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Languages for senior

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Languages for senior

The foreign language courses for senior citizens are designed for people who intend to learn a foreign language just for personal gratification, that is, without any professional or academic aspiration, to round off their personal education in a situation where they can share interests and life experiences. We offer English, French and Italian language courses.

Classes are run starting from specific topics and situations. The emphasis is placed on improving comprehension and expression skills, without neglecting vocabulary building, expression learning and the use of grammar. The classroom atmosphere is open-minded and participative.  

Objectives

  • To establish solid foundations for the language.
  • To consolidate and expand the vocabulary related to the topics covered in class.
  • To gain fluency, accuracy and precision in the oral expression.
  • To improve pronunciation.

Registration and fees

Fees for each term

215 € → Former foreign language students and students enrolled in the University's programme for Senior Citizens in current academic year

250 € → Students from outside the University community

Campus:

  • Getafe, Puerta de Toledo and Colmenarejo

Timetable:

  •  Monday, 10:00 - 13:15

Course dates 3rd semester 2023/2024

  • From April 8 to June 10 (Puerta de Toledo-Colmenarejo) and June 17 (Getafe), 2024

Calendar:

Registration period for the 3rd semester 2023/2024:​ from February 26 to March 8, 2024

Registration procedure:

  • Fill in the REGISTRATION FORM
  • If you have previous knowlegde of the language, take the PLACEMENT TEST to determine which course you can take. You will find the link of the test after submitting the enrollment form. In addition, an oral test will be held by appointment until 14 March..
  • For extraordinary registration, please contact us idiomasuc3m@fund.uc3m.es

Conditions to create a class group

The creation of class groups depends on the number of students enrolled on each of them. The minimum number of students to form groups is 9.

Cancellation and refund policy