I.B.S, an independent Secondary school, is based on the principle of French-English Bilingualism and owes its international character to the diversity of nationalities of its students... The school’s environment is the perfect opportunity for interaction between adolescents and adults of different backgrounds. I.B.S is above all a place of culture and personal enrichment... essentially an educational establishment which draws its strength and character from its conviviality, its thorough academic approach, and its broadmindedness. Through the years I.B.S has managed to create an authentic family spirit, a harmonious school life, enriching, tolerant, respectful of beliefs and customs which its international uniqueness demands.
Learn English & live in your private teacher's home around Aix-en-Provence with Home Language International! Home Language International (HLI) is a family-run business offering language courses in more than 20 languages in over 30 countries worldwide, including English lessons at an experienced private teacher's home in France. More than 5,000 students take advantage of our services every year. Ian Josephs, Danielle Josephs, their 5 adult children and an expert team of dedicated staff all put in very long hours for HLI. You stay in an experienced teacher's family home, have one-to-one English lessons and then continue to use the language during the rest of your stay in Aix-en-Provence. Because you are the only student, you are guaranteed individual attention. The lessons are completely designed for you, so the teacher will focus exactly on what you need. Mealtime conversation, television and social contacts are all in English. All of our teachers in France have a university degree (or equivalent) and/or a recognised teaching certificate. All teachers have been visited by one of our local organisers. Their qualifications have been checked and their homes throughly inspected. During your stay in Aix-en-Provence, a local organiser will monitor your progress and make sure your experience is both happy and successful. Home Language International (HLI) is accredited by the Accreditation Body for Language Services (ABLS), Association of Language Travel Organisations (ALTO), and UNOSEL.
The teachers were great and the class atmosphere was very friendly. I understand why they don’t allow any language but French to be used in the classroom but it’s very difficult to understand at first what is going on and what you are supposed to be... more
The classes were good. I liked my teacher and I have the feeling it really helped me with french, espeachally with being more confident with speaking french. The house was also good, just the shower in my room sometimes made problems. The activities... more
Whether you are a student, a business professional, or a traveler, there is a language course in Aix-en-Provence that is right for you. There are English courses available for all fluency levels, ages and time durations. Just select a course type from the list below to get started.
English test preparation courses are for students who want to prepare for English proficiency tests to improve job prospects or gain admission into a university.
Professional English courses are for professionals who want to study English in a specific area, such as business, medicine, law, aviation, and hospitality.