Reviews of International House, Nice, France

Total No. of Reviews: 46
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International House, Nice, France
4.1/5.0 
(46 reviews)
City 4.3/5.0 
Organisation 4.0/5.0 
Facilities 3.1/5.0 
Social activities 3.1/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.2/5.0 
Value for money 3.6/5.0 
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Host family 4.1/5.0 
Shared Flat 4.2/5.0 
other 3.7/5.0 
Individual Reviews
9. Jun. 2015
1. (72 years)  - 
1. GR 20 - Intensive course - 2 weeks

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9. Jun. 2015
2. (67 years)  - 
2. GR 20 - Intensive course - 2 weeks

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1. Jun. 2015
3. Liselotte (74 years)  - 
3. GR 20 - Intensive course - 2 weeks

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6. Oct. 2014
4. (71 years)  -  United States
4. GR 20 - Intensive course - 2 weeks

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11. Sep. 2013
5. (14 years)  - 
5. RES 20 - Teen Summer Package (12-16 years) - 3 weeks

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Most of all I liked the fact that the classes were interesting, exciting, and just right for my level. I developed my French with great success!
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Listen to everything you say in class, and everything will go well.
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I really liked the organization of our free time, and I want to say thank you to my host family. Everything was great!
21. Apr. 2013
6. (44 years)  - 
6. GR 20 - Intensive course - 4 weeks

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The teachers, they are really good.
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They change the teachers every week and sometimes, the classes take place in another school.
17. Sep. 2011
7. (28 years)  - 
7. GR 26 - Extra-intensive Course - 2 weeks

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theatre in the classroom
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the daily meetings
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more organized excursions by the school; more discipline in class is required
12. Aug. 2011
8. (20 years)  - 
8. GR 26 - Extra-intensive Course - 3 weeks

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The staff was incredibly friendly and made me feel very welcome.
9. Aug. 2011
9. (25 years)  -  Russian Federation
9. GR 20 - Intensive course - 2 weeks

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studying process and the group + international spirit
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no. everything was simple although it is better to give the handouts of classes and schedule when classes take place
5. Jul. 2011
10. (59 years)  -  United States
10. GR 20 - Intensive course - 2 weeks

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The instructors are excellent.
9. Nov. 2010
11. (35 years)  - 
11. GR 26 - Extra-intensive Course - 1 week

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The family environment, which is at the same time well organized and effective.
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that it's worth it.
6. Oct. 2010
12. (61 years)  -  United Kingdom
12. GR 20 - Intensive course - 1 week

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Excellent teacher, I can't praise them highly enough.
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I wish I could have stayed longer!!!
1. Sep. 2010
13. Marcella (54 years)  - 
13. GR 26 - Extra-intensive Course - 3 weeks

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24. Aug. 2010
14. Yuliya (22 years)  -  Belarus
14. DEL 26 - DELF A1, A2, B1 Preparation Course - 2 weeks

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31. Oct. 2009
15. (64 years)  -  United States
15. GR 20 - Intensive course - 2 weeks

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The teachers are absolutely outstanding.
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My host family (Madame Huibert) was out of a fairy tale- a fairy God mother. I can't wait to go back!!!!!!
1. Oct. 2009
16. (22 years)  - 
16. GR 20 - Intensive course - 3 weeks

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That you are in class with less than 10 students
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Take a picture of you in order to ask for a student card to the school, you will have a 50% discount in the Oceanographic of Monaco
Other comments
The lessons are 2.30 hours per day if you pay for a standard course (20hours/week) so it's not enough if you want to learn more
7. Sep. 2009
17. (19 years)  - 
17. GR 20 - Intensive course - 2 weeks

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the teacher was really nice and we had exciting lessons
30. Jan. 2009
18. (41 years)  -  Germany
18. GR 20 - Intensive course - 2 weeks

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Central location, 5 minute walk to beach/old town/bus station
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Use the excellent local bus services to get out of town a bit
25. Nov. 2008
19. (40 years)  - 
19. GR 26 - Extra-intensive Course - 1 week

