Sussex Centre for Language Studies

Courses commencing in October 2019

Our main programme of courses runs for 20 weeks from the start of October, and includes classes at different levels in Arabic, British Sign Language, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

These language courses are aimed at the general public and held on the University of Sussex campus near Brighton, offering the opportunity to study a language within the context of its culture on a weekly basis alongside students, postgraduates, and members of the university staff.

Each class lasts for one and a half hours, either in the middle of the day or in the evening.

  • Dates:
    • Courses begin in week commencing Monday 7 October 2019 and finish in the week ending 13 December 2019 for an initial 10 weeks (autumn term)
    • Christmas break for Open Courses: Saturday 14 December - Sunday 2 February 2020
    • Courses recommence week commencing Monday 3 February 2020 and finish in the week ending 27 March 2020 for 8 weeks
    • Easter break: Saturday 28 March to Sunday 19 April 2020 (3 weeks)
    • The final 2 weeks start in week commencing 20 April and finish in the week ending 1 May 2020.
  • Duration: 20 weeks*, meeting for 1.5 hours per week
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
  • All the above applies to each course unless otherwise noted.
  • Please read our general information document about the open courses.

If a course becomes full, email opencourses@sussex.ac.uk if you wish to be added to the waiting list in case someone drops out or another group session is opened.

Arabic

Arabic Stage 1 - Beginners

Group 1 (2JAA)
  • Tutor: Aisha El-Turki
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf] 

Group 2 (2JAB)
  • Tutor: Aisha El-Turki
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Arabic Stage 2 - Elementary

Group 1 (2JAC)
  • Tutor: Zeina Frangie-Eyres
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Thursday 10 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

Group 2 (2JAE)
  • Tutor: Aisha El-Turki
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 10 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Arabic Stage 3 - Intermediate (2JAF)

  • Tutor: Aisha El-Turki
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

British Sign Language and Deaf Culture

BSL Level 1: Unit 101 (Introduction to BSL)

Group 1 (2JBA)
  • Tutor: Parveen Dunlin
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6-8pm
  • From: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Price: £180 (£170 concessions) per 10-week term; meets for 2 hours each week.
Group 2 (2JBB)
  • Tutor: Mandy Crump
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 8 October 2019
  • Price: £180 (£170 concessions) per 10-week term; meets for 2 hours each week.
Group 3 (2JBE)
  • Tutor: Parveen Dunlin
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 1-3pm
  • From: Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Price: £180 (£170 concessions) per 10-week term; meets for 2 hours each week.
Price excludes exam registration fees
See our separate BSL page for more details and to enrol

 

BSL Level 2: Unit 201 (BSL Receptive Skills)

Group 1 (2JBC)
  • Tutor: Parveen Dunlin
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6-9pm
  • From: Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Price: £200 (£190 concessions) per 10-week term; meets for 3 hours each week.

Price excludes exam registration fees
See our separate BSL page for more details and to enrol

BSL Level 3: Unit 320 (2JBD)

  • Tutor: John Walker and Parveen Dunlin
  • Date and time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9pm
  • From: Tuesday 8 October 2019
  • Price: £1,290 for 30 weeks (twice-weekly meetings, 3.0 hours each = 6 hours per week) 
    • Paid as £290 deposit, plus 4 x £250 instalments

Price excludes exam registration fees
See our separate BSL page for more details and to enrol

Dutch  ** NEW! **

Dutch Stage 1 - Beginners

Group 1 (2JEI)
  • Tutor: Bertrand Glineur
  • Date and time: Mondays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

Group 2 (2JYA)
  • Tutor: Bertrand Glineur
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6-7.30pm
  • From: Thursday 10 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
French

French Stage 1 - Beginners

Group 1 (2JFA)
  • Tutor: Sanja Bennett
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Course description [pdf]
Group 2 (2JFC)
  • Tutor: Eléna Rouhen
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 8 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Group 3 (2JFN)
  • Tutor: Stephanie Le Palec
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 10 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

French Stage 2 - Elementary

Group 1 (2JFD)
  • Tutor: Sanja Bennett
  • Date and time: Mondays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Course description [pdf]
Group 2 (2JFE)
  • Tutor: Marilyn Gray
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6-7.30pm
  • From: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Group 3 (2JFL)
  • Tutor: Stephanie Le Palec
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

French Stage 3 - Intermediate

Group 1 (2JFF)
  • Tutor: Stephanie Le Palec
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Course description [pdf]
Group 2 (2JFG)
  • Tutor: Stephanie Le Palec
  • Date and time: Fridays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Friday 11 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)


French Stage 4 - Post-Intermediate (2JFH)

  • Tutor: Bertrand Glineur
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6-7.30pm
  • From: Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Course description [pdf]

French Stage 5 - Advanced (2JFK)

  • Tutor: Bertrand Glineur
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Course description [pdf]
German

German Stage 1 - Beginners

Group 1 (2JGA)
  • Tutor: Bertrand Glineur
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6-7.30pm
  • From: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Course description [pdf]
Group 2 (2JCA)
  • Tutor: Alex Collins
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 10 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

