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A course refers to a variety of learning programs for students looking to expand personal and professional opportunities. It may vary in length from just a few days or cover many classes over several months. A course is often used to provide additional training and qualifications. What is a course in language studies?  A course in this area may be taught online or in a classroom setting, and… Read more

A course refers to a variety of learning programs for students looking to expand personal and professional opportunities. It may vary in length from just a few days or cover many classes over several months. A course is often used to provide additional training and qualifications.

What is a course in language studies?  A course in this area may be taught online or in a classroom setting, and it may be conducted in a country where the language is commonly spoken. The main purpose of the course is to improve the class’s ability to speak, write or communicate in a particular language. The course may emphasize a particular area of language skills, such as spoken or written language or the specific vocabulary of a type of work environment.

Students who enroll in a course of language studies typically learn to speak and write more effectively in a non-native language, an important skill for gaining work in another country. They may also learn to better understand the cultural customs of a foreign country, allowing for better integration at work and at home.

The expenses of a language course depend on a variety of factors, including the country of study and the duration of the program. Interested scholars should contact each school to learn more about the costs of each course option.

Enrollees in a language studies course may be looking to advance at a current job or gain employment in a foreign country. They may be in demand with schools, tour companies, corporations and government agencies. They often find work as language teachers, private tutors, tour guides, interpreters, consultants and public relations agents. They may also advance in careers as translators, writers, editors and media analysts.

There are a variety of courses in language studies available in many countries, and the programs fluctuate in duration and classroom format. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Franklin University Switzerland
Lugano, Switzerland

Do you want... Adventure and Exploration? Multicultural Engagement? Personal Growth? Expanded Horizons? Join us for a Gap Year in Switzerland, the adventure of a lifetime!

Do you want... Adventure and Exploration? Multicultural Engagement? Personal Growth? Expanded Horizons? Join us for a Gap Year in Switzerland, the adventure of a lifetime! -
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Full-time
English
Jan 2022
Campus
 
FutureLearn
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Take a journey through the literature of English country houses from the time of Thomas More to Oscar Wilde.

Take a journey through the literature of English country houses from the time of Thomas More to Oscar Wilde. -
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Part-time
6 weeks
English
Online
 
Dallas Baptist University
Dallas, USA

The Intensive English Program of Dallas Baptist University teaches international students English through a Christian perspective. Students can learn through face-to-face and ... +

The Intensive English Program of Dallas Baptist University teaches international students English through a Christian perspective. Students can learn through face-to-face and online English instruction to help them achieve their academic and professional goals. -
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Full-time
Part-time
8 - 16 weeks
English
Campus
Online
 

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Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne
Paris, France

This 24-week annual course contains two semesters of enhanced language and civilization courses (winter semester, from October to January and the spring semester, from Februar ... +

This 24-week annual course contains two semesters of enhanced language and civilization courses (winter semester, from October to January and the spring semester, from February to May. -
Courses
Full-time
French
Campus
 
East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST)
Shanghai, China

ECUST has 60 years of international student educating experience and 15 years of professional Chinese teaching experience, which is one of the institutions authorized by the C ... +

ECUST has 60 years of international student educating experience and 15 years of professional Chinese teaching experience, which is one of the institutions authorized by the Chinese Ministry of Education to provide Chinese government scholarships for international Chinese Language students. Based on the principle of cultivating cross-cultural communicative competence, guided by the passing rate of HSK examination, and through the systematic training of listening, speaking, reading and writing, the comprehensive ability of international students in the Chinese language is comprehensively improved. -
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Full-time
6 months
Chinese
Campus
 
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Come, learn and explore one of the most beautiful cities of Russia in wintertime: exciting cultural and social life, picturesque surroundings and suburbs. St. Petersburg is a ... +

Come, learn and explore one of the most beautiful cities of Russia in wintertime: exciting cultural and social life, picturesque surroundings and suburbs. St. Petersburg is a true entertaining cosmopolitan with a large cultural contribution. -
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Full-time
English
Online
 
Keiser University Flagship Campus
Florida City, USA

The ESOL program is for students who need to improve their English skills before starting a degree at Keiser University. The program focuses on improving students’ reading, wr ... +

The ESOL program is for students who need to improve their English skills before starting a degree at Keiser University. The program focuses on improving students’ reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills while also teaching them academic English. It is not a degree program, but it prepares students for a degree of their choice. -
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Full-time
8 weeks
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Yokohama Design College
Yokohama, Japan

We have Japanese High school department, also Design department on campus, you can make friends with Japanese students in our college in everyday life. The application period ... +

We have Japanese High school department, also Design department on campus, you can make friends with Japanese students in our college in everyday life. The application period for next intake, April 2020 program is from September 1st to October 30. -
Courses
Full-time
English, Japanese
Campus
 
IES Abroad
Nagoya, Japan

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture through full-time enrollment at the Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) at Nanzan University. A distinguished private university, Nanzan Uni ... +

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture through full-time enrollment at the Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) at Nanzan University. A distinguished private university, Nanzan University offers excellent learning opportunities to expand your Japanese language skills and cultural knowledge. -
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Full-time
English, Japanese
Campus
 
Instituto Franklin - Universidad de Alcalá
Madrid, Spain

Instituto Franklin-UAH short-term winter session is designed to let students gain a valuable study abroad experience during their winter break. Students select 1 course and ob ... +

Instituto Franklin-UAH short-term winter session is designed to let students gain a valuable study abroad experience during their winter break. Students select 1 course and obtain 3 credits in only three weeks. Each course is taught in Spanish and includes cultural activities and trips. -
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Full-time
6 weeks
Spanish
28 Jan 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Youth for Understanding USA
Washington, USA

Sweden is home to an expansive, clean, and natural landscape. You can take a swim from the steps of the City Hall in Stockholm, Sweden's capital, and pick wildflowers and berr ... +

Sweden is home to an expansive, clean, and natural landscape. You can take a swim from the steps of the City Hall in Stockholm, Sweden's capital, and pick wildflowers and berries almost anywhere. -
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Full-time
Swedish
Sep 2022
Campus
 
FutureLearn

Explore what it means to communicate in multiple languages in a variety of contexts, and discover your inner translator.

Explore what it means to communicate in multiple languages in a variety of contexts, and discover your inner translator. -
Courses
Part-time
4 weeks
English
Online
 
FutureLearn
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Learn skills to meet the challenges of interpreting for refugees and share your experiences with other interpreters in the sector.

Learn skills to meet the challenges of interpreting for refugees and share your experiences with other interpreters in the sector. -
Courses
Part-time
3 weeks
English
Online
 
FutureLearn
Groningen, Netherlands

Learn to speak, write and understand basic Dutch, with this free, three-week, introductory foreign language course.

Learn to speak, write and understand basic Dutch, with this free, three-week, introductory foreign language course. -
Courses
Part-time
3 weeks
English
Online
 
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Explore the architecture and history of Rome, walking around a 3D digital model of the ancient city, with this free online course.

Explore the architecture and history of Rome, walking around a 3D digital model of the ancient city, with this free online course. -
Courses
Part-time
5 weeks
English
Online