language training for an immediate immersion in the French
culture, promoting the acquisition of increasing autonomy in
a variety of communication situations. Program open to anyone
over 18, with no pre-requisite of diploma and/or French proficiency;
beginners (A1) are not accepted for session 2 only.
of 20 hours of training per week for a total of 60 hours
classes are taught by teachers of the carré international
, specialists of French as a Foreign Language.
is also aiming towards the cultural discovery of local heritage.
Linguistic training (60 hours per session - Use
of a provided textbook)
45 hrs of langage training, 3 hours of courses
every morning, Monday through Friday:
- systematic work on oral and written communination situations;
- reinforcement of grammatical structure;
- vocabulary enrichment;
- phonetic and prosodic work in language lab.reinforcement
of grammatical structure.
15 hrs of cultural modules (literature, history, writing
workshop), 3 weekly afternoon sessions.
activities (60 hours per session)
Free afternoons and evenings are made for the discovery of
Caen, its surroundings (Bayeux, Mont Saint-Michel, D-Day landing
sites, ...) and the French culture (Music Festival, National
Day...). A one-day excursion is organized every week-end.
Tuition fees for the International Summer Courses include
- for 1 session : 60 hrs of training, a FFL textbook and one
- for 2 sessions : 120 hrs of training, a FFL textbook, registration
to one DELF exam and two excursions (one excursion per session).