Discovering the 44 monumental works of Victor Vasarely

Discovering the 44 monumental works of Victor Vasarely

Just steps away from the city centre of Aix-en-Provence stands a building with an atypical cachet entirely imagined and designed by the artist Victor Vasarely to expose his own creations. Made up of 16 hexagonal cells and illuminated by the large glass canopies filtering the sun’s rays, the Vasarely Foundation presents 44 oversized works integrated…

Discovering a hidden gem in Aix-en-Provence: ‘Maison Cangina’ pastry shop

Discovering a hidden gem in Aix-en-Provence: ‘Maison Cangina’ pastry shop

Located at the top of the Cours Mirabeau, ‘Maison Cangina’ immediately catches the passer-by’s attention. The pastries on display look very tasty, as well as the specialty of the house : the famous ‘éclairs’. A real sweet treat that exists in many flavours such as mango and passion fruit or lemon and blackcurrant. After your French lessons, why not continue…

Portrait : Jong Hwi, South Korean and passionate about French  literature

Portrait : Jong Hwi, South Korean and passionate about French literature

Jong Hwi is currently studying a French course (FG+) at IS Aix-en-Provence. At the end of this two-week session, the computersystem engineer will have had a total of 60 lessons. This South Korean gentleman, based in Germany for 18 years now, has been back at the institute for a week now. Indeed, the school is not totally new for him…

Pedagogical approach to learning French at IS Aix-en-Provence

Pedagogical approach to learning French at IS Aix-en-Provence

IS Aix-en-Provence has as its vocation to combine high quality teaching and a friendly atmosphere. Firstly, we can count on a body of teachers of the highest standard with French language as their mother tongue, who perfectly knows and is interested in the characteristics of French culture and society. With a strong university training, our teachers have…

Discover Provence on foot

Discover Provence on foot

If, as we do at IS Aix-en-Provence, you love the French language as much as you love hiking and nature, we have something for you. IS Aix-en-Provence offers the possibility to combine a French course with hiking in the beautiful surroundings of Aix-en-Provence. It is a two-week option to combine with the standard French course…

Where can I practise speaking French in Aix-en-Provence?

Where can I practise speaking French in Aix-en-Provence?

During your French language course in Aix-en-Provence, you will probably want to go outside the school in the beautiful city of Aix-en-Provence to use what you’ve learnt. As a student in an international language school, you will meet plenty of non-French speakers. Practising together is great, going out and doing activities is a fantastic way…