French Summer Classes

Summer French courses for non-beginner children

French summer courses for non-beginner children in Cannes – Age between 6 and 11 years old

French summer classes for non-beginner children in France

Summer courses for non-beginner children between six and eleven years old are designed for children with a previous knowledge of French. It is ideal for children attending French, international, immersion or bilingual program in their home country. It allows your child to maintain and increase his/her communicative, reading, listening and writing skills and get ready for the rentrée (back to school), while spending pleasant linguistic holidays on the French Riviera with parents. Children have fun, make new friends, learn French and get a head start for the school year.

Course description

Class activities are adapted to ages and abilities. Our study program is progressive, varied and consists of cross-curriculum learning activities.
These are morning courses from 9am to 12:30pm.

Small
groups

Children are placed in groups of maximum 10 students. Small class size ensures that each child receives maximum individual attention. Students learn according to their age and level.

Learning
activities

French courses for non-beginner children are designed to develop language proficiency through the use of the listening, speaking, reading and writing skills and experience French culture, through various engaging, playful and active learning activities.

Academic
sessions

Vocabulary, grammar, sentence construction, reading, writing, storytelling, poems and more. Our interactive and communicative approach is supported by professionally designed materials including flashcards, board games, songbooks, activity sheets, etc.

Playful
sessions

Role-plays, mimes and TPR*, songs, drama, linguistic board games, popular and lively games, crafts, team project and more.

Total Physical Response* pairs vocabulary and physical movements/gestures. This method helps memorizing new words and building sentences. Children love being on the move and love this method!

Optional afternoon lessons

1:1 Lessons
We offer one-to-one lessons, where students can benefit from private tutoring. During these courses, we focus on your child’s individual requirements, which can include exam preparation, conversation or any area of the language. More info

Intensive French courses
Our intensive French classes are small group designed to help students develop their written and spoken communicative skills. Students will receive 10 hours of intensive courses each week with a class size of maximum of 6 students. More info

Practical Information

Ages/Levels

Ages : 6 – 11 y.o. Students are taught according to ages and abilities.
Levels : Non-Beginner (information on levels)

Courses dates

From Monday 15th of June to Friday 7th of August, 2020.

Duration

1 to 8 weeks

Courses Schedule

  • Morning courses – 20 lessons/week : from 9 am to 12.30 pm
  • Intensive courses – 30 lessons/week : from 1.30 pm to 3 pm
  • Afternoon courses – 10 lessons/week : from 1.30 to 3 pm

For children : snacks are provided at the break time, at 10.30 am.

Number of students / class

Maximum of 10

Study material

Teachers provide students with learning material. The student must provide a notebook and a pen.

First day & last day of the language course

First day:
Children have an informal testing session allowing us to place students in an appropriate group. During this welcoming morning, students meet each other, enjoy welcome drinks and croissants.

Last day:
Children will receive a certificate, attesting their participation in the French summer courses, the number of hours and your level. Children and teenagers have a performance (songs, drama, poetry, dialogue, etc.) to show what they have learned.

Each Friday, parents are invited to a performance presented by children and their teacher.

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