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Learn French with Sylvie

Sylvie adapts her teaching to your level, your interests and your wishes in a friendly and informal... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Liz S
Learning French with pleasure

Having learnt French at school 50 years ago and with only a few opportunities to use it, Sylvie's... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
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25 Oct 2018
“Learn French with Sylvie”
11 May 2017
“Learning French with pleasure”
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Parfum de France offers a wide range of top-quality French courses including super intensive immersion weeks tailored to corporate or individual students. The emphasis is on effective communication in practical situations All levels are welcome. The...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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40 rue Robert D Arbrissel, 49590 Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, France
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+33 6 78 94 36 19
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Sylvie adapts her teaching to your level, your interests and your wishes in a friendly and informal setting. Perfect one on one learning for maximum progress.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Liz S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Having learnt French at school 50 years ago and with only a few opportunities to use it, Sylvie's course was absolutely at the right level, but also pushing us ahead. I was teamed with a Canadian lady and the whole week was instructive but also...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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SylvieLoireValley, Gérant at Parfum de France, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017
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Chère Janet Je suis très contente de voir que votre immersion vous a été profitable!! ... ça a été un...More

Reviewed 14 October 2016

I have stayed with Sylvie at La Samsonelle in Fontevraud on four occasions and each one has been a real joy. Sylvie is an enthusiastic teacher who works tirelessly to ensure that one gets the very best from the time with her. It is not...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank EileenWalsh
SylvieLoireValley, Manager at Parfum de France, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Dear Eileen, Thanks so much for being an enthusiastic student and person in general... it will always be a pleasure to welcome you here and to help you to reach the Holy Grail in terms of your French learning.... Take great care! Bye for now...More

Reviewed 9 October 2016

My requirements for my week at La Samsonelle didn't quite fit with the rest of the guests. Whilst I was hoping to practise my French I was also keen to get out and about and do some art. I was very grateful to Sylvie for...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank WestSussexWrighter
SylvieLoireValley, Manager at Parfum de France, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Dear Pat It was a real pleasure meeting you and I'm so happy you have enjoyed your time in Fontevraud so much. We did have some fantastic outings mixing with the French, attending the spectacular Festivini gala evening at the abbey.... amazing memories of this...More

Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I spent a fantastic week with Sylvie improving my French. Sylvie is an excellent teacher and significantly improved my very rusty French in a week. It was a fantastic experience staying in her gorgeous village and she went to a great deal of effort to...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Emira G
SylvieLoireValley, Manager at Parfum de France, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Sorry it has taken me so long to reply to your amazing review.... that's exactly what I want to achieve : I want people to have a fantastic experience learning French whilst getting to grips with the French culture in and around Fontevraud. We had...More

Reviewed 13 April 2016

We arranged to spend a week with Sylvie to improve our French and indeed both of us learned an enormous amount. Our course was tailored to meet our individual needs and this worked very well. And most importantly Sylvie made it fun! She is a...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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SylvieLoireValley, Manager at Parfum de France, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

So sorry I haven't taken the time to answer your review. It was a pleasure welcoming you both to Fontevraud l'Abbaye. It was a pleasure teaching you individually and then together for some parts of the course... and it was great to have very interesting...More

Reviewed 4 March 2016

My journey to learn French began in earnest 6 years ago. I first tried a school in France that was just that - a school. I was in France and learning but it did not provide the opportunity to engaged with the culture. At Parfum...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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