French language and culture courses in France
34 lessons 26 hours/week
- The French Culture and Civilisation Course includes the morning General French Course ‘A’ and two afternoon classes dedicated to Oral French Language and Culture and Oral Communication. The ACCORD Paris afternoon classes allow our students to focus on specific skills and subjects in oral French communication.
Timetable: Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 13:00 and two afternoons, 14:15 to 17:15.
This French Culture Course is open to all levels, from complete beginner to advanced. This Intensive French culture course is available to adult students aged 16+.
Great nationality mix: no nationality over 12% at ACCORD Paris!
At the end of your French Language and Culture course you also can take an exam to get the official “Diplôme de langue et culture françaises” recognised by the Académie de Paris.
- Learn French in France at ACCORD and enjoy Paris!
ACCORD: Great location in the heart of Paris, nearby the Eiffel Tower.
Friendly and experienced teachers at ACCORD Paris. ACCORD Paris is accredited by the official “Qualité FLE”. ACCORD Paris is member of SOUFFLE and of CAMPUS FRANCE.
ACCORD: 30 years experience in teaching French as a foreign language. Founded in 1988, ACCORD is one of the leading schools in France for teaching French to foreign students and offering high quality French language courses in Paris. More than 110.000 students have follow a French language course at ACCORD Paris!
No hidden fees at ACCORD! Course Fees include level testing, teaching materials and end of course certificate.
- With ACCORD, it is not only about learning French, it is a life experience!
One lesson = 45 minutes
One hour = 60 minutes
Maximum 14 students/class
Average 9 to 10
Intensive French course open to all levels, from complete beginner to advanced.
Read more about the language levels at ACCORD
With the confirmation of your registration you will receive a self-assessment form and a written test that you must complete and return to us before the start of your course so that our teaching team can place you in a class of your level.
Read more about ACCORD tests and language levels
Timetable: Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 13:00 and two afternoons, 14:15 to 17:15
The morning course (course A) is aimed at all students from all levels who wish to improve their language skills in General French covering everyday topics and situations.
For more information about the morning course A
Monday and Friday from 14:15 to 17:15
Two afternoon workshops dedicated to the French Culture and Civilisation. Students work on specific topics such as: the Passages Couverts, Montmartre, the Quartier du Marais, the Ile Saint Louis and Ile de la Cité, as well as French cinema, literature, etc.
For some topics, our teachers offer the class to dedicate part of the lesson to a visit related to the topic studied in class, for example Passage des Panoramas, Passage Jouffroy, Passage Verdeau, Passage des Princes, Passage du Caire (the oldest Parisian Passage).
Read more about our teaching method: ACCORD’s Teaching Method
A certificate will be given to each student at the end of the course.
Read more about our Certificate: ACCORD’s Certificate
At the end of your stay you also can take an exam to get the official “Diplôme de langue et culture françaises” recognised by the Académie de Paris. Exam fees: 50 euros
Sample of the Diploma can be seen HERE
Starting dates for all levels, except complete beginners: any Monday (except April 10th, May 1st, May 8th. Start dates are Tuesdays)
Calendar for beginners: January 9th, February 6th, March 6th, April 3rd, May 9th, June 5th, July 3rd, July 17th, August 7th, September 4th, October 2nd, November 6th.
The school will be closed April 10th, May 1st, May 8th, May 18th, July 14th, August 15th, November 1st and from Saturday December 16th 2023 to Sunday January 7th 2024 included. The school will open on Monday January 8th 2024
- No hidden fees! Course Fees include level testing, teaching materials and end of course certificate.
- The French Culture and Civilisation Course is available to adult students aged 16 and over all year round.
- At any time during your stay you can decide to change your afternoon classes for the two DALF and DELF exam preparation lessons at a very low fee.
Intensive French language courses at ACCORD
Intensive French Course PM2 – 20hours/week
Intensive French Course A – 20hours/week
Intensive French Course B – 23 hours/week
Intensive French Course C – 26 hours/week
Intensive French Course D – 29 hours/week
Super Intensive French Course G – 32 hours/week
Super Intensive French Course E – 35 hours/week