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Trinity Term Course Timetable 2022

For Learners without an Oxford University SSO, or who are not members of the University, enrolment information can be found here. 

  Course Pathway Mode of Delivery Stage Part* Duration Day and time of classes Date of first class Date of final class
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed Academic In-person 1 3

Weeks 2-7

Thursdays 11.00 - 12.00

5 May 2022 9 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed Academic In-person 2 3 Weeks 2-7 Fridays 13:00 - 14:00 6 May 2022 10 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  In-person 1 2 Weeks 2-7 Mondays 10:00 - 11:00 2 May 2022 6 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  Online 1 2 Weeks 2-7 Wednesdays 18:00 - 19:00 4 May 2022 8 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General In-person 1 3 Weeks 2-7 Tuesdays 12:00 - 13:00 3 May 2022 7 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  In-person 1 3 Weeks 2-7 Thursdays 14:00 - 15:00 5 May 2022 9 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  Online 1 3 Weeks 2-7 Thursdays 18:00 - 19:00 5 May 2022 9 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  In-person 2 3 Weeks 2-7 Wednesdays 16:00 - 17:00 4 May 2022 8 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  Online 2 3 Weeks 2-7 Thursdays 17:00 - 18:00 5 May 2022 9 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  Online 2 3 Weeks 2-7 Thursdays 10:00 - 11:00 5 May 2022 9 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  In-person 3 3 Weeks 2-7 Wednesdays 10:00 - 11:00 4 May 2022 8 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  Online 3 3 Weeks 2-7 Tuesdays 17:00 - 18:00 3 May 2022 7 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  Online 3 3 Weeks 2-7 Thursdays 17:00 - 18:00 5 May 2022 9 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  In-person 4 3 Weeks 2-7 Fridays 10:00 - 11:00 6 May 2022 10 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  Online 4 3 Weeks 2-7 Wednesdays 14:00 - 15:00 4 May 2022 8 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  Online 4 3 Weeks 2-7 Wednesdays 17:00 - 18:00 4 May 2022 8 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  In-person 5 3 Weeks 2-7 Tuesdays 16:00 - 17:00 3 May 2022 7 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  Online 5 3 Weeks 2-7 Tuesdays 12:00 - 13:00 3 May 2022 7 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  In-person 6 3 Weeks 2-7 Thursdays 14:00 - 15:00 5 May 2022 9 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  Online 6 3 Weeks 2-7 Thursdays 17:00 - 18:00 5 May 2022 9 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  In-person 7 3 Weeks 2-7 Tuesdays 16:00 - 17:00 3 May 2022 7 June 2022
Enrolment for Trinity term courses is now closed General  Online 7 3 Weeks 2-7 Thursdays 10:00 - 11:00 5 May 2022 9 June 2022

 

  • Enrolment will close at 12 noon on Thursday of Week 1 of term.

  • To ensure that we have time to set you up with access to our Virtual Learning Environment (Canvas), please make sure you have enrolled and paid no later than five working days before your course starts. 

  • MT = Michaelmas Term (October - December); HT = Hilary Term (January - March); TT = Trinity Term (April-June)

  • *For General and Academic courses, a Stage is made up of three Parts, usually Part 1 is Michaelmas term, Part 2 is Hilary term and Part 3 is Trinity term. However, in some instances we will run another Part 1 in Hilary term due to popularity, please check the timetable carefully. Please note, complete beginners (Stage 1) cannot join Parts 2 or 3 if they have not completed Part 1.

Waiting lists, funding, enrolment and mode of delivery

If the course on which you would like to enrol is fully booked, please check the timetable to see if the same course is being offered at a different time (many of our courses have several iterations, each with a different day/time for the ‘class'). In addition, we operate a first-come, first-served waiting list, simply click on the Join the Waiting List button alongside the course of your choice and we will email you if a space becomes available. 

 

If you need to learn a language to support your studies, you can ask your college, department or faculty to sponsor you via our Priority Funding scheme. You'll need to seek permission from your tutor/supervisor, obtain the email address of the financial signatory in your college/department/faculty, and fill in the Priority Funding Application Form via the link below.

Priority Funding is not available for Fast Track courses. See our course handbook for more information.

PRIORITY FUNDING WEBPAGE

 

Colleges will consider refunding students up to half the Fast Track course fees on completion of the course at the end of Trinity term. Please contact your college to find out more about their arrangements before you start your course. A form to record the agreement between a student and their college of their eligibility for the reimbursement scheme is available for students to download below: it should not be returned to the Language Centre. 

Fast track college reimbursement form

For Learners with an Oxford University SSO (Single Sign-On) simply click on the enrol button next to the class that you wish to join. 

