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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.

Russian dolls

Russian language facts

 | Study languages
  Facts about the Russian language – why you should learn it! Russian is an East Slavic language and an official language in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. It is an unofficial but widely spoken language in Ukraine, Moldova, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Russian belongs to the family of Indo-European languages and is one of […] Read more

Study french in Chamonix

Climb Extra – extension course

 | Insted
  Climb Extra – extension course for our Climb&Study students The Climb Extra course is new for the summer 2015. It is an extension course for Climb&Study students with additional focus on how to stay safe on the mountain. We have a limited number of places so book in advance to make sure you get […] Read more


English language facts

 | Study languages
  Facts about the English language – why you should learn it! English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global language. It is an official language of almost 60 sovereign states, the most commonly spoken language in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, […] Read more

Freeride Day 2015

 | Chamonix
  Theme for this year’s Freeride Day is Playa America Latina (the Beach)! As every year, to celebrate the end of the ski season go to Grands Montets ski area on Sunday the 3rd May 2015 for lots of fun. The theme this year is the beach, so bring your swimming costume along! The entertainment […] Read more

Spainish Flamenco

Spanish language facts

 | Study languages
  Facts about the Spanish language – why you should learn it! Spanish is a Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain. More than 400 million people speak Spanish as a native language. It is the third language by total speakers behind English and Mandarin. Spanish is one of the six official languages […] Read more

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Climb&Study in Chamonix this summer

 | Insted, Study languages
  Climb&Study in Chamonix this summer After the success with our Ski&Study package last winter, you now have the opportunity to book our Climb&Study package for this coming summer! The price is 3235€ and this is included in the Climb&Study package: 13 weeks of French intensive course, MBU season ski pass, climbing course and registration fee. You […] Read more


French language facts

 | Study languages
  Facts about the French language – why you should learn it! French or la langue française is a Romance language, belonging to the Indo-European family. It descended from the spoken Latin language of the Roman Empire.  A French-speaking person or nation may be referred to as Francophone. French is the second-most widespread language worldwide […] Read more