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Language Fair - free language courses for students and staff


Staff, Students

This event is for students and staff of City University London only

Registration and placement tests for free language courses will take place at the Language Fair on

Thursday 25th September 11am to 4pm - Room A108 (College Building, first floor)

Friday 26th September 11am to 4pm - Room C150 (Tait Building)

Free language courses at City University London

The Centre for Language Studies offers free language courses to all students and staff at City. The courses are designed to develop and improve your language competencies from beginner level up to advanced.

They are general purposes courses, designed for you to learn Arabic, French, German, Mandarin and Spanish in the context of day-to-day life in these five languages. If you successfully complete the language course, you will be given a language certificate from the University but the language options do not count towards your degree.

Information about the courses:
•    Arabic and Mandarin are taught at Beginner level
•    French, German, Spanish are taught at Beginner, Lower & Upper Intermediate and Advanced levels
•    Four skills are trained and developed: speaking, listening, reading and writing comprehension
•    The studied topics are related to the world of day-to-day life of the target country
•    Work on language structure to be able to do presentations, orally or in a written format
•    Cultural knowledge related to the target language

Registration and online placement tests

To assess your level of competence so that you can study your target language at the right level - will take place at the Language Fair on Thursday 25th September in room A108 (College Building, first floor) and Friday 26th September in room C150 (TAIT Building, first floor) from 11.00 - 16.00. It is a drop-in session and you may take the test on either of those days. Please bring your University computer log-in and password to the fair.

Please be reminded that this test is not an examination; it is only designed to find your level of linguistic competence at this point in time.

More information

Contact or visit the Centre for Language Studies web pages

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When & where

From Thursday 25th September 2014 to Friday 26th September 2014

City, University of London Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom

Contact Details

Centre for Language Studies

College Building, room A129F

City University London
St John Street
London, UK
+44 (0)20 7040 3400

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