Groupement fle

alpha.b Institut Linguistique

Since 1993 - 2500 students per year

The school: alpha.b is an independent, family-run school under French/German management.  alpha.b offers language courses that give each participant the chance of making real progress and gaining insight into cultural, social and economic aspects of life in France. Located in the heart of the town, our main school building is a mansion from the beginning of the century in the so called "belle époque-style". It is entirely renovated and with its typical character and local colours of the South of France, the premises offer a wonderful place for studying a foreign language. Within less than 200 m you can find large shops, banks, post office, bars, restaurants, cinemas and more.

The city of Nice: Located between the sea and the mountains, Nice is an authentic and unique city that can be visited throughout the year thanks to its exeptional climate. Nice is a city of Greek and Roman history but also of culture: Matisse, Chagall, César, Ben... opera, theatre,  Jazz festival, etc...

    

Course

General French
French Continuous Course
 
 
Public : 16 years old
Duration : 15hours / week
Level : Complete beginner to C1- effective operational proficiency or advanced
Number of students : 10

Work on the 4 language skills focusing on authentic documents and situations, deepen one's knowledge on the French society

General French course open to all language levels. Starting dates every Monday for a duration of 1 to 24 weeks. Special course starting dates for absolute beginners. French course of 20 leçons of 45 minutes.

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Exam preparation
Cours Combiné de Préparation pour le DELF
 
 
Public : 16 years old
Duration : 19hours / week
Level : A1- breakthrough or beginner to B2 - vantage or upper intermediate
Number of students : 10

Learn the specific DELF methodology, practice the 4 parts of the examination in authentic conditions

Combined course lasting over 4 weeks. 20 leçons in a group of maximum 10 students and 6 leçons of individual tuition. Specific starting dates once per month.

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General French
30+ French Cours
 
 
Public : adults | 30 years old
Duration : 22hours / week
Level : A2 - waystage or elementary to B2 - vantage or upper intermediate
Number of students : 8

Work on the 4 language skills, focusing on topics related to education or profession, deepen one's knowledge of contemporary French society

30+ French has been designed for adult clients who are looking for an intensive program of French classes, but in an envrionment with people of similar age. The course is offered between end of May and beginning of September. 30 leçons per week in small groups for a duration of 1 to 4 weeks.

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Courses and leisure activities
50+ French Course
 
 
Public : adults | 50 years old
Duration : 11hours / week
Level : A2 - waystage or elementary to B2 - vantage or upper intermediate
Number of students : 10

Work on the 4 language skills, focusing on topics related to French society + culture, prepare in class  visits proposed in the afternoon. 

The 50+ French course is offerd 3 times per year. It lasts 2 weeks. 15 lessons per week from Monday to Friday morning (9:00 to 12:15). There is an activity program for two weeks included: visits to museums, ecxursions, cooking workshop, wine tasting and a farewell lunch in a restaurant.

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Teacher training
French Course for Teachers
 
 
Public : adults | 20 years old
Duration : 27hours / week
Level : from C1- effective operational proficiency or advanced
Number of students : 10

Offer practical training in teaching techniques, deepen the participants' knowledge of France & help them improve their own language skills.

This course is designed for French teachers from any country. Specific starting dates for 1 or 2 weeks are offered during summer and in December/January. Very intensive program: 36 leçons of 45 minutes per week.

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