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ACCORD Ecole de Langues Paris

Paris, France

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Accord Language School on the Grands Boulevards

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Founded in 1988, ACCORD Language School, is located on the famous Grands Boulevards in Paris, just a few minutes walk from the Louvre museum, the Opéra, the Georges Pompidou Centre (Beaubourg) and the famous Grands Magasins.

Whether you attend an Intensive French course or an Executive Program at ACCORD Language School, you are sure to get the best possible conditions to learn French and better understand the French culture and way of life :

- Located in a beautiful, typically Parisian building in the heart of Paris
- 20 bright and spacious classrooms fully equipped with audiovisual
- A modern and dynamic teaching method integrating contemporary culture
- Courses available all year round
- 6 language levels from complete beginners to advanced
- 4 classrooms dedicated to professionals and one-to-one training
- A varied mix of students: from university students to professionals and executives.
- Over 50 different nationalities
- A convivial French atmosphere
- A school awarded by the Official French Quality Label and affiliated to professional organisations such as SOUFFLE and
- Free Internet access ADSL Wireless connection

Why come to Accord French Language School?

Founded in 1988, Accord French Language school offers high quality courses in French and was awarded the maximum number of stars in the Official French Quality Label.

ACCORD French school Paris, France is under convention with the Universities of Paris V, Paris VII, Paris VIII and INALCO

The Accord French Language School is open all year round and is located in the heart of Paris in a beautiful, typically Parisian building. Facilities are second-to-none and FREE Internet ADSL Wireless connection is also available. Learn more about Accord Language school and our 2 locations in Paris catering for both our adult and junior students.

By choosing Accord French Language School, you are guaranteed to receive the best language learning experience and the highest levels of service. We are registered as a Private Institute of Higher Education (n°588 at the Academy of Paris) and has an official agreement with the Universities of Poitiers, Paris V, Paris VII, Paris VIII and INALCO.

Over the years, we have built a reputation for delivering the highest quality in teaching French as a foreign language and providing the best possible services to our students. This is why we have received the highest marks in all domains when being awarded the Official French Quality Label. We are also accredited by CSN in Northern European countries as well as by Bildungsurlaub in several German regions. Students enrolled at American universities may also earn credits as well as benefit from discounts.

Accord French Language School is also affiliated with many other organisations which confirm our track record: CAMPUSFRANCE, national French agency for the promotion of Higher Education in France, SOUFFLE, a professional organisation for French as a foreign language training centres. We also work closely with many travel agencies specialising in language stays.

ACCORD is registered as a Private Institute of Higher Education (n°588 at the Academy of Paris) and has an official agreement with the Universities of Poitiers, Paris V, Paris VII, Paris VIII and INALCO.

Accord’s Teaching Method

At Accord, we follow the Common European Framework of Reference for learning, teaching and assessing French as a foreign language, and we place our students in groups based on the levels defined by this framework. While taking into account the language needs and learning strategies of each student, we also respect the specific requirements of the different organisations we work with.

Our main aim is to recreate real-life situations where you will be able to put your French to practical use and develop your learning strategies, enabling you to use the communication skills you already have in your native language when speaking French.
Our ultimate goal is to help you reach a level of fluency where you will be able to communicate efficiently and effectively in French. To achieve this you will need both a strong command of the language and an in-depth understanding of French culture.

Oral communication is a priority: learning to listen, understand, speak and express yourself naturally and appropriately, with fluency and correct pronunciation and intonation.

At Accord Language School you will practise all four language skills in an authentic communicative environment.

Listening: using authentic audio-visual material, such as extracts from movies, TV and radio programs and songs.

Engaging: in a conversation and speaking fluently: through role-play, debates, excursions, drama (improvisation exercises, which will give you more confidence, and work on pronunciation, use of gesture and fluency).

Reading: analysing authentic written texts, such as newspaper and magazine articles, professional documents, administrative forms, literature, brochures and leaflets.

Writing: a range of writing activities aimed at achieving communicative goals and improving your knowledge of the language.

At ACCORD Language School, grammar is taught through language games, simulations, interactive activities, and a variety of communicative exercises.

Theatre workshop

In 1988 Accord Language School was the first school to use drama as part of a French language training course. Drama teachers and actors will present you with different exercises enabling you to overcome your fear of speaking in French, build your confidence and fluency, and work on the different components of verbal and non-verbal communication (voice, intonation, pronunciation, rhythm, speed).

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ACCORD Ecole de Langues Paris, Paris, France

14, boulevard Poissonnière, 75009 Paris, France