How to make most of the Language Centre

Whether you are an international student looking for additional support with your English, interested in taking an undergraduate degree option or want to learn or improve another language, the Language Centre (Ground Floor, 20 Kingsway) is here to help.

How to sign up for English insessional support

Support for your English-language skills

  • English-language support (including Academic writing) are available for any undergraduate or postgraduate student, who do not have English as a first language and would like weekly English language classes throughout Michaelmas Term and Lent Term.

  • To get started have a read through the information on English Insessional Support.

How to decide on an undergraduate degree option

  • We offer a range of modern language and literature degree option courses for undergraduate students as well as a linguistics option.

  • Registration is via the LSE for You course choice system but there is more information at the links above and in your LSE Welcome Guide.

How to register for an extra-curricular modern language course

  • Our modern language non degree programme offers you the option of taking an extra curricular language course whilst at LSE.

  • Take a look at the information to find out what you need to do to take a course.

How to claim a free place on our non degree certificate course programme

  • As part of the LSE Language Policy, if you are a UK/EU undergraduate student at LSE please remember you can claim your entitlement to a free language course during your time at LSE if you do not have a GCSE grade 4 (or equivalent) in a language which is not your mother tongue.

  • You will need to make this declaration when you come to register otherwise please follow the normal registration procedure to choose your course.        

  • Please remember English is a 'foreign' language if it is not your mother tongue.

How to find out about learning support

  • Come to our Welcome event to find our more and should you need advice on how to focus your particular language learning needs, general or specific advice on language learning strategies, information on self access study or tandem learning consult our learning support pages for information.

Language Centre open evenings (Multilingual LSE)

  • During Welcome the Language Centre will be hosting an event with 'information corners' on Tandem Learning, Language Learning Support Workshops and Online Resources (including the Language Gateway)

  • Open to all LSE students and staff.

  • Full details are in the LSE Welcome Guide