SOAS University of London

SOAS Language Centre

Free Arabic and Mandarin Chinese Classes

FREE 8-Week Language Course Starting in May



8 x 90-minute classes in Pre-Intermediate level Mandarin Chinese or Elementary level Arabic taught by post-graduate Teacher Trainees

Who For?

To join our free classes you must be:-

  • over 18 years old.
  • at the level required for joining the course (use the self-assessment questionnaire on the Online Store for guidance).
  • able to attend all classes.


SOAS Language Centre at the Russell Square Campus – 5 Minutes From Russell Square Tube


Arabic Classes

(starting on Wednesday 9th May 2018)

Wednesdays 14.00-15.30 9th May, 16th May, 23rd May, 30th May, 6th June, 13th June, 20th June, 27th June

Chinese Classes

(starting on Thursday 10th May 2018)

Thursdays 15.30-17.00 10th May, 17th May, 24th May, 31st May, 7th June, 14th June, 21st June, 28th June

How to Enrol?

At our Online Store: 

Go to

Click Product Catalogue - Language Centre

Under 'Spring Short Courses', click 'Chinese' for the free 8-week Mandarin Chinese course or 'Near Middle East - Arabic' for the free 8-week Arabic Course.

Pay the £50 deposit online and you’re registered.

Terms and Conditions

Anyone who attends 7 of the 8 classes will have their £50 deposit returned at the end.