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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 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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83 Results in Language Studies

Yokohama Design College

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 pe ... [+]

What you learn

Japanese Language

Duration

From April: 1 year or 2 years (with a student visa)

From October: 1 year or 1 and half years (with a student visa)

Option lesson

Manga, Drawing, a Trial lesson of Design Courses

School Activities

School Festival, Dipping Rice-cake and playing Japanese traditional games,

Graduation Exhibition, Sports Festival

Student’s club activities ( Futsal, Volleyball, Cosplay, Choir, etc)

Activities of Japanese Language Course

Visiting Japanese Historical places, Disaster Center

Excursion to Tokyo Disney Resort, Christmas Party, Graduation trip

Celebrating New Year at a shrine

Why you choose us? ... [-]
Japan Yokohama
April 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Moraine Valley Community College

Our Intensive English Language program serves students whose native language is not English. For those who want to improve their English skills, this program can prepare ... [+]

INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Our Intensive English Language program serves students whose native language is not English. For those who want to improve their English skills, this program can prepare you for college-level English classes.

Students need basic English language skills to help them in the classroom and to understand the materials.

While in the program, students can expect classes that meet five days a week with one to four hours of instruction each day. You receive the personal attention that helps develop your skills and allows you to practice.

We offer beginning, intermediate, and advanced-level English classes. Reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are emphasized.... [-]

USA Palos Hills
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Come to XJTLU to learn the most widely-spoken language in the world at a leading Sino-British University. Experience quality teaching in culturally rich, historic Suzhou. ... [+]

Overview

Come to XJTLU to learn the most widely-spoken language in the world at a leading Sino-British University. Experience quality teaching in culturally rich, historic Suzhou.

Levels Offered

We offer practical Chinese language courses for beginner, elementary, intermediate, and advanced learners (HSK1-HSK6/CEFR A1-C1).

Dates

Our spring semester course starts on Tuesday 19 February 2019 and runs until Friday 24 May 2019.

Schedule

There are 12 hours of standard classes per week, scheduled on four weekday mornings.

Additional Chinese cultural sessions and HSK exam preparation workshops are also provided during the programme as part of the course fee.

Who Are Our Courses Designed For? People who want to come to China to study the Chinese language intensively, either from complete beginner level or to build on existing Chinese language knowledge Expat residents of Suzhou who would like to study the Chinese language and be more engaged with the academic community at a vibrant international university People who would like to enhance their Chinese language skills before or after enrolling on/completing a degree programme in China. Why Choose Our Chinese Language Course? ... [-]
China Suzhou
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Full-time
1 semester
Campus
Universidad de Alicante - Centro Superior de Idiomas

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 combine ... [+]

If you are looking for something less intensive…

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.

Very popular courses like “Business Spanish” or “Spanish cultures from an intercultural perspective”(in English) together with new courses such as “Gender, Language and Power”, “Professional communication in an intercultural context”, “Creative writing”, etc. in a semester program offering both language improvement and content courses with ECTS credits. ... [-]

Spain Alicante
Open Enrollment
Full-time
4 weeks
Online & Campus Combined
IES Abroad

Using Berlin as a case study, this English-taught program examines issues relevant to major cities today. Through comparative and interdisciplinary courses, you study top ... [+]

Overview

Stroll through the streets of Berlin and around one corner you’ll see soaring modern buildings that incorporate cutting-edge sustainable technology. Around the next corner, you’ll see art galleries, cafés, and shops lining old cobblestone streets. As a city that has been built and rebuilt over the past century, Berlin remains a city of contrasts—and of innovation. Come and study abroad in Berlin, and experience the energy and excitement of this amazing city.

Using Berlin as a case study, this English-taught program examines issues relevant to major cities today. Through comparative and interdisciplinary courses, you study topics such as architecture, cultural identity, gender and sexual politics, multiculturalism, popular culture, and urban studies to better understand the development of the city and its culture.... [-]

Germany Berlin
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Full-time
1 semester
Campus
International Open Academy

Make a difference in the lives of people who have difficulty in communicating by exploring the role of a speech and language specialist. ... [+]

About this course

Make a difference to the lives of people who have difficulty in communicating by exploring the role of a speech and language specialist.

