French courses for Adults

30 years’ experience

DELF 8, 12 and 16 weeks

DELF 8, 12 and 16 weeks

20 or 30 lessons of 45 minutes a week

The DELF diploma consists of independent examinations (A1 – A2 – B1 – B2). To pass them, your skills are assessed according to four criteria: oral comprehension, written comprehension, written expression, oral expression.

Required level : Beginner to advanced

Start dates : see below

Success rate in 2015 : 97 %

You have a choice of taking the DELF A2-B1-B2 exams depending on your level of French when you arrive, the length of your course, the dates of the exams and your level of French at the end of the course.

Duration Arrival dates Minimum level of admission CECR (1) Units to take(2)
8 weeks 24.01 • 03.04 •24.04 • 29.05 • 21.08 • 23.10 A1 A2 • B1 • B2
12 weeks 03.01* • 06.03 • 27.03 • 01.05 • 24.07 • 25.09 Beginners A2 • B1 • B2
16 weeks 07.02 • 28.02 • 03.04 • 26.06 • 28.08 Beginners A2 • B1 • B2

(1) Graded according to the Common European Framework of Reference
(2) According to the level upon arrival; the duration of the course; the exam dates and the level achieved at the end of the preparation
* Due to the new DELF exams calendar our DELF preparation session of 03.01.2016 will be exceptionally organised in 11 weeks

Morning, From 9.00 am to 12.20 pm*

Monday to Friday - 12 students maximum

The morning lessons follow the standard course. Students are placed in a class open to students not taking an exam. They prepare regularly for tests corresponding to their DELF level.

* Includes a 20-minute break

Afternoons, From 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Tuesday to Friday - 6 students maximum

Only for the 30 lessons of 45 minutes a week.

The afternoon lessons follow the intensive course and focus on developing aural comprehension and oral expression. They familiarize students with French life, culture and civilization

Stay

20 lessons

163 €

per week

Stay

30 lessons

239 €

per week

Student monitoring and support

  • Preparation

    Our teaching approach is dynamic and interactive. We put you in real-life situations to encourage communication and discussion and improve all your skills. Our preparation courses for the DELF exams are taught from this perspective and meet CEFR requirements.

    At the same time they include exercises to prepare you for the DELF. You’re assessed regularly and individually monitored by your teacher. You’ll also take mock exams and have extra homework focused on each aspect of the exam.

  • Exams

    The Centre International d’Antibes has a remarkable success rate in putting forward students for the DELF examinations.

  • Personalized advice

    You’ll receive practical personal advice on taking the exams from your teachers and the management team, who advise each student on the most realistic level of exam to aim for.

    Mock exams are taken and a weekly formal evaluation tracks your progress. You’re given regular homework to complement the work in class.

    Every three weeks a detailed assessment sums up your work and personal progress, tracking each student individually.

    Note that the teaching schedule includes preparation and exam marking, when necessary.

  • Proof of success

    Pass certificates can be obtained at the examination center on the day of the tests, or sent to your home country via the embassy.

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Useful information !
  • There are no lessons on the first Monday of your stay. You will take a test of written and oral French in the morning to assess your language level and assign you to a class. At the beginning of the afternoon there will be a briefing and a guided tour of the town.
  • Course location: In general lessons are held at the “Le Château” school. When this school has reached maximum capacity, students take their lessons at the “Le Port” school.
  • No lessons on public holidays: 28.03 • 05.05 • 16.05 • 14.07 • 15.08 • 01.11.
WHY CHOOSE THE CIA?
  • 30 years’ experience of teaching French as a Foreign Language.
  • School approved by the French Government (the Ministry of Youth and Sport and the Ministry of Education).
  • A wide choice of courses, flexible dates, prices that suit your needs.
  • A 97% success rate at the DELF examinations, proves the excellence of our teaching team.
  • A dream destination with its deep blue sea and 300 days of sunshine a year.
  • Some 100,000 students have already put their trust in us !
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