About this course

The French for 50+ course is the perfect programme to develop your French and discover the French Riviera with people of your age range.

  • Course duration

    From 1 week to 2 weeks

  • Levels

    From elementary (A2) to advanced (C1)

  • Starting dates

    03 sept 2018

  • Class size

    8 to 10 students

  • Number of hours

    40 lessons – 30 hours per week

  • Standard course (20 lessons)
  • + on average 3 hours per day for visits and social activities

The French for 50+ course is taken in conjunction with the general French course (standard). The programme is designed to develop your speaking, listening, reading, writing skills and help you communicate effectively on a range of topics and situations. The 50+ course will allow you to practice French and discover the Riviera with people of your age range and same interests. It includes*:

  • Guided excursions to: Monaco, Saint-Paul de Vence, Cannes, Antibes, Eze Village & Nice
  • A guided visit of Beaulieu-sur-Mer: “Following in the footsteps of the Belle Epoque” or “Botanical walk”
  • Dinner and wine tasting

The French for 50+ programme is for participants whose goals are to:

  • Be independent in everyday tasks and situations.
  • Express and interact in conversations.
  • Understand information read or heard.
  • Write emails, letters, presentations, accounts, etc.
  • Develop knowledge of French culture, gastronomy, history, sociology, literature, art, etc.
  • Improve accuracy in idioms, vocabulary and grammar
  • Improve confidence to communicate fluently in French.

*The choice of activities / excursions will depend on the number of participants, the duration of their stay, their interests and the weather. The school organizes one activity / excursion per weekday.

Course schedule

See course schedule for standard general French courses

Activities and excursions are organized in the morning and in the afternoon according to the course schedule (approx. and on average 3 hours / day)

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