Language Assistant France, Montpellier

Overall rating: 2 based on 1 reviews

Program Description

Journey to the beautiful French region of Montpellier with us to teach English to a local family, and gain unforgettable language, travel and cultural experiences. On this cultural exchange programme you will stay with a local French family for up to 3 months, and in exchange for your room and meals, you will help the family with their English skills. This programme gives you the fantastic opportunity to gain valuable teaching experience, discover the typical French lifestyle and explore everything that France has to offer, as well as developing your French language skills.

On this exciting and worthwhile programme you will spend about 15 hours per week teaching the family (usually the children) English, and you will also have the opportunity to attend a French Language School, which will give you a complete lingual and cultural learning experience. All of our carefully selected French host families have been chosen for the welcoming atmosphere that they offer students, and you will surely be looked after very well in lovely homes.

During this programme you will stay in the picturesque city of Montpellier in Southern France. In your free time you will have plenty of opportunities to explore this beautiful city, which is famous for its rich history and culture. Montpellier benefits from 300 days of sunshine a year, which is perfect weather for enjoying the many cafes, pretty squares, medieval streets and daily markets.

Highlights

- Gain valuable teaching experience helping a local French family with their English skills
- Experience the true French lifestyle
- Explore a beautiful sunny, seaside region in Southern France and visit famous attractions
- Improve your French at a local language school

Qualifications

- Minimum age: 18 years old
- Formal teaching qualifications are not necessary, but experience will strengthen your application
- You are not required to speak French, but this programme is a great chance to learn

What`s Included

- A guaranteed placement teaching English to a French family
- Accommodation: homestay, with your French family
- Food: 3 meals a day provided by your host family
- In-country induction or training โ€“ French language course
- Pre-departure information and advice
- In-country assistance and 24-hour emergency contacts

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Program Locations

Montpellier, France

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Program Details

Provider:
Twin Work and Volunteer
Location
  • France: Montpellier
Languages:
English, French
Duration:
1-3 months
Participants:
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African
Salary/Pay:
This placement is unpaid, as it is a cultural exchange programme. You will stay with a local host family, and in exchange for your English lessons the family will provide you with accommodation and three meals a day.
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    Terrible! I was very interested in this program and sent several inquiries for more information and asking how to register! No one answered me! EVER! Can't imagine how the trip itself must be, if the company cannot even answer emails properly.
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    Review by: Liz Yushko , On: 01 Feb 2017, Changed On: 01 Feb 2017 | No, I would not recommend this program
    Terrible! I was very interested in this program and sent several inquiries for more information and asking how to register! No one answered me! EVER! Can't imagine how the trip itself must be, if the company cannot even answer emails properly.
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    2
    Experience
    2
    Program Administration
    2
    Living Conditions
    2
    Cultural Immersion
    2
    Social Life
    2
    Health and Safety
    2

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