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Institut de Francais

Address: 23 Ave General-Leclerc, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
Phone Number: 33 493 01 88 44
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Owner description: Language immersion courses for adults.
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Type: Colleges & universities, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Language immersion courses for adults.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

I have just finished my month long course in Institut de Francais! Four weeks went so fast ... Great school, the program is unique! It teaches you an Academic French with a "spice " of the contemporary ,every day french that you are learning during the special class called " Seance Pratique " , Its taking you through french traditions... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Wonderful experience. Other participants were fascinating and from many different countries. Teachers were excellent. They were well prepared and committed to their mission of helping their students improve their oral French. The premise and structure of the program made,good sense. I learned a tremendous amount, but was not able to fully incorporate what I learned into my spoken French despite... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I recently had the chance to attend Institut de Francais this past Fall for a month long immersion program. It is an excellent program - the teachers are extremely committed and serious. The day is full - nine to five all day with nothing but French. I was an intermediate student and at the end of a month realized that... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I’ve just returned from Villefranche-sur-Mer, where I attended a month-long intensive French language course at Institut de Français. This is the most effective language program I have ever attended and I can’t wait to go back in March to continue my learning! I acquired a good understanding of how the French language works and how to use it in real... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I attended the Nov/Dec session this year, my 2nd time at the Institut. The program is excellent and I would highly recommend it for the serious French student. This is a highly disciplined program that demands the active participation of its students all day long and it is not a holiday / leisure learning program - so keep this in... More 

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Moira, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

A great location staffed by excellent people whose friendly approach and dedication took us through what was a challenging two week session . I was there with my wife ( in different classes) and we both met great people from all over the world . We both feel that our French has improved and we would love to return to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The people i met and got to know over the fours weeks/month i was there. And my French also improved. Awesome setting for this study - and wow!! Diplomats, business executives, great thinkers - and all their to improve their French. And, for some, to start from the very beginning!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The best and toughest experience I've had in a long time. Certainly as difficult as grad school. The big plus is the diverse group of people that are in each class. The quality of instruction is top notch and the food is to die for. I have not had such a challenge, laughed so hard and met more nice people... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I have just returned from my 4th French immersion course at the Institut de Francais. Again it has been the highlight of my experience with the French language. A lot has been said about the wonderful location of the school which is absolutely true but for me the most important part of my stay was the excellent methode of teaching... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I happened upon these Trip Advisor comments about Institut de Français. Finally, after 7 years, I feel vindicated to read a couple of honest reviews about this school. Comment by TexR echos my experience and observations completely, and it was written 7 years after I attended which indicates that the school/management/food etc. hasn't changed. They have created a caché around... More 

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