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Grammar for dummies : EN

When do we use the preposition « en » ? This preposition seems to be used a lot but when is it correct and when it isn’t ?! « En » is in front of the following :   A date : Ex : Je suis arrivée à Morzine en 2003.         Elle est née en 1956.        Henri a participé à la guerre…


French Courses this Spring in Morzine

  We have several different options available for you if will still be in Morzine after the winter season and are looking to improve your French.   Budget French Lessons   Our budget French lessons are a great flexible way to work on your French at a reasonable price. Club together with a friend to…


Read on to find out how our French Summer Camp in France can suit your family!

Spring is in the air and it is prime booking season for our French Summer Camp in France! Families are confirming their plans for the summer holidays and researching educational and fun options for their children during the break.   Our French Summer Camp in France is a perfect addition to summer holiday plans with…


4-week French Course!

  Join our Weekly French Courses for 4 weeks – a quick way to brush up your French!   4 weeks – 1h30 per week – week of 20th January to week of 10th April 2017 Here are the different times according to levels. Please let me know which level would suit you best. Beginner…


Grammar for Dummies: Could

  Why is this word so confusing in French ? The reason is quite simple, the French mainly have two ways of expressing it while in Engish there is only one way (= could).   Sometimes when using « could » we refer to an action in the past.   Ex : When I was young, I could … Here…


C’est nul

Pas intéressant, pas motivant. En anglais = It’s lame


French Training Budgets for Inter-season and Summer French Courses

Want to take a French Course in Inter-season or Summer using a Training Budget? Then now is the time to apply! Many people don’t realise that they qualifty for a training budget to cover the cost of their French courses and if they do, they don’t really understand how they work….   In order to…


What are the Option Plus activities in our French Summer Camp in France?

Have you been reading our website about our French Summer Camp in France and would like some explanation about how the afternoon activities work, then read on….   Our French Summer Camp in France offers French classes in the mornings and activities in the afternoons. From 14h, students get to take part in a great…


Avoir envie de

Désirer quelque chose, souhaiter quelque chose ou faire quelque chose. En anglais = to feel like, to fancy


Easter French Camp: French GCSE tuition and French A-level tuition

Are your children taking their GCSE or A-level this year? If so, the examinations aren’t too far away now and maybe you are considering some extra French GCSE tuition or extra French A-level tuition…… With only 2 half-terms left until the exam, the Easter holidays become a perfect time for some last minute revision or…


Grammar for Dummies: Can

1) CAN : la structure   French people use the verb « pouvoir » in the present tense to express the idea behind « CAN ».   In a positive sentence Je peux courir 10km Tu peux parler espagnol Il/elle/on peut faire la cuisine Nous pouvons comprendre le chinois Vous pouvez courir 10km Ils/elles peuvent parler espagnol   Notice that…


10% off Learn French and Ski or Learn French and Snowboard this March!

If you’re thinking of taking one of our French + Ski courses this winter, then March is a great time to come and visit Morzine!   The school holidays are over so the pistes are quieter, spring is in the air and this means the days are longer, the sun is warmer. The skiing is still…


Grammar for Dummies: the negation

  The negation goes around the verb (or if it’s easier to remember : make a sandwich with the verb !! )   Types of negation :   NE … PAS                                                   – not…


LE VERBE AVOIR au présent

  When do we use it ? How do we use it?   When do we use it ?   The verb « to have », is used in French to talk about :   the age à Ex : j’ai 35 ans * body parts à Ex : Ils ont les yeux bleus members of the family à Ex : Il a…


French Intensive Courses this February

If you are looking to improve your French this February, then we are running the following French Intensive Courses:   20th – 24th February: Intermediate Plus or Elementary   27th February – 3rd March: Intermediate Plus or Elementary   Elementary (A2): You learn how to use most verbs in the present and start looking at…


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