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French lessons and pole dancing

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After school days failure in French lessons I decided to enrol in a night class in the language. While waiting in the queue the women next to me, were enrolling in a Pole Dancing class. I realise now that I should have read the prospectus more carefully. Sure I may need French from time-to-time but pole dancing skills could have really enhanced my CV.
28th Feb 2008, 21:23  

MaggieD says:

oh la la!

28th Feb 2008, 23:03

hildegard says:

No, you were right, French - you can use it in every circumstance, including whilst pole dancing, whilst the reverse is clearly not true. (You try enjoying la carte gastronomique whilst orbiting a lamp post, legs akimbo... doesn't bear thinking about.)
Have a notion you're in the Great Wen, in which case, you could do worse than have a look at the l'Institut Francais site; www.institut-francais.org.uk
You're already enrolled in a class but they do lots of francophone social & cultural events, & have a decent members' lending library.

28th Feb 2008, 23:47

taniwha says:

Thanks for the link Hildegard. When I move beyond restaurant French this could be right for me. My main interest in learning French was just for the sheer pleasure of learning something new and the fun of doing something different. I seem to find myself in a French speaking country a couple of times a year and thought it would be fun to be able to say more that 'I'm sorry I don't understand'.

29th Feb 2008, 08:05

Jig along says:

Yes yes, must enrol in pole dancing and take lots of pics:)

29th Feb 2008, 09:11

taniwha says:

... and communicate through the international language of erotic dance.

29th Feb 2008, 09:25

lps says:

French apart... the shot is great or what's the same: 'La photo est superbe!

29th Feb 2008, 09:28

taniwha says:

Hey! I understood that! The lessons must be working.

29th Feb 2008, 09:29

SaharaSB says:

pole dancing in french would be great !

1st Mar 2008, 09:04

taniwha says:

No, no pole dancing for me. I spent the evening learning to say 'bonjour!'

2nd Mar 2008, 17:00

minkey says:

Taniwha, pas bonjour bonsoir :-) Trying to remember what pole dancing is in french, shame on me...Ou zut alors. Agreeing with Hildegard about the french institute. Great stuff. And if you want my notes on psychology in french , you are more than welcome
PS forgot to say i liked the picture and the story

4th Mar 2008, 09:02

billion says:

why wouldn't you want to learn polish dancing?

4th Mar 2008, 10:44

hehe

absolutely!

and great shot too

4th Mar 2008, 13:53

taniwha says:

Minkey - psychology notes in French! Maybe in a few years. I'm struggling with French sociology translated into English at the moment.

Billion - ah, Polish dancing with spoken French in an English institution danced by a New Zealand immigrant with a Polish Dad ... I think I need to lie down.

Thanks D.

7th Mar 2008, 08:18

CHESO says:

love this picture!! I like so much the abstract images, this is wonderful!

10th Mar 2008, 23:50

taniwha says:

Thanks Cheso. It makes something ugly into something almost beautiful

11th Mar 2008, 07:55