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Study French in Normandy

Study French in Normandy
French Language Courses in France

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This private French language school in Rouen, Normandy is an accredited, award-winning school with 20 years of experience teaching French as a second language to international students worldwide.  This government recognized French school in France provides first-rate teaching in a warm and friendly academic environment and an exciting social and cultural program in the lush and historic region of Normandy.  Rouen is a beautiful city located in northern France along the River Seine and just 130 km from Paris.  With a metropolitan population of approximately 520,000, it is the perfect place for international students to immerse themselves in French language and culture.  Rouen is the capital of Normandy and is known for it’s historical gothic cathedral, Claude Monet, Joan of Arc, it’s picturesque old city centre as well as it’s markets, shopping and festivals.

Highlights – French in Normandy

  • new location with 12 spacious classrooms
  • student resource centre
  • book and movie library
  • free wi-fi Internet access
  • language lab – 30 computers with internet access
  • minimum 1 week, start weekly
  • classes from beginner to advanced
  • variety of programs: part-time & full-time, exam preparation, intensive French language courses, business French
  • semi-intensive and intensive general French language courses
  • maximum 10 students per class
  • transfer to university, business school, cooking and pastry school
  • excellent nationality mix
  • focus on listening, speaking, reading, writing and grammar
  • vending machines and leisure area
  • easy access to public transportation, restaurants, bakeries, shops, gardens and sporting facilities
  • friendly personalized service and support

Curriculum & French Language Program in France

General French Courses are basic language skills courses which are offered year-round at French in Normandy.  Students can choose 15 hours to 25 hour per week of lessons. French in Normandy offers 6 different levels from beginners to advanced students and courses start every Monday. On the first day are tested in the morning and provided with a free orientation session in the afternoon, introducing them to the city of Rouen.

Classes are based on communicative French and structural progression in mornings. Class times are 9.30am to 1.00pm, including a 30 minute recess from 11h-11h30.  Afternoon programs, between 2.00pm to 4.00pm, include a series of workshops:

Monday: Vocabulary and reading
Tuesday: Written comprehension and writinf skills
Wednesday: Listening skills and French life and culture
Thursday: DELF / DALF preparation
Friday: Speaking

The maximum number of students in each class is 10.

Cultural & Social Activities in Rouen

Each month the school provides a variety of themed cultural and social activities including comedy, literature, cooking, art, music and history.  Planned activities, events and sightseeing take place daily along with weekend excursions in and around Rouen and Normandy.  Activities include:

  • Day-trips to Mont St Michel, Giverny, Cherbourg, Honfleur and more
  • Music festivals
  • City tours
  • Cine Club
  • SOS FLE – free tutoring and homework assistance
  • Art Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Sporting events and activities

Accommodation in Rouen

Students at French in Normandy usually live with a local French host family.  Homestay families in Normandy are extremely kind and friendly and encourage students to speak French while at home.  Living with a host family gives students a chance to experience French language, culture and family life and is an excellent way to improve French language skills in a total immersion environment.  The school also offers self-catering residence, private studios in a family homes, bed & breakfast as well as hotel accommodation.

Tuition & Fees

Cost of living and learning in Normandy is significantly lower than in Paris and students learn in smaller classes, receive more personal care and attention as well as have a more immersion experience than in larger cities in France.  French language courses in Normandy start at less than €200 per week and accommodation costs start at €28 per night including 2 meals per day.

If you are interested in studying French in France and would like more information about these courses, fees and starting dates, please contact Latitude International Education.

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