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About our courses

Evening & Saturday Language Courses

Studying on one of our Evening or Saturday Language Courses means you have the choice of 26+ languages at a range of levels and in different formats. The courses are not assessed so there are no exams.

Standard courses: 

  • Taught once a week on weeknights.
  • Classes last 1.5 hours. 
  • One part can be completed in 10 weeks, an entire level can be completed in 30 weeks. 
  • Classes are held at Strand, Waterloo and Guy’s campuses.

Intensive courses: 

  • Taught once a week on either a weeknight or Saturday.
  • Classes last 3 hours. 
  • One part can be completed in 5 weeks, an entire level can be completed in 15 weeks.
  • Classes are held at either Strand or Waterloo campuses.

Please click the button below for our terms and conditions and how to transfer or withdraw from a course. 

Terms & Conditions

Why study a language with us?

Native speaker teachers

3 central London campuses

4 seasonal enrolment windows

26+ languages available to study

Summer courses

Summer courses are fast-track, intensive courses aimed at those who are heading abroad and want to learn the essentials such as greeting, ordering food and asking for directions. 

There are four types of summer courses available:

Our Introduction to Language course is taught for 10 hours over one weekend.

The Level 1, Part 1 course will cover the basics of greetings, ordering food and asking for directions - all the essentials you need for your holiday travels.

Languages offered:
French
German
Greek
Italian
Spanish

Please note: all courses offered are Level 1, Part 1 only.

The intensive one-week courses are taught over 5 consecutive days (Monday through Friday). Each class is 3 hours in duration from 10.00 to 13.00 and taught at the Strand Campus.

Languages offered:
Arabic
BSL
French
German
Hindi
Italian
Japanese
Mandarin
Russian
Spanish

Please note: all courses offered are Level 1, Part 1 only.

Fast-track courses are taught in the evenings, twice a week on a Monday & Wednesday or a Tuesday & Thursday.

Classes are taught for 3 hours from 18.00 to 21.00, on the Strand Campus.

Languages offered:
Arabic
BSL
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Mandarin
Portuguese (European)
Russian
Spanish

Please note: all courses offered are Level 1, Part 1 only.

Intermediate fast-track courses are for those who have completed 15 or 30 hours of tuition in the language.
The course is taught in the evenings, twice a week on a Monday & Wednesday or a Tuesday & Thursday.
Classes are taught for 3 hours from 18.00 to 21.00, on the Strand Campus.

Languages offered:
Arabic
BSL
Dutch
French
German
Hebrew
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Mandarin
Persian
Portuguese (European & Brazilian)
Russian
Spanish
Swedish
Turkish
Urdu

Please note: you need to have completed either a Part 1 (15hrs) or Part 1 & 2 (30hrs) to apply for these courses.

 

Register your interest below to be notified when enrolment opens in March.

Register your interest

 

 

Free speaking practice

The Language Resources Centre offers free speaking practice for students with a native speaker to improve conversational skills. Our speakers are volunteers and come from the richly diverse King's community.

The LRC also offers a wide variety of resources, workshops and events as well as multilingual learning advisors who are always on hand to help you make the most of the facilities.

Free speaking practice

Teaching style

We use the immersion method of language teaching. This means majority of the course will be conducted in the language of study. Our teachers use a communicative approach in class, practising the following four skills:

  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Listening
  • Writing

Students engage in interactive language activities, participating in group and pair work according to a syllabus based on systematic grammatical progression.

 

High quality language tuition

The MLC employs over 100 teaching staff who are native speakers of the language they teach and have in-depth knowledge of language teaching methodology.

Many of our teachers also have expertise in other areas such as journalism, politics, business, international affairs and the health sector.

Modern Language Centre teaching staff