Languages incl. British Sign Language

At ACL we offer a range of language courses, whether you want to learn a new language for fun, holidays or work. We also offer a range of sign language courses, including British Sign Language (BSL), Makaton and lip reading.


Why choose these courses?

Our courses give you the opportunity to learn how to speak Chinese Mandarin, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Spanish and more. Our British Sign Language courses have been designed to enable adult learners to gain knowledge of the fundamentals of BSL and become fluent in everyday conversations.

  • experience first class tutors and resources
  • improve your mental health and wellbeing
  • social mobility and social prescription
  • study with friends, make new friends


Courses and locations

Our creative courses are offered in centres across Essex. We are continually adding to the programme throughout the academic year. At certain times of the year we run promotional offers (flash sales) – sign up to our newsletter to hear about these.


What to do next

To find out what level you are at complete our languages diagnostic test and then view our full list of Language courses.