French language course + host family stay for students and adults


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French language courses + a host family stay

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Age :

18 ans +

Location : LYON

You will stay in the heart of France’s second most important region: Lyon, 1.5 million inhabitants. The Lyon metropolis, located at the confluence of the two rivers Rhône and Saône, is registered as a World Heritage site by UNESCO thanks to its exceptional cultural and architectural assets. Ski resorts in the Alps, Paris and Provence Côte d’Azur are only two hours away.

Place des Terreaux – Lyon

Accommodation :

Staying with a family, you will have a single room in a family (Breakfast and dinner included).

On the weekend you will be with your host family. The families in Lyon are very carefully selected for their hospitality. CIVEL visits and checks out each family’s accommodation.

The host families are chosen for their interest in hosting young people from other cultures and traditions. Each family will host only one student at any given time and will always be at the station or the airport to welcome or farewell the students.


Le Rhône



Courses :

You can attend all levels of French learning, from complete beginner to autonomous. Possibility to get French training course adapted to your needs, availability and objectives.


Silk scarves

Palais St Pierre square – Museum of Fine Arts



20 hours / week + a workshop of your choice


15 hours / week : Extensive General French + a workshop of your choice


lessons : on demand

quote openYou will go into linguistic structures : the sentence, vocabulary, idiomatic, exceptions. You will get writting and oral savoir-faire : Presentatquote closeions, comments…

Tower of the Hopital Charity – Centre of Lyon


Well, before your departure, you will be given your host family’s details so that you can call, email or Facebook them to establish a connection.

  • You can combine group classes, private lessons and workshops (oral, written, pronunciation, grammar …) depending on your aims and your availability.
  • The workshops also cover different themes such as French litterature (slang or popular language) , wine and gastronomy, the press or History and Literature
  • We can also offer you tailor-made courses for individual or groups adapted to your needs and your objectives. (on demand)

You will have a real

French experience!


Price :

As each programme is individually tailored, please contact us for more information on the price of packages and a quote.

Our price includes the following :

  • Meet and greet at the airport or station
  • Half pension accommodation during the week and full pension accommodation within a host family during the weekends
  • School fees
  • Civil liability insurance
  • Registration and follow-up costs

All participants require complete travel insurance including cover for a return journey to country of origin in the case of a medical emergency.

All Europeans require the European card for reimbursement of medical expenses.

Payment is made by bank transfer a 30% deposit is required at the time of registration + €45 for membership to the association.

Flights to and from France are not included in our pricing.
Full payment is required 4 weeks before the departure date.

Please download and fill in the following documents online:

Once filled in please print, sign, scan and email the above documents.

Please attach the following items to your email:

  • 2 ID photos
  • A copy of your passport
  • Travel insurance.



Please download and fill in online the registration form

And then print and please include the following documents :

  • 2 ID photos
  • A copy of your passport
  • Travel insurance.

Please read : Rules and registrations guidelines – 2012

Send by mail to the following address :

CIVEL, 1 rue des Petites Soeurs – 69003 Lyon -FRANCE

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