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Kaplan Language School in France

Address: 6, quai Jules Courmont 69002 Lyon
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description Kaplan Language School in France

  • Location: Lyon, France
  • Type of education: mixed
  • Working dates: year-round
  • Language of instruction: French.

Kaplan Lyon Language School is an opportunity to study in the City of Light, the historic center of Europe with experienced, qualified professional teachers. This is a multicultural, hospitable city in which everyone will feel cozy and comfortable. Kaplan Lyon students will have the opportunity to learn French in a friendly environment, quickly and efficiently, practicing every day with native speakers in real life situations.

The national composition of the school in Lyon:

  • 26% — Switzerland
  • 12% — Colombia
  • 7% — USA
  • 7% — Italy
  • 6% — Spain.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices at Kaplan Language School in France

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
16+
from 175 € / week

French Courses

  • Duration: 1-48 weeks
  • Required level: any, from A1 to C1
  • Start of classes: every Monday, year-round
  • 20 lessons per week.

A general, universal course will help you speak French quickly – or raise your level if you've studied the language before. Communicative, interactive methods involve every student in the class in the process: teachers constantly arrange debates, discussions and discussions, role-playing games, give team tasks, research, projects. All basic language skills are consistently developed:

  • Reading
  • Speaking: pronunciation, fluency, getting rid of accent, vocabulary expansion
  • Written speech, grammar
  • Listening comprehension

The minimum recommended course is 2 weeks of 20 lessons each; it can be supplemented with other options (for example, individual lessons). Please note that for beginners (A1, Beginners) the minimum course is 2 weeks.

Price (per week in euros, unless otherwise indicated):

1 week

2-3 weeks

4-7 weeks

8-11 weeks

12 weeks

13-23 weeks

24 weeks

25-35 weeks

36 weeks

37+ weeks

225

225

215

195

2220

185

4320

180

6300

175

Annual
16+
from 230 € / week

Intensive French Course

  • Duration: 1-48 weeks
  • Required level: any, from A1 to C1
  • Start of classes: every Monday, year-round.

This course is suitable for those who are ready to pay more attention and effort to study, but also want to see progress faster and more intense. You can choose a convenient option for yourself:

  • Intensive 25: 20 standard group lessons + 5 lessons for the development of oral speech (mini-groups)
  • Premium 30: 20 standard lessons + 5 communicative lessons + 5 writing lessons (mini-groups).

Please note that for beginners (A1, Beginners) the minimum course is 2 weeks.

Price (per week in euros, unless otherwise indicated):

 

1 week

2-3 weeks

4-7 weeks

8-11 weeks

12 weeks

13-23 weeks

24 weeks

25-35 weeks

36 weeks

37+ weeks

25 lessons per week

280

280

270

250

2880

240

5640

235

8280

230

30 lessons per week

340

340

330

310

3600

300

7080

295

10 440

290

Combined French Course

  • Duration: 1-48 weeks
  • Required level: any, from A1 to C1
  • Start of classes: every Monday, year-round.

The program successfully combines universal group lessons aimed at a comprehensive increase in the language level, and individual lessons that can adapt to your individual needs and interests. Kaplan Lyon offers 2 combined course options:

  • Combi 5: 20 group lessons + 5 individual lessons
  • Combi 10: 20 group + 10 individual lessons.

Please note that for beginners (A1, Beginners) the minimum course is 2 weeks.

Price (per week in euros, unless otherwise indicated):

 

1 week

2-3 weeks

4-7 weeks

8-11 weeks

12 weeks

13-23 weeks

24 weeks

25-35 weeks

36 weeks

37+ weeks

Combi 5

630

620

610

590

6960

580

13 800

575

20 520

570

Combi 10

1035

1015

1005

985

11 700

975

23 280

970

34 740

965

Individual French lessons

  • Duration: any
  • Required level: any, from A1 to C1
  • Start of classes: every Monday, year-round.

If you feel that you are "stuck" on a certain topic, want to hone a specific language skill (for example, improve oral speech, expand vocabulary) or you need a thematic course (for example, business French) - individual lessons are able to customize the program exactly as you need. This is the best way to solve your specific educational problems quickly and efficiently.

From 2021, one-to-one classes are available online!

Cost per lesson (45 minutes) when buying a package:

  • 1-4 lessons = 85€
  • 5-9 lessons = 81€
  • 10+ lessons = 79€.
Annual
16+
from 1 490 € / 4 weeks

Preparation for language exams

  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • 30 lessons weekly
  • Required level: from intermediate
  • Start of classes: according to the current dates of the exams.

If you plan to take the DELF/DALF or TCF exams, you need competent, intensive, professional training – and Kaplan Lyon is ready to provide it to you. Experienced teachers will comprehensively tighten knowledge and skills in all key areas of language knowledge, while introducing you to the structure of tests, their features, time management. Students become more confident in themselves and their abilities, cease to be afraid of exams, know how to correctly distribute their time, tighten up their weaknesses.

Price = 1490€/4 weeks (exam fees not included).

Annual
16+
from 1 490 € / 4 weeks

Preparation for language exams

  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • 30 lessons weekly
  • Required level: from intermediate
  • Start of classes: according to the current dates of the exams.

If you plan to take the DELF/DALF or TCF exams, you need competent, intensive, professional training – and Kaplan Lyon is ready to provide it to you. Experienced teachers will comprehensively tighten knowledge and skills in all key areas of language knowledge, while introducing you to the structure of tests, their features, time management. Students become more confident in themselves and their abilities, cease to be afraid of exams, know how to correctly distribute their time, tighten up their weaknesses.

Price = 1490€/4 weeks (exam fees not included).

Annual
16+
from 3 050 € / 12 weeks

Academic Pathway programme

The Pathway program is an ideal option for foreign students (especially from the CIS countries, where schools study not 12-13, but 11 years) to prepare for French and European universities. During the one-year course, students will adapt to a new environment for them - academic, cultural, will actively develop knowledge of a foreign language (which is important - not only household, but also academic), tighten their knowledge in the main subjects and fields of knowledge.

Cost (in euros per course)

Lessons per week

From A1 level = 44 weeks

From A2 level = 36 weeks

From B1 level = 28 weeks

From B2 level = 20 weeks

From level C1 = 12 weeks

20

8490

7790

5810

4450

3050

25

10 690

9010

7130

5330

3490

30

13 090

10 930

8570

6290

3970

Additional contributions:

  • Admission of students with student visas = 550€
  • Visa services = 330€
  • University placement = 550€.

Accommodation, housing and meals

Host family (16+ years)

  • Great opportunity to practice every day with native speakers
  • Rooms for 1-2 people, shared bathrooms and kitchens
  • Meals are available in half board or breakfast.

Residences (18+ years)

  • Modern rooms with excellent renovation and pleasant design
  • Studios with private bathroom
  • Kitchen area: refrigerator, microwave, oven
  • Easy access to public transport: metro, bus, tram, electric trains.

Student Apartment (18+ years)

  • Bedrooms for 1-2 persons
  • Bathroom - optional: personal or shared
  • Only Alpadia students live in the apartment
  • Location in cozy, calm urban areas with good transport accessibility.

Hotels & Hostels (18+ years)

  • Wide choice for every taste and budget
  • Rooms for 1-2 people
  • Private bathrooms
  • Special rates for Alpadia students.

Price (in euros per week, unless otherwise indicated)

Host family

Accommodation type

1 week

2-3 weeks

4-7 weeks

8+ weeks

Extra night

Private room, breakfast

210

200

190

180

35

Private room, half board

260

250

240

230

45

Double room, breakfast

170

160

150

140

30

Double room, half board

220

210

200

190

40

Student Apartments

Accommodation type

1 week

2-3 weeks

4-7 weeks

8+ weeks

Extra night

Private room

300

280

270

260

55

Double room

210

190

180

170

40

Hotels and hostels, private room

Accommodation type

1 week

2-3 weeks

4-7 weeks

8+ weeks

Extra night

2*

350

350

350

350

50

3*

590

590

590

590

90

Residence, personal number:

1 week

2-3 weeks

4-7 weeks

8+ weeks

Extra night

250

200

190

180

55

Please note that during high season (20 June-21 August) all courses (except University Pathway) and accommodation options are subject to a 10% surcharge.

Events at Kaplan Language School in France

In Lyon you will find a lot of exciting and amazing! The city with a 200-year history seems to be created for lovers of walks, delicious food, city tours and outdoor recreation. Head to the central centre Parc de la Tête d'Or or to the suburbs of the Rhone Valley, on foot or by bike – and you will understand why France attracts tourists and immigrants so much!

  • Wine tours with tasting, cheese tastings, bicycle rides, cruises along the Saône River and walks around the Old Town are organized: Museum of Fine Arts, La Croix Rousse, unique Lyon traboules, Institut Lumiere.
  • At the school itself, you can participate in an evening of French cinema, in a culinary master class, in a tournament on board games - this will help to make friends with new people and additionally practice speaking.
  • You can go to the rope park and have a great active rest on a fine day!
  • Outside the city, trips to Paris, Marseille, Montpellier, Avignon, Perourge and other cities and regions of France are arranged.

Advantages

  • Central location
  • Accreditation as an examination center
  • Rich, varied extracurricular program
  • 97% of students are satisfied with Kaplan Lyon's courses.

Equipment at Kaplan Language School in France

The school is conveniently located in the city center in a beautiful historic mansion of the XIX century, the windows of which overlook the Rhone. It is conveniently accessible to the main city square, cafes and restaurants, pedestrian boulevards and shopping streets, less than 5 minutes in a quiet step - and you are already at the metro and bus stations.

For students on campus are prepared:

  • Cafeteria, vending machines
  • Cozy living rooms with upholstered furniture, terraces for outdoor recreation
  • Computer classes
  • Library
  • WiFi access throughout
  • Classes for classes with interactive whiteboards.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Pay attention to public holidays and weekends on which the school is closed:

  • January 1
  • April 2 and 5
  • 8, 13 and 23 May
  • July 14
  • August 15
  • November 1
  • November 11
  • December 25 (beginning of the Christmas holidays).

The price of the courses includes:

  • Teaching
  • Educational materials and textbooks
  • Initial group distribution test (online)
  • Alpadia Brand Certificate at the End
  • Extracurricular program
  • Student Card
  • Accommodation fees
  • Taxes.

Paid additionally and is not included in the price:

  • Registration fee = 75€
  • Courier services, delivery of documents = 80€
  • Medical insurance = 12-18€/week (mandatory for programs from 90 days)
  • Early/late arrival fee = 25€
  • Cleaning in apartments = 40€, in residences = 70€.

Please note that during high season (20 June-21 August) all courses (except University Pathway) and accommodation options are subject to a 10% surcharge.

Transfer (one way): Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport = 115€.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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