French Intensive Course

Intensive french language courses in France

30 lessons of 45 minutes a week

Thirty French lessons per week is an intense effort which requires true motivation! This course is particularly recommended for students who want to learn French quickly for professional or academic purposes. The morning lessons offer teaching in general written and spoken French, in a friendly environment. Afternoon classes are held in smaller groups and aim to develop comprehension and oral expression.

Required level : Beginner to advanced

Courses start: Every Monday except 21st December and 28th December.

Special dates apply for complete beginners.

For 2019: 23.09 • 07.10 • 21.10 •12.11 • 02.12

For 2020: 06.01 • 27.01 • 24.02 • 09.03 • 23.03 • 06.04 • 27.04 • 04.05 • 18.05 • 01.06 • 22.06 • 06.07 • 20.07 • 03.08 • 24.08 • 31.08 • 21.09 • 05.10 • 19.10 • 09.11 • 30.11

Morning, From 9.00 am to 12.20 pm*

From Monday to Friday - 12 students max.

The morning lessons will teach you general written and spoken French in an informal and friendly environment.You’ll acquire the necessary grammar for each level, work on your spoken language skills and written and oral comprehension and take part in role-playing games.

We use varied media as learning tools: graphic novels, press articles, videos, manuals and specialist material created by our teaching team.

*Includes a 20-minute break

Afternoons, From 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

From Tuesday to Friday - 6 students max.

The afternoon lessons develop oral comprehension and spoken language skills and familiarize students with French life, culture and civilization.

Role-playing, interactive learning activities, discussions drawing on original source material (video, audio, press articles…), practical exercises outside the classroom (investigations/reporting assignments).


1 week

395 €

per week


2-4 weeks

375 €

per week


5 weeks or longer

275 €

per week

Special offer for long term packages from 5 weeks

This course is available in our long stay package "Courses and Accommodation" at 320€/week in single room and 253€/week in double room. Offer valid from September to June.

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: 13.04 • 01.05 • 21.05 • 01.06 • 14.07 • 01.11 • 11.11

Why choose an intensive french at the Centre International d’Antibes?

  • From Tuesday to Friday, you can opt to take an intensive module in the afternoons. This perfectly complements the morning lessons and will allow you to improve your oral fluency in a short space of time.
  • The intensive course offers two hours of lessons per day, in small groups (max. six people), to encourage you to speak up and further develop your oral skills. You will also gain a deeper understanding of various aspects of French life and culture.
  • Your afternoon teacher will liaise with your morning teacher to ensure that your learning is as effective as possible. Lessons will feature a variety of fun activities to encourage oral expression.
  • The intensive course includes a total of 23 hours of French and concludes at 4 pm each day so that you have a chance to discover Antibes and the French Riviera.