Antibes

Antibes CIA

Antibes CIA

From 400 CHF

Courses start every Monday throughout the year, with arrivals on Sunday


Key points

● EAQUALS (Full Member)

● Accredited by the French Government

● Open since 1985

● Open year-round

School

Levels: Beginner to Advanced

Accommodation: Castel Arabel Studio Single - low season, Castel Arabel Studio Single - mid season, Castel Arabel Studio Single - high season

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Beginner Courses: have different start dates. Contact us for more info

High Season: If they school is at capacity, some classes may take place in another building, also located in Antibes

Class: max. 12 students per class

Public holidays: There will be no lessons on the following public holidays: 02.04 • 01.05 • 10.05 • 21.05 • 15.08 • 01.11.

Administration fee: €50

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Students

Age range: 18+ Years




Allez, viens!
Join us: come and learn French under the sun in Antibes, on the French Riviera!
For adults aged 18 and over.

Antibes is chic and relaxing coastal town, located twixed Nice and Cannes on the French Riviera, that’s known for its stretching beaches and its old town’s architectural beauty. Our partner school is just a ten minute walk from the old town, is open all year round and boasts 23 modern classrooms where you can learn French surrounded by beautiful gardens - as learning environments go, this place is simply blissful and stimulating. The beauty of your surroundings is sure to help the elegant French language drift eloquently off your tongue in no time!

The school first opened in 1985 and now welcomes over 2,500 adult students each year, offering a wide range of courses and programmes to help adults of all ages learn and improve their French language skills in a way that suits their individual needs; whether you’re moving to France, need to pass an exam or simply want to be able watch Truffaut films without subtitles, we’ll find something to suit you!

Once class is over you’ll be able to enjoy the cafes, terraces and museums of the old town or head straight to the beach for some sunbathing and a quick dip in the sea.

Don’t speak a word of French now, but would like to start learning?

No worries, there’s no better place to start learning French than in the country of its birth and our partner school accepts beginners with open arms! However, the start dates for the beginner courses are different so please contact us directly for more information!

Elementary to advanced level courses have start dates throughout the entire year.

There will be no lessons on the following public holidays:
02.04 • 01.05 • 10.05 • 21.05 • 15.08 • 01.11.

Course duration:
1 - 52 weeks
Levels:
Beginner to Advanced
Age group:
Adults
Language course:
French
About this course:
MORNINGS, FROM 9.00 AM TO 12.20 PM* From Monday to Friday - 12 students max. The morning lessons will teach you general written and spoken French in an informal and friendly environment. You’ll acquire the necessary grammar for each level, work on your written and spoken language skills and your written and oral comprehension and take part in role-playing games. We use varied media as learning tools: graphic novels, press articles, videos, manuals and special material created by our teaching team.

Year round

Weeks Price
1 Week 400 CHF
2 Weeks 600 CHF
3 Weeks 890 CHF
4 Weeks 1190 CHF
5 Weeks 1230 CHF
Course duration:
1 - 52 weeks
Levels:
Beginner to Advanced
Age group:
Adults
Language course:
French
About this course:
20 lessons + 4 individual lessons of 45 minutes a week MORNING, FROM 9.00 AM TO 12.20 PM* From Monday to Friday - 12 students max. The morning lessons will teach you general written and spoken French in an informal and friendly environment. You’ll acquire the necessary grammar for each level, work on your written and spoken language skills and your written and oral comprehension and take part in role-playing games. We use varied media as learning tools: graphic novels, press articles, videos, manuals and special material created by our teaching team.

Year round

Weeks Price
1 Week 620 CHF
2 Weeks 1060 CHF
3 Weeks 1590 CHF
4 Weeks 2120 CHF
5 Weeks 2400 CHF
Course duration:
1 - 52 weeks
Levels:
Beginner to Advanced
Age group:
Adults
Language course:
French
About this course:
25 lessons of 45 minutes a week General French forms the basis for morning lessons, where students work on oral and writing skills. Additional lessons (five in total) are offered on two afternoons. These take place in small groups of six students and focus on oral work (comprehension and expression). This is the perfect course for students who want to work intensively on their French and also enjoy some free time.

Year round

Weeks Price
1 Week 460 CHF
2 Weeks 750 CHF
3 Weeks 1120 CHF
4 Weeks 1490 CHF
5 Weeks 1530 CHF
Course duration:
1 - 52 weeks
Levels:
Beginner to Advanced
Age group:
Adults
Language course:
French
About this course:
30 lessons of 45 minutes a week Thirty French lessons per week is an intense effort which requires true motivation! This course is particularly recommended for students who want to learn French quickly for professional or academic purposes. The morning lessons offer teaching in general written and spoken French, in a friendly environment. Afternoon classes are held in smaller groups and aim to develop comprehension and oral expression.

Year round

Weeks Price
1 Week 530 CHF
2 Weeks 900 CHF
3 Weeks 1340 CHF
4 Weeks 1790 CHF
5 Weeks 1830 CHF

Residence: Castel Arabel

This “Hotel Club” accommodation consists of 50 bedrooms and studio apartments and is located in a quiet area 750 yards from the beaches of Juan les Pins. It has a terrace, television room and a small swimming pool.

As well boasting excellent and comfortable facilities, the residence is also just three quarters of a mile away from the school, 650 yards from the nearest beach and only 500 yards away from the shops.

In terms of accommodation options, Castel Arabel offers studio apartments, standard rooms and special students rooms, specially designed to help you study in the privacy of your own space.

Residence: Aragon

This quiet and sophisticated residence is also located close to the beaches and the downtown area and boasts 28 recently renovated apartments as well as a communal sitting room and terrace area where you can relax and study.

