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Foreign Language Courses at Wrexham Glyndwr University

Foreign Language Courses at Wrexham Glyndwr University

Ideal for those who wish to learn a language for work, travel or pleasure.

The courses focus on all four language skills in the following order: speaking, listening, reading and writing. You will also learn something of the culture of the country or countries in which the language is spoken.

Why study languages?

  • Improve your CV and employability.
  • Learn to communicate with friends, colleagues and clients in other countries.
  • Develop your communication skills in both your own language and your new language.
  • Enhance your cultural knowledge and awareness.
  • Become part of the multilingual community.

Why choose Wrexham Glyndŵr University Language Centre?

Choose us for:

  • Our highly experienced, qualified and enthusiastic staff.
  • Language classes at higher education level.
  • Content geared towards everyday, practical language needs.
  • Our state-of-the-art teaching and self-study facilities.
  • Both a linguistic and cultural experience.

Levels available

We offer:

Beginner level (CEFR A1)
Who is it for: People with no prior knowledge of the language to be studied

By the end of the course: you will gain a basic ability to communicate and exchange information in a simple way. You will have learnt to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases, be able to introduce yourself and others and ask and answer questions about personal details such as where someone lives, whom they know and things they have.

Courses available at beginner level

Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Spanish

Elementary/Lower Intermediate level (CEFR A2)
Who is it for: People with some previous knowledge of the language to be studied.

By the end of the course: you will gain an ability to deal with simple, straightforward information and begin to express yourself in familiar contexts, understanding sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). You will be able to communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters and have the ability to describe in simple terms aspects of your background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

Courses available at elementary/lower intermediate level

French
German
Italian
Spanish

All courses run subject to minimum numbers

Delivery

Classes usually take place one evening a week resulting in 40hrs of learning activity and run from September/ October until a final exam in April.

The provisional timetable is as follows:

A1 French

A2 German

A2 French

A2 Spanish

A2 Italian
Tuesdays 6-8pm

A1 Italian

A1 Chinese

A1 German
Wednesdays 6-8pm

A1 Spanish

A1 Japanese

Thursdays 6-8pm 

Cost

40 hour course: £210

Wrexham Glyndŵr University students and staff £50.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive 20 UK HE credits (10 ECTS).

Applications and Enrolments

Follow the above links for each course to enrol or for more information contact  languages.foreign@glyndwr.ac.uk

 

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