SOAS University of London

SOAS Language Centre

Learner Support


All online courses will be delivered via Zoom.

These courses (for groups or one-to-one) are a great opportunity for students and professionals to learn a language of their choice from anywhere in the world. As well as the live online sessions, there will be online materials available to access from the BLE.

For the Zoom support page, please click here (

Logging On

Language Centre students are given Usernames and Passwords at the beginning of their course.

SOAS LC Online Moodle Courses

As a SOAS LC student, you will be offered language learning support on our virtual learning platform - Bloomsbury Learning Environment (known as BLE or SOAS Moodle). Please follow the steps below to access the BLE Moodle courses.

  • Are you a new student at SOAS LC?

Go to the webpage of Bloomsbury Learning Environment and log in using your unique username and password emailed to you (e.g. L35678, Ch5943kb).

  • Are you a returning student?

Please use the username and password you received when you first enrolled with us.

After you have successfully logged in, your course will be listed under 'My Modules'. You can also find your Moodle course by using the Search box. Search the course code or the full title of the course (e.g. 39807 Korean Elementary). 

  • Problems finding your course or accessing the content?

Please email the relevant member of Language Centre staff for help.

Additional Online Resources

SOAS Language Centre offers a wide range of learning materials online (You need your SOAS username and password to access these resources)

Other useful links:


The Hindi Urdu Flagship

A Door Into Hindi - Hindi Lessons Menu


Colloquial Language Series


Chinese news (reading)

Chinese news (listening)
tv cctv

Quizlet for HSK 3 Vocabulary
Diagram of HSK 3 | Quizlet

Graded reading:
The Chairman's Bao
Du Chinese

SOAS Library

The Library at SOAS houses over 1.3 million volumes and a growing number of electronic resources. The Library offers training sessions in the use of its language resources. 

Language centre students can request library cards which allow access reference access to the Library. To request this they need to email their course administrator

The library card will allow you to use the SOAS library (reference access only) and print and photocopy anywhere on the SOAS Campus. Cards are valid until 31st August of the year of study.

SOAS Bookshop

The SOAS Bookshop is situated in the Brunei Gallery.