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FRENCH FOR ENGINEERS PROGRAM

THE PROGRAM

THE PROGRAM

Although there are many cultural aspects integrated into this course, the emphasis is based on a solid language training for people studying or working in the field of Engineering and Computer Science. Course attendance and serious study is mandatory.

Our courses are usually held at EPF and ESTP Paris campuses but due to Covid-19 outbreak, this summer intensive course will be available from home. So get comfy and enjoy this virtual experience!

The program is divided into 3 parts

  • The first and largest part is devoted to improving French language skills.
  • The second part of the program introduces the participant to the French approach to engineering and technical vocabulary.
  • The third one is an introduction to France and includes brief lessons on intercultural issues, France's past and present, and the French Education System.

Our courses are in line with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.


THE ACADEMIC PROGRAM

Two courses will be held:

  • Winter course from February to May 2020 (Custom-made courses).
  • Summer course from July to September, 2021.
  • Summer online course 2020  from July 20th to August 28, 2020. It is possible to attend for a period of 4 or 6 weeks depending on the level.

 

FRENCH LANGUAGE SUMMER PROGRAM - INTENSIVE ONLINE COURSE

Our intensive online summer courses are highly recommended for students in scientific and technical disciplines: engineering, computer science, chemistry, architecture, mathematics etc.

The program is also open to any students, individuals and teaching staff who are interested in improving their French language skills.

 

SCHEDULE & RATES

 

GROUP LEVELS

Beginners (A1) and Elementary (A2) students

Intermediate (B1) and Upper Intermediate (B2) students

COURSE DATES

July 20 – August 28, 2020

July 27 – August 21, 2020

COURSE LENGTH

6 weeks

4 weeks

HOURS PER WEEK

15 hours

15 hours

ECTS CREDITS

1 ECTS credit per week

1 ECTS credit per week

COURSE FEES

1470 €

980 €

REGISTRATION FEES

50 €

100 €

 

If you are interested in joining our French Language ONLINE COURSE 2020, please fill in the registration online at the following link: https://papei.estp.fr/insc/epf_accueil.php

Students can enroll for 4 weeks or 6 weeks, depending on their level.

Payments are due 3 weeks prior to arrival.

 

COURSE DETAILS

The program consists of a 15-hour online course per week (from Monday to Friday).

We offer several group levels from Beginner (A1) to Upper Intermediate (B2) levels, in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).

All groups are designed to cover all the areas needed to achieve a greater fluency in a short period of time with a small number of students.

 

Core French language

Phonetics, Grammar, Vocabulary, Introduction to French culture

Specific French language

Lessons focused on scientific and mathematic subjects

We offer synchronous and asynchronous distance learning modes combining:
 

  • Active learning techniques that encourage collaboration and student-teacher interactivity
  • Personalized teaching with tutoring sessions
  • Self-paced lessons and assignments that provide more flexibility and convenience for our students all over the world
  • Unlimited access to our distance learning platform and digital communication tools.

 

LANGUAGE TEST

All our students are evaluated before the program starts. They take a placement test in order to determine their level in French and join the most appropriate group level.

We guarantee a rapid progress of each student with regular assessment in class throughout the program. At the end, students take a final test in order to certify their improvement.

 

TEACHING STAFF

All language professors have a French teaching certification and a college degree. They have a solid experience in online teaching to international students.

Scientific subjects are taught by qualified college professors and professionals dedicated to providing technical and specialized vocabulary and knowledge to students who are keen to follow an engineering or scientific curriculum in France.

Our professors rely on various digital educational tools which enable them to deliver suitable academic on-line contents and have a digital record of what students achieved during the course.

Students can access common digital communication tools and platform, which create a virtual classroom environment.

 

CERTIFICATE & ACADEMIC CREDITS

Attendance is very important in the French school system. We only deliver ECTS credits to students who follow the whole program.

Academic transcripts and certificates are issued at the end of the program.