Although I am a wanderer by nature, born and educated in Britain – all over Britain – I’ve been teaching in Berlin for over twenty-five years and retired for three. Without moving from the spot where I now live, near Krumme Lanke, the idea slowly grew that it would be a good idea to set up groups with people of my own age who would like to do with me what I can do best: teach/learn English.
Thus were the English for Over-Sixties born.
The demand seems to be huge. Let me know if you would like to join. As you will see there are groups of different standards.
This is N O T a blog and I do not read the comments – many of which try to sell me medicaments. So don’t bother trying! Do you enjoy reading English-language fiction? Do you have lots of ideas about authors and writing? Reading Group in der Ingeborg-Drewitz-Bibliothek. Always the last Monday in the month …
The English saying “no pain, no gain” is our motto : we’re confident, cheerful , eager Over-Sixties. Alison teaches us weekly : vocabulary, discussion, tenses and reading/writing stories. It’s easier said than done remembering it all. But, chin up, take your time. You’ll be motivated and learn stresslessly and regularly. Christa-Maria and Reinhard Rieck. (50 …
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