Maybe you’re able to manage a short exchange and would like to build on this.
Maybe you studied French at school and need a refresher.
Maybe you’re a complete beginner, ready to take your first step!
Maybe you’re looking for French lessons for your children.
At Avancée, we’ll be happy to help you reach your French Language objectives, whether you’re a regular visitor to the valley, a lucky first-timer, a second-home owner or if you’ve decided to retire here.
Avancée Courses focus on real life skills, we put a great emphasis on speaking and understanding skills. Our short but intensive group courses are designed to give your level a boost, our tailored one to one plans allow you to fit your lessons around your other activities while in the Vallée du Giffre.
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Yet another year of French lessons through Alpine French School which teaching me new things all the time. The lessons are very well thought out and the teachers are very supportive helping you through any difficulties you encounter whilst also pushing you to keep on improving. I would highly recommend using the Alpine French School if you want to learn French from complete beginners getting to know their first words or phrases to the more advanced that just want to sound more authentic, they offer it all. Hopefully see you again for a group session at the end of the year or back again for my 1:1 lessons next year. Keep up the good work.
Highly recommended! I've benefited from both the private lessons (excellent for making good progress, tailored to specific needs) and group classes (which have been small class sizes, relaxed and fun atmosphere). Both of my teachers (Jenny and Chloe) have been fantastic - encouraging, engaged and constructive.In addition, the school has done the majority of the paperwork to enable the classes to be fully funded through a URSSAF training grant - amazing!
I took a long term course at the school which was covered by my Autoentrepeneur URSSAF training grant - you pay upfront and on course completion your fees get refunded. The school helped me set this up with URSSAF and also helped me sort the refund at the end. It was a fairly simple process and they are well versed with it.Onto the lessons themselves - I was lucky to have a good teacher and engaged class so I felt I progressed really well. The teacher encouraged interaction and so it felt more like a discussion than too much "chalk and talk". I also did some 1:1s which put me a little out of my comfort zone but allowed me to work on elements I specifically needed. I am now confident that I am working towards the level needed to work in French which was the aim of the sessions. Thank you Alpine French School for your lessons!