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SOAS Language Centre

Short Language Courses: Online Autumn 2020

Covid-19 Update: In response to the uncertainty, many have voiced concerns about the delivery of this year's courses. We would like to reassure everyone that SOAS Language Centre's courses will continue to run online for the rest of this academic year. A few new courses will be offered on campus when it is completely safe to do so.

We are now enrolling for our Online Autumn term commencing the week beginning 12th October for 10 weeks.

Before enrolling, please ensure you have completed the following:

  • Please read the course information carefully
  • Online Course Requirements: The online platform that will be used for our courses is Collaborate via SOAS Bloomsbury Learning Environment (BLE). Please ensure you have checked the Learner Support page for the Collaborate Session Preparation and Checklist: Required Equipment & Software.
  • Please read our Terms and Conditions

For any further enquiries, please email the relevant Language Administrator (see Contact Us).

Click into the relevant heading below to view the full timetable for your target language.

Arabic Autumn Timetable 2020

Chinese Autumn Timetable 2020

Japanese Autumn Timetable 2020

Korean Autumn Timetable 2020

Languages of Africa, the Near & Middle East (excl. Arabic), South Asia, South East Asia, Languages of European Origin Autumn Timetable 2020

Here's what our students have said...

"The (online) lessons are wonderful! They have massively exceeded my expectations. I was apprehensive about the online delivery of these language classes, but it has been very well executed."

"The way the (online) system works is very impressive, the splitting into groups very efficient, and it is quite fun to change groups at each exercise."

"The transition to online learning was surprisingly smooth due in part to the students enthusiasm but also to the flexibility and dedication of our teachers and their passion for teaching. Together, we managed to re-create the positive, lively atmosphere that we had in class due to the camaraderie between students and teachers."