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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

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

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

 | Formation professionnelle, Study languages
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