French School in Lyon

  • study abroad Lyon France
  • age from 18 to 99 years old
  • Language French
  • dates All year round
  • length From 4 weeks

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The French school is located in the centre of Lyon.
Easy access to the school (two tram stops less than 5 minutes on foot). However, please note that public transportation is stopped around midnight.
Facilities: free-access multimedia room and Internet, wireless Internet, recreation room with microwave where students can have lunch and rest.

HIGHLIGHTS
Our French school in Lyon offers a winning combination to those wishing to learn or to improve their French language skills in a great environment. It is located on the Rhone banks in a pleasant area of the city centre. There is a student residence near to the school with a swimming pool and a cafeteria for students use. Lyon is 2 hours away from Paris by train, 1 hour away from the Alpes Mountains, 3 hours from the sea! So just come and enjoy your stay in Lyon!

COURSE 
Course content: General French
12, 15 or 20 courses/week.
Course duration: 55 minutes
Number of students per class: 10 to 15 students maximum
Test on arrival: yes
Course material: not included

ACADEMIC STAFF
All teachers are highly qualified to teach French as a foreign language.

LOCATION
Lyon is a beautiful city with a rich cultural life. It is the second-largest metropolitan area in France after Paris. As a UNESCO world heritage site, Lyon has over 2000 years of history imprinted on its streets and monuments. Discover the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière as well as the Saint-Jean Cathedral, enjoy the Croix Rousse area, get lost in the huge and wonderful Parc de la Tête d'Or and so many other worth seeing things are waiting for you... Lyon is also the gastronomic capital of France, so take the time to try some specialities in our warm welcoming restaurants called “bouchons”!

Come and enjoy cultural events and performances throughout the summer period, for example the Fourvière festival which has become one of the main international festivals. The festival usually takes place in the Roman amphitheatres of Fourvière and the programme includes theatre, dance, concerts and cinema. Thousands of people travel to Lyon every year for this event.

LEISURE ACTIVITIES
Learn French and enjoy your stay in Lyon! Typical half-day activities organized by the French school during the week: the Old Lyon quarter, worth visiting monuments, museums, theatres, concerts, worth seeing roman or medieval cities around Lyon and even visit to Paris.
Students are responsible for any fees related to these optional activities.
Enjoy our French school in Lyon!

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Accommodation

Host family: single room, shared bathroom, half board (even on weekends).

On request:
University Residence (from 200 EUR/month): single room, kitchen and bathroom shared, without meals (self-catering), cafeteria open from Monday to Friday. Placement fee: 25 euros.
Individual Flat (from 550 euros/month): furnished flat or studio, without meals (self-catering).

Prices

Longer programs on request.

DATES: All year round. Specific start dates: please consult.

Arrival date: Sunday
Departure date: Saturday
Bank holidays: 01/01, 02/04, 01, 08, 10 and 21/05, 14/07, 15/08, 01/11, 11/11, 25/12.

ACCESS/ TRANSPORTATION

  • Regular airlines to Lyon airport
  • Low-cost airlines: Easy Jet
    Nearest airport: Lyon Saint-Exupéry (international flights: UK, Spain, Portugal, Germany and many others…).
    Train : Three main train stations: Part-Dieu, Perrache, St-Exupéry TGV (French high-speed train) between Lyon and Paris every hour (journey lasts approximately 2 hours).

    Transfer available: Airport pick up and transfer to the student residence or to the school. Please consult.



    Price includes

  • Administration fees
  •  Accommodation
  • Courses (see options)
  • Support, assistance and 24 hours emergency phone number during the whole program



    Price does not include

  • International airfare
  • International Travel insurance
  • Visa, passport and medical exam fees
  • Airport pick-up and transfers
  • Extra activities organized by the school
  • Personal expenses and pocket money
  • Course Material (from 20 to 30 euros)
  • Local transportation
  • Medical and Emergency Repatriation Insurance (maybe provided by Nacel for an extra cost)
  • Application fees (65 euros)

  • Eligibility

    Age: 18+
    Minimum language level: false beginner (minimum 50 hours French).
    VISA: visa may be required for citizens from outside of the Euuropean Union.

    Testimonials

    "I enjoyed the experience very much and it was great that everybody at the camp was so friendly & helpful to us. It was a very enjoyable way to learn French. Thank you."

    Pablo (16)
     
     
     
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