French classes in small groups

Learn French in 40h thanks to our engaging group classes in Nyon!

Our programme dedicated to non-EU/EFTA nationals

Our group classes work on two levels:

  • You will quickly learn to speak French in your day-to-day life.
  • You will familiarise yourself with Swiss habits and customs.

You will gain practical French speaking skills to express yourself in your personal and professional lives. You will also enjoy specific Swiss culture classes to understand how the country works and get a good grasp of local habits to help you settle in well.

Good to know: Our programme meets the Federal Act on Foreign Nationals and Integration and fide requirements, if you wish to take your fide test.

Learn French quickly

Our programme includes 40 hours, spread across 3 months:

  • 20 hours of in-person classes (10 weekly, 2-hour classes) in a small, friendly group.
  • 20 hours of individual learning sessions (10 weekly, 2-hour sessions) thanks to our immersive digital learning platform.


The result? You will be able to use your French knowledge instantly after each class!

Why choose our group classes in Nyon?

Learn in an intimate, friendly setting

Our group classes only include 8 people. You will benefit from our French instructor’s full attention and support, and from a positive group dynamic thanks to your discussions with other learners.

Create meaningful connections with other learners

Attending our group classes is not just about learning French… With only 8 people per class, you will create meaningful connections with other foreign nationals, build your own local community of like-minded individuals and join our learning network!

Enjoy an immersive linguistic experience with our digital learning platform

You will have access to our innovative digital learning platform to quickly improve your French in-between classes thanks to:

  • Our interactive French video classes and engaging podcasts customised to your personal interests. For example, if you love baking, you will be able to access hundreds of French video classes and podcasts about baking.
  • Hot-of-the-presses news videos. You will be able to learn the most up-to-date vocabulary thanks to the news content added weekly to your platform.
  • Personalised vocabulary and grammar content library. You will build your understanding of French or German thanks to our wealth of resources.

Good to know: By watching videos, listening to podcasts and accessing your personalised content library, you reach different milestones on the platform, clearly indicating how quickly you are learning and improving!

Prepare for and take your fide test

Our 40-hour programme is designed to meet the Federal Act on Foreign Nationals and Integration requirements and help you take your fide test, if you wish. You will learn practical language skills in French and familiarise yourself with the Swiss culture to settle in quickly, pass your fide test and obtain your permit. Our programme also includes a mock fide test at the end of the course.

Why choose Formations&Co?

A bespoke programme:

We adapt our programme to your linguistic level.

Weekly classes to progress quickly:

We meet every Saturday morning for 10 weeks at our language centre in Nyon to learn and practise your French speaking skills in a friendly environment.

Fide-accredited language instructors:

Our language instructors all hold a diploma, are under EduQua certification and are fide-accredited.

Proven client satisfaction:

We are proud of our 98.7% satisfaction rate (average from our customer satisfaction surveys between 2019 and 2021).

Our B2C services

Welcome to Switzerland

Do you want to benefit from a bespoke integration programme? Our “Welcome to Switzerland” package is tailored to your personal goals, your linguistic level, and your schedule.

Our fide services

Do you want to get or renew your B/C permit? Do you want to start your naturalisation process? We offer a range of fide services to help you prove you have the linguistic level required by fide.

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