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In today's globalizing economy, with the rise of the "global village" through increased international communication, there is a need for more professionals to be proficient in various languages in order to communicate. Language courses are offered at various academic institutions around the world to develop speaking, reading, writing and listening language skills as well as cultural awareness in students. Working professionals and full time students alike can benefit from language courses such as those offered by the accredited schools listed below.

Language courses in Malay, Chinese, English, Vietnamese, French, Russian, Italian, Korean and others can last anywhere from a few days to a year or longer. Language courses often culminate with the granting of a certificate or diploma to successful graduates. Offered on both full time and part time schedules, also with online and distance learning options, language courses are a viable option for any students who want to develop their knowledge of another language and culture. Students will develop language ability suited to a variety of different applications, both professional and personal, in language courses.

If you are interested in enrolling in language courses in any of the numerous areas available, scroll down and read more, or narrow your search using the drop-down menus. You can even contact schools offering language courses that interest you in just one minute using the handy web form.

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University Placement Programme

GISMA Business School
Campus Full time 40 weeks Open Enrollment Germany Hannover

This intensive programme is designed to prepare you for independent academic study at a German-speaking university, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. [+]

Best Course Studies in Language 2017. University Placement Programme This intensive programme is designed to prepare you for independent academic study at a German-speaking university, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. In addition, it will prepare you for TestDAF and includes a University Placement Service, boosting your chances of successful application at your chosen institution or helping you choose the best university for your subject. Free university placement service Free level exam retakes: one free retake for each level Course Requirements At least secondary school (graduates) or bachelor (postgraduates) Certificate enable to study in German They can be undergraduate or graduates [-]

INTENSIVE Chinese + HOMESTAY

Beijing International Chinese College
Campus Full time 1 - 44 weeks Open Enrollment China Beijing

Monday to Friday, every morning, you will have 4 lessons (covering speaking, writing, reading, listening skills). That no more than 6 students in a classroom guaranteed makes your learning more effective. [+]

Intensive Chinese Learning Solution: (Group class + one-on-one class) Monday to Friday, every morning, you will have 4 lessons (covering speaking, writing, reading, listening skills). That no more than 6 students in a classroom guaranteed makes your learning more effective. And you will have two one-on-one classes in the afternoon to cope with problems you encounted during your morning learning. You can discuss with your personal Chinese teacher on your learning focus (Chinese Proficiency Text Preparation or Business Chinese or other language points you are interested in). You will have more confidence in your speaking and your understanding of Chinese culture. After six months of intensive learning from the scratch, we guarantee you to pass HSK-6 (Chinese Proficiency Text, the Chinese University Acceptance Level). Many free cultural experience classes and free access to gym are provided for you to choose. The prices are for 10 lessons per week. If you want more lessons, please calculate 135RMB per lesson (for private classes) 1 week 2600rmb 4 weeks 10000rmb 12 weeks 28800rmb 24 weeks(1 semester) 55200rmb 44 weeks(1 year) 96800rmb [-]

FCE Preparation

Cork English Academy
Campus Full time 4 weeks November 2017 Ireland Cork

The First Certificate in English (FCE) Cambridge ESOL examination will take place in Cork city in March, June, August and December. [+]

Best Course Studies in Language 2017. The First Certificate in English (FCE) Cambridge ESOL examination will take place in Cork city in March, June, August and December. This FCE Preparation programme consists of 5 hours afternoon add-on tuition. It is suitable for students who are aiming to take the FCE Exam either while they are in Cork or at some time in the future. The afternoon classes are available as an add-on to students who are studying General English GE15 in the mornings. FCE Afternoon Preparation 4 week programme at 5 hours per week (20 hours in total) Monday to Friday 12.30 – 13.30 Preparation for Reading, Writing, Listening and Use of English papers with regular timed examination practice as well as preparation and practice for speaking exam. The accelerated four-week programme covers all four skills and pays particular attention to grammar and lexical areas commonly tested in the exam. Additional practice in areas of weakness for homework Key Information Timetable: Monday to Friday 12.30 to 13.30 Level: Students need to have a minimum starting level B2 of the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Maximum Class Size: 12 Course Cost Price: €199 for 4 week course (20 hours in total). Extra Fees: Examination Registration €170, Course Material €45 [-]

Chinese Language Courses

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Part time 1 - 1 semester September 2017 China Suzhou

Are you interested in learning the most commonly spoken language in the world? XJTLU offers non-degree courses in Mandarin Chinese for beginner, intermediate, advanced and business learners with approximately 16 class hours per week. [+]

