Timetable 2017-18 and Course Specifications

Dates 2017-18

Term 1 & 2 Courses

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)

Term 1 only courses

Ten Weeks commencing 09 October - 11 December 2017

Term 2 only courses

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.

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

 

 

Language

Level

Term

Day

Time

Book Online

Arabic Beginners Term 2 Thursday 1830-2030 Book Here
French Fast Track Beginners (A1) Term 2 Monday 1830 - 2030 Book Here
French for Business B1 Term 2 Wednesday 1830 - 2030 Book Here
French for Lawyers B2 Term 2 Wednesday 13:30-14:30 Book Here
French Conversation B2 Term 2 Wednesday 13:30-14:30 Book Here

French DELF B1

Exam Prep Course

B1 Term 2 Tuesday 1830-2030

Book Here

French DELF B2

Exam Prep Course

B2 Term 2 Monday 1830-2030

Book Here

French DALF C1

Exam Prep Course

C1 Term 2 Monday 1730-1930

Book Here

German Fast Track Beginners (A1) Term 2 Monday 1830-2030

Book Here

German for Business B1 Term 2 Wednesday 1830-2030

Book Here

German Conversation B2 Term 2 Thursday 1330-1430

Book Here

Greek Introduction to Greek Part 2 Term 2 Wednesday 1830-2030 Book Here
Italian Fast Track Beginners (A1) Term 2 Tuesday 1830-2030 Book Here
Italian Intermediate (B1) Term 2 Thursday 1830-2030 Book Here
Italian Conversation & Cinema

Part II

B2/C1

Term 2 Tuesday 1830-2030 Book Here
Italian Conversation B2 Term 2 Thursday 1330-1430 Book Here
Japanese

Beginners

Term 2 Tuesday 1830-2030 Book Here
Korean

Introduction to Korean Part 2

Term 2 Thursday 1830-2030 Book Here

Mandarin Chinese

Language and Culture for Business

Beginners

Term 2 Wednesday 1830-2030 Book Here
Portuguese

Introduction to Portuguese Part 2

Term 2 Thursday 1830-2030 Book Here
Portuguese

Fast Track Beginners (A1)

Term 2 Monday 1830-2030 Book Here
Russian

Introduction

Term 1 Tuesday 1830-2030 Book Here
Spanish

Fast Track Beginners (A1)

Term 2 Tuesday 1830-2030 Book Here
Spanish for Business

B1

Term 2 Thursday 1830-2030 Book Here
Spanish Conversation

B2

Term 2 Wednesday 1330-1430 Book Here

Spanish DELE

Exam Prep Course

B1 Term 2 Thursday 1830-2030 available soon

Spanish DELE

Exam Prep Course

B2 Term 2 Tuesday 1830-2030 available soon

Spanish DELE

Exam Prep Course

C1 Term 2 Wednesday 1830-2030 available soon

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.