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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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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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Win a French Language Course!

Written by on May 7, 2015 in Competitions, Courses, News
Win a French Language Course!

Win a brilliant French language course: ”French Conversation with Confidence” by Comme une Française, exclusively for readers of the The Good Life France! Valued at Euros 257.00 the course will help you with words and pronunciation and it’s great fun! If you want to Parler like a Francaise then hurry and enter because the contest closes on […]

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How to speak French like a French person

Written by on September 9, 2014 in Courses, Learn French
How to speak French like a French person

So, you want to learn French. Well, there are lots of courses to help you. But, what if you want to speak French like a French person…Comme Une Francaise. Imagine you have a best friend who is French. She is willing to teach you to talk like a French person, tell you the in-words, the […]

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The Five-Minute Guide to Paris – Insider Passport to Paris!

Written by on March 5, 2014 in Courses, Funky, Learn French, Paris
The Five-Minute Guide to Paris – Insider Passport to Paris!

You can never do too much research while planning a trip to Paris. However sometimes, the amount of information you ingest seems heavier than the weight of all your guidebooks combined. Don’t get me wrong – Lonely Planet, Frommer’s and Fodor’s have helped many Francophiles locate the best crepe stands, navigate through the Louvre and […]

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Common French Christmas Phrases

Written by on November 20, 2013 in Courses, Learn French, Words And Phrases
Common French Christmas Phrases

Top tips for ”French phrases for Christmas”… These are typical French phrases you’ll hear at Christmas time in France, but if you want to use them during your next visit in Paris (not at Christmas), feel free to use the idioms and adapt them to your needs. Parisians will be impressed by your local knowledge! 1. […]

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5 Unconventional Ways to Perfect Your French

Written by on November 18, 2013 in Courses, Learn French
5 Unconventional  Ways to Perfect Your French

Practice makes perfect when studying French; however, sometimes textbooks, reading passages and redundant grammar exercises get tiring. You still want to put your skills to practice, you just need to find new, entertaining ways to perfect your French. We’ve listed five unconventional ways below that will keep you entertained and allow you to progress further […]

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Michel Thomas – learn to speak French

Written by on January 4, 2012 in Courses
Michel Thomas – learn to speak French

No books – no writing – no memorizing – just learning to speak French Michel Thomas created his language courses after teaching for decades.  He is well known for his success with teaching Hollywood stars, politicians and business leaders (see below). The Michel Thomas Method works by breaking a language down into its component parts, […]

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