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 If a course is cancelled or withdrawn by the university, course fees will be refunded in full.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 If a course is cancelled or withdrawn by the university, course fees will be refunded in full.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 If a course is cancelled or withdrawn by the university, course fees will be refunded in full.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.

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Arabic

Beginners

Term 1 and 2 Monday 18:30-20:30 book here

Arabic

Post Beginners

Term 1 and 2 Monday 18:30-20:30 book here
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BSL

Level 1

Term 1/2/3 Wednesday 18:30-20:30 book here

BSL

Level 2

Term 1/2/3 Tuesday 18:30-20:30 book here

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

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French

Beginners (A1)

Term 1 and 2 Thursday 18:30-20:30 book here

French

Fast-track Beginners (A1+A2)

Term 1 and 2 Wednesday 18:30-20:30 book here

French

Post Beginners (A2)

Term 1 and 2 Monday 18:30-20:30 book here
French Intermediate (B1) Term 1 and 2 Thursday 18:30-20:30 book here
French Upper Intermediate (B1-B2) Term 1 and 2 Thursday 18:30-20:30 book here
French Advanced (B2-C1) Term 1 and 2 Monday 18:30-20:30 book here
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German

Beginners (A1)

Term 1 and 2 Monday 18:30-20:30 book here

German

Fast-track Beginners (A1+A2)

Term 1 and 2 Tuesday 18:30-20:30 book here

German

Post Beginners (A2)

Term 1 and 2 Thursday 18:30-20:30 book here

German

Intermediate (B1)

Term 1 and 2 Tuesday 18:30-20:30 book here

German

Upper Intermediate (B1-B2)

Term 1 and 2 Wednesday 18:30-20:30 book here

German

Advanced (B2-C1)

Term 1 and 2 Thursday 18:30-20:30 book here

 

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Greek

Introduction (A1.1) Term 1

Wednesday

18:30-20:30 book here

Greek

Post-Beginners (A2) Term 1 and 2

Wednesday

18:30-20:30 book here
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Hindi

Introduction

Term 1 Monday 18:30-20:30 book here

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

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Italian‌

Beginners (A1)

Term 1 and 2 Monday 18:30-20:30 book here

Italian

Fast-track Beginners (A1+A2)

Term 1 and 2 Monday 18:30-20:30 book here

Italian

Post Beginners (A2)

Term 1 and 2 Monday 18:30-20:30 book here

Italian

Intermediate (B1)

Term 1 and 2 Thursday 18:30-20:30 book here

Italian

Conversation and Cinema (B1-B2)

Term 1 Thursday 18:30-20:30 book here

Italian

Conversation and Cinema (C1)

Term 1 Tuesday 18:30-20:30 book here

 

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Japanese 

Beginners

Term 1 and 2 Tuesday 18:30-20:30 book here

Japanese

Post Beginners

Term 1 and 2 Tuesday 18:30-20:30 book here
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Korean

Introduction

Term 1 Thursday 18:30-20:30 book here

Korean

Post Beginners

Term 1 and 2 Tuesday 18:30-20:30 book here

 

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Latin

Introduction

Term 1  Monday 18:30-20:30 book here
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Mandarin Chinese

Beginners

 Term 1 and 2 Tuesday  18:30-20:30  book here

Mandarin Chinese

Post Beginners  Term 1 and 2  Wednesday  18:30-20:30  book here
Mandarin Chinese Intermediate  Term 1 and 2  Wednesday  18:30-20:30  book here
Mandarin Chinese Upper Intermediate  Term 1 and 2  Thursday  18:30-20:30  book here
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Portuguese 

Beginners (A1)

Term 1 and 2 Thursday 18:30-20:30 book here

Portuguese

Post Beginners (A2)

Term 1 and 2 Tuesday 18:30-20:30 book here
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Russian

Beginners

Term 1 and 2 Monday 18:30-20:30 book here

Russian

Post Beginners (A2)

Term 1 and 2 Tuesday 18:30-20:30 book here

 

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Spanish 

Beginners (A1)

Term 1 and 2 Wednesday 18:30-20:30 book here

Spanish 

Fast-track Beginners (A1+A2)  Term 1 and 2 Thursday 18:30-20:30 book here
Spanish  Post Beginners (A2)  Term 1 and 2 Thursday 18:30-20:30 book here
Spanish  Intermediate (B1)  Term 1 and 2 Wednesday 18:30-20:30 book here
Spanish  Upper-Intermediate (B1-B2)  Term 1 and 2 Thursday 18:30-20:30 book here
Spanish Advanced (B2-C1)  Term 1 and 2 Tuesday 18:30-20:30 book here 
           
           

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