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2 Star Hotel
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15. Nov. 2008
20. (49 years)  - 
20. GR 20 - Intensive course - 3 weeks

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teaching method and the friendschip between teachers and students
15. Nov. 2007
21. (42 years)  - 
21. CO 30 - Combination Course - 4 weeks

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The teachers and the topics studied in the particular classes.
15. Sep. 2007
22. Veronica (23 years)  - 
22. GR 20 - Standard course - 2 weeks

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9. May. 2007
23. Johannes (47 years)  - 
23. GR 20 - Standard course - 2 weeks

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Le Quartier Cimiez et les offres culturelles
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The city enter was loud, dirty and nerve-wracking because of roadworks, which continue at least the rest of the year.
13. Feb. 2007
24. (45 years)  - 
24. Intensive General French - 2 weeks

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good education
2. Sep. 2006
25. Fowler (21 years)  -  United Kingdom
25. Intensive General French - 2 weeks

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Get involved in the night life
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Not all classrooms were air conditioned equipped, that was a small problem
27. Jul. 2006
26. (29 years)  -  United Kingdom
26. Intensive General French - 1 week

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Great Location! Very organized and with classes suiting all different levels
21. Jul. 2006
27. (31 years)  - 
27. Intensive General French - 4 weeks

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To know people from all over the world
8. Feb. 2006
28.  -  Usa
28. Intensive General French - 3 weeks

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Insider tips about what future students should not miss
request for Jean Christophe, he is the best teacher there
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The library has some lacks. More computer would have been needed in the main social room. Also the social activities are quite horrible and poorly orchestrated. But aside from that, the teachers and the staff are extremely friendly and welcoming. I would suggest to take the afternoon classes since they are the most beneficial for those who are seriously interested in improving their French. If you are unhappy wiht your host family, I would suggest putting in a request for a change as soon as possible. Mine was not very pleasant but most of the students I spoke with had very nice families.
19. Dec. 2005
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29. Intensive General French - 2 weeks

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The school is situated right in the center of Nice.
7. Oct. 2005
30.  -  British Columbia, Canada
30. Intensive General French - 1 week

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26. Sep. 2005
31.  -  British Columbia, Canada
31. Intensive General French - 1 week

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I like the small classroom sizes because it felt more personal.
29. Aug. 2005
32. Anonymous (19 years)  - 
32. General

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25. Aug. 2005
33. (20 years)  -  Estonia
33. General

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3. Aug. 2005
34. Anonymous (30 years)  - 
34. One-to-One

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20. May. 2005
35. Mark (28 years)  - 
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15. Apr. 2005
36. Anonymous  - 
36. General

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18. Oct. 2004
37. Andreas (36 years)  - 
37. One-to-One

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International House is a school with high quality teachers. my own progress in learning french was very fast. The quality of equipments and facilities isn't very high (no personal computers in the classrooms)
22. Sep. 2004
38. Anonymous (20 years)  - 
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15. Jul. 2004
39. (31 years)  -  Kenya Resident, Usa Citizen
39. General

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Truly enjoyed the teaching and I met my language goals of speaking more fluently
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
If you are traveling by bus to school (and it is easy to do) get a bus pass from the SunBoutiaues. It is easy and much cheaper.
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It had a truly international population for students and the teachers were very competent and encouraging while using humor to set us at ease.
23. Mar. 2004
40. (33 years)  -  Netherlands

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The teachers.
23. Oct. 2003
41. Dorothee (28 years)  -  Deutschland
41. General

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15. Sep. 2003
42. (19 years)  - 
42. General

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15. Sep. 2003
43. (19 years)  - 
43. General

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12. Sep. 2003
44. Lawal (27 years)  -  England
44. General

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Visit Antibes!
10. Sep. 2003
45. (35 years)  -  Germany
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The courses were very "personal" with a lot of conversation. The teachers had many ideas, like a class about wine with a tasting, or watching a film and speaking about it.
22. Jun. 2003
46. (77 years)  -  D
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