Located 13 km south east of Biarritz, our course centre is in the quaint Basque town of Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle. Equipped with modern and spacious classrooms with WiFi throughout, the course centre is perfectly adapted to dynamic French language lessons. Students are accommodated in triple bedrooms, with a shared bathroom and games room with billiards, ping-pong and table football, as well as a TV-DVD room with couches for hanging out with friends. Set amidst rolling hills and vast forest, the centre’s numerous grass pitches and indoor sports hall guarantees a wealth of activities for our students. The location also provides an ideal point of departure for discovering the many cultural activities all within a stone’s throw away.
Sud-Ouest French Institute 64 specializes in teaching French as a foreign language. School is ideally located, a few steps away from Anglet/Biarritz beautiful beaches. The school's excellent location and its wide variety of courses make it a great place to study French: students can choose from general French courses to French & Surf courses and can decide between just a few lessons per week (private tuition) to 24 lessons per week. Our teaching approach, our equipment and adapted premises make our school meet all our students’ needs. The minimum duration for French courses at SOFI 64 is one week for "Intensive French" & "Standard & Private Tuition" programs. Minimum duration for all other programs is two weeks, this way you are sure to learn and improve your French language skills. Our teachers are all native French speakers. They are university graduates and experienced in teaching French as a foreign language in France and abroad. SOFI 64 has facilities that include an eating area, free internet access and a parking lot.
Every year we bring together more than 5.000 students from all over the world in several European destinations to learn English, French, or German. With 30 years’ experience, we have gained an unrivalled insight into what students want from their language courses. Our international language centres provide proficient language learning at different levels based on an innovative learning curriculum. This enables you to build up both your knowledge and your confidence in an international environment. We run our own summer schools in Great Britain, France and Germany where we offer summer courses for juniors and language programmes for families. We also run a year-round English language school in Bournemouth. Our UK schools are British Council accredited ((reg. Europa School of English, Bournemouth). We are also accredited by DIN, the German Institute for Standardization, to meet the European Standards for Language Study Tour Providers, EN14804.
Open all year round, B.L.C.I. is a school of French as a foreign language. Located in a typically Basque house in a quiet district of Biarritz, a 10-minute walk from the city and its beaches). Our school offers personally adapted courses in a traditional and friendly atmosphere. We teach you French with unique simplicity and authenticity. • Our school features : 1. 5 classrooms 2. Small classes, 12 students maximum per class (an average of 8) 3. Free internet access 4. A garden 5. Tea and coffee available and included in the price of the course. 6. Books, music, dvd's of film and documentaries on loan. 7. Organized cultural and sports activities.
The school is located in a residential district of Biarritz, near the railway station and airport, and twenty minutes by bus from the centre and the beach. The major attractions are the beautiful Biarritz beaches and the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities: surf, golf, rafting... The school itself is spacious and boasts 12 classrooms, a lounge area for students, 2 extra areas for breaks (with a fridge and microwave), a computer room, free WiFi access and parking (limited spaces). All teachers are native and university graduates and they use the communicative and action-based approach to teaching, as recommend by the CEFR.
The one on one teaching was great. I really improved in the areas of grammar and comprehension. Most importantly I gained the confidence to speak and tell stories. So many language schools rely on rote and repetition, but with Gemma Cardenas the... more
Whether you are a student, a business professional, or a traveler, there is a language course in Biarritz that is right for you. There are French courses available for all fluency levels, ages and time durations. Just select a course type from the list below to get started.
General French courses are for adults who want to improve their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in French. Most general French courses are for adults age 16 and up. 2 - 48 week courses available. Most courses average 30 classes per week.