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French in Normandy Gains Green Standard Status

French in Normandy is so proud to have gained certification as a Green Standard School.

We are the only school in France to have our environmental and sustainability policies recognised by this burgeoning and exciting new accreditation scheme.

Green Standard Schools is a not-for-profit association that aims to encourage the adoption of rigorous, new environmental standards across the sector in order to promote environmental sustainability in language teaching institutions.

Many of you will know of our commitment to environmental policies and to working towards a better cleaner and more sustainable model and we fully support this effort. We hope that where we lead other schools will follow helping to make our industry more environmentally friendly and more aware through our actions and curriculum so contributing to a more respectful balance between our business needs and those of the planet.

Prepare to pass your DELF or DALF exam now

French in Normandy’s experienced teachers and accredited curriculum have helped students from around the world achieve their French language goals and obtain their Delf and Dalf certification with confidence.  French in Normandy is pleased to offer an online evening and weekend DALF or DELF exam preparation course tailor made for busy professionals and university students. Obtaining a DELF or DALF certificate will open up opportunities for participants both professionally and academically.

Over the course of 10 weeks, students spend 4 hours/week online with one of our highly trained instructors, targeting their French language skills in a group setting online as well as in one-to-one speaking/oral expression sessions with your teacher. You will improve your overall French and learn exam techniques to ensure you have all the tools you need to pass your French language exam. Your success is our success! With French in Normandy students will be well prepared to pass the exam without stress, like 97%+ of all our students who have taken our tried and trusted DELF and DALF exam preparation courses.

This course will take place online twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursday evenings starting September 8th from 18h-19h30 French time followed by 1 hour Saturday mornings or at another moment that suits you during our opening hours.

The course fee of 570€ per person will provide 40 hours of focused exam preparation over the course of 10 weeks.

If you’re ready for success and want to pass your DELF or DALF exam this year, contact us to enrol today in this online exam preparation course.

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FIN reopens with award for best learning experience France

French in Normandy reopened on July 13th after lockdown in France and as soon as the state of Health Emergency was lifted by the French Government on July 10th.

best learning experience FranceWe were delighted to welcome the first students back to the school and also thrilled to receive the Travel and Hospitality Award for Learning Experience of the Year in France.

It was a real boost to know that everything we do for the students is recognised and appreciated by those that come to the school any by those partners that send students to us.

Since the 13th July we have seen numbers grow and the school is full for this first week in August as people seem to appreciate Rouen as a destination knowing that it will offer an authentic taste of France, some of the best French regional cuisine and a secure and more affordable environment

There is plenty to do in Rouen. This year we play host to the International Impressionist Festival, a bi-annual event, and the exhibition in the Rouen Fine Arts Museum brings back some of the Impressionist masters that were lost to the city’s collection at the beginning of the 20th century. 

Another popular event is the spectacular nightly light show projected onto Cathedral Notre Dame which projects the history of Normandy and the story of Joan of Arc.

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French in Normandy is now offering classes at the school in Rouen at all levels of the CEFR, online classes including specific DELF and DALF exam preparation classes and some hybrid classes as well as innovative webinars and virtual language stays for school groups mixing language lessons and virtual visits of places of interest in Normandy.

For the best learning experience in France, now is the time to learn French in Normandy!

 

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Promotion June – September 2020

French in Normandy is reopening after several challenging months of closure during the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve missed our students and we look forward to welcoming you back to our award-winning school in the heart of Normandy. 

Students starting their course between July 13 – September 30 will receive 3 weeks + 1 week FREE when registering for a General Intensive French course (25 hours / week). School fees must be paid minimum 4 weeks before the start of the course.

Get a quote for your course and register online now.

Be sure to read our new health & safety regulations and temporary cancellation policy.

À bientôt à Rouen!

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Top 10 Virtual Visits in Normandy, France

Your urge to travel is probably even greater now that you can’t go anywhere.

While confined to your home for the greater good, you can still satisfy your curiosity by armchair travelling to Normandy, one of the most popular regions in France. Discover the capital, Rouen, the infamous Normandy beaches, the monuments, the food and the museums of the region with our list of favourite virtual visits.

