Blog

Welcome to our blog

This blog was created to help our students and visitors in their quest to learn new languages and to share our passion for the mountains. If you like our posts, feel free to share them with your friends so we can help others to learn new languages and discover what Chamonix has to offer.

Cours privés de langue anglais

 | Study languages @fr
Avez-vous besoin d’améliorer vos compétences en anglais? Cela aiderait-il dans votre travail si vous pouviez parler mieux anglais avec des clients internationaux? Ou peut-être avez-vous des amis qui parlent peu français? Nous sommes là pour vous aider dans votre apprentissage de l’anglais et vous aider à postuler à des cours privés d’anglais à l’aide de […] Read more

Guides des Chamonix

  The role of a Mountain Guide is a very special one. It is a profession that requires constant rigorous examination, dedication, technical skill and mountain knowledge. Guides inspire, mentor, encourage and protect us as much as they can in our alpine adventures. Their high level of commitment makes them an indispensable and significant part of […] Read more

Student Accommodation in Chamonix

 | Insted
Have you found a place to stay in Chamonix for this upcoming Autumn and Winter season? From studios to shared flats, seasonal lets or just a week of fun – our student accommodation may be just what you are looking for! We can help put a roof over your head so you can live, ski […] Read more

Les Expressions de la Semaine

A penny for your thoughts? Colloquial or ‘local’ expressions can be a bit bizarre and hard to explain! They do add colour and humour to any language. Raining cats and dogs? You’ve hit the nail on the head! Here’s a selection of French idioms to get to know! Chaleur d’aout c’est du bien partout – […] Read more

Looking towards Autumn

The Summer courses are drawing to a close here at Insted and we have reached the final day of the Intensive courses which have been running for 10 weeks. We have the evening course continuing every Tuesday and Thursday from 1800-1930 until the 31st August. Why not join us for some French lessons this Autumn? […] Read more

Summer at Insted

We have had another happy trip come to an end with our Overland Summer groups.               The students had a great time learning French here in Chamonix whilst exploring all the area has to offer in terms of hikes and outdoor activities. They covered alot of ground on foot […] Read more

UTMB 2017 et Vocabulaire

 | Chamonix , Chamonix , Chamonix , Study languages, Study languages, Study languages
  The famous Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc is almost here! Considered one of the world’s toughest trail running races it starts from Chamonix at 6pm on the 28th August. This unique event will see around 2,300 participants attempt to complete the 170km with 10’000m altitude gain. We wish everyone taking part the very best of luck!     Here’s some French […] Read more