Summer French courses for teenagers

All levels - age : 11-17 y.o

French summer school for teenagers in Cannes

 

French summer courses for teenagers in France

Summer French courses for teenagers (junior and high school students) are designed to students who wish to improve their language skills and enjoy learning French language and the culture while meeting new friends. Students are taught according to abilities and ages : 12 – 14 y.o and 15 – 17 y.o. The teenager courses are designed to develop language proficiency through the use of the listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. This course is perfect for beginners to GCSE, A-level, Abitur, Matura, Maturita, international baccalaureate and most high-school leaving certificate. This teenager course encourages and supports students as they prepare school leaving certificates and exams. The summer courses for teenagers consists of French lessons in the mornings, leaving the rest of the day for activities, excursions, socialising or relaxation. Students preparing a school exam are encouraged to attend the intensive courses in the afternoon – 5 afternoons per week or a few afternoons per week only.

Teenager course :
Dialogue dans un magasin de vêtements

MORNING LESSONS

In this course, teenagers are taught in ability group and ages : 12 – 14 y.o and 15 – 17 y.o. We put emphasis on communication and self-confidence thanks to a lively, fun and friendly classroom environment. That way, students feel confortable to participate even if they are beginners.

Teaching is done in a student-centered atmosphere, with an average of 8 participants – maximum 10. Students may be challenged and don’t fear making mistakes. In this encouraging, challenging environment, students gain confidence and develop enthusiasm for learning French.

Students are encouraged to take part in active learning activities in order to develop writing, reading, listening and speaking skills. Topics are according to ages, abilities and interests. Class activities include :

  • grammar exercises
  • vocabulary expansion and exercises
  • phrase construction
  • writing about different situations
  • listening and understanding spoken French in a variety of contexts
  • Conversation and class discussions to develop oral fluency and accuracy
  • oral presentation
  • reading and prounciation
  • role-playing
  • practical conversations
  • drama
  • poetry
  • songs

OPTIONAL AFTERNOON LESSONS

1:1 Lessons

We offer one-to-one lessons, where students can benefit from private tutoring. In this course, we focus on your 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 lessons each week with a class size of maximum 6 students. More info

 PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Ages/Levels

12 – 17 y.o. Students are taught according to ages and abilities.

Levels : Beginner to C1 (information on levels)

Courses dates From Monday 18th of June to Friday 10th of August, 2018.

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
Number of students per class
Maximum 10.
First day

New students sit for a language test – except complete beginners and children. The results of the French test allow us to place students in an appropriate group. During this welcoming morning, students meet each other, enjoy welcome drinks and croissants.

Last day

You will receive a certificate, attesting your participation in the French summer courses, the number of hours and your level. Children and teenagers have a performance (songs, drama, poetry, dialogue, etc.) in which they show what they have learnt.

Study material Teachers provide you with copies and verb book during the course. The student must provide a notebook and a pen. A pocket dictionary would be useful.

Testimonials

Thank you for the wonderful photos and videos, wonderful pictures, overall professional and kind attention to my kids. They thoroughly enjoyed their French summer programme where they felt warm attitude and care.

Maria, from Moscow, Russia

Teenager French summer courses

Tarkan liked his teachers Benoit and Manel very much and the school was ideal for him: small setting, relatively small classes, friendly atmosphere and space to be and learn. We would like to thank you all, “merci beaucoup”, for making learning French such an enjoyable and rewarding experience.

Tarkan and Mirjam, from London, U.K

French course for a 12 y.o

I was pleased to read your kind words and reports about my daughter Marie. I thank all teachers at your school for being so patient and helping her to improve French! She also had so much fun learning with you. Your lessons were very insightful and interactive ! I would like to sincerely thank you for such a fantastic host family. Marie-Brigitte, Michel and their amazing girls made Marie happy to stay with them and feel like at home ! Again, please accept my sincere thanks.

Tatiana, mother of of a 16 y.o student from Vyborg, Russia

French course and homestay program

Just a quick note to confirm what you already know. Will had a fantastic experience in France on your program and to thank you one more time for making this possible and arranging such a wonderful family for Will to stay with. This whole experience is sure to have a major, positive impact on Will’s life. We will recommend your program to others -and hope to come ourselves sometime in the future!

Father of a 16 y.o student, from Westport, CT, USA

French course for teenagers and home stay program

ABOUT US

French Summer Classes is a summer program provided by Passeport pour les langues®. Our aim is to provide individuals, families and groups with quality French language holiday programs that are fun, educational, intellectually challenging and culturally rewarding. All the language programs offered in this website are carried out to provide an excellent and enjoyable educational experience. Learn French on the French Riviera with our French summer immersion courses.

Welcome on the French Riviera !

Welcome on the French Riviera !