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Summer French & Surfing Courses in France

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The Language & Sport Academy:
The Language and Sport Academy offers expert French and Spanish tuition alongside sporting activities, in idyllic settings in both France and Spain.

At the Academy, we offer a range of different combinations of courses. Students can study a language and play a sport or choose language only or sport only. Students who choose to study a language will benefit from our intensive focused approach (oral, aural and written). Students who choose one of our sport options will be coached by the best instructors from their specific field.

The closest airport to Seignosse is Biarritz Airport.

About Us:

Established in 2008, The Language & Sport Academy is the only internally managed French & Spanish language and sport school in the world. At the Academy, our aim is for you to enjoy yourself, make new friends and learn in a safe and beautiful setting, while appreciating a rich, new culture. We strive to offer the best possible French & Spanish tuition alongside top quality sporting instruction.

We aim to create a positive learning environment in the classroom, on the pitch and on the water. We want to offer students a unique experience that will help to empower them with the lifelong skills of learning a language and playing a sport in a safe and beautiful setting. 

Regulation:
Our camps are regulated by the French Department of Youth & Sport (DDJS).

Camp Philosophy:

Our philosophy is based on the assumption that all camp members come to have fun, improve their French or Spanish and improve their sporting ability. It is our job to ensure that we create a safe environment to make that possible. We encourage respect for each other, the language, the sea and the sport. All students will vary in ability on the water, pitch and in the classroom. We want beginners to enjoy learning with us and intermediate/ advanced athletes to enjoy improving with us. The instructors are always delighted to see newcomers to the sports.

The Language & Sport Academy:

- Intensive French & Spanish revision courses.

- French and Spanish language modules focus on one topic and promote communicative proficiency, language & cultural awareness.

- The duration of each French or Spanish language class is 2 hours & the maximum number of students per class is 16.

- Surf instruction from surf instructors with international experience.

- Hockey coaching from world class players

The French & Surf Academy focus on:
- Quality French Tuition.
- Quality Surf Instruction.
- Ensuring the necessary safe and fun environment for such a unique experience.

The Spanish & Hockey Academy focus on:
- Quality Spanish Tuition
- Quality French Tuition
- Ensuring the necessary safe and fun environment for such a unique experience. 

Activities:

- Beach Soccer Tournaments
- Table Tennis Tournaments
- Tag Rugby Tournaments
- Petanque Tournaments
- Video Nights (Modern and Classic French Films)
- Soiree
- Table Quiz

Day trips will be arranged to nearby towns where camp members can check out the local shops and markets. Sea kayaking or archery will offer some variety to camp participants. A visit to the local Basque Museum also offers variety and a great opportunity to learn more about the regions culture.

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Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2019-02-01 were from:

Madrid, Spain;   Turkey;   Highland, USA;   FLorida, USA;   Warminster, UK & England;   costa adeje, Spain;   Bristol, UK & England;   Dubai, UAE;   Spain;   Mazatlan sinaloa, Mexico;   and more.
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Riviera French Institute, Cote d'Azur
Courses / Programs
Riviera French Institute organises French language camps for young learners and teenagers on the Côte d’Azur in Southern France. Our 1-4 week language immersion courses are combined with a fully inclusive programme of social activities and excursions.

Our Language Camp for teenagers enable young learners to learn French whilst enjoying the delights of the Riviera. Students are accommodated with local host-families. We offer 16 lessons weekly. We also have a Social and Active French Programme that mean young students consolidate their language learning every afternoon and with the host family in the evening.

We have developed our study holidays to help every child & teen improve their French through expert teaching and exciting activities while making new friends from around the world.
French Language Camp for Young Learners & Teenagers:

Duration: 1 - 4 weeks

Features include:
- 16 lessons from Monday to Friday
- 1 full-day excursion to the Lerins Islands
- Guided tour of Nice or Cannes
- Full-board basis
Teen Summer Language Camps in the South of France
Courses / Programs
ESFA Language Travel, located in Juan-les-Pins/Antibes in the heart of the French Riviera, is a leader in foreign language travel offering international summer camps for teens. ESFA was started in 1968 in Lyon, France, which means we have over 40 years of experience in language travel and study abroad. Our advisors are multi-lingual and all have extensive experience living and studying abroad. ESFA is accredited by the French Minister of Youth and Sports, and only works with accredited language partners around the world.
Home-stay Programs include:
- Language classes in small groups
- Qualified and experienced language teachers
- Oral and written communication
- Cultural and sports activity program
- Excursions and field trips on the weekend
Notre Dame International High School, Paris
Courses / Programs
Notre Dame International High School (NDIHS) is an international high school, conveniently located 30 minutes north-west of Paris, that provides an American-styled high school curriculum to students from around the world in Grades 9-12.

Our summer French classes take place at the Nacel French Language School, close to the Tolbiac or Place d'Italie metro stations.

While our academic year curriculum is taught in English, we also offer an extensive French language and culture program as well as enrichment courses (music, art, physical education) throughout the year, taught by French teachers.