Delve even deeper into your French desires with an online French language course offered by none other than, French in Normandy!

On y va! Let’s go!

 


#1. Rouen in Motion

A glimpse into the economic and cultural capital of Normandy and home to our school French in Normandy. Rouen is a bustling, historic city of 112,000+ inhabitants, just waiting for your arrival. Roam the streets, explore the treasures of the old town and view the timbered houses with this fabulous time lapse video of Rouen

#2. Dieppe Kite Festival

The Dieppe Kite Festival was established in 1980. This is one of the largest festivals of this kind in the world and every year it gathers thousands on the Alabaster Coast of Normandy. Attendance to the Festival is free. Activities are very diverse, which ensures that everyone will find something according to his / her liking. Some of you might wander around exhibitions, some will attend various workshops or watch kites in action. And if you’re a fan of traditional music, theatre and dancing, you’ll find plenty of entertainment.

#3. D-Day Landing Beaches as never seen before from above

On June 6, 1944 Allied forces landed on Normandy’s beaches in order to launch the larges invasion and liberate the German-occupied French territory. D-Day Landing Beaches include Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, Gold Beach, Juno Beach and Sword Beach. You can get a really good (virtual) look of the D-Day beaches in this video. And once travel resumes, feel free to go there in person. You won’t regret it.

#4. Time lapse: Mont Saint Michel

Mont Saint Michel is Europe’s most unforgettable sights. It is set where Normandy and Brittany meet and its location inspired the imagination of many. This is a video that has toured Mont Saint Michel and the world. If you haven’t seen it  yet or want to relive a day of high tide around the most visited site in Normandy, then check it out.

#5. Chateau de Caen

Built around 1060 by William the Conqueror, what was once the ducal castle of Caen, now is home to the Normandy Museum and Museum of Fine Arts. As of 2004 the town of Caen has gone through some major restoration which finally provided a better view of the 12th century walls, discovered a private cellar and so on.

#6. Rouen: Musée des Beaux Arts

This museum was founded by Napoleon I, back in 1801. The Museum of Fine Arts in Rouen holds some of the most prestigious French collections of paintings, sculptures, objects and drawings. It houses some of the greatest works from Perugino. Veronese, Velazquez, Poussin, Delacroix and many more. This is a place of one of the largest impressionist collection in France.

#7. The Great Eats of Normandy Food Tour

These food tours will take you into a whole new place…into the heart of Normandy. Follow a magnificent trip to Caen and Bayeux with your host and see what type of Norman delicacies can you discover. Take your pick from famous cheeses and dairy products, fresh baked goods, wine and ciders.

#8. Rouen: Notre Dame Cathedral

As the name suggests, this is not the same as the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, but it doesn’t mean that it’s less stunning. The Notre Dame Cathedral in Rouen was established in the 4th century, enlarged in 650 and unfortunately perished during the Viking raids in the 9th century. But the same Vikings and their descendants restored it and further enlarged it in 950. Over the course of history the Rouen Cathedral was severely damaged and restored several times. Some of its paintings were done by Claude Monet, a famous Impressionists. Monet created several paintings picturing the Cathedral in different weather and in different times of the day.

#9. Monet’s house & gardens

If you stop by at Monet’s house in Giverny, you can still see the Japanese bridge in his garden. Furthermore, the weeping willow, which one the subject to some of his most famous pieces, is still there. This house of one of the most famous French Impressionists was fully restored to their original condition from back in the 19th century. Even Monet’s studios are made complete with the reproductions of his most famous paintings.

#10. A weekend at Étretat, a virtual trip

Étretat is a small commune in Normandy. This charming tourist town is best know for its chalk cliffs especially those three natural arches and a formation called L’Aiguille (“Needle” in French). The cliffs have been an inspiration to many artists include Boudin, Courbet and of course…Monet.

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#11. Rouen: French in Normandy

Take a tour of our international award-winning French language school, French in Normandy. Consider taking a DELF online exam preparation course while you keep yourself safe and at home!