Open and cosmopolitan, Biarritz is one of the most prestigious seaside resorts on the Atlantic coast and one of the most welcoming cities in France that has preserved its identity
A swim test will be held on Monday morning at 8:30 am at the beach of “Port Vieux”. All participants in the junior program in Biarritz must know how to swim.
Surf lessons will be held 4 times a week in the afternoons for 1h30 at Milady beach in Biarritz. Schedules may vary depending on the tides and weather conditions. In case of bad conditions that would make surfing impossible, canceled sessions will be postponed by the provider.
During the surf lessons, the young students will be divided into groups of 8 maximum with a surf instructor graduated from a State Patent of surfing instructor or a BPJEPS mention: surf (Professional Certificate of the Youth, of the Popular Education and Sport).
The teachers will address a theme on this sport during class time to facilitate the understanding of surf lessons and to address local sporting events.
The practice of surfing will allow juniors to communicate and exchange on a common interest and share in French and will participate in group dynamics, cohesion and solidarity.
The multi-activity program (not available in 2022)
It is made of 4 sessions of 1h30: activities are varied (climbing, rafting, hiking, sea kayaking, golf, surfing, etc …). The program changes every day and every week. Each activity is supervised by a qualified professional or a member of the France Langue team for a group of 12 students.
The Junior Program of France Langue Biarritz has a program of activities in addition to the sport sessions:
– A convenient city tour on the Monday of arrival for new students
– One cultural visit per week (half-day excursion on Wednesday afternoon and / or a full day on Saturday in Bayonne, Saint Jean de Luz, Biarritz, Hendaye)
– Every other day, social activities, fun and sports to allow the juniors to practice French together (football, beach volley, quiz, photo contest, treasure hunt …)
– Evenings to promote exchanges: 1 evening a week on Friday (evening on the beach, bowling, cinema …). Other nights are free or family.
Full board accommodation in residence for 14-16 years old
Lycee Etxepare has a campus, ideally located on the North of the city, with easy access by private bus to the beach and the cultural visits.
The residence has 20 rooms, each room can host 4 people and have their own ensuite bathroom. A large dining area and various sport equipment (pelota wall, equipped gymnasium, soccer and rugby fields) are also available directly on campus.
The meals are taken all together in the residence. Packed lunches are provided for weekday lunches and excursions. Special diets may be taken into account if the school is informed at the time of booking.
Comfortable and secured, the complex of Lycée Etxepare is the perfect venue to receive young people for their language holidays.
Full board accommodation in host family for 16-17 years old
Staying with a host family is a unique intercultural experience that we highly recommend to all our students. You will share unique moments of daily life with your family, practicing your French in real situations.
All our host families are carefully selected by our team and live maximum 20 minutes by public transport from the school. Each family hosts one or more students with a different mother tongue.
Breakfasts and dinners will be taken with the host families. Packed lunches will be provided for outdoor lunches.
Whole package = Registration fees + language course 20 lessons/ week + 4 sport and cultural sessions/ week + full board accommodation + return transfers from airport/train station
Not included : personnal expenses
|French + surf – 14-16 y.o. – Whole Package in residence*||1 150 € / week|
|French + surf – 16-17 y.o. – Whole Package in host family**||890 € / week|
* Registration for 2 or 4 weeks only.
– Beginning of courses for 2 weeks: 04/07/2022 or 18/07/2022
– Beginning of classes for 4 weeks: 04/07/2022
** Registration for 1 week minimum from 27/06/2022 to 12/08/2022
Their goal? Support students throughout their France Langue experience.
Coaching and mentoring is the centre of our teaching method, creating adapted situations to learn and use the concepts learned throughout your FLExperience.
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The objective of the course is to improve their oral and written communication, strengthen their vocabulary and grammar points, develop their knowledge of French culture and civilization, and express themselves fluently and fluently in different situations. .
During their courses, the teachers will address the four areas of competence of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference), namely: oral expression and comprehension and written expression and comprehension.
The content developed has an action-oriented approach with various activities created in line with the audience and the level of the groups, thus promoting oral expression while laying the foundations of the written word.
The teaching team will animate attractive, pleasant and enjoyable lessons through playful educational activities, such as group or pair activities in their class, and interactions with other level groups during pedagogical aspects events related to the life of the school.
Cooperative Language Learning is based on the practice of the language in real-life situations, using many different classroom environments. (In the classroom, outside of the class, on the FL Online platform, on the Mooc offered by FL).
The use of all the teaching technologies and methodologies available creates a complete experience with a full support for the learner.