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Evening Language Courses

Summer Evening Courses

Join our Summer Fast-track and intensive courses running though-out June and July. Visit our Summer Language Course page to find out more. 

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Why study with the Modern Language Centre?

Our popular evening language courses are suitable for beginners and expert speakers alike. 

We offer 26 languages in 4 central London locations.

About our courses: Each language course is made-up of 6 levels, each level is comprised of 3 parts and each block takes 10 weeks to complete. If you are not a beginner, but have some experience with the language, take our placement test to help you choose the right level for you. Take the test

Intensive Evening Language Courses

  • 3 hour weekly language course
  • Wednesday 
  • Waterloo & Strand Campus
  • Classes begin: June & July
  • How long is the course? This depends on how much time you are able to invest in your studies. Each level takes 15 weeks to complete. Each level is made-up of 3 parts, which are completed in 5 week blocks. And can be booked individually.   
  • 8 Intensive Evening Courses offered for the Spring Term.  
 Arabic  British Sign Language*  French
 German  Italian Mandarin 
 Russian  Spanish

 *British Sign Language will be taught on Tuesdays.  

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Standard Evening Language Classes 

  • Classes are held weekly, Monday to Friday
  • Duration of each class is 1.5-hours
  • Two time slots to choose from: 18.00 or 19.35
  • 26 languages available
  • How long is the course? It will take you 10 weeks to complete Level 1, Part 1, for example.  To complete Level 1, Part 1-3 will take you 30 weeks.  
  • Available at 4 campus the Strand, London Waterloo, Guy's and Denmark Hill campuses

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26 Languages to choose from

To make sure you choose the right level for you, please take a look at our language level descriptions. Each language page below displays prior knowledge recommended for each level.

Take our placement tests which are designed to test your linguistic abilities in order to place you in a course at the appropriate level. Each test consists of 30 multiple-choice questions on grammar and vocabulary. 

Select a language of interest below to view detailed 2017/18 course descriptions. 



British Sign Language
















Persian (Farsi)








  Catalan  Latin

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Please  contact us if you are looking for a language that is not currently offered. Alternatively, you may wish to design your own  Tailor-Made course.

*Please note that some courses may be cancelled the week prior to the course start date if there are insufficient numbers. An email will be sent to any students affected by these cancellations to explain any alternative options available. 

Course dates & calendars 

Standard Evening Course Term dates


Start date

End date


12 January 2018

22 March 2018


21 April 2018

9 July 2018


Course Calendar

Select your preferred day to study below to view all lesson dates for Winter 2018 and Spring 2018 Evening Language Courses are taught on  MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday and  Friday.

Intensive Evening Course Term Dates


Start date

End date

Spring 1 25 April 2018 23 May 2018
Spring 2 06 June 2018 04 July 2018
Summer 1 18 July 2018 15 August 2018

Course calendar

Intensive Evening Language Courses are taught on a Wednesday.

British Sign Language Intensive Evening Langauge Course will be taught on Tuesday for the Spring 2018 Term. 

Course locations 

Classes are held at  London Waterloo, Strand, Guy's and Denmark Hill campuses.

You will be able to choose the location when you enrol online.

Tuition Fees


1 Part (15 hrs)

2 Parts (30 hrs)

3 Parts (45 hrs)

Consecutive booking discount*  



Fees - Full fee payers 





*Consecutive booking discount - The more parts you book at once, the more you save. Book for 3 consecutive parts and you save 35%. This saving is included in the fees above. 

Refund policy: Students taking advantage of our two or three consecutive parts discount will only be able to withdraw from the course and request a refund at any time within 14 days of enrolment on the course (Commencement of contract with the MLC, reception of enrolment confirmation email). After this period, there will be no possibility of a refund. 

Friends of King's discounts

We offer discounts for King's associates and students (please see below). Please note that the table indicates course fees with both the discount relating to your status and the discount for consecutive bookings (2 or 3 parts) applied. 


1 Part 

2 Parts

3 Parts

Consecutive booking discount  



UoL students staff & alumni (25% discount)




King's Health Partners staff (25% discount)




King's degree students (45% discount)




Key information regarding fees

  • Evening language course fees are to be paid in full at the time of enrolment.
  • Consecutive part discount is only available to students who enrol on and pay for multiple parts before part one begins. For example, to receive the three part discount you must enrol on all three parts at once. 
  • We are unable to accept payment of fees in cash.
  • Please note that the cost of the course book must be paid in addition to the course fee. A 10% discount is available to all students who study an Evening Language Course at King's at  The European Bookshop.

Fees paid by employers/sponsors

  • We are happy to invoice employers or other sponsors for fees, provided enrolment forms are accompanied by a completed  Sponsorship Form
  • Students paying their fees through a sponsor should email a completed  Application Form with the completed sponsorship form to

Fees paid by employers/sponsors

  • Concessionary fees are available to University of London (UoL) staff, students and alumni. Please see the list of  colleges within UoL
  • Students and staff should be current UoL students/staff at the start of the course.
  • The King's student discount is only available to current King's students.
  • King's graduates are entitled to the University of London alumni discount (25% discount) 
  • Please note that the term ‘alumni’ is used to refer to graduates and holders of a certifiable qualification from applicable institutions.
  • You will be asked to show evidence of eligibility. Students failing to provide evidence will be invoiced for the full fee.
  • We regret that we are unable to offer the concessionary fees retrospectively.
  • King's Health Partners staff including  King's Health PartnersThe South London and Maudsley trust (SLaM) ,  Guy's and St Thomas' trust (GSTT)  and  King's College Hospital staff are eligible for 25% Concessionary fee. 

Assessment & Certificates 

  • Assessment - Evening Language Courses have no exams. Students are required to do course work and home work after each lesson set by your tutor.
  • Certificates - All MLC Evening Language Courses have been accredited by the CPD Certification Service. CPD certificates are issued to all students on completion of a term or level of a course (with a minimum of 70% course attendance). Certificates are no charge to our Evening Language Course students.


MLC students can transfer to a different group, time, course or campus. Dependent on space on the course. Please read our Terms & Conditions for more information.  Please fill out the form here.

Withdrawal from Evening Language Courses

If you would like to withdraw from an Evening or Saturday Language Course you have enrolled on at the MLC please  fill in the form here

Please note, students have 14 days to withdraw from enrolment of a course at the Modern Language Centre. Please read  Terms & Conditions for full details.

Submitting Concessionary fee evidence

The MLC offers discounts/concessionary fees to King's College London Alumni, staff of King's Health Partners and University of London students, staff and alumni. 

All new students need to submit evidence to receive the discount.  Please fill in the form here.

Sponsorship form

We provide a sponsorship form for students to have their fees paid for by a third party. Fill out  this form and the  enrolment form submit via email to

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