Alliance Française Rouen
One hour from Paris, the Alliance Française offers intensive general courses in French as well as specialised courses in particular areas such as business, tourism, literature, gastronomy. The program allows you to enjoy living with a French family, sharing breakfast and dinner with them. If you wish, other accommodations can be arranged, such as studio apartments. Rouen, the capital city of Normandy, is itself rich in cultural and architectural treasures, but it is also your point of departure for excursions to Mont Saint Michel, Giverny.
A Breath of French Air
We created A Breath of French Air! in 1993 to offer short, intensive French language breaks to discerning adults eager to avoid large groups in purpose-built schools in favour of a small circle of 'friends' enjoying the comfort and personal touch of a 'home stay'. Our courses are intensive and enjoyable - the emphasis is on improving your oral skills so we ensure a nice mixture of structured lessons and lots of discussion around the table. Dinner is a gastronomic experience - you will be tempted with regional specialities based on local produce - cream, cider, calvados ..... But we also offer healthy options and can cater for special diets. Our programme for 2005 includes 5 nights' accommodation ( in our deluxe bedrooms / gites ), all meals & drinks, an interactive lesson on famous Normans in history, art & literature by Dany, our assistant french teacher and of course our morning lessons of grammar, oral & written exercises and discussion! Plus a morning visit to the local cheese factory, the antiques fair (on the first Sunday of the month).
The Center is specialized in accelerated intensive teaching of French in real immersion, and is located in one of the most picturesque regions of France. The small size classes use modern learning methods and devices (audio-visual teaching, corrective phonetics, radio and video tapes, etc.) which provide "students" with necessary communication tools for day to day life in surroundings where almost no-one speaks English. The unique setting and progressive methods allow students to save a considerable amount of time and to reduce the frustration usually associated with learning a language. All courses are conducted entirely in French from the first day forward. English is used during the first and/or second week only if a summary or explanation of abstract ideas is required.
CEFE at Universite de Caen
The Centre d'Enseignement du Français pour Etrangers (CEFE) is a department of the University of Caen. Located on the main campus, in the heart of the city, the CEFE offers all year long various programs design for French language learning and deepening. There are 6 teaching levels, from complete beginner to advanced level, a staff of sixty teachers, more than 2000 students per year, free access internet rooms, and a self-service phonetic lab.
Ecole des Roches
Each year, teenagers from all over the world choose Ecole des Roches for its unique humanism-orientated pedagogical project which favours students' well-being and success. For more than a century, the Ecole des Roches group has devoted itself to welcoming lovers of the French language. The Ecole des Roches exceptional educational project has led generations of French and foreign students towards great success. On the five continents, our alumni have excelled in careers devoted to knowledge, industry, science, diplomacy.
The first French-Asian language School in the heart of Rouen - Educasia International, is situated in an attractive street lined with the half-timbered restored houses, just 20 metres behind the reputed Church of Joan of Arc. One finds a mixture of ancient and modern style in its spacious classrooms, equipped with updated language teaching facilities. Educasia International is said to be the most agreeable language centre. With its dynamic, encouraging, dedicated team, its communicative method and multi-cultural activities, Educasia International ensures successful results in a very natural way. Apart from the French, Chinese and Japanese language courses, Educasia International also offers you the possibility to learn or to brush up on your English and Spanish.
French In Normandy
French in Normandy is a small family-run school in the beautiful and historic region of Normandy. We offer programmes of French language for general and business needs. We pride ourselves on our professional but friendly centre where students come first.
Our pedagogical philosophy is very simple, our lessons are given in the target language and French only is spoken in the centre. Lessons are communicative and the time spent with the teacher is for oral work, role play and guided conversational practice not for studying grammar and exercises which we feel is for extra input at home. We try and get students to express themselves in French at all times, for those who are really worried or have any sort of problem, request, travel arrangements to sort out or for those beginners doing a gastronomy or cuisine course there are always interpreters available or someone who speaks their language.