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SOAS Language Centre

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 - Now Open!

New Beginners courses are available in Arabic, Japanese, Chinese, Persian and many other languages. We also have over 150 Intermediate to Advanced courses. Courses are now available to book via the Online Store.

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

Term 3 Enrolment

Enrolment for Term 3 language courses is now open.

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.

New Language Courses for Easter

From April 4th-16th, we shall run short courses in our most popular languages. Details of the Easter programme will be available on your webpages in early February. Easter Intensives Courses

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

Our January 2016 Timetables listed by region.