The School


Experience since 1979

« School of Languages in Switzerland » (« SLS »), is affiliated to Ardevaz School, a prestigious school founded years ago, which offers every year academic programs to almost 200 students. Its well earned reputation for excellence has been built on a solid belief that students require individual attention and encouragement.


« School of Language in Switzerland » endeavours to bring out the best qualities in you, by relying on a highly committed and enthusiastic teaching staff.

Selection of the teaching staff (almost 30) is one of the strong points of Ardevaz group. All teachers are in their field and are very experts, accountable and reliable. Most of them have been working at this school for more than 10 years.

Our language teachers who teach in their mother tongue, and take your progress at heart. Their professionalism enables them to quickly detect any weaknesses or difficulties your may have. They use teaching methods tailored to your needs. Thnaks to their enthusiasm and dynamism you feel encouraged to express yourself in French and participate actively.

Personalised Teaching

You are grouped into small classes which permits

  • Individual attention
  • Active participation
  • Effective communication
  • Personalised tuitions
  • Rapid progress

SLS Certificate

Your teachers aim to provide you with the tools and confidence to communicate easily and effectively in French.

At the end of the program, you will be awarded a Certificate from « SLS » which will outline a complete description of the level of language proficiency you have reached. This certificate will also specify your overall level of listening and written comprehension as well as your oral and written expression.


If you enroll in a long term course, you will eventually have the opportunity to prepare for official French diplomas or certificates. (« Diploma for Study of the French Language « DELF/DALF, or Certificate of Study from the Alliance Française).

In addition « SLS » offers the opportunity to all students to prepare for the following Cambridge Certificates: KET, PET, FCE. These official certificates are recognised worldwide.

Studies and Sports

A football school (organised by Sion FC, a football team of European Standards) also works with Ardevaz College. This center welcomes young people from all over the world. They follow an intensive football training program, as well as French courses which enable them to consider further studies at university.