Learning French will enable you to communicate with people worldwide and give you access to French literature and culture. Moreover, you'll be able to travel to France, Belgium, Switzerland, Quebec and many African countries.

Study French with Nacel! French is also an important language for international relations and organizations! Don't miss the opportunity to study and practice French.

Why learn French?

There are many reasons to learn French. And we at Nacel are here to make sure it happens in the best possible way.

French is important in many fields, including political science, literature, psychology, history, sociology, and philosophy. It doesn't matter if you:

  • Need French for work?
  • Want to look for a job abroad?
  • Have plans to study at a French-language university?
  • Want to learn new music in French?
  • Planning a trip?

Are you interested in all the culture and history behind the French language?

The truth is that the French language is important in the world. Coming to learn French in France, Belgium or Switzerland with Nacel is the best way to improve your French.

Admire the Tour Eiffel with your own eyes after your French courses.
Taste French gastronomy during your stay. After your French courses or during the weekends, travel and discover nearby cities and countries.
Learn while enjoying the rich cultural life of this country.
Eat cheeses and baguettes while drinking wine and practicing your French with the locals.

Learn French, the language of love, and put it into practice after your French courses. While you study French, your host family will help you discover their culture.

Nacel has more than 60 years of experience in language classes and is the leader in language courses in the French and European markets.

Since 1957, Nacel has been offering a wide range of French courses. Our French coordinators will make your language trip in France an exceptional and unforgettable experience.

We offer French courses in the most beautiful destinations in France: Paris, Lyon, Montpellier, Normandy, and the Riviera. You can also take advantage of Summer Camps in France, Belgium, and Switzerland. Or immerse yourself in a High School Abroad or Homestay program.

Invest in your education, learn French with us, and travel cheaply and locallyHundreds of students have already traveled with Nacel. You too are welcome in the Nacel family!

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Oh, and are you curious about learning French? Take a look at the content that explains the Benefits of Taking French Courses in France

Would you like to learn how to speak French?

Learning French will give you more opportunities in your career and allow you to travel the world.

French descends from the Latin spoken throughout the Roman Empire, as do other national languages such as Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Romanian, and Catalan.

It is currently spoken by more than 135 million native speakers worldwide and French is the official language of 28 countries.

Wondering about achieving French fluency? Want to learn French quickly? Well, dedication is the key, and here are some tips to help you become fluent in the language:

  1. Devote time every day: Whether it's podcasts, series, or articles, dedicate a few minutes daily to these activities in the language you're learning.
  2. Relate it to your reality: Learn words that align with your daily life and goals. Traveling? Focus on journey-related phrases. Working? Learn email and phone call phrases.
  3. Keep a record: Whether on your cell phone, notebook, or computer, make it a habit to jot down new words or sentences. This aids in memorization.
  4. Tap into available resources: Explore online classes, language apps, or study groups. Identify what captures your interest and dive in.
  5. Formal classes: Despite immersive experiences, structured learning is vital.
  6. Stay consistent: Immersion is key to language fluency, so choose your method and stick with it consistently.

What about combining a French language course with the summer? Check out our content: You don't know what to do this summer? Learn French while playing sports at a great summer camp in France!

Enhance your language learning with these effective tips. Picture combining them to fast-track your language skills while living abroad, studying, and fully embracing the local culture. Join us at Nacel for this incredible experience!

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Which tests prove proficiency in French?

Several tests assess proficiency in French. They look at reading comprehension, listening comprehension, written expression, vocabulary, and syntax. Below are some of the best-known tests:

  • DELF (Diplôme d'Etudes en Langue Française): this is an intermediate level test, with 4 diplomas: A1 and A2 (basic) and B1 and B2 (independent).
  • DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française): this test assesses the student at a more advanced level and is divided into 2 diplomas: C1 (autonomous) and C2 (complete).
  • TCF (Test de Connaissance du Français): this is a standardized test developed by the French Ministry of National Education and administered by the Centre International d'Études Pédagogiques (CIEP), with levels ranging from A1 to C2.
  • TEF (Test d'Evaluation de Français): also recognized by the Ministry of National Education, there are 7 levels of proficiency, from 0 (basic skills) to 6 (good skills).

The tests assess a person's ability to communicate in French. They are widely used by international students, universities, employers, and others.

We have programs designed for beginners and advanced French learners.

But where can you learn French? Well, with Nacel, you have several destinations:

Are you convinced? Choose your destination and discover all the study possibilities. Nacel has the right program for you.

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Surviving in French: Basic vocabulary and phrases

We'll give you some tips on vocabulary and phrases that can help you when you're traveling abroad.

French greetings are well known and you can start your introduction with "Bonjour" (Hello), "Je m’appelle..." (My name is...) and end with "Au revoir" (Goodbye). As well as the famous "Merci beaucoup" (Thank you very much).

There are simple phrases that can be very useful when you arrive in a country:

Je ne comprends pas (I don't understand)
Pouvez-vous m'aider ? (Can you help me?)
Pouvez-vous répéter, s'il vous plaît ? (Could you repeat that, please?)
Pouvez-vous parler lentement, s'il vous plaît ? (Can you speak slowly, please?)
Je suis perdu. Pouvez-vous m'aider à trouver mon chemin ? (I'm lost. Can you help me find my way?)

And others for everyday use:
Je voudrais commander... (I would like to order...)
Combien ça coûte ? (How much does it cost?)
Où se trouve la gare routière/ferroviaire/aéroportuaire ? (Where is the bus/train/airport station?)
Où puis-je acheter un billet ? (Where can I buy a ticket?)
Pouvez-vous me recommander un bon restaurant ? (Can you recommend a good restaurant?)

These are just a few ideas that can help you travel abroad. Like it?

Nacel is here to guide you and help you choose the best program. Count on us!

Learn French now with Nacel!

Study French with Nacel! We offer our students many opportunities and places to learn to speak French.

Teenagers can learn to study French in France in the High School program. They can also enjoy Homestay Immersion.

You can study French in Lyon, Montpellier, Normandy, Paris or French Riviera. But if you want to take advantage of our summer camps, you can choose between France, Belgium or Switzerland.

Discover your destination! Find out now about our wide range of opportunities to learn French abroad! We're here to help you.

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