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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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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

Wing It – songs, dancing, and stomping!

A detail from the poster 'Greece, The Play'

We chat to Hélène, Katie and Vickie of Wing It Productions about a new play they are putting on at Théâtre Prémol with young people from the Grenoble area.

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A-WA-KEN your senses to South African culture

The A-WA-KEN, South African Faction logo
Grenoble Life speaks to XiaXiahn Vaccalluzzo of the A-WA-KEN South African Faction, a new language and cultural exchange incorporating dance, music and art, and run by three generations of a Rainbow Nation family.

English Talk Radio – April 11

Speaker Grill. Photo: Chase Houston

The April 11 English Talk Radio show features Trudi Penkler, a psychologist, psychotherapist and ‘Intercultural Consultant’ with her own practice, Active Adaptation Counselling, in downtown Grenoble. The discussion is about third culture kids, particularly teenagers … Continue reading English Talk Radio – April 11

Trudi Penkler – adaptation counselling in Grenoble. Part II

Trudi Penkler: Active Adaptation Counselling

Trudi Penkler is a psychologist, psychotherapist and ‘Intercultural Consultant’ with her own practice, Active Adaptation Counselling, in Grenoble. In the second of a two-part interview, she talks to Grenoble Life about the experiences families can have adapting to life in France. Continue reading Trudi Penkler – adaptation counselling in Grenoble. Part II

English Talk Radio – January 22

Dials. Photo: ericcomando89

English Talk Radio is a talk show in English on 90.8 Radio Campus Grenoble. We talk about film, theatre, finance, restaurants, travel, and have a variety of topical guests. We are four presenters: Kristine Minski talks about finance, Christina Menez talks about China, Mary Zaccai talks about student issues, and Vivian Draper – animatrice/rédactrice – hosts the show. Every Sunday at 12.30pm, and every Wednesday at 7pm on 90.8, Radio Campus Grenoble and live on www.campusgrenoble.org – and also here on Grenoble Life. Continue reading English Talk Radio — January 22

“Our aim is to be a welcoming body of people” – an interview with Stephen Coffin of The English Speaking Church of Grenoble

Congregation at The English Speaking Church of Grenoble
Congregation at The English Speaking Church of Grenoble

Rev. Stephen Coffin is the Chaplain at The English Speaking Church of Grenoble. James Dalrymple of Grenoble Life talked to him about the church services and activities, his experiences in Africa and England, and why he came to Grenoble. Continue reading “Our aim is to be a welcoming body of people” — an interview with Stephen Coffin of The English Speaking Church of Grenoble