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ILA, Institut Linguistique Adenet, Montpellier, France –  Language School Review

In anticipation of the Dalf C1 examination I took eight weeks of the intensive prep course (30 lessons per week) at ILA in May and June of 2015. Overall I found their classes to be organized and leaning towards a … Continue reading

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Taking the Dalf at 50 – Week 7 and 8 of French Class

Written June 8, 2015 8 week immersion course at ILA, Institut Linguistique Adenet, Montpellier, France Today starts week seven, three weeks left before the Dalf C1 exam. I don’t know that I feel more ready. It was hot this weekend … Continue reading

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Taking the Dalf at 50 – Living with a Host Family

Over the last two decades I’ve done a number of homestays while taking language courses in various countries. Situations can vary greatly and it’s a risk that many language learners, especially older learners, avoid. I’ve found most living conditions to … Continue reading

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Taking the Dalf at 50 – Week 3 and 4 of French Class

Written May 23, 2015 8 week immersion course at ILA, Institut Linguistique Adenet, Montpellier, France I didn’t write last weekend simply because I was too depressed. My first week of the Dalf prep course was much more difficult than I … Continue reading

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Taking the Dalf at 50 – Week Two of French Class

Written May 9. 2015 8 week immersion course at ILA, Institut Linguistique Adenet, Montpellier, France After the second week of classes I feel like I’ve been here for a month but also like I’m running out of time – that … Continue reading

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Taking the Dalf at 50 – First Week of French Class

Written May 2, 2015 8 week immersion course at ILA, Institut Linguistique Adenet, Montpellier, France This first week of language school has been a test of my endurance and perseverance.  It seemed like such a good idea months ago when … Continue reading

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