For Learners without an Oxford University SSO, or who are not members of the University, please email admin@lang.ox.ac.uk with the following details:

  • Full name
  • Email address and phone number
  • The name of the course you wish to study (including Stage and Part)
  • The start date and time of the course
  • Your connection to Oxford University, if any (to determine course fee)

We will then provisionally enrol you onto the course and send you a link to the Oxford University Online Store for payment. Once payment is received we will confirm your place on the course. 

What happens after I enrol?

After enrolment you will receive an automated booking email to confirm your payment. From Week 1 you will be added to the course on Canvas (Oxford University's Virtual Learning Environment). You will receive an invitation to join Canvas, please accept it and follow the instructions for your course and make sure to go through your learning pathway before your first live session with your tutor. Course materials will be available a week before each live session. Please make sure that you read the course handbook for the course you wish to take with us as this contains more detailed information. 

For Learners without an Oxford University SSO, please find useful information about Canvas in the dedicated page for external learners

We teach our courses through a flexible and inclusive mode of delivery. In 2021/22 we are offering courses which are either entirely online (these courses all have ‘online’ in their title) or which have the live classes held in person at the Language Centre. 

Our courses include a combination of online learning pathways, activities and feedback using the University’s Virtual Learning Environment, Canvas, and small group conversation classes every week (either online or in person).  
 
This mode of delivery enables you to: 
 
•    Work flexibly at your own pace  
•    Have access to a complete set of learning materials before each class and beyond the life of the course to master and review 
•    Get high quality generic and individual feedback 
•    Interact in small groups, which gives you an excellent opportunity to put your weekly learning into practice.  

Please note that our ability to maintain the in-person course option throughout the term or academic year will depend on circumstances; we will follow government and University Covid-19 regulations and guidance and may therefore have to move in-person courses to online as required. Please see our terms and conditions for more information.

 

Pathways

Choose the pathway that works best for you by viewing the key points below or consulting our pathway information pages under 'Useful Links' on the right-hand side of this page.

General pathway
  • Focus on communication and use of all four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking)
  • Term by term commitment 
  • Entry: first-come, first-served 
  • Fully funded option available with Priority funding scheme 
  • Certificates of attendance and completion available 
  • Taught in weeks 2-7 every term (part 1 in Michaelmas, part 2 in Hilary and part 3 in Trinity)
  • Number of classes per week: 1 
  • Length of class: 1 hour
  • Learning pathway including language instruction and guided learning: 1.5 - 2 hours per week 
  • Recommended self-study and practice time: 2 hours per week 
Academic pathway
  • Focus primarily on reading and on learners' academic needs for the language
  • Term by term commitment 
  • Entry: first-come, first-served 
  • Fully funded option available with Priority funding scheme 
  • Certificates of attendance and completion available 
  • Taught in weeks 2-7 every term (part 1 in Michaelmas, part 2 in Hilary and part 3 in Trinity)
  • Number of classes per week: 1 
  • Length of class: 1 hour
  • Learning pathway including language instruction and guided learning: 1.5 hours per week 
  • Recommended self-study and practice time: 2 hours per week 
Fast Track pathway
  • Focus on communication and use of all four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking)
  • Entry: first-come, first-served 
  • Fully funded (and contributory) options available with some programmes of Study from selected Faculties / departments (Mathematical Institute, Material Sciences, Physics and Chemistry) see appendix 3 in the Fast Track handbook for further information 
  • Part funding reimbursed by Colleges upon completion of course and assessments 
  • Certificates of attendance and completion available 
  • Number of classes per week: 2
  • Length of class: 1 hour
  • 2 learning pathways per week: 3 to 4 hours including language instruction videos and guided learning activities, communicative tasks and feedback 
  • Recommended additional self-study and practice time: 1 to 2 hours per week 
Intensive pathway

Whether you have been short of time or found it difficult to keep up with your course, or if you prefer learning in a more intensive and focussed manner, we run a selection of our most popular General and Academic courses during Weeks 8, 9 and 10 at the end of each term. Enrolments for these courses will normally open in Week 6 . 

  • Limited variety of Stages available, mostly beginner and advanced 

  • Term by term commitment 

  • Taught in Weeks 8, 9 and 10 every term (part 1 in Michaelmas, part 2 in Hilary and part 3 in Trinity) 

  • Number of classes per week: 2

  • Length of class:1  hour

  • Expected hours of self-guided study learning outside the classroom (supported by Canvas, the University’s new Virtual Learning Environment): 12

  • Entry: first-come, first-served

  • Fully-funded Priority places available for students sponsored by their college/department (see Priority Funding box on this page for further information)

  • Certificates of course completion and attendance are available, please see the course handbook for conditions 

 

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Oxford University 2021/22 Term Dates


  • Michaelmas Term 2021: Monday 11 October (Week 1) - Friday 3 December (Week 8)
  • Hilary Term 2022: Monday 17 January (Week 1) - Friday 11 March (Week 8)
  • Trinity Term 2022: Monday 25 April (Week 1) - Friday 17 June (Week 8)

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