Who are we?

Who are we?

Created in 1992, “Institut Français de Langues et de Services” is a place for cultural exchange, where "openness" and "respect for differences" are not mere words.

Teaching languages promotes better understanding between people of different cultures and languages.

IFLS is a School on a human scale, which enables great flexibility with respect to requirements. All our courses are "tailored" to meet your needs and expectations.

We aim at HIGH QUALITY with speed and efficiency as priorities. Grandes écoles, many companies and individuals trust us.

Our premises

Since July 2019, IFLS is located at Institution Sainte Catherine (preprimary to secondary private school). We are located a few minutes’ walk from Villeneuve-sur-Lot center:

  • 4 to 5 fully equipped classes (6 to 12 people capacity)
  • 1 computer room
  • 1 administrative office
  • Free unlimited Wi-Fi access
  • Free car park (via Chemin de Velours)
  • Park for bicycles (capacity 20 bicycles) / bicycle rental possible
  • Access to Institution Sainte Catherine infrastructures: cafeteria, sports ground, canteen, documentation centre, conference room…
  • Fast food, bakery, supermarket, pharmacy, cycle path, medical office, sports ground... Nearby
  • Accessibility for persons with reduced mobility

IFLS team

The team is led by Valérie RASPAUD today. It is composed of professionals who share the same concept about teaching and learning.

All our teachers are experienced ones. They pay attention to your needs and tailor their courses to each group or student.
The staff work in team and benefit from internal training in our methods.

Our pedagogy

A dynamic and functional teaching approach

General and Education Direction

  • Valérie RASPAUD

Administrative Department

  • as soon as possible

In charge of FLE Program

  • Marion LORILLARD


  • Laurence DANGRÉAUX, English, Spanish, FLE
  • Sylvie MAYNARD, English and FLE
  • Miranda NEAME, English
  • Jean-Pierre RAMPNOUX, FLE
  • Sophie CLERGUE, Master 2, 8 years of experience
  • Lucie ESQIEU, Master 2 FLE, + 10 years of experience

Not forgetting all our host families