Interest Groups Online Groups

The group works by sharing and reading text examples out loud, translating and discussing queries and difficulties. Currently, we are reading Umzug nach Berlin by Daniela Fries (ISBN 9798769 568022).

There is a free conversation, sometimes with individuals reading out of their own prepared short texts.
Texts may be selected from books, online newspapers etc. May be shared in advance by email, or presented at the meeting by screen sharing.

No obligation to do more than listen, but encouraged to take turns reading out loud or speaking, ask questions, and volunteer activities of choice for future meetings.


Read more in the March 2023 News Extra


Second and Fourth Monday from 10.30am to 12pm

Group Size & Availability

Maximum 9 members. 

Waiting List

How to join

You can join this group, or the waiting list, via the Beacon Members Portal. To join a group you must first subscribe to Interest Groups Online. This is separate to a local u3a membership. 

If you would be interested in helping to lead a group around this subject or any other, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

You can contact the group leader via the Beacon Members Portal. For any other queries or information please contact the Interest Groups Online team by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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