Tips & tricks on how to maximise your studying


Les Expressions de la Semaine

 | Formation professionnelle , Study languages
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

 | Chamonix , Formation professionnelle , Study languages
  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

Climbing Vocabulary

 | Chamonix , Formation professionnelle , Study languages
In Chamonix, the summer is in full swing and the Climbing World Cup has just bagged itself some new World Champs and left town. Here’s some rock climbing themed vocabulary to put you in the mood for scaling those rocks yourself!! Many climbing terms that were first coined in the French language are also used […] Read more

La Variété Française

 | Formation professionnelle , Insted , Study languages
There are many great ways to improve your French. No need to sweat for hours a day, cramming in as much as you possibly can from some bland textbook. How about spending short bursts of time studying and slowly immersing yourself in the language in other ways? Here are a few French musical artists you […] Read more

Student Accommodation in Chamonix

 | Chamonix , Formation professionnelle , Insted , Study languages
It’s always good to plan ahead! Have you found your place to stay this upcoming Autumn and Winter? 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 […] Read more

Summer French Intensive Course & Evening Courses are coming soon!

 | Formation professionnelle , Insted , Study languages
  At Insted Language School in Chamonix Mont Blanc, you can climb, hike, trail run, bike this summer whilst studying the French language. Our Intensive French course will begin on the 12th June 2017. Starting every Monday, you are welcome to join our groups for 1-10 weeks of intensive French classes. You can find details for pricing and […] Read more

10 common French words and expressions used in English

 | Formation professionnelle , Study languages
It’s quite incredible just how much languages overlap! As people travel more and cultures blend together, ‘foreign’ words and expression are exchanged and adopted. Its natural to hear “ciao” outside of Italy as a form of greeting or parting and “bon appetit” is commonly heard outside of France as a salutation before eating a meal. Here […] Read more