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The Language Exepress

Exeter's Language-Learning Online Magazine.

Language Centre

Language Centre

The Language Centre at the University of Exeter is a great place to learn a language, whether for study, work or just for fun. As well as first-class learning resources, we provide excellent teaching by suitably qualified and experienced professionals, so that learning a language is both enjoyable and rewarding.

At the Language Centre we offer daytime credit-bearing modules as part of your undergraduate studies at no extra cost. The languages we offer include British Sign Language, Cornish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Spanish and Ukrainian. All the FLC Undergraduate modules count for credits towards your degree, and are only available to Exeter undergraduate students. For students joining us in September, please see our Freshers' Week page.

For the academic year 2022/23 all Language Centre modules will be taught in person and subject to the evolution of the pandemic. Please check your timetable to find out when and where your module will be taught.

Our Evening Language Programme offers a range of on campus and online language courses for students, staff, alumni, the public as well as specific courses for public and private sector organisations. Unlike the daytime language modules, these courses are NOT credit-bearing, so you can take them outside your degree programme. The Evening Language courses include Arabic, British Sign Language (BSL), Cornish, ESOL, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Ukrainian. Please note, there is an additional cost when signing up to an evening course.

We are a DELF/DALF, DELE and PLIDA Accredited Examination Centre for French, Spanish and Italian and we are also a member of the Association of University Language Centres, AULC.

Undergraduate study modules

You can benefit from the Language Centre by taking language modules as part of your degree.

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Evening Language Programme

Our certificated evening courses are open to adults over 18 and are designed to give you greater confidence in speaking a foreign language.

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French, Mandarin Chinese and Spanish language modules are now also offered in Penryn for credits.

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Tandem Language Exchange (TLE)

The Tandem Language Exchange (TLE) is a great way to meet people and improve a language in a fun and relaxed way.

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Corporate language training

We can help professionals, businesses, employees and employers get a competitive edge by developing confidence and fluency in a range of languages.

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