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Institut Linguistique alpha.b

2 rue d'angleterre

We are the only French school in Nice with the 3 most important national and international accreditations: Quality FLE, IALC and Eaquals, guaranteeing the quality of our courses, hospitality, accommodations and activities.

All of our French courses are taught by qualified and passionate teachers, using communicative methods to help you express yourself as quickly and as naturally as possible in French.

Your language school alpha.b is located in the city centre of Nice, a few minutes from the beach and the old town.

Accreditations:
YOU WILL RECEIVE a 5% discount on tuition by booking your course at langart.net

General Information

  • Minimum age of students: 16
  • Lesson duration: 45 min
  • Maximum class size: 10
  • Average number of students in group: 7
  • Number of classrooms: 16
  • School's foundation year: 1993
  • Level placement test on the first day: yes
  • The nearest airport: Nice
  • Distance from the nearest airport: 8 km
  • School opening times: 8h30

Facilities

  • Drink vending machine
  • Snack vending machine
  • Balcony / terrace
  • Library
  • Free WIFI
  • Garden
  • Computer lab
  • Self study room

Facilities for disabled people

  • Adapted for deaf students
  • Adapted for blind students
  • Classrooms adapted for the disabled
  • Disabled toilet

Classroom equipment

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms
  • Heating in all classrooms
  • Audio-TV in some classrooms

The price includes

  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • WIFI Internet at school
  • Language level placement test on the first day at school

Course materials:

included in the price

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Courses

Continuous French

Minimum course length in weeks 1
Maximum course length in weeks 60
lessons per week 20
Lesson duration 45 min
Price per week based on 12 weeks
Price: 171 €
180 €
Free cancellation up to 15 days before course start
Configure
Minimum age of students 16
Maximum age of students 100
Average number of students in group 6
Maximum group size 10
Certificate of course attendance yes

Course description

This main course offers you: development of grammatical skills, improvement of vocabulary, oral expression, comprehension, reading and practise of written language.

You will always be given homework to do for the next day. If you would like to do additional exercises, don’t hesitate to ask your teacher.

Course levels

Beginner, Elementary - Level A1, Pre-Intermediate - Level A2, Intermediate - Level B1, Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Required minimum language level

Beginner, Elementary - Level A1

Course hours

6pm 09.00 9.35 11.50 9:00

Course start dates for complete beginners

07.01.2019, 15.04.2019, 27.05.2019, 01.07.2019, 29.07.2019, 02.09.2019, 28.10.2019

Course start dates

23.09.2019, 30.09.2019, 07.10.2019, 14.10.2019, 21.10.2019, 28.10.2019, 04.11.2019, 11.11.2019, 18.11.2019, 25.11.2019, 02.12.2019, 09.12.2019, 16.12.2019
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Intensive Course

Minimum course length in weeks 1
Maximum course length in weeks 60
lessons per week 30
Lesson duration 45 min
Price per week based on 12 weeks
Price: 266 €
280 €
Free cancellation up to 15 days before course start
Configure
Minimum age of students 16
Maximum age of students 100
Average number of students in group 5
Maximum group size 10
Certificate of course attendance yes

Course description

This main course offers you: development of grammatical skills, improvement of vocabulary, oral expression, comprehension, reading and practise of written language.

You will always be given homework to do for the next day. If you would like to do additional exercises, don’t hesitate to ask your teacher.

Course levels

Beginner, Elementary - Level A1, Pre-Intermediate - Level A2, Intermediate - Level B1, Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Required minimum language level

Beginner, Elementary - Level A1

Course hours

6pm 09.00 9.35 11.50 9:00

Course start dates for complete beginners

07.01.2019, 15.04.2019, 27.05.2019, 01.07.2019, 29.07.2019, 02.09.2019, 28.10.2019

Course start dates

23.09.2019, 30.09.2019, 07.10.2019, 14.10.2019, 21.10.2019, 28.10.2019, 04.11.2019, 11.11.2019, 18.11.2019, 25.11.2019, 02.12.2019, 09.12.2019, 16.12.2019
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Combined Course

Minimum course length in weeks 1
Maximum course length in weeks 60
lessons per week 25
Lesson duration 45 min
Price per week based on 12 weeks
Price: 361 €
380 €
Free cancellation up to 15 days before course start
Configure
Minimum age of students 16
Maximum age of students 100
Average number of students in group 5
Maximum group size 10
Certificate of course attendance yes

Course description

This course combines the subjects of the “Continuous French Course” with those of an “Individual Course”. 20 lessons/week of group tuition and 5 lessons/week of individual tuition, tailored to suit your needs and wishes: General French, Commercial French, Law, Tourism, Hotel Trade, Translation and Interpreting (from English, Italian, Spanish or German into French ), Exam Preparation

