Interest Group Contact
Please contact Lyn Aldridge using our French email contact link.
CURRENT STATUS: the group meets at 10am on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.
We are a French Conversation Beginners Group, finding out about France, its people and customs along the way. Our aim is to be able to understand and converse in the French language when travelling to France or Europe on holiday.
Interested in joining this French Group?
Please contact Lyn Aldridge using our French email contact link to find out more, join the group or attend a taster 'meeting'.
Poems for Spring - in French
Being a creative bunch of members, we decided to write poems celebrating the arrival of Spring (Printemps) in French.
Download and read these literary masterpieces at 202204 - Des Poèmes pour le Printemps
For those u3a members not fluent in French, do try to read them aloud as French is a beautifully poetic and flowing language. Maybe your school French may help a little.
Group News; Salut Tout le Monde
We meet at 10am on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. We have successfully continued French language activity in 2021 using Zoom.
Meeting Dates for 2022 - 10am on the 2nd Wednesday in month unless updated below - marked *
|12 January 2022||.||.||11 May2022||.||.||14 September 2022|
|9 February 2022||.||.||8 June 2022||.||.||12 October 2022|
|9 March 2022||.||.||13 July 2022*||.||.||9 November 2022*|
|13 April 2022||.||.||10 August 2022||.||.||14 December 2022|
Note: * 13 July and 9 November meetings may need to be a revised venue or date due to family commitments - to be discussed and agreed at a group meeting.
For our meeting discussion, we will have a theme of ‘Family and Free Time Activities,’ which gives us lots of scope but if anyone has any other ideas of themes they would like covered then please let me know.
In addition and for anyone unable to join the meeting, we will circulate monthly some quizzes, translations, French exercises, etc.
Une Bonne Année à Tous.
Previous Outings: Photos from previous visits and events available to members from Webmaster.