Posts Tagged: French

Free Time in Lyon

There?s a great public library in Lyon (near the Part-Dieu metro station) where you
can rent audiobooks to help you learn French.

Calling Home: My Biggest Mistake Yet

Your friends will still be there when you get back, and you need to save your pennies when you?re a student.

Inexpensive Excursions Close to Lyon (Pt. 2)

By Ashley C., guest blogger studying French in Lyon, France Avignon: I don?t think you can look at Google Images of Avignon, and get a feel for whether or not the place is worth visiting. Avignon is just an experience. Everywhere, there are people in costumes who hand out flyers to their next theatre performance.  There… Read more »

Inexpensive Excursions Close to Lyon (Pt. 1)

By Ashley C., guest blogger studying French in Lyon, France I love to travel, but I don?t have a lot of money, and here are some tips that I?ve discovered by talking to locals and making some of my own mistakes. 1) Buy a 50% reduction card if you plan to travel around Lyon on the… Read more »

Lyon Living: A Few Pointers

By Ashley C., guest blogger studying French in Lyon, France Here is a short list of tips based on my first month here that I thought everyone might find helpful for French study in Lyon! Eating:Eat well! This may be entirely obvious to most people, but it wasn?t to me. During my first couple weeks here,… Read more »

Language Levels and Activities at the French School in Lyon

By Ashley C., guest blogger studying French in Lyon, France Basic (4/hours a day in the morning): Every student at the school has a morning class for four hours a day (starting at 9 a.m.), and there are several levels: debutant (starter), beginner, beginner plus, intermediate, and advanced. (Note: the beginner class is really what would… Read more »

Safety in Lyon, France

By Ashley C., guest blogger studying French in Lyon, France  Lyon is, I have no doubt, the safest place I’ve ever lived. I feel completely safe walkingaround at night, carrying around my laptop in public, using my iPhone, etc. But all the guidebooks (or the few I read) on France (not particular to Lyon) emphasize that… Read more »

Beat the Heat!

  There's a heat wave storming through the USA, and now is the perfect time to take advantage of more reasonable climes abroad!  There are so many great places to go when the heat becomes unbearable, and AmeriSpan can help you find the best place possible to beat the heat!

Specials Update!

AmeriSpan is still reeling from the excitement of Spain’s victory in the World Cup, and we’re celebrating by knocking down program costs in select Spain locations over the next few weeks!  We’ve also added a few new specials and renewed some others (keep in mind that we have permanent discounts for bloggers, groups, students, and… Read more »

Current AmeriSpan Specials End in One Week!

  Our extended specials are ending in exactly one week – and we mean it this time!  Check out last Tuesday's Specials post for a run down of all expiring specials, or have a look at our Specials and Discounts Page!