The delivery of the Chinese course is interactive and “hands-on” with a focus on stimulating activities so that you experience the language as you would in real life situations. The modules emphasize listening, speaking, reading and writing, enabling students to learn Chinese language and culture in an all-round way. Students can study in Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters. Highlights Interactive and "hands-on" delivery of courses Focus on stimulating activities like real life situations Emphasis on listening, speaking, reading and writing Small class teaching - no more than 20 students Highly-qualified teaching staff - fully certified Mandarin Chinese teachers with substantial experience in China and internationally Tailored to your level Each level takes about 6 weeks - students can finish 2 levels each semester Dedicated Chinese language partner - students are partnered with Chinese students who provide extra support,four hours per week Cultural learning field trips - in Suzhou and 4 days in the North of China Summer schools available for 2, 4 or 6-week courses [-]

Spanish as a Second Language

University of Belgrano
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 7 weeks February 2017 Argentina Buenos Aires + 1 more

The School of Languages and Foreign Studies offers intensive lower division courses all year round with complete immersion in Argentine life and culture. A team of qualified native Spanish faculty with expertise in applied linguistics teaches language courses using the communicative approach methodology. [+]

Best Course Studies in Language 2017. The School of Languages and Foreign Studies offers intensive lower division courses all year round with complete immersion in Argentine life and culture. A team of qualified native Spanish faculty with expertise in applied linguistics teaches language courses using the communicative approach methodology. Classes meet five times a week for 3 or 5 hours and take 120 academic hours (of 45 minutes) to complete (see table). The course books are written by the professors themselves and published by Belgrano University Press. Intensive courses are also meant to better prepare students for our PEAL semester courses (Programa de Estudios Argentinos y Latinoamericanos). Continuing students may also take a further course in Spanish language during the semester. Students will be allocated to different levels on the basis of a written online placement test that will take priority over past courses. Course capacity is limited to 15 students. On request, we also offer special programs e.g. Spanish for the Professions (Medicine and Healthcare, Political and Social Sciences, Business and Law) and we can also train instructors in teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language. Course Catalogue: (INT 121) Español Básico This course is intended for beginners and false beginners. The general aim of this course is to provide the student with basic language skills. Students acquire and develop a basic knowledge of the language that allows them to communicate straightforward information in a familiar context. Classes emphasize production and understanding in communicative situations. On completing the course, students... [-]

inlingua® Premium Evening Program

inlingua® Washington DC
Campus 4 - 8 weeks Open Enrollment USA Washington DC

iPEP is a unique track of our fully immersive inlingua® Premium Program. Classes feature our globally trusted inlingua® Method plus cutting-edge technology and performance training. [+]

iPEP is a unique track of our fully immersive inlingua® Premium Program. Classes feature our globally trusted inlingua® Method plus cutting-edge technology and performance training. We offer two inlingua® Premium Evening Program schedules: iPEP 24 & iPEP 16. iPEP 24 consists of two main parts: the first portion of the program is a dedicated session taught by our trainers utilizing the inlingua® Method - a communicative, interactive approach that enables students to achieve deeper fluency faster. Students speak 70% of the time! Students then move to a computer-based session of inlingua® Online training guided by our teachers. Students are able to focus on grammar while performing the essential task of typing on an English keyboard - a key component for writing college essays or business reports. iPEP 16 students are present for all of the in-class instruction using the highly effective inlingua® Method. New topics, vocabulary, and structures from class are supplemented by independent study. iPEP 24's convenient schedule is 5:00-9:30pm Monday to Thursday (appropriate for F-1 visa holders). iPEP 16's schedule is 5:00-8:00pm Monday to Thursday (not approved for F-1 visa holders). [-]

Intensive English in the USA

Kaplan International USA
Campus Full time 2 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment USA Lower East Side Boston Berkeley Chicago Seattle Huntington Beach Los Angeles Miami Philadelphia Portland San Diego Santa Barbara Woodcrest Village United Kingdom City of London + 14 more

A Kaplan Intensive English program offers a fast, enjoyable and effective way to improve your English language skills, whatever your current language level. You will have the opportunity to accelerate your progress and personalize your course with Specific Skills lessons and Structured Study. [+]

