Introducing … Sweet Home Grenoble

Sweet Home Grenoble – language exchanges and discovery of the Grenoble area

Corinne Crespi of Sweet Home Grenoble tells us how the association can help newly arriving expats to discover the region and practise their French.

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6 games to improve your French in Grenoble

Dobble cards. photo: msaari

Géraldine is game-addict and founder of Comme une Française. She offers an insight on how games can improve your French, where to find them in Grenoble and where to play for free. Continue reading 6 games to improve your French in Grenoble

Laïcité, faith, and freedom of speech the French way

Charlie Hebdo fait la une. A detail from the front page of ‘Le Parisien’ newspaper, 20th Sept, 2012

Miracle Maid is a Bilingual British Blogger based in the Grésivaudan who writes and rants in French and English. She shares a recent post with Grenoble Life. Continue reading Laïcité, faith, and freedom of speech the French way

Vivre l’Eau – swimming pool activities for families

Vivre l’Eau activities for parents and young children

Association Vivre l’Eau invites Grenoble Life readers to join their swimming pool activities for parents of babies and young children. Ivana Orlitova tells all.

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New traditions at France Etats-Unis Grenoble

A France Etats-Unis get-together

April Buchanan shares news on upcoming activities hosted by France Etats-Unis Grenoble, the city’s premier group dedicated to Franco-American friendship. Continue reading New traditions at France Etats-Unis Grenoble

Grenoble – an Indian’s view

Bhargav Prasanna Swaminathan in Grenoble

Bhargav Prasanna Swaminathan has come to Grenoble from India to do a Master’s in engineering. He shares his first impressions of life in the Captial of the Alps from an Indian perspective.

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Learn French in Grenoble with Marie Verrey

Learning French? Photo by malinky
Learning French? Photo by malinky

We talk to teacher Marie Verrey about her work as an FLE freelancer and the advantages of learning French in Grenoble

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VSArt – calling for creative volunteers in Grenoble and the Isère

VSArt in action

Meredith Charreyron explains how you can help VSArt, a French volunteer association that brings cultural opportunities to disadvantaged and elderly people. Continue reading VSArt – calling for creative volunteers in Grenoble and the Isère

Register now for September auditions with Wing It and Floodlight

Auditions now for Wing It & Floodlight

Grenoble-based youth theatre Wing It and sister organisation Floodlight are currently casting for their upcoming English-language productions. Hélène, Vicki and Katie tell us more. Continue reading Register now for September auditions with Wing It and Floodlight

5 tips to help your kids integrate into their new French school

Salle de classe. Photo by letrusko

Just in time for la rentrée, French teacher Marie Verrey shares her top tips for newly arrived expats hoping to integrate their children into the French school system. Continue reading 5 tips to help your kids integrate into their new French school

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