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Help your kids fall in love with the French language with a French summer school in the Alps

After English, French is the most studied language in schools around Europe. This means there’s a whole heap of children trying to get to grips with this tricky language in classrooms all around the continent. Perhaps your child loves learning languages and finds understanding the conjugation of French verbs easy. Perhaps your child is struggling…


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…


What is there for younger children to do in Morzine in the Summer?

  Maybe you are looking at coming to visit Morzine in the summer but aren’t sure if it’s a suitable fit your family. You may be looking at booking our French Summer Camp, or maybe you are just looking at a family holiday in the area. Whether you are looking to enrol your children in…


5 day-trips from Morzine

    If you are visiting Morzine either for our Family or Day Summer Camp, or maybe as an adult student, you will be pleased to hear that there are many places to visit for day trips in the local area!   Chamonix Mont-Blanc Chamonix is an infamous town and home to the highest mountain…


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Summer Events in Morzine

Summer in Morzine can be a very busy time with lots of activities to do as a family and a whole lot of events going on. Look out for these events taking place this summer while your children are enjoying themselves at our Summer Camp. They may well coincide with your holiday here in the…


5 interesting facts about Morzine

    Morzine Interesting Fact Number 1 Morzine’s economy was based around agriculture and slate-mining until the Grand Hotel was built in the 1920s and when the Pléney cable-car was built in 1934. This opened up the area for summer visitors initially and then subsequently skiing became more popular in the area. At first the…


Social life at Alpine French School on our French and Ski Courses

  One thing many students are looking for when they come to Learn French in France is that they will meet other students who they can spend time with. They also want there to be social activities so that they can enjoy their time outside of the classroom.   Many students choose to stay in…


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…


Where to eat out in Morzine if you have special dietary requirements

  If you are visiting Morzine and you have special dietary requirements, then you may be wondering how easy it will be to eat out!  Whether you are vegetarian, vegan, gluten intolerant, lactose intolerant or if you have a different dietary requirement, you will be pleased to learn that the restaurants in Morzine (and in…


Weekly French Courses Winter 2017-8 in Morzine

We are pleased to inform you of our Winter times for our weekly groups! 10 weeks – 1h30 per week   From the 8th of January to the 15th of March 2018   Here are the different times according to levels. Please let me know which level would suit you best and don’t hesitate to inform us if…


Top 10 things for non-skiers to do in Morzine

  So you are coming to Morzine on a ski holiday but you don’t ski? What are you going to do while your friends and family are up on the ski slopes? Luckily there is a wide range of activities in Morzine that you can enjoy during the day instead of skiing.   Sledging Perfect…


Learn French + Ski Course, Learn French + Snowboard Course: how do they work?

  So you are interested in taking a Learn French + Ski or a Learn French + Snowboard package with Alpine French School this winter, but you aren’t sure how these work. Then read on…..   Getting here If you come to Morzine to study French and ski or snowboard this winter, then the first…


PRE-SEASON SEASONNAIRE FRENCH COURSES

SEASONNAIRE CRASH COURSE This French Course is especially designed for seasonnaires coming to spend the winter season in Morzine.  If you’re a seasonnaire and worry about your French this season, then this course will give you the basics that you need to get by.  If you enjoy the course, we run other courses throughout the winter…


Learn French and skiing

Skiing in Morzine

If you are thinking of coming to see us in Morzine for one of our French and Ski or French and Snowboard courses, then you might want to know more about the skiing in Morzine. If so, then read on….   Morzine is part of one of the largest ski areas in Europe, even the…


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