Sussex Centre for Language Studies

Taster courses commencing in February 2018

In addition to our main 20-week courses we also offer taster courses. These classes will run for 10 weeks, in the first instance, from February and are mostly courses at lower levels in Arabic, British Sign Language, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

We have pleasure in offering the following programme of taster courses from February 2018:

Unless otherwise noted:

  • Dates: courses begin in week commencing Monday 5 February 2018
  • Duration: 10 weeks*, meeting for 1.5 hours per week
  • Price: £150 (£140 concessions)
  • Please read our general information document about the open courses.

    * It may be possible to extend the classes for a further 6 weeks into the summer term if a sufficient number of people are interested. In this case, an additional fee is payable. The 6-week extension of the language courses will take place between the months of April and June. We will post more details about the 6-week extensions on this site soon.

Enrolment for these courses is CLOSED.

Arabic

Arabic Stage 1 - Beginners (2JAD)

  • Tutor: Aisha El-Turki
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Wednesday 7th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)

Arabic Stage 1 - Beginners (2JAH)

  • Tutor: Aisha El-Turki
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 6th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)
British Sign Language and Deaf Culture

BSL Level 1 (2JBA Unit 102)

  • Tutor: Parveen Dunlin
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6.00-8.00pm
  • From: Monday 15th January 2018 (until 19th March 2018)
  • £180 (£170 concessions) per 10 week term; meets for 2 hours each week.

    This Unit is for current BSL Level 1 students who have completed Unit 101. If you wish to join this course but did not take Unit 101 with us, please get in touch at opencourses@sussex.ac.uk to have your level assessed before applying.
    Price excludes exam registration fees (£35)
    See our separate BSL page for more details and to enrol

BSL Level 1 (2JBB Unit 102)

  • Tutor: John Walker
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.00-8.00pm
  • From: Tuesday 16th January 2018 (until 20th March 2018)
  • £180 (£170 concessions) per 10 week term; meets for 2 hours each week.

    This Unit is for current BSL Level 1 students who have completed Unit 101. If you wish to join this course but did not take Unit 101 with us, please get in touch at opencourses@sussex.ac.uk to have your level assessed before applying.
    Price excludes exam registration fees (£35)
    See our separate BSL page for more details and to enrol

BSL Level 2 (2JBC Unit 202)

  • Tutor: Parveen Dunlin
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6.00-9.00pm
  • From: Wednesday 17th January 2018 (until 21st March 2018)
  • £230 (£220 concessions) per 10 week term; meets for 3 hours each week.

    This Unit is for current BSL Level 2 students who have completed Unit 201. If you wish to join this course but did not take Unit 201 with us, please get in touch at opencourses@sussex.ac.uk to have your level assessed before applying.
    Price excludes exam registration fees (£50)
    See our separate BSL page for more details and to enrol
French

French Stage 1 - Beginners (2JFM)

  • Tutor: Noémi Yoza
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 6th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)

French Stage 1 - Beginners (2JFR)

  • Tutor: Noémi Yoza
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 8th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)

French Stage 2 - Elementary (2JFB)

  • Tutor: Sanja Bennett
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Thursday 8th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)
German

German Stage 1 - Beginners (2JGG)

  • Tutor: Andrea Suttner-Erb
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Thursday 8th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)
Italian

Italian Stage 1 - Beginners (2JTF)

  • Tutor: Andrea Vitali
  • Date and time: Tuesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Tuesday 6th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)

Italian Stage 3-5 - Conversational (2JTS)

  • Tutor: Andrea Vitali
  • Date and time: Mondays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Monday 5th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)
Japanese

Japanese Stage 1 - Beginners (2JJE)

  • Tutor: Asami Nishimura
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Thursday 8th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)
Mandarin Chinese

Mandarin Chinese Stage 1 - Beginners (2JMD)

  • Tutor: Shuhong (Julia) Jiang
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Thursday 8th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)

Mandarin Chinese Stage 2 - Elementary (2JME)

  • Tutor: TBC
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Wednesday 7th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)
Portuguese

Portuguese Stage 1 - Beginners (2JDC)

  • Tutor: Rafael Argenton
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Wednesday 7th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)
Russian

Russian Stage 1 - Beginners (2JRF)

  • Tutor: Natalia Tchalaia
  • Date and time: Fridays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Friday 9th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)
Spanish

Spanish Stage 1 - Beginners (2JSE)

  • Tutor: Gema Rosado
  • Date and time: Mondays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Monday 5th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)

Spanish Stage 1 - Beginners (2JSP)

  • Tutor: Silvia López-Cepero
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Wednesday 7th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)

Spanish Stage 1 - Beginners (2JSD)

  • Tutor: Micaela Teixeira
  • Date and time: Fridays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Friday 9th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)

Spanish Stage 2 - Elementary (2JSR)

  • Tutor: Lucia Guzmán
  • Date and time: Wednesdays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Wednesday 7th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)

Spanish Stage 2 - Elementary (2JSL)

  • Tutor: Lucía Guzmán
  • Date and time: Thursdays, 1-2.30pm
  • From: Thursday 8th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)

Spanish Stage 3 - Intermediate (2JSQ)

  • Tutor: Maria Pilar Simons
  • Date and time: Mondays, 6.30-8pm
  • From: Monday 5th February 2018
  • £150 (£140 concessions)

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