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Biarritz French Courses Institute, Biarritz, France

What we like about the school

  • Biarritz is one of the top destinations our students liked most

Biarritz  

Biarritz French Courses Institute

The language school Biarritz French Courses Institute was founded in Biarritz, France in 2003. The school is located just a 10-minute walk from downtown Biarritz and the beaches, on a small, quiet street.

The school address is: 26 bis avenue Voltaire, 64200 - Biarritz (France).

Accreditations and Quality seals

School Size:

Facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Daily press

  • Movie rental

  • Lounge

  • Garden

  • Copy machine

  • Free coffee

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Free parking

Facilities for disabled students

  • Disabled car park

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Disabled toilet

  • Wheelchair access to reception

  • Adapted for blind students

Classroom equipment

  • TV in some classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

10

Number of public workstations:

5

Prices include

  • Internet access and use of school computers
  • Wireless LAN zone at school
  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • Free airport pickup for all junior courses (both ways)
  • Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • Language level placement test before arrival
  • Paid assistance in finding flats for long-term students at

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students but has to be returned to the school at end of course.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses in summer: 50
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 20
  • Junior courses in summer: 40
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 20

Average age of students

  • in summer: 25 years
  • throughout the year: 35 years

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 6
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 6
  • Junior courses in summer: 6
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 4

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years
  • 13 years for specific Junior courses

Exams offered:

  • BFCI test

French teacher qualifications

  • 100 % hold a university degree
  • 100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

20
20

Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Biarritz-Anglet-Bayonne (BIQ). It takes 10 minutes by foot to school.

Language school closed

In 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01.Jan.2016 - 15.Jan.2016, 28.Mar.2016, 16.May.2016, 14.Jul.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 11.Nov.2016, 26.Dec.2016 - 31.Dec.2016 In 2017 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01.Jan.2017, 17.Apr.2017, 01.May.2017, 08.May.2017, 25.May.2017, 05.Jun.2017, 14.Jul.2017, 15.Aug.2017, 01.Nov.2017, 11.Nov.2017, 25.Dec.2017, 26.Dec.2017

