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Language courses: we teach a range of classical and modern foreign languages in many of our regions – designed to suit your needs. Writing courses: our creative writing classes are for everyone. Our brilliant tutors will support and encourage you, and you will learn from the rest of your group as well as developing your ideas, writing skills and knowledge and understanding about steps towards becoming a published author. Whether you have a story to tell already or have always loved words or poetry, our writing classes will be crafted around your interests.

Abbeydale Writers View details

Content will be flexible covering Form, Expression, Characterisation, Plot, Imagery, etc. depending on the needs of each individual student. Students will share their work with the group, and the tutor will provide examples of published writing to support the work being done, where necessary.

Advanced French View details

this French course taught by a native speaker will encourage students to join in group discussions & role plays regarding French, political, economical, environmental & social life. We will also revise grammatical points as & when require.

Advanced German View details

This course will cover: Cultural events. Holidays. History. Geography. Literature.

Advanced Italian View details

This course is aimed at people who have an intermediate/advanced knowledge of the Italian language, but keen to develop it further. The course will focus on oral, listening and speaking skills, but also reading and writing, so that the student will be able to communicate effectively. Being focused on communication skills, active participation during the classes will be encouraged. Each term the course will cover a different topic designed to broaden the learner's understanding of Italian society, culture and lifestyle

Advanced Latin for Pleasure View details

Come and translate Latin in a friendly, supportive and stimulating group. We shall tackle two core texts (one verse and one prose) alongside shorter extracts of other relevant texts. All students will have plenty of opportunities to translate, discuss and benefit from the wide range of insights provided by all the members of the class. Wherever possible we will consider the impact of Latin literature on modern European society and culture and its links to modern debates. Discussions are also intended to enable students to gain more from their own visits to museums and classical sites. Students will be invited to prepare some translation at home as well as translating unseen in class but the atmosphere is always relaxed and students can set their own pace for independent work. This course is for anyone who is reasonably confident with Latin and who wishes to gain first-hand experience of some of Europe's finest literature and its continued fascination for people today.

Beginners French View details

Learn how to greet others and introduce self and family. Ask for directions and enquire about facilities in a location. Reply to such questions. Use verbs Être and Avoir in conversation. Order drinks and snacks. Use negative as necessary in different contexts Describe weather. Learn days of week and months of year Begin to learn numbers to 60

Beginners German View details

Taking place in a friendly and relaxed group, this course places an emphasis on spoken German in everyday situations. No previous knowledge is required. Topics include exchanging information about yourself, ordering food & drink, booking accommodation, shopping & directions. To gain an insight into German culture. All welcome.

Beginners German View details

This course is for beginners and people interested in the German language. You will be able to communicate in simple German. You will be able to talk about your family, work, and leisure activities Ask for directions, order food and drinks, go shopping

Beginners Italian - Year 2 View details

This is an ongoing course. It is aimed at people who have already studied Italian for at least one year and have a basic knowledge of the Italian language, but keen to develop it further. The course will focus on oral, listening and speaking skills, but also reading and writing, so that the student will be able to communicate effectively. Being focused on communicative skills, an active participation during the classes will be encouraged. Each term will cover a different topic designed to broaden the learner's understanding of Italian society, culture and lifestyle.

Beginners Spanish View details

This is a practical course that gives you the tools to speak and understand Spanish from the very first session. It will enable you to gradually build up an understanding of how the language works and the vocabulary to use in everyday situations. You will be encouraged to discover a little about the culture and history of Spanish- speaking countries and to continue your study of the language.