Roche School, which accepts children and teenagers for summer, winter holiday courses, is one of the best and most prestigious in the region. Located a little more than 100 km from Paris, it attracts foreign students with with a cozy campus, affordable program prices. Ecole des Roches provides students with high-quality academic preparation. 100% of students achieve a higher level of French proficiency in a 2 to 9-week course.
Highly qualified teachers work at the school with children and teenagers. Each of them is a native speaker with big working experience in teaching international groups. Teachers accompany children at extra-curricular activities, excursions. They are always ready to help in solving any issues.
Short information. Summer vacation courses for teenagers with a standard intensity of training 20 lessons per week.
About the course. The program provides for the distribution of students in groups according to the actual level of French ownership. At school, communication is allowed only in the language of study. Classes take the form of both standard academic lessons and interactive classes. The study days for the program are Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.
Weekly minimum of 4 academic hours is devoted to the development of oral communication skills. Students work in small groups of 6-7 people. Communicative situations are offered by the teacher. In the process of discussing the topic, students study vocabulary and grammar under the control of a native speaker. Lessons in the development of speech ensure the implementation of a communicative method of instruction. Students of summer courses from the first days apply in practice the knowledge gained in the lessons.
In addition, adolescents are given the opportunity to pass a special course of preparation for the TCF test. The program is combined with the main one. Upon completion of training, the student receives the certificate of Ecole des Roches and TCF.
Summer language courses also provide a rich extracurricular program. Students are given the opportunity to play sports, participate in thematic entertainment events. The excursion program provides 7 trips for a three-week course of study. Teens can visit Chambord, Chantilly, Paris, Versailles, Mont-Saint-Michel, Cannes, Rouen, Mansa, Disneyland, etc. At all events students are accompanied by teachers and school representatives.
Students age: 11 to 18 years.
Requirements for enrollment: French at the level from elementary to advanced.
The result of the training: improvement of general language skills, achievement of a higher level of French proficiency, setting / correction Pronunciation, fluency development; Obtaining a certificate with confirmation of the level of language proficiency, written recommendations from the teacher for further self-improvement.
Class size: 15 people.
The length of the lesson is 45 minutes.
Summer program "French + tennis" (12-18 years)
Students are divided into groups according to their level of French. In the group an average of 12 people.
Winter program "French + tennis" (11-18 years)
This program is designed for 4 weeks. Students are divided into groups according to their level of French. In the group with an average of 15 people. The price includes: tuition, full board, excursions, transport; Does not include flight.
Students of summer courses are offered accommodation in residences. Each of them is decorated in the form of a classic Norman house. Totally there are 10 residences for accommodation of students. They are equipped with 2 - 4-bed rooms with private facilities. In each house there are also recreation areas, kitchen, laundry, sports infrastructure and self-studying hall.
Ecole des Roches has a boarding 4-times meal for students of holiday courses. The school canteen serves traditional French and Norman dishes.
The cost of 3 weeks of study with accommodation - 3480 €
Price includes: lessons, full board, excursions, transfers, sports, entertainment.
Extracurricular program is offered to students attending summer courses at the school. It includes in-school activities (discos, shows, competitions, themed meetings, etc.), classes in circles, sports games and competitions, excursions. During trips, students can get acquainted with sights of Verneuil-sur-Awra, other cities of Normandy, Paris.
Classes on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays are held from 9:30 to 17:30 with a lunch break and a mid-morning snack. On non-academic days, students are offered field trips.
In the school there is interactive equipment (boards are installed in each classroom), computers with Internet access, and language equipment. Also in the language school there is a media center. The sports infrastructure is represented by fields, grounds for team games, tennis courts, racecourse, athletic, fitness, gym. In addition, there is a student theater. Most extracurricular entertainment activities take place there.
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