our courses can be delivered over a two and a half day weekend, (15 hours'
the Intermediate level courses, you will have the opportunity of a
one-to-one with a native French speaker who will not have the ability
to speak any English. The experience will allow you to practise
your French in a real life situation.
the beginners weekend course, you will have the opportunity to practise
you French at the local market. You will be given a shopping list of local
produce to buy from local market sellers.
classroom sessions are delivered in a relaxed and fun atmosphere, but are
intensive. The main objective being to
develop your confidence when speaking French. The
lessons include a combination of activities, role play and formal
sizes are kept small to allow for one-to-one support when required.
will be involved in the
lesson from the beginning and will have plenty of opportunity to
skills. There are role play and pair work exercises, combined with
more traditional teaching methods.
the lessons are purposeful, they are also relaxed and you will not be made to feel
embarrassed in any way.
request, the weekend course can be extended further by one day to allow for
extra individual support. This may be of particular interest to students working towards an examination.
a typical day, breakfast and refreshments will be served
from 8.30 am in
the Old Cottage, and class will commence at 9.15 am. During the
day you will spend approximately 5 hours in the classroom (a
lounge with comfy chairs).
will be provided throughout the day, and the class will break for lunch at 12.45
pm. Lunch will be served in the Old Cottage. Lessons will recommence in the afternoon at 2.00 pm and finish
at 4.30 pm.
the evening meal at the restaurant (or self-cater if you prefer), the Old Cottage will be open until
11.30pm for drinks and relaxed conversation (optional).