Inaugurated in 1992, French In Normandy is a small family run school which offers those wishing to learn or to improve their French a winning combination: top quality teaching and an exciting social and cultural programme in the beautiful and historic region of Normandy (just one hour from Paris). French in Normandy is a member of IALC and is accredited with the French Government Quality Language School label. French in Normandy was voted Language Travel Magazine's Star French Language School in 2008,2009,2010,2011and again in 2012 making the school the only Superstars School in France (5wins) .In 2013, the school was voted Best French Language School by Turkish Educational Agencies.
THE TOWN AND THE REGION
French in Normandy is located is located in north western France and enjoys a micro-climate with an average temperature of 15ºC which means that the grass grows all year round, making Normandy one of France’s premier agricultural regions famous for its cheeses (Camembert, Petit Suisse etc) and dairy products (cream and butter).
Paris with its 3 major airports and hig speed rail links to London and Brussels is one hour away by train and 75 minutes by. Mont St Michel or the chateaux of the Loire, France’s most emblematic tourist destinations, are only two and a half hours away by coach.
Rouen, famous for its cathedral and Joan of Arc, is the capital of the Haute-Normandie (Upper Normandy) region.
The school is located in the chic quarter of Jardin des Plantes (botanical gardens) on the left bank of the river Seine. It is easily accessible from all parts of the city being on bus line N° 7 and a few minutes walk from 3 metro stops. The school is on one level, giving excellent access for students with reduced mobility or in wheelchairs. Facilities include a free water foundation, a hot drinks distributor and a cold drinks and snacks machine.
Bakers, a café/brasserie offering reasonably-priced menus and other food outlets are within a few minutes walk. There are also supermarkets, a bank with an ATM, a pharmacy, a tobacco shop etc.
In addition to the 30 computers with free internet access available to students outside lesson hours, the school offers a free wifi connection.
Other facilities include a lending library of books, films and CDs, free table football and sports equipment (rackets, ball etc) available for use in the neighbouring botanical gardens park.
French In Normandy provides academic year programames to prepare for University entrance, entrance to vocational programmes such as the INBP Baking and Patisserie courses. We work closely with our partners to ensure that students are well prepared and succeed the entrance requirements.
Renforcer les capacités linguistiques des
participants (écrites et orales) et
révision des approches de l’enseignement et de la langue française
En utilisant du matériel écrit, audio
et visuel ;
En pratiquant la langue à l’écrit et
à l’oral tous les jours;
En participant à de activités communicatives permettant de
renforcer les capacités différentes pour développer le niveau de compréhension
en passant par la prononciation, l’intonation, le choix lexique et une aisance
de communication fluide.
En donnant de nouvelles idées et des
fiches de travail pour les classes à venir
En améliorant les connaissances de la
langue et de la culture française à travers des activités culturelles et
étudier comment une approche mufti-facettes peut améliorer la motivation des
En donner un 'coup de neuf' aux
En explorant des approches et des
présentations différentes afin de créer des fiches de travail dynamiques
En concevant des modules que vous
pouvez mettre en application dès la rentrée
En échangent avec notre équipe pour
partager des idées et des expériences
En renforçant votre professionnalisme
au travers les éléments linguistiques (ci-dessus) afin de mieux identifier des
approches qui passent par des activités innovantes et ludiques
En découvrant des sites proposant une
large gammes de fiches interactives, des activités et des plans de classe tous
disponible facilement online pour vous aider à trouver des ressources correspondant
à vos élèves et aux demande de vos élèves.
Medium, 6-10 students, One-to-One, Small, 2-5 students
Intensive 25+ hrs/wk
FRENCH IN NORMANDY – recognised by the Professionals of the Language Travel Industry as being one of the best training centres in the world.
Award winning French in Normandy*, offers a wide range of courses for professionals.
If you are looking for French language training that is truly focused on your business or particular needs, then you have come to the right school. At French in Normandy all our business courses are intensive, dynamic, and immensely practical as they are skills-based and you will be evaluated through tasks and role plays.
Our trainers are very experienced - and they know that not all businesses are the same and that your business needs can change. So our courses are flexible in order to reflect the varied goals of our students.
At French in Normandy our objective is always the same: The course will be designed to give you the skills and confidence to use the French Language. It does not matter what level you are or reach after a course with us: you will be able to use what you have learned effectively.
Everyone always speaks about English as a vehicle for International Business Communication but we should not underestimate the need to speak French across the globe. French is the only other world language, it is spoken on 5 continents and is widely used in both Diplomatic and Commercial spheres.
*French in Normandy was voted the first ever SUPERSTAR French School in the Study Travel Magazine annual awards in 2012 after winning the award for 5 consecutive years. In 2013 The Turkish Language Travel Agents voted French in Normandy as the BEST FRENCH LANGUAGE SCHOOL
Communicating Effectively in French / Mini-Group 4
This course is for professionals who want to develop their French knowledge and skills using the language in both a work and social context, but without a strong focus on a particular field like sales or IT etc.
The course starts every Monday and has 4 students maximum. Topics covered include presentations, telephone and email communication, speaking in formal and informal situations, as well as writing formal letters and reports.
This course is ideal for experienced business executives and managers who wish to improve their business language and professional skills in a general commercial context in the shortest possible time.
COURSE FACT FILE
• Maximum number of participants: 4 • Length: 30 hours • Timetable : 9h30-11h/11h30-13h/14h-15h30/16h-17h30 daily • Start dates: Every Monday
At French In Normandy you can choose a programme of tailor made individual tuition. We recognise that everyone is different, so the training content is entirely designed to suit your needs.
As with all our individual and Business / Professional courses we start with a detailed ‘needs analysis’ to ensure that the course content addresses your particular needs. This will be sent to you before your arrival and we ask that you return it to us no later than a week before your start date.
COURSE FACT FILE
• Length: Student choice • Start dates: Every Monday
Combi Business French
If you are still working with a fairly basic level of French or have just started to use French in your business career and wish to improve it but without a deadline, then this is the course for you.
The course starts every Monday and combines general French in the mornings in groups of ten maximum. This time will be used to improve yor overall level and confidence in all 4 skills areas while the afternoon sessions are devoted to you nd your personal business needs and context.
For example: Medicine, Human Resources, Sales, Diplomatic French and or effective communication in international meetings and negotiations for Government officers.
COURSE FACT FILE
• Maximum number of participants: 10 in general course in the mornings • Length: 15 hours of group lessons in the morning plus a number of one to one tuition according to student choice • Timetable: 9h30-11h/11h30-13h/Afternoons according to student choice • Start dates: Every Monday
The BULATS test is a useful qualification for people who need to use French as a foreign language for the purposes of international business and who are already in business-orientated work or preparing to follow such a career. This test is used systematically at the end of all our Business and Professional Courses in order to confirm your progress and help you decide the next step on your French language learning route.
Premium Service Intensive
Some people prefer not to follow their course in our school premises and so our PREMIUM SERVICE offers those wishing to learn or to improve their French skills the chance to have a tailor made programme and to be based at our partner, the spectacular Hotel de Bourgtheroulde Spa (5*) in the centre of Rouen
Contact us for availability and details.
Our charming host families offer a private bedroom with bathroom en suite. Many have private parking. They will encourage you to put into practice the vocabulary and skills that you have used and acquired during your day. They will help you to practice the use of polite and more formal French as well as making small talk "à table". In short, they will be your partners in the language-learning process.
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