French Language Summer Courses
Improve your French for Leaving Cert & Junior cycle
French Residential Summer Courses
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Why choose French summer courses in Ireland?
Immersive Language Learning Experience
Our French Summer Courses in Ireland offer a truly immersive language learning experience. Students get to immerse themselves fully in the French language and culture, surrounded by native speakers, providing an invaluable opportunity to practice in authentic, real-life situations.
Our dedicated team, a blend of native French and Irish French speakers, give the perfect balance. Beyond education, we also prioritize creating an enjoyable environment where students learn and thrive simultaneously, giving them an enriching and rewarding language adventure.
Professional and Experienced Teachers
All our French Summer Courses in Ireland are taught by professional and experienced teachers who are passionate about teaching French language.
Our professional and experienced teachers are comprised of qualified Irish Secondary School teachers or French teachers with a Master’s Degree in teaching French as a foreign language, that work in the education system in Ireland and France. They use a variety of teaching methods to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience.
Prepares Students for Junior Cycle and Leaving Cert French
9 out of 10 students improve their conversational skills, pronunciation and felt more confident about their written and oral exams after our Leaving Cert French Summer Courses.
Studying a French Summer Course in Ireland gives each student the opportunity to focus on improving their grades for continuous assessment exams, the French Junior Cycle and French Leaving Cert. The majority of teenagers that take our French Summer Course’s do not feel the necessity to do French Grinds during the academic year.
Junior Cycle French Summer Courses
Leaving Cert French Summer Courses
After attending our French language courses, 85% of our students improved their overall grade.
Convenient Locations in Ireland
All our French Summer Courses in Ireland take place in carefully selected colleges or boardings schools with spacious grounds and a variety of sporting facilities.
French Courses Clare
2nd - 19th July
French Courses Limerick
1st -17th July
28th July - 10th August (Seniors Only)
French Courses Cork
26th June - 13th July
Junior Cycle French and Leaving Cert French Courses Near Dublin
For those looking to take French courses near Dublin, we offer a convenient bus service that takes students directly to all of our course locations. This makes it easy for students to access the courses they need to prepare for their French Junior Cycle and French Leaving Cert exams. Over 75% of our students come from Dublin every year.
Following the evening assembly, students can look forward to an evening of activities all carried out through the target language.
A selection of these activities is listed below:
Many questions on different trivia themes! May the best team win!
The perfect way of breaking the ice for students on the first week. Students get to know each other by filling out questionnaires in 2 minute slots and trying to make new friends.
Students get a chance to make a short film with their classmates. Films are then shown and compete for an award in the “Festival de Cannes”.
Students looking for hidden treasure throughout the college grounds. However, getting to the gold isn’t that simple as teams, equipped with clues, students must overcome a series of riddles and games to come up trumps!
Run through French, German or Spanish, students get the opportunity to learn well-known Irish dances.
Black Jack, Roulette, 21 and many more all to be enjoyed with our very specially designed ELC currency! With our fake wedding certificates, some students may even take the plunge and get hitched in Vegas!
Series of tournaments and relay races in an atmosphere to mimic the Ancient Olympic Games
Students first watch an horror movie, followed by a spooky tour of the school.
Each class creates a song in the target language and then perform it for their peers.
Students get the chance to put their dancing shoes on and say au revoir / adios / auf wiedersehen to their peers.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
The best experience for students
Our French Summer Courses in Ireland offer a truly immersive language learning experience. They are the best way for students to immerse themselves fully in the French language and culture, while gaining the best preparation for their French Leaving Cert and French Junior Cycle exams.
Studying a French Summer Course in Ireland gives each student the opportunity to focus on improving their grades for continuous assessment exams, the French Junior Cycle and French Leaving Cert. The majority of teenagers that take our French Summer Course’s do not feel the necessity to do French Grinds during the academic year. Most parents are delighted that their teenager are improving their French without the requirement of having to travel abroad where this can cause extra anxiety and stress.
Students are not permitted to use mobile phones and are not permitted to keep a mobile phone either on their person or with their belongings in the dorms.
On the second evening between anytime between 8.00pm and 8.45pm we will allow students to retrieve their mobile phones (if they are brought with them) from the confiscated items to call home to say they are settling in well. Students then hand back their phones to be kept in the office. Mobile phones are also given to students on Saturday between the same time period to arrange the Sunday visits.
To make contact with the course at any other time, you can call the Euro Languages College phone number (provided shortly before course start date). Students can come into the office anytime and call home if needed.
Please note that Euro Languages College accepts no responsibility for the safe keeping of phones if students decide to bring them.
- Writing materials, copybook and a dictionary (optional).
- Duvet, pillows and bed linen.
- Clothes hangers, if desired, as these are quite limited in some colleges.
- Clothes: Comfortable and appropriate clothing should be brought. Students can bring some old clothes for use in the fun filled activity nights (Fancy dress/ Casino Evening etc).
Visiting time is limited to Sunday afternoon between midday and 5.30p.m. If you arrive after midday you can still take your son / daughter out of the college but the return time will still be 5.30pm.
- No student will be permitted to leave the college with other relatives, family friends or parents of friends on the course unless specific written authority to do so has been sent to the course manager by their parents.
- The Parent / Guardian email addresses given will be the only email addresses from which written permission for Sunday visits etc will be accepted.
- Parents and students must leave the college grounds for the full duration of such visits.
- Visitors may not go beyond the reception area of the college while they await the student they are visiting.
The same person who signs a student out must sign the student back in to the college.
Any student who returns to the college under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be liable for immediate expulsion. (see rules).
As the dorm situations in each school can vary, we can not promise all students sharing preferences will be accommodated. We will do our utmost best to ensure all students get to dorm with at least one friend. We kindly ask that all student sharing preferences be put in the Special Request box during the booking process in order to ensure early allocation of rooms and preferences.