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Accredited French courses in Lyon
The French language school in Lyon offers a few different courses for adults. You can choose to register for one of the following options according to your goals and to the pace at which you want to learn the language:
Semi-intensive French course (17 lessons per week)
15 general French lessons (14 students maximum per class) + 2 tutorial classes in group*
Intensive French course in Lyon (27 lessons per week)
15 general French lessons (14 students maximum per class) + 10 lessons with workshops focused on developing specific language skills (12 students maximum per class) + 2 tutorial classes in group*
*During tutorial classes students with the same level can come and ask specific questions to the teacher.
Super intensive and personalized French language course (30 lessons per week)
15 general French lessons (14 students maximum per class) + 10 lessons with workshops focused on developing specific language skills (12 students maximum per class) + 5 private lessons
Please note that it is possible to add private lessons to any of these French course options. During these individual classes you will be able to decide which aspect of the French language you want to concentrate on. You can focus on developing a specific skill, on reviewing what was learned during group classes, etc. In addition, you can also choose to learn the French terminology of a specific field: business, law, politics, cooking, journalism, literature, medicine, plastic arts, cinema, philosophy, fashion, etc.
Each student receives personal support in order to evaluate their progression based on the levels defined by the CEFRL (“Common European Framework of Reference for Languages”). Therefore, you will be aware of your progress at all times. In order to satisfy the needs of its students, the French language academy in Lyon offers six different levels divided into 3 groups:
- Beginner A1 and A2 for those who do not speak or speak little French
- Intermediate B1 and B2 for those who have already studied French in the past and want to improve it
- Advanced C1 and C2 for those who already have a good command of the language and want to strengthen specific aspects
Each of the six levels requires a minimum of 130 lessons. At the end of each level you will pass an exam and receive a certificate.
Description of the French language school in Lyon
The French language school in Lyon is located in a traditional building on an emblematic and lively street of the historic neighbourhood of the city. The spacious classrooms have modern equipment, guaranteeing that you will learn French in an optimal way. The language institute also has a computer room and free Wi-Fi.
There is a lounge, which is a very large and cozy room where students can study and meet with other students. You can also have lunch there as it is equipped with a refrigerator and a micro-wave.
The language school offers the following accommodation options you can choose from while you study French in Lyon:
- University residences with single rooms, individual studios or studios for two people.
- Student residences with single rooms or individual studios.
- Homestay: accommodation in the house of a local family, with the possibility of including breakfasts and dinners.
Other language study options
How much does it cost to have a language immersion experience in Lyon?
The prices of the French courses may vary depending on your country of origin. In addition, the cost sometimes depends on the time of year when you decide to study French at the language school in Lyon. The best is that you contact us so we send you the costs that will apply to your language stay, including prices of French courses in Lyon with accommodation.
The cost of studying French in Lyon will obviously also depend on your standard of living and your spending habits. We recommend that you check the prices of the everyday life in Lyon.
Sites of interest
- Learn more about Lyon by reading tourist information.