Weekend (15 hours)
The basic course is a weekend course, with
the option of extending the course by a further day.
not expect the course to be so good. Helped my French a lot. Lots to
talk about. Very good oral GCSE practice, under pressure. I
would do it again!! Gained confidence. Won't forget what I've
learnt." (GCSE student from Kent)
Perfect for students studying GCSE
French at school, or at intermediate level, who wish to benefit from an
15 hours' intensive GCSE practice
on oral expression and grammar
to speak with a native speaker one-to-one
pick-up and drop-off
or 4 nights
accommodation (private room)
and wine in the evening (soft drinks for teens).
transport to and from restaurant
During the course
students have the opportunity to
revise their oral pronunciation, general vocabulary, oral
and written comprehension, tenses and grammar. Students
will also have the
unique opportunity to practise their language
skills with a native French speaker in a unique one-to-one
tutor, Catherine, worked as a GCSE Examiner for the AQA examining board
in England for many years, assessing papers for the
current French GCSE specification. She
also worked as a full-time French teacher in secondary schools
and taught French to adults at night school.
was an exceptional course, greatly improved my skills in the
language and helped me gain confidence in my linguistic skills.
Very friendly, helpful family,. I wont forget any of what was
taught over the weekend" (GCSE student from Kent)
course fees include the price of accommodation, breakfast,
lunch and refreshments. There are various options available
for the evening meal, such as self catering or eating out at a
local restaurant (transport provided).
are very welcome to accompany teenage students and family
accommodation can be provided. Teenagers travelling
independently are supervised from the airport at arrival, throughout
the course, until their return to the airport.
with a native French speaker
course, you will have the opportunity of a
one-to-one with a native French speaker with no English ability. The experience will allow you to really practise
your French conversation in a real situation.
teenage students are always paired with a French teenager and
the conversation is very informal and often continues over
lunch. Also, in the evening, we often arrange for French
teenagers to come to the restaurant and join you for the meal,
to encourage even more French conversation.
opportunity to have a one-to-one conversation with a local
resident was extremely enjoyable and a real boost to my