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  • A personalised stay
  • Courses based on my needs and level
  • Comfortable accommodation with double room and bathroom
  • Meals with guided conversations
  • A certificate with your level at the end of the stay + a level test
  • Tours and activities in our region to practice French natural conversations

Once you’ve booked, we will send you your teacher’s email. Also, your teacher will contact you to introduce herself or himself and test your a level of French with a little call and emails in French (if possible). You and your teacher will organise the best schedule for you. And he/she will send you more details about transportations to reach the place if needed.


As your stay is extremely flexible to your expectations, you can pick up all the services you want and custom your own stay in the booking form.

Our prices breakdown are here.

If you need any recommendations or any help just contact Celtina, she is always happy to help.


Your homestay is all inclusive. If you choose half board you should take some money to buy some food (a sandwich in France is about 5€ and the casual restaurant about 20€ for a menu). The money you will bring will be used for souvenirs or shopping.


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Your teacher wants you to feel at home. You will be warmly welcomed and treated as one of the family. You will improve your French fast and have the most personalised tuition you have ever had. You will get more confidence in speaking and discover more about French culture.


Your teacher wants you to feel at home. You will be warmly welcomed and treated as one of the family. You will improve your French fast and have the most personalised tuition you have ever had. You will get more confidence in speaking and discover more about French culture.


Your teacher wants you to feel at home. You will be warmly welcomed and treated as one of the family.

You will be expected to arrive on Sunday afternoon. Your personalised lessons will start on the agreed day and time, in the morning from Monday to Friday. Your teacher will assess your French learning needs, and tailor a programme of study which suits you best. This is your course, and we want you to enjoy it and improve your French as much as possible, so please tell your teacher at any time if there is anything you wish to learn! Your teacher is required to provide the student with teaching material, like copies of book, pen and paper. The student can also bring his own material.

You will also have some private study time in the afternoon or evening for homework as well as time to explore the area by yourself.

You will go for tours and sightseeings with your teacher as a guide. An excellent way to discover more about our culture and improve your conversational skills in French. Please remember that you should pay all entrance fees to museums etc for you and your teacher where necessary, including any travel by public transport, thank you. You can discuss and plan your excursions with your teacher before or on arrival.

You will share meals with your teacher and have the opportunity to join to the everyday life “à la française” by learn some recipes for instance. Meals are typical French meals, thus we are sure you will enjoy! Please let us know if you have any restrictions, your teacher will prepare meals according to this. As you may know, French people love having conversations while they eat, so your meals are active. Conversations you have plays an important part in the progress that you make, and give you more confidence in speaking.


If you stay more than one week, the weekends will be an excellent opportunity to practice your French with guided conversations with your teacher and its family during mealtime and during the sightseeings. You will spend family time and also you will have the opportunity to explore the area on your own or just relax at your teacher’s home.


Your teacher will provide you with a comfortable accommodation: heated study bedroom with table, lamp and wardrobe. Bedding and towels. Facilities for laundry. And of course a wifi connection!


Yes we do. When you book your homestay, we will ask you for the specific diet. And your teacher will accommodate your meals according to your specific needs.


You will have the place to store your luggage in your room at your teacher’s home.


A car is not really necessary because your teacher will pick you up and drop you off if necessary. And you will be with your teacher during the excursions. There are also plenty of transportations. They vary according the area of your homestay.


Depending on the teacher you will choose, you could park in your teacher’s garden or in a parking near your teacher’s residence.


Depending on the teacher you will choose, the pet may be allowed. Please check the teacher’s profile for more informations, or the booking form. Or contact us at anytime.


Usually the teacher’s home is non smoking. It is requested that, if needed, you smoke on the balcony or terrace or close to an open window towards the outside and outside in the garden.


If you have any further questions or need more information before or during your stay, please don’t hesitate to contact us at celtina.masardo@slimmersion-france.com +33(0)6 265 725 10, or ask your teacher. We want you to enjoy your course as much as possible. Please tell us any changes you want or any improvment we can make for you. Do not wait until the end of the course to ask any questions you may have.


Please let us know your approximate arrival time at your teacher’s home. You will be expected to arrive at your teacher’s home in the afternoon of the day of arrival (latest flight arrival 9pm). Please plan your departure for the morning of your departure day (ealiest flight departure time 9am).


All our homestays have FREE WIFI access


Notebooks and pencils are provided when needed. Books are not needed in class. Your teacher will provide you with everything you need. Your teacher can recommend some books for outside purchase.


The homestay is NOT closed on legal holidays. These are normal days.


Travel insurance is not obliged but very recommended. Often you can have this included in your Credit card insurance. If you don’t have Travel Insurance, and you want to take one for your homestay, our partner ACS travel insurance can provide you with one at the best price and service ACS



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