A French course in Montpellier is ideal for students who want to study the French language in a vibrant, youthful town. Home to one of the largest universities in France, more than a quarter of the population of Montpellier are French students, meaning that those who study French at our school here will find it easy to make friends and to practice the French they learn at school! This beautiful historic city in southern France, with its medieval streets and marvellous historic buildings, also has a wonderful climate and is close to sandy beaches and several of France’s most beautiful cities. The warm Mediterranean atmosphere and lifestyle make Montpellier a beautiful and popular location to learn French on a language course!
Our school in Montpellier
Our Montpellier school has a great location the heart of Montpellier's picturesque, pedestrianised centre, making it the perfect base for exploring Montpellier's historic centre. You will find a wide range of sun lit terraces, street cafés, boutique shops and restaurants in the school's vicinity and the Place de la Comédie, Montpellier's main square, where you will find the Italian style opera house is just two minutes' walk away.
Our Montpellier language school has comfortable, air-conditioned classrooms, all equipped with multi-media facilities. The school also has computer room with 40 computers and free Wi-Fi access!
You can also take a course at our 'Montpellier Premium' French language school which is located in a historic building in the heart of Montpellier, 2 minutes’ walk from the ‘Place de la Comedie. This school has 20 air-conditioned classrooms, an Internet area with free Internet access and a study room/ library.
Courses in Montpellier
Students taking a French course in Montpellier can attend an Intensive course which includes 20 lessons each week, or a Super Intensive course with 30 lessons each week. Each French lesson lasts for 45 minutes and has a maximum class size of 12 students.
Courses of private lessons can also be arranged for students wanting extra language tuition, or the opportunity to focus on a specific area of the French language.
Our Montpellier Premium school has smaller class sizes, with just 10 students in each group. In addition to Intensive and Super-Intensive group courses, this school also offers a DELF exam preparation course, as well as a Business French lessons for students looking to learn French in a more professional context. We can also arrange French Club 50+ courses at our Montpellier Premium school for students aged 50 and above who wish to learn French with students of a similar age. Our Club 50+ courses combine French lessons with regular social activities and excursions, allowing more mature students to learn French whilst experiencing the local culture of Montpellier.
Anyone with an interest in French gastronomy may also be interested in our Intensive + cookery course. This course combines group French lessons with 8 cooking classes each week, giving you the perfect opportunity to discover French gastronomy and try your hand at new recipes!
Accommodation in Montpellier is available with carefully selected French host families on a bed and breakfast or half board basis, which includes two meals per day. This is a really popular option as meal times with your host family provide the perfect opportunity to practice speaking French in an informal environment.
Student residence accommodation is also available in the centre of Montpellier (usually within 10 minutes walking distance of the school) and is shared with French university students or other international students taking French courses. The residences are available on a self-catering basis and each room has a private bathroom. Free Internet access is also provided.
We can also arrange private studio apartments for anyone looking for a little more independence during their stay in Montpellier.
Our Montpellier schools organise an extensive cultural program, including guided tours, excursions, social evenings, picnics at the beach, cooking classes, language exchange evenings, student parties, restaurant evenings, theatre and cinema trips. Not only do these activities help students enjoy their time in Montpellier, but also enable them to use the French that they have learned in lessons outside of the classroom!
How to get there
Fly directly to Montpellier, the airport is just 8km from the city centre. Alternatively, fly to Carcassonne and take a direct train to Montpellier. Transfers from Montpellier airport or train station are included on arrival for students booking host family accommodation.
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