Language stays for adults

Boulogne-sur-Mer Langues et Cultures offers language stays for adults including general French courses (levels A1 to C2), a programme of cultural activities and discovery of local and regional heritage, as well as half-board accommodation (3 formulas to choose from).

You can also take advantage of your stay to follow a specific training course (architecture and heritage, literature and writing workshops) or a training course for French teachers.

The location of Boulogne-sur-Mer close to major capitals such as Paris, Brussels or London makes weekend excursions easy.

BMLC offers you a new visit every week, and is at your disposal to help you organize your own trips.

Our teachers are qualified and experienced in the teaching of French as a Foreign Language.

With diverse professional backgrounds, they are at your disposal to meet your expectations. A real exchange takes place between you and often extends beyond the lessons, for example during meals or activities.

Our programmes are based on an active pedagogy, centred on communication and language practice. They follow the objectives of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The groups are small (from 5 to 12 people).

If you wish, you can take advantage of your stay to validate your level of French by taking a DELF or TCF exam. Examination centre, Boulogne-sur-Mer also offers preparation courses to familiarise yourself with the exams.

A team of animators is strongly present outside of classes, in the afternoons and evenings. Its mission is to offer a variety of activities, to ensure a real life at the centre outside of training hours, to encourage contacts and the discovery of the region and its inhabitants.

Activities offered without extra charge:

– Guided tours of the Upper Town: ramparts, belfry, cathedral, crypt…
– Visit of the Castle Museum
– Visit of Nausicaa
– Excursion to the site of the 2 Caps, the great site of France
– Dance evenings or thematic evenings

Example of a week’s language stay for adults at BMLC
On Sunday afternoon from 3:00 pm: welcome by the Director and the animation team 
From Monday to Friday included
20 hours of classesCultural activities and visits
Rather in the morning except on Mondays when classes are held in the afternoonRather in the afternoon
French as a Foreign Language course including :
• oral and written practice, language study (10 hours)
• oral practice (5 hours)
• writing practice (5 hours)
Lectures, guided tours, animations and discovery activities (optional, not mandatory)
The practice of the language is associated with an approach to French culture: overview of French literature illustrated by texts, history of institutions, local history, reflections on French society, intercultural aspect… 
Saturday morning (or Friday afternoon) : departure from the accommodation before 10.00 am