International Summer CampusFrench Language and cultureFrom the 21th of June to the 15th of July 2021 in Le Mans - France

International Summer Campus (online learning format) - 2021 editionFrench Language and Culture - in Le Mans - France



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Course Organisation

68 hours of French courses spread out  from the 21st of June to the 15th of July 2021.

  • 24 hours of virtual classes with a teacher

  • 24 hours of individual guided work 

  • 12 hours of individualised tutoring – project work

  • 8 hours of activities to discover culture

Available Level of French

Based on the CEF (Common European Framework), from A1 to B1 (beginner to intermediate levels).

Placement tests will take place on the 21st and 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:

  • two hour-long language classes (in large groups)

  • tutoring in small groups of 2 or 3 students, to work on the different missions

  • individual, independent work

  • cultural activities to discover French culture, and virtual visits to discover local places of interest: Le Mans, the Loire Valley châteaux, the Le Mans 24 hour motor race…

  • intercultural activities, to exchange with all students on campus

Evaluation :

50 % coursework (project)

50 % final test (virtual class)

5 missions to accomplish over the course of the programme, to finish with a collaborative final project!

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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