Best Course Studies in Language 2017. Study Intensive English in the USA A Kaplan Intensive English program offers a fast, enjoyable and effective way to improve your English language skills, whatever your current language level. You will have the opportunity to accelerate your progress and personalize your course with Specific Skills lessons and Structured Study. This program is right for you if: You want to make the fastest possible progress in your language studies in a class which suits your level. You want an intensive focus on all language skills. You want to choose how long you want to study, with courses from 2 weeks to 52 weeks. You would like to personalize your course with a choice of Specific Skills classes which suit your needs and interests. You would like flexible learning material and the highest standards of teaching. You want to receive a certificate at the end of your course, documenting your achievements. Course Facts Course start dates: Every week Course entry level: Elementary to Advanced Number of lessons: 20 lessons of English, 8 Specific Skills lessons and 7 sessions of K+ Lesson length: 45 minutes Course length: Minimum 2 weeks Locations: United Kingdom, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand Class size: Average 12, maximum 15 [-]

Course - Learn Spanish

COINED Spanish Experiences: Learn Spanish in Latin America
Campus Full time Part time 1 week February 2017 Chile Santiago + 1 more

The best way of really getting to know a new culture is by learning its language. In our schools we offer different Spanish courses fitted to all ages and skills. [+]

Spanish courses The best way of really getting to know a new culture is by learning its language. In our schools we offer different Spanish courses fitted to all ages and skills. Either in group lessons or private lessons you'll get the hang of Español and live an exciting new adventure. Spanish is one of the most spoken languages in the world for a reason! Come to Latin America and find out why this romantic language bewitches everyone! Classic Spanish Courses Intensive Super Intensive Immersion Private Intensive Includes 20/25 Spanish Group lessons. Argentina and Chile: 25 Spanish Group lessons. Develop your communicative skills in a short time. All destinations except: Honduras: Copan, Ecuador: Cuenca. Super Intensive Includes 30 Spanish Group lessons per week Argentina and Chile: 37 Spanish Group lessons Achieve a higher level of proficiency in a shorter amount of time. All destinations except: Honduras: La Ceiba & Copan, Ecuador: Cuenca, Colombia: Bogotá & Salamina, Mexico: all destinations; Panama: Panama City. Immersion Includes 20 Spanish Group lessons per week + 5 Spanish Private lessons or 4 Group Cultural lessons per week Argentina and Chile: Includes 25 Spanish Group lessons per week + 6 Spanish private lessons Learn Spanish while being involved deeply with the local culture. All Destinations. Group Cultural lessons available only in Costa Rica: Jaco Beach, Ecuador: Cuenca. Private From 10 to 30 private lessons per week Focus on your individual needs and expectations All destinations. Locations Argentina Bolivia Chile Colombia Costa Rica Cuba Dominican Republic Ecuador... [-]

Academic - TOEFL Preparation - Chicago

Stafford House International
Campus Full time Open Enrollment USA Chicago

Taken by over 25 million English language learners, the TOEFL test is a widely respected English language test. It measures your ability to use English at university level and is recognised by over 8,000 institutions in more than 130 countries. [+]

Best Course Studies in Language 2017. Taken by over 25 million English language learners, the TOEFL test is a widely respected English language test. It measures your ability to use English at university level and is recognised by over 8,000 institutions in more than 130 countries, including the majority of North American universities. Exam Preparation All our exam preparation courses cover the areas of your chosen exam in detail ensuring you learn the skills and English language through the use of past papers and exam technique to achieve exam success. Preparation courses available for Cambridge Exams, IELTS, and TOEFL. Objectives Goal-oriented and highly focussed preparation programme Develop the skills needed to succeed in the exam Develop strategies to maximise your score in the exam How you will learn Skim reading for meaning, scanning for detail, paraphrasing, making inferences, and more Methods and strategies for successful integrated and independent writing The skills needed to speak confidently and succeed in a one-to-one interview Listening strategies such as listening for gist and for detail With sample papers and continuous practice of specific tasks, you will become familiar with the exam you are taking and learn how to answer the questions as effectively as possible Quick Facts Start Dates Every Monday Minimum Level Upper Intermediate Age 16+ [-]

Course Study Abroad

Centro de Lenguas Modernas - Universidad de Granada
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Granada

The University of Granada Modern Languages Center (CLM) is one of the leading institutions in Spain in the field of laguage learning. It is one of a kind thanks to its highly-qualified and specialised teaching staff. Using a communicative approach, special emphasis is given to interaction in real-life situations. [+]

