Young Learners

We understand that success at school is a major key to any student’s future. With this in mind, we have specifically designed all our Young Learners Courses to assist your child to develop both his/her language skills and confidence.
 
New Offer: Discover our French Summer Camp 4 Teens (ages 12-15)!
 

You can choose

 
For teens

– from a selection of Exam Preparation Courses
Young Learners can register by filling out and returning an enrolment form to cdl@institutfrancais.org.uk. (No placement test needed)

– to request a tailor-made Remedial Tuition to be designed to your child’s specific exam requirements: preparation for the GCSE, AS Levels, A Levels, Pre-U preparation, CNED – programme or a specific French exam: Brevet des Collèges, Baccalauréat, DELF Prim, DELF Junior.
 
 
For young children (private tuition only)

– to refresh or improve your child’s French language skills (starting as young as 6 years old).

– to instil the love for the French language to a beginner (starting as young as 6 years old).
 

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FRENCH FOR EXAMS
Sat |10.00am - 1.00pm
30 hours over 10 weeks
Up to 12 students
GCSE
AS Level
A-Level
South Kensington
£335 (£301.50 early booking discount)

Maximise your exam results with extra French practice.

For students taking French for GCSE, AS & A2 this school year and who want extra practice to ensure outstanding exam results.

Tutor: The teacher is specialised in OCR, EDEXCEL and AQA, and is experienced in IGCSE (for GCSE), Pre-u and WJEC (for AS and A2 level)  for both EDEXCEL and Cambridge boards.

Aims: Improve your French results by working on exam techniques with individual assistance if needed.

Teaching approach: Students will:

  • Speak exclusively in French in class
  • Study with French documents: press articles, audio clips
  • Answer questions on audio and video documents
  • Master grammar through comprehensive exercises
  • Practice writing and speaking to include their new grammatical knowledge
  • Read French articles on topics; present them orally
  • Give oral presentations followed by question and answer sessions
  • Work on exam techniques

Course materials: Past papers from all boards, French press e.g. Le Figaro and Le Monde, French radio and TV e.g. RFI, TV5, French grammar and exercise books, resources from the Institut français cultural centre.

Student’s involvement: Students will give oral presentations, engage in debates and work on their grammar at each session. They will be given written homework and will benefit from access to material from the Médiathèque to prepare the oral and research subject of their choice.

13 Jan - 17 Mar 2018
13 Oct - 15 Dec 2018
24 Mar - 09 Jun 2018
GCSE Course over 6 weeks (£201.00 no early booking discount)
Crash course – French for exams
Monday to Friday |10.00am - 5.00pm
30 hours over 1 week
Up to 12 students
GCSE
AS Level
A-Level
South Kensington
£335 (£301.50 early booking discount)

Maximise your exam results with extra French practice.

For students taking their French GCSE, AS & A2 exams next year and who want extra practice to ensure outstanding exam results.

Tutor: The teacher is specialised in OCR, EDEXCEL and AQA, and is experienced in IGCSE (for GCSE), Pre-u and WJEC (for AS and A2 level) for both EDEXCEL and Cambridge boards.

Aims: Improve your French results by working on exam techniques with individual assistance if needed.

Teaching approach: Students will

  • Speak exclusively in French in class
  • Study with French documents: press articles, audio clips
  • Answer questions on audio and video documents
  • Master grammar through comprehensive exercises
  • Practice writing and speaking to include their new grammatical knowledge
  • Read French articles on topics; present them orally
  • Give oral presentations followed by question and answer sessions
  • Work on exam techniques

Course materials: Past papers from all boards, French press e.g. Le Figaro and Le Monde, French radio and TV e.g. RFI, TV5, French grammar and exercise books, resources from the Institut français cultural centre.

Student’s involvement: Students will give oral presentations, engage in debates and work on their grammar at each session. They will be given written homework and will benefit from access to material from the Médiathèque to prepare the oral and research subject of their choice.

03 Apr - 06 Apr 2018
(Session over 4 days only)
£268 (no early booking discount)
20 Aug - 24 Aug 2018
GCSE LEVEL FULL
9 Apr - 13 Apr 2018
13 Aug - 17 Aug 2018
GCSE level only
Registration online open
Improve your grades
Monday to Saturday
9 hours minimum
Min. 90 mins per lesson

Whether your child needs to prepare for the GCSE, AS level, A Level, Pre-U preparation, CNED programme, IGCSE or a specific French exam (Brevet des Collèges, Baccalauréat, DELF Prim, DELF Junior), we can help.

South Kensington
Min. 90 mins per lesson
Mon to Fri - £65/h
Sat - £70/h
Skype
Min. 90 mins per lesson
Mon to Fri - £65/h
Sat - £70/h
At home
Min. 90 mins per lesson
Mon to Fri - £70/h
Sat - £75/h
French Summer Camp 4 Teens
Monday to Friday | 9.30am - 3.00pm
15 Hours over 1 week + cultural activities
Up to 12 students
Beginner (A1)
Near beginner (A1+)
Elementary (A2)
Intermediate (B1)
South Kensington
£350 (no early booking discount)

7Get ready for a very French summer at the Institut français!

Join us for a fun-filled week of French learning!

FRENCH & FUN

The Institut français is taking its successful teaching practices to a fast-track, week-long immersion French summer camp. Fusing together French courses with exciting cultural activities, our Summer French Camp will be an unforgettable French immersion journey!
The summer camp is open to all students aged 12 to 15 years, from beginners to intermediate level.

Two sessions Mon 16 – Fri 20 July
Mon 23 – Fri 27 July

 

OUR APPROACH TO LEARNING FRENCH

Under the guidance of our native-speaking teachers, our students are encouraged to actively take part in hands-on activities to boost their French speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills at all levels with a particular emphasis on oral communication. We design each lesson according to the ages, abilities and interests of our students.
In this supportive, supervised environment, our students gain confidence and silks in French while making new friends!

OUR SUMMER PROGRAMME

Designed for a fun and educational time exploring French culture, our materials are especially chosen to offer teenagers stimulating and interactive lessons and activities.
Classes are taught in small groups by our dynamic and highly-qualified teachers, who know exactly how to make learning entertaining and lively!

Monday to Friday
9.30am – 12.30pm French lessons Games, roleplays and task-based activities to revise or learn vocabulary and grammar in a fun way!
12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch break
From 1.30pm Cultural activities Films at Ciné Lumière, science and creative art workshops, board games…

 

OUR LEARNING LEVELS

Teenagers basic A1 – Total beginners
– Introducing yourself
– Talking about your hobbies, your interests (music, Internet, technology)

Teenagers basic A1/A2 – Near beginners
– Giving directions
– Organising an activity, an event in the city

Teenagers practical French A2 – Elementary level
– Talking about your friends, your interests, your favourite places in the city
– Working on a city guide

Teenagers effective French B1 – Intermediate level
– Giving advice
– Describing cause and effect
– Discussing social media and the world of Internet

16 July - 20 July 2018
23 July - 27 July 2018
PRIVATE TUITION
Monday to Saturday
9 hours minimum
90min per lesson

Our courses for children and teenagers are specially designed to improve your child’s language learning and develop their skills at communicating in French.

Our qualified teachers have experience with providing age-appropriate lessons and learning materials for younger students and they use many innovative stimulating techniques to keep your child motivated and excited about learning the French language whatever their level.

These courses help to improve the students’ French language in the 4 key skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking.

From 6+

 

South Kensington
Mon to Fri - £65/h
Sat - £70/h
At home
Mon to Fri - £70/h
Sat - £75/h
Skype
Mon to Fri - £65/h
Sat - £70/h