WEP International Programs

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 AGE : 
  min. 12 max. 181/2 years old upon arrival

  2 or 3 weeks


 AREA : 
  Paris area


• a day at Disneyland Paris theme park !
• a day at Versailles Castle and its gorgeous gardens !
• a lift ride up to the top of the Eiffel Tower !
• a stroll around the Champs Elysées...

Program & courses
Learn French within a group of international students in the area of Paris! During the first two weeks, participants follow morning classes with an experienced teacher from Monday to Friday and take part in activities and sightseing in the afternoon. The entire day on Wednesday is dedicated to a cultural trip. During the third week (optional) participants will stay with their host family only. They will have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the French language, culture and lifestyle!

- courses (first 2 weeks): 12 classes / week (1 lesson = 50 minutes)
- dates :  
> 29 June to 13 July 2019 (2 weeks)
> 29 June to 20 July 2019 (3 weeks)
- accommodation : homestay family in single or double room (depending on availability) with full board

The whole of Wednesday and every other weekday afternoons are dedicated to activities and cultural excursions in the area. Participants discover beautiful Paris and its cultural treasures such as the Musée du Louvre, the Musée d’Orsay, Notre-Dame, the Eiffel Tower…They have the opportunity to wander in the charming Montmartre, admire the Château de Versailles, and have a fun day at Disneyland Paris!

Sample planning

Day 1 : meet & greet, transfer to host family 
Day 2 : full day with the host family
Day 3 : morning : French lessons // afternoon : guided tour (Tuileries Garden, Concorde Square)
Day 4 : morning : French lessons // afternoon : visit of Notre Dame cathedral & St Michel district (Sorbonne and Luxembourg gardens)
Day 5 : full day at Versailles Castle and Gardens & shopping time
Day 6 : morning : French lessons // afternoon : The Eiffel Tower / Trocadéro Square
Day 7 : morning : French lessons // afternoon : Rivoli Street, famous shopping street with fashionable brands Day 8 : Le Louvre Museum, the largest museum in Paris & stroll in the famous “quartier des Halles” (Pompidou Centre, City Hall)
Day 9 : full day with the host family
Day 10 : morning : French lessons // afternoon : cruise on the Seine (bateaux mouches) & Marais district (Bastille Opera, Vosges Square, Victor Hugo House)
Day 11 : morning : French lessons // afternoon : Montmartre district, Sacré-Coeur Basilica & free time
Day 12 : full day at Disneyland theme park
Day 13 : morning : French lessons // afternoon : Orsay Museum, stroll along the St Martin Canal
Day 14 : morning : French lessons // afternoon : Arc de Triomphe & shopping on the Champs-Elysées
Day 15 : departure day

Accommodation & meals
Participants stay in a host family. Living with the locals is the best way to discover the French culture from the inside! Full board is included, with a packed lunch. Depending on availability participants will stay in a single or double room. Two participants can stay in the same family if they are from different language groups.

Arrival & local assistance
Participants are transferred from the closest airport (Paris Charles de Gaulle) to their host family. Local assistance is provided during the whole stay.

Terms of participation
- Be between 12 and 18 and 6 months
- Have a basic knowledge of French
- Take the French courses seriously
- Be motivated and respect family rules
- Have travel insurance covering sickness, accidents, repatriation and third part liability

Financial terms
Included : language courses as described • transfers • recruitment of and placement with a host family • accommodation and meals as described • activities as described • local assistance • administrative fees • various taxes.
Not included : return transportation • personal expenses • travel insurance • passport & visa fees if needed