Before you travel, you receive:  

  • Your confirmation with the relevant documents
  • Contact and description of your accommodation
  • Information about your host and photo
  • A guide for homestay accommodation with a template of presentation mail in French to send to your hosts.
  • Your student guide with all the information you need to prepare your language stay.

Before traveling, you are required to:

  • Take the placement test online. . It will enable us to choose the most suitable group for your program.
  • Contact your host at least 1 week before your arrival in order to present yourself and to inform them of your exact time and place of arrival in Montpellier.
  • If you are a minor your parents will have to fill out and sign the liability release form authorizing you to participate in a language stay in a French language school in France


​​​​​​​ **** Get your smartphones and computers ready **** They are welcome in our French classes; our team makes regular use of them for learning activities.

ARRIVING IN MONTPELLIER 

Arriving in Montpellier

If you are staying at a local family's home, your French host will meet you at the Montpellier train station or at the airport free of charge; it is included in your program.
​​​​​​​Cab transfers from other airports (Marseille, Carcassonne, etc.) can also be arranged.

Upon arrival, your host will provide you with a set of keys and tell you how to get to the Accent Français School.  We advise you to contact your host at least one week before your arrival.
We recommend that you get familiar with Place de la Comédie: the school is right next-door!  Your host will explain how to get to the school on Monday morning

1ST DAY AT THE FRENCH SCHOOL 

1st day at school

On Monday, we will be welcoming you in front of the school, 2 rue de Verdun in Montpellier at 8:30 am.

Accent Français - 2 rue de Verdun à Montpellier

  • Welcome meeting, presentation of the school and how it works
  • You receive your student welcoming pack: student card, city map, individual schedule, cultural program and some surprise gifts!
  • Individual interview with a teacher to confirm your level of French and to better know your needs
  • Presentation of the program of activities and excursions
  • Start of the French course
  • Lunch on the terrace
  • Discovery of the historical center of Montpellier according to calendar. Our guide will show you the highlights of the city and share some secrets.
after class
  • A resource center, you can borrow DVDs, books, dictionaries and consult magazines and newspapers free-of-charge while sitting on our sunny terrace.
  • Free tutoring  to guide you in your learning process.
  • An on-line workbook for your 24/7 self-studies
  • A free application for your smartphone

    a new way of engaging in class and after class: documents, videos, personal results and permanent communication with the teacher and the other students.

There are so many things to see and do! Each week, we offer a rich and varied program to meet other students at the school, practice your French in real life situations and to explore the region.
​​​​​​​Our guide will accompany you on a series of activities and excursions in the region. He is your guide and will be pleased to present you to the other students so that you can quickly become part of our great international family!

A VIBRANT SOCIAL LIFE

A vibrant social life

- Cultural Workshops: Learn French by acting, singing, cooking, dancing, and having fun! 
- And sporting activities
​​​​​​​Live a unique and typical experience in the South of France : learn to play Petanque like a real pro, or play beach volleyball on the fine sand of the Mediterranean beaches! 
Summer is even better​​​​​​​ : parties, picnics, an evening party on board of a boat and much more...

DAILY SUPPORT AND AVAILABLE ADVISORS 

Daily support and available advisors

Our entire team is there to welcome and assist you in several languages.

Whether you have questions regarding the courses...

...the cultural program or your administrative paperwork, they are there for you.
In need of information about higher education, guidance in registering for an exam or help in booking a train ticket, they are there for you.
They will also be able to refer you for a medical appointment, to help with your residence permit, and even help you find the best restaurant in Montpellier.

Consulting for accommodation

Because your accommodation experience is an essential part of your language trip, our team carefully selects your accommodation according to your budget and your needs. We are at your disposal every day to answer your questions and advise you.
We ensure the control and regular inspection of our accommodations to guarantee the quality of your French guests and residences.​​​​​​​

Educational counseling

You are in good hands! All Accent Français teachers are native French speakers, graduated from the French University, and they have a great deal of experience in the profession. They are at the heart of your project, and will be there to follow, advise and accompany you during your studies.

SATISFACTION-QUALITY FOLLOW UP 

Satisfaction-quality follow up

At the end of your first week, we invite you to fill out a questionnaire to gather your first feedback and adapt our service promptly if necessary;

We set up a constant and regular quality follow-up to improve our services and ensure your satisfaction:

  • 1st week questionnaire
  • Weekly course questionnaire
  • End of internship questionnaire

Over 98% of our customers are recommending us; we will do our best to satisfy you too!

AT THE END OF YOUR PROGRAM 

A the end of your program

Every Friday, we hold a friendly event to award you a certificate attesting to your training: the certificate will state your level of French (European frame of reference), the dates and duration of your course. Digital version of the certificate will also be sent to you by e-mail.

As part of our quality approach, you will be invited to fill out a satisfaction questionnaire about the courses, accommodation, services and activities proposed by your French school. Your comments will help us to further improve the quality of our services and courses.

TAKE A FRENCH LANGUAGE EXAM 

Take a french language exam

At the end of your program, you can also take an official exam: Accent Français is an examination center of the Ministry of Education and the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the DFP and TCF exams.
We also propose preparation courses for the DELF and DALF exams and arrange your enrollment for the exams.
Accent Français Exam Calendar

ALL OUR FRENCH COURSES
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