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Tips and tools to help you learn French

So you are learning French?  It can be a long, slow process especially if you aren’t living in France.  It is important to keep your learning varied and fun so that you stick with it; learning a language takes time but is extremely rewarding and needn’t be monotonous.  We at Alpine French School like to…


A day in Paris!

  Being based in the mountains, going to Paris can seem like a big adventure from Morzine. We sometimes like to go to enjoy a bit of culture, to visit the sights, see friends or for big sporting events.   Travel From Morzine, the easiest way to get to Paris is by train. You can…


Teens happy

English and French Summer Camp

  For 2015, we are launching a new summer camp for local children to help entertain them in an educational way during the school holidays!  If you live in the local area and are looking for ideas for the long summer holidays then read on….  If you don’t live locally, we also offer residential options…


French Language Learning Tips

  Looking for some inspiration, guidance and tips to help your French studies? Then read on….. Adults can’t learn French in the same way as children learn a language. Adults compare the language they are learning to their own native language and like logical answers to their answers, not just “that’s just the way it…


Meet our team: Jenny

  Where were you born and where did you spend your childhood? I was born in France, in Brittany, but I didn’t actually grow up there. My family arrived in the Alps in the 80s, and in the Vallée du Giffre (Grand Massif) in 1987, I was 4 then. What made you move to Morzine?…


Morzine mountain view on our Learn French France immersion course

Summer in Morzine

  We get many students or potential students asking what Morzine is like in the summer. A good testimonial to how great it is is that many of the expats who live in the area came for the skiing or snowboarding but end up loving the summer even more than the winter! So why is…


Learn French Online. What is Online Learning?

  Learn French wherever you are in the world: perfect for people who need to travel for their work or with inflexible working hours 12 months online access to your personalised platform: learn at your own pace and check-in with a teacher every month via Skype or in person to consolidate and practise what you…


Get to know our team: Lucile

Where were you born and where did you spend your childhood? I was born in Provence, in the town of Digne Les Bains and I spent some of my childhood in this region. After that we moved to the Savoie region of the Alps.   What made you move to Morzine? I came to Morzine…


How to travel to Morzine?

  So you’re interested in coming to Morzine to study French, but you’re not really sure how to travel?  Well the good news is that Morzine is easy to reach by air, car or train.   Flights If you want to travel by air, then the best airport to fly into is Geneva.  Morzine is…


French Intensive Courses

French Intensive Courses with Alpine French School

  French Intensive Courses are a great way to improve your French in a short space of time. For optimum benefit, we recommend doing several consecutive weeks but one week is better than none at all if you are pushed for time! We run French Intensive Courses every week. Time and length of courses Our…


Learn French and Triathlon

  Looking to learn French in France and train for a triathlon at the same time? Then Morzine is the perfect location! Home to many triathletes, Morzine boasts great sporting facilities and an outstanding natural environment for training in all 3 disciplines. Choose to swim in the beautiful 50m outdoor pool, head inside to the…


Lakeside beach and swimming

Teenage French Summer Camp

  Are you looking for a way to entertain your teenage children during their summer holidays? Imagine if they could do something educational and improve their French while having a great time…..   Our French Teenage Summer Camp is the answer! With fun, interactive French lessons in the mornings and great activities in the afternoon,…


Government training budgets for learning French “Formation Professionnelle”

  How do they work?   Businesses pay so many contributions and taxes in France and it is nice to be able to get something back in return! This government budget can be organised by Alpine French School (formerly Lost In Translation) and thus spent on French lessons with us. The training budgets are provided…


Get to know our team: Fiona

  Where were you born and where did you spend your childhood? I was born and spent my childhood in the Loire region of France in the “vignoble nantais”. I come from a small town called Vallet near Nantes.   Why did you come to live in Morzine? I came to Morzine to work here…


Christelle teaching- Intensive French GCSE courses and A-level courses

Open Day Wednesday 14th January 2015

Open day Wednesday 14th January 2015 10am-6pm Free French workshops: 11am-12 noon Free French lessons: 2-3pm Pop in to get to know our school and the team and try a free lesson! Tel: 04 50 79 08 38 10 Route de la Plagne, Morzine (opposite the Morzine Tourist Office)   Journée portes ouvertes le mercredi…


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

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