Beginner Language Classes

Eligibility

All DMU students are eligible to take part in one language class per academic year. The maximum number of places in each class is 25, and the minimum number of students required for classes to go ahead is 10. Please check our eligibility criteria for further details.

About

Do something new this academic year and learn a new language! Through DMU Global, you can choose to learn one of the following languages: Arabic, French, German, Japanese or Spanish for just £30 for 10 weeks!

Classes start at beginner level and no previous experience is required. Classes will be held on campus and focus on developing practical listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through a mix of interactive group work and independent learning.

In term 2, students can take part in a 10 week course, and for those who have previously completed 20 hours of classes with DMU Global there is an option to take a continuation course for £20, see our study options below:

Language classes

LanguageClass 1 (beginner)Class 2 (continuation)
JapaneseTuesday 4-6pmThursday 4-6pm
FrenchTuesday 5-7pmMonday 5-7pm
GermanWednesday 4-6pmThursday 4-6pm
ArabicTuesday 6-8pmMonday 6-8pm
SpanishWednesday 4-6pmMonday 4-6pm

You can find more information about the language courses at DMU in the Student Handbooks below:

Read the Twilight languages Handbook
Languages Digital Badge

Upon successful completion of your chosen language course, you will be awarded a digital badge which recognises the level and language that you studied. This can be displayed on your LinkedIn profile and in your digital backpack. Click here for more information about digital badges.

Application

  • Choose a 10-week twilight language class (beginners or A1 continuation).
  • To secure your place click the ‘sign-up’ button below and pay the £30 participation fee (£20 for continuation classes) via the DMU Online Store.  You will also need to agree to the terms and conditions of our language classes.
  • Class details i.e. classrooms and tutors will be sent out within 7 days of the sign-up deadline.

You will be required to pay the participation fee upon application.

Key Information

  • Application launch: Monday 14 November 2022
  • Application deadline: 9am on Monday 12 December 2022
  • Courses start: week commencing 30 January 2023 
  • Courses finish: week commencing 24 April 2023