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How to ask French people to slow down when they speak

Talking too fast? Photo: mediamolecule

Géraldine Lepère of Comme une Française shares her tips on how newcomers to Grenoble can get their French interlocuteurs to speak more slowly. Continue reading How to ask French people to slow down when they speak

Resolution No.1: Improve my French for real

‘Resolutions and goals.’ Photo by creepyed

Marie Verrey shares her tips with those Grenoble-based expats for whom improving their French features top of their New Year’s resolutions. Continue reading Resolution No.1: Improve my French for real

Europole CSI Panto presents … Cinderella

Cindarella poster (detail)

Mandy Besson shares news of Cité Scolaire Internationale’s annual pantomime production, this year to be Cinderella.  Continue reading Europole CSI Panto presents … Cinderella

One Monday at Montessori International

Montessori school shelves with toys. Photo: 3neus

In a three-part blog Camille Bromley describes a day in the life of a teacher at the Montessori International School of Grenoble. Read part I. Continue reading One Monday at Montessori International

One Monday at Montessori International (part III)

In a three-part blog Camille Bromley describes a day in the life of a teacher at the Montessori International School of Grenoble. Read part III. Continue reading One Monday at Montessori International (part III)

One Monday at Montessori International (part II)

In a three-part blog Camille Bromley describes a day in the life of a teacher at the Montessori International School of Grenoble. Read part II. Continue reading One Monday at Montessori International (part II)

Guida Bulha: developing oral communication in Grenoble

Guida Bulba: Corps & Voix

Grenoble Life’s Shonah Kennedy meets Guida Bulha of Corps et Voix, a trainer and consultant in oral communication. Continue reading Guida Bulha: developing oral communication in Grenoble

French education: more IS better … for a while

A filled blackboard. Photo: Rainer Ebert

In response to criticism of the education system on Grenoble Life and from the Anglophone community in France, Iain Smears mounts a passionate defence of French schooling. Continue reading French education: more IS better … for a while

My fruitless efforts to change national education

Classroom. Photo: sfar

Gregg West is an American history and geography teacher at Cité Scolaire Internationale. He also handles the school pantomime, organic gardening club, interpersonal communication classes and music club.  In this explosive article for Grenoble Life, he describes his career-long efforts to change the education system in France. Continue reading My fruitless efforts to change national education

Art and music for all – an interview with VSArt’s Meredith Charreyron

 

VSArt Floral Workshop, June 2009, LFPA résidence Notre Dame, Grenoble
VSArt Floral Workshop, June 2009, LFPA résidence Notre Dame, Grenoble

Meredith Charreyron set up the Grenoble chapter of VSArt, a large French volunteer association that brings cultural opportunities to disadvantaged and elderly people. She talks to Grenoble Life about VSArt’s activities, her background, and opportunities to participate as a volunteer in the city. Continue reading Art and music for all – an interview with VSArt’s Meredith Charreyron