Courses results for 'Charles Clarke'

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  1. Neandertals: an evaluation of the latest research

    Neandertals: an evaluation of the latest research

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 8 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Our perception of Neandertals has changed considerably over the past century. It will continue to change as we find more evidence. This lecture-based course will offer a clear summary of what the latest research is telling us about Neandertals and its implications. The course runs on two non-consecutive Sundays: 10 and 24 November. Charles Clarke (MSc in Palaeoanthropology and Palaeolithic Archaeology from University College London) has a special interest in hominin evolutionary research.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

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    Introduction to geology

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 18 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Geology, the study of solid Earth, rocks and the processes by which they change, is a vast subject covering billions of years of history and offering insights into areas such as past climates and the history of life. Discover more about the underlying principles of this important science such as plate tectonics, how rocks are made and the evolution of life. Charles Clarke (MSc in Palaeoanthropology and Palaeolithic Archaeology from University College London) has a special interest in hominin evolutionary research and is also committed to introducing geology to a wider audience.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

  3. Charles Dickens: 'The Story of our lives' - 'Great Expectations, 'Hard Times' & 'Little Dorrit'

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 14 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Dickens adapted words from Shakespeare to describe his periodical All the Year Round – and by implication his central purpose as a writer of novels. By close analysis of key scenes from three major works, we shall illuminate precisely how Dickens presents the crucial life choices that we make and the often unforeseeable – but sustained – impact that these have on ourselves and on others.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  4. Reading English literature aloud: 19th century

    Course Date: Wed 16 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Come and enjoy reading aloud prepared passages from novels by Oscar Wilde, Charles Dickens and Thomas Hardy, while using your voice to provide narrative and create character. The class also contains vocal warm up and sight reading elements each week. We will study one novel by Oscar Wilde, Charles Dickens and Thomas Hardy.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

  5. Russian 2: module 1

    Course Date: Mon 14 Sep 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Suitable if you have completed Russian beginners or equivalent.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  6. Russian 3: module 1

    Course Date: Thu 17 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Suitable if you have completed Russian 2 or have an equivalent level.Further develop your listening and speaking skills and gain an insight into aspects of Russian culture.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  7. Great Jazz composers

    Course Date: Fri 26 Feb 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Explore five famous Jazz composers and learn to identify key features of their style. This short course will help you refresh and expand your listening.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £66.00

  8. Russian 4: module 1

    Course Date: Thu 17 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Discuss topical issues, aspects of Russian literature and other cultural matters and learn some advanced grammar. Suitable if you have completed 'Russian 3' or equivalent.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  9. Russian beginners: module 1

    Course Date: Mon 14 Sep 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn to speak Russian on this communicative course . The emphasis is on speaking and understanding, and you will gain a basic grounding in Russian grammar.Suitable for complete beginners who would like to learn at a slower pace.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  10. Russian 2: verbs, tenses and adjectives

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 28 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Practise and consolidate perfective and imperfective verb aspects, future tense, and comparative forms of adjectives through oral and written activities.Suitable if you are attending a level 2 course or have an equivalent knowledge.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £18.00

  11. German 2 upper: module 1

    German 2 upper: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 16 Sep 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    An intermediate German course for those who have studied the language for approximately two years. The emphasis is on developing your speaking skills. Based on Berliner Platz 2 NEU 1. Teil, chapters 16–18. ISBN 9783126060691; A2.2.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  12. An introduction to literature: fiction, poetry and drama

    An introduction to literature: fiction, poetry and drama

    Course Date: Thu 24 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    The course covers poetry, prose and drama. There will be a selection of poetry from the 19th and 20th centuries. Poets include Robert Browning, Emily Bronte, Gillian Clarke and Simon Armitage. For the prose, you will read and discuss Don’t Look Now by Daphne du Maurier and Up the Junction by Nell Dunn (screen adaptations of these will also be discussed). You will read, discuss and view two plays: Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde and Comedians by Trevor Griffiths, in terms of theme, character and language, and how they work as performance texts.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  13. The essential history of jazz in 20 cuts

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 18 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Through a selection of 20 iconic albums, we will study the key figures, the innovators and the star soloists of 20th century jazz, as well as some important artists you might be less familiar with. This course has a scheduled break week: 30 October 2020.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  14. Art in theory: space and place

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 3 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Explore concepts and theories of space and place in relation to historical and contemporary art and making, and engage in discussion and debate related to landscape, urban, site-specific and place-based creative arts.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  15. Introduction to collecting art

    Course Date: Thu 5 Nov 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Everything you wanted to know about collecting contemporary art but were afraid to ask. Discover how and where to buy art in today’s marketplace and get to know your lithographs from your etchings, auctions from online, and commission from conservation.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

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