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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 70.30 Championships in Ibiza at the end of October. I remember speaking to her a week or so before the race…


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…

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…


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 Summer Camp: Changes for 2019!

  Our French Summer Camp in France has come to an end for Summer 2018 and we are already finalising our programme for 2019. We strive to improve our camp each year and we are already putting into place many changes based on the feedback we have received from our clients and our staff over…

Être cloué au lit

Quand on est trop malade et qu’on ne peut pas sortir de son lit. En anglais : To be bed-ridden

Être à l’heure

Expression pour dire que quand on a un rdv à 12h, on n’est pas en retard (on arrive à 12h05 /12h10…) ni en avance (on arrive à 11h10 / 11h30), on arrive à 12h (ou 11h55), donc on est à l’heure. En anglais : To be on time

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…

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…

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…

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…

Using a French Training Budget to Finance your French Lessons

  I own a French business or I’m an auto-entrepreneur, what funding can I get? You are entitled a budget allowance which renews itself every year. The amount depends on your type of business so just contact us so we can find the information for you. We prepare the paperwork to apply for your budget…

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