Study a foreign language as part of your degree

If you are a current Year One or Two undergraduate student at the University of Wolverhampton you can choose to study a foreign language module as part of your degree programme.*

You will develop practical language skills that allow you to understand and interact with native speakers in real-life situations, and learn more about their culture.

Female international student

 

 

 

 

 

You can start at any level, from beginn‌er to advanced, in:

  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Spanish.

 

Accredited language modules are ideal if you want to:

  • learn a new language
  • refresh a language you already know
  • develop your communication skills
  • gain an insight into other cultures
  • prepare for a visit abroad
  • enhance your employment prospects.‌

 

Course information

Each language module will run for 12 week course in semester one or semester 2. You will have 4 hours of lessons per week.

During the course students will be assessed in the four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The weighting of the different parts is distributed as follow: Listening (25 %), speaking (25 %), grammar, reading and writing (50 %). The marks from the different parts will be averaged to form the overall grade for the module. In order to pass the module you must gain a minimum of 40 % overall.

4WL002- Basic Language

This module aims to take students with no prior knowledge of the target language to A1 standard in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

The module concentrates on developing receptive (reading and listening) and productive (speaking and writing) skills, in a progressive and contextualised manner. A course book may form the basis of the programme and may be supplemented with other learning materials introducing contemporary aspects of the culture and society of the target language community/communities.

5WL001- Basic Language

This module aims to take students with no prior knowledge of the target language to A1 standard in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

The module concentrates on developing receptive (reading and listening) and productive (speaking and writing) skills, in a progressive and contextualised manner. A course book may form the basis of the programme and may be supplemented with other learning materials introducing contemporary aspects of the culture and society of the target language community/communities.

4WL003- Elementary Language

This module aims to facilitate students in rising one stage (A2) in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

The module concentrates on enhancing receptive (reading and listening) and productive (speaking and writing) skills, in a progressive and contextualised manner. A course book may form the basis of the programme and is supplemented with other learning materials introducing contemporary aspects of the target-language culture and society.

5WL002- Elementary Language

This module aims to facilitate students in rising one stage (A2) in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

The module concentrates on enhancing receptive (reading and listening) and productive (speaking and writing) skills, in a progressive and contextualised manner. A course book may form the basis of the programme and is supplemented with other learning materials introducing contemporary aspects of the target-language culture and society.

6WL001- Intermediate/Advanced Language

This module aims to facilitate students in rising one stage (B1/B2/C1) in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

The module concentrates on enhancing receptive (reading and listening) and productive (speaking and writing) skills, in a progressive and contextualised manner. A course book may form the basis of the programme and is supplemented with other learning materials introducing contemporary aspects of the target-language culture and society.

 

Timetables for Semester 1 & 2 2017/18

Each year-long accredited module runs in daytime and evening sessions with a combination of class-time and directed study-time.

Languages for You Semester 1 Timetable 2017 (PDF 111K, Downloads file)

Languages for You Semester 2 Timetable 2017 (PDF 122K, Downloads file)

 

Further information available: www.wlv.ac.uk/languagesforyou

If you are interested in starting an accredited language course with us, please Email: languagesforyou@wlv.ac.uk

Tel: 01902 325855

Email: Jose.Martinez@wlv.ac.uk

*Please note: some courses are exempt.  Courses will be offered each semester and run subject to demand.

Progression is built into the programme.