Monday, April 24, 2017

Learn to speak fluent French like a native...!!

ID: 237
Mer, France: Sylvain has been helping students make fast progress in French for 25 years. He & his family have hosted students of all ages & countries of origin. La petite maison d’Herbilly, their traditional stone cottage is located in small historic village near Loire River & town of Mer. Ideally situated between Orléans & Blois, in the heart of the Loire château country, by the famous Loire-à-vélo cycling route. Practice French & make friends while enjoying delicious Loire country cuisine & fine wines.

Type of Programme
One-to-One, personalised French tuition living full-board with the tutor's own family and in the tutor's own home, including local visits and excursions, meeting friends, neighbours and professional colleagues etc.

Type of House: Country House - France

Eurolingua French Homestay in Mer

Eurolingua French Homestay in Mer

Eurolingua French Homestay in Mer

Eurolingua French Homestay in Mer

Teaching Qualifications and Experience

- 25 years of teaching French as a foreign language (FLE) in France and the USA
- Specialty: French language and culture - French grammar and conversation
- Specialty: Authentic French pronunciation
- All student levels, true beginner to very advanced
- Other teaching experience includes: English as a second language (10 years) and music (12 years)

Hobbies and Interests

- Biking, canoeing, tennis, nature walks, swimming
- Arts and music, cinema, history, foreign cultures, travel


The largest of three bedrooms. Situated on the ground floor, with two large French windows looking out onto the street and countryside (south) and the planted courtyard (east). Furnished with: queen-size bed, new mattress, night tables, wardrobe, TV/DVD/CD, table, chairs, sofa, armchairs, rugs.

Excursions and Local Attractions

The Loire Valley is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also the Valley of the French Kings and Queens, with many historical sites: Châteaux such as Chambord, Blois, Chaumont, Amboise and Chenonceaux - Historic cities and villages, such as Orléans, Beaugency, Blois and Tours - Wildlife is preserved on the banks of the river and in the Parc de Chambord - Other excursions and activities include shopping, sports, art exhibits, concerts, theater, movies, "sound & light" shows, cafés & restaurants, wine tasting, nature walks, bike rides, horseback rides, golf, swimming pool, boating, social gatherings with family and friends.

Eurolingua French Homestay in Mer


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