French + Cooking and Wine

French + Cooking and Wine

It's the ideal combination for epicureans! Come to Montpellier for a language course while taking advantage of the immersion experience to discover French cuisine and wines in a friendly atmosphere.

Every week, the French course is complemented by cookery workshops and wine tastings. You'll come away from this trip with great memories, new friends, a better understanding of the language and new food and wine pairings to share with your friends back home! Bon appétit!

About the course

For your French language courses, you will have the choice between:


This program is available at all levels from beginner (A0) to advanced (C1). It is based on the key linguistic skills: reading, writing, understanding and with particular care to oral expression and phonetics. Students will learn to express themselves in both formal and casual conversations.


Thanks to our online placement test we have developed, our team will ensure that you are placed in a group that corresponds to your level. Each Monday, your teacher will present you with the pedagogical programme of the week, including the skills to be mastered, the grammar points and the vocabulary to be worked on. Assessments will be carried out regularly and you will receive personalised feedback on your progress based on the objectives to be achieved.


100% our courses are held face to face, in French, in a small group and by a native and qualified teacher of French ! It is a full immersion that is expecting you here!


Your programme also includes:

- pedagogical tutoring every Monday, with a teacher on hand to give you personalised assistance as you learn the French language

- an educational workshop every Friday to practise your French after class and in real-life situations, while discovering a different aspect of French culture each week (theatre workshop, conversation, games, etc.)


In addition to French courses, our school in Montpellier and its partners offer cookery classes and wine tastings all year round.


You can discover local and seasonal produce:

- Learn basic techniques (cutting, cooking, dressing, etc.) and prepare traditional or gastronomic dishes that you will cook according to French traditions.

- The cookery lessons are given in French and allow you to learn the language in context.

- The cooking lesson will be followed by a tasting session with the other participants.

- Included: apron, disposable chef's hat, recipes, utensils, ingredients and glass of wine.

- Cooking level: Beginner to advanced.


Book your cookery class with our partner cookery schools:

- Yann De France (gourmet and refined cuisine)

- Les ateliers d’Arthur (traditional family cooking)

- Les ateliers de cuisine by Cortese (world cuisine and patisserie)


Book your wine tasting with our partners:

- Aux Grands Vins de France (wine shop and wine tasting)

- Languedoc Wine School at the Gazette Café (wine tasting)

- Raisin d’Etre (playful wine tasting)

- Spiritus (wine shop and wine tasting)

- Bertrand Bosc Wine Tours (wine tours and tastings)

- Montpellier Wine Tours (wine tours and tastings)


Learning French in France with this package will allow you to make the most of your language study holiday while enjoying a convivial activity in French, an opportunity to share your passion and meet foreigners and French people who share the same interests as you.


This gourmet programme is very popular and it is recommended that you book at least 1 month in advance.


Course objectives:

- The Standard French course focuses on learning the fundamental linguistic aspects: reading, writing, comprehension, with particular attention to oral expression and phonetics.

- Express yourself both orally and in writing using our teaching method based on the CEFR, working on the four skills (oral and written expression and oral and written comprehension).

- Practise the French language in context by cooking and/or tasting local produce and meeting real professionals.

- Learn the vocabulary of cooking, gastronomy and/or wine.


In order to accelerate your learning of the French language, we offer you unlimited access to our online learning platform to practice independently, before, during and even after your stay in Montpellier!

Programme price: French language school fee + cookery/wine school fee

Prices French + Cooking and Wine

Duration 1 to 4 weeks 5 to 8 weeks 9 weeks and more 20 weeks and more
Price : 430€ 410€

Learning path

Writing test

Before arrival

Oral test

on site

Evaluations and feedback

of your teachers every week

Final test

at the end of the programme

Official certification

of your level TCF exam (optional)

Calculate the cost of your language stay :
Make your quote online!
Schedules :
  • Standard course: Classes from 9.00 am to 12:15 pm from Monday to Friday + 12.30pm-2.00pm on Mondays and Fridays for pedagogical tutoring and workshop.
  • Intensive course: Classes from 9am to 12:15pm from Monday to Friday + from 12:30 to 2:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays + 12.30pm-2.00pm on Mondays and Fridays for pedagogical tutoring and workshop.
  • During peak periods, our Standard courses can also be held from 2.15pm to 5.30pm. Our teaching team will choose your class and timetable. It will be displayed at school on every Friday for the coming week.
  • Cookery lessons organised by you. Please make sure you book them outside your French lessons.
Our tools for learning
  • Native French-speaking teachers who graduated from the French University in French as a Foreign Language (FLE)
  • Video and audio supports used in class / Interactive whiteboards / Accent Français e-learning exercise platform
  • The team of teachers creates its own resources to adapt the content to the needs of the students and to work on the vocabulary in an authentic context.
  • Courses are prepared according to the CEFR, working on the 4 skills in each class: Listening, Writing, Speaking and Writing.
Our services + :
  • Resource center with workspace, computers, methods, books and DVDs at your disposal
  • Pedagogical tutoring offered to guide you in your learning
  • Free, 24-hour access to our online business platform
  • Complementary activities program: Events, social outings, cultural activities, sports meetings, conferences, tastings, language exchanges, etc.
Quality and certification
  • 98% of our students recommend us
  • Institute labeled " FLE Quality " with 15 stars
  • Elected " SuperStar French Language School
  • 25 years of experience and pedagogical innovation
  • +1500 students and +80 nationalities per year
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