Languages

Languages

People want to learn other languages for a variety of reasons. Should it be for work or leisure purposes, Community Use has courses to suit everyone's needs. Our courses are flexible and range from learning basic language skills, to gaining a qualification in languages for both adults and children

Italian

Improve your Italian language skills quickly with our wide choice of Italian courses. Whether you want to learn the basic language or want to become fluent, our Italian classes are perfect for you.

Spanish

Learn how to speak Spanish with Community Use. We have a variety of classes depending on your ability and needs. Whether it is our basic short holiday courses or our year long courses, we have everything you need.

French

Our French classes are open to beginners and those looking to improve on their skills. With small class sizes, with those of similar abilities it is an excellent way to learn and practice speaking and writing.

British Sign Language

British Sign Language (BSL) is a form of sign language that is used in Britain and involves the use of hand movements, gestures, body language and facial expressions to communicate. Community Use delivers both courses leading to qualifications, or courses to learn the basics in a relaxed environment.

Alternative languages

  • Creative Writing 
  • Japanese 
  • Portuguese

ESOL - English For Speakers Of Other Languages


Community Use activities are subject to availability, please check with your local Community Use venue or email enquiries.communityuse@fife.gov.uk. You can also follow us on facebook for the latest updates.

Language Classes and Courses

  • B S L (Sign Language)

    4 week taster classes in British Sign Language
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Wednesday; • Time: 18:00-20:00 • Cost: Adult 2hr £7.70;

    Classes will take place from 10 May 2023 to 27 March 2024
    Beath High Community Use, Foulford Road, Cowdenebeath, KY4 9BH

    communityuse.beath@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602346
  • B S L (Sign Language)

    Signature British Sign Language Level 1 Course
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Tuesday; • Time: 18:30-20:30 • Cost: 355.00;

    Classes will take place from 29 August 2023 to 26 March 2024
    Beath High Community Use, Foulford Road, Cowdenebeath, KY4 9BH

    communityuse.beath@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602346
  • B S L (Sign Language)

    4 week taster classes in British Sign Language
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Monday • Time: 18:00-20:00 • Cost: Adult 2hr £8.00;

    Classes will take place from 20 May 2024 to 10 June 2024
    Dunfermline High Community Use, Jennie Rennies Road, Dunfermline, KY11 3BQ

    communityuse.dunfermline@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602348
  • BSL (Sign Langeuage) Level 1

    BSL (Sign Langeuage) Level 1
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Wednesday; • Time: 18:30 20:30 • Cost: £360

    Classes will take place from 06 September 2023 to 27 March 2024
    Dunfermline High Community Use, Jennie Rennies Road, Dunfermline, KY11 3BQ

    communityuse.dunfermline@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602348
  • BSL (Sign Language)

    Age 12 years+
    Age group: Junior;Adult; • Day: Tuesday; • Time: 1830-2030 • Cost: £360.00;

    Classes will take place from 09 January 2024 to 26 March 2024
    Beath High Community Use, Foulford Road, Cowdenebeath, KY4 9BH

    communityuse.beath@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602346
  • Creative Writing

    Age 16 years+
    Age group: Adult • Day: Tuesday; • Time: 18.45 - 20.15 • Cost: Adult 1.5hr £6.70;

    Classes will take place from 05 March 2024 to 26 March 2024
    Waid Community Use Campus St Andrews Road Anstruther Fife KY10 3GY

    communityuse.waid@fife.gov.uk
    01334 659355
  • Gaelic

    For complete beginners and those with a little knowledge of Gaelic
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Tuesday; • Time: 18:30-20:00 • Cost: Adult 1.5hr £6.40;

    Classes will take place from 21 March 2023 to 26 March 2024
    Beath High Community Use, Foulford Road, Cowdenebeath, KY4 9BH

    communityuse.beath@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602346
  • Gaelic Course

    Age 16 years+
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Tuesday; • Time: 1830-2000 • Cost: Adult 1.5hr £6.70;

    Classes will take place from 09 January 2024 to 26 March 2024
    Beath High Community Use, Foulford Road, Cowdenebeath, KY4 9BH

    communityuse.beath@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602346
  • Gaelic Course

    Gaelic Course
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Thursday; • Time: 18:30-20:00 • Cost: Adult 1.5 hr £6.70

    Classes will take place from 09 November 2023 to 28 March 2024
    Dunfermline High Community Use, Jennie Rennies Road, Dunfermline, KY11 3BQ

    communityuse.dunfermline@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602348
  • Gaelic Course

    Beginner; Adult
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Thursday; • Time: 18:00-19:00 • Cost: Adult 1 hour £5.40

