Peer Assisted Learning (PAL for LFA)

Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) sessions running in the Spring Term for French, Spanish, German, Chinese and Japanese

What is PAL for LFA?

PAL is a support scheme where University students, who are native speakers of the above languages, facilitate support sessions for LFA students to enhance their own understanding of the language and culture of study. These sessions are aimed at students studying a range of levels and take place within a friendly and informal environment.

Ask your tutors for more details.

Sessions available in the Spring Term

French (Intermediate to advanced)
Wednesdays at 2.00-3.00pm, D/L/003

Spanish (Intermediate to advanced)
Thursdays at 1.00-2.00pm, Weeks 3-4 in V/N/123a and Weeks 5-9 in SLB/211

German (Intermediate to advanced)
Wednesdays, 2.00-3.00 pm, G/N/013

Japanese (Levels 1 and 2)
Tuesdays at 1.00-2.00pm, SLB/103

Chinese (All levels)
Thursdays at 12.00-1.00pm, SLB/107

Sessions available in the Summer Term (Week 1 only)
French (Intermediate to advanced)
Wednesday 17th April at 2-3pm, SLB/211
Spanish (Intermediate to advanced)
Thursday 18th April at 1-2pm, SLB/001
German (Intermediate to advanced)
Wednesday,  2-3pm, SLB/209
Japanese (Levels 1 and 2) (2 sessions available)
Monday 5-6pm, SLB/103
Tuesday 16th April 1-2pm, SLB/003

For further information about specific languages, please refer to the relevant PAL Coordinators:


Mr Fred Dessard:


Dr María Ana Chavana:


Mrs Ulrike Wray:


Mrs Megumi Bailey:


Dr Dan Li:

For general queries about the scheme, contact: