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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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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
16 Aug 2021
Online
 
Dallas Baptist University
Dallas, USA

The Intensive English Program provides Christ-centered quality English instruction for international students in preparation for entering Dallas Baptist University undergradua ... +

The Intensive English Program provides Christ-centered quality English instruction for international students in preparation for entering Dallas Baptist University undergraduate and graduate programs and for other personal goals to traditional age and adult students in order to produce servant leaders who have the ability to integrate faith and learning through their respective callings. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
8 - 16 weeks
English
Campus
 
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
Oct 2021
28 May 2022
Campus
 

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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. -
Courses
Full-time
6 months
Chinese
Campus
 
Instituto Franklin - Universidad de Alcalá
Madrid, Spain

These courses are designed for students who cannot attend the onsite program at Instituto Franklin-UAH, but still want to take courses with our faculty. Students can obtain 3 ... +

These courses are designed for students who cannot attend the onsite program at Instituto Franklin-UAH, but still want to take courses with our faculty. Students can obtain 3 credits per course, (4.5 ECTS). Courses are offered through Blackboard virtual classroom where students will follow the designed schedule, as well as the activities, interaction with faculty, assignments, virtual forum, and virtual presentations. In Blackboard classroom students will have at least 45 hours of work throughout the academic period and 7-8 hours of individual work each week. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
Spanish, English
01 Jun 2021
Online
 
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. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Online
 
Universidad de Alicante - Centro Superior de Idiomas
Alicante, Spain

Apart from the Intensive Spanish Program, we offer a Semester Communication and Culture program, with the possibility to study both in Spanish and English, easily combined wit ... +

Apart from the Intensive Spanish Program, we offer a Semester Communication and Culture program, with the possibility to study both in Spanish and English, easily combined with courses in any of the University of Alicante Bachelor Programs or with some Spanish language courses. -
Courses
Full-time
4 weeks
English, Spanish
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
IES Abroad
Berlin, Germany

Specially designed to improve your German language skills, this program draws upon Berlin’s rich culture and traditions to connect your coursework with the living history of t ... +

Specially designed to improve your German language skills, this program draws upon Berlin’s rich culture and traditions to connect your coursework with the living history of the city. IES Abroad courses are taught in German by local faculty, and a variety of academic options are available at local universities. -
Courses
Full-time
German
Campus
 
Gateway School Of English
Saint Julian's, Malta

The 50+ Course is an ideal choice for adults who are over fifty years of age wishing to improve their English while making the most of an enjoyable leisurely holiday in Malta.

The 50+ Course is an ideal choice for adults who are over fifty years of age wishing to improve their English while making the most of an enjoyable leisurely holiday in Malta. -
Courses
English
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
 
Youth for Understanding USA
Washington, USA

Want to visit a wonderful country on the Baltic Sea? Lithuania, with its many beautiful beaches on the Baltic coastline and numerous lakes, is a haven for exchanges students! ... +

Want to visit a wonderful country on the Baltic Sea? Lithuania, with its many beautiful beaches on the Baltic coastline and numerous lakes, is a haven for exchanges students! You can experience all four seasons in Lithuania — a hot and sunny summer, a multicolored autumn, a snowy winter, and a green spring. -
Courses
Full-time
Lithuanian
Sep 2021
Campus
 
FutureLearn
London, United Kingdom

Explore British culture - from music to the countryside - with the British Council to improve your English language skills.

Explore British culture - from music to the countryside - with the British Council to improve your English language skills. -
Courses
Part-time
4 weeks
English
Online
 
FutureLearn
Reading, United Kingdom

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
 
FutureLearn
Trondheim, Norway

Master the basics of the Norwegian language. Gain confidence in speaking and understanding common phrases.

Master the basics of the Norwegian language. Gain confidence in speaking and understanding common phrases. -
Courses
Part-time
4 weeks
English
Online
 
East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST)
Shanghai, China

Summer and winter short-term programs program feature: Offering certificates of completion and transcripts at the end of the program; Optimized curriculum focusing on improvin ... +

Summer and winter short-term programs program feature: Offering certificates of completion and transcripts at the end of the program; Optimized curriculum focusing on improving oral Chinese; Cultural experience: Chinese calligraphy, martial arts, paper cutting and Chinese painting, etc.; Language practice: cultural excursions in or around the city in according with the project demand. Customized short-term program for groups program feature: East China University of Technology provides international students group (over 15 people) with short-term customized teaching services all over a year. Lectures, activities and study programs will be designed in accordance with students’ requirements and time. Lectures on Chinese culture and history or other topics both in Chinese and English. Visits to famous enterprises, manufacturing companies, museums, university labs, and tourist locations, etc. -
Courses
Part-time
2 - 8 weeks
Chinese
Campus
 

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