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Les Elfes InternationalVerbier, Switzerland

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Price at School 2275CHF
From 2162CHF per week
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What we like about the school
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Learning progress guarantee.
  • Tennis courts.
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Location: Les Elfes International is located in the beautiful Alpine village of Verbier, in Switzerland's Valais canton. Housed in the Swiss alps and primarily a mountain resort for vacation activities and winter sports, Verbier offers a spectacular opportunity for students to further their understanding of language, whilst enjoying the beauty and astonishing surroundings of the Swiss Alps.

School facilities: The facilities of the school are extensive, designed to give students a great experience both academically and socially. These facilities include a cafeteria, library, movie room, games room, lounge area, several sports fields or pitches, an outdoor and an indoor swimming pool and much more. All classrooms are equipped with heating and have ample natural light to create an optimal learning environment.

Course selection: Course selections are available during the peak seasons of Summer and Winter when Verbiers is most attractive to visitors. Designed for Junior students, with three age groups distinguished according to the programmes and activities involved, Les Elfes International offers a unique opportunity for students to embrace the language, whilst creating memorable moments along the way. All courses can be customised to include specific field trips and excursions depending on a student's preferences.

Accommodation: Accommodation in shared facilities along with a full board meal plan is included in the price of each programme, with additional activities and excursions supplementary to the costs.
  • The language school Les Elfes International was founded in Verbier, Switzerland in 1987.
  • Legal name / parent company: Les Elfes Int. SA
  • Tax registration ID: CHE-165.592.753

German Courses

General Language
Junior

Information for all courses offered by Les Elfes International

Comments about courses

Transport by private bus:

  • Geneva to Les Elfes, return ticket: CHF 170.
  • Martigny to Les Elfes, return ticket: CHF 80.
  • Transfer on dates Other than arrival and departures dates, one way: CHF 150.
Lesson duration
50 minutes
School's administrative fee
150.00 CHF
Course material
Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 100 CHF. 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.
Days without class
In 2024 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan 2024, 07 Apr 2024, 18 May 2024, 01 Aug 2024, 25 Dec 2024.
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place at the school on the first day of the course.

Lessons needed per German language level

Level (CEFR) LESSONS needed per level WEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1 Beginner A1 to A2 100 5
A2 Elementary A2 to B1 200 10
B1 Intermediate B1 to B2 225 11.25
B2 Higher Intermediate B2 to C1 250 12.5
C1 Advanced C1 to C2 275 13.75
C2 Proficiency
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Free access to swimming pool
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED For junior courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • INCLUDED Learning progress guarantee
Note: All courses offered by Les Elfes International, Verbier can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net at a lower price than what you pay when booking directly at the school or at the school's website. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

Photos

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  • Class in action
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  • Art at Les Elfes International
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  • Smiles in the snow
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Les Elfes International

Accreditations and Quality seals
Preferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalECIS, NCA, MAIS, NESA, EARCOS, AISA, BSME
German teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Written and oral level test is performed. Students should arrive at 8:30
Student gender mix
50% male / 50% female
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Bank Transfer - logo

General school facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Movie room

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Garden

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Printer for student use

  • Billiards

  • Volleyball court

  • Basketball court

  • Soccer field / football pitch

  • Tennis courts

  • Table tennis

  • Table soccer / football

  • Outdoor swimming pool

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Non-smoking (all indoor areas, but not all outdoor areas of school)

  • Non-smoking (all indoor and all outdoor areas of school)

  • Laundry (paid)

  • Classroom equipment

    • Air conditioning in some classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 4
    Number of public PC workstations: 1
    Paid parking (<500m)

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
Adult courses - In summer: 1
Adult courses - Throughout the year: 1
Junior courses - In summer: 120
Junior courses - Throughout the year: 120
Minimum age of students
6 years for specific Junior courses
Average age of students
In summer: 15 years
Throughout the year: 15 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Visa Documents

Nationals from Kuwait require a visa to enter and study in Switzerland.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
No
Express shipment fee (via courier)
180 CHF
Free shipment via regular mail
Yes
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Basketball-
Cooking-
Football (soccer)-
Golf2 km
Horse riding0.5 km
Mountainbiking-
Music-
Sailing20 km
Skiing0.5 km
Squash0.5 km
Swimming0.5 km
Tennis0.5 km
Volleyball-
Yoga0.5 km

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Junior - Free activities

More than 40 outdoor activities are part of Les Elfes summer camp program
Videos about leisure activities at Les Elfes International Verbier
Leisure programme for juniors (sample):
 Schedule of activities - juniors (PDF)
Schedule of activities - juniors (PDF)

Map  

Rue du Centre Sportif, 20 - 1936 Verbier
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FAQ about Les Elfes International, Verbier

  • German courses at Les Elfes International start at 2219 CHF for Conversational Language Course - Winter Camp course with 8 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Les Elfes International varies from 7 students (Conversational Language Course - Summer Camp) to 7 students (Conversational Language Course - Summer Camp)
  • 100% of teachers at Les Elfes International hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Les Elfes International comes from Brazil with a 15% representation, followed by students from USA (15%) and Saudi Arabia (14%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Les Elfes International offers courses from 6 years to 17. Average age is 15 during the summer and 15 for the rest of the year.

Brochures

Les Elfes International brochure.
Les Elfes International brochure.
General Brochure 2023
General Brochure 2023
Winter Camp Dates and Prices 2024
Winter Camp Dates and Prices 2024
Summer Camp Dates and Prices 2024
Summer Camp Dates and Prices 2024
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