Courses

All prices in € (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 350333 650618 960912 12001140 14401368 16801596 19201824 21602052 25102385 29102765 200190
20 morning group lessons + 6 afternoon group lessons. Beginner dates: 04/04,02/05,06/06,04/07,1/08, 05/09(for the rest of the year every Monday)
Starting dates
Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016
General course schedule
Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:30
Afternoon: 14:00  - 15:30
Required language level
Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 300285 560532 810770 1030979 12501188 14701397 16901606 19101815 22002090 25902461 195186
Beginner dates: 04/04,02/05,06/06,04/07,1/08, 05/09(for the rest of the year every Monday)
Starting dates
Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016
General course schedule
Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:30
Required language level
Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 500475 1000950 15001425 20001900 25002375 30002850 35003325 40003800 50004750 60005700 500475
Starting dates
Every Day .
Required language level
Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 830810 16001560 23102253 30602984 38103715 -- -- -- -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Double room, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner) Price includes 4 organised activities per week, i.e.: sea kayak; surfing; basque games; museum visits; visits to historic monuments; rafting; basque pelote... Price includes
Airport transfer (return trip)
Starting dates
2016: 11.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 25.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 08.Aug.2016, 15.Aug.2016.
General course schedule
Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:30
Required language level
Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 600570 1000950 14201349 18801786 23402223 28002660 32603097 37203534 46404408 55605282 460437
Standard French course + Thalassotherapy 3 afternoons/week devoted to your well-being. A choice of one individual hydrotherapy treatment A relaxation lagoon or underwater jets Access to the fitness area: sauna, heated outdoor seawater pool and various water activities setting of the Hotel **** Sofitel Biarritz Le Miramar.
Starting dates
Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016
General course schedule
Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:30
Required language level
Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 400380 756719 10921038 14001330 17081623 20161916 23242208 26322501 32483086 38643671 308293
Standard course + 8 lessons per week of exam preparation.
Courses every morning and 4 afternoons, Monday to Thursday.
Starting dates
Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016
General course schedule
Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:30
Afternoon: 14:00  - 15:30
Required language level
Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
BOOK online at lowest price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 500475 900855 12501188 16401558 20301929 24202299 28102670 32003040 39803781 47604522 390371
20 French lessons + 5 surfing lessons (1.5 hours each) per week.Beginner dates: 04/04,02/05,06/06,04/07,1/08, 05/09(for the rest of the year every Monday)
Starting dates
Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016
General course schedule
Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:30
Required language level
Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
BOOK online at lowest price »
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € -- 1020969 14701397 19101815 23502233 27902651 32303069 36703487 45504323 54305159 440418
20 French lessons + 3 golf lessons (2 hours each) per week.Beginner dates: 04/04,02/05,06/06,04/07,1/08, 05/09(for the rest of the year every Monday)
Starting dates
Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 18.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016
General course schedule
Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:30
Required language level
Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
BOOK online at lowest price »
Note: All courses offered by Biarritz French Courses Institute can be booked online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just mention the course description in the comment field of the online registration form.
Lesson duration: 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 80.00  €
Individual classes Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 60 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Comments about courses: It is also possible for two people with the same level travelling together to attend Two-to-One lessons.
For group courses, the school reserves the right to reduce the number of lessons if minimum number of students is not reached. Program with 20 group lessons/week will be reduced to 10 private lessons with no additional cost Program with 26 group lessons/week will be reduced to 13 private lessons with no additional cost.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 192 416 640 864 224 95
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
This accommodation option includes airport pickup.
Price extra night:
32 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
19 minutes walking (average reported by our former students)
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Full board (breakfast + lunch + dinner), Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 168 364 560 756 196 95
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
28 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
15 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 0
Maximum age of students: 0
weeks 1 2 3 4 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 168 364 560 756 196 95
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
This accommodation option includes airport pickup.
Price extra night:
28 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
20 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
  • The school can also provide a list of hotels, youth hostels or apartments upon request. Price of homestay accommodation includes return transfer (arrival & departure).
  • Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? no
  • Single room: always

Leisure activities

activity possible distance from school
Dancing 2 km
Diving 1 km
Golf 3 km
Horse riding 3 km
Mountainbiking 30 km
Sailing 20 km
Squash  
Tennis 3 km
Volleyball 3 km
Windsurfing 20 km

Reviews

City
4.8/5.0 
Organisation
3.6/5.0 
Facilities
3.2/5.0 
Social activities
3.4/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language
4.0/5.0 
Value for money
3.9/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family
4.1/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment)
4.0/5.0 
Other
4.2/5.0 
Students liked about Biarritz French Courses Institute, Biarritz
small groups, good teaching method
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
2.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
I really liked the ambiance at school! I made lots of new friends and improved my French. It was unforgettable! I dream of returning!
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
5.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
5.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0/5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: You have to SURF! It `s beautiful! It gives you the feeling of freedom. And it `is very easy to learn in Biarritz!
Other comments: My mother `s home is very nice! It `s called Violet Benros. She cooks very well and my room was clean and clear. It `s pretty far from downtown and the beach, but it takes 10 minutes to get al` ecole. Thank you very much!
Very interactive, helped me become more comfortable with my french.
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
5.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
3.0/5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: Don't be scared to speak french. The locals are very nice and will help you learn.
The family environment and relaxed atmosphere, the teachers' professionalism and the availability, the different age range of students (which also allows a generational confrontation in the debates)
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
3.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
3.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
4.0/5.0
Other
4.0/5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
4.0/5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: The students age ranges from 16 to 50 years old, and the program is therefore suitable for an adult audience: is granted more freedom than a Junior program; the course is profiled as an adults course
Only 3 hours a day.
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Additional information

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