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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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It might take awhile to see the benefits, but I did

I took the course earlier this year and decided to wait awhile before writing a review. I’m glad I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Washington, DC
I improved my French speaking skills by 100 percent

I attended the Institut de Francais in January 2017 and even though it was one of the most... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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23 avenue General Leclerc, 06231 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 93 01 88 44
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

4  Thank Centava99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank NadineLynn
Reviewed 15 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

4  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

3  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

1  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

6  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

5  Thank Maya S
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My experience with the school was very mixed. I speak German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Spanish and basic french, so i have been to many other language schools during my life: The location of the place is great, very good food of an amazing chef...More

16  Thank DR M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I've taken courses in Paris and Montpellier, as well as several sessions at the Alliance Française, but this is by far the most effective French language learning I've come across. The location is spectacular In a grand villa and the cuisine great, but this isn't...More

4  Thank Trini2go
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Highly immersive....long days...but wonderful. I've been twice and cannot recommend it enough. Location fabulous. You do not need a car.....Very near Nice and Eze.....teachers are very experienced. If you want to take your French to the next level this is the place to do it....commit...More

3  Thank Snowbunny91
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8 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
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26 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
8 March 2016|
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Response from CHIGRL417 | Reviewed this property |
Bonjour! I found my apartment at VRBO (Vacation Rentals by Owners).The listing number at the website is #676782a. It is a nice place conveniently close to the school within 7 minute walk. Bonne Chance!