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.

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 […]

Savours of languages – Portugal

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 […]

Free language classes

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Language adventures – part 5

If you are feeling adventurous, consider travelling off the beaten path on your next visit to Europe. English speakers may be harder to come by in these less well-trodden places and you will really benefit from language lessons in advance of your trip to help you navigate your way around. At The Modern Language School […]

8 benefits of learning a foreign language

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We explore the benefits of learning a new language in a language school. Beyond the delight that comes from being able to converse with someone in their native country in a language that is not your mother tongue, there are a range of benefits to speaking two or more languages. The brains of bilingual people […]

Dining out in Portugal

Eating is something you will get plenty of chance to do in Portugal and you are in for a treat! Here are some useful words and phrases for you: garfo fork faca knife colher spoon prato plate copo glass guardanapo napkin   Here are some basic items you may wish to ask for (pedir) in […]

Making contractions in Portuguese!

In English you add an apostrophe in contractions like can’t and don’t to show that a letter is missing. Portuguese combines words so they are shorter or easier to pronounce, but they don’t use apostrophes. Remembering to use these in Portuguese can be tricky, but don’t worry! If you miss some contractions when you speak, […]