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FrenchBooster Program

A 3-month French course to scale up your French conversational skills on daily-life related topics through weekly small-group and 1-on-1 French classes.

Next scheduled cycles:

  • On Fridays: Nov 6, 2020 - Jan 22, 2021 (🔥 starts in 15 days in remote) • See more
  • On Tuesdays: Jan 19, 2021 - Apr 6, 2021 (Winter 2021 in remote) • See more
  • On Saturdays: Jan 23, 2021 - Mar 27, 2021 (Winter 2021 in remote) • See more

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french level

French level prerequisite:

  • Lower intermediate (A2)
  • Intermediate (B1)
  • Upper Intermediate (B2)
attendees expatriates paris

Participants:

4 to 7 participants per group
must be over 18 years old

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Location:

Paris • Chatou - Croissy • on-site or online

Break through your French fluency plateau.

Since 2018, our FrenchBooster Program helps expatriates in Paris rapidly scale up their conversation and comprehension skills as well as their understanding of the French cultural and social codes so they can easily connect with French native speakers and better adjust to life in Paris.

50+

Alumni

10+

Nationalities

10

Past Cycles

This French language course is suitable for expatriates, diplomats and expatriates’ spouses/partners.

Main objectives of the course

Functional Language
Comprehension & Accent
Cultural codes
Confidence & Spontaneity
Each class is devoted to one major area of everyday conversation. You will be focusing on learning, practicing and assimilating practical vocabulary, idioms and sentence structures that you will be able to understand and use to have more natural conversations on that very particular topic, in any daily-life related situations.
Learn Practical & Natural Vocabulary,
Idioms and Sentence Structures
During each face-to-face class, you will get plenty of exercises and tips to brush up your French accent and help you significantly better understand native French speakers.
 After each class, you will be provided with additional oral comprehension tests
 and selected resources to help you keep practicing further on your own.
Improve your French
comprehension skills & accent
Question, step back and increase your understanding of Parisian lifestyle, cultural codes and speech patterns. For each topic addressed during the class, you will get actionable insights that reflect of the Parisian society and lifestyle. After each class, a selected range of additional online resources will help you delve further into the French cultural codes and topics.
Increase your cultural understanding
of Parisian society & lifestyle
The FrenchBooster program is open to 6 participants (remote format) or 7 participants (in person format). This is a perfect size for conducting highly interactive guided and authentic conversational activities. You will have plenty of room to practice and use the new concepts and to train yourself in starting and driving daily conversations with more confidence and spontaneity.
Gain more confidence and spontaneity
in your day-to-day conversations

Course learning journey

The FrenchBooster program is a winning combination of 3 sequences : weekly small-group sessions with highly participative activities, individual French coaching sessions to tackle your unique challenges and optional individual work on our in-house learning web app to practice and delve further into new concepts.

10 weekly small-group sessions

30h

Each small-group weekly session is devoted to one major area of everyday conversation. It’s the starting point to learn, practice and master new vocabulary, concepts and social codes.

Every session is based on a structured, stimulating and progressive learning process. Each person has a chance to speak and participate extensively within the group and gets personalized feedback from the teacher.

A learning booklet is issued and given to each participant at the start of each small-group class.

2 private 1-on-1 classes

3h

Each 1-on-1 private classes is focused on tackling your specific priorities and challenges: a persistent French language difficulty, a topic that you need to master, adopting new learning strategies, catching up on any missed small group sessions, practicing French at a Parisian museum, etc.

This is no improvised lesson. Your tutor will design a bespoke French curriculum for each of your 1-on-1 private classes.

1-on-1 French classes can be taken before the end of the FrenchBooster course either at your home, office, at one of our selected trendy and quiet Parisian cafés or event at a Parisian museum!

Online access to further challenges and resources

~30mn to 3h per session

After each session, you will have access to additional exercises, flashcards, quizzes, helpful and practical resources to memorize and assimilate the new concepts learnt during the class & to futher delve into the related topic. This optional guided homework assignment will help you take maximum advantage of your French lessons.

Our alumni continue to have an unrestricted access to our web app at least 1 year after their programme has ended.

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In this time of uncertainty due to COVID-19, our mini-group sessions are currently run remotely to ensure the safety of our students and staff.

We created a top-quality and engaging remote learning environment, using advanced communication tools and our own custom education platform, offering the same support from our teaching team and the same interaction with your classmates as in our in-person course.

All the lectures and challenges are also available online on our learning platform so that you cannot miss anything of the course.

The FrenchBooster is currently run in a remote format.

Incredible! Very practical and helpful. My French friends have commented on my increased language confidence.

Joni
Alumni Spring 2018

I loved the variety of the French Booster. It was intense but I was never bored! The standard of teaching was outstanding. A very well devised course that I would recommend for anyone at intermediate level!

Bree
Alumni Summer 2019

What a difference this class made. I felt more french and more confident with each lesson. Each week I learned useful everyday words and expressions that I used the minute I left the class.

Holly
Alumni Fall 2019

Highly recommend the Novexpat FrenchBooster class! Fabienne is knowledgeable and so supportive, and the small class size is ideal for learning and practicing conversation. The online component is also very useful and well done. Excellent class!

Molly
Alumni Spring 2020

I did the FrenchBooster when I moved to Paris. I really enjoyed the course and learned a lot in a short time. What makes novexpat's lessons so fun is that they are about everyday life. What you learn is immediately applicable.

Wubke
Alumni Winter 2019

Learning French turns out to be a travel adventure. The classes are shaped with a definite structure that covers all the relevant subjects I want to be able to communicate about.

Andi
Alumni Fall 2018

The classes are interactive and fun and the teacher is always positive and encouraging. I also enjoy using 'Neo', their education platform that has fun exercises that give great insights to the French language and culture.

Pooja
Alumni Winter 2019

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Alumni

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Satisfaction

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Our students are open minded, curious and highly motivated expatriates and visitors, coming from countries all over the world. They have various backgrounds (business professionals, entrepreneurs, MBA students, expats’ life spouses/partners, freelancers…). Some have already been living in France for a long time, others have just arrived or are visiting. An outstanding opportunity to meet like-minded people, share tips and even make new friends.

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Ready to break through your French fluency plateau?

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Show us your interest starting our free and non-binding application process. We will get in touch with you to schedule a free interview to meet each other, make sure the program can match your goals and needs and answer any specific questions you might still have.

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