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Summer Events in Morzine

Summer in Morzine can be a very busy time with lots of activities to do as a family and a whole lot of events going on. Look out for these events taking place this summer while your children are enjoying themselves at our Summer Camp. They may well coincide with your holiday here in the…


French Summer Camp in France: FAQs

Where is the Summer Camp?   Our Summer Camp is based just outside Morzine in Essert Romand. Morzine is a safe mountain town in a great setting with amazing activities on offer.  It is easily accessible from Geneva airport and the European rail network.   How will my child get to the Summer Camp?   If…


5 interesting facts about Morzine

    Morzine Interesting Fact Number 1 Morzine’s economy was based around agriculture and slate-mining until the Grand Hotel was built in the 1920s and when the Pléney cable-car was built in 1934. This opened up the area for summer visitors initially and then subsequently skiing became more popular in the area. At first the…


Social life at Alpine French School on our French and Ski Courses

  One thing many students are looking for when they come to Learn French in France is that they will meet other students who they can spend time with. They also want there to be social activities so that they can enjoy their time outside of the classroom.   Many students choose to stay in…


Belgium: the land of funny french and great family holidays

  It’s fascinating hearing different French accents. Even in Morzine we might overhear someone asking for a bottle of “ving” and assume they must be on holiday from the south somewhere! What is also interesting is how the actual French can differ in our neighbouring countries of Switzerland and Belgium. This blog touches on Belgium,…


Kwiziq: Alpine French School’s e-learning partner

Kwiziq is a modern e-learning solution for learning French online. The team who set up Kwiziq are a modern, forward-thinking team who are constantly improving and re-developing Kwiziq to make it more user-friendly and adding new resources. The features that made us choose Kwiziq as our e-learning partner include:   its complete placement test that…


Winter 2018 French Intensive Courses/Learn French + Ski

  We have had a great winter at Alpine French School, as have students on our French Intensive Courses and our Learn French and Ski courses. Morzine-Avoriaz has had one of the best winters in several years in terms of snowfall, which means that anyone who has come to the area to do some skiing…


Devoir and its many facets

The verb « devoir » = to must, to have The verb “devoir” is an irregular verb with various meanings. Je dois Tu dois Il/elle doit Nous devons Vous devez Ils/ells doivent   1st meaning : the notion of debt in the literal and figurative meanings : Combien est-ce que je vous dois? = How much do…


New: Weekly Group Classes in Samoëns

Alpine French School is pleased to be able to offer weekly group lessons in Samoëns.  A tried and tested formula, our weekly group courses in French are a great idea because: If you live and work in the area, these fit perfectly around work and family commitments You can study 1h30 per week x 10…


Special Offer: French Intensive Course March

  Do you want to improve your French in just one or two weeks? Book on to one of our French Intensive Courses and give your French a real boost with our communicative approach to learning French. Choose from 10 hours or 20 hours of French in a group suited to your level. Our courses…


New Student Accommodation

We are pleased to show you our new student accommodation!  Building works started on the apartments in November so it has been a busy few months but we are happy that the renovation works have now been completed and we have brand new, modern student accommodation to offer our students 🙂   We have a…


Les salutations !

This month, we will not focuse on a specific grammar point but on vocabulary ! The different way to say “Hi” according to the time of the day and the person (s).   salut hi bienvenue welcome bonjour good day (greeting) bonsoir good evening/night (greeting) bonne journée good day (farewell) bonne soirée good evening/night (farewell)…


Our teachers this winter

    We have a great team of French teachers for 2018……read on to find out more about them!   Céline (French Teacher) Céline is from the north of France originally. She studied English at university and spent a year in the UK as part of her course. She loved England and English people and…


Where to eat out in Morzine if you have special dietary requirements

  If you are visiting Morzine and you have special dietary requirements, then you may be wondering how easy it will be to eat out!  Whether you are vegetarian, vegan, gluten intolerant, lactose intolerant or if you have a different dietary requirement, you will be pleased to learn that the restaurants in Morzine (and in…


It’s going to be a good snowy start to February

  If you are trying to decide whether to book a trip to the Alps this winter, then we would say definitely go for it! Winter 2017-8 has seen more snow in the French Alps than in many previous winters and has dispelled myths of there being no more snow in the French Alps! Winter…


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