Alpine French School, based in the French mountain resort of Morzine, has introduced distance learning courses for anyone booked with the company and also for anyone who would like to learn French whilst being isolated due to the current COVID-19 virus situation.
The lessons will be conducted over Skype or on the telephone to suit individual’s availability and the cost for the courses will be at a reduced rate.
They are also offering free online resources which will be live in the coming days.
Co-owner of Alpine French School, Helen Watts, said: “We really hope that people can start travelling back to our school here in Morzine soon, but right now that’s not possible so we wanted to ensure our current pupils, and also anyone that might want to learn French whilst quarantined at home, can continue to do so. Hopefully the personal contact will help in this time of isolation too. The courses are already proving to be a great success at this unusual time!”
Alpine French School was originally set up in 2003 as Lost In Translation offering French courses to the local expat community and English courses to the local French community and then to people visiting the area on holiday wishing to study French. The school now welcomes international students to the Alps to learn French in the villages of Morzine and Les Gets.
The School offers a wide range of traditional French courses, including private French courses, intensive French courses and GCSE/A-level tuition as well as courses with sporting activities such as skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking and climbing. Classes are taught in small groups of a maximum of 8 students using communicative, interactive methods.
The School also runs a popular French Summer Camp with day camp and residential options for 6-18 year olds to have fun and brush up on their French over the summer holidays.
They are also offering credits or date changes for anyone who had booked to on courses in Morzine but cannot now attend.
Prices start at €250 for 10 lessons of 60 minutes each. 30-minute or 60-minute lessons are available.
Individuals might also qualify for training budgets – information available here: Training-Budgets
Distance learning: alpinefrenchschool.com/distance-learning