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I’d like to refine my academic literacy skills in English

ADTIS  (Teaching Programme) works at the point where academic communication and language skills meet. Our purpose is to support international students to develop the academic literacy skills in English required to succeed in their specialist academic work.

ADTIS Courses



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I see that the ADTIS people are much more confident about the start of their course than even the native speakers ... and to know about the ongoing support is a great relief.

ADTIS Student 

I'd like to take a language course, what are my options?

CULP  (Teaching Programme) provides courses in eighteen languages for all students and staff of the University, and also offering teaching directly to specific Faculties or Departments and recently to the general public.



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Thank you for offering this cheerful online course. It really helped me to stay positive during the lockdown, the best well-being activity ever.

CULP Online Student

I'd like some personal advice on learning a language

The Advising Team (Advice and Learning) is here to support you, on a one-to-one basis, exploring resources and opportunities to structure a path towards your personal language learning goals.



Advice and Support for Learning



Foundation Year

Free fully-funded one-year course

We are delighted to be participating in the delivery of the University of Cambridge Foundation Year, providing opportunities for all participants to learn languages through our CULP Courses.

Structure a path towards your personal language goals.

The Advising Team

Latest News

14Feb

CULP Easter Semi-intensive Courses

Provisional timetable - may be subject to change.


12Feb/
11Mar

Researcher Development Language Training (RDLT) Bursary 

Bursary applications for a CULP Languages for All Course open at 09:00 on Monday 12 February and close at 09:00 on Monday 11 March 2024.


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