I had a good experience at the Barbados Language Centre. The teachers are very nice and knowledgeable. The courses are very interesting. I learnt lots of vocabulary, grammar and lots of interesting English expressions. Today, I can say that my English has improved.
- Stessy Rano, 21, Martinique

General Conversation Language Courses

Spanish ▪ French ▪ German ▪ Italian

Beginners - French, German, Italian, Spanish Level 1 Semester 1, Level 2 Semester 2.

Intermediate - French and Spanish  only Level I Semester 1, Level 2 Semester 2

Advanced - French and Spanish only Level 1 Semester 1, Level 2 Semester 2.

Courses are offered when there is an adequate number of interested persons. 

Entry Requirements

Beginners’ Level

  • No entry requirements

 

Intermediate Level

  • Barbados Community College (BCC) Beginners’ or other equivalent certificate or Prior Learning Assessment

 

Advanced Level

  • Associate or higher Degree 

 

Certification

The BCC Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of a course and indicates the proficiency level attained by the student. 

Students may select one of two options available. Criteria for award of BCC certificates are:

  • Course Completion Letter
  • Certificate of Proficiency 

 

Course Completion Letter

  • Awarded at the end of each semester 

 

Requirements

  • Regular attendance - at least 80%

 

Certificate of Proficiency 

  • Awarded at the end of  each semester

 

Requirements

  • Regular attendance - at least 80%
  • Satisfactory completion of course work with 60% in each exercise

 

Fees

Course: BDS$250.00 per semester

Student ID Card:  BDS$15.00

Please pay fees to the College’s Accounts Department, Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Cash or cheques accepted.

Fees are non-refundable after the second week of classes. Student ID Cards are required for admittance to classes.  ID cards are processed in the Office of Student Affairs Section of the  College 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

 

Application Forms

Application forms may be obtained online, from the Office of Student Affairs or the Barbados Language Centre, BCC between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Forms may also be  requested via email or fax. 

Completed application forms should be submitted to the Barbados Language Centre.

Deadline date for submission of application forms is August 30, 2019

 

Registration/Orientation

Orientation will take place at the Barbados Language Centre on Monday September 2, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

Class Schedule

Classes commence September 3, 2019 and are offered two (2) hours per week once a week from  5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for 12 weeks. See schedule overleaf.

 

For more detailed information:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
PHONE: 246-426-2858 EXT. 5327 OR 5328
DIRECT LINE: 246-435-3221
EMAIL: blc@bcc.edu.bb