Take your students’ French language skills to the next level and inspire a love for the culture when you travel with them to a French-speaking location. From enchanting Paris to historic Normandy and beautiful Côte d’Azur, there are countless ways to expose your students to the spectacular French way of life.
Cook like the French
Using local market ingredients, craft cultural favorites under the instruction of a professional.
Enjoy a Local Home Dinner
Experience French hospitality, authentic cooking, and great conversation with your generous French-speaking hosts.
Participate in a traditional French pastime when you learn the game of pétanque, a classic boules sport.
Visit a Cheese Producer
Gain an understanding of the local dairy industry and sample delicious French cheeses.
Spend a Day with Local Students
Gain perspective on the similarities and differences between French and American schools, forging international friendships along the way.
Bike through Versailles
Explore the inside of Louis XIV’s palace on foot and the expansive grounds by bike to take in as much of its history and design as possible.
Not only was our trip chock-filled with information, but I always learn something new myself when traveling on an ACIS trip. I fall in love with something new every time I travel to France with my French students. Merci beaucoup ACIS!
2021 French Language Calendar
We’ve put together a 12-month calendar comprised of inspiring photos and significant dates from across the French-Speaking world.
Cultural Resources for the French Classroom
A comprehensive guide of free, online resources, from curated university libraries to embassy sites, that explore the history and culture of the French-speaking world. Plus, free ACIS lesson plans and blog posts.
Voyage Voyage! Episode 1 & 2
Created by French language educators and native speakers, the videos and accompanying exercise packets put essential French language skills into practice in a funny, relatable format.
Monarchs Who Shaped History – King Louis XIV of France
Learning about King Louis XIV and the era of his reign gives students an opportunity to gain understanding of the cultural and historical factors that presided over France’s history.
Virtual Tourism – Online Tour of the Château de Chenonceau
Engage your students in French culture and communication through six different French lesson plans, based on New Bloom’s Taxonomy for World Language Instruction, with the backdrop of stunning Château de Chenonceau.
Vive la France! Tour Manager Panel
ACIS Senior Vice President of Marketing Jeff Hild will sit down with three exceptional France-based tour managers and travel experts for a conversation on what tourism looks like in France right now, how French schools are handling the reopening process, their favorite French itineraries and more. Blaise Carpenter hails from Munster in the north-eastern part of the country, Marcello Mereu lives in Paris and Servane Caubert joins us from the south of France. Expect a fun conversation for anyone who loves France and loves travel!