Welcome to Language For Fun!

Welcome to Language for Fun Ilkley and Skipton, for lovely lively French for adults. We also offer Fun Spanish and Italian classes.

We offer fun, stress free lessons in relaxed but highly structured and effective classes.
Our classes are:
-focused on communication
-in small groups so everyone feels at ease to join in.
-created specifically for adult learners
-part of a structured programme that could take you through to advanced level
We don't:
-work for any exams
-have compulsory homework
-put anyone on the spot

If you are not sure what level you are please contact me to discover which is best for you [email protected]

We are now taking bookings for our autumn term which starts week commencing 25th September 2017

Our Language Classes

French Beginners 1

This class is suitable for complete beginners.

Tuesday evenings 6pm at The Ilkley Moor Vaults, Ilkley. This is a brand new class for September 2017

A daytime class can be arranged on Wednesday afternoons subject to demand please email Emma to register your interest.

French Beginners 3

This class is suitable for people who have followed a short introductory course of around 20-30 hours or perhaps need to gain some more confidence.

Thursday evenings 7pm at The Ilkley Moor Vaults, Ilkley.

French Pre -improver level

Not a beginner but not quite an improver this class is for you!

Wednesday mornings 9:30am at The Wheatley Arms, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley.

French Improvers 1

Wednesday evenings 8pm St Margarets Parish Hall, Ilkley. This is a brand new class for September 2017.

French Intermediate

Wednesday mornings 10:30 am at the Wheatley Arms, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley

Wednesday evenings 7pm St Margaret's Parish Hall, Ilkley

French Advanced

If you are approaching A Level standard or above get in touch to see if this fast paced class will suit you best.

Thursday evenings 8pm at The Ilkley Moor Vaults, Ilkley

Other French Classes

Other classes can be arranged according to demand - just let us know what level and what day you would like and we will pop you on a waiting list.

We can also do 1-1 private lessons and private group lessons for small groups of friends or couples tailored to your own pace and level for business purposes or just for fun. We can even set up a class at your workplace if there is enough demand! Please get in touch for more information.

Term Dates

Autumn Term: Classes start week commencing 25th September 2017, The term lasts 10 weeks with a break for half term.

Our Teachers

Emma Williams


Telephone: 07799790587

email: [email protected]

Emma has a degree in International Business and French and an A Level in Spanish. Emma is also learning to speak German but is still very much a beginner, which she feels gives her plenty of empathy with her learners. Emma has lived in two lovely areas of France; Brittany and the Loire Valley. Emma worked for the UK Civil Service for over 11 years but always missed using her language skills, she has taught with Language for Fun since September 2016.

Sue Mclay


email: [email protected]

Sue has lived abroad for six years – she spent one year as a student in Grenoble and Tübingen and, after completing her French and German degree, worked in
Paris for five years. Her love of French has led to a long-standing involvement with the Wharfedale French Club and she seizes the opportunity to use her language skills in the workplace or with French-speaking friends whenever she can! Sue has taught with Language for Fun since January 2017.

Lisa Rushforth


email: [email protected]

Lisa is currently working as a Freelance Interpreter and Translator. She is fluent in both French and Spanish. Lisa has taught with Language for Fun since January 2016.

Social Events

Free Taster Classes
These will be held in the Ilkley area week commencing 19th September 2017. We will confirm the details soon. Places are limited so get in touch fast to reserve your place. We shall announce details for other areas soon.

Locations

Wheatley Lane, Ilkley LS29 8PP, United Kingdom

The Wheatley Arms, Wheatley Lane, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8PP

There is a large free car park at the venue, which is also just 100 metres from Ben Rhydding train station.

Ilkley LS29 9HD, United Kingdom

Ilkley Moor Vaults, Stockeld Road, Ilkley, LS29 9HD.

The venue has a free car park and is located just of the A65.

Ilkley LS29 9QL, United Kingdom

St Margaret's Parish Hall, Queen's Road, Ilkley, LS29 9QL

There is on street parking available around the venue, which is also a short walk from Ilkley train station.

The Wheatley Arms, Wheatley Lane, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8PP

There is a large free car park at the venue, which is also just 100 metres from Ben Rhydding train station.

Ilkley Moor Vaults, Stockeld Road, Ilkley, LS29 9HD.

The venue has a free car park and is located just of the A65.

St Margaret's Parish Hall, Queen's Road, Ilkley, LS29 9QL

There is on street parking available around the venue, which is also a short walk from Ilkley train station.

Pricing

Number of lessonsClass durationPrice
10 French lessons 60 minutes £120 including course material.
1 (1-1) Private French lesson 45 minutes £28 including course material.
1 (1-1) Private French lesson 60 minutes £32 including course material.

Payable per term in advance.

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