There is no class on the first day, this day is dedicated to the presentation of our school and our team, a placement test and a tour of Antibes.
Welcome of new students. Introduction of our school and team and information about the stay. Meeting time : 9:15am at the « Le Château » school
Test of written and oral French to evaluate each student’s level. This allows us to place students into groups by level of ability. At the « Le Château » school
A guided tour of Antibes to discover the city and its attractions Meeting time : 2 pm at the « Le Château » school
The levels we offer are set according to Common European framework for languages, except for complete beginners.
The Student Card
CIA student cards offer many advantages and discounts (museums, cinemas, theaters, restaurants, sport activities, taxis…). The full list is provided on arrival.
The Student Guide
A small book full of useful information. It will be given to the students upon their arrival and it provides plenty of practical information about the school’s organization and life as a student.
At the end of their stay, students receive a « French language certificate » which certifies their education and skills. This certificate includes :
The level reached at the end of his stay.
A percentage evaluation of the students’ assiduity.
Teachers’ remarks and notes.
An adapted teaching program by a team of confirmed teachers
Confirmed teachers, specialized in French as a foreign language (FLE).
Possessing the required qualifications for high quality teaching.
Adept at creating a conductive climate that allows confidence and real progress.
An attractive teaching program in a friendly, relaxed and motivating atmosphere.
Equipment in our schools
TV sets, CD, VCR and DVD players, tape recorders and video cameras.
Multimedia library with hundreds of documents.
Teaching resources and documents
Centre International d’Antibes’ grammatical guide developed by our teaching team is given to each student.
Our teaching resources are mostly composed of documents of French daily and professional life : press reviews, audio and video documents, advertisements, pictures, paintings from different periods, comics, movies and book extracts, video clips and actual French songs…
Teaching activities sometimes involve on the study of French and French-speaking websites.
Small groups allow teachers to develop an appropriate curriculum and be responsive to each individual’s needs no matter how long the program is.
Every four weeks, each student is offered an overall evaluation, consisting of constructive advice to help them progress yet further.
For students preparing for a DELF exam, a mock examination is held approximately every 3 weeks, simulating real examination conditions. These ensure regular updates on the students’ progress.
From our perspective, we want to monitor the development of our program by asking students to fill out a questionnaire to evaluate each aspect of their stay.
Our teachers (FLE)
All of our teachers are university graduates.
They have been selected according to their qualifications, experience and interpersonal skills.
Passionate about their work, they enable individual students to progress at their own pace in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Our quality accreditations
Label Qualité FLE
Member of EAQUALS
Member of Souffle
CSN Accredited (Sweden)
BILDUNGSURLAUB (Hamburg, Niedersachsischen and Schleswig-Holstein)