French Courses in Belgium (Spa) for Adults and Professionals
Located in the heart of the European Community, CERAN LINGUA Belgium is nestled in the unspoiled countryside of the Ardennes Forest. A few minutes from Spa, world famous since medieval times for the healing powers of its mineral waters, CERAN LINGUA offers the ideal setting for study with ample opportunities for relaxation during the weekend.
French Courses for Professionals and Adults at CERAN LINGUA in Spa, Belgium
CERAN LINGUA language centers, located in various countries worldwide, provide highly effective residential on-campus full immersion programs for both adults and young learners. The CERAN LINGUA French courses in Belgium are designed for motivated adults and professionals who need to learn a language as quickly and efficiently as possible. The 66 hours per week of complete French language immersion along with a highly personalized approach to French language training and the CERAN LINGUA methodology will ensure that you make the maximum progress in the minimum amount of time!
Every day from 8 am to 10.30 pm you can concentrate on a single objective: progressing, daring to communicate and expressing yourself freely in the target language – Living in the target language. All programs consist of nine French learning activities, each lasting 45 minutes, five days a week. These structured and systematic learning sessions are complemented by a great variety of opportunities for practicing the language during breaks, meals and evening sessions led by our trainers. This approach ensures that you consolidate your knowledge and gain real communication skills that take full account of the cultural dimension of learning a foreign language. All in all, this adds up to at least 35 hours of French lessons per week, reinforced by a further 35 hours of practice supervised by our trainers, learning how to “be” and “do”, in the target language.
The exclusive use of French throughout the day forms CERAN Lingua concept of complete immersion. From breakfast until the end of the evening, and every minute in between, you benefit from the constant support of CERAN Lingua trainers and facilitators.
Genuine immersion means you acquire a foreign language fast. Progress is immediate and quantifiable. Whether you are a total beginner or already at ease in the target language, each stage of the course builds your confidence. So push your knowledge further, faster and with lasting results. The CERAN method helps you to overcome your fears, with a learning system based on listening and dialogue. Just as music cannot be reduced to theory alone, we take an overall view of the target language, with its specific frequencies and unique culture. This is what we offer at CERAN Lingua centers. Speed, results and confidence in your language use.
The Ceran Lingua French Language school is located in the Ardennes Forest, just a few minutes from Spa. The building houses the school as well as the on-site residence. At the center you will find outdoor tennis courts, squash courts and table tennis which are available for your use. Near the center: Golf, mini-golf, mountain biking, kayaking, horse riding, walking and cross-country skiing are available. The CERAN Lingua reception staff will advise you about fees and assist you with reservations.
Why Choose CERAN LINGUA:
AN EFFICIENT CONCEPT : A residential package on our own premises, giving us total control over all practical aspects of your stay and allowing you to concentrate fully on your learning objectives. Complete French immersion, with constant coaching from our trainers, to encourage the practice of what you have learned in real communication situations and to accelerate your progress.
QUALITY GUARANTEE : The CERAN Lingua group guarantees an identical level of quality in all its centers. Our methodology and techniques are constantly being revised and improved by analyzing continuously our clients’ needs and levels of satisfaction. The methodology is applied in all our centers by contracted trainers who are native-speakers and who are subject to continuous quality checks.
MAXIMUM FLEXIBILITY: CERAN Lingua offers a high degree of flexibility, welcoming students of all levels of linguistic competence every week throughout the year. You can choose a group, combination or private program organized into four modules that are specially adapted to your level and needs.
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Ceran Lingua Professional French Courses
Minimum age: 18. Length of lessons: 45 min.
CERAN LINGUA offers Professional French Courses in flexible one-week modules starting every Sunday evening and lasting until Friday afternoon. You may enroll for as many consecutive on-week modules as your schedule permits. The center is open all year-round except for the last week of December and first week of January. You can therefore choose the dates that best fit your schedule. Your objectives and groups may change each week, allowing you to focus on a variety of topics during your stay.
French Group Courses (P) — 45 French lessons per wk. Maximum of 4 students per class. The French Group course includes: 4 mini-group French lessons emphasizing general communication, 2 group lessons of specialized communication training in professional situations (max. of 8 students per class), 1 supervised Multimedia room laboratory period, and 2 supervised individual work lessons with teacher assistance every day from Monday to Friday. It also includes all course materials, on-site accommodations, full board and evening activities.
Combination French Group Courses Plus Private (P1) — 45 French lessons per wk. Maximum of 4 students per class. The Combination French Group Course Plus Private (P1) includes: 4 mini-group French lessons emphasizing general communication, 2 group lessons of specialized communication training in professional situations (max. of 8 students per class), 1 supervised Multimedia room laboratory period, 1 supervised individual work lesson with teacher assistance and 1 private (one-to-one) lesson every day from Monday to Friday. It also includes all course materials, on-site accommodations, full board and evening activities.
