Speak French and feel at home in Lyon!

Improve French skills through our French courses with highly interactive mini-group classes and like-minded expats buddies.

Our French courses in Lyon are 100% tailored for newcomers, expatriates, or their partners who already have some base in French (minimum A1 level). It seeks to upgrade their current French abilities to make them more fluent and gain more confidence with the French language. The program helps participants to connect and socialize with locals easily and to deal with everyday life situations with more serenity in 7,5 weeks, 9 weeks or 10 weeks.

We don't just teach French, but we empower you to have more confidence to speak a new language and we will provide you all the assistance you need to feel at home in Lyon thanks to our network.


4 to 6 participants max


In the 2nd or 6th or 7th arrondissement of Lyon


From lower beginner (A1) to upper intermediate (B2)



Next sessions:

  • ON MORNINGS (9 am - 11:30 am) at Lyon 2: 

- 10h for BEGINNER (A2) Monday, March 9th - Monday, March 23th. 

- 30h for BEGINNER (A1) Monday, April 20th - Monday, June 29th.

  • ON EVENINGS (6:30 pm - 8:30 pm) at Lyon 6 or Lyon 7:


- 18h for BEGINNER (A2) Thursday, March 12th - Thursday, May 21th.

- 18h for INTERMEDIATE (B1) Monday, May 4th - Monday, June 29th.

- 18h for INTERMEDIATE (B2) Tuesday, May 5th - Tuesday,  June 30th.

Other sessions to come!

A great way to learn French regularly! You will have time to practice your French in between classes and to digest and consolidate what you have learned with our weekly French courses. 

30 hours

10 mornings (2,5h) + 2 conversational activities (2,5h) included

Weekly French courses for 10 weeks - From A1 to B2 levels.

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18 hours

9 mornings or evenings (2h) with 2 conversational activities included

Weekly French courses for 9  weeks - From A1 to B2 levels.

A great way to learn French regularly! You will have time to practice your French in between classes and to digest and consolidate what you have learned with our weekly French courses. 

Tuesday, May 5

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

(Tuesday evenings)

Thursday, March 12

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

(Thursday evenings)


Friday, April 10

9 am - 11:30 am

(Friday mornings)

Monday, April 6

9 am - 11:30 am

(Monday mornings)

Monday, May 4

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

(Monday evenings) 


Monday, March 9

9 am - 11:30 am

(Monday mornings)

Who is this program for?

People who want to speak French and want...

- Learn, exercise and assimilate pragmatic and natural vocabulary, idioms, sentence structures that you will be exposed daily to and are used by French native speakers;

- Become familiar with French grammar and use in your daily life;

- Interact in French with more spontaneity and confidence in main topics of everyday life conversations;

- Improve significantly your French comprehension skills and adopt a correct French accent and pronunciation;

- Discover the French culture and the habits of Lyonnais.

Why this program is amazing? 

You will be able to practice your French AND connect with like-minded people. Everyone who joins the French program is highly motivated and classes are constituted of small attendees (6 people max). The course will be given in 100% French. English is totally forbidden unless for extreme misunderstanding. We will take the time to explore, discover and study the language together.


Before to start, you will receive an email inviting you for a Skype call or a 1-on1 meeting in Lyon for a short interview to make sure the program can fully match your objectives (~ max 30min) and answer any further specific questions you might have about the program.

What are the charges?

The price for individuals is 350€ for 18h and 550€ for 30h all-inclusive (all taxes included). The Sojoourn tribe member has 15% off (298€ for 18h and 468€ for 30h). For businesses and organizations that want their employees (or their partner) to join the program, a distinct cost may apply. In this case, please contact us.

How to embark with Sojoourn? 

  1. You first have to fill this form. It’s free of charge. It allows us to know a bit more about you and your French level. We’ll contact you back within 72h.

  2. Secondly, we want to be sure that this program can fully match your objectives. You will receive an email inviting you to a Skype call (~ max 30min) with a French teacher. 

  3. If you’re convinced that we can help you, we will give you more details about the starting date and the venue.


In a nice coffee place of the 7th arrondissement or in a beautiful coworking place of the 1rst arrondissement. 

Still some questions before getting in touch with us?

Are you more interested to have face to face 1-on-1 French classes with a French tutor? 

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