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Alpha.b Language Institute
The Alpha.b Language Institute in the centre of Nice offers high quality French language courses in a variety of programmes making it the perfect place to learn French on the Riviera.
With more than 20 years' experience in teaching and organising French as a foreign language, Alpha.b can offer their clients peace of mind when arranging their French course in Nice. Founded in 1992, Alpha.b offers language courses which give each participant the possibility of making real progress and obtaining an insight into cultural, social and economic aspects of life in France.
Located in the heart of Nice the main school building is a “belle époque-style” mansion built at the turn of the 19th Century. It has been entirely renovated and security has been adapted in accordance with EU standards. With its typical character and local colours of the South of France, the premises offer a wonderful place to study a foreign language.
The three-floored mansion of 450 m² comprises 10 classrooms with one large room of 40 m² which includes a library and is available to students in the afternoon. Facilities include: Internet access / e-mail, WIFI connection; Hot and cold drinks machines; Reception room and administration; Air-conditioned classrooms; Separate Teacher’s Room; Two notice boards where the social programme and leisure activities of the school are publicised but also the programmes for local cinemas, expositions, theatre and local events. There is also a free space for students who wish to run an advertisement (looking for a tennis partner, to hire a car etc).
Alpha.b Language Institute is perfectly positioned in the centre of Nice and within short walking distances of the beaches, shops, the Old Town, cinemas, restaurants, public transport including the train station, banks and other amenities.
The classes are considerably cosmopolitan with students coming from all walks of life and from over 25 countries. The average age of the classes throughout the year is 28 with students predominantly coming from the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Czech Republic, North America, Spain, Italy and Japan.
There are several different accommodation options available to you while conducting your course although most opt to stay with a French host or French family. However, you can rent your own apartment, stay in University residences or even a nearby Hotel.