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Mountain walks on our Learn French France Immersion course
September 15th, 2021

New this year! Alpine French School welcomes you, children & parents, during all school holidays!

Why not visit Morzine during the next half-term holiday and enjoy learning French as well as enjoying the great mountain activities that Morzine has to offer!   New, this year (2021 – 2022), we offer family French day camps in the school holidays : October half-term, Christmas & New Year,…

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Focus your brain for learning with our free meditation sessions

New from December 2021, Alpine French School is offering a little extra to help students. Meditation is renowned nowadays for many things: Reducing stress Increasing focus and concentration Increasing creativity Helping to balance emotions Reducing pain or perception of pain Reducing anxiety and improving self-esteem Reducing depression Increasing memory Some…

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Mountain walks on our Learn French France Immersion course

Looking for English-speaking host families!

We’re excited to let you know that we’re launching a brand new summer experience for kids here in Morzine, a host family programme for French children and teenagers to stay with English speaking families to learn and improve their English!  In a typical year, many French children and teenagers travel…

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March 20th, 2021

How do the French celebrate a wedding?

Every country has it’s own way of celebrating a wedding.  This happy occasion is celebrated in different ways all over the world, but what are the specific ways of celebrating in France when a couple get married? Before the wedding, it used to be tradition that only the groom would…

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February 26th, 2021

French Traditions and Stereotypes

Croissants: do French people eat croissants for breakfast every day? No! Most French people eat breakfast at home so don’t eat fresh croissants from the ‘boulangerie’ on a daily basis.  Croissants and pain au chocolat are popular on more relaxed days for example at weekends or on holiday.  Many people…

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February 16th, 2021

French Easter Traditions

Easter is one of the main religious celebrations in France after Christmas.  Easter marks the resurrection of Christ and the end of the 40 days of lent so this is an important Christian religious festival. In France, Easter Monday is a public holiday.  Easter is called ‘Pâques’ with a capital…

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December 16th, 2020

English Workshops for Expat Children & Teenagers

Are you an English speaking family living in France? If your children and teenagers are schooled in France, they may need a little helping hand with their English since their education is all conducted in French. If you are interested in giving their English a boost during the school holidays…

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French Courses this December and January

We all have heavy hearts about the decisions made by the French government this last week to keep resorts, bars and restaurants closed until January 2021.  The situation is complicated and we understand the decisions but these will have a huge impact on Morzine, the Alps and the ski industry.…

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May 5th, 2020

What I’ve noticed schooling my bilingual expat children during lockdown – from a language teacher’s point of view

Lockdown has been a unique situation for all of us.  We have all had our own challenges during this time.  On top of this, many of us have had the challenge of home-schooling our children.  My children were born in France, they went to a French childminder (nounou) from an early…

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April 12th, 2020

Special Coronavirus Government Training Grant

The French government has been working hard to try and preserve its economy through the Coronavirus pandemic.  It has put several measures in place to try and protect French businesses and their employees.  The latest government funding package relates to employees who are on temporary unemployment ‘chômage partiel’ because of…

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March 30th, 2020

What is a French Skype or Zoom lesson like?

If you’re thinking of ways to keep up your French or your children’s French during this period of confinement, lockdown or social distancing, then you might have thought about Skype or Zoom lessons.  However, if you’ve never taken a virtual lesson before, then you may wonder what it’s like and…

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March 23rd, 2020

10 ways to improve your French while self-isolating during Covid-19 lockdown

We are all experiencing a situation that we could never have imagined with the worldwide pandemic of the new Coronavirus Covid-19.  Most of us around the world are now either on lockdown or self-isolating or social distancing but whatever term you use to describe it and whichever the specific measures…

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March 20th, 2020

Distance Learning in the times of Coronavirus Covid-19

The world is going through an unprecedented crisis at this current time with the pandemic of Covid-19 which has turned our worlds upside down…. We are all adapting to new routines, some of us are on lockdown, some of us are in quarantine, some of us are self-isolating and around…

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January 14th, 2020

Affordable Accommodation in Morzine for your French Course

If you are looking for affordable accommodation while taking a French course with Alpine French School, then have a look at our self-catered apartments shared with other students. Location Our apartments are located above the school, just 5 minutes walk from the centre of Morzine.  This means easy access to…

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November 5th, 2019

Winter is Coming!

At last! The snow has started to fall and the valley has a wintery feeling to it. Now’s the time to start thinking about getting your next holiday booked (if you haven’t already done so). Or if you’re lucky enough to live in Morzine why not think about booking your…

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