Groupement fle

Institut de Touraine

Since 1912 - 2000 students per year

Private higher education institution, cooperation agreement with the University of Tours. The school is located in Tours, a metropolis of 300,000 inhabitants with 30,000 students, in the Loire Valley (UNESCO World Heritage List).

Multinational programs, tailor-made courses (linguistic stay for juniors over 12). Vocational training provider. Personal guidance for the students (tutorials, personal guidance, counselling on higher education).

Team of 20 full-time teachers, 8 administrative staff.

Modern teaching facilities: 6 language laboratories, 20 interactive whiteboards, multimedia library, etc.

Social and cultural program throughout the year: guided tours, cooking workshops, wine tasting, movie screening, etc.

Services

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

Accommodations

  • Host family
  • Rented room
  • Room in student hostel
  • Studio in residence
  • Hotel

Examination center

  • DELF, DALF, TEF

Course

Courses and leisure activities
Discovery Course : French and cultural activities
 
 
Public : adults | 16 years old
Duration : 15hours / week
Level : Complete beginner to C2 - mastery or proficiency

Give more opportunities to practice French language through selected activities during summer. 

To combine French language instruction with the discovery of the Loire Valley. Course available from the end of May until mid-September.

Duration : 2 or 4 weeks, with a standard course (15h) or an intensive course (21h) and 15 hours of cultural activities over two weeks : cooking workshop, wine tasting (students over 18), guided tours.

More information on the school website
General French
Standard course
 
 
Public : adults | 16 years old
Duration : 15hours / week
Level : Complete beginner to C1- effective operational proficiency or advanced
Number of students : 10 to 15

To make progress in a balanced way (oral and reading/writing skills), morning lessons from Monday until Friday.

Language course lasting from 1 to 48 weeks, morning class, with 15 hours of general French (oral, reading / writing skills). The course is taught by two teachers who alternate. Free access to the multimedia library for personalized tutoring.

More information on the school website
General French
Intensive course : 21 hours per week
 
 
Public : adults | 16 years old
Duration : 21hours / week
Level : Complete beginner to C2 - mastery or proficiency
Number of students : 12

A program to improve faster - in addition  to the standard course, course units taking into account your objectives and your difficulties

Intensive course from 1 to 48 weeks with 15 hours of language course (morning classes), 1h 30 phonetics, 1h 30 tutorials, 3h of cultural workshops (civilization, gastronomy, literature, arts, etc.), communication, or DELF DALF exam preparation

More information on the school website
Junior
Linguistic stay
 
 
Public : junior | 12 years old (minimum age)
Level : Complete beginner to C1- effective operational proficiency or advanced
Number of students : 10 or more

Make progress in French language, discover France and Touraine. Tailor-made programs.

Course of variable length, from 1 to 4 weeks, with 15 to 25 hours of instruction per week. 10 to 19 students per class. Organization of extracurricular activities in the region (châteaux, Futuroscope, etc.), accommodation in host families. Possibility to add a sojourn in Paris.

Teacher training
Training for teachers of French as a foreign language
 
 
Public : teachers of French as a foreign language
Duration : 25hours / week
Level : B2 - vantage or upper intermediate to C2 - mastery or proficiency
Number of students : 15-20

To develop one's knowledge in didactics and methodology, to observe different practices and to gain an insight into contemporary France.

Training for teachers of French as a foreign language. Duration from 1 to 4 weeks, with one theme per week : oral competences, writing/reading skill, phonetics, culture. Course available in July. Erasmus+ eligibility.

More information on the school website