Courses and Prices 2020

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General French Courses

Description 1 week only 2 to 4 weeks 5 to 7 weeks 8 to 10 weeks
Français Général (FG)
20 lessons/week
Standard course of General French (FG) for adults who wish to
express themselves with more ease and confidence in a personal or professional context.All levels are accepted
from complete beginners to advanced (beginner to C2 according to CECR)
20 lessons/week mornings – groups from 5 to max. 10 students
390€ 325€/week 290€/week 270€/week
Français Général Plus (FG+)
30 lessons/week
Standard course (FG) in the mornings and thematic workshops in the
afternoons to practice and broaden your knowledge: French civilization, conversation, media, activities
outside the institute, phonetics, etc…Levels: elementary to advanced (A1 to C2 according to CECR). No beginners.
20 lessons/week mornings – groups from 5 to max. 10 students
+ 10 lessons/week afternoons – groups from 4 to max. 6 students
515€ 450€/week 415€/week 395€/week
Français Général et Cours
Particuliers (FGCP)
20 lessons/week
+ private lessons (CP)
Standard course (FG) in the mornings and Private Lessons (CP) in
the afternoons to focus on subjects of your choice (general or business).All levels are accepted from complete beginners to advanced (beginner to C2 according to
CECR)
20 lessons/week mornings – groups from 5 to max. 10 students
+ 4 to 10 private lessons/week afternoons
(Other combinations on request)
FG & 4 Private lessons/week
(2 x 1h30/week)
600€ 535€/week 495€/week 475€/week
FG & 6 Private lessons/week
(3 x 1h30/week)
715€ 640€/week 595€/week 570€/week
FG & 8 Private lessons/week
(4 x 1h30/week)
820€ 745€/week 690€/week 665€/week
FG & 10 Private lessons/week
(5 x 1h30/week)
920€ 840€/week 785€/week 760€/week

The General French courses are based on 2 week modules and are renewable up to maximum 8 weeks, or 10 weeks for beginners/elementary levels (according to CECR)
Lessons in FG include test, information session and guided city tour on starting dates.

Private lessons

Description Course duration at your convenience
Cours Particulier (CP) Private and tailor-made course according to your level and to your personal needs. Lessons are always organized by 2 at one time (at least 1h30).

All levels are accepted from complete beginners to advanced (beginner to C2 according to CECR)
From 2 to 40 lessons/week mornings and/or afternoons (depending on availability)
Private courses for 2,3 or 4 participants on request

2 to 9 lessons: 55€/lesson

10 to 19 lessons: 54€/lesson

20 to 34 lessons: 53€/lesson

35 to 49 lessons: 52€/lesson

50 to 65 lessons: 51€/lesson

66 and + lessons: 50€/lesson

French for Exam & Professional Purposes

Description Rates
Français des Affaires (FDA)
30 lessons/week
Intensive 2-week course in a mini group that is designed for executives in different areas that need to speak French in their business activity. It is structured and personalized to suit the common needs identified through the questionnaire sent beforehand.

Levels: intermediate to advanced (B1 to C1 according to CECR)
30 lessons/week mornings and afternoons – groups from 3 to max. 6 students

We reserve the right to transform this course into a FGCP10 course if the number of participants is less than indicated

1600€ / 2 weeks
Français pour professeurs
de Français (FPF)
10 lessons/week
To be combined with a FG course
2-week option with specific methodological workshops designed for teachers of French who are not native speakers of the language. This option is to be combined with an FG course.

Levels: intermediate to advanced (B2 to C2 according to CECR)

10 lessons/week afternoons – groups from 4 to max. 15 students

2000€ / 2 weeks
Préparation Examens
(PEXAM)
4 private lessons/weekTo be combined with a FG or FL course
Option specifically designed for the preparation of the DELF A2 to B2 exams or TCF test (any type). This option is to be combined with an FG or FL course.

Levels: minimum elementary (A2 according to CECR)

4 private lessons/week mornings or afternoons

210€ / week
Préparation Examen DALF
(PEDALF)
6 private lessons/week + tutoring
Option specifically designed for the preparation of the DALF C1 and C2 exams. This option includes corrections
and tutoring by the teacher, presupposing at least 6 hours of guided self-study by the student per week.Levels: minimum intermediate (B2 according to CECR)6 private lessons/week mornings or afternoons
400€ / week

Long Term French Course

Description Course duration at your convenience
Français Long (FL)
20 lessons/week
Long term standard course for 8 weeks that is renewable up to 2 times (for a total of 16 or 24 weeks). It is designed for adults who wish to improve and consolidate their knowledge of the French language. The program is based on the necessary linguistic content required for the DELF exam.

Levels : elementary to intermediate (A2 to B1 according to CECR)

20 lessons/week mornings and/or afternoons – groups from 5 to max. 10 students

220€/week

Optional Courses

Description Rates
Aix-en-Provence, ville d’art (AVA) Cultural activities to discover the city of Aix-en-Provence’s artistic scene: visit with a teacher of 4 different museums.

