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French Intensive Course with skiing: Day in the Life of a student

If you’ve decided to take the plunge and enroll on our French Intensive Course combined with skiing this winter, here’s an example of what your week could be like… You will arrive at the weekend either to your self-catered accommodation, which you will share with other students on the French…

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French Conversation Class
September 28th, 2015


Stuck in a rut with your French? Are our regular courses too expensive for your budget? This autumn we are offering a new range of courses and activities designed with something for everyone! *Affordable *Interesting *Informal *Flexible *Relevant   Mums’/Dads’ French Lessons School age Have your children started or gone…

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September 18th, 2015

Best French words

French is well known to be a beautiful language, possibly the most beautiful language in the world. But which words in particular make the ‘language of love’ so marvellous? It was hard to choose as there are so many wonderful words but we’ve put together 15 of our favourites, along…

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French Summer Camp
September 17th, 2015

French Summer Camp: why should you join one?

Do your kids fancy learning French in the beautiful French Alps, and having lots of fun while doing it? Our French Summer Camp isn’t like studying French at school… Our French Summer Camp morning lessons are all based on interactive learning, which means lots of games, songs, drama activities, arts…

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September 8th, 2015

Interview with some of our students studying French in France with Alpine French School

Cheryl took one of our intensive French courses back in May. She told us what she thought of the course and a bit of her background with regards to learning French.   Why are you learning French? I am learning French because I live in Morzine all year round and…

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French + Yoga: new for 2015!

Sometimes learning a new language can be a little bit daunting and can use up a lot of mental energy. Alpine French School thought it would be a great idea to combine the intellectual challenge of learning a new language with the inspiring and calming practice of yoga, all in…

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August 28th, 2015

French Summer Camp: a teacher’s view

You taught one of the GCSE preparation classes this at the TSC this summer.   What were your students like? They were a mix of nationalities preparing for different exams. They were the normal teens profile haha!! And also active learners, fun and challenging!   Did you find it difficult…

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August 21st, 2015

Our Summer Camp Director: Olivier

Olivier Brun is the group leader looking after all the children who take part in the afternoon activities on our Teenage Summer Camps. Olivier has endless energy and has been working hard all summer to ensure the children have a great time by coming up with endless fun activities for…

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August 7th, 2015

Teenage French Summer Camp – Diary of a French group.

Karen taught French to one of our Teenage French Summer Camp groups last week. Karen planned a theme for each day linking to a larger theme for the whole week. Everyday she revised what was learnt the day before so the children don’t forget! This week the theme was “Des…

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July 30th, 2015

What to talk about with your neighbour

Practicing your French in France with a genuine French person can be harder than it seems, so whether you live in France or you’re on holiday, follow our tips for small talk to help you get started.   If you are taking French lessons or you have done in the…

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Centre de vacances
July 25th, 2015

Junior Summer Camp – a snapshot of a week.

Our junior summer camps are currently in full swing in Morzine. Based at a local children’s holiday camp students can take part in the fun and interactive lessons in the morning from 9.00-12.30, with the option to take part in afternoon activities too. The afternoon activities include things like swimming at…

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June 18th, 2015

French Skype Lessons

Do you want to learn French but you can’t commit to regular lessons? Maybe you travel for work, or perhaps your working hours are erratic? Or maybe you just prefer to be flexible…. You have most likely heard of Michel Thomas, maybe you have tried Duolingo and some free online…

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June 2nd, 2015

Common French Mistakes

  So you are learning French and you want to avoid the common pitfalls and mistakes. Well read on for 6 basic French mistakes :   1. To Be The French equivalent of the English verb ‘to be’ is être. However, there are many expressions that use the verb avoir ‘to…

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French Summer Camp
April 22nd, 2015

Alpine Summer Camp

Our Alpine Summer Camp is a great way for teenagers to do something educational and great fun during their summer break!  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.   The day on our Alpine…

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April 18th, 2015

A flexible and affordable way of travelling

Are you looking to travel in France?  The usual ways of travelling can be expensive, inflexible or inaccessible. In 2003, Frédéric Mazella came up with the idea of trying to fill up empty seats in the millions of cars travelling on France’s roads.  He went on to set up the…

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