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A taste of Morzine Haute-Savoie, France

Written by on April 18, 2016 in Courses, Rhône Alpes
A taste of Morzine Haute-Savoie, France

As you intrepid skiers head off to the mountains for your last fling of the season, or you early bird hikers strap on your boots for some alpine air, try if you can to visit Morzine, about an hour east of Geneva and a little further north of Chamonix. There’s lots of reasons to visit […]

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How Not To Make A Foodie Faux Pas In France

Written by on April 18, 2016 in French Language, Learn French
How Not To Make A Foodie Faux Pas In France

Food is at the centre of French culture and when it comes to language and etiquette, to a Frenchie, the worst cultural faux pas are around food, and not appreciating it properly will be seen as… gross. Luckily we have Géraldine Lepère of Comme Une Francaise to set us on the right course! When you […]

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What A difference A Day Makes To Your French

Written by on March 31, 2016 in Courses
What A difference A Day Makes To Your French

An afternoon back at French school If you think you can’t significantly improve your French in just a few hours, then you haven’t been to the Alpine French School in Morzine. And if you’ve ever wanted to improve your French language in a relatively painless and short period of time, then you need to make […]

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Idiot’s Guide To Ski-ing In The French Alps

Written by on March 21, 2016 in Courses, Learn French, Ski
Idiot’s Guide To Ski-ing In The French Alps

So you haven’t ski-ed in a while? Neither has our intrepid reporter but we told her, don’t worry – it’ll all come back to you once you’re on the slopes, and just as the great Einstein once said “life is like a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving…” Were we right or […]

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Learn French With Frantastique

Written by on March 3, 2016 in Courses, French Language, Learn French
Learn French With Frantastique

If you’re looking for a fun way to learn French fast with an interactive course you can do online, one that will keep you interested and engaged so you actually want to do it, then Frantastique is just perfect. French online lessons with Frantastique Sometimes you have to learn French, sometimes you want to learn […]

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Deal With Common Confusing French Expressions

Written by on February 13, 2016 in French Language
Deal With Common Confusing French Expressions

It will not surprise anyone who has ever tried to learn French, to disover that there are a few expressions that non-French speakers find very confusing. Take Salut! It means hello in French. It also means goodbye! Don’t let confusing French expressions confound you – we’re here to help! Géraldine Lepère, French teacher and lifestyle […]

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Best French Immersion Courses in France

Written by on September 10, 2015 in Learn French
Best French Immersion Courses in France

There is surely no better way to experience a culture and learn a language than by living and breathing the very essence of a country. From its food, culture and history to the quirky nuances of the language that you can’t learn from books and the colourful banter of the locals. And nowhere is this […]

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French Facial Expressions

Written by on August 14, 2015 in Learn French, Words And Phrases
French Facial Expressions

French facial expressions – or how to speak French without saying a word! 5 Minute French Lesson Anyone who has ever had a conversation with a French person will know that facial expressions are important. The famous shrugging of the shoulders and the pfft sound are so typically French. French people are famous for never […]

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Six Great Tips to help you learn French at home

Written by on August 3, 2015 in Learn French
Six Great Tips to help you learn French at home

We share six of our top tips to help you learn French in your own time and at your own pace… Learn the French alphabet, so many people forget to do this but it’s really important to know these basics. Here’s the French alphabet song to help you and you might be surprised at how […]

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Top 10 French language courses in France

Written by on July 21, 2015 in Learn French
Top 10 French language courses in France

From the simple act of buying a baguette to the rather more complicated issue of calling a plombier, or plumber, to your new French home, it is impossible to overstate the immense rewards of speaking French. Whether you are holidaying in France – the most popular tourist destination for Britons – or moving to France […]

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