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- French beginners: module 1Course start date: Mon 16 Jan 2023 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Online (other locations are available)Tutors: Isabelle FontanLearn French on this lively interactive course for beginners. The course will be taught in French, with an emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- ESOL: Develop your writing through grammar (advanced)Course start date: Wed 1 Feb 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetHow will you develop your writing? One way is to think about how your writing affects the reader. Grammatical features play a significant role in creating these effects. On this course, you will explore how different grammatical forms can be used to create different impressions on reader and influence them. For example, how modal verbs can express different levels of assertiveness or how information can be made as clear as possible by using certain types of clauses and conjunctions. By becoming aware of how to use grammar to change meaning, your writing will become more sophisticated and impacting.
You need to do a pre-course assessment face-to-face or online. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org / (telephone temporarily unavailable) or click the Start Assessment button on this page. Log on with your email address (not name).
This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you want to get a job or progress into a better job and you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click hereFull fee £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £90.00
- Introduction to papier mâchéCourse start date: Wed 1 Feb 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ro SylvesterWhether working on a stage set, a window display, or just making gifts for friends and family, Paper Mache remains
one of the most cost effective and durable modelling materials around. From Venetian masks to decorative Japanese bowls, this medium has stood the test of time. The hardened consistency of Paper Mache makes it an ideal base for a number of exciting finishes and patinas. Replicate the finish of wood, metal, stone and more, to create a lighter and more portable version of sculptures, picture frames and jewellery.Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
- Interior design after workCourse start date: Wed 1 Feb 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Keith C ClarkeDevelop essential knowledge and techniques to give your interior design scheme crackle and pop. This introductory course will cover spatial awareness, planning, lighting, colour and furniture: providing you with the confidence to tackle your own home.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
- Japanese beginners: module 1Course start date: Fri 20 Jan 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Hisaka BuntingLearn to speak Japanese, with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills, as well as reading Hiragana. Suitable for complete beginners.
Based on Japanese for Busy People 1, Kana version, revised 3rd edition (Kodansha International).
- Acting: beginnersCourse start date: Wed 18 Jan 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Juliet PragueExplore the fundamentals of acting on this practical course, designed for people with little or no experience of acting. Increase your confidence and discover your potential in a safe and supportive environment.
- Acting for radio and podcast dramas: beginnersCourse start date: Wed 22 Feb 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: David GoodersonExplore acting and performing for radio, working on scenes, sound effects, monologues, commercials, voiceovers and all kinds of microphone techniques, in a supportive but professional environment. This course will be delivered in the media studio. Tutor: David Gooderson.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £139.00
- Screen acting: improversCourse start date: Wed 22 Feb 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Stephen BillingtonBuild your confidence and strengthen your camera technique in this improvers class. Work towards creating more truthful performances on camera. You must have completed 'Screen acting for beginners' or an equivalent course elsewhere.
- Spanish beginners: Latin American Language and CultureCourse start date: Wed 22 Feb 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Analía ToloneWould you like to learn Spanish and at the same time get to know the wonderful Latin American culture and society? This course will give you a flavour of the Latin American Spanish language, its variants and the culture of this rich part of the world.
Please note, this course will be taught online.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £123.00
- Acting: scene workCourse start date: Wed 22 Feb 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sean CroftContinue your development as you explore exercises and acting techniques to bring a variety of scripts and scenes to vivid life. Consolidate techniques and expand your expression and understanding of performing in a safe and supportive atmosphere.Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £110.00
- Art and revolution: in the long 18th centuryCourse start date: Wed 1 Mar 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sarah JaffrayFrom the absolute monarch to the beheaded king, discover how artists contributed to the cultural revolutions of the ‘long 18th century’ (1630s-1800). We explore how shifts in artistic style and subject matter reflected dramatic social change. Through reading the philosophy of the age we uncover how this era’s complex notions of beauty and justice still impact art and society today.
- Mixing and music production techniquesCourse start date: Wed 1 Mar 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Max La VillaIdeal if you know the basics but want your music to sound more polished and professional. Tips and tricks for mixing, using compressors, limiters, EQ, reverb and other devices. Examples will be given in a variety of software on Mac computers, although the course is equally suitable for users of other systems.
- Sketchbooks: ideas, materials and techniquesCourse start date: Wed 19 Apr 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Joe RichardsonA fantastic introduction to creative processes using a variety of different media to develop an exciting sketchbook. A sketchbook is a great place to try things out, make mistakes and take risks - all in the nature of experimentation. Suitable for beginners as well as those with some previous drawing experience.Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
- Drawing: colour pastel techniquesCourse start date: Wed 28 Jun 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ro SylvesterExplore the versatility and rich colours of this beautiful drawing and painting medium. Through practical exercises, discover its potential to create a variety of surface effects and its suitability for sketching and outdoor colour work.Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
- Russian beginners: module 1Course start date: Wed 18 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Marina De YongLearn 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.
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