Antibes CIA

Antibes

Antibes CIA

From 320 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

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Levels: Beginner to Proficient

Accommodation: Homestay Single Room (1 Meal/Day), Homestay Shared/Double Room (1 Meal/Day), Aragon Studio Single Room (Self catering)

More accommodations

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

High Season: At the peak season, 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.

Registration fee: €50

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Students

Age range: 18+ Years




Allez, viens!
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.

 

You don’t speak a word of French yet, 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 Proficient
Choose age group:
Adults
Choose language course:
French
About this course:

Studying a General French course will give you an understanding of the French language and take you all the way from beginner to fluency. This course focuses on communication skills, speaking, listening, reading and writing. Course objectives include:


  • Acquiring the fundamentals of French grammar
  • Developing practical communication skills in speaking and writing
  • ​Getting an approach of French culture and civilization

Year round 2021

Weeks Price
1 Week 320 CHF
2 Weeks 580 CHF
3 Weeks 870 CHF
4 Weeks 1160 CHF
5 Weeks 1080 CHF
6 Weeks 1300 CHF
7 Weeks 1510 CHF
8 Weeks 1730 CHF
9 Weeks 1940 CHF
10 Weeks 2160 CHF
11 Weeks 2370 CHF
12 Weeks 2590 CHF
13 Weeks 2800 CHF
14 Weeks 3020 CHF
15 Weeks 3230 CHF
16 Weeks 3450 CHF
17 Weeks 3660 CHF
18 Weeks 3880 CHF
19 Weeks 4090 CHF
20 Weeks 4310 CHF
21 Weeks 4520 CHF
22 Weeks 4740 CHF
23 Weeks 4950 CHF
24 Weeks 5170 CHF
Course duration:
1 - 52 weeks
Levels:
Beginner to Proficient
Choose age group:
Adults
Choose language course:
French
About this course:

An intensive option for students who seek to further advance their learning experience. Students in addition to general lessons which cover the basics of French will have 2 private afternoon lessons to focus more specifically on areas in which they hope to further develop.

Year round 2021

Weeks Price
1 Week 550 CHF
2 Weeks 1040 CHF
3 Weeks 1560 CHF
4 Weeks 2070 CHF
5 Weeks 2220 CHF
6 Weeks 2660 CHF
7 Weeks 3110 CHF
8 Weeks 3550 CHF
9 Weeks 3990 CHF
10 Weeks 4440 CHF
11 Weeks 4880 CHF
12 Weeks 5320 CHF
13 Weeks 5760 CHF
14 Weeks 6210 CHF
15 Weeks 6650 CHF
16 Weeks 7090 CHF
17 Weeks 7540 CHF
18 Weeks 7980 CHF
19 Weeks 8420 CHF
20 Weeks 8870 CHF
21 Weeks 9310 CHF
22 Weeks 9750 CHF
23 Weeks 10190 CHF
24 Weeks 10640 CHF
Course duration:
1 - 52 weeks
Levels:
Beginner to Proficient
Choose age group:
Adults
Choose language course:
French
About this course:

This course is primarily recommended for students who want to learn French quickly and offers them the opportunity to develop spontaneous linguistic responses: 20 standard course classes, plus 10 classes focused on oral activities in small groups in the afternoon.


Course Structure


30 lessons (23 hours) per week


  • Standard course: 20 lessons/week from Monday to Friday (9 am – 12 pm)
  • Intensive course : 10 lessons/week from Tuesday to Friday (2 pm – 4 pm.)



12 people maximum in a class in the morning.
6 people maximum in a class in the afternoon.

Year round 2021

Weeks Price
1 Week 460 CHF
2 Weeks 880 CHF
3 Weeks 1310 CHF
4 Weeks 1750 CHF
5 Weeks 1600 CHF
6 Weeks 1920 CHF
7 Weeks 2240 CHF
8 Weeks 2560 CHF
9 Weeks 2880 CHF
10 Weeks 3200 CHF
11 Weeks 3520 CHF
12 Weeks 3840 CHF
13 Weeks 4160 CHF
14 Weeks 4480 CHF
15 Weeks 4800 CHF
16 Weeks 5120 CHF
17 Weeks 5440 CHF
18 Weeks 5760 CHF
19 Weeks 6080 CHF
20 Weeks 6400 CHF
21 Weeks 6720 CHF
22 Weeks 7040 CHF
23 Weeks 7360 CHF
24 Weeks 7680 CHF
Course duration:
1 - 52 weeks
Levels:
Beginner to Proficient
Choose age group:
Adults
Choose language course:
French
About this course:

An very complete and intensive option for students who seek to further advance their learning experience. Students in addition to standard lessons which cover the basics of French will have intensive lessons in the afternoon to further improve spoken French. 2 private afternoon lessons to focus more specifically on areas in which they hope to further develop.

