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Our popular language programme, delivered by experienced and knowledgeable tutors will enable you to develop your knowledge about another country and culture and meet new people, whilst learning a new language.

Why study a language?

Our friendly courses across Dorset include French, German, Spanish and Portuguese. Included in our language offer are lip reading and sign language courses. We offer courses for all ability levels.

Learning a new language is fun and could enrich a holiday abroad, communicate more with friends and family or be beneficial for work purposes.

If you are not a native English speaker and would like to learn English, please take a look at our ESOL courses (English for speakers of other languages).

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Studying a language will give you…

More confidence to communicate

Learning a new language and practicing in class will help you improve your confidence to speak, read and write in that language.

New skills and knowledge

Your memory will benefit from learning new skills and knowledge about the language and culture and this will support you in feeling more confident.

Improved sense of wellbeing

Meeting new people, gaining new skills and achieving new things is a fantastic way to contribute to your overall mental health and wellbeing.

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How do I enrol?

You can enrol for any of our courses in 2 ways:


Find a course and can click the ‘Enrol on this course’ button to be taken to an application form to enrol on the course.

By phone

Find a course and call us on 01202 123444. Please remember to check our opening hours first.

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