Headway in Romanian at RCI London

06/03 - 22/05/2017 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PH

After a successful start and lots of enthusiasm from our students, RCI London’s recently launched Romanian language course continues with the next installment of fun activities and language discoveries. Taught by the highly-experienced Laura Manu at the welcoming premises of 1 Belgrave Square, the second module provides a thorough introduction to contemporary Romanian and is aimed at those who have already acquired some basic knowledge of the language.

During the first module, the students covered a few basic grammatical constructions (the gender and number of nouns, the definite article, the adjective, basic verbs in the present tense, interrogative and negative), as well as an essential working vocabulary (greetings, presentations, professions, where are we from and where do we live, numerals, dates and hours, the days of the week, the months in a year and the seasons, the age, prices, adjectives and the description of common objects, the weather, modes of transportation, likes and dislikes, food and drinks, at the restaurant).

The course is taught in English and Romanian with coverage of the four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing, and a balance between communicative activities, structure practice and grammar.

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Course details:

Duration: 10 weeks with 1 meeting/week and 2hrs/meeting; starting on 6 March and ending on 22 May (with two Mondays off on 17 April and 1 May, bank holidays). The next module will begin in September 2017.

Days & time: Mondays from 6:30-8:30pm

Venue: Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH

Course materials (handouts) included in the fee, except manuals, which can be purchased from Cărţi Româneşti UK (https://cartiromanesti.co.uk/gb/) based on a prior order.

Course fees: £100/ 10-week module, payable into the Romanian Cultural Institute Bucharest’s Euro account: IBAN RO88RNCB0072049713640039, open at Banca Comercială Română SA, 155 Calea Victoriei, Sector 1 - Bucharest, Romania, BIC/SWIFT CODE: RNCB RO BU

Course tutor: Mrs. Laura Manu

Expression of interest / registration by email at gabriela.mocan@icr-london.co.uk


Laura Manu graduated from the Faculty of Letters of the University of Bucharest, where she studied English and Italian language and literature. She has been living in the UK for 26 years and has been lecturing in Romanian language at the University of Westminster since 1995. Laura worked for the Romanian language service of the BBC World Service and, after training in psychotherapy, she started working as a psychotherapist in a private practice and with the NHS. Alongside her freelance activities in dubbing and voice over, she combines her interest in psychoanalysis and film working as a consultant for Romania at the European Psychoanalytic Film Festival (London).