Combination French Group Courses Plus Private (P2) — 45 French lessons per wk. Maximum of 4 students per class. The Combination French Group Course Plus Private (P2) includes: 4 mini-group French lessons emphasizing general communication, 2 group lessons of specialized communication training in professional situations (max. of 8 students per class), 1 supervised Multimedia room laboratory period, 1 supervised individual work lesson with teacher assistance and 2 private (one-to-one) lessons every day from Monday to Friday. It also includes all course materials, on-site accommodations, full board and evening activities.
Super Intensive Private French Courses (P6) — 45 French lessons per wk. The Combination French Group Course Plus Private (P6) includes: 6 private French lessons, 1 phonetic training lesson, supervised Multimedia room laboratory period, and 1 supervised individual work lesson with teacher assistance every day from Monday to Friday. It also includes all course materials, on-site accommodations, full board and evening activities.
Ceran Lingua French Courses – Prices 2018 and 2019:
(All programs: NO application fee. A non-refundable USD 100.00 deposit is required at the time of enrollment. Deposit will be subtracted from final program invoice. See Application Procedures.)
|Course Description||One week module|
|French Group Course (P)||$ 3,833.00|
|Combination French Group Course Plus Private (P1)||$ 4,473.00|
|Combination French Group Course Plus Private (P2)||$ 4,999.00|
|Super Intensive Private French Course (P6)||$ 5,975.00|
A Summer Surcharge of USD 189.00 per week applies to all weeks that fall in July or August 2019.
A Belgium room tax of 0.90 Euros per night must be paid locally at check-in.
Starting Dates: Every Sunday (programs end on Friday evening!)
Holidays 2018 and 2019 – The CERAN LINGUA center is open all year round, including public holidays, except for the last week of December and first week of January.
Sample of the Daily Schedule for the P1 Combination Group French Courses: The following schedule will give you an idea of the intensity of the Ceran Lingua Programs.
|8.15- 9.00||breakfast with trainers conducted in French||14.00-15.30||2 specialized group training sessions||19.00-20.00||dinner with trainers conducted in French|
|9.00- 10.30||2 small-group lessons||15.30-16.00||break with trainers conducted in French||20.00-22.00||Socio-cultural activity with a trainer conducted in French|
|16.00-16.45||1 Multimedia laboratory session|
|10.30-11.00||break with trainers conducted in French||16.45-17.30||1 private lesson|
|11.00-12.30||2 small-group lessons||17.30-18.15||1 individual work session with teacher assistance|
|12.30-14.00||lunch with trainers conducted in French||18.15-19.00||free time|
IMPORTANT NOTE: Prices are subject to change due to fluctuating foreign currency rates.
Ceran Lingua Spa – Accommodations
The prices listed in the language course pricing include accommodation in individual rooms in the CERAN Lingua center or, if not available, in a nearby hotel of equivalent category. All of our rooms have air-conditioning and are equipped with a cassette player. All of our rooms have AC and are equipped with a cassette player and a safe. The telephones are equipped with an alarm device for wake up calls and internet access is available through wireless connection. Hair dryers can be provided to the students upon request. All bedrooms have bathroom en suite. Studio accommodations are also available at CERAN Lingua in Avignon. You may upgrade to this option for an additional fee of USD 597 per week.
All meals from Sunday night until Friday evening are included. Teachers join students during meals in order to further increase their exposure to the language.
For those students enrolling in more than one weekly module at a time, weekend accommodations are not included but may be available upon request as a Bed & Breakfast option and subject to availability. Additional cost of weekend accommodations: US 163.00 per night for Standard rooms, USD 283.00 per night for Suites.
Arrival at the Center and Airport Transfers
We recommend that you arrive at the center on Sunday between 5.00 and 7.00 p.m. Airport transfers are not included but can be arranged upon request at additional charge. One-way transfer from Brussels Airport or Brussels South (Midi) Station: 205 Euros, from Liege Guillemins Station: 100 Euros, from Verviers Station: 75 Euros.
Payment for transfer services is done directly at the school upon arrival.
Every evening, we offer a different event. You are invited to take part but only if you wish. The topics can be of different nature: introduce yourself, watch TV news, welcome French guests but also get to know better the French and Provence culture. Every week, local guests will join us to share an evening together.
What former students have to say about this program:
“CERAN is the language-learning centre par excellence, where a language bath leads to the hoped-for results and linguistic self-confidence makes huge steps forward.” Marnix J.
The fact that one can live at the school made things much more natural, just like the sharing of breakfast, lunch and dinners, as well as the coffee-breaks.” Dr. De Tata, San Francisco