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The University of Southampton
Lifelong Learning

University of Southampton Lifelong Learning Languages & Humanities Open Day Event

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Time:
10:00 - 15:00
Date:
21 September 2024
Venue:
Avenue Campus, Highfield Road, Southampton, Hampshire

For more information regarding this event, please email Lifelong Learning at lifelonglearning@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

We are pleased to invite you to attend our Autumn Lifelong Learning Open Day. At this event you will be able to find out more about the Lifelong Learning courses on offer in Languages and in the Humanities and can join one of our language taster classes.

It is an ideal opportunity for you to get a taste of the language or languages you are interested in learning and to talk to our tutors about our language courses.

This event is an ideal opportunity for you to get a flavour of the language or languages you are interested in learning and to talk to our tutors about our language courses. We will also present some of our diverse and exciting new Humanities courses which will be on offer in our autumn programme. Topics will include: Historical Narratives of Winchester, Poetry writing, Philosophy, Women’s writing, Shipwrecks and Maritime Archaeology. More courses will be added to the programme throughout the year so if these are not to your taste join our mailing list to receive all our latest course updates.

The Taster Day will take place from 10.30 – 14.00 at our Avenue Campus [add link to campus map]. There will be two sessions for each language (one in the morning which will be repeated in the afternoon) and you can sign up for up to two sessions if you wish to try two different languages. The languages on offer are: French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Arabic. All sessions will be at Beginners level.

Programme

 

TimeActivity
10:00 - 10:30

Registration for morning sessions

10:30 – 11:30

Taster sessions 1

Languages available: French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Arabic, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese

11:30 - 12:00

Break with light refreshments

- There will be an opportunity to meet the language tutors

- Registration for afternoon sessions

12:00 - 12:30

Humanities courses at Southampton:

Find out about our new courses in Archaeology, Creative Writing, Film, English Literature, History and Philosophy

12:30 - 13:30

Taster sessions 2

Languages available: French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese

13:30 - 14:00

LLL Helpdesk (opportunity to ask practical questions and to register for LLL courses)

14:00

End of event

To find out more about our language courses and to register for the event please visit Here

Please book in advance in order to secure your place as numbers will be limited.

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