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If you are looking for general advice about joining a language group, setting one up, gathering some new ideas for existing groups at any level or if you simply want to be in touch with other language groups you have come to the right page. There are now four language advisers, Sylvia Duffy deals with French, Dorothy Newman with Russian, Alastair Sharp with German and Trevor Davies with Latin. So you can go back and find them under their individual subjects. Heather Westrup deals with other languages and general questions. She is also there to be a general "hub" of language groups who want to keep in touch with each other. Let her know if you would like your group to be added to the "Languages Network".

We send out newsletters to all who have made enquiries and with National Mailings. If you want to be sure of receiving these contact a language adviser. We like to include news about your group, how you learn, what activities you do and any ideas or information you can offer to others. We also organise study days for group leaders and teachers. Get in touch if you would like one in your area.

Various leaflets are available. You can download them from the National Website - see link at the top of the page - or contact a language adviser. Paper copies can be sent.

(A) Starting a Language Group
(B) Finding a Language Group
(C) General Guide to Books and Materials for Language Learning
(D) European Language Levels (CEFR)
(F) Ideas for Conversation groups
(F) A Guide to Books and Materials for Italian
(G) A Guide to Books and Materials for Spanish