 

German Stage 2 - Elementary (2JGB)

  • Tutor: Riem McQueen
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Course description [pdf]


German Stage 3 - Intermediate (2JGD)

  • Tutor: Alex Collins
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

German Stage 4 - Post-Intermediate (2JGF)

  • Tutor: Andrea Dalton
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

German Stage 4/5 - Post-Intermediate/Advanced (2JGC)

  • Tutor: Brigitte Diplock
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Tuesday 8 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

German Stage 5 - Advanced (2JGE)

  • Tutor: Brigitte Diplock
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 8 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Course description [pdf]
Italian

Italian Stage 1 - Beginners

Group 1 (2JTA)
  • Tutor: Andrea Vitali
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

Group 2 (2JTG)
  • Tutor: Andrea Vitali
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Thursday 10 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Italian Stage 2 - Elementary (2JTB)

  • Tutor: Andrea Vitali
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 8 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

Italian Stage 3 - Intermediate (2JTC)

  • Tutor: Andrea Vitali
  • Date and time: Mondays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Course description [pdf]

Italian Stage 3/4 - Intermediate/Post-Intermediate (2JTH)

  • Tutor: Andrea Vitali
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 10 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Italian Stage 4 - Post-Intermediate (2JTE)

  • Tutor: Viviana Mockler
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Thursday 10 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Italian Stage 5 - Advanced (2JTI)

  • Tutor: Viviana Mockler
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

Italian Stage 5+ - Advanced+ (2JTD)

  • Tutor: Viviana Mockler
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Japanese

Japanese Stage 1 - Beginners

Group 1 (2JJA)
  • Tutor: Yumiko Kita
  • Date and time: Mondays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Group 2 (2JJF)
  • Tutor: Asami Nishimura
  • Date and time: Fridays, 6-7.30pm
  • From: Friday 11 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf] 

Japanese Stage 2 - Elementary (2JJD)

  • Tutor: Yumiko Kita
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf] 

Japanese Stage 3 - Intermediate (2JJC)

  • Tutor: Asami Nishimura
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6-7.30pm
  • From: Thursday 10 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

Latin

Latin Stage 1 - Beginners (2JLA)

  • Tutor: Marilyn Gray
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6-7.30pm
  • From: Tuesday 8 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

Latin Stage 2 - Elementary (2JLB)

  • Tutor: Marilyn Gray
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6-7.30pm
  • From: Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Course description [pdf]
Mandarin Chinese

Mandarin Chinese Stage 1 - Beginners

Group 1 (2JMA)
  • Tutor: Lin Li Wu
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Course description [pdf]
Group 2 (2JXA)
  • Tutor: Julia (Shuhong) Jiang
  • Date and time: Mondays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)


Mandarin Chinese Stage 2 - Elementary

Group 1 (2JMB)
  • Tutor: Lin Li Wu
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 8 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Course description [pdf]

Mandarin Chinese Stage 3 - Intermediate (2JMC)

  • Tutor: Julia (Shuhong) Jiang
  • Date and time: Fridays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Friday 11 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Course description [pdf]

 

Mandarin Chinese Stage 4 - Post-Intermediate (2JMG)

  • Tutor: Julia (Shuhong) Jiang
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 10 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

Portuguese

Portuguese Stage 1 - Beginners (2JDA)

  • Tutor: Rafael Argenton
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

Portuguese Stage 2 - Elementary (2JDB)

  • Tutor: Rafael Argenton
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 10 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

Russian

Russian Stage 1 - Beginners (2JRA)

  • Tutor: Natalia Tchalaia
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Course description [pdf]


Russian Stage 2 - Elementary (2JRC)

  • Tutor: Natalia Tchalaia
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 8 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Course description [pdf]


Russian Stage 3 - Intermediate (2JRE)

  • Tutor: Natalia Tchalaia
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

Spanish

Spanish Stage 1 - Beginners

Group 1 (2JSA)
  • Tutor: Lucía Guzmán
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 8 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Course description stage 1
Group 2 (2JSB)
  • Tutor: Gema Rosado
  • Date and time: Mondays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Group 3 (2JSJ)
  • Tutor: Mica Teixeira
  • Date and time: Fridays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Friday 11 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Spanish Stage 2 - Elementary

Group 1 (2JSG)
  • Tutor: Lucía Guzmán
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 10 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)
Course description stage 2
Group 2 (2JSL)
  • Tutor: Lucía Guzmán
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Thursday 10 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)


Spanish Stage 3 - Intermediate

Group 1 (2JSC)
  • Tutor: Maria Pilar Simons
  • Date and time: Mondays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Monday 7 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description stage 3

Group 2 (2JSK)
  • Tutor: Maria Pilar Simons
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 8 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Spanish Stage 4 - Post-Intermediate (2JSF)

  • Tutor: Maria Pilar Simons
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description stage 4

Spanish Stage 5 - Advanced (2JSM)

  • Tutor: Maria Pilar Simons
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 10 October 2019
  • Price: £245 (£235 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

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