French Year 5 (continued)

This course is for people with previous experience of French. Emphasis will be on speaking through fun activities with a sprinkling of listening, reading and grammatical activities in a relaxed atmosphere.

Textbook will be announced at the beginning of the term.

Tutor: Anne Pattison  Duration: 10 weeks (excl. 2 & 30 May)

Starts: Monday, 25 April 2022, 18.30 – 20.30           Ends: 11 July 2022

Cost: £95 (full rate), £65 (Institute members), £75 (concessions)


German for Complete Beginners


This course is designed to teach you the basics of the German language and is suitable for complete beginners with no prior knowledge of the language. By the end of the course, you will be able to understand and use simple phrases to exchange basic personal information in German. Course will include an introduction to the German alphabet, the basic rules of pronunciation, and asking and answering simple questions.

Textbook: Inlingua/Deutsch1/Schritt 1

Tutor: Claudia Boese             Duration: 10 weeks (excl. 2 June)

Starts: Thursday, 28 April 2022, 18.30 – 20.30         Ends: 7 July 2022

Cost: £95 (full rate), £65 (Institute members), £75 (concessions)


Spanish for  Complete Beginners                                                                                                                

This is a brand new course – ideal for people with little or no knowledge of Spanish. We will cover a variety of topics – greeting people, introducing yourself, ordering food, asking directions, etc. – suitable for visiting the country on holiday. You will have the chance to practise Spanish through a range of activities such as roleplay, word games and listening exercises. 

There is no need to purchase a textbook, but you might find it useful to bring a pad and pen.                                                                                               

Tutor: David Clare Duration: 10 weeks (excl. 2 June)                                                       

Starts: Thursday, 28 April 2022, 18.30 – 20.30    Ends: 7 July 2022                                                      

Cost: £95 (full rate), £65 (Institute members), £75 (concessions)


Beginners Italian for the Holidaymaker

This is a lively, brand new course aimed at complete and near beginners in Italian. No previous knowledge of the language is required. We will focus on speaking, listening and studying the phrases and vocabulary one might encounter as a visitor to Italy. The topics covered will be mainly practical, e.g. introducing oneself, going to the pub, eating out, shopping, directions and sightseeing.

Tutor: Denise Bianchini Duration: 7 weeks (excl. 31 May)                  

Starts: Thursday, 3 May 2022, 18.30 – 20.30    Ends: 21 June 2022                                                      

Cost: £70 (full rate), £50 (Institute members), £55 (concessions)

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