Café Riche, Montpellier

#2 Ordering a “petit-déjeuner” glossary

Institut Français d’Occitanie is more than happy to re-launch its Montpellier discovery video + every day situations glossary  As you know France is famous for its numerous restaurants and cafés, where people like to sit and talk (sometimes during hours) while eating / drinking. Montpellier is no different to this French tradition, also because […]

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Venir à Montpellier

It’s so easy to come to Montpellier!

Foreign tourists are often attracted to our beautiful capital! Of course, they choose Paris because it is a beautiful city, steeped in history. But this choice is often due to the ease of access that Paris offers from many major European cities and from most capitals around the world. Imagine that it is almost as […]

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Market of south of France Montpellier

#1 French local market glossary

Institut Français d’Occitanie is happy to launch its series to help discover Montpellier and nearabouts “The traditional French farmers” market is a ‘must-see’. What people like about the market is that local farmers sell their products directly to customers. Many people are aware about organic farming and fair trade. They want to buy more consciously […]

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Tips and tricks to learn French

Tips and tricks for learning French

Are you tempted to come to France to learn the language, but you don’t have enough time? Here are some tips and tricks to get started on your own. First a good application to acquire basics or improve your grammar and vocabulary. Generally, I advise Babbel. It’s clear, simple and practical even if it is […]

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agriculture raisonnée

Climate change, taking strides in the Occitanie region!

Discover local eco-responsible projects The Institut Français d’Occitanie is above all a school of French, but that does not prevent us from having convictions and our dearest wish is to share them with our customers. The environment and its protection are at the heart of our concerns and that is why we offer our module […]

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A professional French course

Professionnal French and French on specific objective

At what level can we start professional French? It is not appropriate to start professional French at the beginner level. In fact, it is first necessary to acquire the basics of the language, the pronunciation, the conjugation of simple times, the vocabulary of everyday life. It takes approximately 60 hours to acquire this Elementary Level 1 (level […]

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Montpellier beach

Summer in the South of France in Montpellier

It’s gone and well gone, summer has settled in our beautiful city. It is hot, it is true, but thanks to all our green spaces the city remains very nice: the garden of plants, the esplanade Charles de Gaulle, the Jardin du Peyrou but also all the parks of neighborhoods open to all, all day […]

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Market of south of France Montpellier

Learn French through cooking in Institut Français d’Occitanie

Learn French through cooking in Institut Français d’Occitanie Cooking is the ultimate theme for learning a language and especially for learning French. Because, yes, it’s true, in France, we love to cook, eat, drink and this is especially true in the South of France. 1. See, feel, touch to memorize vocabulary Discover the cuisine of […]

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Bistrot français french scool montpellier IFO friendly atmosphere

Welcome to Institut Français d’Occitanie

Welcome to IFO : learn french in the South of France, in Montpellier  IFO is a school of French which wishes to welcome two types of public: Tourists who come to visit the South of France and who want at the same time progress in French language. Professionals who need to master French to communicate […]

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