimming pool.
On the first day students will take an obligatory level test to determine each student's level of French. The program inlcudes 20 lessons per week of French from 9.00am to 12.30pm. Students will receive classes from native, licensed teachers in groups of a maximum of 15 students. Each lesson is equivalent to 45 minutes of class.
Students will stay on the campus with full board every day of the week. All students will stay in individual rooms with shared bathrooms, although each bedroom has its own sink. Meals will be eaten in the campus cafe, except on the days of an excursion, when students will be provided with a packed lunch.
The program includes a complete program of cultural and athletic activities. In a two-week program there will be one full-day excursion and two half-day excursions. A three-week program offers 2 full day excursions and 3 half day excursions.
On the half-day excursions students will visit the most emblematic sights in Paris, such as Notre-Dame, the Eiffel Tower, Champs Élysées, the Louvre, etc. Full-day excursions will be to other destinations like Versailles, Reims or Disneyland.
Students will have constant supervision and assistance provided by local counselors.
Students will be picked up by school personnel at whichever Paris airport. Personnel will also accompany students on the day of return.