January celebrations around the world

Janvier est un mois de traditions et de coutumes dans le monde entier, qui le célèbre à travers divers rituels et célébrations. Alors gardez encore un peu de

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Our students’ Christmas traditions

Un Noël en votre compagnie, chers élèves. En ce jour de Noël tant attendu, nous avons décidé de vous donner la parole. Oui vous, chers lecteurs, nos élèves

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Noël en français

When does the Christmas season officially start for you?  Maybe on the 1st of December, when you open the first door on le calendrier de l’Avent, or just a few

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La petite France at home

Winter is around the corner and we’re already feeling the cold air coming. Chilly days, wooly jumpers and coffee mugs will be part of your routine for a

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Our dear false friends (les faux-amis)

Did you know that 50% of English vocabulary comes from French? Mais oui! That being said, common/similar words to both languages do not always mean the same thing.

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Things you should know before moving to Geneva

Are you planning to move to Geneva? Bravo ! You are about to start a new life in a city where 45% of the inhabitants hold a foreign

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The key to success is practice! (FIDE sample questions)

So, you know what the FIDE test is about, you have decided to take it, and of course, you are determined to succeed! Bravo ! This exam will

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Back to learning French, the essentials.

Un cahier, un portable, des écouteurs… What do I need for my French lessons? September is here and this is the perfect time of the year to join

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Dîner à la française! 

Boeuf bourguignon, Quiche lorraine, Raclette.... French cuisine is considered among the world’s best and, to be honest, we are not surprised! If you want to impress your friends,

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Talking about la météo

Nous sommes en juillet ! It's July! This is the hottest month in Geneva. The temperatures are not extremely high, but they are good enough to enjoy the

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