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Joyeux Halloween

Joyeux Halloween à tous! I hope you all have your costumes ready! Here’s some French Halloween vocabulary to get you started: fêter – to celebrate hanter – to haunt effrayer, faire peur – to scare se déguiser – to dress up jouer un tour à quelqu’un – to play a trick on someone avoir peur […] Read more

L’Aiguille du Midi and landscape vocabulary

Autumn is here in Chamonix and the colours are changing, as well as the temperature! Its the time of year when everyone is talking about the weather. The Aiguille du Midi is open 8h10-15h30 everyday, so it’s a perfect time, with these clear blue sky days, to head up 3,842m to view the beautiful landscape! This […] Read more

Halloween Movie Night

If you’re a real horror movie fan, you are going to love Cinema Vox’s Surprise movie on Halloween night right in the centre of town. Showing at 18h00 on the 31st October, Cinema Vox with give you a great fright for only 4€! If you prefer staying in for the evening, here are 3 of […] Read more

Study french in Chamonix

Pre-Winter French Courses 2017

Are you thinking of doing a ski season? Will you be looking for a job in Chamonix this Winter? Being able to speak at least some French will make a huge difference! Maybe you just want to ‘brush up’ on what you already know and improve your French skills? We have a 4-week pre winter intensive French course […] Read more

Student Accommodation in Chamonix

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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

UTMB 2017 et Vocabulaire

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  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