Created in 1987 by the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Brest
(Brest Chamber of Commerce and Industry), CIEL Bretagne is in an elegant 19th century
the heart of a beautiful wooded park located on the banks of the Elorn
River. Our language institute welcomes every year over 1,000 students and
French language teachers who come to attend training courses
from a period of one week up to a whole year.
Our teachers: a dynamic and creative
The professionalism and enthusiasm of our teachers will help you
perfect your French in a pleasant and friendly learning environment
which contributes to making new friends. With their creativeness,
they will maintain your curiosity and interest in the French
Our students: a multicultural
environment conducive to exchanges
Despite their various profiles (secondary school students,
university students, employees, teachers), our students share the
common passion of learning French. Coming to CIEL Bretagne is an
opportunity to meet more than 50 different nationalities and
discover the world while learning French!
Our courses: active methods,
targeted on the needs of the participants
Our language school offers a large range of
French courses from complete beginner’s to advanced levels. The
programme followed is compliant with the Common European Framework
of Reference for Languages (CEFRL). Whatever your age (from 16
onwards) and profile, we have a course to match your requirements:
intensive, private, specialized French (business, tourism),
preparation for examinations (DELF, DALF, DFP, TCF, TEF, etc.), preparation
for higher education, language courses abroad for secondary school
students, teacher training, etc.
Discover our course programme
Our host families: a warm friendly
We advise total immersion within a host family. This form of
accommodation makes learning easier and accelerates your progress,
while enjoying the advantages of family life with outings, meals,
Other accommodation solutions: a
stay with specific requirements
If you enjoy your independence, come with your friends or
family, you can organize your stay in a more flexible manner
Choose your accommodation solution
Our premises and facilities: a comfortable study environment
Free access to computers and Wi-Fi throughout the school.
Resource centre offering magazines in various languages (French, English, German, etc.) and
specialized books on grammar, vocabulary, civilization, which
are free to use whenever you wish.
Cafeteria equipped with hot and cold drink distributors, snacks and a microwave.
Restaurant open in the early morning,
selling pastries, service up till 1.30 pm for lunch.
Sunny garden with a terrace overlooking
the water permits you to take your lunch outdoors in the summer.
Inner courtyard equipped with ping pong tables.
2.5 hectare park where you can play ball games.
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