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Studying Chinese at the SOAS Language Centre

The Language Centre is a department of the Faculty of Languages and Cultures at SOAS. Its proven expertise lies in making the learning of languages practically useful, highly enjoyable and accessible to people from all walks of life. Follow us on Twitter for the latest news @soaslangcentre

April 2016 Enrolment is Now Over!

We welcome enquiries from drop-in visitors as well as enquiries made via email or telephone.

Free Arabic or Chinese Classes Starting Now

Join a Free Arabic or Chinese Class Now

Language Proficiency Certificates

Our intensive language programmes provide an accelerated way to gain mastery of a language and obtain a widely-recognised SOAS, University of London, Certificate. New programmes are being introduced in autumn 2016.

Tailored Tuition for Individuals & Groups

For any queries regarding Tailored Tuition, please contact Matthew Oryang on mo22@soas.ac.uk.

Summer Courses

This summer we will be running our popular short courses in various languages at different levels. Timetables and course contents will be customized to guarantee both effective learning and fun. Enquiries and requests are welcome now.

Teacher Training Programmes

Gain a recognised post-graduate qualification (Certificate and Diploma) in teaching Arabic or Chinese as a Foreign Language and get a head-start in your teaching career.

Bespoke Courses for Corporate Clients

We provide bespoke language courses for specific professional needs, such as Chinese for International Business or Arabic for Law. Such courses are an ideal choice if you need to use the target language for business purposes.