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

Languages we offer

LFA examinations

  • Please click here for LFA exam timetables and how to access past papers.

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Start Week 3 (beginning Monday 14 October 2013)

End Week 10 (finishing Friday 6 December 2013)

(8 wks of teaching)

TERM 2:       

Start Week 2 (beginning Monday 13 January 2014)

End Week 9 (finishing Friday 7 March 2014)

(8 wks of teaching)

TERM 3:       

Start Week 1 (beginning Tuesday 22 April 2014)*

End Week 3 (finishing Friday 9 May 2014)

(3 wks of teaching)

NB. Classes held on a Monday will be run in Wks 2, 3 and 4 as Monday 21 April is a Bank Holiday.


Weeks 4-6 of Term 3 (Monday 12 - Saturday 31 May 2014)

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2013/14 LFA leaflet (PDF  , 135kb)

(2014/15 leaflet coming soon!)