French immersion course at your teacher’s home near Paris.
FRENCH HOMESTAY IMMERSION COURSE
Learn French at Rosny-sous-Bois, staying in Isabelle and Philippe’s beautiful apartment. Here it is easy to take advantage of the many cultural attractions in the French capital: the best known museums and landmarks are less than 1 hour away by public transport. Come for a real immersion in French culture and improve your French.
Isabelle, a native French teacher qualified to teach French as a foreign language, will provide a French course personalised to your level with the objective of improving your knowledge of French language and culture. She will greet you, on your own or with your partner, in her comfortable duplex apartment. She offers half-board accommodation and home cooking, with seasonal vegetables from her vegetable garden.
The bright, spacious, modern apartment with its large veranda will charm you as will the garden area with its own kitchen garden.
Your teacher will be your guide for visits to the places in Paris that you choose: those most emblematic (the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Orsay museum, the Seine by bateau mouche, Notre Dame cathedral, Victor Hugo’s house, the Château de Vincennes, etc.) or one of the many events available in the capital (exhibitions and fairs of food, wine, perfumes, fashion, etc.); walks in numerous nearby parks nearby are also possible.
Here is some practical information concerning your homestay and French course
A week’s homestay and course includes:
Welcome at your teacher’s home
Assess a placement test
Improve your French with courses tailor made to reach your aims
Practice French conversation and enjoy typical cuisine with your teacher
Discover the area with your teacher as a guide
Explore the real vie à la française
Gain confidence speaking French
Get your certificate of French language
Your stay can be adapted to suit your own tastes and expectations. You get a stay which is made-to-measure. Isabelle is happy to give you a taste of Paris life and to share her delicious recipes with you.
Your week of total immersion near Paris.
Have an unforgettable wonderful stay at your teacher’s home, in a wonderful modern apartment, within easy reach of all the cultural attractions near Paris.
Hello, my name is Isabelle. I am French and teach French as a foreign language. I am passionate about art and culture and, above all, I love sharing these passions. Together with my partner Philippe, we are keen to give our guests a friendly welcome: good food, board games, billiards …
You will have a comfortable bedroom with double bed, TV, balcony and private bathroom (shower).
If you want to come with a friend or partner, we would be happy to welcome them. It will be a pleasure to share breakfast and meals with you. I prepare generous homemade meals, using vegetables from our organic vegetable garden whenever possible and I will let you sample several regional French specialities (choucroute, tartiflette, soupe minestrone, etc).
We do not have pets and we are non-smokers. However, you can smoke on the balcony if you wish.
You will be able to use my book collection as much as you wish. It is rich in art books, novels and comic books.
I do not know of a better way of improving your language level than total immersion! Even though I can manage in English in situations where communication is difficult, I always prefer conversation 100% in French. With a bit of patience, this approach gives the best results. In my method of teaching, I focus on the oral and use games a lot, so that the conversation quickly becomes fluent and natural.
Aspects of grammar to be studied are decided together, of course, according to your needs. These are put into practice in exercises straight away: written (a few) then oral (many videos – short films, film extracts – as the basis for conversation).
Finally, I tailor the content of my lessons to the interests of my students. In this way, vocabulary is retained more easily.
Because the French love food, you will also enjoy
Discover amazing French sites, your teacher as a guide
According to your leisure time, there are many activities to do
Your stay is also discovering French culture while relaxing
Do you like cultural visits? Paris is just 40 minutes away by public transport. This town attracting 15 million tourists per year offers you many possibilities (206 museums, 1016 art galleries, 1600 events!). The most difficult thing is choosing!
Do you like parks, the swimming pool? Rosny-sous-bois will suit you as all these amenities are available there.
« Isabelle is the best teacher one could ever have. »
“She is a true teacher –passionate, patient, prepared, interesting, kind and clear. I cannot imagine a better teacher than her. She did much more than was expected–more lessons, more trips, more food, more thoughtfulness. In addition, she has a beautiful home which is about 30 minutes on the train into Paris. It was easy to take the train in and out when we wanted to. Her partner Philippe is very kind and knowledgeable on many topics, and has a great sense of humor. He joined us for dinners, occasionally for games in the evening, and for a trip to le Chateau Fontainebleau.
Overall, my language skills greatly improved by the end of the week. I was speaking more smoothly, had better use of vocabulary and grammar, and was more relaxed during conversations. The lessons were not only helpful, but also fun and interesting. I highly recommend Isabelle as a host and teacher. You will not be disappointed.Isabelle is the best teacher one could ever have.”
« Isabel est une excellente professeur. »
Philip et Isabel m’ont aidé à me sentir chez moi. Ils m’ont fourni de merveilleuses expériences culturelles. Quand j’étais malade, Isabel m’a prendre chez le médecin. Elle a cuisiné tres bien. Ils étaient toujours flexibles et serviables avec tout. Isabel et Philip étaient toujours positifs, joyeux et curieux. Je recommande fortement Isabel en tant que professeur.