Ticket Prices: 1 Day $300 – 2 Days $570
French Immersion Workshop in Ojai, CA$570
Join Our 2 Day French Immersion Workshop in the Mountainside Town of Ojai, California.
French Immersion Workshop with Native French Teachers
By popular demand we’ve marked the date for another French Immersion Workshop in July. Our last workshop was 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 LearnFrenchatHome.com and FrenchAccentMagazine.com. The workshop consists of 2 days and evenings of fun filled French learning activities organized by 4 French teachers. Our teachers are welcoming and eager to assist you. Register today!
The French teachers
Thursday July 25th 2019 – 10:30 am to evening hours
Friday July 26th 2019 – 11:00 am to evening hours
2 Days $570/person
1 Day Thursday or Friday $300/person
Who is this event for?
This French Immersion Retreat is for low intermediate to advanced French speakers who wish to practice and improve their verbal and comprehension skills.
The workshop will take place at the beautiful Ojai Retreat Center
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. Ojai is surrounded by mountains and is known as an art, spa, wine and trekking destination. Many famous artists and actors have settled in the Ojai Valley. This mountainside town is filled with art galleries, crafts, boutiques, museums, vineyards, and wine tasting rooms. Ther’s no better place to immerse yourself in French language and culture than in Ojai California.
What to expect from this 2 Day workshop
The French Immersion Workshop will take place at the Ojai Retreat Center. Here we’ll engage in language building skills and fun exercises including games and conversation.
-Start time is at 10:30 AM.
-Short presentation of yourself (given as homework before the 1st day)
-A discussion on French language evolution: what is considered old fashioned today and what is new.
-French comprehension exercises
-Break for lunch. During this time, everyone will be encouraged to continue to speak in French.
-Games and French comprehension exercises.
-Introducing common idiomatic expressions through an exercise.
-Learning some of the descriptive language in wine tasting and more.
-Wine tasting at a reputable winery in Ojai.
-Dinner at one of the local restaurants in Ojai.
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 11:00 am at the Retreat Center and ends during the evening hours. Afterwards the group will meet in downtown Ojai for a treasure hunt in French. In the afternoon we’ll wrap up the workshop with an early dinner for our guests.
The types of activities will include:
-Small groups work together in creating a presentation to others on a specific theme. Detailed instructions will be given. Different grammatical structures will be reviewed.
-Comprehension exercise: listening to a French song
-Learn about French Culture with a fact or fiction exercise
-French speaking treasure hunt in Ojai
-Apéritif in a unique type of café/bar in Ojai
– Dinner at a local restaurant –au revoir!
-2 full days of workshop classes and social gatherings in the evening.
-French learning material
-Wine tasting and snacks
50% is due at the time of the registration and the other 50% by July 15th.
What’s NOT included
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- Celine Anthonioz