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IDIOM

Since 1994 - 500 students per year

IDIOM is known as a highly professional school specialized in teaching French to adults for 20 years.

We offer a large choice of courses: individual tuition, small group or mini-group courses, exam preparation, Senior programmes, Courses for French language teachers, Business French courses.
Our programmes correspond to the expectations of young, motivated adults, demanding business people and executives: minimum age 18, small groups, very structured courses, qualified and experienced teachers.

IDIOM’s aim is to create a perfect environment for intensive language study in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The school is located in a beautiful building from the "Belle Epoque" in the centre of Nice on the French Riviera.

IDIOM provides all services to make sure the students have an unforgettable experience and to support all their needs: a wide range of accommodations, a free leisure programme to discover Nice and its surroundings, a maximum flexibility and a personalised advice.

Services

  • Accommodation
  • Activities, excursions
  • Study resources
  • Wifi and/or computer

Accommodations

  • Host family
  • Rented room
  • Studio in residence
  • Hotel

Course

General French
Semi intensive course
 
 
Public : adults | 18 years old
Duration : 15hours / week
Level : A2 - waystage or elementary to C2 - mastery or proficiency
Number of students : 10

This semi-intensive group course is designed for those wishing to extend their knowledge of general French.

This semi-intensive group course contains two units: vocabulary and grammar or grammar and communication.
20 lessons of 45 minutes per week, morning courses between 8am and 1pm.
Small group with maximum 10 students (7 on average). 

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Exam preparation
Abitur / Matura course
 
 
Public : junior | 16 years old
Duration : 22hours / week
Level : B1- threshold or intermediate to C1- effective operational proficiency or advanced
Number of students : 12

Preparation course for the future holders of the Austrian Matura and the German Abitur. It is an intensive two weeks programme. 

30 lessons of 45 minutes per week, morning courses from 8am to 1pm + two afternoon activities per week.
This programme is adapted to the tasks and requirements of the Matura / Abitur exam.
By doing written and oral exercises the students are familiarised with all specific requirements of the exam. 

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Exam preparation
Exam preparation course 30
 
 
Public : adults | 18 years old
Duration : 22hours / week
Level : A2 - waystage or elementary to C2 - mastery or proficiency
Number of students : 10

Preparation for the different French language exams: DELF, DALF, DFP…

This course is a combination course of 10 private lessons for a personalized exam preparation, 10 group lessons of vocabulary, grammar or communication (maximum 10 participants) and 10 lessons of self-study prepared and followed by a teacher.

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Exam preparation
Exam preparation course 40
 
 
Public : adults | 18
Duration : 30hours / week
Level : A2 - waystage or elementary to C2 - mastery or proficiency
Number of students : 10

Preparation for the different French language exams: DELF, DALF, DFP…The exam can take place in Valbonne or in the students home country.

This course is a combination course of 10 private lessons for a personalized exam preparation, 20 group lessons of vocabulary, grammar or communication (maximum 10 participants) and 10 lessons of self-study prepared and followed by a teacher.

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General French
Executive course
 
 
Public : adults | 21 ans
Duration : 22hours / week
Level : A2 - waystage or elementary to C2 - mastery or proficiency
Number of students : 4

This very intensive group course is designed for those wishing to extend their knowledge of general French.

This intensive course is divided into three units: vocabulary, grammar and communication.
30 lessons of 45 minutes per week, morning courses from 8am to 1pm.
The low number of participants (maximum 4 / average 3) guarantees an active participation .

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Teacher training
French for teachers
 
 
Public : teachers of French as a foreign language | 21 years old
Duration : 22hours / week
Level : B2 - vantage or upper intermediate to C2 - mastery or proficiency
Number of students : 10

Get acquainted with the latest teaching methods, brush up with difficult grammar topics, French history, culture, politics, literature…

30 lessons of 45 minutes per week, morning courses from 8am to 1pm.
Small group with maximum 10 students (4 on average).
The French for Teachers course can be organised all year long for closed groups.
During summer, Idiom organises two starting dates for the programme. 

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General French
Individual course
 
 
Public : adults | 18 ans
Level : Complete beginner to C2 - mastery or proficiency
Number of students : 1

Individual course designed for those wishing to extend their knowledge of general French.

The individual course is personalised, "made to measure", in order to progress notably in a very short time.
There are different formula for the individual course with various length: 20, 30, 40, or 50 lessons of 45 minutes per week.

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General French
Intensive course
 
 
Public : adults | 18 years old
Duration : 22hours / week
Level : A2 - waystage or elementary to C2 - mastery or proficiency
Number of students : 10

This intensive group course is designed for those wishing to extend their knowledge of general French.

This intensive course is divided into three units: vocabulary, grammar and communication.
30 lessons of 45 minutes per week, morning courses from 8am to 1pm.
Small group with maximum 10 students (7 on average). 

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General French
Private afternoon lessons
 
 
Public : adults | 18 years old
Level : A2 - waystage or elementary to C2 - mastery or proficiency
Number of students : 1

Individual lessons in addition to the group course, in order to extend and improve the knowledge of general French.

The private afternoon tuition gives the possibility to concentrate on a field the student wishes to improve: grammar, vocabulary, written or oral skills.
The course content is decided with the student.
Afternoon lessons from 1:45pm to 3:15pm.

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Professional French
Private afternoon lessons
 
 
Public : adults | 18 years old
Level : A2 - waystage or elementary to C2 - mastery or proficiency
Number of students : 1

Intensive 1:1 tuition to improve and to support the students professional purpose.

In addition to a general French group course, students have the opportunity to focus on their professional needs (sales, marketing, law, banking…) during this private tuition.
The course content is decided with the student and personalised. Afternoon lessons from 1:45pm to 3:15pm.

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