French lessons in Burgundy


Work your Way to France offers twice a year a 5 day French course.
You are taught in small groups, with plenty of time to explore the area.

French lessons in Burgundy

Work your Way to France offers twice a year a 5 day French course. 


You are taught in small groups, with plenty of time to explore the area.


The lessons are in St Honore le bains, a nice village in the south west part of burgundy.

At the moment there are two courses planned for english speaking people:

Intermediate level : 8 to 12th of june 2020

Beginners course : 28th of september to 2nd of october 2020

The courses:
Thanks to a 5 days of intensive and varied training, you will improve your verbal French. Different interesting and actual issues will be treated. Grammar and vocabulary are also part of the curriculum.

– During the morning (9:00 – 12:30 O’clock) the courses are given in a small group (max 6 persons) and you will be mostly exercising talking.

– During Lunch 12:30 till 13:30 O’clock you continue speaking French.

– The afternoon everybody works individually on the exercises in presence of the teacher. These exercises last about 2 to 3 hours.

– Around the teaching rogramme local activities will be organized: walking in the surroundings, visiting a museum (with a French guide), and more. We also invite local inhabitants to have conversations and exchange views with you. An all intensive sumersive training.

During the evening you will be free to eat together or cook in your own apartment, swim in the swimming pool of the village, play some tennis or do other activities.


In our ‘Villa des Fleurs’ lots of French literature and French books are at your disposal.


Maarten Stroes is the teacher:
He studied French language and literature/French as a foreign language and French history in France (Montpellier and Lille) and in the Netherlands. Wrote several French teaching methods.
Working as a French teacher since 1998, taught, among other things, at a French ‘Collège’
Has given intensive courses in French to foreign students since the end of 2010.

Your stay:
You will be staying in one of the apartments in our ‘Villa des Fleurs’ in St.Honoré-les-Bains. These are comfortable apartments, each with its own full equipped kitchen, toilet and shower. You have free use of the common kitchen and ‘classroom’ as well as the garden and its terrace. For an impression, click here.

The groups: 4 – 6 persons

Costs: 5 days of courses, including course material , activities, 6 nights stay in one of the apartments, lunch, coffee, tea, drinks: 950 € (VAT incl.)

there is a discount for couples taking part, ie when sharing a room.

Arrival and departure:
You are welcome to arrive in the Villa from Sunday 16:00 O’clock.
Departure Saturday before 11:00 O’clock.

To ask more informationor book write to: info@workyourwaytofrance.com