Le Presbytere Gite

Normandy France

Language courses and tuition at Le Presbytere Gite in Normandy France

Language tuition at Le Presbytere Gite

At Le Presbytere Gite in Normandy we offer residential language courses and lessons in French and English.

We can offer you a self-catering 6 day residential course, with accommodation in our gite.


5 day course:

Price: 250 euros per person (maximum 4 people).

Arrival on Sunday from 16.00

Departure on Friday 16.00

This course is the best option if you want to learn French and still have plenty of time to discover the area.

It includes 20 lessons of 45 minutes (in the mornings: 8.45- 9.30/ 9.45-10.30/ 10.45-11.30/ 11.45-12.30).

The course will focus on providing you with the main grammatical and lexical tools used to communicate in French, thus concentrating on the four skills essential for the learning of the language (and eventual preparation for those who want to take an exam)

  • Listening
  • Speaking (oral interaction)
  • Reading comprehension
  • Writing

In order to reach these goals the teacher uses a variety of teaching aids, which allow the students to discover French cultural and social specificities. On booking students will be sent a questionnaire to allow the learning to be tailor made.

During the week the progress of the students will be assessed to allow students to check on their progress.

For each level studied work is based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

The standardised skills are divided in six levels.

On arrival students are assessed to enable the teacher to create personalised learning.

In the afternoons students are free to visit the area, go for a walk in the beautiful countryside..

Combined courses -

(2 afternoons of 3 hours each: 25 euros per hour per person). 2 students maximum.

Students can choose from:

  • Extra conversational French (business French/ Exam French/ General conversation)
  • French cooking (2 afternoons of 3 hours each).
  • Photography/ picture framing (2 afternoons of 3 hours each).

All the above courses are based on an hourly rate of 25 euros per person.

Please remember that the time outside lessons is your own time and you are responsible for your own travel to and from Le Presbytere Gite.

Language courses at Le Presbytere Gite in Normandy FranceAbout Us

Dominique and Kim welcome you in their comfortable and charming gite located in a rural village in the heart of Normandy between Caen and Vire close to the seaside, cultural, historical and places.

Dominique, native speaker, has been Head of Languages in the UK for 20 years and taught from primary to A level.  An assermented translator she also offers a range of support for families moving to France.


Our gite is two bedroomed, living/dining room/fully equipped kitchen, shower room, toilets, private garden area with barbecue.


Le Presbytere Gite(when booked with a course )will be 250 euros for 5 nights.

Deposit: On booking 50% non-refundable deposit of the total cost (accommodation and courses) will be asked, the remainder to be paid no later than 4 weeks before the day of arrival.

Caution: A caution of 120 euros (cash) will be requested on arrival

On booking you will receive a questionnaire to be returned at least 3 weeks before the day of arrival.

Cancellation: Any cancellation made up to 3 weeks before the day of arrival will be fully reimbursed. After this time, 50% of the total cost will be retained unless we are able to find another customer.

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