Category Archives: Language


The members have demonstrated an ability to read well and we are progressing to develop convesational skills and increase confidence, both of which produce much fun and laughter. There are now two or three groups which meet weekly via Zoom on Friday at 1-2.30pm and 2.30-4pm  with some on Thursday 2-3.30pm. The convenor is Pippa… Read More »


These courses will concentrate on oral skills and will make use of (mostly) electronic materials available from the Third Trust Resources and various websites. These are divided into two levels: Beginners: 2nd & 4th Wednesday evenings at 19.30-21.00. Intermediate: 2nd & 4th Thursday evenings at 19.30-21.00.


This is a conversation class which meets at 2pm on Thursdays, fortnightly. We talk about a wide range of topics, first at a very basic level, and as we remember more of what we once learned, we will increase our vocabulary and ability to speak German. It is left to the individual member to choose… Read More »


An opportunity to brush up the Latin which they learned decades ago or for those who are complete beginners. The convenor and class members are gentle, easy-going souls and don’t bite. We moved on to the Cambridge Latin Course Book 2 (4th edition) as the basis for our studies. This can be purchased through AMAZON-… Read More »


The U3A French groups aim to focus on conversational French i.e. speaking and understanding. All of us have done some French before either at school, work or on holiday – although in some cases it was a very long time ago! French is a popular language so we have four groups currently, each aimed at… Read More »