The full Montpellier

27th July 2007 at 01:00
Every year we used to take the kids on an exchange to Montpellier, says the retired modern languages teacher at Dundee High.

One night, the other teacher and I were having a rare old time eating and drinking with the proprietor of the hotel the kids had been dispatched to their various French families when we got a phone call to say that the party they were in, at some village hall with their French partners, had been gatecrashed and someone had a gun.

Well, we all leapt into action and jumped in the proprietor's 4x4, but by the time we got there things had calmed down I think it was just an air gun.

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar,, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today