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.

France

French language facts

  Facts about the French language – why you should learn it! French or la langue française is a Romance language, belonging to the Indo-European family. It descended from the spoken Latin language of the Roman Empire.  A French-speaking person or nation may be referred to as Francophone. French is the second-most widespread language worldwide […] Read more

Mountain

Early bird deal on Summer French intensive course

  Early bird deal on our Summer French intensive course Book between 4-13 weeks on our Summer French intensive course 2015 to get one week of intensive studies for free! This early bird deal is valid until the 30th April 2015 so hurry up and book. Our French intensive course is running from the 15th June until the […] Read more

Friends in Chamonix during summer

Summer is coming to Chamonix

  The valley is finally getting warmer. This week the warm weather is back in Chamonix and it is reminding us of the summer and all the fun there is to be had in Chamonix during those months. Imaging a summer with French studies 3 hours per day and the rest of the day spent hiking, […] Read more

French Intensive students

Spring skiing and studying with 25% discount

Our spring deal offer: 25% discount on the winter intensive course if you book minimum 3 weeks from now until 30th April 2015. We still have 5 weeks left of our French intensive course and what better time to join us than during the springtime. Ski, enjoy the sun and study French during the less […] Read more

The Class

3 French movies you MUST watch

 | Study languages, Study languages, Study languages
  French movies are great, here are 3 of our favourites. Every film lover knows at least a couple of French movies. If you’re a real fan, you probably already know most of the films we are about to present to you.   1. First out is Léon   This is one of the top […] Read more

Skiing in Courmayeur with the Insted students

Powder alert

 | Chamonix , Chamonix , Chamonix , Chamonix
  We have just managed to recover our strength from the last dump, this weekend it’s time for the next one. I don’t know if you have noticed but there is a powder alert in Chamonix this weekend. According to Chamonix-Meteo we are expecting 10-25 cm of snowfall at 1500 meter and YR predicts 12-21 cm snowfall […] Read more

Insted's student trip to Courmayeur

Student trip to Courmayeur

 | Insted , Insted , Insted
  Insted students went to Courmayeur to eat Italian pizza and ski deep powder. Every year we organise a student trip to Courmayeur, a ski resort that is found on the other side of the Mont Blanc tunnel from Chamonix. Courmayeur offers great piste skiing but you can often find untouched powder traps all over the mountain.     […] Read more