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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.

Bonne Saint-Valentin!

 | Study languages
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Here’s some love related French vocabulary to brush up on before this romantic day: Expressions: Je t’aime – I love you Je t’aime bien – I like you Je t’aime beacoup – I like you very much Avoir un coeur d’artchaut – to fall easily in love Un coup […] Read more

French Intensive students

Winter French intensive and evening courses are now running!

 | Insted , Study languages
Calling all Students! Our Intensive French course is in its third week but its never too late to join us! Starting every Monday, Intermediate students are welcome to join one of our groups. Come and challenge your mind, make new friends and learn French this winter! A bit too busy during the day? No problem! […] Read more

February Events

 | Chamonix
Here are some of the events taking place this month in the Chamonix Valley. Nocturne de Ski de Fond every Thursday between 18h30-20h30, you can do some night cross-country skiing at the Bois du Buchet in Chamonix. Open to all and free! The Alpine Tattoo show with start on the 26th February at the Majestic building […] Read more

Classic Ski Movies II

 | Chamonix
We have had a fantastic start to the season in Chamonix with lots of snow! The resort is now buzzing with seasonnaires and tourists descending onto the slopes and into the bars. If you’re looking to immerse yourself in a bit of French culture, what better way is there to spend the evening after a […] Read more

Snow in Chamonix

 | Chamonix
Chamonix is getting lots of fresh snow this week, as we’ve been immersed in a blizzard. Sun is forecasted for next week but for now with stormy conditions and high winds the mountains are a bit precarious at the moment. Be sure to check the Compagnie du Mont Blanc website for up to date reports […] Read more

January Events

 | Chamonix
If you are not too busy setting tracks on the mountain and enjoying the beautiful weather then there’s a whole host of other events in Chamonix for you to take advantage of! Come and show your support for our Chamonix Ice Hockey team Les Pionniers who will be playing matches at the Chamonix Ice rink/Patinoire Richard Bozon […] Read more

Our Winter French Intensive course is starting Monday!

 | Insted , Study languages
Come and join our Winter Intensive French Course at Insted! Want to develop your French skills? You are welcome to join our groups from 1-12 weeks of Intensive French course starting this Monday, 8th January 2018. Come and improve your written and spoken French with us, you can find details for pricing and other options right here. […] Read more