Aragon’s single and double studios all come equipped with an individual shower room, an individual, well-equipped kitchenette, reversible air conditioning, television.

No double occupancy for students over 30.

Host Families

This is the best way to guarantee complete immersion into French culture and the local way of life.

Our partner school chooses their host families carefully and visit them regularly to ensure they are the best Antibes has to offer; all families offer comfortable homes, are open and ready to invite you to share and become a part of their daily lives.

The majority of the host families live within walking distance of the school, however, especially in high season, students can be placed in host families a little bit further away - but never more than a 30 minute bus journey, the costs of which will be covered and included in the price.

Should you choose to stay in a twin room, the school will try to place you with a roommate who doesn’t have the same mother tongue, encouraging you to further practice French outside of the classroom.

If you have any dietary requirements, please let us know in advance and we should be able to arrange it with the school and your host family. Gluten free diets cost €20 per week.

Students aged 25 and over cannot be placed in a twin room unless they book together. 

Note: Additional nights can be booked in all of our accommodation options, however, costs vary depending on the accommodation type and season. Please contact us directly for more information. 

Accommodation Description Price
Host Family Double Full board 220 CHF / per week
Host Family Single Full board 300 CHF / per week
Aragon Studio Double - low season Low season : 07.01.2018 - 17.03.2018 & 14.10.2018 - 22.12.2018 Price per person 170 CHF / per week
Aragon Studio Double - mid season Medium season : 18.03.2018 - 30.06.2018 & 26.08.2018 - 13.10.2018 Price per person 250 CHF / per week
Aragon Studio Double - high season High season : 01.07.2018 - 25.08.2018 Price per person 450 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Studio Single - low season Low season : 07.01.2018 - 17.03.2018 & 14.10.2018 - 22.12.2018 Price per person 340 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Studio Single - mid season Medium season : 18.03.2018 - 30.06.2018 & 26.08.2018 - 13.10.2018 Price per person 500 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Studio Single - high season High season : 01.07.2018 - 25.08.2018 Price per person 930 CHF / per week
Aragon Studio Single - low season Low season : 07.01.2018 - 17.03.2018 & 14.10.2018 - 22.12.2018 Price per person 340 CHF / per week
Aragon Studio Single - mid season Medium season : 18.03.2018 - 30.06.2018 & 26.08.2018 - 13.10.2018 Price per person 500 CHF / per week
Aragon Studio Single - high season High season : 01.07.2018 - 25.08.2018 Price per person 890 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Student Room Double - low season Low season : 07.01.2018 - 17.03.2018 & 14.10.2018 - 22.12.2018 Price per person 90 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Student Room Double - mid season Medium season : 18.03.2018 - 30.06.2018 & 26.08.2018 - 13.10.2018 Price per person 130 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Student Room Double - high season High season : 01.07.2018 - 25.08.2018 Price per person 210 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Student Room Single - low season Low season : 07.01.2018 - 17.03.2018 & 14.10.2018 - 22.12.2018 Price per person 170 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Student Room Single - mid season Medium season : 18.03.2018 - 30.06.2018 & 26.08.2018 - 13.10.2018 Price per person 250 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Standard Room Double - high season High season : 01.07.2018 - 25.08.2018 Price per person 320 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Standard Room Double - low season Low season : 07.01.2018 - 17.03.2018 & 14.10.2018 - 22.12.2018 Price per person 130 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Standard Room Double - mid season Medium season : 18.03.2018 - 30.06.2018 & 26.08.2018 - 13.10.2018 Price per person 170 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Student Room Single - high season High season : 01.07.2018 - 25.08.2018 Price per person 420 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Standard Room Single - low season Low season : 07.01.2018 - 17.03.2018 & 14.10.2018 - 22.12.2018 Price per person 250 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Standard Room Single - mid season Medium season : 18.03.2018 - 30.06.2018 & 26.08.2018 - 13.10.2018 Price per person 340 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Standard Room Single - high season High season : 01.07.2018 - 25.08.2018 Price per person 630 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Studio Double - low season Low season : 07.01.2018 - 17.03.2018 & 14.10.2018 - 22.12.2018 Price per person 170 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Studio Double - mid season Medium season : 18.03.2018 - 30.06.2018 & 26.08.2018 - 13.10.2018 Price per person 250 CHF / per week
Castel Arabel Studio Double - high season High season : 01.07.2018 - 25.08.2018 Price per person 450 CHF / per week

For students who wish to use their free time to visit the region, the school organises a range of activities and excursions each week, all at an extra cost of course!

Excursion destinations include the nearby cities of Nice and Cannes as well as the rich microstate of Monaco. You'll also get the chance to visit some natural landmarks and more rural beaches. 

To help you enjoy the social aspect of your French student life, the school organises evening and weekend activities for you to enjoy with your new friends, some of which may even involve a glass of wine or two!

>> Airport and Train Station Transfers

  • One way transfer* on weekend from/to Nice airport €50
  • One way transfer* on weekend and Sunday from/to Antibes station €15
  • One way transfer* during the week from / to Nice airport  €80
  • One way transfer* during the week from / to Antibes station  €25

*Arrival and departure transfers are only guaranteed from 6:30 am to 9:00 pm (residence and host family).

>> Host family Extras

  • • Half board in host family (dinner daily in family) €45 per week  
  • • Week end lunches in host family €17 per weekend
  • • Gluten free diet in host family €20 per week

>> Additional Nights in Accommodation

  • Price per night and per single room are available upon request depending on the dates of the booking. Please contact us directly for more information.

>> School Meals

  • Lunches are available from Monday to Friday (self service restaurant at the school) for between €8 and €10 per meal. Paid directly at the restaurant. 

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