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Fun With Languages

The group met in November when we practised our short play for the Christmas Showcase event, amidst great fun and laughter. All enjoyed the morning and we have some budding actors around. everyone joined in so well so congratulations! We just have to pull it off on the day! This is 12th December 2.00 – 4.00pm at the Leisure centre. I have
e-mailed members information about the other rehearsal times.

The 20th November will be our meal at French Living and the usual language meeting on 13th December in John Godber Centre at 10.30 will be our Christmas nibbles event. Please bring along the items you volunteered or anything you would like to share.

2019 – We are always open to new members so feel free to come along for a taster session. Our meeting in January will be on the 10th at John Godber Centre at 10.30 am in the Byron Suite. We shall be continuing with Spanish so please bring along your sheets for a revision session to start the new year. If you are new and want to come sheets are available.

A happy and peaceful Christmastide to one and all.

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Fun with Language Continues

We are continuing with our French conversation lessons, at the next session we will be learning how to describe issues surrounding a visit to the doctor or hospital.

Our next meeting is at 10.30 am on the 11th October,2018, at the John Godber Centre.

New members are welcome

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French Revision – 10th May 2018

Our April meeting went well despite a few being away on holiday. We prepared and performed role plays in Italian, to build confidence and practise the language skills more. All joined in with good heart amidst much merriment. Some good Italian characters were emerging!!! Well done, everyone.

If anyone new wants to join us the meeting on May 10th at 10.30 at Jphn Godber Centre in the Byron Suite would be a good time to join, as we are doing a revision French class then will go on to add to our French repertoire. Please bring all your old French sheets to the meeting. If anyone new is interested, please let me know and I can sort out sheets for you.

Liz and I look forward to seeing you on 10th May and do not forget the meal at Moda to practise our Italian is on 17th May at 6.30.

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Fun with Languages group begin Italian

We made a great start to our Fun with Languages group for 2018 with most of the original members present and we welcomed three new ones too. We began with the first of three sessions on Italian. We learnt how to meet and greet each other and introduce ourselves.
We viewed the relevant clips from the internet, even though the computer did its usual ‘playing up’ scenario. And we went on to learn some basic numbers and complete, or almost complete, a challenging number wordsearch.
We all enjoyed the session and look forward to the next one on Hotels and Directions on Thursday 8th Feb. at 10.30 in the Byron Suite at JGC. See you there! Please remember your £5.00 subs please this month. Thank you.
Best Wishes,
Liz Attenborough & Ann Murray

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Christmas Revelries and New Beginnings

We had a great time at the presentation meeting on 13th December and this was followed on the 14th by our trip to the German market in Birmingham. We enjoyed tasting the Gluhwein and other goodies, and seeing the huge array of stalls. We also enjoyed a tour around Birmingham taking in the Edwardian tearoom, a lovely carol service by the conservatoire choir and an enjoyable walk along Brindley place and the Mailbox, followed by a meal at Cafe Rouge. Ann’s mistletoe cause much comment on the return train journey home and great fun was had by all who managed to come at a busy time of year.
Our January meeting is on Thursday 11th at 10.30 at JGC. We begin Italian.
Happy New year to all.
Ann and Liz

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