French summer school in Biarritz

From 1090.- USD
approx 967.- EUR
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The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
School size
M
Accommodations
Residence
Options available
Cookery, horse riding, watersports, intensive, language workshop
Camp start dates
24.06 / 01.07 / 08.07 / 15.07 / 22.07 / 29.07.2019

The students

Ages
13-17 years
ratings
22 authentic opinions

Nestled between hills and forests in a lovely French Basque village called St-Pée-sur-Nivelle, our junior course centre offers spacious and modern facilities in a glorious natural setting. Everything is gathered in a single place: the classrooms, residence, cafeteria and recreational areas to have fun after classes. The younger learners will enjoy a sports hall and outdoor sports fields, a games area with billiards, ping-pong and table football plus a cosy TV/DVD lounge with free Wi-Fi. Ideally located 30 minutes from Biarritz and the Atlantic Coast, the course centre is your perfect starting point from which to discover a charming region with refined cooking, authentic culture and beautiful beaches.

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Included in the price

  • General French course
  • Number of students per class: max. (15)
  • Course material
  • Visitor's tax
  • Student card and city map
  • Accommodation in residence with full board
  • Activities programme
  • Supervision by French-speaking group leaders
  • Course guide and certificate

Standard French course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 6 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 1090.-
(about EUR 956.-)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 6 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
13 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
The French classes offered at our summer camp are lively and interactive. Supported by attentive, qualified teachers, our young students from all over the world will develop their French skills in the mornings with lots of fun language activities combining speaking, vocabulary and grammar. Students will take a placement test on the first Monday of the camp to determine their language level. These are ideal learning conditions for making rapid progress while having fun.
Course info
week(s)
1
1090
2
2050
3
2990
4
3950
Extra week (4+)
980
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 1 wk
24.06 / 01.07 / 08.07 / 15.07 / 22.07 / 29.07.2019
Starting dates 2 wk
24.06 / 01.07 / 08.07 / 15.07 / 22.07.2019
Starting dates 3 wk
24.06 / 01.07 / 08.07 / 15.07.2019
Starting dates 4 wk
24.06 / 01.07 / 08.07.2019
Starting dates 5 wk
24.06 / 01.07.2019
Starting dates 6 wk
24.06.2019

Arrival: Sunday (from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the residence)
Departure: Saturday (from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. from the residence)

Intensive French course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 6 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 1190.-
(about EUR 1044.-)
Lessons
25 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 6 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
13 years
Schedule
08:30-12:30

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
The French classes offered at our summer camp are lively and interactive. Supported by attentive, qualified teachers, our young students from all over the world will develop their French skills in the mornings with lots of fun language activities combining speaking, vocabulary and grammar. Students will take a placement test on the first Monday of the camp to determine their language level. These are ideal learning conditions for making rapid progress while having fun.
Course info
week(s)
1
1190
2
2240
3
3290
4
4390
Extra week (4+)
1070
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 1 wk
24.06 / 01.07 / 08.07 / 15.07 / 22.07 / 29.07.2019
Starting dates 2 wk
24.06 / 01.07 / 08.07 / 15.07 / 22.07.2019
Starting dates 3 wk
24.06 / 01.07 / 08.07 / 15.07.2019
Starting dates 4 wk
24.06 / 01.07 / 08.07.2019
Starting dates 5 wk
24.06 / 01.07.2019
Starting dates 6 wk
24.06.2019

Arrival: Sunday (from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the residence)
Departure: Saturday (from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. from the residence)

Options/Extras

One-to-one course (5 lessons/week) (per week) 310 USD
PLUS Watersports (per week) 270 USD
PLUS Horse Riding (per week) 190 USD
PLUS Language Workshop (per week) 420 USD
PLUS (cooking) (per week) 160 USD
Residence deposit (to be paid on site) 50 EUR
UM (Unaccompanied-Minor) service 50 USD
Airport pick-up and drop-off (Bilbao)
Arrival between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and departure between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
350 USD
Airport pick-up and drop-off (Bilbao)
Different arrival and departure times
430 USD
Airport pick-up and drop-off (Bilbao)
private
780 USD
Airport pick-up and drop-off (Biarritz)
Arrival between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and departure between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
80 USD
Airport pick-up and drop-off (Biarritz)
Different arrival and departure times
150 USD
Airport pick-up and drop-off (Biarritz)
private
150 USD
Train station pick-up (return) (Biarritz) 80 USD
Train station pick-up (return) (St-Jean-de-Luz) 70 USD
Return flight booking (prices on request, depending on availability)

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Course info

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These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

3.7/5
Overall rating

68% of students recommending this school

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22 students gave their opinion about this school

13 years old - Spain
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16 years old - Switzerland
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2 weeks, July 2018
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13 years old - United Kingdom
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2 weeks, July 2018
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15 years old - Sweden
/ 5
Kul med många nationaliteter Det var ett stort utbud men det kunde ha varit bättre innehåll.
2 weeks, July – August 2017
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Jag har fått väldigt mycket bättre för det franska språket. »
School highlights
« Lärde känna nya människor från olika länder, bra lärare, bra rum (mindre bra sängar dock), surfen var bra. »
16 years old - Sweden
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2 weeks, July – August 2017
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« Mängdträningen har givit resultat i form av bättre självförtroende, förmåga att hänga med i talad franska »
School highlights
« Kul att träffa folk från olika länder, surfkursen var jättekul »
15 years old - Italy
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2 weeks, July – August 2017
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15 years old - United Kingdom
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1 week, July 2017
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17 years old - Belgium
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2 weeks, July 2017
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15 years old - Italy
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4 weeks, June – July 2017
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16 years old - United Kingdom
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1 week, July 2017
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Residence
Located within the course centre and surrounded by green hills, the residence accommodates students in triple rooms with shared bathrooms and full board. All meals are taken at the course centre’s cafeteria. The games room equipped with billiards, table football and ping-pong is the perfect place for fun moments in a truly international atmosphere. To relax with your new friends, take advantage of the TV/DVD lounge with its comfy sofas, or participate in the sports tournaments organised on the indoor or outdoor pitches of the campus. Perfectly adapted to teenagers' needs, the centre offers countless leisure opportunities.

Introduction to Pelote Basque, surfing lessons on the beach in Biarritz, a visit to the aquarium in Biarritz – the social programme will keep you busy! Every day, the school offers exciting activities to experience the Basque lifestyle and its ancient traditions with you, including lots of sports (both in and out of the water) and visits to the Ocean Museum of Biarritz, the Caves of Sare or the Adventure Park. At weekends, you will set off to explore local villages and cities like Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Hossegor or Bayonne. Your evenings will be busy as well, with movie nights, barbecues and sports competitions on the campus sports fields.

Sample weekly programme
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning Arrival and welcome Classes Classes Classes Classes Classes + test Free time Dune of Pilat visit
Afternoon Activity programme Activity programme or PLUS course Excursion to Adventure Park Activity programme or PLUS course Activity programme or PLUS course Shopping & visit Bayonne & Basque museum
Evening Welcome party Murder Mystery night Movie night Barbecue & message evening Free time Disco party Sports tournament Welcome party
For stays of one week only, the Sunday excursion is not included.

PLUS courses:
Water sports:
3 x 2 hours (3 afternoons per week)

Cooking:
3 x 2 hours (3 afternoons per week)

Horse riding:
3 x 2 hours (3 afternoons per week)

Language Workshop:
4 lessons of 45 minutes (3 afternoons per week)
(3-6 students per class)

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