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Learn a language online this summer

Online language learning
Online language learning

This summer we’re offering intensive language courses in Chinese, French, Italian and Spanish at different levels of ability, from beginners to more advanced.

Make the most of being indoors this summer by enhancing your language skills with an online course.

Our intensive language courses are taught in small groups and meet at least 3 times a week to maximise your learning at a swift pace. You’ll be taught by our highly qualified native-speaking tutors using tailored course material.

You will be able to access a wealth of resources online and learn alongside fellow language enthusiasts.

Courses to suit all abilities

Our courses start with absolute beginner level and go through to advanced:
  • absolute beginners
  • post-beginners
  • improvers
  • intermediate
  • higher intermediate
  • lower advanced
  • advanced.

Check the course description to see which course is right for you.

Available courses

Chinese Practical Speaking (online course)

This module is for you if you want to improve your Mandarin pronunciation and tones as well as daily oral communication skills in Mandarin.

French Advanced (online course)

This course is for you if you have attended several years of part-time study and/or if you have a good knowledge of French and you want to further practice your conversation skills.

French for Improvers (online course)

This course is for you if you can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases.

Italian Conversation Advanced (online course)

This course will give you an intensive learning experience if you can speak Italian at an advanced level (for students who have studied Italian for more than 4+years).

Italian for Absolute Beginners (online course)

This course is aimed at students who have no knowledge of Italian.

Italian Intermediate Conversation (online course)

This intensive course is for you if you have attended 2 years of part-time study (or 3 years but you feel your speaking skills are still weak) and you can communicate in routine tasks requiring a direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.

Spanish for Improvers (online course)

This intensive course is for you if you have attended two years of part-time studies or you have recently gained a GCSE in Spanish.

Spanish for Post-Beginners (online course)

This intensive course is for you if you have attended one year of part-time study or you have rusty 'O' levels (GCSE) in Spanish.

Spanish Higher Intermediate (online course)

This intensive course is for you if you have attended four years of part-time study and you can communicate at a higher level than just routine conversation.

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.