The University of Granada Modern Languages Center (CLM) is one of the leading institutions in Spain in the field of laguage learning. It is one of a kind thanks to its highly-qualified and specialised teaching staff. Using a communicative approach, special emphasis is given to interaction in real-life situations. The Center's installations located in the old Realejo District, consist of two main buildings: the beautiful 16th century Palace of Santa Cruz and the Huerta de los Angeles Mansion. Both combine the beauty and warmth of historical buildings with the most modern technical equipment. Another attraction of CLM is its singular multicultural and multilingual atmosphere. Foreign students can share their daily lives with those of Spanish students learning different foreign languages, thus stimulating a mutual interest in their different languages and cultures. Be immersed in Spanish language, culture, cuisine and tradition in a city renowned for its flamenco artists, guitar craftsmanship and Federico García Lorca. Witness the social interactions of the local, university, gypsy and immigrant communities in one lively plaza. Enjoy the dramatic contrasts between the old world and the new that will co-exist in your daily life, buying muffins from cloistered nuns at a 16th century convent and a coffee from the nearby fast food joint. Learn Spanish in an environment that will prepare you for future interactions with Spanish speakers from all over the world. in GRANADA! Where can you ... Take college-level courses in Intensive Spanish Language, Spanish Language and Culture, or Hispanic Studies? Study a modern... [-]

French Language Program

EPITA Graduate School of Computer Science
Campus Full time 2 - 4 months June 2017 France Paris

With more than 200 million people who speak French on the five continents, French is the second most widely learned foreign language after English and the ninth most widely spoken language in the world. An ability to speak French and English is an advantage on the international job market. [+]

Best Course Studies in Language 2017. With over 45 nationalities on its campus each year, EPITA has developed an extremely dynamic and innovative French Language Center within the school’s international relations department. With a multi-lingual team, the Center offers high end services in terms of welcome, support and guidance. EPITA ‘s French language center was granted a Quality Label from the French Government in July 2015. All our teachers are native French speakers, who are accredited and experienced in teaching French as a foreign language. Designed based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages recommendations (CEFR), our programs are not only professional, but fun, communicative and intercultural. EPITA offers French language courses for all levels and to suit different needs: Improve daily conversational skills, Enhance communication capabilities in a professional context, Prepare students for advanced studies in a French Graduate School or University. In order to ensure that every student will have the opportunity to participate actively, EPITA French classes do not exceed 16 students. EPITA’s French Language Center is open all year long to students, from beginner to advanced, from all over the world and willing to improve their level in French in order to integrate a French Graduate School or University or to get ready to work in France in an engineering sector. During summer, EPITA offers 3 to 6 weeks intensive programs including language tuition and cultural activities. This summer, programs will be ongoing from June 27th to August the 7th, 2016. Do not hesitate... [-]

Russian - Standard Group Course

Derzhavin Institute
Campus Full time 1 - 8 weeks Open Enrollment Russia St. Petersburg

The Standard Course focuses on integrating all the fundamental language skills of speaking, listening, reading [+]

The Standard Course focuses on integrating all the fundamental language skills of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. The emphasis is on improving students' communication skills, broadening their vocabulary, and boosting their confidence in speaking Russian. Teachers make use of coursebooks and also supplement lessons with authentic audio and video materials, texts, and articles from newspapers and magazines. With 4 lessons Monday-Friday in the morning, students also have ample time for self-study, afternoon individual courses or extracurricular activities. - Minimum admission age: 16 - Course starts: every Monday throughout the year - Minimum course duration: 1 week - Levels available: A1 – C1 - Timetable: Mon-Fri, 9.30 a.m – 1.00 p.m, 20 lessons a week. - Absolute beginners start the first Monday of each month throughout the year. Prices - 1-2 weeks - 205 euro/week - 3-8 weeks - 195 euro/week - 8 weeks - 1560 euro These prices for the Standard Russian language group course are valid for the 1-8 week course. If you are planning to take a longer course in Russian (9-36 weeks) please contact us for more information. Non-refundable registration fee - 70 euro. [-]

Portuguese Language and Culture

Dialogo - study in Brazil
Campus Part time 1 - 24 weeks Open Enrollment Brazil Salvador

The main objective of the course is to bring students to achieve good communication skills in Portuguese, with success. This means that not only will be taught the grammar and vocabulary, but also listening, reading, writing and oral production, whether in formal or colloquial contexts. An introduction to the Brazilian way of life, customs and social mores, politics and culture is also an important part of the... [+]

