Languages

French Conversation

Leader: Diana Brahams, assisted by Geraldine Melinek

Suitable for people with some working knowledge of French.  Conversation will be on a variety of topics and hopefully progress from “getting to know you and holidays” to the news, current affairs, politics, and local events and issues.  Brush up your irregular verbs and vocabulary!

New applications are invited for this group.

  • Start date: Resumes 04 September 2018
  • When: Tuesday 1.45 pm – 2.45 pm
  • Location: Leader’s home, NW11 7LG
  • Frequency: Fortnightly
  • Number of places: 8

French Improvers

Leader: Yocheved Freeman

This group will cover conversation, understanding, and writing skills.

  • Start date: 03 September 2018
  • When: Monday 10 am – 11 am
  • Location: Leader’s home, NW4 2HR
  • Frequency: Weekly
  • Charges: None
  • Number of places: 9 – many still available

German Conversation (Advanced)

Leader: Eva Wiesner

Small, friendly group focused solely on general conversation, reading current newspaper articles, without teaching or grammatical studies.

  • Start date: Already active
  • When: Thursday 3 – 4 pm
  • Location: Leader’s home in NW11 6AG
  • Frequency: Weekly
  • Number of places: 6

Hebrew (Ivrit) Conversation

Leader: Tony Korn

  • Can you make yourself understood in Ivrit?
  • Want to improve your Modern Hebrew (Ivrit) conversation and proficiency?
  • We are an intermediate-level, fun and friendly conversation group (chug) in Modern Hebrew (Ivrit) for people who can speak the language and want to progress their competence..
  • Great majority of discussion in Ivrit.

At each meeting, we mainly read, translate and discuss articles from the latest issue of Yanshuf (an Israeli newspaper in somewhat easier Ivrit) with its crib sheet.  Except when translating, we speak only in Ivrit throughout our meetings.

  • Start date: 09 October 2018
  • When: Tuesday 10 am – 11.30 am
  • Location: Member’s home in NW11 7RE
  • Frequency: Weekly
  • Number of places: 10

Italian Conversation

Leader: Lisa Vignoli

Simple Italian conversation practice, e.g., name, address, time, weather, etc. Reading aloud from selected texts, e.g., newspaper, and then discussing text. Oral language questions and oral answers. Translation: Italian into English, English into Italian.

  • Start date: 28 September 2018
  • When: Friday 10.30 am – 11.30 am
  • Location: Leader’s home, NW11 6AT
  • Frequency: Fortnightly
  • Number of places: 8
  • Waiting list operating as group is currently full.