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French Immersion Workshop in Southern California
Thank you to all the students who have participated in our last event! It was a great success!
We will probably organize another French workshop in 2023. We will keep you posted soon…
A 2-Day French Immersion Workshop with Native French Teachers
By popular demand we’ve marked the date for another French Immersion!
Our last workshops were a huge success and we’re happy to host another fun filled event!
This exciting French immersion course is created by the founders of the French learning sites Learn French at Home and French Accent Magazine. The workshop consists of 2 days and one evening of fun filled French learning activities organized by 5 French teachers: Céline Van Loan, Vincent Anthonioz, Alexandra Anthonioz, Annick Stevenson and Roger Stevenson. Our teachers are welcoming and eager to assist you.
Exquisite lunches will be served on both days by Marty Van Loan.
The French teachers
26-27 MARCH 2022
Saturday – 10 am to evening hours
Sunday – 9.30 am to 3 pm
OJAI, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
2 Days $570/person
1 Day Saturday or Sunday $300/person
Who is this event for?
This French Immersion Retreat is for intermediate to advanced French speakers who wish to practice and improve their verbal and comprehension skills. Please note that all participants will be required to have received the COVID-19 vaccination.
Ojai – a unique destination !
Not only will you learn French, you’ll also enjoy a wonderful getaway at one of Southern California’s prettiest escapes. There’s no better place to immerse yourself in French language and culture while enjoying an amazing and unique weekend in Ojai, California.
The workshop will take place in a very inspiring, serene and beautifully decorated house just a few minutes’ walk from downtown.
What to expect from this 2 Day workshop
The French Immersion Workshop will take place in beautiful Ojai. Here we’ll engage in language building skills and fun exercises including games and conversation.
To give you an idea of the types of activities, have a look at the program here below of the last workshop
Have a look at our last workshop agenda in February 2020:
-Start time is at 10:00 AM.
-Short presentation of yourself (given as homework before the 1st day)
-The negatives in French – how do they work? Practice in small groups.
-French comprehension exercises in small groups.
-Break for lunch. During this time, everyone will be encouraged to continue to speak in French.
– Detective game : question making.
– Comprehension exercise with a song.
– Everyday life expressions expression. Small groups.
– Champagne or wine tasting.
-Dinner at one of the local restaurants in Santa Barbara.
Students are welcome to bring a guest to dinner. Please keep in mind that the language spoken during dinner will be mostly in French but we’ll keep it flexible and can be partly in English.
The workshop starts at 9.30 am and ends around 3pm.
The types of activities will include:
-Choose the right word exercise.
-Learn quantity words: shopping exercise.
-Lunch break in French
-Comprehension exercise: watch a short video + questions.
-French culture: Jeopardy game
-The map of France: where is located….?
-Movie Talk: through a short animation movie, brainstorm all the vocabulary.
-French speaking game
-French listening exercise
Please note that all participants will be required to have received the COVID-19 vaccination.
-2 full days of workshop classes.
-French learning material
-Champagne or wine and snacks
-Coffee and tea
What’s NOT included
-Dinner on Saturday night.
Register Now - Seating is Limited!
- Celine Anthonioz
- Flourish Ojai
214 W. Aliso Street
Ojai, 93023 + Google Map