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Learn French in Normandy

From £296 pp

France, Normandy

5 Days

Small Group up to 12 People

Learn French in Normandy

What You'll Do

Learn to speak French in the morning on this popular 1 week language course in the city of Rouen for all levels from complete beginners to advanced learners; you’ll be amazed at how much you pick up when you are fully immersed in the French language and local culture of Normandy.

Whatever your level, from complete beginner to advanced, learning French in France is the best way to accelerate your language learning as you’ll be immersed in the language and local culture during the course.

You’ll be speaking French from day 1 and find yourself progressing rapidly as you practise your new skills and vocabulary both inside and outside the classroom.

Your French course will be taught by highly qualified native French speakers who have a passion for teaching and use proven teaching techniques. Lessons are highly interactive, groups are small and you’ll be placed according to your level when you arrive so you can be sure that you’ll be making the most of your time there.

The friendly staff at the language school also organise a weekly schedule of French “clubs” and other social and cultural activities – it’s a great way to meet other people at the school, practice your French and experience the very best Rouen and the region of Normandy.

Experience
Highlights

Located just one hour from Paris with fewer crowds and more affordable prices.

An area famous for rich historical, cultural and gastronomical scenes.

Learn French at this award-winning family-run language school.

Your Local Host:

French Language School in Normandy

This friendly family-owned and run French language school is located in the medieval city of Rouen, capital of the beautiful region of Normandy in northern France. The school has been teaching French as a foreign language since 1992, winning many awards along the way, and has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. You’ll find the school located on the left bank of the Seine in a quiet residential area called the Jardin des Plantes with Rouen’s Botanical Gardens just over the road.

Experience Itinerary

A Typical Day

– Please arrive at the school by 8:15am on your first day for a short level test to assess your understanding of the language and be placed in the right group class for your level
– French classes run daily Monday to Friday each week
– Classes start at 9:30am and finish at 1pm
– You will have 3 group classes per day lasting 60 minutes each
– You will have a 30 minute coffee break in the morning
– Also included in the price of your course are 5 optional French “clubs” including grammar fun, book club, theatre group, film club & personal tutoring that take place from 4:15 to 5:30 Monday to Friday

What can I do after the language lessons?
– The language school will organise a weekly social activity programme including visits to local sites of interest
– Typical half-day activities during the week are:
Visits to Rouen museums
Visits to local radio or TV stations
Visits to local institutions such as local government authorities
Visits to Rouen’s horticultural gardens and other sights
Sports activities such as swimming or skating
– Typical weekday and Saturday activities (not included in the course fee) are:
Theatre and cinema evenings
Restaurant evenings
Visits to Mont St Michel, WW2 Landing Beaches, Bayeux, Giverny, Etretat, Dieppe, Caen, Camembert, local markets, and many more
– You will also have time to explore the local area and practice your new found language skills or just kick back and relax

Where can I stay?
You’re welcome to make your own arrangements so you can pick accommodation to suit your needs, however, optional accommodation can be booked in addition to your language course with a local host family. You can simply add this option to your booking (for an additional charge) and more information can be found in the FAQs section at the bottom of the page.

Location Information

Located in the beautiful medieval city of Rouen in the northern region of Normandy, you’ll find yourself just 1 hour from Paris with the same rich French culture but with fewer crowds and far more affordable prices.

Features:
– 12 classrooms and a student resource centre & DVD library
– Reception with water fountain, drinks & snacks machine and tourist information
– Table football
– WiFi and 10 computers with internet access
– Disabled access to all areas of the school
– Free street parking

Nearest airport: Rouen is easy to get to by car or public transport. The most popular route is via any of the Paris airports or the Eurostar to Paris. From there, it’s easy to get public transport.

  • 15 Group, 60 minute French lessons (for complete beginners to advanced levels)
  • 5 Optional French ‘clubs’ during the week including grammar fun, book club, theatre group, film club & personal tutoring
  • French lessons take place from 9:30am-1pm and clubs take place 4:15-5:30pm, Monday to Friday
  • Language level test at 8:15am on your first day
  • Enrolment fee
  • Class materials
  • WiFi access
  • Use of library and resource room
  • Various cultural activities (some with small charge)

FAQs

- Suitable for all French language levels from complete beginners to advanced
- Minimum age 16 with no upper age limit

- The school is open year round with a break for Christmas and New Year
- French courses start on Mondays and finish on Fridays
- If you choose to book optional accommodation, you will check-in on Sunday and check-out the following Saturday
- Students can also stay more than one week, please contact us for courses lasting 2 weeks to one year

This language school is open on all public holidays in France, except for Easter Monday and 1 May. Any lessons missed on these two days will be made up during the week in which the holidays fall.

The school will also be closed for 2 weeks over Christmas and New Year.

Home Stay

Choose a home stay with a local family to enhance your language learning experience, giving you the opportunity to practice your language skills on a daily basis. You will have your own private room and will share a bathroom. Rooms are safe, clean and are all inspected and approved by the school on a regular basis. Accommodation is usually within 20 minutes of the language school on foot or via public transport (40 minutes maximum). You will be provided with breakfast and dinner with full board available at the weekend and room prices run from Sunday evening before your course starts to 12pm on the Saturday morning after your course has finished. If you have any special requests such as non-smoking, no pets, allergies and so on, please note these in the special requests box during the booking process. These requests will be accommodated where possible but cannot be guaranteed. Towels and bedding will be provided for you.

Executive Home Stay

If you want to stay with a family but would prefer your own space, choose an ‘executive home stay’, where you will have your own private room and private bathroom. Rooms are safe, clean and are all inspected and approved by the school on a regular basis. Accommodation is usually within 20 minutes of the language school on foot or via public transport (40 minutes maximum). Only a half-baord option is available for this room type and you will be provided with breakfast and dinner during the week with full board available at the weekend. Room prices run from Sunday evening before your course starts to 12pm on the Saturday morning after your course has finished. If you have any special requests such as non-smoking, no pets, allergies and so on, please note these in the special requests box during the booking process. These requests will be accommodated where possible but cannot be guaranteed. Towels and bedding will be provided for you.