Timetable 2017-18 and Course Specifications

Dates 2017-18

The first ten weeks will be from Week commencing 09 October - 11 December 2017

The second ten weeks will be from Week commencing 15 January - 19 March 2018

For BSL Level 1 the dates are above except there is a further six week term commencing w/com 31/04/2018 ending w/com 04/06/18.

For BSL Level 2 the classes commence on Tuesday, 03rd October, 2017 for 30 weeks in total. (Term 1 - 03/10/17 to 12/12/17; Term 2 - 16/01/2018 to 27/03/2018; Term 3 - 01/05/2018 to 19/06/2018 inclusive)

Please note that all courses are subject to registration and adequate numbers. Times and days may change from the published timetable. The Foreign Language Centre reserves the right to cancel classes at the start of term or at the latest in the first week of term if the minimum number of students required is not reached. If a course is cancelled or withdrawn by the university, course fees will be refunded in full.

Please note subject to demand a five week course extension will be offered in all languages except BSL.

Ten Weeks commencing 09 October - 11 December 2017

Please note that all courses are subject to registration and adequate numbers. Times and days may change from the published timetable. The Foreign Language Centre reserves the right to cancel classes at the start of term or at the latest in the first week of term if the minimum number of students required is not reached. If a course is cancelled or withdrawn by the university, course fees will be refunded in full.

Please note subject to demand a five week course extension will be offered in all languages except BSL.

Ten Weeks commencing 15 January - 19 March 2018

DELF/DALF and DELE Exam Preparation courses will start and finish normally one week later. These will be confirmed in due course and are also ten weeks.

Please note that all courses are subject to registration and adequate numbers. Times and days may change from the published timetable. The Foreign Language Centre reserves the right to cancel classes at the start of term or at the latest in the first week of term if the minimum number of students required is not reached. If a course is cancelled or withdrawn by the university, course fees will be refunded in full.

Please note subject to demand a five week course extension will be offered in all languages except BSL.

Term 3 extension courses (if available)

Five weeks commencing 07 May - 04 June 2018. Please note: As there are two Monday Bank Holidays in May if your class has been scheduled on a Monday night then these classes will be rescheduled onto alternative nights by mutual arrangement.

Each course takes place on one evening, Monday-Thursday, and is taught for 20 weeks over two terms (except 'Introduction to...', 'Introduction to ... Part II', British Sign Language and DELF/DALF Courses - see below).

Beginners, Fast-Track Beginners, Post-Beginners, Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate and Advanced: 2-hour session per week, 6.30-8.30pm, for 20 weeks over 2 terms (40 hours total). Maximum 20 participants per class.

Some Fast Track Beginners courses are run in Term 2 only and consist of a 2 hour session per week for 10 weeks (20 hours in total). Maximum 20 participants per class.

'Introduction to ...' Part 1: 2-hour session per week, 6.30-8.30pm, for 10 weeks in Term 1 or Term 2 (20 hours total). Maximum 20 participants per class.

'Introduction to ...' Part 2': 2-hour session per week, 6.30-8.30pm, for 10 weeks in Term 2 (20 hours total). Maximum 20 participants per class

BSL Level 1: 2-hour session per week, 6.30-8.30pm, for 26 weeks over 3 terms (52 hours total, including 3 sessions for assessment). Maximum 15 participants per class. The course leads to the BSL Level 1 Award.

BSL Level 2: 3 hour session per week, for 30 weeks over 3 terms (90 hours in total, including 3 sessions of assessment). Maximum 15 participants per class. The course leads to the BSL Level 2 Award.

DELF/DALF Examination Preparation Courses: 2-hour session per week, times vary per level, for 10 weeks in Term 2 (20 hours total). Maximum 20 per class

Please note that all courses are subject to registration and adequate numbers. Times and days may change from the published timetable. The Foreign Language Centre reserves the right to cancel classes at the start of term or at the latest in the first week of term if the minimum number of students required is not reached. If a course is cancelled or withdrawn by the university, course fees will be refunded in full.

Please note subject to demand a five week course extension will be offered in all languages except BSL.

Details of evening courses running for Arabic wil be confirmed soon.

Details of evening courses running for British Sign Language will be confirmed soon.

Details of evening courses running for Catalan wil be confirmed soon.

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French

Fast-Track Beginners (A1)

Intensive 2 week

Term 3 11/6-22/6 10:00-12:00 Book here
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German

Fast-Track Beginners (A1)

2 week intensive

Term 3 11/6-22/6 10:00-12:00 Book here
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Greek 2 week intensive course

Beginners Term 3

11/6- 22/6

10:00-12:00 Book here

Details of evening courses running for Hindi/Urdu wil be confirmed soon.

Details of evening courses running for Hungarian wil be confirmed soon.

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Italian‌

Fast Track Beginner

2 week intensive

Term 3 11/7-22/7 10:00-12:00 Book here

 

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Japanese 

INTRODUCTION

Intensive 2 week

Term 3 11/6-22/6 11:00-13:00 Book here

Details of evening courses running for Korean wil be confirmed soon.

 

Details of evening courses running for Latin wil be confirmed soon.

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Mandarin Chinese

INTRODUCTION

Intensive 2 week

Term 3 11/6-22/6 10:00-12:00 Book here
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Portuguese 

INTRODUCTION

Intensive 2 week

Term 3 11/6-22/6 10:00-12:00 Book here

Details of courses running for Russian will be confirmed soon.

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Spanish 

Fast Track Beginners

Intensive 2 week

Term 3 11/6-22/6 10:00-12:00 Book here

Details of evening courses running for Turkish wil be confirmed soon.