Class Structure

Standard course 20 lessons/week from Monday to Friday (9 am – 12 pm) 
Intensive course 10 lessons/week from Tuesday to Friday (2 pm – 4 pm.)
private 4 lessons from Tuesday to Friday from 12.45 till 13.30 or from 4pm as to be valid with the teacher on premises 



Year round 2021

Weeks Price
1 Week 690 CHF
2 Weeks 1330 CHF
3 Weeks 2000 CHF
4 Weeks 2660 CHF
5 Weeks 2740 CHF
6 Weeks 3290 CHF
7 Weeks 3840 CHF
8 Weeks 4390 CHF
9 Weeks 4930 CHF
10 Weeks 5480 CHF
11 Weeks 6030 CHF
12 Weeks 6580 CHF
13 Weeks 7120 CHF
14 Weeks 7670 CHF
15 Weeks 8220 CHF
16 Weeks 8770 CHF
17 Weeks 9320 CHF
18 Weeks 9860 CHF
19 Weeks 10410 CHF
20 Weeks 10960 CHF
21 Weeks 11510 CHF
22 Weeks 12050 CHF
23 Weeks 12600 CHF
24 Weeks 13150 CHF
Course duration:
1 - 52 weeks
Levels:
Beginner to Proficient
Choose age group:
Adults
Choose language course:
French
About this course:
Studying a General French course will give you an understanding of the French language and take you all the way from beginner to fluency. This course focuses on communication skills, speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Year round 2021

Weeks Price
1 Week 320 CHF
2 Weeks 580 CHF
3 Weeks 870 CHF
4 Weeks 1160 CHF
5 Weeks 1080 CHF
6 Weeks 1300 CHF
7 Weeks 1510 CHF
8 Weeks 1730 CHF
9 Weeks 1940 CHF
10 Weeks 2160 CHF
11 Weeks 2370 CHF
12 Weeks 2590 CHF
13 Weeks 2800 CHF
14 Weeks 3020 CHF
15 Weeks 3230 CHF
16 Weeks 3450 CHF
17 Weeks 3660 CHF
18 Weeks 3880 CHF
19 Weeks 4090 CHF
20 Weeks 4310 CHF
21 Weeks 4520 CHF
22 Weeks 4740 CHF
23 Weeks 4950 CHF
24 Weeks 5170 CHF
Course duration:
1 - 52 weeks
Levels:
Beginner to Proficient
Choose age group:
Adults
Choose language course:
French

Year round 2021

Weeks Price
1 Week 320 CHF
2 Weeks 640 CHF
3 Weeks 960 CHF
4 Weeks 1280 CHF
5 Weeks 1600 CHF
6 Weeks 1920 CHF
7 Weeks 2240 CHF
8 Weeks 2560 CHF
9 Weeks 2880 CHF
10 Weeks 3200 CHF
11 Weeks 3520 CHF
12 Weeks 3840 CHF
13 Weeks 4160 CHF
14 Weeks 4480 CHF
15 Weeks 4800 CHF
16 Weeks 5120 CHF
17 Weeks 5440 CHF
18 Weeks 5760 CHF
19 Weeks 6080 CHF
20 Weeks 6400 CHF
21 Weeks 6720 CHF
22 Weeks 7040 CHF
23 Weeks 7360 CHF
24 Weeks 7680 CHF
Course duration:
1 - 52 weeks
Levels:
Beginner to Proficient
Choose age group:
Adults
Choose language course:
French

Year round 2021

Weeks Price
1 Week 320 CHF
2 Weeks 640 CHF
3 Weeks 960 CHF
4 Weeks 1280 CHF
5 Weeks 1600 CHF
6 Weeks 1920 CHF
7 Weeks 2240 CHF
8 Weeks 2560 CHF
9 Weeks 2880 CHF
10 Weeks 3200 CHF
11 Weeks 3520 CHF
12 Weeks 3840 CHF
13 Weeks 4160 CHF
14 Weeks 4480 CHF
15 Weeks 4800 CHF
16 Weeks 5120 CHF
17 Weeks 5440 CHF
18 Weeks 5760 CHF
19 Weeks 6080 CHF
20 Weeks 6400 CHF
21 Weeks 6720 CHF
22 Weeks 7040 CHF
23 Weeks 7360 CHF
24 Weeks 7680 CHF
Course duration:
1 - 52 weeks
Levels:
Beginner to Proficient
Choose age group:
Adults
Choose language course:
French

Year round 2021

Weeks Price
1 Week 320 CHF
2 Weeks 640 CHF
3 Weeks 960 CHF
4 Weeks 1280 CHF
5 Weeks 1600 CHF
6 Weeks 1920 CHF
7 Weeks 2240 CHF
8 Weeks 2560 CHF
9 Weeks 2880 CHF
10 Weeks 3200 CHF
11 Weeks 3520 CHF
12 Weeks 3840 CHF
13 Weeks 4160 CHF
14 Weeks 4480 CHF
15 Weeks 4800 CHF
16 Weeks 5120 CHF
17 Weeks 5440 CHF
18 Weeks 5760 CHF
19 Weeks 6080 CHF
20 Weeks 6400 CHF
21 Weeks 6720 CHF
22 Weeks 7040 CHF
23 Weeks 7360 CHF
24 Weeks 7680 CHF
Course duration:
1 - 52 weeks
Levels:
Beginner to Proficient
Choose age group:
Adults
Choose language course:
French

