Sussex Centre for Language Studies

Courses commencing in October 2018

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, 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.

Unless otherwise noted:

  • Dates:
    • Courses begin in week commencing Monday 8 October 2018 and end w/c 10 December 2018 for an initial 10 weeks
      (NB: some courses may be delayed by one week if numbers are not sufficient, or if one week needs to be cancelled. In this case the courses would  end w/c 17 December).
    • Courses recommence week commencing Monday 4 February 2019 and end w/c 8 April 2019 for the remaining 10 weeks
    • Easter break: Monday 15 April to Friday 26 April 2019
  • Duration: 20 weeks*, meeting for 1.5 hours per week
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
  • Please read our general information document about the open courses.

Book a place on a language course

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 10 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

Course description [pdf] 

Group 2 (2JAB)
  • Tutor: Aisha El-Turki
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Monday 8 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

Arabic Stage 2 - Elementary

Group 1 (2JAC)
  • Tutor: Zeina Frangie-Eyres
  • Date and time: Fridays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Friday 12 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

Group 2 (2JAE)
  • Tutor: Aisha El-Turki
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Wednesday 10 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

 

Arabic Stage 3/4 - Intermediate/Post-Intermediate (2JAF)

  • Tutor: Zeina Frangie-Eyres
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 11 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

Course description

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 8 October 2018
  • Price: £180 (£170 concessions) per 10-week term; meets for 2 hours each week.

Price excludes exam registration fees (101: £21; 102: £36; 103: £36)
See our separate BSL page for more details and to enrol

Group 2 (2JBB)
  • Tutor: John Walker
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 9 October 2018
  • Price: £180 (£170 concessions) per 10-week term; meets for 2 hours each week.

Price excludes exam registration fees (101: £21; 102: £36; 103: £36)
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 10 October 2018
  • Price: £200 (£190 concessions) per 10-week term; meets for 3 hours each week.

Price excludes exam registration fees (201: £41; 202: £51; 203: £51)
See our separate BSL page for more details and to enrol

 Group 2 (2JBE)
  • Tutor: Parveen Dunlin
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 2-5pm
  • From: Wednesday 10 October 2018
  • Price: £200 (£190 concessions) per 10-week term; meets for 3 hours each week.

Price excludes exam registration fees (201: £41; 202: £51; 203: £51)
See our separate BSL page for more details and to enrol

 

BSL Level 3: Unit 320 (2JBD)

  • Tutor: John Walker, Parveen Dunlin and David Dunlin
  • Date and time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9pm
  • From: Tuesday 9 October 2018
  • 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

French

French Stage 1 - Beginners

Group 1 (2JFA)
  • Tutor: Sanja Bennett
  • Date and time: Mondays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Monday 8 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]
Group 2 (2JFC)
  • Tutor: Sanja Bennett
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 9 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Group 3 (2JFN)
  • Tutor: Stephanie Le Palec
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 11 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

French Stage 2 - Elementary

Group 1 (2JFD)
  • Tutor: Sanja Bennett
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Wednesday 10 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]
Group 2 (2JFE)
  • Tutor: Marilyn Gray
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Monday 8 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

French Stage 3 - Intermediate

Group 1 (2JFF)
  • Tutor: Stephanie Le Palec
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Wednesday 10 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]


French Stage 4 - Post-Intermediate (2JFH)

  • Tutor: Bertrand Glineur
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Wednesday 10 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]

French Stage 5 - Advanced (2JFK)

  • Tutor: Bertrand Glineur
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Wednesday 10 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]
German

German Stage 1 - Beginners (2JGA)

  • Tutor: Bertrand Glineur
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6-7.30pm
  • From: Tuesday 9 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]

German Stage 2 - Elementary (2JGB)

  • Tutor: Bertrand Glineur
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Thursday 11 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]


German Stage 3 - Intermediate (2JGD)

  • Tutor: Alex Collins
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Monday 8 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

German Stage 4 - Post-Intermediate (2JGF)

  • Tutor: Doris Moorhead
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Thursday 11 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]

German Stage 5 - Advanced (2JGE)

  • Tutor: Monika Leal
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 9 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]
Italian

Italian Stage 1 - Beginners (2JTA)

