Exeter

Language

Convenor: Joyce Burgess

We meet once a month during the Autumn and Winter on the 3rd Wednesday in the month at 2.30 – 4.00 at the Mint.

If you would like to be added to the list of group members in order to receive email up-dates and reminders, please contact the convenor.

There is no need to notify the convenor if you wish to attend, just turn up.

Our sessions are on any language-related topic. To give a flavour of our subjects, among our previous meetings have been: the decipherment of Linear B; an introduction to Russian; Esperanto; Sign Language; Pet linguistic hates etc..

Our November meeting was on the International Phonetic Alphabet.

Our future topics will be the following:

Wednesday, 19th December 2018: Christmas Language - an open meeting - bring along any Christmas-related language: cracker jokes, words, phrases, Christmas card rhymes, Christmas carols, adverts etc.

Wednesday, 16th January 2019: Rhetoric

Wednesday, 20th February 2019: Language of the Amazon Piraha Tribe

Wednesday, 20th March 2019: Why Ancient Greek is so difficult

Wednesday, 17th April 2019: The Language of Humour

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Anthropology Birdwatching
Bridge Canoeing
Centrepoint Choir
Cinema Circle Dance
Classical Music Computer Mentoring
Convenors Café Crosswords
Current Affairs Cycling
Discussion Discussion Circle
Drawing for Pleasure Drawing Techniques
Exercise Exeter University Liaison
Food Matters French at the Lodge
French Issues and Topics Gardening
Geology German Conversation
Going Places Hearty Hikers
History History on the Move
Italian Italian 2
Italian 3 Language
Local History Mah Jong
Mathematical Pastimes Out and About
Parlons Francais avec Marie-Claude Patchwork and Craft
Patchwork, Applique & Quilting Philosophy
Photography Play Reading
Poetry Quizzes
Reading Group III Reading Group IV
Reading Group V Reading Group VI
Reading Group VII Room 101
Science Scrabble
Short Weekly Walks Spanish : First Course
Stride Out information Subtitles
Supper Club Tennis
Topsham Discussion Group Travel
Ukulele Understanding the Weather
Walkie Talkies Walking Group
Workshop Singers Writing for Pleasure