The French school in Montpellier is located in the Grand Rue Jean Moulin, one of the most attractive addresses in the historic centre of Montpellier. This street is in a pedestrian area with many small boutiques, gastronomical shops and typical cafes. The building is an elegant 18th century private mansion. It has appeared many times in books about Montpellier and conserves its charm of its grand entrance, despite being equipped with modern standards.
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Montpellier, capital of the Languedoc-Rosellón region, has a great tradition of being a University city. Montpellier University is one of the most well known and renowned in France; a quarter of the 260,000 population of the city studies here. Montpellier has a magnificent historical centre with narrow picturesque streets, elegant private mansions and many cafes in the shade of the trees, as well as a rich cultural life.
Thanks to the priviliged location between la Provenza, la Camarge, the Cevennes mountains and the Pyrenees, Montpellier has many possibilities to go on excursions. The interior is fascinating and conserves its natural charm with numerous gorges, streams and villages names as some of the most beautiful in France.
This region is one of the biggest wine producers in the world, with excellent wines to discover and taste. The climate is excellent. The summer sometimes lasts until the end of October, and even in the winter you can enjoy the cafe terraces. Discover the sandy beaches and the lagoons with huge colonies of wild pink flamingos.
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This French course is organised around the main aspects of the language (production and oral comprehension, and writing). It is designed in accordance with the recommendations from the European linguistic framework and allows the student to learn vocabulary, grammatical structures, speaking and writing quicker, as well as them understanding more about the French culture and civilisation.
Ideal to combine studying and holidays, as this course allows a lot of free time in the afternoons
15 hours per week
This French course is organised around the four skills (listening, speaking, writing and reading). Learning the skills descirbed in the global scale of CECR.
The standard economic course is ideal for those wanting to improve their French level, whilst also having free time to explore Montpellier and the surrounding areas in a more economic way
This French course offers the same content as the standard course, with an additional 10 lessons that are focused mainly on speaking and a more profound analysis on the French culture. This course particularly develops communication skills of the students, through debates, audios and films, reinforcing pronunciation and oral expression through exercises such as doing exhibitions. Activities are also carried out outside the classroom so the students can put their new knowledge into practice through interactive exercises.
Those that want to dedicate more time practicing speaking and digging deeply into language aspects with a wider timetable than the standard course
Timetable of the class: Morning from 09:00-12:15 and afternoons 13:15-15:50 (3 afternoons a week) 22.5 hours a week
This combined French course combines the dynamics of group work with individual classes. These individual classes are focused on the problems that the student has, to reinforce the weaker points by preparing exercises that are focused on these areas. As well as individual classes, they can focus on the learning of specific vocabulary of a concrete area in preparation for an exam.
Those that want more personalised attention, focusing on their weaknesses and individual methods to improve
20 lessons of the standard course + 5 individual classes Timetable of class: Morning 09:00-12:15 and individual classes in the afternoon
This French course is focused on the preparation of official French exams DELF and DALF (B1-B2) and are focused on the specific intensive training for each exam. The course includes 30 lessons of inensive French so that the student gets all the necessary knowledge to be able to pass the exam.
Those that are looking to get the official DELF and DALF (B2-B1) qualificaion, and to have French recognition of international relevance
20 lessons + 10 lessons of exam preparation Timetable of class: Morning 09:00-12:15 and afternoon 13:15-15:50 (3 afternoons a week) 22.5 hours per week
This French course provides intense training in oral and written communication related to the working world. You will work on skills for business meetings, job interviews, negotiations, phone calls etc. There will be a special emphasis on words and specific vocabulary for professionals, and an exchange in professional experiences of the students.
This course is ideal for those that want to communicate effecitvely in a professional context
20 standard lessons + 10 lessons of Business French Timetable of class: morning from 09:00-12:15 and afternoon from 13:15-15:50 (3 afternoons a week) 22.5 hours per week
Throughout the year, we provide the possibility each week of going to a minimum of 4 cultural or social activities, as well as excursions.
Staying with a family signifies respect on both parts. You will have your own bedroom, your own key and you will be independent to a certain point, but you will have to adapt, for example, to the meal times and the rules of the house. An open attitude and interest in your hosts will make your integration much quicker.
You will benefit from using your language and being able to look into the life of the family and the French culture. We try very hard to put you with the appropriate family. All families have been carefully selected and have excellent reputations as hosts.
Room Type: single room
School distance: less than 30 minutes, but sometimes the students will have to get public transport
The student residences welcome students from around the world, throughout the year. They offer accommodation in independent studios. They are studios for one or two people, with ensuite and a small kitchen, that can be private or shared with other students.
Availability: all year
Room Type: single or double room
School distance: 5-10 minute walk
Check-in: Sunday 09:00-12:00 and 14:30-18:00
Check-out: Saturday before 12:00
Deposit fee: 150 €
The University Residence can be found very near to the city centre, 10-15 minutes by public transport from the old town and very near the commercial area of the city full of bars, restaurants and cafes. The residence is on the University campus. The bedrooms are 10m2 approxmimately and are fully equipped with bed, tables, chairs and wardrobes.
You will be able to eat in the dining room on campus. The prices are for students. The price for breakfast is 1,80€-2,50€ and lunch and dinner is 3,50€. These prices are approximate.
Availability: July and August
Room Type: Single room
School distance: 10-15 minutes by public transport
Deposit fee: 250€
The Apartahotels offer 3* accommodation. They are independent students for one or two people, approximately 25m2. They also have an outdoor pool.
Availability: all year
Room Type: single or dounle room (only for those travelling together)
Facilities: outdoor pool
School distance: 10-20 minutes tram
Check-in: Sunday from 17:00
Check-out: Saturday before 10:00
Deposit fee: 260€
For students staying for a long time, we can reserve (subject to availability) bedrooms in shared apartments with kitchen and bathroom access, or also independent apartments. These options are available for a minimum of 3 months in shared apartments and 4 months for independent apartments.
The International Montpellier airport is just 8km from the city.
The companies that fly to Montpellier from Spain are:
A bus covers the direct service between the airport and the centre of Montpellier. It is a journey of around 15 minutes to the city centre, and costs approximately 5€ (per journey).
Montpellier, es una ciudad muy interesante para visitar y aprender, además de que tiene una oferta cultural excelente, como Les Estivals, y playa, que al ir en verano se agradece. Además, las escuelas y las residencias están bastante bien, en comparación con otras de otras ciudades y el ambiente para salir es perfecto con muchas opciones para diferentes planes.
La ciudad, por lo general, está muy bien. Hay muchas cosas para hacer, para visitar y para ver. El ambiente en la calle está muy animado, además hay muchas opciones para comer fuera. Otra cosa positiva es que está bastante bien comunicada con otras ciudades.