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Learn French in France

Learn French in France where the living is good. Be it the beautiful landscapes or the even more beautiful French language, studying French in France is an amazing cultural experience. Whether you decide to go to the Mediterranean and soak up the sunshine, or visit the City of Light where history is never further than around the corner, you'll realize that there is more to learning French in France than courses and textbooks.

Learn French in France
EF Language Year Abroad

EF Language Year Abroad

16 + years
6, 9 or 11 months
Abroad
Combine language and academic studies abroad at an accredited EF school to prepare for an international career or degree.
Destination: France
City: NiceParis
EF Languages Abroad

EF Languages Abroad

16 - 25 years
2-24 weeks
Abroad
Learn a language faster at an accredited EF school. Choose from 10 languages in 50 destinations. Start your course any Monday.
Destination: France
City: NiceParis
EF Languages Abroad

EF Languages Abroad

25 + years
1-24 weeks
Boost your global career with personalised language courses in one of the world´s greatest cities. Designed for Adults and Professionals.
Destination: France
City: NiceParis

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Why learn French in France?

When you study French in France you can tailor your trip to your specific needs. Do you yearn to live a sophisticated cosmopolitan lifestyle, sipping espresso while reading Le Monde? Now you can!

Would you rather top up your tan on the beach and practice your French language skills with friendly locals? It’s all possible when you come to learn French in France. Whether your end goal is to attend one of our French language schools in France, find a job in France, or use French for your travel plans, you can tailor a study plan to your objectives and schedule.

French courses in France for adults, students and teenagers

Thanks to our innovative and personalized learning method that blends classroom lessons, interactive tools and cultural immersion, you’ll advance one level every six weeks. Our innovative Efekta™ Learning System combines quality instruction with advanced technology and cultural immersion for maximum results.

At EF, we know the difference a great French teacher makes in language learning. All EF teachers hold teaching qualifications and have an average of seven years of teaching experience. But what makes EF teachers truly exceptional is that they are selected for their enthusiasm, creativity and dedication to students’ success. All EF teachers are committed to continued professional development. Here's a quick overview of our French courses in France:


French course type Intensity What will I learn?
EF Intensive French courses in France 32 lessons per week Learn all aspects of the French language as quickly as possible for academic or professional reasons
EF General French courses in France 26 lessons per week Gain sound understanding of the French language through a well-rounded course
EF Basic French courses in France 20 lessons per week Focus on how to communicate in French and enjoy lots of activities and free time

Special interest lessons: from phonetics to French through theater

In addition, you have the opportunity to customize your French language course with the so-called SPINs (Special Interest Lessons) to suit your interests. These include French through theater, literature, journalism, cooking class, grammar, conversation, phonetics and business French.

What are my accommodation options while I’m studying French in France?

Studying French in France gives you many customizable options, including where you’ll live for the duration of your course. You can opt to live with other students in a student residence, or choose a homestay instead.

With homestay, you’ll join your host family for breakfast and dinner, and then during the day you’ll be in classes at our French language school or out and about exploring. This is a great way to experience the French way of life and reinforce your new skills.

If you’d prefer a bit more independence as you learn French in France, you can stay in a student residence with fellow classmates from around the world.

Why choose French language schools in France?

  • Warm and friendly welcome from a team of professional staff, dedicated to providing excellent service and support
  • Large international schools offering a wide range of recognized exams
  • Excellent nationality mix year round
  • Choice of host family or residential accommodation year round
  • And last but not least, qualified and experienced teachers