Centre for English and World Languages

high quality language and pathway programmes


20 week courses at Canterbury.

Open to anyone who wants to learn a new language - no need to be a University of Kent student.

The Centre for English and World Languages offers ten 20 week Language Express courses beginning in October. We offer courses at a number of different levels; please see below for further information.

Arabic

The Teacher was very engaging and the content was easy to follow.

~ Moonira Mamoon

Maggie is a wonderful instructor and a joy to have courses with.

~ Kathryn Moran

Class times are as follows:

  • Beginners: Tuesday, 18:00-20:00

 

Tutor name: Luma Tabbaa

 

French

Valerie is a fantastic teacher: engaging, funny and patient. She always has time for every student and goes above and beyond for every lesson.

~ Kayleigh Buckingham

Class times are as follows:

  • Beginners: Tuesday, 18:00-20:00
  • Post-Beginners: Thursday, 18:00-20:00
  • Intermediate: Wednesday, 18:00-20:00

Tutor name: Wabiy Salawu and Valerie Wicker

 

Please use our placement test to evaluate your language level.
The answers for the placement test can be found here.

German

The course is well-taught and entertaining; and very good value for money.

~ Martin Scofield

Class times are as follows:

Beginners:

  • Group A - Tuesday 18:00-20:00
  • Group B - Tuesday 15:00-17:00

Post-Beginners:

  • Thursday, 18:00-20:00

Intermediate:

  • Wednesday, 18:00-20:00

Tutors: Petra Strelow

 

Please use our placement test to evaluate your language level.
The answers for the placement test can be found here.

Italian

The course was well organised, giving us a multi-aspect approach to the language we were learning

~ Charis Antoniou

Class times are as follows:

  • Beginners: Tuesday, 18:00-20:00
  • Post-Beginners: Thursday, 18:00-20:00

Tutor name: Silvia Bellucci

 

Japanese

Undertaking a Language Express course has not only increased my knowledge of Japanese but also of Japanese culture. Whatever language you wish to learn, Language Express is a great way to get started!

~ Daphne Siapno

Class times are as follows:

  • Beginners: Tuesday, 18:00-20:00
  • Post-Beginners: Thursday, 18:00-20:00
  • Intermediate: Wednesday, 18:00 - 20:00

Tutor name: Chie Onoda

Please use our placement test to evaluate your language level.
The answers for the placement test can be found here.

Mandarin

Mrs Li has been an excellent teacher, with enormous patience...The content and pace of the course are perfect.

~Ming Hang Henry Chung

Class times are as follows:

  • Beginners: Tuesday, 18:00-20:00
  • Post Beginners: Thursday, 18:00-20:00
  • Intermediate: Wednesday, 18:00 - 20:00

Tutor name: Jihong Li

 

language-express-greek

Class times are as follows:

  • Beginners: Tuesday, 18:00-20:00

Tutor name: Michele Spurdle

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Portuguese

The structure of the course is great. The teacher is also fantastic with a great sense of humour.

~ Shireen Al-Busaidi

Will definitely help me to understand and communicate more when I next visit Brazil or Portugal.

~ Martin Ridout

Class times are as follows:

  • Beginners: Tuesday, 18:00-20:00
  • Post Beginners: Thursday, 18:00-20:00

Tutor name: Maria Duke

russian

I found this course enjoyable because it made a language that at times can be very complated and difficult easy to learn. The structure of the course allowed us to practice our Russian whil also learning about various topics such as famous Russian writers or cities thereby expanding our knowledge of not only the language but also its history and culture.

~ Paul Michael Graystone

Class times are as follows:

  • Beginners: Tuesday, 18:00-20:00
  • Post Beginners: Wednesday, 18:00-20:00

Tutor name: Olga Godsell

Spanish

Our teacher, Margarita, is extremely skilled in ensuring that students at all levels of comprehension have understood the material.

~ Liane Blades

This course provides a really good grounding for learning the language and has encouraged me to continue.

~ Gill Tobin

Class times are as follows:Beginners:

  • Group A - Tuesday 18:00-20:00
  • Group B - Wednesday 18:00-20:00

Post-Beginners:

  • Thursday, 18:00-20:00

Intermediate:

  • Wednesday, 18:00-20:00

Tutor: Margarita Prieto-Acosta, Silvia Belluci (Beginners B)

Please use our placement test to evaluate your language level.
The answers for the placement test can be found here.


 

Course details:

Hours per week 2
Week commencing 9th October 2017
Week finishing 23rd March 2018
Course fees Language Express fees info
Further information languageexpress@kent.ac.uk

Please use our Self-Assessment Grid to evaluate your language level.

As this course has already started, we are no longer taking bookings via the online store. If you are considering joining late, please email languageexpress@kent.ac.uk and we will be able to advise.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

Centre for English and World Languages, Keynes College, University of Kent, CT2 7NP

Enquiries: +44 (0)1227 824401 or contact us

Last Updated: 12/12/2017