API Gap Year in Grenoble, France

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API Gap Year in Grenoble, France

This program is designed for intensive French language study at all levels. All students take a comprehensive French language course that focuses on writing, oral expression and pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary. Students taking a gap year in France will quickly find tha the setting of this alpine city is what truly makes it unique. For a panoramic view of the city and surrounding mountains, take a ride on the téléphérique, or cable car, to the Fort de la Bastille. From there, explore the hiking trails and the grottes (caves) that were used as a defense many centuries ago. With a student population of 60,000, Grenoble is an ideal place to learn French. The slower pace of the city and the friendliness of the inhabitants make it easy to practice the language with locals. The city has several museums, numerous parks and plenty of opportunity for outdoor activities (skiing, hiking, biking). For the avid traveler, Grenoble is an excellent starting point for exploration, situated only three hours from Paris by high speed train and very close to Switzerland and Italy.

Subjects

  • French

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