Language immersion in Cotonou

Par   19 décembre 2016

flag_art_flag_map_of_benin_drapeau_bandiera_bandeira_flagga-1969px-146x300Emmanuel Mounier in 1948 described Benin as the “Latin quarter” of Africa. Today, we can say that Benin is still worthy of this nickname as far as the quality of French spoken in Benin is concerned. MLI offers to French language lovers from Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, the United States, and other countries unforgettable language immersion experience which facilitates quick acquisition of French language. The Republic of Benin has a very good weather, very hospitable people, and is the African champion of political stability. Below are the different packages we offer :

 

GOLD PACKAGE

  • Airport pick-up on arrival and on departure
  • Accommodation in a hotel (with wifi internet connection)
  • Catering (breakfast, and lunch)
  • Three-hour French language class (9am to 12am, Monday to Friday)
  • Tourist visit (to python temple, and slavery road in Ouidah, Ganvié lake village, etc.)
  • Translation of CV into French (up to 3 pages, 300 words each)
  • Learning materials (1 French book, 1 audio CD, 1 electronic bilingual dictionary, 1 video CD)

Indicative monthly charges: USD 1,820

 

 SILVER PACKAGE

  • Airport pick-up on arrival and on departure
  • Accommodation in MLI facility
  • Catering (breakfast and lunch)
  • Three-hour French class (9am to 12am from Monday till Friday)

 Indicative monthly charges: USD 1,140

 

5e595cc6-825b-4091-85e6-6f471f605919

 

BRONZE PACKAGE 

  • Transportation Lagos-Cotonou-Lagos or Accra-Cotonou-Accra by road
  • Accommodation in MLI facility
  • Three-hour French language class (9am to 12am from Monday till Friday)

Indicative monthly charges: USD 700

 

  HOST FAMILY GOLD PACKAGE

  • Airport pick-up on arrival and on departure
  • Accommodation in a host family (in an ordinary Beninese family) or in a hostel (with students)
  • Catering (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Three-hour French language class (9am to 12am, Monday to Friday)
  • Transportation from host family or hostel to and fro MLI
  • Translation of CV into French (up to 3 pages, 300 words each)
  • Learning materials (1 French book, 1 audio CD, 1 electronic bilingual dictionary, 1 video CD)

Indicative monthly charges: USD 800

 

HOST FAMILY SILVER PACKAGE 

  • Airport pick-up on arrival and on departure
  • Accommodation in a host family (in an ordinary Beninese family) or in a hostel (with Beninese students)
  • Catering (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Three-hour French language class (9am to 12am, Monday to Friday)

Indicative monthly charges: USD 660

 

Note:

  • Students coming in group for the language immersion get some discounts in fee depending on the immersion package chosen. The discounts are also determined by the duration of the immersion
  • Total fee for the immersion must be deposited or transferred to MLI bank account one week prior to arrival or latest upon arrival to Cotonou, should the applicant wish to pay the fees in cash. For those in the US, payment can be made at our branch in the United States;
  • For visitors in Ghana, payment can also be made on MLI founder’s account in Ghana.
  • For visitors in Nigeria, payment can be made at our partner institutions: (i) Jrex Consult, Lagos (Jide Falabi), (ii) Looremore Training, Abuja (Lateef Salami);
  • People with specific conditions (physically-challenged persons, children under 18, etc.) must contact us so that we can take care of the necessary arrangements;
  • Please, note that African nationals DO NOT NEED A VISA to enter the Republic of Benin. For non-Africans who need visa, we shall help with the process by issuing any required document and providing all other necessary assistance
  • Cancellation of the visit should be brought to the notice of the MLI at least one week before arrival as short cancellation notice is subject to deduction of a cancellation fee (its amount varies according to the immersion package chosen).

 Cotonou in Pictures