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Language Fair - free language courses for students and staff


Staff, Students

This event is for City staff and students only

The Centre for Language Studies is offering 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. Drop in to the Language Fair to find out about free language courses offered to all students and staff at City and to sit a placement test to be placed in the correct level class.

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. This runs for two days.

Thursday 28th and Friday 29th September in room A108 (College Building, first floor) 11am - 4pm

These are drop-in session and you may take the test on either of those days at any time. Please bring your University 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 for class allocation purposes. For more information, contact or visit the Centre for Language Studies web pages.

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When & where

From Thursday 28th September 2017 to Friday 29th September 2017

A108 College Building City, University of London St John Street London EC1V 4PB 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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