French Language

Am I too old to learn French?

Written by on September 22, 2016 in Learn French
Am I too old to learn French?

Think you might be too old to learn French – well think again. Learning a new language is a great way to age-proof your brain according to scientists… Learning another language or even several more languages helps to keep your brain sharp. It may also have significant health benefits attached in that it helps to […]

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What’s it like to do a French immersion course in France?

Written by on September 13, 2016 in Guest Blogs, Learn French
What’s it like to do a French immersion course in France?

What’s it like to do a language immersion course in France? My friends ask me how I had the nerve, after studying French for only two years, to expose myself to the stress and discomfiture of language immersion. Easy. When I was a girl, I’d linger on the edge of the high diving board until […]

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How to pronounce French words the French Way

How to pronounce French words the French Way

When it comes to speaking French as a foreigner, it can be very difficult to get those tricky pronunciations right. Many of us don’t have the time to go to lessons or we struggle to understand just how to make our mouths form the sounds in the first place. However French teacher Geri Metz’s online […]

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French Expressions Used in English with Different Meanings!

Written by on June 30, 2016 in French Language, Learn French
French Expressions Used in English with Different Meanings!

Géraldine Lepère, French language and lifestyle guru gives her regular 5 minute French lesson, and as usual it’s full of fascintating facts and fun tips to help you with your French language skills and understand the culture of France… The English language contains lots of French words especially in cooking and art. And just like […]

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Fantastic French Immersion Courses in Provence

Fantastic French Immersion Courses in Provence

What could be more special and memorable than learning French on a truly exceptional  immersion course where you stay with a French teacher and their family in their home in lovely Provence. Aix en Provence, Isle sur la Sorgue and Fontaine de Vaucluse – the names trip off your tongue to conjure up images of […]

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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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