Workshops: Trip to France Preparation — In English & French

Beginner A1, Advanced Beginner A2

Fri, from 5:30-7pm
April 10 & April 17

Prepare for your next trip to France with these workshops in English and French that focus on useful French language and culture tips!

$50 per workshop
Led by Thierry Bidault

  • Fri, April 10, from 5:30-7pm: Six Regions to Visit

    This workshop in English is intended to help you in preparing your next trip and choosing a region. It covers six regions outside Paris that deserve to be visited.

    • The « Ile de France » region, around Paris, including 6 superb castles, 2 cathedrals, 2 museums, and several locations you probably don’t know (yet)
    • The Champagne region including the cities of wine Reims and Epernay, and the middle-age city of Troyes
    • The Alsace region including Strasbourg, the Route des vins, Colmar and the Rhine River
    • The Normandy region with Monet’s house in Giverny, the impressionist harbor of Honfleur, Bayeux and Queen Matilda’s Tapestry, Caen and William the Conqueror’s castle, the Invasion Beaches, and the Mont Saint Michel
    • The Loire Valley region including the « royal » city Blois, 7 of the most superb castles such as Amboise, Chambord, Chenonceau, Ussé, Villandry, and the last residence of Leonardo Da Vinci
    • The Provence and Riviera including the Roman cities of Arles and Nîmes, the Pont du Gard, Avignon, Marseille and the If Island, the Porquerolles Island, the Camargue area and Monaco.
  • Fri, April 17, from 5:30-7pm: French expressions and vocabulary for a trip

    This workshop in both English and French is intended to help you in visiting France comfortably.

    You will learn every day French expressions and/or vocabulary you could need, and discover uses and tricky facts. It includes tips for shopping, driving, ordering food, using transportation systems, safety, etc., and for avoiding basic problems.