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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

Pre-Winter French Course for intermediate level available

 | Formation professionnelle, Insted, Study languages
Thinking about ‘brushing up’ on what you already know and improve your French skills? We have a 4-week pre-winter intensive French course, tailored for intermediate (B1 and B2) level students. This course is perfect for those who are busy throughout winter, but have some spare time before the season begins. This course runs 9h00-12h15 everyday […] Read more

Faux Amis

 | Insted, Study languages
  The false friend aka faux amis is a thorn in the side of any student learning a new language. A “false friend” refers to a word that is identical or similar in two languages but its meaning is very different. Here are a few to keep in mind, so that your next french exchange won’t […] Read more

Joyeux Halloween

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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

 | Chamonix, Formation professionnelle, Study languages
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

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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

 | Formation professionnelle, Insted, Study languages
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