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Evening language courses

Languages

Our evening classes are open to University Students, Staff, Alumni (for a discount) and members of the public. In line with current University policy, we can only accept enrolments for those aged 18 or over in the academic year.

We offer language classes from Beginners to Advanced level. To help you find the right course we have a guide for choosing the correct level of language study

Timetable for 2020/21 courses

See details below for evening courses available for each language. 

 

You can now register for online language courses starting from week commencing 3rd May 2021.  This applies to existing students who wish to continue their programme as well as new participants.

Please enrol by 23rd April 2021.

Details of evening courses running for Ancient Greek will be confirmed soon.

‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌Language & LevelStarting DayTimeBook online

Arabic Beginners

w/c 3/05/2021 Thursdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

Details of our BSL evening courses will be confirmed soon.

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French Fast-track Beginners (A1) - NEW

w/c 3/05/2021 Thursdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

French Fast-track Beginners - Part II (A1.2)

w/c 3/05/2021 Tuesdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

French Post-Beginners (A2)

w/c 3/05/2021 Wednesdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

French Intermediate (B1.1)

w/c 3/05/2021 Thursdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

French Advanced Conversation (B2+)

w/c 3/05/2021 Thursdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here
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German Fast-track Beginners (A1) 

w/c 3/05/2021 Wednesdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

German Post-Beginners (A2)

w/c 3/05/2021 Thursdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

German Intermediate (B1.2)

w/c 3/05/2021 Tuesdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

German through culture (B2+)

w/c 3/05/2021 Tuesdays 19:00 - 20:00 book here
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Modern Greek Beginners (A1.1)

w/c 3/05/2021 Tuesdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

‌ Details of evening courses running for Hindi will be confirmed soon.

Details of evening courses running for Indonesian will be confirmed soon.

‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌LanguageLevel Starting DayTimeBook online

Italian Fast-track Beginners 

A1 w/c 3/05/2021 Tuesdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

Italian Post-Beginners

A2 w/c 3/05/2021 Wednesdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

Italian Intermediate B1.1

B1.1 w/c 3/05/2021 Mondays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

Italian Short Stories

B2+ w/c 3/05/2021 Wednesdays 18:30 - 19:30 book here
Plida B1 Exam Preparation Course   w/c 26/04/2021 Tuesdays 13:00 - 14:30 book here
Un viaggio in Italia B1/B2 w/c 26/04/2021 Wednesdays 10:30 - 12:00 book here

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Japanese Beginners

w/c 3/05/2021 Wednesdays 18:30 - 20:30 full

Japanese Post-Beginners

w/c 3/05/2021 Tuesdays 18:30 - 20:30 full
‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌Language & LevelStarting DayTimeBook online
 Korean Beginners Part II (A1.2) w/c 3/05/2021 Thursdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

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

‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌Language & LevelStarting DayTimeBook online

Mandarin Chinese Beginners 

w/c 3/05/2021 Wednesdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

Mandarin Chinese Post-Beginners

w/c 3/05/2021 Tuesdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

Mandarin Chinese Intermediate I

w/c 3/05/2021 Wednesdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here
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Polish Beginners (A1.1)

w/c 3/05/2021 Wednesdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here
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Portuguese Fast-track Beginners (A1) 

w/c 3/05/2021 Tuesdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

Portuguese Post-Beginners (A2.1)

w/c 3/05/2021 Wednesdays  18:30 - 20:30 book here
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 Russian Beginners Part II w/c 3/05/2021 Mondays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

 

‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌Language & LevelStarting DayTimeBook online

Spanish Fast-track Beginners (A1) NEW

w/c 3/05/2021 Tuesdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

Spanish Fast-track Beginners Part II (A1.2)

w/c 3/05/2021 Wednesdays  18:30 - 20:30 book here

Spanish Post-Beginners (A2)

w/c 3/05/2021 Wednesdays  18:30 - 20:30 book here

Spanish Intermediate (B1.1)

w/c 3/05/2021 Tuesdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

Spanish Intermediate (B1.2)

w/c 3/05/2021 Wednesdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

Spanish Advanced Conversation (B2+)

w/c 3/05/2021 Thursdays 18:30 - 20:30 book here

 

‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌Language & LevelStarting DayTimeBook online

Swedish Beginners (A1.1)

w/c 3/05/2021 Thursdays 17:30 - 19:30 book here

 

Course options

Academic Year 2020/21

The first ten weeks will be from Week commencing 5 October - 7 December 2020.

The second ten weeks will be from Week commencing 11 January - 15 March 2021. 

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Each course takes place on one evening, Monday-Thursday, and is taught for 20 weeks over two terms (except 'Introduction to...' ,"Italian short stories" and "German through culture" courses)

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). 

Some Beginners courses and exam preparation courses are run in Term 2 only and consist of a 2 hour session per week for 10 weeks (20 hours in total).

'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). 

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

Italian short stories/ German through culture: 1 hour session per week, 6:30-7:30pm, for 1 weeks in Term 1 (10 hours total).

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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 term 3 course extension will be offered in all languages except BSL.

 

Ten Weeks commencing 5 October - 7 December 2020

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 term 3 extension will be offered in all languages except BSL.

Ten Weeks commencing 11 January - 15 March 2021

DELF/DALF, DELE exam preparation courses will start and finish 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 term 3 extension will be offered in all languages except BSL and exam preparation courses.

Term 3 online extension courses (if available)

Ten weeks commencing 3rd May - w/c 5th July 2021. 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.