news

Latest News

You can keep up to date by signing up to our email newsletter, following us on Facebook and Twitter or simply by reading our blog articles below.

Newsletter


Want to learn a new French word everyday as well as insights into French daily life and culture?like us on facebookfollow us on twitter

Galette des Rois: King’s Cake

The Galette des Rois or the King’s Cake is traditionally eaten on the 6th January each year to celebrate the Kings visiting baby Jesus. The Galette  des Rois comes from the Roman tradition where the Romans would choose a slave to be King for the day.  The cake was baked with a lucky charm inside. …


French Social and Cultural Activities

New for 2019, Alpine French School is pleased to announce it’s French Social and Cultural Activity Programme! Students and visitors to Morzine can book on to a range of activities in French suitable for all levels of French. Monday: Introduction to Activities for the week Every Monday evening during the winter season at 18h, Carol…


Winter Group French Lessons 2018-9

If you are living in Morzine for the season and want to improve your French, then why not join our weekly group lessons? Why choose Alpine French School? Courses focus on speaking, pronunciation and listening skills Native-speaker experienced, qualified, dynamic teachers 1h30 per week with plenty of time to practice in between lessons All levels…



Seasonnaire French Crash Course

If you are doing a season in Morzine and want to learn the basics before the season starts, why not join our Seasonnaire Crash Course from Monday 10th – Friday 14th December for 2 hours per day? This course focuses on learning the basics you need for the season, relating to the jobs and objectives…


Alpine French School Super Human Triathlete Helen

  I know Helen (Alpine French School Director) won’t big herself up on her fantastic achievement……. So I’m going to instead. Helen represented France in the final race of this season at the European 70.3 Championships in Ibiza at the end of October. I remember speaking to her a week or so before the race…


Alpine French School French Summer Camp

SAVE THE DATE! I know! We haven’t even got through Winter yet and here we are writing about our Summer Camp. However… if Alpine French School Summer Camp 2019 is anything like last year, don’t delay in making your enquiry or even reservation. Alpine French School Summer Camp is open to students from all around…


ALPINE FRENCH SCHOOL LEARN FRENCH AND SKI

The snow has arrived this week………. Have you ever thought about learning French, or improving your French whilst on your ski trip to Morzine? If you’re like me, then the answer to that would be “no!” I am more of a first lift, last lift kind of person. Why on earth would I miss my…


Junior French Intensive Course

  I have just had the pleasure of meeting Georgie a 10 year old student at Alpine French School. Today, (Friday 2nd Nov) is the last day of his course at the Alpine French School. He has been on a French Intensive week’s course with one of our teachers Céline. Georgie has attended a private…


Folie Douce opening in Avoriaz

More exciting news for Morzine/ Avoriaz 2018/2019 Winter Ski Season… FOLIE DOUCE, Avoriaz is opening! Alpine French School are so happy to share with you that Folie Douce, the world renowned Après-Ski bar will be opening its doors (and its tables for dancing on) on 15th December 2018 in Avoriaz the highest resort in the…


WHAT’S NEW FOR WINTER 2018-9?

Winter Social Activity Programme 2018-9 French Intensive Course We are always striving for new and exciting ways to assist our students with their progress on learning French, and what better way than doing what the French do best?…….. cooking and eating great food, with fantastic local ingredients, tasting amazing French cheese and wine, alongside remarkable…


English Immersion Week in Morzine

Last week was a special week for the ‘Alpine English’ part of Alpine French School.  We were asked by one of the local schools to organise an English Immersion week for the whole primary school (3-11 years).  Honoured to be asked and happy to contribute to the local community, we have spent the last few…


French Intensive Courses November 2018

In the French Alps it is the inter-season period, the time between the summer and winter seasons.  While everyone is sitting around waiting for the snow to arrive, many decide to spend their time wisely working on their French before the busy winter season!  If you are interested in improving your French this autumn, why…


Pronunciation

PRONUNCIATION   There is nothing worse than knowing the right word but once you pronounce it, people don’t understand you !! So let’s have a look at a few pronunciation rules. Once you know how to pronounce the word, your brain identifies it very rapidly when it hears it, so by pronouncing well, you make yourself…


VOUS vs TU

VOUS or TU ??   How embarrassing not to know which one to use ? Is there a rule, how do the French know which one to use ?   You are speaking to an adult : If the person is a family member = TU If the person is not a family member = VOUS (in general it’s…


Don't hesitate to call us and one of the team will be more than happy to answer any questions you have and discuss options. We all speak French and English! +33 (0) 4 50 79 08 38

Basic enquiry form

First name *
Surname *
Email *
Telephone number
What is your French Level?
Message
Where did you find us?

Are you interested?

Why not contact us to book or request more info! Contact Us

Latest News

  • 10 reasons to improve your French in 2019
    Perhaps you’re tempted to sign up to one of our French courses this year but need that extra push to take the plunge? There are loads of reasons that we believe improving your French is a no brainer and it’s...
    read more

Contact Us

Let us help