Tag Archives: American expat

International Grenoble – expat life in the Capital of the Alps

The Bastille, Grenoble, photo by demiante

Considering living and working in France? Read on for the lowdown on what makes Grenoble a great destination for expats.

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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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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

A guide to living abroad in Grenoble

A subjective view of Grenoble? Photo: Dave Peake
Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple reviews Aurelia d’Andrea’s guidebook Moon Living Abroad in France, which features, among many other useful insights into all things Gallic, a chapter on the Capital of the Alps.

Bring out your students’ creativity with TESOL France

Using theatre in the classroom? Photo: alancleaver_2000

Christina Rebuffet-Broadus invites local English teachers to participate in TESOL France Grenoble activities ahead of a swap shop on using theatre in the classroom. Continue reading Bring out your students’ creativity with TESOL France

From the Grenoble Life archives

What archives used to look like before the digital revolution. Photo by dolescum

Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple delves into the archives to relive some of the highs and lows of the past few years online in the Capital of the Alps. Continue reading From the Grenoble Life archives

The France Etats-Unis guide to ‘la rentrée’

September. Photo by rosemary

April Buchanan explains the concept of la rentrée for the uninitiated, and tells us all about France Etats-Unis Grenoble‘s activities coming up from September. Continue reading The France Etats-Unis guide to ‘la rentrée’

Profile – The American School of Grenoble

The façade of Cité Scolaire Internationale, host to the American School of Grenoble
Grenoble Life profiles the American School of Grenoble, unique to the region in offering the American High School Diploma curriculum.

The Open House Grenoble “welcome mat”

The many flags of the Open House logo

English-speaking voyager Maureen Walsh describes the soft landing in Grenoble provided by the local expat association Open House. Continue reading The Open House Grenoble “welcome mat”

Secrets of successful negotiation in Grenoble

Getting past no! Photo: Hey Tiffany!

Rebecca Skillman talks to Ellen François-Jacobs, facilitator of the Working Women’s Network of Grenoble workshop ‘Essentials of Successful Negotiation’, 28 May. Continue reading Secrets of successful negotiation in Grenoble