Beccles

French Conversation

Overall Co-ordinator: Michelle Golding
Vacancies in some groupsNo waiting lists

The aim is to have fun with French, whilst learning about French language and culture, and improving on current level of ability.
During the current 'Covid situation', you can still contact us via the little bird.
We are trying to keep up our current schedules and 'meet up' on the phone or via the internet.
Please see individual sub pages and contact the individual convenors for venue details and up to date information about each of their groups. At the moment they are mostly meeting on zoom or via email, but during the summer some small group garden meetings took place.
For those who just want to keep up their french in their own time 'Duolingo', caters for all levels and is very easy to use, 'francais authentique' gives excellent podcasts for those with a little more knowledge (both are free if you avoid signing up for extras) There are also a whole host of other resources available on the net, and there is even Lockdown learning on the BBC. Contact us if you would like more ideas.
Our new French style Petanque group has been playing on an area at the end of the path beside the cafe at the Quay, it has been a fun way to enjoy the outdoors, get active and enjoy the company of others with an interest in France and all things French. We haves strict protocols to ensure that we are 'Covid-secure'. Please contact the overall convener, via the little bird for more information and a copy of the latest guidelines. We resume on the 19th April at 2.00pm.
Please also contact the overall convener, via the little bird on this page for general information (about the most appropriate group for you to join and where there might be vacancies).
We hold 2 'whole group' events on the 3rd Monday afternoon of January and July please see below. These are an ideal opportunity to come along and chat to each of the conveners. The next whole group meeting will be on the 19th July 2021

French Conversation- Tourist French for beginners: Convenor: Kate O'Brien, meet 2nd and 4th Friday morning 10am AND new group meet 2nd and 4th Friday afternoon 2pm

French Conversation- Tourist & Twinning French: Convener: Kate O'Brien, meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday morning 10am

French Conversation - Intermediate : Convener: Pamela Saint-Mart, 2 groups meet on the 1st and 3rd Friday morning at either 10.00am or 11.15am.

French Conversation - Advanced: Convener: Susan Oglesby, meet 1st and 3rd Tuesday afternoon 2.00pm

French Conversation - Improvers: Convenor: Jerry Hadingham, meet 1st and 3rd Thursday afternoon 2.30pm

French Conversation - En Avance: Convenor: Michelle Golding, meet 2nd and 4th Tuesday afternoon at 2.00pm

Petanque Last Year's Summer get together was a whole group petanque tournament held on Monday 20th July 2020 which was won by Julia and Ted from 'En avance', while this Year's whole group event was held on Zoom, with each participant 'bringing us their bakes' on the 20th January.

Vive la Galette

 

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