French Language & Wine Bordeaux

Fan of wine ? Whether you are a fine connoisseur or simply a wine lover, come and enter the fascinating world of wine-making and wine-tasting with our French & Wine combined course! During this course, you will discover the complexity involved in making Bordeaux wines and become familiar with the major Bordeaux wine-growing areas!

Price: from €745 per week

France

About the Program

Objectives:

  • Development of all 4 main language skills: speaking, reading, writing and listening and focus on oral communication
  • Improve vocabulary and core grammar skills
  • Develop knowledge of French culture and civilization
  • Speak and write with fluency and accuracy in every day situation, for professional and/or academic purposes according to the learners' goals and levels in French.

 

Course organisation and content:

Initial level test on Monday morningIntensive or Super intensive courses: 26 or 30 lessons per week with 20 lessons of general French and workshops:
- Level A1: 3 worshops of reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
- Level A2: 3 to 5 worshops of reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
- Levels B1, B2, C1: 3 to 5 workshops of reading, writing, speaking, or listening skills and/or culture and/or exam preparation.

  • International classes of 12 students
  • Homogeneous grouping of students: students are placed in classes according to the results of the initial level test
  • Schedule: classes may take place in the morning or in the afternoon; Please contact us for more information.
  • Qualified, experienced, native French teachers

 

Methodology:

  • Communicative and task-based approach
  • Groups of no more than 12 students to give each learner a bigger amount of time to speak and to encourage conversation and interaction
  • Continuous assessment
  • Extra study outside class
  • Attendance and participation required for fast learning
  • Course certificate based on the number of hours and level in French

 

Course key features:

  • Programmes open to all levels
  • A learning pace tailored to your needs
  • Courses begin every Monday, all year round (except for beginners: fixed start dates) and for the duration of your choice (1 to 12 weeks)
  • Individualised educational follow-up to guarantee the best progression
  • 5 3-hour sessions / week (tastings, excursions, lessons)
  • 2 wine workshops + 3 excursions to visit Castles in the wine country:

 

  • Discover the many aspects of the Bordeaux wine world : History, trade and development, soils and specificities of each wine (red and white)
  • The extreme originality of the production of Bordeaux wines, which is called « assemblage » (blending): become a winemaker for a day and make your own wine
  • The secrets of wine making: how raisin turns into wine
  • The « Art of Wine Tasting »: 3 steps to read the label on a wine bottle

 

School: France Langue

Looking for a full immersion with locals, or a moment-sharing experience with other world travelers?

France Langue offers a wide variety of high quality accommodations that will fit all tastes and budgets!

Host families, apart’hotels, residences, etc.

Travel worry-free, everything will be taken care of for you!

 

Price Range:

  • Apart'Hotels: from €49 per night
  • Host Families: from €30 per night
  • Hotels: €97 per night
  • Residences: from €41 per night

 

For more information about each accommodation option available, please check our Accommodation section.

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