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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.

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.

Adventures in poetry View details

This course, aimed at the experienced or improving student, encourages the continued development of their poetry. As well as writing poems they can enjoy, the course aims to build the students' confidence for sharing work with a wider audience. Students will work with and use a variety of imaginative creative exercises and prompts, to help challenge and expand their practice. They will study published poetry, and practise reading & critiquing their own work. Weekly homework is a core feature of the course. While each term will be self-contained, the course will enable continued development in the next term.

Beginners French View details

This French course will cover all kind of up to date subjects regarding French, cultural, political, environmental subjects. We will revise grammatical points as / when necessary & will discuss up to date articles & news on a weekly basis.

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.

Conversational Spanish for Beginners View details

Focusing on Spanish starter words, how to introduce yourselves, ask for things in Spanish, order food and drinks. Your confidence in speaking will increase after the first session, as soon as you get to grasps with how to pronounce the words. It's a fun course, no one will be given homework, however, there may be preparation for the following session. A Spanish dictionary will be handy if you have one.

Creative Writing View details

Put pen to paper and write. These are practical sessions designed to get you writing, and thinking about your writing. There will be writing exercises in the sessions, optional homework tasks and the opportunity to share your writing with the group. Draw inspiration, practice key techniques and discuss theories. The emphasis is on enjoyment, and finding your own style in a friendly and positive group environment. The focus will be on prose forms, particularly short story and flash fiction, but experiments with style are encouraged. Suitable for beginners and improvers. Sessions will include advice on publishing opportunities and competitions.

Creative Writing View details

This six-part course on poetry and prose will be split into taught group activities and independent workshops in which we will explore different forms and styles, and participants will have opportunity to create a written project of their choice.

Creative Writing View details

If you have always written or always wanted to have a go, then this is the course for you. We will explore where to find ideas and inspiration and how to develop these into a piece of writing. We will read, discuss and learn from a variety of work by published authors and we will respond to a range of classroom prompts and exercises. We will practise revising and editing our work to produce a polished piece of writing.