Courses

You can already enrol on our AUTUMN COURSES :-)

Our August Programme will be advertised on this website next week.

Watch out for the early bird discount :-) 

 

Remember that we do not receive any subsidies or outside grants and we are a not-for profit Community Enterprise

 

Our classes focus on speaking, understanding, pronunciation and cultural awareness. However, syntax, grammar, reading and writing are just as important and will be integrated in the coursework.

Our Tutors are experienced native speakers and we follow the European Language Framework.

Our students rate us as excellent, please see our testimonials page.

CLICK ON THE RELEVANT TAB BELOW TO SEE PROGRAMME

Excellent news!!!!   Intensive Spanish Beginners and Intensive Japanese Beginners now open for enrolments.

Each course consists of 25 hours a week (daytime) and starts Monday 21st August.

The fee for the whole course will be:
Full: £220 (only £8.8 per hour) – Retired & Students: £190 (only £7.6 per hour) – Benefits: £130 (£5.2 per hour)

Course Number Start Day Time room Enrol
Intensive Spanish Beginners     Monday 21st August 10:00-15:00 Room 5 enrol here 
Intensive Japanese Beginners     Monday 21st August 10:00-15:00 Room 4 enrol here


If you are interested in attending a one-week intensive course (25 hours over a week) end-August, in one of the following languages, please contact our office

  • Arabic Beginners
  • French Beginners or Elementary
  • German Beginners or Elementary

SEPTEMBER REVISION COURSES

From 11th September – 5 weeks (10 hours)

If you have missed classes or haven’t studied the language for a while, don’t start again from scratch and waste a year!

Take up a revision course before starting the next level up in October.

All courses are held in Old Eldon Square. Get in touch with the office if you have any mobility problems.

Enrol before the 7th of August to get your Early Bird Discout :-)

Fees – Full: £88 (only £8.8 per hour) – Retired & Students: £76 (only £7.6 per hour) – Benefits: £52 (£5.2 per hour)

Course Number Tutor Start Day Time Enrol
Arabic post-beginners AR51601 HM Monday 11th September 17:30-19:30 enrol here
Chinese post-beginners CH51601 FL Thursday 14th September 17:30-19:30 enrol here
French post-beginners FR51601 VC Wednesday 13th September  17:30-19:30 enrol here
French post-elementary FR51602 SC Monday 11th September  17:30-19:30 enrol here
German post-beginners GE51601 JW Monday 11th September  17:30-19:30 enrol here
German post-elementary GE51602 JW Tuesday 12th September  17:30-19:30 enrol here
Greek post-beginners GR51601 AC Thursday 14th September  17:45-19:45 enrol here
Italian post-beginners IT51601 GG Tuesday 12th September  17:30-19:30 enrol here
Japanese post-beginners JA51601 MK Tuesday 12th September  17:30-19:30 enrol here
Japanese post-elementary JA51602 FC Thursday 14th September  17:30-19:30 enrol here
Polish post-beginners POL51601 DK Wednesday 13th September  17:30-19:30 enrol here
Polish post-elementary POL51602 DK Monday 11th September  17:30-19:30 enrol here
Portuguese post-beginners POR51601 DM Wednesday 13th September  17:30-19:30 enrol here
Portuguese post-elementary POR51602 LL Thursday 14th September  17:30-19:30 enrol here
Russian post-beginners RU51601 IG Tuesday 12th September  17:30-19:30 enrol here
Russian post-elementary RU51602 IG Wednesday 13th Spetember  17:30-19:30 enrol here
Spanish post-beginners SP51601 RM Thursday 14th September  17:30-19:30 enrol here
Spanish post-elementary SP51602 AG Monday 11th September  17:30-19:30 enrol here

AUTUMN 2017 PROGRAMME -10 weeks

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING A COURSE WHICH IS LISTED IN PINK, PLEASE CLICK THE LINK TO EMAIL THE OFFICE for more info.

ALL COURSES START IN OCTOBER EXCEPT THOSE IN ORANGE

FEES – Full: £132 (only £8.8 per hour) – Retired & Students: £114 (only £7.6 per hour) – Benefits: £78 (£5.2 per hour)

Enrol between 1st of July and 25th August and get a 20% discount!

