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Intensive French Courses in Samoëns

Looking for a holiday with a difference?
Our Intensive French Courses will give a big boost to your French with 10 or 15 hours of tuition a week while letting you make the most of what our beautiful area offers: skiing, snowboarding in winter, hiking, biking in the summer and fantastic scenery year-round.
The perfect language holiday option.

Intensive Courses - for the full immersion

  • Give your French a big boost in a short time
  • Learn French AND enjoy what the mountains and area have to offer
  • Small groups of 4 to 8 students
  • Friendly, supportive & relaxed atmosphere
  • Focus on relevant real-life communication
  • Same-level students

How Does it Work?

  • Winter: January to mid-March

    10 hour intensive French courses - 4 to 6pm
  • Summer: July & August

    15 hour intensive French courses - timings depending on week
  • Spring & Autumn: out of high season

    Courses available, subject to demand

Course Information


Our 2022 Winter courses will run from January to mid March from 4 to 6pm, leaving you all day to enjoy the slopes and our beautiful area!

Every level may not run every week – please contact us for more info.

  • Your 2 or 3 hour lessons are divided between different skills and will include lots of speaking practice with games, group activities to boost your level and confidence and really let you have a go!
  • Our teachers are experienced, qualified, and passionate. They work hard to ensure your learning experience is the best, and to offer a different approach from the old school days!
  • Classes are taught in small groups which means students get more personal attention and teachers can focus on the group’s needs.
  • Our school caters to all levels, from beginner to advanced.
  • People from all over come to our beautiful village so you’re likely to meet folks from a variety of different backgrounds making for a great classroom atmosphere.
  • Private tuition is also available for even more immersion.

Alpine French School Samoëns is an established language school in the Vallée du Giffre. We select our staff very carefully to ensure everyone has the same objective: making learning French approachable and enjoyable. Our teacher are qualified, experienced, and passionate. They keep up to date with the latest teaching practices in order to perfect their teaching skills.

Everyone at Alpine French School Samoëns has learned another language, so we understand the challenges our students face and have made it our goal to help them overcome them.

Last but not least, we also all live here for a reason: our love of the mountains and everything they have to offer year round. So if you’re coming to Samoëns for a holiday, we are probably on the same page!

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