French Intermediate and Advanced Conversation


Would you like to practise your French? Here are the date, time and fee for the French conversation session of May 2017 at the Modern Language School in Meltham, near Huddersfield (UK). For people who have reached intermediate or advanced level and wish to practise their French language.

Monday afternoon in French

There is often a lot of banter in the Monday afternoon French class in Meltham Mills. Although learning a foreign language is not always a piece of cake, it has its many delicious moments. This Monday morning at the Modern Language School, Brian, Chris, Gary, Julie, Louise, Steven and Sue (Janet was away in France, […]

The write expression

Dom: Hi Virginia. You’ve been attending my French  classes at the Modern Language School for 3 years now and have proved a very able and friendly learner. What got you started; what prompted you to sign up for French classes? Virginia:  Thank you, Dom.  I really do enjoy the classes and feel as though I […]

Learning is a wonderful thing

Learning never goes just one way, it is multi-directional as I am constantly reminded in my classes. For example, on Wednesday morning, the members of the French class were presenting some works by Jean Cocteau and it was a feast of discovery. Did you know that Jean Cocteau did not just direct and script amazing […]

Buying clothes and shoes in French

Today in the French elementary course, we did a lot of practising on clothes and accessories description and buying, including a very silly catwalk… I believe the vocabulary for clothes is the one that includes the most “faux amis” (false friends, words that look like their English equivalents but mean something else). / For example, […]

Un jeudi matin très sage en classe de français

Le jeudi matin, c’est la classe de français avancé et d’habitude il y a beaucoup de  discussion et de rire. Mais ce matin, tout était calme et les étudiants, qui travaillaient en groupes, étaient très sages. Pourquoi? Eh bien, parce que tous les membres du groupe, tous âgés de plus de 45 ans, faisaient du […]

Today’s French Intermediate Class

There should be a health warning on the lid of the Wednesday evening French intermediate class at the Modern Language School. Something like “Beware! This class is dynamite!” It’s not just because people are lively and questioning, nor because they enjoy finding out more and more about French; it’s because they will not hesitate to […]