Reviews of International House, Nice, France

Total No. of Reviews: 50
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International House, Nice, France
4.1/5.0 
(50 reviews)
City 4.3/5.0 
Organisation 3.9/5.0 
Facilities 3.2/5.0 
Social activities 3.2/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.3/5.0 
Value for money 3.7/5.0 
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Host family 4.1/5.0 
Shared Flat 4.1/5.0 
other 3.8/5.0 
Individual Reviews
17. Aug. 2015
1. (23 years)  -  Denmark
1. GR 26 - Intensive course - 2 weeks

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5. Aug. 2015
2. (19 years)  - 
2. DEL 26 - DELF A1, A2, B1 Preparation Course - 3 weeks

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To book a programme for more than 3 weeks
4. Aug. 2015
3. (39 years)  - 
3. GR 26 - Extra-intensive Course - 1 week

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27. Jul. 2015
4. (12 years)  - 
4. TEEN 20 - Summer course (12-16 years) - 2 weeks

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The teachers (their competence, friendliness), an individual approach to the students by the management and the teachers. A good level of teaching.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Don't be shy to express your requests and wishes to the staff. Try to practice your speaking skills as much as you can. Choose accommodation close to the school.
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The course duration should be not less than 2 weeks, the first week is mainly to adapt and determine the optimal level. I would implement the mandatory homework. In general, I liked everything very much!
9. Jun. 2015
5. (72 years)  - 
5. GR 20 - Intensive course - 2 weeks

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9. Jun. 2015
6. (67 years)  - 
6. GR 20 - Intensive course - 2 weeks

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

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6. Oct. 2014
8. (71 years)  -  United States
8. GR 20 - Intensive course - 2 weeks

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11. Sep. 2013
9. (14 years)  - 
9. 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.
Other comments
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
10. (44 years)  - 
10. 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
11. (28 years)  - 
11. 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
12. (20 years)  - 
12. 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
13. (25 years)  -  Russian Federation
13. 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
14. (59 years)  -  United States
14. GR 20 - Intensive course - 2 weeks

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The instructors are excellent.
9. Nov. 2010
15. (35 years)  - 
15. GR 26 - Extra-intensive Course - 1 week

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The family environment, which is at the same time well organized and effective.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
that it's worth it.
6. Oct. 2010
16. (61 years)  -  United Kingdom
16. 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
17. Marcella (54 years)  - 
17. GR 26 - Extra-intensive Course - 3 weeks

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

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31. Oct. 2009
19. (64 years)  -  United States
19. 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
20. (22 years)  - 
20. 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
21. (19 years)  - 
21. GR 20 - Intensive course - 2 weeks

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the teacher was really nice and we had exciting lessons
30. Jan. 2009
22. (41 years)  -  Germany
22. 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
23. (40 years)  - 
23. GR 26 - Extra-intensive Course - 1 week

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2 Star Hotel
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15. Nov. 2008
24. (49 years)  - 
24. GR 20 - Intensive course - 3 weeks

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teaching method and the friendschip between teachers and students
15. Nov. 2007
25. (42 years)  - 
25. CO 30 - Combination Course - 4 weeks

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

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9. May. 2007
27. Johannes (47 years)  - 
27. 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
28. (45 years)  - 
28. Intensive General French - 2 weeks

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good education
2. Sep. 2006
29. Fowler (21 years)  -  United Kingdom
29. 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
30. (29 years)  -  United Kingdom
30. Intensive General French - 1 week

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

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

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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
33.  - 
33. Intensive General French - 2 weeks

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

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

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

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25. Aug. 2005
37. (20 years)  -  Estonia
37. General

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

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20. May. 2005
39. Mark (28 years)  - 
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15. Apr. 2005
40. Anonymous  - 
40. General

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18. Oct. 2004
41. Andreas (36 years)  - 
41. 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
42. Anonymous (20 years)  - 
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15. Jul. 2004
43. (31 years)  -  Kenya Resident, Usa Citizen
43. 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
44. (33 years)  -  Netherlands

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The teachers.
23. Oct. 2003
45. Dorothee (28 years)  -  Deutschland
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15. Sep. 2003
46. (19 years)  - 
46. General

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15. Sep. 2003
47. (19 years)  - 
47. General

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12. Sep. 2003
48. Lawal (27 years)  -  England
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Visit Antibes!
10. Sep. 2003
49. (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
50. (77 years)  -  D
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