Learn a Language

Master the basics of a world language and its associate cultures.

Due to COVID-19, delivery of the programme has slightly changed and is outlined below:

Key Information
  • A range of languages available – French, German, Italian, Arabic, Japanese, Spanish and Mandarin
  • Aimed at complete beginners – no prior knowledge is expected  
  • Develop your skills and confidence – by interacting with other students in a supportive environment  
  • Employability – enhance your CV by demonstrating your global citizenship
  • Learn more than a language – develop an awareness of other cultures and demonstrate your external-facing outlook  
  • Commitment – 10am to 1pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 27 May and 17 June online. You will need a device with good internet connection and a microphone.  
Detailed Information

Manchester Met is home to a rich Department of Languages that has honed an expertise in supporting students across the University to master the basics of a range of world languages.   

With this Third Term activity, you will interact with other learners online from all over the University in a collaborative atmosphere. Alongside a basic competence in your chosen language, the experience will support your interpersonal skills and develop your confidence:  

  • You are required to participate in an online classroom for 3 hours a day (10am – 1pm)  on Mondays, Wesnesdays and Fridays between 27 May and 17 June (10 sessions in total)
  • Formal assessment will focus on your broader personal and professional development as a result of the experience of language learning 
Groups Available

In applying for this activity, you will need to indicate which group (and by extension which Language) you would prefer to be allocated to. There will be a limit of around 25 people per group, but you can apply for more than one.

  • Group A: French
  • Group B: German
  • Group C: Italian
  • Group D: Arabic
  • Group E: Japanese
  • Group F: Spanish
  • Group G: Mandarin

You cannot apply for a language that you have already studied as part of the Uniwide Languages scheme