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Program & Admission Information - Paris, France  


 

Programs

 

Summer

French Language and Civilisation Course

Group classes for 20 hours per week + conferences**

4 weeks: dates July 5 to 30 or August 2 to 27, 2010
6 weeks: dates July 5 to August 13, 2010.
8 weeks: dates July 5 to August 27, 2010

* Diploma prepared: Diplomas or certificates awarded.

***Level: beginner - elementary - intermediate - advanced - superior.

**Civilization lectures - language classes - phonetics in the language lab.

Program Descriptions:

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And the lectures on various aspects of French civilization.
* The lectures last 1 or 2 hours
* The lectures are held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3pm to 6pm.
* The subjects covered are different from one lecture to the next.

French Intensive Summer Session

Group classes for 25 hours per week. Language classes - phonetics in the language lab

4 weeks: dates July 5 to 30 or August 2 to 27, 2010
6 weeks: dates July 5 to August 13, 2010.
8 weeks: dates July 5 to August 27, 2010

Diploma prepared: Diplomas or certificates awarded.

*** Level: beginner - elementary


Program Descriptions:

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And the lectures on various aspects of French civilization.
* The lectures last 1 or 2 hours
* The lectures are held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3pm to 6pm.
* The subjects covered are different from one lecture to the next.

 

Semester

Spring & Fall French Semester

Group classes for 20 hours per week + conferences**
The course includes civilization lectures - language classes - phonetics in the language lab.

* Spring: February 11 to May 31, 2010
* Fall: October 6 2010 to January 21, 2011

Diploma prepared: Diplomas or certificates awarded.

*** Level: beginner - elementary - intermediate - advanced - superior.

Visa: student (non-EU and more than 90 days)
civilization lectures - language classes - phonetics in the language lab.



Program Descriptions:

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Organization:

* The lectures last 2 hours
* The lectures are held throughout the session
* The subjects covered are different from one session to the next

Assessment of prior knowledge:

* Optional final exam

An adapted pedagogy:

* For the advanced level, the lecturers are eminent specialists of the subject
* For the intermediate level, the lecturers are specialists of the chosen subject with a broad experience of teaching non-French speakers
* For the elementary and intermediate levels, the lecturers use various visual, video and audio materials

Our advice: plan to be available a week before the start of the course for registration and placement tests.

French Spring Short Session - 8 weeks:


Dates: 19 February to 16 April 2010

Diploma prepared: Diplomas or certificates awarded

Course of Group 15 hrs a week of practical courses + phonetics. All Levels: beginner - elementary - intermediate - advanced - superior.

Program Descriptions:

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The advantages of this course: 2-month session, intended for students looking for intensive French courses of a duration inferior to three months, which do not require a visa.

Comments: A cultural program (lectures- visits) is offered as an option (at a special rate) for students who wish to extend their stay over the Easter holidays (more information is available at the registration office).

Our advice: plan to be available a week before the start of the course for registration and placement tests.

Autumn Session French-language and civilisation courses

Dates: 7 September to 8 December 2010

Group classes for 15 hours per week + conferences**
The course includes Civilization lectures - language classes - phonetics in the language lab

Diploma prepared: Diplomas or certificates awarded

*** Level: beginner - elementary - intermediate - advanced - superior.



Program Descriptions:

please click here.

Organization:

* The lectures last 2 hours
* The lectures are held throughout the session
* The subjects covered are different from one session to the next

Assessment of prior knowledge:

* Optional final exam

An adapted pedagogy:

* For the advanced level, the lecturers are eminent specialists of the subject
* For the intermediate level, the lecturers are specialists of the chosen subject with a broad experience of teaching non-French speakers
* For the elementary and intermediate levels, the lecturers use various visual, video and audio materials

Please note that the advantages of this course: the Autumn session offers the advantage of allowing students who so wish to resume their studies in their home country as early as January and the student does not need a visa to enter France.

Our advice: plan to be available a week before the start of the course for registration and placement tests.

Spring & Fall Intensive French Semester

Group classes for 29 hours per week + conferences**
The course includes civilization lectures - language classes - phonetics in the language lab.

* Spring: February 11 to May 31, 2010
* Fall October 6 2010 to January 21, 2011

Diploma prepared: Diplomas or certificates awarded.

*** Level: intermediate - advanced - superior

Visa: student (non-EU and more than 90 days)
civilization lectures - language classes - phonetics in the language lab.



Program Descriptions:

please click here.

Organization:

* The lectures last 2 hours
* The lectures are held throughout the session
* The subjects covered are different from one session to the next

Assessment of prior knowledge:

* Optional final exam

An adapted pedagogy:

* For the advanced level, the lecturers are eminent specialists of the subject
* For the intermediate level, the lecturers are specialists of the chosen subject with a broad experience of teaching non-French speakers
* For the elementary and intermediate levels, the lecturers use various visual, video and audio materials

Our advice: plan to be available a week before the start of the course for registration and placement tests.

Spring & Fall French & Business Semester

Group classes for 20 hours per week + conferences**
The students will be learning French (grammar, verb conjugation, spelling, vocabulary, approach to literary texts, written and spoken expression) and Business French (composition of business documents, study of economics articles...)

The course includes civilization lectures & phonetics in the language lab.

* Spring: February 11 to May 31, 2010
* Fall: October 6 2010 to January 21, 2011

Diploma prepared: French Diplomas or certificates awarded and Diplomas awarded by the Paris Chamber of Commerce.

*** Level: intermediate - advanced - superior

Visa: student (non-EU and more than 90 days)
civilization lectures - language classes - phonetics in the language lab.



Program Descriptions:

please click here.

Organization:

* The lectures last 2 hours
* The lectures are held throughout the session
* The subjects covered are different from one session to the next

Assessment of prior knowledge:

* Optional final exam

An adapted pedagogy:

* For the advanced level, the lecturers are eminent specialists of the subject
* For the intermediate level, the lecturers are specialists of the chosen subject with a broad experience of teaching non-French speakers
* For the elementary and intermediate levels, the lecturers use various visual, video and audio materials

The advantages of this course: these courses prepare students for both the Sorbonne's Certificat de langue franšaise (French language certificate) and one of the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry's diplomas

Our advice: plan to be available a week before the start of the course for registration and placement tests.

 

Admissions & Academic Credit

Students aged 18 years or older (regardless of educational background, occupation or nationality) are accepted. No previous knowledge of French is required, except where otherwise indicated.

Students desiring credit for their study at The Sorbonne University should contact their home school or request the NRCSA Credit Fact Sheet. Generally, U.S. schools consider 15 hours of study to be equal to 1 semester credit.

For more information about academic credit in French speaking countries, please click here.
For general information on academic credit, please click here.


 

Certificates & Exams

Sorbonne offers the following preparation courses and exams at additional cost:

1."Certificat de Langue Franšaise" for Intermediate and Advanced levels.

2."Certificat de Langue Franšaise" for Beginner level.

3."Certificat de Langue et Civilisation Franšaises" For All levels.

4."Diplome de Langue Franšaise et Culture Franšaises" for Intermediate and Advanced levels.

5."Certificat Pratique de Franšais Commercial et Economique". Awarded by the Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Paris - CCIP.

From Monday to Friday, this course offers:

* language classes (3 hours from 4 to 7 pm) that allow students to progress in learning French (grammar, verb conjugation, spelling, vocabulary, approach to literary texts, written and spoken expression),

* phonetics classes (1 hour a day for 6 weeks) that allow students to improve their pronunciation and also their comprehension and expression skills.

 
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