Sunday, June 25, 2017

Pronunciation Workshops

Singing in French Workshop: How to get a Va-Va-Voum accent
 

Learn to roll your Rrrrrs, to kiss your Uuuuus and much more…
Mosaic Languages is proud to be part of the Voilà Festival, the anual French-Language Loving festival at the Cockpit, Marylebone and will be presenting a workshop on French Pronunciation.
Suitable for singers but also all French learners, find out the tricks of classical opera singers to get perfect pronunciation.
Price is £10. Pay at the door or reserve your place by sending an email to info@mosaiclanguages.co.uk

 

Improve your pronunciation in French and Italian with a professional language coach
Elise Lefay is a French professional language coach for singers with a degree from Trinity College of Music, London and a Diploma in Singing from the Conservatorio of Trieste, Italy. She is currently coaching soloists and choirs, including the BBC Symphony Chorus.  Elisehas been working as a French language teacher for singers at Trinity College of Music since September 2011.

FRENCH

  • How not to stress French words
  • Learn when to pronounce the final letter of a word
  • Linking words together with “liaisons” as in les _amis
  • How to match French spelling and French sounds
  • Most common mistakes made by English speakers
  • The French nasal vowels .
  • How to cut words in syllables in the French way and know the correct length of a syllable
  • How to master the French “U” and ‘R’
  • At the end of the workshop, you will be given a pronunciation booklet with audio-links.
Friday,17th January 2015
Time: 7.30pm – 9pm

ITALIAN

  • How to stress Italian words
  • How to recognize and pronounce double consonants
  • Most common mistakes made by English speakers
  • How to make your Italian sing
  • How to pronounce specific Italian sounds -gl – gn
  • At the end of the workshop, you will be given a pronunciation booklet with audio-links.
Saturday, 18th January 2015
Time: 10.30-12

Grammar Workshops

Level required:This course is aimed at students who are puzzled with the Passé Composéor Passato prossimo and have a A1/A2 level, are doing Mosaic Beginner or lower intermediate courseor preparing for GCSE.
Method used: The tutor will explain rules in English but there will be a lot of active students’ interaction with an emphasis on speaking. There will be role-plays, language games, pair and group work.

FRENCH

ETRE OR AVOIR – THAT IS THE QUESTION!
  • Revise regular and especially irregular past pariciples like done and gone
  • learn the quick way which auxiliary verb goes with which verb and where to put ne and pas
  • learn to juggle with Q A about past experiences
  • Plenty of examples and practice! Grammar rules explained in English
Saturday, 21st February 2015
Time: 10.30-12.00

ITALIAN

ESSERE OR AVERE- THAT IS THE QUESTION!
  • Revise regular and especially irregular past pariciples like done and gone
  • learn the quick way which auxiliary verb goes with which verb
  • learn to juggle with Q A about past experiences
  • Plenty of examples and practice! Grammar rules explained in English
Saturday, 27th February 2015
Time: 10.30-12.00

Price for each workshop is £20; 2 for £35. Book 3 workshops by 30th November 2014 and get ONE FOR HALF PRICE

Venue: William Morris Rooms (opposite Polka Theatre), 267 The Broadway, London SW19 1SD
To book your place, use our PayPal facility or alternatively contact us via email or
phone ( 07956 53 34 68

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