Best Course Studies in Language 2017. The main objective of the course is to bring students to achieve good communication skills in Portuguese, with success. This means that not only will be taught the grammar and vocabulary, but also listening, reading, writing and oral production, whether in formal or colloquial contexts. An introduction to the Brazilian way of life, customs and social mores, politics and culture is also an important part of the lessons. Classes are divided as follows: grammatical structures (25 %), understanding and writing (25 %), comprehension and oral production (30%) and technical vocabulary (20 %). This variety makes the most dynamic and fun classes as well as being an effective way to improve and enhance language skills. Lessons are always conducted in Portuguese, although all teachers are proficient in English and other languages. Student performance is evaluated according to the observation in the classroom as they are able to produce and understand the target language, as well as their commitment to learning and lessons. About the Teachers All teachers are Brazilians with a degree in Literature and Foreign Languages Vernacular. They receive special training for 4 months at the school in didactic teaching Portuguese as a foreign language (LPE). All of them speak English and some other languages like German, French, Spanish and Italian. The school also promotes an annual training program faculty through workshops and seminars. Student Profile In general, the school welcomes students from all over the world, and most from United States, Europe and... [-]

Intensive English

Saint Michael's College
Campus Full time 8 - 16 weeks Open Enrollment USA Burlington

The Intensive English Program (IEP) is for students who wish to improve their English skills in a university setting. Many IEP students intend to study at the undergraduate or graduate level when their English improves. Others come for short-term language training as individuals or in groups. Saint Michael's assesses each student's level, strengths and weaknesses and provides appropriate instruction. [+]

English Language + Academic Preparation Whatever your goal, Saint Michael's has a program for every level of English language proficiency. Intensive English Program One of the oldest English-language programs in the USA Located in beautiful Vermont USA The Intensive English Program (IEP) is for students who wish to improve their English skills in a university setting. Many IEP students intend to study at the undergraduate or graduate level when their English improves. Others come for short-term language training as individuals or in groups. Saint Michael's assesses each student's level, strengths and weaknesses and provides appropriate instruction. Five (5) Program Levels from Beginner to Advanced. Placement tests are given upon arrival and throughout the program to determine which level is appropriate for the student. Each session typically requires two sessions (16 weeks), though some students in the upper levels may complete a level in just one session. Classes are Small, usually 6 to 15 students per class. The programs include about 23.5 classroom hours/week plus extracurricular activities. Faculty and Instructors are highly experienced instructors with advanced degrees in Linguistics or TESOL. Costs & Calendars Eight-week sessions are available throughout the year (August-July). Shorter sessions are available during the summer (May to August). Students may stay for as many sessions as they wish. Core Subjects include Reading, Writing, Vocabulary, Grammar, Listening, Speaking, and Pronunciation. Included with Program are Tutors, Conversation Partners, Extra Curricular Activities, Cultural Activities, Academic Advising, Volunteer Opportunities Special Classes offered include TOEFL Preparation, Advanced Conversation, US Culture & History,... [-]

Cambridge ESOL

EC Language Centres
Campus 8 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment Malta St. Julian United Kingdom London Cambridge Oxford Bristol Brighton Manchester South Africa Cape Town USA Boston La Jolla New York San Francisco Miami Santa Monica Canada Vancouver Toronto + 18 more

Cambridge ESOL exams are recognised by employers, universities and colleges all over the world, and their results are valid for life. [+]

Best Course Studies in Language 2017. Cambridge ESOL exams are recognised by employers, universities and colleges all over the world, and their results are valid for life. Enter your exam feeling thoroughly prepared with the confidence to succeed. You’ll get more out of this course if - Your level is between Intermediate to Advanced. - You want an international certificate which proves your level of English. - You want to attend an English-speaking university. - You want to gain a competitive advantage in your career path. - You want to follow a long term English programme with a fixed goal to work towards. Facts - Minimum level required: - FCE: Intermediate - CAE: Upper Intermediate - CPE: Advanced - Course Duration: 8, 9, 10, or 12 weeks - 1 lesson: 45 minutes - 20 lessons = 15 hours - 30 lessons = 22.5 hours - 20 lessons available in UK and Malta - Examination fees are not included in the course price - Start Monday; End Friday - Students per class: - USA and UK: 14 (London: 12 / Manchester: 15) - Canada: 15 - Malta: 12 - Cape Town: 14 What can you expect on this course? Assessment, Feedback and Monitoring Your teachers will monitor your progress to make sure that you are progressing at the correct rate. They will give you feedback and identify your strengths and weaknesses so you know which areas you need to improve. You will also be assessed on your performance through homework assignments.... [-]