The course includes approximately 12h of AVA over the 2 weeks (afternoons/weekend)

395€ / 2 weeks
Découverte de la Provence (DP) Cultural activities to discover the region of Provence: guided tour and excursions as well as tasting of local products.

The course includes approximately 20h of DP over the 2 weeks (afternoons/weekend)

395€ / 2 weeks
Découverte de la Cuisine Provençale (DCP) Cooking activities to discover the gastronomy of Provence through lectures and workshops: learn specific vocabulary and the particularities of the products, cheeses and wines from the region.

The course includes approximately 16h of DCP over the 2 weeks (afternoons/weekend)

390€ / 2 weeks
Découverte de la Provence à Pied (DPP) Walks in nature to discover the countryside of Provence: guided hikes at a leisurely pace to give you time to admire the famous landscapes that have attracted artists from all over the world for centuries.

The course includes approximately 17h of DPP over the 2 weeks (afternoons/weekend)

380€ / 2 weeks
Parcours Photographie (PP) Walks with a professional photographer to discover the cities of Aix-en-Provence, Marseille and Avignon to discover these places through the lens of a camera and enjoy the hidden gems.

The course includes approximately 17h of PP over the 2 weeks (afternoons/weekend)

370€ / 2 weeks

2-week optional courses to combine with Français Général (FG) or with 20 lessons of Cours Particuliers (CP) per week.
Levels: elementary to advanced (A1 to C2 according to CECR). No beginners
Groups of at least 4 students (we reserve the right to alter the number of lessons/activities if the number of participants is less than indicated)

Optional Activities

Description
Atelier Peinture (AP) Painting workshops with a professional. The activity is designed for adults who wish to practice French while discovering the art and pleasure of painting in Provence, giving you the possibility to create your own piece of art.

The option includes 12h of Painting over the 2 weeks (afternoons). Price: 480€ to be paid directly to our partner.

Golf (G) Golf lessons with a professional. The activity is designed for adults who wish to practice their French while improving their golf skills in the magnificent surrounding of Aix-en-Provence.

The option includes 10h of Golf over the 2 weeks (afternoons). Price: 500€ to be paid directly to our partner

Equitation (E) Horse-riding lessons designed for adults who wish to combine a French course with the discovery of a local Riding Club, its horses and its habits. Possibility to have lessons in the different disciplines or in a specific one (dressage, jumping…).

The option includes 12h of Horse-Riding over the 2 weeks (afternoons). Price: 250€ to be paid directly to our partner.

Yoga (Y) Yoga classes for all levels for adults who wish to combine a French course with the practice of yoga. Different possibilities and intensities depending on time of day and indoor/outdoor classes.

The option can include 6-12 hours of yoga over the 2 weeks (afternoons and/or evenings). Price: 150-300 € to be paid directly to our partner

2-week optional courses to combine with Français Général (FG) or with 20 lessons of Cours Particuliers (CP) per week.
Levels: elementary to advanced (A1 to C2 according to CECR). No beginners
IS Aix-en-Provence booking fee: 25€

Closed Groups

Description
Closed Groups Specific objectives to be defined together for a tailor-made quote for groups of adults (professionals or University students) or juniors (school groups): duration, number of lessons, pedagogical program and activities, size of the group, level(s) and dates.

Please contact anna@is-aix.com

Courses and Prices 2020

General French Courses

CECR level January February March April May June July August September October November December
Français Général (FG)
Français Général et Cours Particuliers (FGCP)
A1-C2
* Complets beginners on specific dates
06
20*
03
17*
02
16*
30
14*
27
11*
25
08*
22
06*
20
03*
17
31*
14
28*
12
26*
09
23*
07
Français Général Plus (FG+) A1-C2 06
20
03
17
02
16
30
14
27
11
25
08
22
06
20
03
17
31
14
28
12
26
09
23
07

Private Lessons

Cours Particuliers (CP) All levels Starting dates at your convenience

French for Exam & Professional Purposes

CECR level January February March April May June July August September October November December
Français des Affaires (FDA) B1-C1 06 03 02
30
27 25 22 20 17 14 12 09 07
Français pour Professeur de Français (FPF) B2-C2 06 22 06
20
Préparation Examens (PEXAM) From A2 Starting dates at your convenience
Préparation Examens DALF (PEDALF) From B2 Starting dates at your convenience

Long Term French Course

CECR level January February March April May June July August September October November December
Français Long (FL) A2-B1 20 16 11 06 31 26

Optional Courses

CECR level January February March April May June July August September October November December
Aix-en-Provence, ville d’art (AVA) A1-C2 02 17 26
Découverte de la Provence (DP) A1-C2 16 22 31
Découvrir de la Cuisine Provençale (DPC) A1-C2 30 11 28
Découvrir de la Provence à Pied (DPP) A1-C2 30 08 14
Parcours Photographie (FL) A1-C2 16 11 20 28

Optional Activities

Atelier Peinture (AP), Golf (G),
Équitation (E), Yoga (Y)
A1-C2 Starting dates at your convenience

Public Holidays

January February March April May June July August September October November December
Public holidays 01 13 01
08
21
01 14 15 01
11
25

Missed lessons from public holidays are moved to afternoons of other days during the same week.

