Teen Summer Program – Nice
Summer Program for Teenagers (15 – 18 yrs)
French Language & Culture Studies & Activities
Tuition, Housing, Meals, Activities Included
2 Weeks: $3295 USD
Study French Language and experience the French Riviera this summer ! Weekly programs starting in July and continue thru August. Live in campus housing – student type flats (Villa) (2 – 3 students per room) fully furnished. Bed linens and towels provided, and changed weekly. All inclusive price includes the program tuition, housing, meals, and cultural activities. Also includes airport pick-up and drop-off, as well as much supervision at all times. A different activity is arranged daily, including Sunday. Meet young people from all over the world, broadening your international view. Program staff supervise students during classes and at all activities. Local excursions are arranged to nearby places such as Cannes, Monaco, and Eze. Class materials (books) are all included. Airfare is not included. Join us this summer for a fun way to improve your French and experience France. Early registration is advised!
Nice, France (French Riviera). Upon arrival, students are welcomed at the Nice airport, or train station, buy a staff member who will give them a “welcome pack”.
They are taken (escorted by staff) to the program location in Nice for check-in and Orientation. Details included with your confirmation documents.
Arrivals are on a Sunday. (Departures are on Saturdays).
Site security is taken seriously. Campus is under video surveillance, and only entrance is secured with an iron gate (dial code to enter).
Additionally, there is a guard patrolling during night hours. Attendance is recorded daily. Emergency phone number provided to all students.
French language lessons are provided. All students take a placement test, and are placed in the proper level. Students are divided into level groups of
8 students maximum per group. Lessons are held Monday – Friday, from 2:00 pm – 5:15 pm…including a 15 min break. Lessons are conducted according to the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) and focus on 4 main language skills: Oral expression and comprehension, as well as written expression and comprehension.
Teachers have developed an action oriented approach with numerous activities created in line with the groups’ levels, favoring oral expression while setting the foundations for writing. The various themes will encourage the practice of theory in situations adapted to foreign students. Overall, the lessons are very interactive and engaging through fun educational activities, such as collective group work, pair work, and interaction with other level groups in and outside the classroom.
This course is for beginners. Students cover the fundamentals of the French language, daily expressions, increased vocabulary, grammar and phonetics, and various course exercises that build confidence in using basic French. The material covered is in preparation for the DELF A1 and A2 units. Class materials also introduce French Cultural subjects. Homework is assigned daily.
This level is for high beginners, or elementary levels. Students continue to improve their grammatical and vocabulary knowledge, learn how to express feelings and opinions, work on texts using more complex sentence structures, as well as learn some of the cultural habits of French society. Pronunciation is regularly corrected. This course prepares students for the DELF 1st degree. Homework is assigned daily.
Intermediate level students take this course. Students improve their ability to formulate and debate on actual subjects, social issues, etc. Class utilizes materials from the media to initiate discussions and role playing. Vocabulary and grammatical abilities are enhanced as well as phonetics and pronunciation. This course prepares students for the DELF 2nd degree. Homework is assigned daily.
Advanced level students take this course. Students perfect their written and oral skills, utilizing stylistic aspects and technical expressions. More complex debates and discussions help students become more fluent and confident in expressing their feelings and opinions. Also, knowledge of French society, culture, and heritage is enhanced in this level. This course prepares students for the DELF exam. Homework is assigned daily.
Students earn 3 – 4 credits per month (4 weeks). About 1 credit per week. The course is 4 hours of French per day, plus some workshops. 22 lessons per week.
See “Academic Credit” section on homepage, main menu.
Students can earn high school “transfer credit”, or possibly even college credit. Certificate transcript issued upon completing the course.
Usually students earn 1 – 2 credits per 2 weeks, or 3 – 4 credits per 4 weeks. 15 + hrs of lessons per week, M-F.
Organized group activities (cultural & sports) are included: Tennis, Sailing, and multi-activities are available such as: in-house competitions, quizzes, board games, Karaoke, movies, bowling, and beach volleyball.
Students are supervised at all times – 24/7.
HOUSING – Included
Housing is provided on campus in study type Villa’s. 2 – 3 students per Villa, same gender, and similar age. Fully furnished. Bed linens and towels provided weekly (changed). Includes all 3 meals daily. Let us know in advance if you have any food allergies, or if a special diet is requested.
DATES AND FEES
Summer Sessions Weekly: July – August
Starting dates on Sundays. End dates on Saturdays.
2019 Start dates: June 30th, July 7th, 14th, or 21st
2020 Start dates: June 28th, July 5th, 12th, or 19th
2021 Start dates: June 27th, July 4th, 11th, or 18th
* Program is ongoing every summer (similar dates).
– All inclusive
1 week: $1895 USD
2 weeks: $3295 USD
3 weeks: $4695 USD
4 weeks: $5995 USD
Teen Ages: 15 – 18 yrs
Open to all students worldwide.
Early registration is advised.
Students should arrive at the Nice airport before 5:00 pm on Sundays.
Arrival by train is also okay – staff person can also meet you at the Nice train station.
Email us your arrival details in advance.
Staff person meets all students upon arrival, and escorts them to program location.
* Departures – on Saturday’s. Staff person escorts students to Airport, or train station for departure.
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