French program package
Our motto: The proximity with our students.
Our objective: Your well being at Inflexyon and Lyon.
If you want to learn French in France, you will need to think about several things : visa, accommodation, transport, insurance, budget, French program, French certificates, etc.. With Inflexyon French school in Lyon, you do not need to panic, we will help you to organise your language stay in France from A to Z.
Accompanying you in each step of your stay in France
Our international team is available at all times and assists you with all administrative procedures, before and after your arrival in Lyon but also throughout your entire stay at Inflexyon.
- Visa requirements
- Social security and insurance
- Airport and train station pick-up
- Student card
- Public transport card
- Opening a bank account
- Accommodation search and booking
- Applying for CAF
- Cultural activities
- French certificates and diplomas
- Further studies at French universities
Since Inflexyon is a higher education institute and Campus France member, our students can get a student visa and a student card to enjoy all the benefits and discounts of student life in Lyon. Inflexyon will guide you through the visa procedure and will send you the documents you need to apply for a student visa. We can also explain you the social security system in France and help you to get the right health and housing insurance for you. We provide our international students with a student card that will enable you to get discounts for public transport, museums, cinema, library, sport clubs, hair-dressers and many others.
Accommodation for all wishes and budgets
We have a wide choice of accommodation in Lyon for all profiles and budgets. When registering for our French courses, you can request an accommodation in host families, public student residences, private student residences or private apartments or hotels. Inflexyon will do the booking for you and send you all the details. We will remain your main interlocutor before, during and after your stay in Lyon. We can also arrange an airport pick-up or a pick-up from train station for your arrival to Lyon.
For certain accommodations, you can apply for the government subsidy called CAF. It can help you to pay up to 30% of your rent. Our administration team will explain you when and how you can apply for CAF.
When renting a room in France, you might need a housing insurance. You do not need to search on the internet how it works, ask at Inflexyon reception and we will explain you.
Create your French program
Our French school is open all year long except the week around May 1st, the last week of August and 2 weeks at Christmas. For the very beginners, the courses start every four weeks accordingly to our monthly sessions. The non-beginners can start their French course on any Monday. It is up to you to define the length of your French program. According to your wishes, objectives and budget, you can enrol for 1 week, 2 weeks, 3 weeks, …. 12 weeks, …. 24 weeks, etc.
Once you decided on the length of your French course, you can define the intensity of your program. Inflexyon offers Intensive, Semi-Intensive and Personalized Intensive courses. You might also opt for an au-pair or evening course if you need to combine studying with working. To focus on specific purposes, we offer exam preparation courses and 1-to-1 lessons.
Our French classes and efficient teaching methods
Our classes are held entirely in French and teach you to speak French very quickly. Our qualified teachers combine various teaching materials with realia ressources in order to make your learning interesting and efficient. Our intensive French classes develop equally all four competences : listening, speaking, reading and writing and include also the culture-specific elements.
Our French school is located in a modern sustainable neighbourhood called Confluence, only 10 minutes walking from Perrache train station and the city centre. It is surrounded by parks, small restaurants and shops. The school and classrooms are decorated and equipped with care offering an optimized place to study French.
The services and infrastructure you will find at Inflexyon:
- spacious comfortably furnished air-conditioned classrooms
- computers and printer
- free Wi-Fi for all of our students
- large and welcoming foyer for studying and meeting other students
- fridge, microwaves and vending machines for on site lunch
- library and video library
To make the most of your language stay in Lyon, Inflexyon organises regularly cultural activities. During the cultural activities, our teachers accompany you to the museums and historical sites in Lyon. They also prepare parties on special occasions such as Carnaval, Easter, Summer, Halloween or Christmas party.
French certificates and diplomas
Are you looking for a French program providing a French language certificate? Since our French school is also DELF, DALF, TCF and TEF examination centre, you can pass one of these exams at the end of your French course. Our teachers are also qualified examiners and therefore, they can perfectly prepare you for French exams. The French language certificates might be useful if you plan to study at French university or work for a French company in France or abroad.
Inflexyon – more than a French language school !