French Improvers

Convener

Mike Saunders

The French Improvers group (Les Petits Français) has an external tutor who has lived and worked in France for many years. Each lesson uses a blend of conversation and reading/translation to help us learn. Discussions can be wide ranging – from what we have been doing during the previous week to topical news items. Conversations around the life and culture of France are also popular. We have used a wide variety of sources for texts and are currently reading Un Secret by Philippe Grimbert, a book used as part of the A level French syllabus. The text often brings up questions about grammar which are expanded upon as required.

​Do you have a little knowledge of French but wish that you could speak it better, then why not join us?

The group is currently fully subscribed but if you would like to join a waiting list or find out further information please contact the convener.

Date: Tuesdays
Time: 10:30 am
Location: Beaufort Arms Hotel Raglan
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Accessibility at Bridges Centre

Members’ monthly meetings are held at Bridges Community Centre, Drybridge Park. Some group meetings and activities also take place at Bridges. Off street parking is available here outside the building, and disabled parking is adjacent to the building entrance. There are no external steps or slopes, and the entrance doors are automatic. The ground floor is fully accessible and level throughout, and there is space for wheelchairs. There is a lift to the first floor, and accessible toilets on both floors. There is a hearing induction system in the Agincourt room where the monthly meetings are held.

Accessibility at Ty Price

Some group activities and meetings are held at Ty Price, St Thomas Community Hall, St Thomas’s Square. There is no off street parking here. The approach on foot is a gentle slope to double entrance doors. The ground floor of the building is fully accessible and there is a disabled toilet. The stairs to the first floor are wide and well-lit with a handrail on both sides, but there is no lift. There is a hearing induction system on the ground floor.

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