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French courses (FLE - French as a foreign language) are mandatory for all non-French-speaking international students enrolled in Professional Immersion programs. The objective of this program is to ensure the successful integration into the culinary arts and to support them in their studies, research and the smooth running of their practical application and internship.

This program is composed of 2 levels: A1 and A2.

Important : Students who choose the Grand Diploma in Professional Immersion must have obtained the A1 level in French before starting the program. Level A1 must be justified by an official language certificate, such as TCF.


A1 Level

Level A1 is divided into two parts, the first part of the program is followed during the basic level and the second part during the intermediate level. At the end of level A1, the student is able to:

Level A1 must be reached in order to be able to carry out the practical application.

A1 Course Schedule

2 courses of 2.5 hours per week over two terms (55 hours at the basic level and 55 hours at the intermediate level).

Students can have classes from Monday to Saturday.

A2 Level

A2 Level is followed during practical application. At the end of level A2, the student is able to:

A2 Course Schedule

2 courses of 5 hours per week over a term (110 hours of total course time)

Students can have classes from Monday to Saturday.

The A2 level must be acquired in order to start the internship.

Teaching method

A specialised teacher in a French as a Foreign Language course gives the courses. The teaching material is made available to all participants.

Registration process

This training is mandatory for all non-French-speaking students enrolled in Professional Immersion programs who don't have an official level of French.

Students can have classes from Monday to Saturday.

Please contact the admissions department (parisadmissions@cordonbleu.edu) for any questions and registrations.

Price

€1,200 for 1 level and €2,400 for both levels

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