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Montpellier French & Activities with Optional Leaving Cert Prep or Deph

Immerse yourself in French Language and culture with a general French Language course with optional Leaving Cert prep or Delph lessons and you can put your new language skills to the test with a full cultural and activities programme after lessons. You will learn, live and experience France all at the same time. There are 20 French classes per week with an optional extra 6 Leaving Cert Prep or Delph lessons.  The classes are dynamic and fun and you will be taught by native and fully qualified French teachers who will focus on developing your speaking and listening skills using engaging and fun activities such as role-play, newspaper articles, multi-media activities and group discussions.

The optional extra classes include 6 extra lessons 3 times per week.  The exam focused classes are small with a maximum of 3 in each group.  The other students will also be preparing for the exam.

Course Features: 
Course dates:            4th June - 20th August 
Classes per week:       20 classes per week (Optional extra 6 Leaving cert Prep lessons)
Optional Extras:        LC Prep course 6 classes per week or DELF prep course
Class duration:          45 mins
Class size:                10
Age:                         15+   
Levels:                     All levels
Accommodation:       Half-board Host Family Accommodation
Social Programme:    Included

Montpellier is a stylish French city with a unique and lively atmosphere based in the south of France and is close to the coast with white sandy beaches.  It is a sunny city with a Mediterranean climate and young population.  The city is rich in cultural heritage with beautiful listed buildings, pedestrianised streets and a charming historical centre.  Montpellier is full of museums, cafes shops and sports amenities. 

The School

Your school is the most central school in Montpellier located in the heart of the historical centre.  The building is a listed 19th Century premises which has been completely refurbished with air-conditioning and all mod cons. The classrooms are fully equipped with internet and audiovisual facilities. There is an international environment in the school.


Afternoon course dedicated to preparing students for the Irish Leaving cert.  The course consists of 6 lessons in 3 1.5 hour sessions over 2 afternoons.  The course covers past papers, essay planning, oral conversation, listening comprehension, vocab, grammar and exam techniques.  The course has a supplement of €170 per week.


The Delph prep course consists of 6 afternoon lessons in groups of max 5 students. Students can opt to sit the DELF exam at the end of the Programme.  The Delph prep course has a supplement of €100 per week.


Staying with your French host means the learning continues long after you have left the classroom. To fully immerse you in the language and the French way of life our partner school arranges accommodation with carefully selected French hosts. The French hosts are fully vetted and inspected and are visited regularly by the schools accommodation officer and the majority have been hosting for a number of years. Your accommodation is half board, includes a twin room and all meals.


There are a wide range of activities to choose from.  The school specialises in organising cultural activities where you can get the chance to truly put your language skills into practice and indulge in French culture.  Below are some examples of what can be arranged:

Sample Week

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday Arrival  Welcome Settle in
Tuesday French classes Montpellier City Tour Dinner
Wednesday French classes Beach Games Dinner
Thursday French classes Canoeing on the Herault River Dinner
Friday French class French Cultural Workshop Dinner
Saturday Full day Excursion Nimes/Carcassonne/Avignon/Marseille Dinner
Sunday Free day    
Good to Know: 
  • Transport card included for bus & tram for activities programme
  • Aer Lingus has direct flights every Monday and Friday
  • Under 18s must fill in a curfew form
How can I book this course?: 

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Want to find out more?: 

Give us a call 00 353 1 2143314 or if you’re in the area drop in to our office -we’d love to say hello...


Have a look here at the LLI blog to read about other students’ experience