Immerse yourself in French with a French Language and Ski or snowboarding programme in Morzine in France. Perfect for motivated students who wish to combine their interest in skiing or snowboarding with expert language education. The course has 20 French lessons per week and the classes are dynamic and fun. The teachers focus on developing your speaking and listening skills using engaging and fun activities such as role-play, newspapers articles, multi-media activities and group discussions. Homework is given and corrected and your progress is carefully monitored. A level test is taken before you arrive so you are in the perfect group for your level and a Certificate at the end completes your course. Students are encouraged to practice what they’ve learned in the classroom during these lessons giving them the opportunity to build their confidence in the language, make new friends from lots of different countries and speak French all day long!
|Course dates:||2nd Janaury - 14th April|
|Classes per week:||20 Lessons per week|
|Class duration:||60 min|
|Class size:||Small classes (max 8)|
|Accommodation:||Half board accommodation single room with local host family|
|Social Programme:||Optional activities|
Surrounded by mountains, the alpine town of Morzine is situated in the world renowned Portes du Soleil. The town itself has a number of shops, restaurants and traditional markets which operate under a Friendly-French scheme, meaning students will receive a warm welcome regardless of their level of French and will be encouraged to practice the language while they are out and about. Morzine also benefits from a number of indoor and outdoor venues including an ice-rink, cinemas, tennis courts, bowling alley and skate park, so you will never be short of things to do.
Our partner school is located right in the center of Morzine. The classrooms are bright and modern and the school also provide a multi-media resource center for the students, equipped with free Wi-fi and coffee machine. The students also have unlimited access to the school’s online resources during their stay. In the evening the classrooms are converted into activity centers for film screenings, table quizzes and book clubs.
Staying with a host family is one of the best ways to improve your French and get to know and experience the local culture. The school’s host families are carefully screened and visited regularly by school’s accommodation officer. The families are very welcoming and willing to help you speak French and make you feel at home. You will have breakfast and evening meal with your family and there are plenty of shops, cafes and snack bars for lunch.
Ski + Snowboarding
Ski + Snowboarding Morzine has some of the best slopes for skiing or snowboarding and you can be on the piste within minutes of the lessons ending.
- We can arrange a lift pass for you which covers 120km of slopes and 48 lifts giving you excellent access to all day skiing and snowboarding.
- We can arrange equipment hire with a full range of skis and snowboards for every level as well as a wide range of winter clothing and accessories. We have an arrangement with 2 shops in Morzine which will give you discounted prices.
- Lessons- we can arrange either group lessons or private lessons in skiing and /or snowboarding through French
Optional Social and Cultural Programmes:
- Excursions to the medieval village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva.
- Visit to the Chateau de Ripaille in Thonon
- Local Market trips
- French Film night
- Table Quiz
- Fondu night
- Ski pass not included
- Discount prices on ski equipment available in some shops.
- Airport transfers not included
Interested in this course but need to know more? Please contact us here:
Give us a call 00 353 1 2143314 or if you’re in the area drop in to our office -we’d love to say hello...
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