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Our exciting programme of modern languages gives you an opportunity to study a language from scratch or improve your existing skills to a very high standard.

Courses are taught by tutors based in the School of Modern Languages, most of whom are native speakers.

Students interested in our language courses should determine their level of competency before enrolling on a course.


Arabic is not taught widely in the UK so we are very proud to be able to run courses here at different levels to suit all abilities.


We offer a wide range of Mandarin Chinese language courses specifically designed for members of the public and timetabled in the evening.


Our popular French classes are usually taught by native speakers and offer eight levels of entry to suit every type of student.


We offer professionally taught German courses at the frequency and level to suit you.


Our language courses in Greek are perfect for beginners through to advanced speakers.


With eight different levels of entry, you're bound to find the Italian course that's right for you.


Whether you've always thought about learning Japanese or you're looking to improve on what you already know, we should have the right course for you.


Learn Portuguese in a relaxed and friendly environment, whether you're an absolute beginner or you already have some knowledge.

Public service interpreting

Our Public Service Interpreting programme has been designed to introduce bilingual students to the profession including role boundaries, professional conduct, terminology and practical issues.


We offer a range of Russian language course for beginner, improving and intermediate levels.


Our wide range of Spanish courses will suit any learner, including those who want to improve very quickly.


We offer courses to help you begin learning Polish or improve on what you already know.


This course, taught by a Ukrainian National will introduce you to the basics of the language and give you an insight into Ukrainian culture.

Welsh courses for adults

We offer short taster sessions as well as courses for beginners through to fluent Welsh speakers who would like to improve their Welsh.

Find out more from Learn Welsh Cardiff