Learn a Foreign Language

Learn French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese or Spanish on a part-time evening course at the UAL Language Centre in London. All of the language classes are taught in an arts and culture context. Classes are open to the public as well as current UAL students and staff.

During your 8 week course, you will be exposed to authentic language through listening and reading activities with an emphasis on functional and practical uses. The classes focus on speaking, pronunciation, reading and written communication and will help you become confident language users.

Course details:

  • Part-time evening classes offered in French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese and Spanish
  • Experienced tutors, many of whom are native speakers of the language
  • One evening a week, over 8 weeks at 6pm to 8.30pm (unless otherwise stated)
  • Classes take place at the Language Centre in 272 High Holborn, London
  • Maximum of 15 students per class
  • The course price is £210 for a term of 8 weeks 

Our course tutors use specially-written learning resources and teach from an exciting syllabus that incorporates arts and culture topics such as architecture, cuisine, culture, design, fashion and society. Most classrooms have smartboards and tutors use a variety of the latest teaching tools and methods to give you the best language learning experience. Classes start at beginner level, and we sometimes also offer classes in other levels. If you can't find the level you are looking for, complete our enquiry form.

If you know your level, then choose and book your course from the listed courses. If you are not sure of your level, please read the level descriptions based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).


“The course is very well designed for beginners and the teacher is very nice and helpful”

"I really enjoyed the lessons. The atmosphere was positive and friendly and I found out a lot of useful stuff"

"Excellent teacher, explains complicated grammar and rules well and makes it easy to understand"

"Great teacher, super motivating and encouraging - I'd love to continue!"

"Fantastic class! Looking forward to a follow up!"

"The studying process was very interesting and easy-going"

"The lessons were very enjoyable and fun. I have learnt a lot and feel more confident"