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L010       French Intermediate - Moira Marshall

Methodist Mission                                                        
Wednesday - 1.00 - 2.30

For those with basic French (perhaps a little rusty!). Whilst making further progress with the language, we regularly revise points which need extra practice. We use 'Facon de Parler' Book 2 preferably the 4th edition ISBN 978-0-340-94022-8 but if unavailable 5th edition is acceptable .  We are currently at unit 11.  Please note, this class will start on Wednesday 19 September.

L011 - French - Intermediate Plus (Methodist Mission Wednesday 10am) is now fully booked.
L012 - French Conversation (Methodist Mission Wednesday 10am) is now fully booked

L013       Understanding and Speaking French - Mary O'Meara

Town Hall                                                                                
Tuesday - 2.00 - 4.00

NEW CLASS! This class is suitable for anyone with 4 years French or more (even if 50 years ago). We will practise speaking in pairs and will improve comprehension by using a wide variety of material from Mr Men books in French to contemporary articles. There will normally be a short grammar section each week. Please note this class will start one week early on 18 September but there will be no class on 13 November.

L014       Continuing French - Mary Green

St Matthew's Parish Centre Rastrick                       
Thursday - 10.00 - 12.00

Simple role-plays, conversation and grammar. Our course book is 'Facon de Parler' Book 2 (ISBN 978-1-4441-8122-7) and we shall begin this year at chapter 12. We also use McGraw Hill Practice Makes Perfect 'Complete French Grammar'. We have a fun morning with a lively group of people. Some flexibility over class dates will be necessary now and again.

L021       Improvers' German - Robert Campbell

Jubilee Centre                                                                   
Monday - 10.00 - 12.00

A course for those with a basic grasp of German grammar. We are aiming for level A2. If there is a demand for a more advanced class that may be possible. Contact the tutor on 07736418496.

L022       Beginners' German - Robert Campbell

Jubilee Centre                                                                      
Monday - 12.30 - 2.30

We will assume no previous knowledge of German though those who wish to repeat the course are welcome. Over  two years we are aiming at level A1.

L023       German in use - Diana Wilson

Friends Meeting House                                                  
Monday - 10.00 - 12.00

A basic knowledge of the structure of the German language is assumed for this group, although revision of grammatical points is given when required. The focus of activities is in using German over a range of practical situations and in increasing vocabulary. Alongside the guidance of the tutor, members of the group contribute actively to the functioning of the class.

L030     Brush up your Italian - Kath Clarkin

Thursday - 10.00 - 12.00

We are a small group, who wish to maintain and improve knowledge of the language through conversation and interaction with others. We prepare work for discussion on a multitude of fascinating topics, study Italian books and films. Grammar is never neglected. New members are very welcome.

L031       Italian Intermediate Plus - Moira Marshall

Jubilee Centre                                                                   
Tuesday - 10.00 - 12.00

We are a self-help group enjoying conversation and discussion on various aspects of Italy and other general topics. A reasonable knowledge of grammar is assumed, but we also use a course book "Perfect your Italian" ISBN 978-1-444-1505-3. We would love to welcome new members.

L032       Upper Intermediate Italian - Lesley Ingleby

Methodist Mission                                                               
Monday - 2.00 - 4.00

We are a self help group and are interested in all aspects of Italian life. Food, places and history, culture, traditions, celebrations, famous Italians and customs. Come along and join us, we are a friendly group. We will be using 'Read and Think Italian' and possibly one other book.

L040       Reading Russian - Veronica Hughes

Tutor's Home                                                                         
Friday - 10.00 - 12.00

An appreciation of the Russian language through its literature. Knowledge of English grammar is helpful! Beginners in Russian can be accommodated. New students should contact the Tutor on 716307 to establish their ability level. The class will be held in students' homes on rotation.

L050       Making the most of Spanish - Christine Whiddon

Methodist Mission                                                        
Thursday - 10.00 - 12.00

We will be discussing current affairs and using role play situations. To learn about the culture, history and geography, we use Hugo's Advanced Spanish Course. Plenty of revision of grammar is included. This year we will be aimimg to expand our vocabulary and use of the subjunctive. Conversation will cover at least half of the class and we will be reading 'Stories from Latin America'.

L051 - Advanced Conversational Spanish (Central Library Thursday 10am) is now fully booked.

L052       Spanish for Improvers - Christine Whiddon

Methodist Mission                                                          
Monday - 10.00 - 12.00

This class is suitable for students with two or three years of studying Spanish. In class we share 'noticias' and read 'Stories from Spain'. We will be revising grammar in every lesson!

L053       Intermediate Spanish - Christine Whiddon

Jubilee Centre                                                            
Wednesday - 10.00 - 12.00

We are now using the text book 'Classic Spanish Stories and Plays'. Revision of grammar covered in the last five years is included. Conversation and role plays make the most of students' spoken Spanish.

L054       Intermediate Spanish - Denise Cliff

Town Hall                                                                          
Wednesday - 2.00 - 4.00

Tutor led group for those who wish to maintain and improve conversational Spanish. Home study, which normally covers a specific area of grammar and translation, is encouraged. Denise will act as group co-ordinator.

L055 - Spanish for Beginners (Town Hall Thursday 2pm) is now fully booked.


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Tel:  01484 308482