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French Language Courses in Switzerland

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Swiss French Academy, Sion:
If you have a passion for learning French, or would like to improve your knowledge of the French language, and enjoy a unique holiday, then you will find our French Academy the perfect solution. Our French Academy in Crans-Montana, is more than just a language school in Switzerland. It offers a series of French immersion courses, providing language induction, accommodation, meals, cultural, recreational and sporting activities. Most importantly, your experience will be completely devoid of stress and hassle. Crans-Montana is approximately 20 km from Sion, 180 km (two hours) from Geneva and 300km (three hours) from Zurich.

Our Academy offers structured French immersion courses of two to four weeks in duration that cater for beginner to advanced students from approximately 21 to 75 years of age. Average class sizes are approximately eight students.

Course duration

French immersion courses can be taken over a four-week or two-week period. Participants may choose any combination of two-week courses. For example, the two-week Premier Course (French+Culture/Recreation) with the two-week specialist course, e.g. French+Skiing, French+Golf or French+Hiking. All courses enhance the enjoyment and experience of learning French for participants by combining French lessons with a particular interest or focus.

Four-week French immersion course:
A four-week in-depth course is available for those who wish to take their first step or to extend their knowledge and give themselves the optimum chance to develop their French languagePhoto of French Language Courses in Switzerland skills.

Two-week French immersion course:
A two-week course is available for those who wish to gain an introduction to French or refine their existing French language skills.

Premier Course (French+Culture/Recreation)
The Premier Course is an ideal means of learning French in Switzerland. It is conducted in the conference rooms of a 4-star hotel, and consists of eight hours of French immersion. The morning is devoted to structured learning. After lunch, the informal learning program consists of a variety of cultural and recreational activities.

8:30am – 12:30pm - 4 hours of structured learning
10:15am - Tea/Coffee break
12:30pm – 1:30pm -

Lunch at different locations
Monday to Friday.
1:30pm – 4:30pm - Cultural/recreational activities.

Structured learning
Structured, formal learning is a core component of all the Academy's French immersion courses. It includes interesting and varied methods such as the integrated aural-oral approach that develops your conversational skills, vocabulary, grammar, reading comprehension, and most importantly, pronunciation and intonation. Literature, current affairs topics and real-life situations as experienced in the afternoon program form the basis for conversational and reading exercises.

Business French+Fitness
Appreciating that we are, these days, asset rich and time poor, this French language course provides the opportunity to improve and update your language skills and your CV at the same time.

For managers, executives, professionals and business school students, this course offers the opportunity to add French to your portfolio of knowledge and skills. If your aim is professional development in comfort and style, then this course is just for you, with its focus on learning and productivity without the stress of unnecessary distractions. Take stock, too, while enhancing your CV, and improve your generImage of French Language Courses in Switzerlandal level of well-being and fitness.

Specialist French:
Our Specialist French immersion courses consist of structured learning in the morning as in the Premier Course, followed by a specific interest in the afternoon, such as golf, skiing or hiking, that is conducted in French. There are also specific French immersion courses for Business French combined with Fitness and French with Wellness.

Morning sessions of the French Specialist Immersion Courses are conducted in the conference rooms of a 4-star hotel. After lunch, informal learning will consist of the participant's chosen interest.

With the slopes at your doorstep, and qualified ski instructors on hand to guide and enhance your skiing, what better way to indulge your twin passions for skiing and learning French. Whatever your level at either French or Skiing you will be able to choose the appropriate French immersion course and advance at your own pace.

We aim to provide you with the thrill of an outdoor activity, and above all give you the flow of adrenaline and excitement that you might not have thought possible.

The Swiss Alps at Crans-Montana encompass 140 km of ski area and 28 lifts. For your convenience, the lifts are in close proximity to your accommodation.

For golf enthusiasts, there’s the opportunity to supplement your language induction experience with a golf clinic or a round of golf with a Pro at one of Crans-Montana’s acclaimed golf courses.

The prestigious 18-hole course, Severiano Ballesteros, was voted the best course in the country by Swiss professionals and the Jack Nicklaus course rated third in the Swiss rankings. Severiano Ballesteros is also home to the OMEGA European Masters Tournament. Its seventh hole has been classified as one of the finest in the world.

The courses are aimed at all standards of golfers from beginners, intermediate to advanced. There are several popular golf courses in Crans-Montana and in the surrounding environs.

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Address: Crans-Montana rue Prabé 8, Sion, Switzerland
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2024-03-03 were from:

Barcelona, Spain; Dubai, UAE; USA; Netherlands; Nijmegen, Netherlands; Gold Coast, Australia; Dominican Republic; Singapore; France; and more.
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Student Testimonial:
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