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Program & Admission Information - Monte Carlo, Monaco  



To service the needs of the various students, each program is personalized to the needs of the group or individual student. This approach is highly successful due to the teaching staffs extensive experience in evaluating the specific requirements of each student, and their knowledge of the different pedagogical methods.

An impressive array of teaching material has been assembled by the teaching staff, and used exclusively in their programs. This material includes:

  • Exercises and Cartoons for all levels
  • Cassettes
  • Newspaper Articles
  • Literary Texts

Group Program Group 15 hours per week. Classes take place in groups of 3 to 6 students per class for 3 hours daily. The small group setting ensures that teacher's are sensitive to the individual student's needs. Students are given an initial oral assessment test, and placed in an appropriate group so that more effective learning can be promoted. Active participation is encouraged and helps all students to speak by reflex without translating or thinking deeply beforehand. The friendly, relaxed atmosphere gives students confidence when speaking and understanding.

Tutor Program 10 hours per week. The Tutor program is a one-on-one course for full immersion in the French language. Classes are held 2 hours per day, Monday through Friday.


Admissions & Academic Credit

Students age 16 years and older are welcomed regardless of educational background, occupation or nationality. No previous knowledge of French is required except where otherwise indicated.

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

For general information on academic credit, please click here.


Certificates & Exams

Preparation for the following exams is available and is at additional cost:
1. Le Certificat Pratique de Francais Commercial et Economique in tourism, secretarial skills, trade, etc.

2. DELF (Diplôme d'Etudes en Langue Française - Diploma of studies in the French language), awarded by the French Ministry of Education.


The contents of the exams are a written exam based on linguistic knowledge applied to business affairs and the economy, and a comprehension exam. Also, the student must compose a letter or advertisement related to business affairs, and translate a short text into French from the students native language.

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