Some of the finishing work at unit 7

At the Modern Language School’s new premises –  unit 7, Queens Square Business Park, Huddersfield Road, Honley, Holmfirth – some of the finishing work has already started. Ben has made all the partitions ready to paint here in rooms 4 and 5, the smallest rooms.   Michael has painted some of the partitions here in […]

Our artisans are hard at work

A great set of artisans Tim, Mark and Ben are working hard this week to get premises ready for the Modern Language School. Mark has been fitting the sink and the cupboards for the kitchen area. Ben is finishing some of the partitions in a classroom.

Stop Press! New Italian Courses!

Slight change to our new Italian timetable for September 2018! New Italian Beginners course now Thursday morning from 10-12. Courses start w/c 10th September. Enrol now to receive 15% discount off our annual fee! I’m looking forward to teaching these classes in our wonderful new school! Unit 7 Queens Square Business Park Honley, Huddersfield Road, […]

The MLS move

Week 2 The MLS move is getting closer: The new school is taking shape as work on our new premises is going apace. The 3 larger classrooms are partitioned and the 2 smaller ones partly so. Partitions built by Ben and his team at Full Circle Ceilings & Interiors. Tim, the electrician from J.T. Repairs […]

Up and up without stairs at our new premises!

At present, some of our students are struggling with the stairs at our current premises in Meltham Mills. We took a leap of faith in 2012 with renting at Meltham Mills, but we’ve had 6 wonderful years here. Also, we have been very proud to offer a space dedicated to language learning to over 300 […]

Le piazze italiane

This afternoon I asked my students if they could name all “le piazze” in this photo, how many can you name…? Reply to this post or comment on social media. Buon divertimento!  

Savours of languages – Italy

When you are learning a language at the Modern Language School, you find out more and more about the country’s culture and traditions. A delicious way of discovering these is to sample the savours of the country and even have a go at cooking some specialities yourself. At the Modern Language School, we have been […]

Learn a language to delay dementia

Learn a language to delay dementia Nicholas Hellen April 23 2017, 12:01am, The Sunday Times Learning a second language can delay the onset of some kinds of dementia by six years, according to new research. Even five hours a week of learning can build up a “cognitive reserve” counteracting the effects of brain disease and boosting […]

My language journey from Huddersfield to Milan

I joined the Italian Beginners course at the Modern Language School after my fiance (who was living in Italy) proposed and asked me to make the move to Milan. Considering I had 7 months to learn, joining The Modern Language school was the best decision I could have ever made. At my first ever lesson […]