Beach next to Le Gosier, Guadeloupe
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Learn French in Guadeloupe

Join us on this beautiful island paradise with a French course in Guadeloupe! Not only does this tropical destination offer you the opportunity to practise your language skills in the warm Caribbean sun, but also to explore the island and the fantastic array of things it has to offer!

Our school is located on the beachfront in Le Gosier, so you can step out of the classroom onto the stunning sandy beach - one of the best in Guadeloupe - where you can go snorkelling, sailing, scuba-diving, kitesurfing, or just relax in the sun! Guadeloupe has countless palm-fringed Caribbean beaches, incredible coral reefs, waterfalls and areas of tropical rainforest, preserved within an extensive National Park. You’ll never want to leave this glorious Caribbean island!

Our school in Le Gosier

Our school Guadeloupe is located in Le Gosier, a small town of just 30,000 inhabitants, on the South coast of the island. Le Gosier is famous for its beautiful beaches, busy marina and for being home to the largest aquarium in the Caribbean!

Our school is situated on the beachfront and has stunning sea views. All 5 classrooms are well equipped with TV, video and audio facilities. There is also Internet access for students.

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50 metres from our school!
Students at the beach
Students on diving excursion
Students exploring the island

Courses in Le Gosier

Available courses

  • Intensive (20)
  • Intensive + Private Lessons (25)
  • Super Intensive (30)
  • Private Lessons (20)
  • Business Course (30)

Students at our school in Le Gosier can learn French on an Intensive French language course (20 lessons/week), or else on a Super Intensive French language course (30 lessons/week). These courses are ideal for anyone wishing to improve their general French language skills in groups of like-minded students of a similar ability.

You can also enrol on a Business French Course of 30 lessons/week if you would like to use French in a business context. Perhaps you use French in your job to speak to overseas clients, or perhaps you are applying for a role in a French-speaking company and need advice about the interview process. Whatever the case, this is the perfect course for you!

Alternatively, you can take a course of private lessons for a more personalised learning experience, or even combine your group course with individual tuition on an Intensive + Private Lessons course.

All the group French lessons at our school in Guadeloupe have a maximum of just 10 students per class, providing lots of personal attention to each and every student. Please note: If there are just 1 or 2 students (at the same level) on the Intensive French programme you will receive a lower amount of 10 lessons/week instead of 20. Intensive classes with 3 or 4 students will receive 15 lessons each week.

Accommodation

Available accommodation

  • Host Family
  • Host Family Plus
  • Shared Apartment
  • Studio Apartment

Our school arranges accommodation with carefully selected Guadeloupian host families, providing students with the perfect opportunity to put their French language skills into practice outside of the classroom! Accommodation is offered in single rooms on a half-board basis, meaning that you can enjoy two delicious meals each day with your assigned host. Shared rooms are also available upon request for students travelling together. Choose host family plus accommodation if you would like your own en-suite bathroom.

If you would like to live with locals but also have your own independence, choose a shared apartment. These apartments are located near to the school and are comprised of private bedrooms with shared living facilities.

We also offer studio apartments for students who prefer to be a little more independent.

Activities

Our school in Guadeloupe organises a variety of activities, giving you a great opportunity to discover the island and enhance your French language skills. These might include hiking, water sports, creole cooking classes, dance lessons, museum visits and so much more! Fortnightly excursions are also arranged by the school, where you will have the chance to explore Guadeloupe and get to know its culture and way of life.

How to get there

We can arrange private airport transfers to take you directly to your accommodation in Le Gosier. Please note that airport transfers are not included in the price of the programme and will incur an additional fee. For further details about the transfer service, don’t hesitate to contact us.  


Course

4.8 / 5
Accommodation

4.9 / 5
School Staff

4.8 / 5
Average score for our school in Le Gosier based on 8 previous client reviews.

Student reviews & feedback

The school in Guadeloupe is great - the staff is very friendly and helpful, and know how to make it fun!

Fantastic home stay in a beautiful old house with a pretty garden, friendly cats and a dog, and warm and welcoming hosts that were happy to continue helping me practice and learn French in the evenings!

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My instructor Sandra was wonderful! Really excellent. I learned a lot of French. My experience was great!!

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I wish I knew to bring a few folders to accommodate all the papers, etc we would get every day! I also loved the fact we got homework, and the super-intensive personal course was designed to fit my needs exactly. well done!

I stayed at the Adolphe, and couldn't be happier. the adolphe family were available to us if we needed anything, and bent over backwards to invite us to activities, the beach, etc. they sure didn't have to do that, so that was beyond nice! they are next to the nicest hotel in town, the auberge to vielle tour, and we were able to use the hotel's beach with our own key! sweet! it was a ten-minute walk from the adolphe to st louis catholic church, and then another five minute walk to class. Perfect!

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I greatly enjoyed the course and the teacher had good skills. I also felt that having a small group helped me to learn and practice more. I am glad that I attended this school. I wish that I could have stayed longer.

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I learned a lot in the 2 weeks, I had Marie as a teacher for B1 and she was an excellent teacher. I loved my host family and would love to come back to the same place next year!

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Great experience I would definitely consider going back! Lots of opportunity to brush up on grammar with lots of interactive elements and conversation time even without the additional conversation classes. Always good to have local hosts and the family was a seasoned host family and very welcoming and supportive. All ages and nationalities welcome.

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The course I attended was really well organized. High competence of the professor, who took care of each students necessity for further explanations concerning all aspects of the language (grammar, pronunciation, etc). In only two weeks I could notice a great improvement of my skill. My accommodation has been great. the house was nice, comfortable and big but the most important was the family. They really help every student to improve the Language. The house is plenty of books, which are at the students disposal to learn all about the history, culture, geography of Guadeloupe.

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School statistics

Nationality (%)


American (6)
British (2)
Czech (1)
Dutch (1)
German (30)
Swiss (60)

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