Posted below is a selection of frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding our Lunchtime Learning courses. We will update this catalogue of questions & answers on an on-going basis.

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Q: Can I eat my lunch in the classroom?

A: That depends on the rules for that particular classroom! Please also check with the tutor whether he or she finds it disruptive.

Q: Is there a test at the end?

A: No, but if you attend 70% of the course (14 sessions) you can receive a certificate of attendance in the final session.

Q: What is the maximum number of students in any class?

A: It depends on the type of class: the lowest is 16 for Spanish Conversation, and the highest is 22 for the non-language classes.

Q: What if my circumstances change, will I get my fee back?

A: Unfortunately not. Once we engage the lecturer, we can't pay money back.

Q: Will I have a chance to give feedback?

A: Yes, there will be a feedback exercise in November.

Q: There is a separate Evening Class Programme. What is the difference and are the Lunchtime Learning courses compatible?

A: The evening classes are also open to all, also run once weekly from October to March but classes meet 2 hours per week (6-8pm). By contrast, the Lunchtime Learning courses only run for 50 minutes per week. Should you desire to progress from a 50-minute lunchtime language course once per week to an evening course in the same language the following year, please contact the relevant language coordinator for advice.

Q: Is there a deadline for enrolment?

A: No but please book your place once enrolment has opened, to avoid disappointment, to benefit from the early-booking discount applicable in September only, and to help us with our planning.