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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.

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

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

 | Formation professionnelle, Insted
The Insted team would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We will be closed from 15th December 2017, but look forward to seeing you all in 2018 as we will reopen on the 3rd January. If you have any questions or need to get in contact, you can email us at study@insted.com  Here’s […] Read more

Le Marché de Noël

 | Chamonix, Formation professionnelle
Chamonix’s Christmas market is coming soon! From the 16th December, you will find an amazing selection of local produce, sweet candies, spices, decorations, jewellery, arts ‘n’ craft exhibitions, live concerts, parades, a kid’s climbing wall and a chance to meet Father Christmas. The market will be constructed from little wooden cabins in the centre of […] Read more

Christmas French Vocabulary

 | Formation professionnelle, Study languages
It’s that time of the year when most of us are getting ready for Christmas. Planning holidays to visit family and friends; decorating the tree; watching Christmas movies and listening to songs; counting down the days with an advent calendar; shopping for presents and making your own list for Santa! Christmas is largely celebrated around […] Read more