Speech & Language Specialist: Level 1

Are you in search of a career path where you can use your strong communication and people skills while working as an active facilitator in helping individuals with struggles in their lives? Exploring the role of a Speech & Language Specialist through this introductory course will provide a general overview to the speech and language profession and the various ways that speech pathologists make psychological, physical, cognitive, and cultural impacts on the lives of their clients.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
60 days
Online
University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education

Communicate effectively with your customers, potential customers or colleagues, regardless of your current Spanish language proficiency. ... [+]

Overview

Communicate effectively with your customers, potential customers or colleagues, regardless of your current Spanish language proficiency. Our courses, covering basic vocabulary and grammar, conversational expressions, questions, and commands are tailored to the needs of students for a fun, comfortable and thoughtful learning experience.

Who Should Attend

Courses are designed for business and medical professionals who understand or speak very little or no Spanish, and who are interested in an effective, thoughtful language learning experience will find these courses valuable.

Program Benefits Understand Spanish words and expressions used in workplace situations. ... [-]
USA Irvine USA Online
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 6 months
Campus
Online
International Career Institute

Choose from any of our 34 languages courses and learn fast at the comfort of your own home or office. ICI guarantees an effective languages program that provides you with ... [+]

ICI is proud to bring you language courses that took four decades to fully develop and now utilized by business professionals, students, diplomats and even by the CIA and FBI. Choose from any of our 34 languages courses and learn fast at the comfort of your own home or office. ICI guarantees an effective languages program that provides you with efficient tools as well as boosts your desire to learn any language that will take your career or personal life to greater heights.

Courses Offered

Are you still undecided on a particular language to take? Here are the ten most widely spoken languages in the world.

Chinese (Mandarin) Spanish English Bengali Hindi Portuguese Russian Japanese German (Standard) Chinese (Cantonese) ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Sydney School of Business and Technology (SSBT)

Apple's General English program is designed with a view to: improving your English communication skills; entry into the Apple EAP program; opening doors to better employm ... [+]

Apple's General English program is designed with a view to:

Improving your English communication skills Entry into the Apple EAP program Opening doors to better employment opportunities Travelling in Australia

Apple's GE Program teaches you how to function well in an English speaking environment and how to be confident and successful in the areas of life that matter – professional and personal:

Developing professional and personal relationships – job interviews, formal and informal presentations, giving and understanding opinions, meeting and chatting with new people Understanding and creating documents – letters, proposals, emails, advertisements, schedules Learning about Australia – learn all about this beautiful country, its people and places to go ... [-]
Australia Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 50 weeks
Campus
China Study Abroad

Prices and duration vary but the most popular choice is Semester Tuition & Double Dorm for US$5445. What is included in your UIBE Chinese language program? CSA's bott ... [+]

Prices and duration vary but the most popular choice is Semester Tuition & Double Dorm for US$5445.

What is included in your UIBE Chinese language program?

CSA's bottom line goal is to make sure your stay in China goes smoothly. We're there for you as much or as little as needed! As a CSA student, in addition to your course tuition, you'll also receive:

Course tuition fees Pre-departure assistance Airport Pick-up All textbooks (for students who choose a study option) Assistance buying a local SIM card on arrival City and local area orientation (restaurants, supermarkets etc.) Meet up with other CSA students Registration assistance when you arrive 24-hour on the ground support while you are in China. More Information ► What is the cost of this program, and when can I start?! ... [-]
China Beijing United Kingdom London Mexico Buenavista Shanghai Australia Sydney Italy Venice Spain Madrid USA San Francisco Canada Toronto  + 13 More
September 2019
Chinese
Campus
LAL Language Centres

The General English course will cover the four main skills you need to write and speak English (reading, writing, listening and speaking), with an emphasis on practical c ... [+]

General & Intensive English

London, Torbay, Cape Town, Fort Lauderdale, Boston

General English courses at LAL provide the perfect mix of topical conversation to improve listening and speaking skills, combined with specific grammar and vocabulary sessions focused on current student needs.

