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Creative Labs

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The French Institute in Scotland is now introducing its brand new "Creative Labs" this December 2020. It is an opportunity to consolidate your French skills all the while being creative in an area of your taste, whether it is visual arts, creative writing, or music.

Tous Auteurs: du son et du sens


"All authors" workshop’s main goal is coming up with a piece of artwork that combines creative writing and sound. The participants will explore both individually and in small groups, their creative potentials in poetry and prose within a chilled out and playful atmosphere. You will also get to choose the sound that shall accompany your text in the end product of this workshop. By the end of this workshop, each one of you will leave with a small booklet of your creations and an audio recording of your own text and of the common project.
▲ by Franck Magloire, the author of Ouvrière (Éditions de l’Aube, 2002, points Seuil 2012) among other and recipient of Prix littéraire de la Ville de Caen (2003) award.
▲ Levels B2.3/B2.4, C1, C2
From Tuesday, December 8 to Tuesday, December 15, 2020: 2hrs per session (2 - 4 pm).
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Parlons d’Art


They say "Paris is always a good idea." Studying the history of art in Paris is an even better one! Through this workshop, you will learn to analyse paintings and get to visit major Parisian museums from the comfort of your own home.
▲Level: B1-C2
▲by Julie Groscaux, diplomée en art plastique et professeur de français à l’institut français d’Écosse.
Wednesday, December 9 to Friday, December 18, 2020: 2 hrs/session from 2 to 4 pm
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Revise your oral and written learnings and consolidate your grammar and verb tenses.
▲Classes are taught by Julie Groscaux and Sarah Amadio.
A1/A2 From Monday, December 7 to Friday, December 11 @10-11am
A1/A2 From Monday, December 14 to Friday, December 18 @10-11:30am
B1 From Monday, December 7 to Friday, December 11 @5:30-7pm
B2 From Monday, December 14 to Friday, December 18 @5:30-7pm

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You will get to discuss the recent news with Sarah Amadio. Sarah is a former tutor at Kings College, French Alliances of Londres Sydney and Melbourne. Click on the image and book now!
▲ via Zoom
▲Level: B2/C1/C2
Tuesday, December 8 to Thursday, December 17, at 2-4pm (8h in total)
▲Atelier dirigé par Sarah Amadio, forte d’expériences au Kings College University, et aux Alliances Françaises de Londres Sydney et Melbourne.
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Revue de Presse

At this lab, we will be discussing press reviews that students will receive prior to sessions. Topics will cover any subject except Covid!
▲ via Zoom
▲Level: Minimum C1 level.
Wed. December 9, 10 am-noon and Wed. December 16, from 10 am-noon. 4 hours in total.

How to enrol?

Log into your account and book online. If this is your first time using our online enrollment platform Extranet, before subscribing you may want to take a look at this page first.

Institut Français Écosse 2020