french language trips for school groups

Alpha.b offers tailor made programs for school groups.

According to your wishes, the program includes tailor made French lessons, accommodation, cultural and leisure activities, return transfers, and excursions along the beautiful French Riveria .


Before your arrival you may choose :

  • Duration and exact dates of your stay in Nice

  • The number of French lessons as well as the type of French course

  • An activity program

  • Type of accommodation

  • Transfers (return transfers from the Airport or Nice train station)

The French lessons

French course options:

  • Standard French courses (the students work on oral expression, comprehension, reading and written language practice.)
  • DELF exam preparation courses
  • A-Level exam prepartion courses
  • Leaving Certificate preparation courses
  • Tailor made programs

You chose the number of lessons (1 lesson = 45 min)

The teaching

  • Before your arrival in Nice, you will be in touch with Priscilla, our head of studies who has more than 20 years of experience in teaching French for foreigners. She is the person in charge of fixing the correct program according to your needs. On your arrival Priscilla is at your disposal for all questions relating to your stay and the course.
  • All our French language teachers are experienced in teaching French for young foreigners.
  • During your entire stay, you will be in touch with our French language teachers, who will inform you about the progression of your students learning and the atmosphere in class.
  • On the last day, all students receive a certificate attesting their French language level. If you wish, the students may also undertake a level test to attest their level. All group leaders recieve a report at the end of the stay which contains information about the skills and the activities completed during the lessons as well as all documents used.

The activity program

Before your arrival in Nice you choose the activities you would like to do with your group.

We offer a vast array of activities :

  • Sport activities (kayak, beach volleyball, snorkeling …..)
  • Guided visits (Cannes, Monaco, Antibes……)
  • Cultural activities (food tastings, museums…..)
  • Evening events (Crêpes parties, salsa, bowling…..)

Don’t hesitate to ask us about the different possibilites.

All activities can be accompanied by an alpha.b guide and are held in French.

The accommodation :

Choose the right accommodation for your group:

  • It is possible to be accommodated by French host families . For the students, single, double or triple rooms are available and single rooms for the accompanying teachers.
  • Accommodation is possible in a hotel for students and accompanying teachers, or only for accompanying teachers.
  • Half board or full board (with packed lunch) is an option.

Accommodation with French host families:

  • All our host families are checked and visited regulary by our housing coordinator.
  • Staying with a host family and participating in activities outside of the classroom allows students to learn more about the ‘real French life’.
  • All students are hosted within close proximity.
  • Before your arrival, the parents or the school fix a curfew, which is verified each evening by our host families. In case of infringment, host families will inform the accompanying teachers.

Transfers :

  • On the arrival at the airport or Nice train station, the host families will meet the accompanying teachers and the students. Other than the host family, there is always a staff member of alpha.b to check that everything is going smoothly. (pick up by the host families is guaranteed on weekends between 8 am and 10 pm).
  • The departure transfer back to the airport or to the Nice train station is organized by bus or taxi.

Contact us to receive a quote: anja@alpha-b.fr