Open to students and staff in all departments and members of the public

Available at a variety of levels from beginner to degree standard

A wide range of foreign language courses

‌Get the basics with our holiday and lunchtime courses

Open up your world with LFA

  • start a new language
  • brush up rusty language skills
  • improve your fluency in speaking
  • complete an assessed course covering speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • gain 'survival skills' before going abroad
  • develop skills to help you do business in a foreign language
  • prepare for studying or working abroad
  • take a language course as a degree module
  • explore the art, culture and literature of another country
  • enhance your CV and employability

*Registration is now closed*

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  • Start Week 3 (beginning Monday 10 October 2016)
  • End Week 10 (finishing Friday 2 December 2016)
  • (8 wks of teaching)

TERM 2:       

  • Start Week 2 (beginning Monday 16 January 2017)
  • End Week 9 (finishing Friday 10 March 2017)
  • (8 wks of teaching)

TERM 3*:       

  • Start Week 1 (beginning Tuesday 18 April 2017)
  • End Week 3 (finishing Friday 5 May 2017)
  • (3 wks of teaching)

*Monday classes due to take place on 17 April and 1 May are Bank Holidays and will instead run on Monday 13 March & Monday 8 May 2017.


  • Weeks 4-6 of Term 3 (Monday 8 May 2017 - Saturday 27 May 2017)


Quick links to reading and resources per language:

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2016/17 LFA Brochure now available to download: