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Winter is here!

  It is only mid-November and winter has arrived with a bang (or a big snow storm!) in the French Alps. The temperature dropped and the snow started falling at the weekend, coating the town and the mountains in a blanket of white fluffy powder. Today the sun came out revealing a stunning deep blue…


“e”, “é” or “è” ?

In French, there are 3 different accents on « e ». It is important to know them as it changes the pronunciation of the word. The 3 accents: “é”: acute accent like : été (summer) “è”: grave accent like accès (access) “ê”: circumflex accent like tête (head), less used So how to know which accent is the right…


Different camp options: residential, family, day or morning

  Our Summer Camp in France offers several possible options to people interested in coming to study French with us!   Residential Summer Camp in France Students aged 12-17 years can travel independently to our Summer Camp in France. We offer a Residential Summer Camp which is an all-inclusive package with some choices of activities…


10 reasons to come to Alpine French School to study French this winter

  Ski or Snowboard Every Day   Many French schools are near to the mountains, but there aren’t many that are actually in the heart of a ski-resort and only minutes’ walk from the slopes! Alpine French School is located in the heart of Morzine with several ski lifts to choose from within walking distance…


How will language be integrated into the 2018 Summer Camp

  Alpine French School’s French Summer Camp was designed with the aim of young people improving their French Language Skills while having fun and enjoying some great activities in the beautiful French Alps! So the integration of the French language into our Summer Camp is obviously very important….     Nationalities   We have a…


New activities for 2018

  We have been busy since the end of our French Summer Camp 2017 trying to organise new activities to include in our Activity Programmes for Summer 2018! A large amount of our juniors love our Adventure Activity Programme but others want to try different activities during their time with us. Some campers stay several…


PRE-SEASON FRENCH INTENSIVE COURSES NOVEMBER

  IMPROVE, PRACTISE AND BRUSH-UP ON YOUR FRENCH WITH OUR NOVEMBER INTENSIVE COURSES:   Monday to Friday: 9:00 – 12:00 Number of hours: 15 hours Price: €275*     Choose the intensive course that corresponds to your selected level or available dates. (see level description below)   6th – 10th November : Lower intermediate    Compare things/people Speak in…


What’s new in Morzine this winter

  New Ranfolly Chairlift The Ranfolly chairlift in Les Gets is being modernised in time for the Winter 17/18 season. Currently a 4-man lift, dating from 1986, it will be transformed into a 6-man capable of carrying 3300 skiers per hour with a total investment of €9.5 million.  This is a welcome addition to the…



New Online Booking Available

  Our planning for our 2018 Summer Camp is well underway.  We are always striving to improve our French Summer Camp so we would like to thank all of those who took the time to complete our survey and give your feedback! We have taken on board all comments for 2018 to make sure that…


Learn French and Ski: new accommodation prices

  If you’re considering coming to Apine French School this winter, the good news is that we have new affordable accommodation options: a real bonus in the centre of a ski resort!   Traditionally, ski holidays were for the upper classes. Nowadays with low-cost airlines skiing and snowboarding holidays appeal to a much wider market….


To and From + country

Je vais en France OU au France ???? Je viens de France OU du France ????? How to know which sentence is correct? Before explaning this French rule, note that: To go to + country = aller + “au “OU “en” + pays To come from + country = venir + « de» OU « du » OR arriver +…


French GCSE and A-level Preparation Courses 2017-8

  Alpine French School runs French GCSE and French A-level preparation courses in all of the school holidays!  A perfect way to combine a family holiday with some extra work on your children’s French before their 2018 exams. Choose from private or group tuition. Intensive tuition specific to students’ exam objectives Classes are taught by…


New Activity Programmes for our French Summer Camp 2018

Our French Summer Camp 2017 has only just finished but we have already been busy planning our Summer Camp for 2018!  We like to listen to the feedback from students and their parents to improve aspects of our Summer Camp each year. Some of our Activity Programmes have proven to be more popular than others,…


New French Intensive Courses for Winter 2017-8

  We like asking feedback from our students and taking on board their comments to improve our school and the French Courses that Alpine French School offers.   We have been working on our Winter French Intensive Courses recently and how to improve the timetabling of these for everyone who could be interested! We have…


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