Pertuis, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur – Teacher Beatrice
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
Improve your French during a Total Homestay French immersion in Pertuis, a charming small town located 20 km north of Aix-en-Provence. In this picturesque and typically Provencal location, Beatrice welcomes you for a personalized and authentic stay.
French courses are adapted to your needs, whether professional or for leisure. They are enhanced with tours and walks. During these tours and walks you will be able to practice French while discovering Aix-en-Provence and its region.
Your accommodation is in our comfortable, typical Provencal house. On the first floor, you will have your own double room with a desk and private bathroom. Family life takes place in the common living room and kitchen on the ground floor, on the terrace, in the garden or near the swimming pool.
This setting provides the perfect ambiance for effective learning of French: thanks to the workspace in a small classroom, where you can concentrate and learn, and the various outdoor places for relaxation.
YOUR HOME STAY FRENCH IMMERSION IN PERTUIS
I am at your disposal to organize your lessons and activities. Depending on your level of French, your needs and your preferences, I will arrange the program around your favorite topics: culture, walks in the countryside, literature, history, art, etc. I want to help you discover the essence of Provence.
You will stay in a typical Provencal small town, ideally located between Aix-en-Provence and the Luberon Regional Park. After visiting the city of Aix-en-Provence, the Cours Mirabeau and its picturesque little streets, you will enjoy our quiet garden where you can relax under the olive or fig trees or sunbathe by the pool.
As a native of Marseille, my roots are in Provence, and I will help you discover my region, and its unique linguistic and cultural character.
My house is located in a quiet area of Pertuis. You will stay in your own comfortable room with a double bed, a desk and a private bathroom with toilet.
The classes will take place in our working-room, a space dedicated to study with a small library, or outside on the terrace — or even by the pool.
In our garden, we have three cats that live outside the house. They bring us a lot of pleasure. My husband, himself a retired teacher and passionate about history, will be able to share with you his knowledge of France and Provence.
We will eat together the meals taken full board. If you wish, we can also cook together. I will help you discover typical local products and flavors. It is also possible to barbecue, and we will nearly always eat outside. During your immersion stay, we can also go to the market together to buy local products for the preparation of meals.
I have 20 years experience in teaching French as a foreign language. I spent almost 18 years in Berlin, Germany where I taught French to German-speaking and international students. Back in France, I continued in-depth discovery and learning of French culture.
LEARN FRENCH LANGUAGE
My teaching method is based on an assessment of your needs at the beginning of the course, and on activities of comprehension and expression. The focus is always on communication and on speaking in French. In small workshops, we can have fun creating and playing with words. I will support you in your progress and adjust the lessons accordingly.
If you have professional needs, we will develop your program together based on specific themes. For my part, I worked as an executive assistant at Sciences Po, Aix-Marseille Universite, in an Engineering School and in a training organization. If you are interested, I can provide more details about these French institutions.
I will be your guide for exploring Aix-en-Provence: the medieval city and its narrow and winding streets, its fountains and its typical and always lively squares, the famous Cours Mirabeau on which you can go shopping or have a drink at the terrace Cafes, the colorful markets, the flower market on Saturday morning on the Town Hall Square, the Calissons Factory and much more!
Aix also offers gardens, such as the Pavillon de Vendome, private mansion houses in the Mazarin district and breathtaking views of the Sainte Victoire Mountain, made famous by the painter Cezanne. The Granet Museum, the Vasarely Foundation, the Atelier Cezanne, the numerous galleries: everything reminds us that Aix is also the City of Art.
Only 20 minutes away from Aix, we are still in the Pays d’Aix, but also in the Luberon Regional Park. I will be pleased to show you Pertuis, its historical center, and its new media library installed in a Carmelite Convent of the 16th century. We will take the car for a few kilometers and discover the landscapes of this valley, crossed by the Durance and bathed in sunshine. We will take the Route des Chateaux du sud-Luberon, the vineyard trail. Between the olive groves and the vineyards, you will be fascinated by the small villages with their imposing ramparts!
The Luberon region and its fabulous landscapes have been shaped by history and by the Mediterranean climate. I look forward to sharing with you the diversity and beauty in nature and the inhabitants of this wonderful part of southern France.