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Following secondary education, students can register for courses that provide an environment for studying specific subjects. Whether stand-alone or as part of an academic path towards a degree, such courses allow students the opportunity for further education.

What are courses in languages? Broadly speaking, non-degree courses exist that allow students to build and advance their skills in new languages. Applicants can find options for any skill level, from beginner to expert, as well as varying scopes of study such as everyday usage, professional-grade comprehension or a particular dialect or context. The curriculum generally combines a study of grammar and syntax with active communication and a cultural context of the language.

The experience offered through these courses grants students improved reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in their language of choice. Language courses also encourage interpersonal communication skills and a developed cultural understanding.

Depending on the school, language and skill level in question, courses in languages can vary considerably in duration and cost. Prospective applicants benefit greatly from doing prior research into schools and courses of interest.

Developing fluency in a second language opens a variety of professional and life paths. With teaching certifications and relevant degrees in languages, students go on to become instructors or professors in the given language and/or its literature and history. Translators and interpreters also directly apply the skills learned in these courses. People working abroad benefit greatly from learning new languages. Language skills are useful for many who find work overseas, from diplomats and international service workers to marketing or sales executives.

Courses in languages are available at both domestic and international schools. Online and distance learning offers an opportunity for students to study with programs in nations that speak that language. For more information, 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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Biblical Greek Course

Israel Institute of Biblical Studies - Online Hebrew Courses
Online Part time October 2018 Israel Israel Online USA USA Online + 1 more

Biblical Greek is a two-level course through which you will learn to master Greek letters and ancient Greek syntax, and learn how translations over the centuries have changed the true meaning of texts in the New Testament. [+]

Biblical Greek is a two-level course through which you will learn to master Greek letters and ancient Greek syntax, and learn how translations over the centuries have changed the true meaning of texts in the New Testament.

Beginner

Read the Holy Bible as it was originally written and discover the true meaning behind each word. Learn Biblical Greek and gain a deeper understanding of the New Testament.

Improved

Read the Holy Bible as it was originally written and discover the true meaning behind each word. Learn Biblical Greek and gain a deeper understanding of the New Testament.

This course is offered in collaboration and association with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. [-]

Learn English Online Course

Highway to English - Learn English Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA USA Online United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

Our English - your comfort. Our English online classes connect you with real American teachers via live video conferencing. Participate in lessons, tutorials and student discussions from the comfort of your own home and according to your schedule. [+]

Learn English Online Course HOW IT WORKS

Our English - your comfort. Our English online classes connect you with real American teachers via live video conferencing. Participate in lessons, tutorials and student discussions from the comfort of your own home and according to your schedule. Go through all levels of English, from basic through intermediate and onto advanced levels.

STUDY AT YOUR OWN LEVEL

Study with students at your own English level thanks to our unique proficiency exam.

JOIN LIVE VIDEO LESSONS

Learn from the best English teachers in the U.S.A via live video lessons in an intimate online classroom.

HUGE RESOURCE LIBRARY

Our vast virtual campus includes open classes, recorded lessons, online quizzes and learning materials worth thousands of dollars, available to you 24/7.... [-]


English as a Second Language Program

University of North Carolina Wilmington
Campus Full time 5 - 16 weeks Open Enrollment USA Wilmington

"The English as a Second Language Program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is committed to providing support, intensive English language instruction, and various American cultural experiences to students that are learning English as a second language, which will empower them to become successful students in the mainstream classroom and productive members of the community." [+]

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is a wonderful place to learn English! Located approximately 8 kilometers from Wrightsville Beach and the historic downtown Cape Fear Riverwalk, UNCW’s beautiful location, small city environment, and year-round warm temperatures provide an ideal place for international students to experience American culture.

The UNCW ESL Program offers fall, spring, and summer courses with 5-week, 8-week, or 16-week options. Students engage in 20 hours of English instruction each week, and participate in local excursions and social activities every weekend. Students can choose to live in campus dormitories with American roommates or live with an American family in a homestay. The ESL Program also arranges conversation partners and friendship families so students can practice their English outside of the classroom. The UNCW ESL Program is CEA accredited and offers conditional admission to UNCW degree programs for students who successfully complete the Advanced Level 4 curriculum.... [-]


Chinese Language Courses

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Part time 1 - 1 semester September 2018 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 [-]

Arabic in Real Life Program

Al Baher Arabic Language Training Center
Campus Full time 5 - 10 weeks April 2018 Jordan Amman

If your aim is to develop fluency using our spoken dialect (Ammiya / colloquial), AL-Baher offers this program to maximize your daily interaction and communication, Students will be able to use Arabic in a multi-cultural spirit which can help them broaden their horizons and widen their social networks. [+]

Overview:

If your aim is to develop fluency using our spoken dialect (Ammiya / colloquial), AL-Baher offers this program to maximize your daily interaction and communication, Students will be able to use Arabic in a multi-cultural spirit which can help them broaden their horizons and widen their social networks.

