15 reasons to learn French in Paris with ACCORD French Institute

Why 15 ?
Because the ACCORD French Institute is located in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, nearby the Eiffel Tower.
Address: 3bis rue Jean-Pierre Bloch, 75015 Paris, France

What better way to learn French than in Paris, the city of artists, French cuisine and fashion. Here are 15 very good reasons to come to France to study the language of Victor Hugo, Proust and Serge Gainsbourg at the ACCORD French Institute.

1. A French language school located in the heart of Paris, nearby the Eiffel Tower:
Located in the 15th arrondissement, a very popular and lively Parisian area, the ACCORD French Institute offers its students a peaceful and historic setting. After classes, students can either enjoy the atmosphere of the lively neighbourhood with its cafés, bistros, ‘boulangeries’ (bakeries) and typical restaurants or they can enjoy a walk on the Champs de Mars till the Eiffel Tower and the Seine river. Our recommendation? Don’t hesitate and select our partner, the Bateaux Parisiens, to make a boat cruise. You will discover Paris from the heart of the town, from the Seine river.

2. An accredited school, a guarantee of quality:
Since 2007 ACCORD French Institute has been awarded ‘Qualité FLE’, the French as a Foreign Language Quality Label, with the best and highest marks in all domains. ACCORD French language school is registered as Private Institute of Higher education and is member of CAMPUS FRANCE and SOUFFLE.FLE (professional organisation for French as a foreign language training centres).

3. Intensive French courses that prepare you for French exams:
ACCORD French Institute offers French programs that prepare you for French exams: TCF, DELF, DALF. All intensive courses are designed to prepare the TCF as well as the DELF exams as they contain all the pedagogical content requested to take both exams. If you want to prepare the DELF or the DALF exam in the best conditions, join the DELF afternoon lessons or the DALF afternoon lessons which are available each Tuesday and Wednesday.
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4. Variety of French language courses:
ACCORD offers a wide range of French language courses to cater to different levels and needs, from beginners to advanced learners. You can choose your French language course from two semi-intensive courses of 15 hours/week, ten intensive courses (from 20 hours to 35 hours/week), three preparation courses for the DELF, DALF, A/AS level, ILC and Abitur exams, a Business French program in a mini-group and a legal French program also in a mini-group as well as courses proposed in partnership with IKI Paris Graduate School.
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5. Examination center:
ACCORD French Institute is an examination center for the TCF TP, TCF IRN, TCF Québec and TCF Canada.
The dates and prices of the TCF exams are available on the ExamensParis website.

6. A passionate teaching staff:
ACCORD Paris teaching method is based on a dynamic approach to teaching French, a high-quality teaching method recognised by many international partners, and a team of experienced teachers involved in creating their own teaching material and constantly updating ACCORD’s teaching method.

7. Over 35 years of experience:
Every year since 1988 ACCORD French Institute welcomes more than 1,800 students from over 40 different nationalities who come to learn French in Paris.
Great nationality mix in the ACCORD French school: no nationality over 12%.

8. A “boutique school” on a human scale:
Push the school door, enter the school and you will be welcomed as if you were in your second family. ACCORD Paris is a “boutique school” on a human scale. The classes have no more than 14 students per class (average is 10) which allows the teachers to have a real follow-up with all students, whatever their level of French. The administrative team at the reception area as well as the Head of studies are always there to listen to you, help you, advise you.

9. Flexibility:
ACCORD Language School offers a wide choice of French courses and study programs with flexible dates and durations. The ACCORD staff is always available to advise you during your stay at ACCORD so you choose the French lessons which suit you best. ACCORD also offers inexpensive French courses to always have an answer for students with limited financial means.

10. An accommodation service to meet everyone’s needs:
To ensure the best possible accommodation service, ACCORD has selected aparthotels and host families which allow students to choose the accommodation they want, according to their budget.
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11. An immersive learning environment:
In Paris you will be constantly immersed in the language, providing an ideal setting for language acquisition. “Sorties pédagogiques” (Walking in Paris lessons) are regularly organised so that students are placed in an authentic environment, enabling them to practice what they have learnt in the classroom whilst exploring Paris and its culture, as well as getting a better understanding of living in Paris.

12. No hidden fees:
When you enrol for a course at the ACCORD French Institute, there are no teaching materials/ books to buy. Everything is included in the price of the course, including level testing on arrival, teaching material and end of course certificate.

13. A “Course Certificate” and an “End of Course Teaching Assessment”:
At the end of your French language course, you will be given a “Course Certificate” stating the number of hours of attendance, your initial level and the level you have reached.
On request, you can also receive an “End of Course Teaching Assessment”, which includes a detailed analysis of your competence in the French language. This assessment is available at a cost of 50 euros. It includes the predicted level, the level achieved as well as the levels reached in the 4 skills, a detailed description of your abilities and progress in the different areas: oral, written and socio-cultural plus general comments. This assessment can be used at university (to earn credits) or for professional purposes (training course validation, CV, etc.).

14. The “Diplôme de Langue et Culture Françaises”:
At the end of your course, if you like, you can pass the exam to get the official “Diplôme de Langue et Culture Françaises”, recognised by the Académie de Paris, for just a 50 euro fee.
A sample of the Diploma can be viewed here.

15. Immerse yourself in an international atmosphere and make friends with students from all over the world:
Each year we welcome more than 1,800 students from over 40 different nationalities. A mix of languages and cultures that will allow you to meet students whose goal is the same as you, to study French, and who will remain your friends for dozens and dozens of years. During your stay at ACCORD, visit Paris with your course mates, go for a drink with them in a Parisian bistro, go eat with them in one of the typically French restaurants located near the school… these will be great memories for all of you!

Learn French in France with ACCORD French Institute, the best way to improve your French language skills in the most beautiful city in the world!

The ACCORD Paris language school is recommended by the editorial staff of PARIS MOVE.
ACCORD French Language School: 3bis rue Jean-Pierre Bloch, 75015 Paris, France.

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