Nantes, Pays de la Loire – Teacher Pascal
Private Bathroom half or full board
Package All inclusive for one week
- Level test
- 15 Hours of personalized lessons
- Around 20 hours of French conversation/practice during meals and activities
- 3 activities with guided conversations
- Breakfast with guided conversations
- Lunch or dinner with guided conversations
- Comfortable accommodation ensuite bathroom
Nantes is the historic capital of the Duchy of Brittany, a city of history, culture, heritage to various and varied wealth. Located at the periphery of Nantes, the small town of Vue enjoys a very nice, natural setting. It is the small French village « par excellence. »
Pascal, your host, will only be your teacher but also your tour guide because he knows the region perfectly, is an amateur historian, and is passionate about his environment.
The accommodation available to you is located inside a vast property, an actual 18th century Post House. You will enjoy a large room, a private bathroom and many living areas conducive to learning . Located in the heart of the village, it is easy to walk in nature, as well to access the beaches of the oceanic coast or the banks of the Loire.
YOUR HOME STAY FRENCH IMMERSION IN NANTES
Immersion is the most effective way to learn French: courses adapted to your level and personalized to your interests make for a “tailor-made” process. And then, it’s your time: every lesson, every meal taken together, each shared activity together, everything is conducive to practicing the French language 24/7, 7 days a week. You’ll progress quickly, and make lasting improvements.
Your private spaces are in a peaceful and pleasant setting. A large double bed, an en-suite bathroom just for you, different spaces for our meals, to work or to relax, everything has been designed with your comfort and linguistic advancement in mind.
To live in French at your teacher’s home is to benefit from an incomparable lifestyle: you will share gourmet and varied meals from local products, discover soothing and natural landscapes, review French news daily, meet people who live in and energize the region through their work, passions, and convictions, it is a whole immersive program that is offered to you in an unforgettable stay. And then, Of course, if you have ideas, needs, or particular desires, I will do my best to help you and offer activities perfectly adapted to your profile.
I have always wanted to be French teacher, as I a passion for both language and pedagogy. To propose various activities, provide tailored support, to listen to your needs, build a custom framework and especially, especially, especially to share the “joy of learning” in happiness and good spirits, this is my goal.
I taught many years in classic school as a certified teacher but I have welcomed foreign students during the school holidays for a long time. With this dual experience, it’s easy for me to adapt myself to your needs, regardless of your level or your goals.
My greatest pleasure is the feedback from students who have come for an immersive course at my home and who today can testify to the quality of the course that was offered to them.
We will start with a precise diagnostic assessment of your true level in order to propose a program to continue your progression, and adapted to your learning pace. After that, I will be attentive throughout your stay to modify the curriculum (if necessary) in order to adapt in real time to ensure your continued progression.This provides a personalized program that builds on shared experiences, and precise corrections to optimize your learning and bind your knowledge with memories through experiences.
The French courses take place either in the living room, on the terrace, or in the garden if the weather allows, every morning and sometimes standing in the afternoon. We will vary the instruction, activities, and practices in order to develop your oral and written skills, comprehension, listening, argumentation, as well as grammar, conjugation, vocabulary – all for one sole purpose: To be confident in your language skills and express yourself easily.
The small town of Vue is equidistant from the two flagship cities of my region: Nantes and Saint-Nazaire, as well as beaches and banks of the Loire river. This will allow us to make varied visits while enjoying different landscapes.
Nantes is the city of the Giant Elephant and Royal de luxe which enchant both young and old. It is the city of the shipowners, the castle of Dukes of Brittany, the cathedral, the Jardin des Plantes, Passage Pommeray and des Machines de l’Ile …
Saint-Nazaire is the industrial city, site of the cruise-ship construction and home of Airbus. It is also an active port that was at the heart of the defensive system of the Atlantic Wall. One can visit the most emblematic points but also enjoy its rich cultural events.
The beaches are less than 30 minutes from home, covering a spectrum which extends across the Atlantic arc of the Loire estuary to the island of Noirmoutiers, at the gates of the Vendée. Scenic views and the chance to taste fresh seafood have made the Bay of Bourgneuf and the Jade Coast famous.
And then, the pays de Retz, where the community is located, is a territory at high environmental quality which offers you beautiful surprises, between hikes and cycling courses. Local flavors are also be in the spotlight with the delights of the milling, the cheese specialties of the Curé Nantais, the Saint Michel cookie shop and the famous regional viticulture and its renowned muscadet. There are many gourmet walks for consuming without moderation …