Arabic in Real Life Program at Al-Baher is divided into two levels: the Beginner and the Pre-Intermediate Levels.

The Beginner Level:

CEFR

*Start: 0

*End: Speaking and Listening Comprehension: (A2)

Reading and Writing Comprehension: (A1+)

*Learning Goals:

At the end of this level, students should be able to:

1- Describe and give basic information about themselves (address, telephone number, nationality, family, hobbies etc…) Ask and answer basic questions.... [-]


ESL Program

Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)
Campus or Online Full time September 2018 USA Milwaukee

The Milwaukee School of Engineering’s (MSOE) Intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) Program offers courses in person, on campus in a face-to-face format, and also online, which can take any time of day, from anywhere in the world.

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The Milwaukee School of Engineering’s (MSOE) Intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) Program offers courses in person, on campus in a face-to-face format, and also online, which can be take any time of day, from anywhere in the world.

On Campus ESL

International students are prepared for success in rigorous academic environments such as the undergraduate and graduate programs at MSOE. Program details:

25+ hours of instruction per week Optional math review for those going into engineering Comprehensive approach to learning English with courses in reading and writing, listening and speaking, intensive grammar and various electives involving presentations, conversations, writing academic research papers, and other technical specific courses designed to prepare students for their degree program after completion of the ESL program Four 11 week - levels from pre-intermediate through advanced with 1-2 week breaks between levels Convenient start dates in September, December, March and June Focus on mastery of ESL content material Online ESL ... [-]

Embry-Riddle Language Institute

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Campus Full time May 2018 USA Prescott

This course is designed to prepare advanced-level English language learners for aviation specific English and will be taught using a blended learning model. [+]

The course will include the fundamental knowledge and technical foundation, vocabulary, and phraseology that will allow the students to be better prepared for future aeronautical coursework. This course will consist of classroom instruction where students will work on skills such as pronunciation, relevant grammatical structures, essential technical vocabulary, speaking fluency, listening comprehension, and appropriate interactions in both routine and non-routine situations. The course will also consist of an online lab component. Once students have been introduced to essential vocabulary and have had sufficient practice, students will complete online modules through true course simulations, videos and in-class simulation exercises, air traffic controller interviews, case studies, and more.... [-]


Spanish as a Second Language

University of Belgrano
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 7 weeks February 2018 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. [+]

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.... [-]


French Language Program

EPITA Graduate School of Computer Science
Campus Full time 2 - 4 months September 2018 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 in the international job market.

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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 regarding 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:... [-]


Spanish Language Course (Hispanic Studies)

Universidad Nebrija Centro de Estudios Hispánicos
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 32 weeks February 2018 Spain Madrid + 1 more

These courses are designed for students who wish to spend one semester or more studying in a prestigious program while taking part in the everyday life of a Spanish university—both academically and socially. The program offers over 40 different course subjects related to Spanish language, grammar, literature, history, art, political science, and other similar disciplines. At each level, general, specific, and focused courses are available in order to meet the different needs of students.

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Experience Spain and the Spanish language at Nebrija while obtaining university credits

These courses are designed for students who wish to spend one semester or more studying in a prestigious program while taking part in the everyday life of a Spanish university—both academically and socially.

The program offers over 40 different course subjects related to Spanish language, grammar, literature, history, art, political science and other similar disciplines.

At each level, general, specific, and focused courses are available in order to meet the different needs of students.

Spanish courses are offered throughout the year in 6 different programs. The flexibility of the courses enables students to choose from or combine any of these study periods: ... [-]


Academic Test Preparation

The Language Company
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Philadelphia Orlando Toledo Fort Wayne South Bend Charleston Edmond + 5 more

This program is designed to assist students in navigating the variety of testing requirements for admission to American universities. [+]

This program is designed to assist students in navigating the variety of testing requirements for admission to American universities. Courses cover the following topics: advanced grammar and reading review, test question analysis, test-taking strategies, practice tests and analysis of test results.

