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Learn French in Nice

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Learn French in Nice and experience one of France's most vibrant cities! Located in the French Riviera, on the dazzling Cote d'Azur coast, Nice enjoys a year-round mild, Mediterranean climate and is well known as a popular destination for tourists. The sea air and excellent quality of light have also attracted many famous artists to Nice, and today the city is home to museums and galleries dedicated to Henri Matisse and Marc Chagall as well as the must see MAMAC (Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain).

Students who learn French at our school in Nice, will have the opportunity to really ‘live’ the French language and experience the lifestyle of this beautiful part of France. Stroll along the Promendade des Anglais, Nice's seafront promenade and most iconic attraction, where you will find the exclusive Hotel Negresco; climb up to the Colline du Chateau where you will find fantastic views over the Bay of Angels and Nice's picturesque harbour; and explore the narrow streets of the old town, just minutes away from our school and is home to daily markets for local produce, fruit and flowers.

The area around Nice also boasts a number of beautiful medieval villages, where you can sample life at a slower pace and enjoy some traditional local cuisine - well worth a visit during your course at our school.


Our school in Nice

Our French language school in Nice is located in the very heart of the city, just a short walk from the pebbly beach and old town. This well-equipped school is situated within a beautiful building with a private garden, and has excellent facilities including a student study centre with free Internet access.

At busy times, the school uses a second centre, located in a detached mansion house in the exclusive Cimiez area of Nice, close to the Matisse and Chagall museums. This school building also has extensive gardens where students can relax between lessons and practise French with fellow language learners!

Courses in Nice

Students at our school in Nice can learn French on an Intensive French language course (20 lessons/week), or else on a Super Intensive French language course (30 lessons/week). Each lesson lasts for 45 minutes and groups has a maximum of just 10 students. You can also choose to combine your group course with individual tuition, on an Intensive + Private Lessons course.

If you are preparing to sit the DALF examination for work or study purposes, why not take the DALF exam preparation course at our school in Nice? This course will give you the opportunity to prepare for your exam in the company of like-minded individuals and familiarise you with the style and structure of the DALF examination

At Easter and in the summer, our language school in Nice also runs a popular A-Level Revision Course for students preparing for this specific exam. The course includes 30 lessons each week, with 20 lessons used to enhance general language skills and 10 lessons dedicated to revision techniques and text analysis.

For students in their fifties and over who wish to learn French with students of a similar age, our French language school in Nice offers Club 50 + French courses. This course combines 15 language lessons each week with a program of visits and activities. A Club 30 course is also available for those aged 30 and above who prefer to study with others of a similar age.

If you are travelling to Nice with your family, you can opt for a Family Course at our school, allowing both parents and children (aged 9-15) to practise French in a fun and relaxed setting.

Accommodation

Our school arranges accommodation with carefully selected French host families or in a student residence. If you stay with a French host family, you will be able to practise the French language skills that you learn at the school with your family. Host family accommodation is available on a half board (2 meals per day), or self-catering basis.

The student residence is ideally located in the centre of Nice, just a 20-minute walk from the school and 15 minutes from the beach. The student residence consists of individual studios equipped with a private bathroom with a kitchenette and free Wi-Fi access. Breakfast is not included, although this can be added at an additional cost.

During the summer months, we can also arrange accommodation in a university residence located in the Cimiez area of Nice. This is just 10 minutes by bus, or a 30-minute walk from the central school building. Each room in the residence has a private bathroom and fridge. No kitchen facilities are available, although breakfast is included at the campus restaurant.

Activities

Our school in Nice works with a company that arranges excellent excursions during the weekend to local towns, cities and places of interest. These include trips to Monaco, Cannes, Eze Village, Antibes and more. An orientation on the first Monday gives you a tour of the city and insight in to what is available outside of lessons. Nice is also a great location for water sports and it is possible to take part in diving, jet-skiing, parasailing and cruises. The school also organise weekly activities to help students practise their language skills in an informal setting and meet students from all over the world! Activities may include film evenings, French wine and cheese tastings, guided visits to points of interest around the city such as: The Opéra de Nice, The Palais Lascaris, The Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St Nicolas, Musee National Marc Chagall, MAMAC and other museums/art galleries.


How to get there

Nice has a large international airport with excellent flight connections. Students who stay with French host families on a half board basis are met at Nice Airport free-of-charge, on arrival. For students booking other types of accommodation, private airport transfers can be arranged at an additional cost. Alternatively, you can reach the city from the airport by bus or by taxi.

Location of our school in Nice

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3.9 / 5
School Staff

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