Accomodation 2020

Accomodation Rates Booking fee Description
HOMESTAY

Single room
Arrival on Sunday
around 6pm
Departure on Saturday
around 10am

Half-board
room + breakfast & dinner
From 1 to 8 weeks:
252€ per week
From 9 to 16 weeks:
230€ per week
Booking fee
included
Individual room with breakfast and dinner with your family. Lunch is taken outside the home. This type of homestay encourages maximum immersion. All dietary needs accepted (ex. gluten intolerance, vegetarians etc.)
Breakfast only
room + breakfast
From 1 to 3 weeks:
186€ per week
Individual room with breakfast only. All other meals are to be taken outside the home. This type of homestay suits independent students. The family’s kitchen may not be used. 3 weeks maximum
Access Kitchen
room + acces to the
kitchen
From 1 to 8 weeks:
175€ per week
From 9 to 16 weeks:
150€ per week
Individual room with access to the kitchen (no meals included). Student may use the kitchen to prepare his own meals at hours agreed with the host. This type of homestay is recommended for independent persons or people with a restrictive diet.
RESIDENCES

+local tax from 1.10€ to
2.30€/day/person

Student residence 2 weeks from: 580€ Booking fee
25€
Studio with shower, w.c. and kitchenette
Hotel residence 2 weeks from: 728€* Studio with shower or bath,
w.c., kitchenette, TV and air conditioning
3* Hotel residence 2 weeks from: 910€*
4* Hotel residence
(with swimming pool)
2 weeks from: 975€*
4* Hotel residence 2 weeks from: 1 144€*
HOTELS

+local tax from 1.10€ to
1.60€/day/person

3* Hotel 2 weeks from: 1 079€*
(Breakfast included)
Booking fee
25€
Room with shower or bath, w.c.,
4* Hotel TV and air conditioning
4* Hotel
(with swimming pool)
2 weeks from: 1 625€*
(Breakfast included)
PRIVATELY OWNED STUDIO
& APPARTMENT
2 weeks from: 600€ Booking fee
25€
Furnished studio or apartment. Direct rental through owner. Different prices and standards available.

Detailed rates and description on request.
*Prices do not include the local tourist tax (to be paid onsite) from 1.10€ to 2.30€/night/person.

TERMS & CONDITIONS 2020

LEVEL All levels according to CECR : https://www.coe.int/en/web/common-european-framework-reference-languages/level-descriptions
COURSE TRANSFORMATION For General French courses (FG, FG+), French for Professional Purposes (FDA, FPF), Long Term course (FL) and optional courses (AVA, DP, DCP, DPP, PP), we reserve the right to alter the number of lessons/activities if the number of participants is less than indicated.
PAYMENT Enrolment fee (80€) + a deposit of 80€ per week (non refundable) have to be paid to confirm the enrolment.
The balance has to be paid 30 days before the course starts.
Payment online by VISA or Mastercard on our secure website: https://www.is-aix.com/product/pay-online .
Concerning accommodation, except for homestay, fees have to be paid directly to accommodation partners (hotels, residences, and private owners).
BANK DETAILS Crédit Agricole (n°11306-00010) – Cours Sextius – 13100 Aix-en-Provence – France
Compte n°100 5154 6 050 64, IBAN : FR76 1130 6000 1010 0515 4605 064, BIC Code : AGRIFRPP813
All bank charges have to be paid by the student.
CANCELLATION
AND
CHANGE FEES
Cancellation fees will be charged as follows:
In case of cancellation:

  • Up until 14 calendar days before the course starts: enrolment fee (80€) + the deposit (80€/week)
  • Between 7 and 13 calendar days before the course starts: enrolment fee (80€) + 50% of the course price + 100% of the first week of homestay
  • During the 6 calendar days before the course starts or in case of non appearance on the first day: enrolment fee (80€) + 100% of the course price + 100% of the first week of homestay

For repeated changes of an enrolment once confirmed, a fee of 50€ will be charged.
Any course change or postponement less than 14 days before the course starts will be considered as a cancellation

INSURANCE We strongly recommend that our students insure themselves against civil liability, illness, accident, loss of luggage, money, valuables, cancellation or interruption of course for personal or health reasons. IS Aix-en-Provence does not reimburse any course that has started
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 01 Jan. (Wed.)      13 Apr. (Mon.)      01 May (Fri.)      08 May (Fri.)      21 May (Thu.)      01 Jun. (Mon.)      14 Jul. (Tue.)      15 Aug. (Sat.)      01 Nov. (Sun.)      11 Nov. (Wed.)      25 Dec. (Fri.)
MINIMUM AGE Missed lessons from public holidays are moved to afternoons of other days during the same week.
LEGAL INFORMATION 18 years old (exceptions are possible on request if the student is accompanied by an adult or in closed group with a group leader)
COPYRIGHT Unless otherwise informed by the student upon enrolment, IS Aix-en-Provence may take photographs and/or videos of students and use them for any and all purposes in print or online media for communication and marketing purposes (brochures, website, social media, partners etc.)
GDPR  I accept that IS Aix-en-Provence keeps my data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.