Costs:

The cost of these courses is the same as the course cost in the Intensive English Program.

Additional Information:

Interested students must test out of or pass L9 to be eligible for GMAT/GRE. Students on F-1 visas enrolling in half-day Academic Test Preparation courses are required to enroll part-time in the Intensive English Program, in order to maintain full-time status. Courses designed to address a variety of academic tests are not offered at all centers during every session. Please refer to the chart above to locate courses and locations. Contact the director of the TLC center of your choice for additional information or special requests.... [-]


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Santa Reparata International School Of Art (SRISA)
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters September 2018 Italy Florence

SRISA offers American University level undergraduate courses taught in English in a variety of areas of study. All classes, with the exception of Italian, are taught in English. Most students choose to study for one or two semesters. Fall and Spring semesters are 15 weeks long and students enroll in 14-16 credit hours. [+]

SRISA offers American University level undergraduate courses taught in English in a variety of areas of study. All classes, with the exception of Italian, are taught in English. Most students choose to study for one or two semesters. Fall and Spring semesters are 15 weeks long and students enroll in 14-16 credit hours.

Semester Programs: Fall (September-December) Total Credits: 14-16 Spring (January-April) Total Credits: 14-16 Departments: Fine Arts Liberal Arts Design Italian Subjects:

Photography, Digital Imaging, Printmaking, Book Arts, Painting, Drawing, Art History, Museum Studies, History, Music Appreciation, Politics and Social Science, Literature, Creative Writing, Cinema (Film Studies), Journalism, Fashion Design, Jewelry Design, Textiles Design, Italian Language (All Levels).... [-]


Spanish Language Immersion

FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development
Campus Full time 9 - 52 weeks September 2018 Bolivia Cochabamba

With the Language Immersion program, interns can increase their language skills before and during their international development fieldwork.

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In conjunction with the FSD International Development Internship Program, FSD also offers a Language Immersion Program at our site in Cochabamba, Bolivia. FSD International Development Internships are a chance for students and young adults to gain experience in sustainable development and insight into other cultures that can only be obtained through direct experience, and language is a key component to successful project implementation. With the Language Immersion program, interns can increase their language skills before and during their international development field work.

This program has been customized with two options, Level 1: Beginner, and Level 2: Intermediate. Through this Language Immersion Program, interns receive individual language instruction, similar program components of FSD’s Intern Abroad program (host family, site team support, orientation, etc.), and flexible course options.... [-]


Course: College Study in China

Go Abroad China
Campus Full time 4 - 48 weeks

Go Abroad China’s unique learn Chinese in China Program is facilitated in partnership with some of China’s top universities, with the support of professional language teachers in Beijing, Shanghai language programs (with Jiaotong and Fudan University) and Nanjing. When you choose a China study abroad program for a semester or more, you will find yourself living in one of those cities. [+]

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University Mandarin Program

Go Abroad China’s unique learn Chinese in China Program is facilitated in partnership with some of China’s top universities, with the support of professional language teachers in Beijing, Shanghai language programs (with Jiaotong and Fudan University) and Nanjing. When you choose a China study abroad program for a semester or more, you will find yourself living in one of those cities.

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Italian Language Courses in Sicily

The Italian Academy
Campus or Online Part time 1 - 70 weeks Open Enrollment Italy Syracuse

Our Italian Language courses are focused on giving the students the appropriate communication skills by learning Italian in the most natural way, combining the communicative tools with a comprehensive study of Italian grammar and syntax. [+]

Our teaching is based on the communicative approach. Through the development of the four skills – speaking, writing, reading and listening – the course provides students with the tools necessary to use the language and interact in various situations in everyday life. This communicative based approach is complemented by the in-depth study of Italian grammar structures, important for the correct use of the Italian language. The materials used are carefully selected, based on the interests of the students and in line with the guidelines laid out by the Common European Framework.

The Syracuse Academy is a center for CILS (Certificazione di Italiano come lingua Straniera – Certification of Italian as a foreign language) and DITALS (Certificazione di Competenza in Didattica dell’Italiano a Stranieri – Certification of Italian language teaching to foreigners) of the University of Siena . Our long-term students who wish to follow specific examination courses may prepare and sit CILS examinations at levels from A1 to C2 of the CEFR. Students who have a C1 certified level of Italian can prepare and take the DITALS examination which includes a 24 hour specific teacher training course and 60 hours of classroom teaching practice.... [-]