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Institut de Francais

23 avenue General Leclerc, 06231 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 93 01 88 44
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A MUST DO if you want to learn FRENCH!!

One of the best experiences of my life. I spent 2 months at the Institut de Francais and can't say... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
New York City, New York
Great Experience

I attended L'institute for 3 4-week sessions this past year, with the goal of being able to apply... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Language immersion courses for adults.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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23 avenue General Leclerc, 06231 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 93 01 88 44
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

One of the best experiences of my life. I spent 2 months at the Institut de Francais and can't say enough good things about it. From the beautiful surroundings, the other students to the teachers and the method. I made friends from all walks of...More

4  Thank as2010
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I attended L'institute for 3 4-week sessions this past year, with the goal of being able to apply for a job that requires a working knowledge of French. I started in "beginners" and by the last session was in the "advanced" class. While I still...More

5  Thank jjooaannnnaa
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I spent a month at the institute a couple years ago. Here are the good things: I was in advanced intermediate, I think, appropriately placed because I've worked on learning French a lot. I was lucky in that I got a good teacher, she was...More

8  Thank beckyshreck
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I took the course earlier this year and decided to wait awhile before writing a review. I’m glad I did. First, let me say that the folks who say ‘just go with it and don’t overthink the structure’ are absolutely right, for those who can...More

7  Thank Centava99
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I attended the Institut de Francais in January 2017 and even though it was one of the most distressing periods of my lfe, I still managed to improve my oral French by 100 fold. The improvement was only realized when I returned and I started...More

3  Thank NadineLynn
Reviewed 16 June 2017

It was intense, demanding, sometimes difficult but also fun and so productive. After studying for several years a language that I love and still not been able to have a basic conversation, it was pretty frustrating. Four weeks at the Institut de Francais in Villefranche,...More

6  Thank saraelena542
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I recently completed a 4-week course in intensive conversational French at the Institut, and cannot speak highly enough of the dedication and professionalism of the staff. As a teacher French myself in Australia, I found much to challenge me in refining my usage of French...More

5  Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This is not a holiday! It is an intense and sometimes difficult learning experience. That said, I had the time of my life. The dedication, energy and professionalism of the teaching staff was outstanding. And I was lucky enough to be in a small class...More

3  Thank bronwynanne2017
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The French school delivers. From the exceptional dedication of all staff, to the lovely French cuisine of chef Nathalie, all aspects of my four week intensive french course exceeded expectations. The small class size allows plenty of time to absorb new concepts as you work...More

8  Thank karenlee458
Reviewed 11 May 2017

After studying French for three months, I had improved on writing and listening but wanted to develop my speaking. For this reason, I decided to attend Institut de Francais. With a multicultural environment, I found the classes engaging and fun. I liked that the course...More

7  Thank Maya S
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Ken M
4 October 2017|
Response from as2010 | Reviewed this property |
The standard level apartments are luck of the draw in my opinion. I was very happy with mine (large, in the old town, close to the beach) but not everyone was. Not all had air con and /or washing machine and some were... More
9 January 2017|
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Response from Michele_Washington | Reviewed this property |
Bonjour! Me, I had no prior French although, I had taken high school Spanish too many years before. I found the placement exam to be an appropriate tool to assess one's ability I for written French and somehow spoken... More
Josephine E
27 July 2016|
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Response from theeddystone | Reviewed this property |
i can't agree at all with the responses above. I was there in March, and all the teachers were great-really enthusiastic about teaching, personable and warm. I can't imagine who the teacher mentioned above who is described... More