  • Tutor: Andrea Vitali
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Monday 8 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

Italian Stage 2 - Elementary (2JTB)

  • Tutor: Andrea Vitali
  • Date and time: Mondays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Monday 8 October 2018
  • £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]

Italian Stage 3 - Intermediate (2JTC)

  • Tutor: Andrea Vitali
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 11 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]

Italian Stage 4 - Post-Intermediate (2JTE)

  • Tutor: Viviana Mockler
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Tuesday 9 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

Italian Stage 4/5 - Post-Intermediate/Advanced (2JTI)

  • Tutor: Viviana Mockler
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Wednesday 10 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

Course description [pdf]

Italian Stage 5 - Advanced (2JTD)

  • Tutor: Viviana Mockler
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Wednesday 10 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Japanese

Japanese Stage 1 - Beginners

Group 1 (2JJA)
  • Tutor: Mark Taniguchi
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Monday 8 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Group 2 (2JJF)
  • Tutor: Asami Nishimura
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Thursday 11 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

Course description [pdf] 

Japanese Stage 2 - Elementary (2JJB)

  • Tutor: Asami Nishimura
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 9 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

Course description [pdf] 

Latin

Latin Stage 1 - Beginners (2JLA)

  • Tutor: Marilyn Gray
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Wednesday 10 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]


Latin Stage 2 - Elementary (2JLB)

  • Tutor: Marilyn Gray
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 11 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 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 8 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]
Group 2 (2JMF)
  • Tutor: Julia (Shuhong) Jiang
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 11 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)


Mandarin Chinese Stage 2 - Elementary

Group 1 (2JMB)
  • Tutor: Lin Li Wu
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 9 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]

Mandarin Chinese Stage 3 - Intermediate (2JMC)

  • Tutor: Julia (Shuhong) Jiang
  • Date and time: Fridays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Friday 12 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]
Portuguese

Portuguese Stage 1 - Beginners (2JDA)

  • Tutor: Rafael Argenton
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Wednesday 10 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

Portuguese Stage 2 - Elementary (2JDB)

  • Tutor: Rafael Argenton
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Monday 8 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Russian

Russian Stage 1 - Beginners (2JRA)

  • Tutor: Natalia Tchalaia
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Monday 8 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]


Russian Stage 2 - Elementary (2JRC)

  • Tutor: Natalia Tchalaia
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 9 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]


Russian Stage 3 - Intermediate (2JRE)

  • Tutor: Natalia Tchalaia
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Wednesday 10 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

Russian Stage 4 - Post-Intermediate (2JRD)

  • Tutor: Natalia Tchalaia
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 11 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description [pdf]


Russian Stage 5 - Advanced (2JRB)

  • Tutor: Natalia Tchalaia
  • Date and time: Fridays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Friday 12 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Spanish

Spanish Stage 1 - Beginners

Group 1 (2JSA)
  • Tutor: Lucía Guzmán
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 9 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description stage 1
Group 2 (2JSB)
  • Tutor: Gema Rosado
  • Date and time: Mondays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Monday 8 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Group 3 (2JSJ)
  • Tutor: Mica Teixeira
  • Date and time: Fridays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Friday 12 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

Spanish Stage 2 - Elementary

Group 1 (2JSG)
  • Tutor: Lucía Guzmán
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 11 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description stage 2
Group 2 (2JSL)
  • Tutor: Lucía Guzmán
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Thursday 11 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)


Spanish Stage 3 - Intermediate

Group 1 (2JSC)
  • Tutor: Maria Pilar Simons
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Wednesday 10 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
Course description stage 3
Group 2 (2JSK)
  • Tutor: Maria Pilar Simons
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 9 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

Spanish Stage 4/5 - Post-Intermediate/Advanced (2JSM)

  • Tutor: Maria Pilar Simons
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 11 October 2018
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)

Course description stage 4

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Book a place on a language course

Places are limited, so early enrolment is advised to avoid disappointment.

Questions or problems?
Please contact the Courses Coordinator:
01273 872575
opencourses@sussex.ac.uk

If a course is full ("out of stock"), please ask to be added to a waiting list, as places may become available or another group could be opened.