Page mise à jour le 18/10/2013
Welcome to Burgundy !
In this page, you will useful information to survive among us !
Being a language assistant
The website where you’ll find all the necessary information._
Le carnet de route de l’assistant
In French, English, Spanish and German.
- Guidelines for language assistants in France
Guide to download. All you need to know to be a language assistant in France.
Language Assistant manual
by Clare Lavery, (Teaching English, British council/BBC)
"The Language Assistant manual was written as a guide and handbook for novice English language teachers taking their first steps into the classroom. It is packed with tips and useful ideas."
You can read a few pages here
Language assistant (British Council)
The place to find up to date tips, suggestions and teaching materials for the ELT classroom.
Assistants in France
Blog created by an asssistant
Guide for English Language Assistants in France
Part 1 : The Application | Acceptance E-Mail | Waiting
Part 2 : Figuring out your Arrêté de Nomination | Obtaining your Visa
Part 3 : Packing & Bringing Money | Arriving : The Paperwork Nightmare
Part 4 : Teaching Tips & Lesson Plans | Vacations : Travelling
Part 5 : Before Leaving France | Staying in France : Renewing, PACSing, Unemployment
Site langues de l’académie de Dijon
Vous pouvez aussi y trouver des ressources pour vos cours.
|To get in touch with other assistants or former assistants :|
|Sharing a flat :
Sharing a flat is not as common in France as in many other countries and agencies/flat owners are often reluctant. Be careful and read the contract thoroughly - Ask a French adult to check it for you.
To find out if you can get housing benefit.
A nice way to meet people from different countries and practice languages while having a drink...
For students at the Université de Bourgogne : plays, concerts, exhibitions in the Dijon area for only 5,5€.
Visiting France and Europe
Surviving in Burgundy
|• Better understand France and the French|
News and infomation for expats in France.
01 46 21 46 46
"SOS Help is a listening service for English speakers in France. Whatever the problem, we are there to take your call every day from 3 to 11pm.
If you are worried, anxious or confused... If you are feeling lonely or sad... IIt may help to talk things over.
Theycan also provide practical information on dealing with problems you encounter as a foreigner in France."
And when you go back home...
|Teaching English Abroad : How To Survive Returning Home|