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Special Offer on French Intensive Courses and French Mini Intensive Courses!

  Book now to take advantage of a special offer on our French Intensive Courses and French Mini-Intensive Courses from 29th May – 2nd June and 5th – 9th June 2017!   French Intensive Courses are a great way to boost your French in a short space of time! Study for 3 hours per day…


French Summer Camp: book now!

  Summer is fast approaching and many parents are trying to coordinate their family schedule which can be a job in itself! With school trips, sports clubs, family holidays, fun with friends, there can be a lot to fit into the summer holidays. And what if you also have to fit in working?   Summer…


Summer French Courses

If you’re looking to improve your French this summer, then Alpine French School have a range of courses for all levels, dates and budgets.   Read on for more info….. French Intensive Courses During May and June, we will be running Intensive Courses and Mini-Intensive Courses! Intensive Courses are 3 hours per day, usually 9h-12h15….


Grammar for dummies Futur Proche

GRAMMAR FOR DUMMIES LE FUTUR PROCHE   In French there are two tenses for the future tense, just like in English (you can say « i’m going to go » and «  i will go » they both express a notion of future. « Futur proche » is like « i am going to go ». The good news is that it’s…


French Summer Camp in France: The Activities            

  We are still taking booking for our French Summer Camp in France. One of the main things that people have questions about is the activities so we thought we would write a blog that could explain a little more aout the activities that we offer on our French Summer Camp in France and how…


Grammar For Dummies Different use of Bien & Bon

GRAMMAR FOR DUMMIES Different use of Bien & Bon   As previously explained in a different Grammar For Dummies, « bon » & « bien » are grammatically different : « Bon » is an adjective (so it gives information about a noun and it can change : bon / bonne / bons / bonnes) and is the opposite of « mauvais » (that also…


French Summer Camp in France: Family Camp

Families often want to spend their holiday time together but they are still keen for their children to improve their French, meet other children and enjoy the French Summer Camp experience. Often the parents are also keen to improve their French while spending some time in France. This is why we invented our Family French…


Grammar for dummies C’est bien vs C’est bon

GRAMMAR FOR DUMMIES : C’est bien vs C’est bon When to use « c’est bon » ? When to use « c’est bien » ?   When to use « c’est bon » ? « C’est bon » is used to express a physical sensation.   Examples : J’adore le chocolat, c’est tellement bon ! Faire la sieste au soleil, c’est vraiment bon. Faire du sport et manger…


Preparing for our French Summer Camp

Maybe you have booked our French Summer Camp, or another Summer Camp….or maybe you are considering booking a Summer Camp.  Here are some tips on how to prepare and how to be prepared for your time at Alpine French School’s French Summer Camp: Travel Documents: be sure to remember essential items such as passport, travel…


GRAMMAR FOR DUMMIES Bien / Bon

GRAMMAR FOR DUMMIES : Bon/ Bien When do we use « bon » ? When do we use « bien » ?   BON BON à gives you information about a noun, so it’s an adjective. In French adjectives agree with the nouns, which means that if the noun is feminin, the adjective will be feminin too, same thing if the noun…


Choosing a French Summer Camp

If you are reading this blog, you are probably thinking about booking a French Summer Camp.  Maybe this is the first time your children (or yourself if you are the student reading this!) will go to a Summer Camp in France or maybe you have been to some different camps already.  There are many Summer…


French Summer Camp: book now!

  2017 is off to a good start and the months are speeding by!  It is already the Easter holidays and this means that people’s thoughts are turning to the summer and their holidays.  Most children and teenagers have 6-10 weeks holiday or even more!  They need a break from the routine of school, the…


Grammar for Dummies SHOULD

  How do we translate « should » into French ? How does the structure work ?   How do we translate « should » into French ? French people use the verb « devoir » to express « should ». Attention, « devoir » when used in the present tense means « must » or « have to ». But if we change the tense of « devoir » and conjugate it in…


Mini French Intensive Courses

  On the following dates, we will be running mini French Intensive Courses. The perfect way to give your French a boost in just one week but to also have time for work, play and life in general.  Classes will be run in the mornings from 9h-10h30 when the children are in school so if…


Recruiting: Business English Teachers

Alpine French School and English.fr are looking to recruit Business English Teachers in the Morzine area. English.fr is the branch of Alpine French School that offers Professional English training to businesses in the area and throughout France. With offices all over France, English.fr is one of the largest Business English training providers in France. We…


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