Course levels

Beginner, Elementary - Level A1, Pre-Intermediate - Level A2, Intermediate - Level B1, Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Required minimum language level

Beginner, Elementary - Level A1

Course hours

09.00

Course start dates for complete beginners

07.01.2019, 15.04.2019, 27.05.2019, 01.07.2019, 29.07.2019, 02.09.2019, 28.10.2019

Course start dates

23.09.2019, 30.09.2019, 07.10.2019, 14.10.2019, 21.10.2019, 28.10.2019, 04.11.2019, 11.11.2019, 18.11.2019, 25.11.2019, 02.12.2019, 09.12.2019, 16.12.2019
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DELF Exam preparation course

Minimum course length in weeks 4
Maximum course length in weeks 4
lessons per week 26
Lesson duration 45 min
Price per week based on 4 weeks
Price: 508 €
Minimum age of students 16
Maximum age of students 100
Average number of students in group 7
Maximum group size 10
Certificate of course attendance yes

Course description

At the moment the Delf is the only diploma of French as a foreign language which is officially recognised by the French Ministry of Education.It has been accepted by more than 150 countries and is widely recognised by administrations and firms. There are 4 diplomas which can be taken and it is aligned with the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Course levels

Pre-Intermediate - Level A2, Intermediate - Level B1, Upper Intermediate - Level B2

Required minimum language level

Pre-Intermediate - Level A2

Course hours

09.00

Course start dates for complete beginners

23.09.2019, 21.10.2019, 18.11.2019

Course start dates

23.09.2019, 21.10.2019, 18.11.2019
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French for teachers

Minimum course length in weeks 2
Maximum course length in weeks 2
lessons per week 26
Lesson duration 45 min
Price per week based on 2 weeks
Price: 313 €
Minimum age of students 18
Maximum age of students 100
Average number of students in group 6
Maximum group size 10
Certificate of course attendance yes

Course description

This training is aimed at French teachers teaching the French language. Its aim is to perfect and / or update their linguistic, cultural, social and economic knowledge of France today.

The French course for teachers is eligible for european teachers as part of the Erasmus+ programme.

Our PIC code is: 927695973

Course levels

Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Required minimum language level

Upper Intermediate - Level B2

Course hours

9:00

Course start dates for complete beginners

02.12.2019

Course start dates

02.12.2019
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Accommodation

Host Family Host family

The French host family is the ideal accommodation option to discover French lifestyle and to practice the French language outside the classroom.

Price per week:
Price: 192 €
Free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival
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Accommodation from - to Prices based on accommodation from Sunday prior to the course to Saturday after the course
Minimum age 16
Maximum age 100
Minimum stay in weeks 1
Distance from school walking 30 min
Distance from school by public transport 30 min
Extra nights bookable: No
Price per extra night 36 €
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Terms & Conditions

Payment for your French course

With confirmation of registration, we will send you an invoice for the total amount of your stay.

alpha.b asks you for a deposit of 25% of the invoice to guarantee your place.

The total invoice must be paid by the beginning of the course by bank transfer or directly on the spot in cash, traveler’s check or credit card (except American Express).

All bank charges are at your responsibility. (The amount for your accommodation is transferred by us to your landlord.)

Cancel registration – Change registration

In the case of cancellation, changes to the course or accommodation, please inform the alpha.b reception by email: office@alpha-b.fr

Attention, the 25% deposit will be retained if your cancellation is less than 15 days before the beginning of your stay or if you do not attend.

In the event of early departure, any course that has already been started is due to be paid in full except in extreme cases.

If for any reason the programs could not take place, we would only be obliged to refund the sums paid in full, without the participant being entitled to any compensation.

Insurance – registration

Our insurance covers: Any accident occurred in our custody, individual basic guarantees are acquired to you including repatriation and medical expenses

Our insurance does not cover: Any accident that occurred when you are not in our care as well as travel incidents, illnesses, hospitalization, repatriation

Schengen regulations: “Non-Schengen nationals must be guaranteed medical cover of at least 30 000 € and assistance in repatriation to their country of origin in order to obtain visas.

Any student coming to France for more than 3 months is obliged to insure themselves personally for health expenses.

Consult your insurance company about this.

VISA

EU citizens are exempted from visa requirements. For other nationalities, a tourist visa will be issued by the French Embassy of your country (unless special agreement) if your stay does not exceed 3 months. Beyond that, you will need to apply for a long stay student visa.

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