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Evening & Saturday Language Courses

Enrolment is now open for the Winter Term. 

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Studying on one of our Evening or Saturday Language Courses means you have the choice of 26+ languages at a range of levels all taught by experienced teachers who are native speakers of the language. 

We are back in the classroom

We are offering courses on both the Strand and Waterloo Campuses. We are following all government guidelines for teaching on campus. Find out more.  

We are still teaching online 

We will be offering some of our courses online, so you will be able to join us in the virtual classroom. 

About the virtual classroom. This will allow for real time online interactions: verbal (audio/video) and by text chat between the teacher and students or between fellow students. Although the class environment and interaction will differ from face-to-face with your fellow students and your teacher, the same syllabus will be covered and the four communicative skills will be addressed (speaking, reading, writing and listening).

The same teaching quality will be delivered through virtual classes and video-conferencing, group work, online exercises and varied activities will be integrated. 

More information on how how we are teaching in the virtual classroom can be found here. 

Enrolment Deadlines:

Winter Term: 10% Early Bird discount on Parts 1 & 2: midnight Thursday 16 December 2021. Please see Our Fees for the discount codes. 

Winter Term (January - March): midnight Thursday 06 January 2022

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Spring Term (April - June): midnight Thursday 14 April 2022 

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About our language courses

We offer two types of language courses standard and intensive. Read below to understand the differences in each. 

Standard 

  • 10% early bird discount on Parts 1 & 2. Please see Our Fees for the discount codes. 
  • Classes are offered either online and on campus (please check timetable) 
  • Taught once a week on weeknights
  • One part is completed in 10 weeks
  • To complete one level you need to complete 3 parts over 30 weeks (which is a total of 45 hours tuition)  

Intensive

  • 10% discount applies to 45 hour courses
  • Classes are only offered online
  • Taught once a week on either a weeknight or Saturday
  • Class duration: 3 hours 
  • Complete language level taught in 15 consecutive weeks (45 hours)

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

Terms & Conditions

Enrolment Deadlines:

Winter Term: 10% Early Bird discount on Parts 1 & 2: midnight Thursday 16 December 2021. Please see Our Fees for the discount codes. 

Winter Term (January - March): midnight Thursday 06 January 2022

Find your course

Spring Term (April - June): midnight Thursday 14 April 2022 

Watch more of our student and teacher testimonial videos

Why study a language with us?

3 central London campuses

4 seasonal enrolment windows

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