With over 30 years of experience, LAL offers a learning atmosphere unlike any other language school. Studying English in a multi-cultural environment, gives overseas students a real opportunity to dive into cultural richness.

Teachers draw on current EFL methodologies including task-based learning and communicative approaches to engage and challenge students in a friendly and supportive environment. Learning English becomes fun and engaging in the hands of our creative teachers who love what they do, and who share their passion for English with students from all over the world.... [-]

United Kingdom London USA Fort Lauderdale Boston Paignton South Africa Cape Town Malta Sliema  + 6 More
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 52 weeks
Campus
Institute for Global Student Success

The Institute for Global Student Success (IGSS) gives you the proven tools, techniques, contacts and year-round personalized one-to-one mentoring to ensure you succeed. ... [+]

The Institute for Global Student Success (IGSS) gives you the proven tools, techniques, contacts and year-round personalized one-to-one mentoring to ensure you succeed.

The full-year program consists of:

6-Day Intensive in New York City, August 20-25 and Personalized mentoring September of 2015 through May of 2016 The Intensive: Stage 1: August 20 and 21:Getting Ready for Success in the U.S. Stage 2: August 22 and 23:IGSS CORE FACULTY: <li>Requirements for Success in the U.S.</li> Stage 3: August 24 and 25:Meet American Executives and Hear Their Thoughts <li>About Careers and Companies</li> Participate in three of the five following career workshops: Consulting Finance and Accounting Entrepreneurship Marketing Technology, Engineering and Information Services Executives from companies like these will be participating: JPMorgan Chase Mindshare Analytics E-Bay Goldman Sachs Johnson & Johnson McKinsey PWC EY Verizon Visit the offices of two leading companies ... [-]
USA New York
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Full-time
1 year
Online & Campus Combined
Bridge Education Group

As a student in our General English Program, you’ll focus on interactive, conversational English rather than teacher lectures. Your teachers will limit themselves to spea ... [+]

General English Program

Learn practical English skills while experiencing life in the United States.

Purpose and Goals

As a student in our General English Program, you’ll focus on interactive, conversational English rather than teacher lectures. Your teachers will limit themselves to speaking no more than one-third of the class time in order to encourage you and your classmates to converse in English. The interactive lessons clarify grammar usage, introduce new vocabulary and hone your reading strategies, always with an emphasis on spoken communication. You will develop your verbal English skills as quickly and effectively as possible.

Program Overview

With our General English program:... [-]

USA Denver Argentina Buenos Aires Chile Santiago  + 2 More
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus
Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci

The course “Discover Your Origins" aims at offering to the descendants of Italian emigrants abroad the opportunity to deepen the Italian language and culture - the same t ... [+]

Discover your Origins

Offered by our school in Milan

Italian history books are often full of images of entire families, mass-moving from Italy to foreign countries, hoping to find a welcoming city where to work and raise their children. We all remember the great migrations to North America (the United States and Canada), South America (Brazil, Argentina, and Venezuela) and faraway Australia. Many families also moved to Europe, to neighboring Switzerland or Germany and the United Kingdom.

In order to still “feel at home", Italian emigrants went on talking to their children and descendants in their mother tongue - from the dialect to the modern language - telling them stories and traditions about their place of origin.... [-]

Italy Milan
Open Enrollment
Italian
Full-time
2 - 12 weeks
Campus
Of Course Learning

Did you always hate vocab tests at school? Do you wish that you could remember simple words and phrases when you’re on holiday abroad? With this course, you will be able ... [+]

Did you always hate vocab tests at school? Do you wish that you could remember simple words and phrases when you’re on holiday abroad? With this course, you will be able to memorize any vocab you like, wherever you are!

Well, now you can! With this course, you will be introduced to a new form of memorization for any language. Following Anthony Metivier’s Magnetic Memory Method will mean that you are able to recall huge amounts of information with incredible ease

Highlights Enjoy better holidays with more enriching cultural experiences Become more employable Be able to read foreign websites and newspapers Let your mind become more creative and capable of thinking in new and ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online USA USA Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online