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

Available at a variety of levels from beginner to degree standard

Entitlement of one free course for University of York undergraduate students

‌Get the basics with our holiday and lunchtime courses, or develop your business language skills

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

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Download the NEW 2014/15 leaflet:

2014-15 LFA leaflet (PDF  , 220kb)



Start Week 3 (beginning Monday 13 October 2014)

End Week 10 (finishing Friday 5 December 2014)

(8 wks of teaching)

TERM 2:       

Start Week 2 (beginning Monday 12 January 2015)

End Week 9 (finishing Friday 6 March 2015)

(8 wks of teaching)

TERM 3:       

Start Week 1 (beginning Monday 13 April 2015)

End Week 3 (finishing Friday 1 May 2015)

(3 wks of teaching)


Weeks 4-6 of Term 3 (Monday 4 - Saturday 23 May 2015)


Are you a 2014/15 LFA student? ‌‌‌‌Welcome to the LFA Community!

Join us for our staff/student social event on Friday 24 October, 4.00-6.00pm, in Central Hall. There will be the opportunity to:

  • Meet the LFA language teams
  • Mix with language students from different colleges, subjects and backgrounds,
  • Make new friends
  • Enjoy the refreshments!

CLICK HERE to book your place!

Want to enrol?