Experience one of France’s most lively, dynamic cities with a French course in Montpellier! This university city is blessed with vibrant nightlife, more than 300 days of sunshine per year and amazing beaches just minutes away! It also has more than its fair share of culture, including the celebrated Musée Fabre, with its fine collection of Renaissance art.
Our French language school in Montpellier is located next to the central square, Place de la Comédie, surrounded by elegant 17th century architecture and stylish cafés. The school even has an on-site residence, offering convenient, high quality accommodation in the middle of Montpellier! Special courses on offer here include French & Cookery, Business French and an A-Level revision course, also suitable for those taking the French International Baccalaureate exam.
Our school in Montpellier (Place de la Comedie)
The school is housed in an impressive, recently refurbished 19th century building, with 20 spacious classrooms opening out onto balconies. There is also an elevator, well-equipped computer room, library, student kitchen, mini-tourist office and free wireless Internet access throughout!
Courses in Montpellier (Place de la Comedie)
Our school in Montpellier offers regular French courses, namely the Intensive and Super-Intensive programmes, where you can choose either 20 or 30 general French classes each week. These programmes are the ideal choice for the purpose of improving your language skills in all areas. There is a maximum of 10 students per class, with an average of just 6 and the teachers place a lot of importance on the development of communication skills, so that students are soon able to express themselves in French, in all kinds of every-day situations.
In order to meet individual requirements, or simply for additional personalised classes, students can combine a course of 20 group French classes each week with Private tuition. In these extra sessions and in prior arrangement with your teacher, you will have the chance to focus on any aspect of the language that you wish to explore or revise in further detail.
There are also a variety of specialist French programmes available at our school in Montpellier:
Learn how to create delicious French dishes with the French & Cookery course, where you receive 5 cooking classes per week, in addition to your general French lessons. Whilst preparing meals together, a French Chef will introduce you to various techniques in French cooking and you will discover the passion in French cuisine at the same time!
There is a Business French course, of 1-4 weeks in duration, for students and professionals who would like to improve their language skills for use in all kinds of business situations. An intermediate French level is required for this course, which includes 6 Business French classes each week, in addition to the Intensive programme.
Younger students may be interested in our A-Level Revision course, which provides superb preparation in advance of your exam and will leave you feeling capable in your French language speaking, writing, listening and reading skills and confident of success!
If you have any questions about a French course in Montpellier, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be more than happy to help and advise on all of your options.
Experience the French way of life at first hand, and practice your language skills all the time – stay with a local host family! Whether your hosts are a traditional family with children, a couple or a single person, they’ll quickly make you feel at home in France. Choose between half board (2 meals per day) and a bed & breakfast arrangement. If you’d prefer to prepare your own meals, our school can arrange self-catering, room only, host family accommodation.
Alternatively, you could live and socialise with your fellow students in the on-site residence. You’ll share bathroom and kitchen facilities, and there is also a communal courtyard. Single and double rooms are available, each with wireless Internet access and their own TV.
Join in with our school’s varied activity program to get the most from your French course in Montpellier! Typical activities include guided city tours, French movie screenings, barbecues, nights out with tutors, wine tasting, hiking, beach trips and cultural workshops, to name but a few!
Excursions are also organised by the school, introducing you to some of France’s most beautiful locations. Explore places such as the magnificent walled city of Carcassonne, historic Avignon and the ancient Roman treasure trove that is Nîmes.
How to get there
Free transfers are offered to those students staying with host families on a bed and breakfast or half board basis. Your family will meet you at Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport or Saint-Roch train station. If you stay in a host family, room only, or in the residence whilst you learn French in Montpellier, you’ll have to make your own way to your accommodation. Taxis and buses are available outside the airport.
Location of our school in Montpellier (Place de la Comedie)
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