International Summer CampusFrench Language and cultureFrom the 22th of June to the 10th of July 2020 in Le Mans - France

International Summer Campus (online learning format) - 2020 editionFrench Language and Culture - in Le Mans - France


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Course Organisation

67 hours of French courses spread out  from the 29th of June to the 10th of July 2020.

  • 25 hours of classes (live) with a teacher
  • 25 hours of individual guided work  
  • 15 hours of preparation for the TCF (5 hours of classes with a teacher + 10 hours of independent work on the online training platform)

Available Level of French

Based on the CEF (Common European Framework), from A1 to B2 (beginner to intermediate levels).

Placement tests will take place on the 22nd of June.

Students will be divided into groups (15-17 students) according to their level of French.

On request, students from partner universities can get credits (ECTS or US) out of the summer school.

Including each day:

- an online class with a large group of students, allowing for each mission to be launched, and for oral interaction with the class

- a webinar with the class to practise the language

- live workshops in small groups of 3 or 4 students

- individual, independent work

- intercultural exchanges with French-speaking students

- discovering places of interest in our region through virtual visits: Le Mans, the Loire Valley châteaux, the Le Mans 24 hour motor race


Evaluation :

50 % final project

50 % participation and completed work

Coming to Le Mans

Le Mans / Paris Gare Montparnasse Station
= 18 round-trip journeys per day, one way taking 55 minutes

Le Mans / Paris Airport Roissy Charles de Gaulle
= 5 round-trip journeys per day, one way taking 1h30

Contact :
Le Mans Université

Centre de l'International et des Langues (CIeL)
Avenue Olivier Messiaen 72085 LE MANS Cedex 9 - FRANCE

Tel : 33(0) - Tel : 33(0) (ri-summercampus @

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