Course Number Tutor Start Day Time room Enrol
Arabic beginners AR11701 HM Monday 16th October 17:45-19:15 level 1 enrol here
Arabic elementary AR11702 MS Saturday 14th October 10:00-11:30 level 1B info@tlcnewcastle.co.uk
Chinese beginners CH11701 FL Tuesday 17th October 18:00 – 19:30 level 1 enrol here
Chinese elementary CH11702 FL Monday 16th October 18:00 – 19:30 level 1B info@tlcnewcastle.co.uk
Chinese intermediate CH11703 FL Thursday 19th October 18:00 – 19:30 level 2A/2B info@tlcnewcastle.co.uk
Dutch beginners DU11701 Saturday 14th October  10:00-11:30 level 1 info@tlcnewcastle.co.uk
Dutch elementary-lower intermediate DU11702   To be confirmed 17:45-19:15 level 2 info@tlcnewcastle.co.uk
French beginners (lunch time) FR11700 SC Thursday 14th September 12:00-13:30 level 1 info@tlcnewcastle.co.uk
French beginners FR11701 VC Wednesday 18th October 17:45-19:15 level 1 enrol here
French elementary FR11702 VC Monday 16th October 17:45-19:15 level 2 enrol here
French intermediate FR11703 SC Monday 16th October 17:45-19:15 level 3 enrol here
French upper intermediate FR11704 CV Tuesday 17th October 17:45-19:15 level 4/5 enrol here
French advanced FR11705 FA Thursday 19th October 10:30-12:00 level 6 enrol here
French advanced FR11706 FA Thursday 19th October 17:30 – 19:00 level 6 enrol here
German beginners (lunch time) GE11700 JW Tuesday 12th September 12:00-13:30 level 1  info@tlcnewcastle.co.uk
German beginners GE11701 JW Tuesday 17th October 17:45-19:15 level 1 enrol here
German elementary GE11702 JW Monday 16th October 17:45-19:15 level 2 enrol here
German lower intermediate GE11703   Thursday 19th October 17:45-19:15 level 3 enrol here
German upper intermediate-advanced GE11704 AK Monday 16th October 17:45-19:15 level 4/5 enrol here
Greek beginners GR11701 AC Saturday 14th October  10:00-11:30 level 1 enrol here
Greek elementary GR11702 AC Thursday 19th October 17:45-19:15 level 2 enrol here
Greek intermediate GR11703 MR Wednesday 18th October 17:45-19:15 level 3  info@tlcnewcastle.co.uk
Italian beginners (lunch time) IT11700 MA Tuesday 12th September 12:00-13:30 level 1  info@tlcnewcastle.co.uk
Italian beginners IT11701 GG Tuesday 17th October 17:45-19:15 level 1 enrol here
Italian elementary IT11702 GG Wednesday 18th October 17:45-19:15 level 2 enrol here
Italian intermediate IT11703 MA Saturday 14th October  10:00-11:30 level 3  info@tlcnewcastle.co.uk
Japanese beginners JA11701 MK Tuesday 17th October 18:15-19:45 level 1 enrol here
Japanese elementary JA11702 MK Thursday 19th October 18:15-19:45 level 1B enrol here
Japanese intermediate JA11703 FC Tuesday 17th October 17:45-19:15 level 2A/2B  info@tlcnewcastle.co.uk
Korean Beginners KO11701 YY Saturday 14th October  10:00-11:30 level 1 enrol here
Korean elementary KO11702 YY Tuesday 17th October 17:45-19:15 level 1B  info@tlcnewcastle.co.uk
Polish beginners POL11701 DK Wednesday 18th October 17:45-19:15 level 1 enrol here
Polish elementary POL11702 DK Monday 16th October 17:45-19:15 level 2 enrol here
Polish upper intermediate POL11704 DK Thursday 19th October 17:45-19:15 level 4 enrol here
Portuguese beginners POR11701 DM Wednesday 18th October 17:30-19:00 level 1 enrol here
Portuguese elementary-intermediate POR11702 LL Wednesday 18th October 17:30-19:00 level 2/3 enrol here
Russian beginners RU11701 IG Saturday 14th October 10:00-11:30 level 1 enrol here
Russian elementary RU11702 IG Wednesday 18th October 17:45-19:15 level 2 enrol here
Russian upper-intermediate RU11703 IG Tuesday 17th October 17:45-19:15 level 3/4 enrol here
Spanish beginners (lunch time) SP11700   Thursday 14th September 12:00-13:30 level 1  info@tlcnewcastle.co.uk
Spanish beginners SP11701 AG Saturday 14th October 10:00-11:30 level 1 enrol here
Spanish elementary SP11702 AG Monday 16th October 17:45-19:15 level 2 enrol here
Spanish intermediate SP11703 RM Wednesday 18th October 17:45-19:15 level 3 enrol here
Spanish advanced SP11704 RM Thursday 19th October 17:45-19:15 level 5/6 enrol here
Swedish beginners SWE11701   Saturday 14th October  10:00-11:30 level 1  info@tlcnewcastle.co.uk
Swedish elementary SWE11702   Wednesday 18th October 17:45-19:15 level 2  info@tlcnewcastle.co.uk
Thai beginners TH11701 PI To be confirmed 17:45-19:15 level 1  info@tlcnewcastle.co.uk
Turkish beginners TU11701   Thursday 19th October 17:45-19:15 level 1  info@tlcnewcastle.co.uk

We follow The COMMON EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK REFERENCE FOR LANGUAGES

(you will find a description here: http://www.linguadiversa.co.uk/id36.htm)
You can also take a look at our level descriptors

note: you will only hear from us if your course is cancelled or postponed. If you don’t hear from us, just turn up for your class on the day at time advertised. We reserve the right to cancel or postpone a course at short notice if numbers are insufficient. If you have enrolled, you will be notified by e-mail and will receive a refund as soon as possible.

  • OES: Old Eldon Square (no lift but get in touch if you have a mobility issue and we will arrange an alternative venue)
  • BC: Brunswick Church (Brunswick Place – fully accessible)
  • BH: Broadacre House (Market St. – fully accessible)
All venues are very close to Monument Metro. Council Car Parks are free after 5pmVenues correct at the time of publishing but are subject to last minute changes, if this is the case you will be notified by email. Anyone with the right level of knowledge can join a course
 
We will consider running any language or level providing we can get enough students and find a suitable teacher. New courses can start at any time and will offer the same amount of class time. Get in touch if you think we can help.

 

Payment Options

You can pay for your course by all major debit/credit cards using WorldPay at checkout or alternatively you can make a direct bank transfer (preferred method of payment) to:

THE LANGUAGE CENTRE (CIC)
Unity Trust Bank
Sort code: 608301
Account: 20332127

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*If paying by direct bank transfer, your order won’t be complete until funds have cleared in our account.

We reserve the right to cancel a course at short notice if numbers are insufficient. You will only hear from us if your language course is cancelled or postponed. just turn up for your class on the day at time advertised.