Our 2-week intensive French summer course in August is recommended for new and returning students, who are not native French language speakers, to prepare to study at NDIHS in September, when the academic year starts. 

We teach students from beginner to advanced level. Students attend morning French classes, and discover the main Parisian sights in afternoon activities.

Students improve their French knowledge while settling in Paris and adapting to their new life in France. Accommodation is organized in a residence located in Paris city center.
- Intensive 2-week summer French course for high school students/ teenagers (Grades 9-12) to prepare for study at Notre Dame International High School.

- We teach students from beginner to advanced level.

- Students take part in French classes each morning and explore the sights of Paris in the afternoons.
Abbey Road Programs
Courses / Programs
If your child has a keen interest in European history, philosophy, art, archeology, and mythology, then what better way to nurture that interest than with the ultimate academic adventure with Abbey Road Programs? Our History of Western Civilization program combines travel, adventure, history and cultural immersion as students in Grades 9-12 spend 6 nights each in Athens, Rome, Florence and Paris traveling and exploring alongside our staff of expert instructors, who specialize in European history from Ancient Greece to Revolutionary France.

The Paris leg of our History of Western Civilization program takes the Bastille, Versailles, Notre Dame, Sainte Chapelle, the Arc de Triomphe, and other landmarks while opening up a discussion on the Middle Ages, the era of absolute monarchy, the French Revolution, and the French Enlightenment. We also visit the Louvre, Museé d’Orsay, and the Centre Pompidou.

Discuss Athenian daily life at the Ancient Agora right underneath the Acropolis in Athens, walk in Caesar’s footsteps in the Roman Forum, marvel at Michelangelo’s works in Florence’s Piazza della Signoria and contemplate Louis XIV’s idea of Absolutism while sitting in the gardens of Versailles. Abbey Road Programs simply offer the academic and cultural immersion trip of a lifetime!
History of Western Civilization Cultural Immersion Program for High School Students (Grades 9-12)

- Spend 6 nights each in Paris, Rome, Florence, and Athens

Sites visited on the Paris leg of the program:
- Bastille
- Versailles
- Notre Dame
- Sainte Chapelle
- The Arc de Triomphe
- Louvre
- Museé d’Orsay
- Centre Pompidou

- Paris trip includes discussion on the Middle Ages, the era of absolute monarchy, the French Revolution, and the French Enlightenment.
French Summer Camps, Hyeres
Courses / Programs
French Summer Camps provides sporting, cultural and linguistic summer camp programs for children and teens (ages 8-16) on the French Riviera. Situated in the city of Hyeres, on the southeastern coast of France, we are a French State-recognized organization that specializes in the planning and running of educational language travel programs.

We guarantee top-quality 1-week holiday programs for your children in a wholly safe environment. Our programs are run by a group of highly-experienced teachers from the French state educational system.

Our camps provide a unique learning environment in which your children will learn at their own pace. Students are immersed within a group of French natives of their own age in the fun environment of a genuine French Summer Camp.
French Summer Camps:
- 1-week programs for students ages 8-16

- Beach Sports
- Beach Sports & Chess
- Beach Sports & French
- Beach Sports & Go-kart / Quad Riding
- Beach Sports & Golf
- Beach Sports & Horse-riding
- Beach Sports & Judo
- Beach Sports & Music
- Beach Sports & Refresher Course
- Beach Sports & Scuba-diving
- Beach Sports & Tennis
- Beach Sports & Tree-climbing
- Beach Sports & Windsurfing
- Beach Sports, Kitesurfing & Wakeboarding
- French History Camp
French Summer Classes, Cannes
Courses / Programs
• Give your child or teenager an unforgettable summer experience on the beautiful French Riviera with French Summer Classes!

• Ideally situated in Cannes on the Mediterranean Coast, we provide summer French immersion programs for children (from age 6+) and teenagers (junior & high school students). We welcome students of all levels - from complete beginner to advanced.

• In addition, we provide summer French courses for adults, making it possible for whole families to attend our school at the same time.

• Here in Cannes, you can take advantage of a cosmopolitan, relaxed and fun atmosphere within a small, friendly school. Our French summer courses allow young students to learn French in an enjoyable and effective way, while enjoying a wonderful vacation in the South of France.

• Qualified and experienced French teachers provide language classes in the morning, leaving the afternoons free for leisure and recreational activities.

• Based on their age and French language ability, your child will be placed in the class that best suits them. Class sizes are kept small (maximum 8 students), which ensures that each child receives individual attention.

Student Review:
"We really enjoyed the classes at the school. This is the third time we have attended the school and will not be the last. The teaching is of really high level and the service we have received was second to none. Thank you so much!"
- Yonita & Lara, from London, U.K – attended French summer courses for adults & children
Summer French Courses for Children & Teenagers

1-8 weeks in June, July & August

• Summer French for beginner students (ages 6-11)

• Summer French for non-beginner students (ages 6-11)

• Summer French for teenagers (ages 11-17)

• Private French lessons (also available year-round)

We also offer summer French courses for families and adults, including intensive French courses.