Year round 2021

Weeks Price
1 Week 320 CHF
2 Weeks 640 CHF
3 Weeks 960 CHF
4 Weeks 1280 CHF
5 Weeks 1600 CHF
6 Weeks 1920 CHF
7 Weeks 2240 CHF
8 Weeks 2560 CHF
9 Weeks 2880 CHF
10 Weeks 3200 CHF
11 Weeks 3520 CHF
12 Weeks 3840 CHF
13 Weeks 4160 CHF
14 Weeks 4480 CHF
15 Weeks 4800 CHF
16 Weeks 5120 CHF
17 Weeks 5440 CHF
18 Weeks 5760 CHF
19 Weeks 6080 CHF
20 Weeks 6400 CHF
21 Weeks 6720 CHF
22 Weeks 7040 CHF
23 Weeks 7360 CHF
24 Weeks 7680 CHF
Course duration:
1 - 52 weeks
Levels:
Beginner to Proficient
Choose age group:
Adults
Choose language course:
French
About this course:

Intended for Adults over 30 years old, this course brings together up to 6 students who share the same interests and wish to benefit from a more personalized educational approach. The course, in mini-group, enables a faster linguistic progress, as the teacher can take into account the profile of the participants, their specific linguistic needs and give them the personal attention they need.



Class Structure



  • 20 lessons (15 hours) per week Monday to Friday 9:00 am – 12.20 pm (with 15-20 min break)


  • 6 persons in a class (maximum)





Year round 2021

Weeks Price
1 Week 610 CHF
2 Weeks 1160 CHF
3 Weeks 1740 CHF
4 Weeks 2320 CHF
5 Weeks 2160 CHF
6 Weeks 2590 CHF
7 Weeks 3020 CHF
8 Weeks 3450 CHF
9 Weeks 3880 CHF
10 Weeks 4310 CHF
11 Weeks 4740 CHF
12 Weeks 5170 CHF
13 Weeks 5600 CHF
14 Weeks 6030 CHF
15 Weeks 6460 CHF
16 Weeks 6890 CHF
17 Weeks 7320 CHF
18 Weeks 7750 CHF
19 Weeks 8180 CHF
20 Weeks 8610 CHF
21 Weeks 9040 CHF
22 Weeks 9470 CHF
23 Weeks 9900 CHF
24 Weeks 10330 CHF
Course duration:
1 - 52 weeks
Levels:
Beginner to Proficient
Choose age group:
Adults
Choose language course:
French
About this course:
Studying a General French course will give you an understanding of the French language and take you all the way from beginner to fluency. This course focuses on communication skills, speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Year round 2021

Weeks Price
1 Week 610 CHF
2 Weeks 1160 CHF
3 Weeks 1740 CHF
4 Weeks 2320 CHF
5 Weeks 2160 CHF
6 Weeks 2590 CHF
7 Weeks 3020 CHF
8 Weeks 3450 CHF
9 Weeks 3880 CHF
10 Weeks 4310 CHF
11 Weeks 4740 CHF
12 Weeks 5170 CHF
13 Weeks 5600 CHF
14 Weeks 6030 CHF
15 Weeks 6460 CHF
16 Weeks 6890 CHF
17 Weeks 7320 CHF
18 Weeks 7750 CHF
19 Weeks 8180 CHF
20 Weeks 8610 CHF
21 Weeks 9040 CHF
22 Weeks 9470 CHF
23 Weeks 9900 CHF
24 Weeks 10330 CHF

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Besides the host family, we also offer you a wide array of accommodations. The prices of these accommodations may vary, depending on the time period of the reservation, whether it is the low, mid or high season. For additional information, please contact us. 
These accommodations are:


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.

The prices of these accommodations may vary, depending on the time period of the reservation, whether it is the low, mid or high season.
Low season
01/01 03/04 - 26/09 31/12
Medium season
04/04 03/07 - 22/08 25/09
High season
04/07 21/08

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. 

Choose accommodation Description Price Gallery
Homestay Single Room (1 Meal/Day) 290 CHF / per week
Homestay Shared/Double Room (1 Meal/Day) 220 CHF / per week
Aragon Studio Single Room (Self catering) Low season 01/01 03/04 - 26/09 31/12 Medium season 04/04 03/07 - 22/08 25/09 High season 04/07 21/08 HighSeason 870 CHF / per week
MidSeason 500 CHF / per week
LowSeason 330 CHF / per week
Aragon Studio Double Room (Self catering) Low season 01/01 03/04 - 26/09 31/12 Medium season 04/04 03/07 - 22/08 25/09 High season 04/07 21/08 HighSeason 400 CHF / per week
MidSeason 250 CHF / per week
LowSeason 170 CHF / per week
Double Studio for Family Program 330 CHF / per week
Triple Studio for Family Program 470 CHF / per week
Quadruple for Family Program 590 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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