Topics in Linguistics

Topics in Linguistics The aim of this course is to introduce students to basic concepts and methodologies in linguistics. We will consider four main areas of the subject: namely phonology (the sound systems of languages), syntax (sentence structure), sociolinguistics (variation in language and its relationship to social structure), and psycholinguistics (first language development and its […]

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Mandarin

Hong Zhang Computer Room About the tutor: Hong Zhang is an experienced Mandarin teacher with a Chinese teacher certificate in education. 

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German for Beginners

Claudia Barnes Language Room The course runs for 18 weeks and achieves to teach basic language skills to find your way around, talk about yourself, your home, tell the time, say what you like to eat or do, including shopping.  Lessons include the basic grammar that is required to give the best foundation for the […]

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German Intermediate

Anna Hoyer   Games Room The course assumes you know the basics of pronunciation,grammar and spelling and moves on to practising reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. The group reads and discusses little stories in German and follows the current German news.  In the process an understanding of Germany and German culture is developed. About […]

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Intermediate French

Marta Klein Language Room The course looks at one hour of slow French News and after a break the remaining time is taken up with French conversation About the tutor: .  

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Conversational Fun, Spanish style

Carole Dawson   Language Room This course endeavours to teach participants enough Spanish to make travel to Spanish speaking countries easier. It is meant to be fun and does not teach the full grammar of the Spanish language. About the Course Coordinator: Carole is a former special education and primary teacher who is also learning […]

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Italian Continuers

Renata Anselmi Games Room  This “continuers” course is for students who have studied grammar and have a reasonable level of conversation

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French Revision Class

Wendy Howell Language Room “French Revision” is a fun way to revise your high school french. The course uses a variety of audio-visual teaching aids, incorporating practical vocabulary, travel dialogues, songs, simple poetry and un peu de grammaire.   About the Tutor:      

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Deutsche Unterhaltung

Heide & Kurt Becker Games Room It is a course requirement that participants must be able to hold a conversation in German and understand basic German. The tutor suggests subject matter or provides articles in German to be read and translated.  About the Tutors

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