Author Archives: Genevieve

Bela V – March 2015


May 24, 2015 Genevi Guestbook
I stayed with Geneviève for one week in March 2015. The class far surpassed my expectations. Geneviève is a wonderful teacher. She was encouraging, patient, and was very quickly able to assess my ability, and tailor the course to match my needs. In addition to being an excellent teacher, Geneviève is a warm, kind, fun (& funny!) person. In no time at all, I felt at home with her – and by the time I left, it was as though I was saying “à bientôt” to a friend! Geneviève, merci pour votre temps, votre [...]
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Recette de la salade niçoise


Apr 27, 2015 Genevi Blog, Food interest
   salade niçoise’s recipe Advice , never venture into a conversation with poeple from Nice asking them the following question , you’d be surprised by the result: “But , in fact , what do you put into an authentic salade nicoise ” ? Responses fuse, the debate gets passionate, the volume rises, the conversation gets confused and you will never get a clear and precise answer . You ‘ve been warned Basically, salade niçoise consists of a local row vegetables : So, no potatoes , no green beans, as suggested [...]
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Improve your French Jane R. Février 2015


Feb 14, 2015 Genevi Guestbook
I’ve just returned from a fantastic week in Nice Genevieve! I went completely unprepared, hoping Genevieve would have some ideas to help me improve my French. And she did! Although officially “classes” started after breakfast, practicing French started from the moment we said “Bon jour!” every morning and lasted until we said “Bonne nuit.” What’s more, Geneviève showed me some excellent apps I had no idea existed, so now I can listen to the news in French at home – still quite a challenge for me! After [...]
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Study French in France Pam S – Janvier 2015-


Jan 29, 2015 Genevi Guestbook
What a week! My stay with Genevieve was a great adventure and so much fun. I had always wanted to study French in France, with a goal of overcoming my timidity and reticence in speaking. Genevieve’s course was perfect for me because we could focus on conversation instead of grammar (although I needed some help here, naturellement!). We spoke French all day long, starting with a discussion of current events each morning. Genevieve was always exceptionally patient with me and encouraging. Of course, [...]
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Socca of Nice


Jan 29, 2015 Genevi Blog, Food interest
This recipe is very easy to make and can accompany a drink with friends .       Ingredients: – 125 gr of chickpea flour . You can find this flour in organic shops – 25 cl of water – 2 tablespoons olive oil – Salt and pepper Preparation: Pour water into a bowl. Stir the flour in a fine rain mixing with a whisk. Add salt and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Mix well to obtain a homogeneous paste. Let stand one hour the preparation Pour the dough onto oiled pizza pan or a baking dish . The thickness of the [...]
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Get to the next level in French Janet S. Janvier 2015


Jan 27, 2015 Genevi Guestbook
I have had a great time with Geneviève . She is such a good teacher. When I got stuck on a grammar point she was very patient and would explain until I understood. I was only with her for 4 days but she immediately  identified areas that I needed to work on and by the end of the week I was far more confident. With Geneviève’s encouragement I have realised that I can get to the next level and will definitely be booking another stay with her. Nice is a lovely town, easy to get around, with lots of things [...]
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Courtney F . November 2014


Nov 30, 2014 Genevi Guestbook
I came to study with Genevieve after studying for some weeks at another school in France. I needed to ‘fine tune’ my understanding of the language and that is exactly what she provided. She quickly identified areas of weakness and we focused on those. The pieces of the language puzzle started to come together and for that I am grateful. The convenience of my accommodations added to the pleasure of my stay. Our outings together strengthened my sense of the culture and history of the area. In addition, [...]
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Annika et Filip F – October 2014


Nov 15, 2014 Genevi Guestbook
Thank you for the time with you in Nice – one week for Annika and also a second one for Filip. Annika: When we came I must admit I was a bit affected by all the comments I had from colleagues – What, are you going on vacation to study French?? They didn`t say: Are you out of your mind; but the message was pretty clear. So I was wondering if we had made the right choice?) They were wrong and we were right. We both like to have something meaningful to do during vacation, and the balance between our morning [...]
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Christian E – Septembre 2014


Oct 19, 2014 Genevi Guestbook
I studied with Genevieve for two weeks.  From the moment I arrived in France, she was very sweet. In the beginning, I couldn’t understand anything she said.  A longtime ago, I had studied for three years in high school in the US.  However, I forgot most of what I learned.  But Genevieve was very patient.  Each day, she taught a grammar lesson, provided practice exercises, and she chose some articles to read and discuss, that were related to my work and my interests.  She maintained a very comfortable [...]
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Risa M – juillet 2014


Jul 21, 2014 Genevi Guestbook
The three days I spent in Nice were just incredible as I took an immersion course with Geneviève and I lived in her apartment. Notwithstanding that I have studied French for almost a year at a language school in Lyon and having also passed my C1 exam, the course with Geneviève still helped me a lot in putting into practice what I have learnt. We spoke a lot during these three days as we had breakfasts and dinners together, in addition to having a three- hour class each morning. It was my first time [...]
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