    Classes will take place from 18 January 2024 to 21 March 2024
    Levenmouth Academy Community Use, Methilhaven Road, Buckhaven, Leven, Fife KY8 1EA

    communityuse.levenmouth@fife.gov.uk
    01334 659353
  • Italian Course

    Improver/Advanced Level - 18yrs+
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Monday; • Time: 1830 - 2030 • Cost: Adult 2hr £8.00;

    Classes will take place from 14 August 2023 to 25 March 2024
    Queen Anne High School Community Use,Broomhead Park Dunfermline Fife KY12 0PQ

    CommunityUse.QueenAnne@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602351
  • Italian Course

    Beginners + Level - 18 yrs+
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Monday; • Time: 2000 - 2100 • Cost: Adult 1.5hr £6.70;

    Classes will take place from 14 August 2023 to 25 March 2024
    Queen Anne High School Community Use,Broomhead Park Dunfermline Fife KY12 0PQ

    CommunityUse.QueenAnne@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602351
  • Italian Course

    Absolute Beginners Level - 18yrs+
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Wednesday; • Time: 1830 - 2000 • Cost: Adult 1.5hr £6.70;

    Classes will take place from 31 January 2024 to 27 March 2024
    Queen Anne High School Community Use,Broomhead Park Dunfermline Fife KY12 0PQ

    CommunityUse.QueenAnne@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602351
  • Japanese Course

    Japanese Course
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Wednesday; • Time: 19:00-20:30 • Cost: Adult 1.5hr £6.70;

    Classes will take place from 13 September 2023 to 27 March 2024
    Dunfermline High Community Use, Jennie Rennies Road, Dunfermline, KY11 3BQ

    communityuse.dunfermline@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602348
  • Reading Group

    Age 16 years+
    Age group: Adult • Day: Friday; • Time: 15.00 - 16.30 • Cost: Adult 1.5hr £6.70;

    Classes will take place from 02 February 2024 to 01 March 2024
    Waid Community Use Campus St Andrews Road Anstruther Fife KY10 3GY

    communityuse.waid@fife.gov.uk
    01334 659355
  • Spanish Course

    Beginners
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Thursday; • Time: 1930-2100 • Cost: Adult 1.5hr £6.70;

    Classes will take place from 27 April 2023 to 27 June 2024
    Levenmouth Academy Community Use, Methilhaven Road, Buckhaven, Leven, Fife KY8 1EA

    communityuse.levenmouth@fife.gov.uk
    01334 659353
  • Spanish Course

    Beginners + Level - 18yrs+
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Wednesday; • Time: 1800 - 1900 • Cost: Adult 1hr £5.40;

    Classes will take place from 16 August 2023 to 27 March 2024
    Queen Anne High School Community Use,Broomhead Park Dunfermline Fife KY12 0PQ

    CommunityUse.QueenAnne@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602351
  • Spanish Course

    Improvers Level - 18yrs+
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Wednesday; • Time: 1900 - 2000 • Cost: Adult 1hr £5.40;

    Classes will take place from 16 August 2023 to 27 March 2024
    Queen Anne High School Community Use,Broomhead Park Dunfermline Fife KY12 0PQ

    CommunityUse.QueenAnne@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602351
  • Spanish Course

    Advanced Level - 18yrs+
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Wednesday; • Time: 2000 - 2100 • Cost: Adult 1hr £5.40;

    Classes will take place from 16 August 2023 to 29 March 2024
    Queen Anne High School Community Use,Broomhead Park Dunfermline Fife KY12 0PQ

    CommunityUse.QueenAnne@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602351
  • Spanish Course

    Beginners + Level - 18yrs+
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Thursday; • Time: 1800 - 1900 • Cost: Adult 1hr £5.40;

    Classes will take place from 01 February 2024 to 27 March 2024
    Queen Anne High School Community Use,Broomhead Park Dunfermline Fife KY12 0PQ

    CommunityUse.QueenAnne@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602351
  • Spanish Course

    Beginners Level - 18yrs+ (Follow on from Asbolute Beginners level )
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Thursday; • Time: 1800 - 1900 • Cost: Adult 1hr £5.40;

    Classes will take place from 01 February 2024 to 27 March 2024
    Queen Anne High School Community Use,Broomhead Park Dunfermline Fife KY12 0PQ

    CommunityUse.QueenAnne@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602351
  • Spanish Course

    Absolute Beginners Level - 18yrs+
    Age group: Adult; • Day: Thursday; • Time: 2000 - 2100 • Cost: Adult 1hr £5.40;

    Classes will take place from 01 February 2024 to 28 March 2024
    Queen Anne High School Community Use,Broomhead Park Dunfermline Fife KY12 0PQ

    CommunityUse.QueenAnne@fife.gov.uk
    01383 602351