Bookings now open for Modern Languages evening courses starting in January

Welcome

Booking is now open for a new series of Modern Languages Lifelong Learning courses starting in January. Languages include Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English as a Foreign Language, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Portuguese. The courses on offer are ‘b’ courses, which follow on from 20 hours of previous study (so are not suitable for beginners).

To find out more about the language stages, pricing and to book your place, visit the Lifelong Learning website.

Last chance to book your place on Modern Languages evening classes!

Welcome

Don’t miss your chance to book your place on the new series of Modern Languages Lifelong Learning evening classes, starting next week!

We are very excited to be offering 13 languages this year: Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English as a Foreign Language, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Portuguese. Staff and students of the University are eligible for discounts.

To find out more and book your place, visit the Lifelong Learning website.

Free language courses for Southampton students

Southampton Language Opportunity

The Southampton Language Opportunity is offering a new range of language courses for students in the new academic year, giving students the chance to learn a language free of charge alongside their degree.

The classes do not offer a formal qualification or provide credits, but are ideal for those wanting to start a new language or polish up on previous skills. Languages being offered from October 2015 include French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Greek, Ancient Greek, Latin, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Arabic, and Polish. Students will be able to book onto courses during Freshers’ Week.

To find out more, visit the Southampton Language Opportunity website.

Bookings now open for Modern Languages Lifelong Learning courses!

Welcome

Lifelong Learning at the University of Southampton has recently announced an expanded programme for the coming semester, to include Modern Languages evening classes in 13 different languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English as a Foreign Language, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Portuguese. Language stages are divided into three blocks across the year, running from October 2015 to April 2016.

University staff and students are eligible for discounted rates. To find out more about the language stages, pricing and to book your place, visit the University’s Lifelong Learning pages.

Which languages did Jesus speak?

The BBC has reported on current debates around the language(s) that Jesus would have spoken.

Whilst several languages were used in the places where Jesus lived, many believe that Aramaic would have been his first language, whilst Hebrew would have been used to respond to scholarly questions. He may also have known some Greek.

To read the article in full, visit the article page on the BBC website.

Lifelong Learning language classes begin next week!

If you’re considering learning a new language this semester, or brushing up on your existing language skills, this week is your last chance to book a place on the University’s Lifelong Learning language courses for Semester 1!

New Lifelong Learning languages courses announced for 2013/2014

Lifelong Learning at the University of Southampton has announced an expanded programme for the coming academic year, including a range of languages evening classes to suit all abilities from complete beginner to advanced conversationalist.

Modern Greek classes starting January – University of Southampton Lifelong Learning programme

As part of its range of evening classes to begin in January, Modern Languages will be offering Modern Greek at beginner level. This course is for anyone with an interest in modern European languages, or indeed anyone thinking of jetting off to Greece in summer 2013!