French courses in Bordeaux

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A French course in Bordeaux will let you discover more than wine heritage! While the city and wine culture are inseparable, you’ll experience so much more as you learn English in  Bordeaux, from its delicious French cuisine to the spectacular Miroir d’Eau - the world’s largest reflecting pool! Study French in Bordeaux and explore centuries of sophistication, gastronomy, and culture!

French courses in Bordeaux
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French schools in Bordeaux

Just picture strolling the terracotta streets on a break from your French course in Bordeaux, practising your French as you shop at the artisan farmers’ markets, explore the city’s many museums and historical sites, and enjoy delicious wine! Learning French in Bordeaux is a sure-fire way to make quick progress, and our partner schools will ensure that you follow the right course for your goals. From the Place de la Bourse to the Jardin Public, you'll be immersed in the city sights on your language course abroad.


Why study French in Bordeaux?

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City life
  • Bordeaux is an innovative city, and junior and adult learners alike will enjoy exploring sights such as La Grosse Cloche and stunning Bordeaux Cathedral on their French course in Bordeaux -  contact us for more information about living in Bordeaux.
  • A trip to La Cité du Vin is a must as you study French abroad in the city, where you can find out more about the city’s most famous export! 
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  • If you’re interested in experiencing the best of the local wine region on your French course in Bordeaux, Saint Émilion is the place to visit, a beautiful village surrounded by the best vineyards in the area.
  • Nearby, you can also enjoy a day at the beach in Arcachon, one of the most popular summer destinations - or, discover the vibrant street art in Angoulême.
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  • This vibrant city has plenty of experiences to offer while you learn French abroad, from river cruises through picturesque valleys to walking tours of the historic city centre!
  • To see the city sights at a faster pace, try a bike tour of the city, where you’ll learn more about Bordeaux while breezing around the city streets!

Popular questions about studying French in Bordeaux:

How much does it cost to live and study in Bordeaux?

Our French courses in Bordeaux start from 420 EUR per week, and living in this popular student city is also affordable. Shopping for local produce at a market is the way to reduce your grocery costs, but if you want to eat out, a meal could come to 12 EUR. Language learners under 27 years old can also get a subscription for public transport which costs just 20 EUR each month! Reach out to ESL for a free quote for your language studies abroad in France.


What are the benefits of studying French in Bordeaux?

  • From cuisine to museums and vineyards, there’s something for everyone in studying English in Bordeaux, as well as a fantastic jobs market for professionals.
  • On a French course in Bordeaux, you’ll develop your French skills in an authentic setting, learning more quickly as you practise constantly and - of course - enjoy yourself!

What type of French courses can I study in Bordeaux?

ESL’s partner language schools offer standard, combined, and intensive courses, along with super intensive options and even French culture courses, and we can help you find the right language course abroad for you! Some of the French courses in Bordeaux that we offer include:

  • Lessons from A1 to C1 level, including intensive courses
  • Combined group and private lessons
  • French plus subject courses (e.g. culture, wine)

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