Join a language club!

Part of OrneLink’s remit is to facilitate social and linguistic exchange between members. Many expat members of the network would like to improve their French; but lessons can be costly, inconvenient and hard to stick at. There are also many French members who would love the opportunity to practice or improve their English.

Read more

In the news

Des jeunes à l’heure anglaise

You may have seen this article in the latest edition of Orne Magazine. Here's the translation for those of you who struggled with the French version!

There is a whole host of initiatives being launched in secondary schools across Orne, giving young people a brand new way to improve their English. Report.

Thumbs up for OrneLink volunteers

Janet volunteers at Saint-Exupéry college in Alençon. Tavidado, the blog for teenagers in the department, went to see how English classes have changed now that Janet is there.

Read the article (in French) and see the 3 vidéos they made here.

And don't forget to contact us if you too are interested in volunteering at a shool near you. A HUGE thanks to the 17 volunteers who are helping out already!!

Le Brewery gets a gold medal

Le Brewery, run by Steve Skews at Joué du Bois, has been awarded a gold medal for its stout "Odo" at the Mondial de la Bière in Strasbourg. Brewers from 17 countries competed this year.

"Odo" is 'a real traditional English milk stout, reminiscent of Makeson, Jubilee & Bristol. Rich, dark and moreish', which you may have sampled at one of our Garden Parties.