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 lang… Read more

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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GISMA
Berlin, Germany +1 More

Language skills are an integral part of your career and give you an advantage in your job search, whether in Germany or elsewhere in the world. Additionally, they qualify you ... +

Language skills are an integral part of your career and give you an advantage in your job search, whether in Germany or elsewhere in the world. Additionally, they qualify you to pursue further degree programs or short business executive courses. With the General German Test DaF preparation course, students can develop their language skills in all areas or focus on a particular area to enhance specific language skills. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Austin Community College
Austin, USA

Austin Community College's Intensive English Program (IEP) is currently accepting applications. Students can apply to the program, and if accepted, be issued a Form I-20 to ap ... +

Austin Community College's Intensive English Program (IEP) is currently accepting applications. Students can apply to the program, and if accepted, be issued a Form I-20 to apply for an F-1 student visa in their home country. -
Courses
Full-time
English
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Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Green Bay, USA

The Intensive English Program (IEP) at NWTC is designed to prepare students for the academic language demands of college-level coursework. The IEP offers two levels of English ... +

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Courses
Full-time
3 - 15 weeks
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Jul 2020
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Henry Ford College
Detroit, USA

Is English not your first language? Are you interested in improving your English skills? Then, HFC's English Language Institute (ELI) is for you. The ELI offers instruction in ... +

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Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Arkansas Little Rock
Little Rock, USA

The Intensive English Language Program has been helping students learn English as a second language for almost 40 years. The program is a member of state, national and interna ... +

The Intensive English Language Program has been helping students learn English as a second language for almost 40 years. The program is a member of state, national and international professional ESL associations and its teachers are enthusiastic, well-experienced instructors in the ESL field. Each of our programs is designed to fit your needs, with textbooks and materials chosen carefully to help you to reach your individual goals. -
Courses
Full-time
10 - 16 weeks
English
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Campus
 
Kazan Innovative University
Kazan, Russia

Kazan Innovative University named after V.G. Timiryasov offers an intensive course in the study of Russian as a foreign language, compiled by the best specialists of the unive ... +

Kazan Innovative University named after V.G. Timiryasov offers an intensive course in the study of Russian as a foreign language, compiled by the best specialists of the university. During the year, students can master both the Russian language and secondary disciplines, which are necessary for admission to any universities of the Russian Federation. -
Courses
Full-time
12 - 18 months
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Mar 2020
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RMIT Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam +1 More

Do you want to get a taste of study in Vietnam? Then join us for one or two semesters and you won’t look back.

Do you want to get a taste of study in Vietnam? Then join us for one or two semesters and you won’t look back. -
Courses
Full-time
2 semesters
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 ... +

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Courses
Full-time
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Shantou University
Shantou, China

Founded in 1986 with the approval of the Office of Chinese Language Council International, the Chinese Language Training Center is a Chinese language training center for forei ... +

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Full-time
Part-time
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Campus
 
Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne
Reims, France

The yearly courses at the CIEF are composed of 2 semesters of 13 weeks each. The CIEF offers 6 different levels, each composed of 16 to 18 hours of weekly courses, with at lea ... +

The yearly courses at the CIEF are composed of 2 semesters of 13 weeks each. The CIEF offers 6 different levels, each composed of 16 to 18 hours of weekly courses, with at least 1 hour of autonomous work in the Languages Resources Centre (CRL), guided by a teacher-tutor. -
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Full-time
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24 Aug 2020
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Zhejiang Wanli University
Ningbo, China

This program is designed for students who are keen to learn the Chinese language. The courses within this program focus on language skills of Listening, Speaking, Reading and ... +

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MC Academy
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The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s proven English test. Over 1.4 million candidates take the test each year to start their journeys into ... +

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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
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8 - 16 weeks
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Campus
 
Liverpool School of English
Liverpool, United Kingdom

General English is our most popular course. Its aim is to improve all areas of your English language competence: speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary and ... +

General English is our most popular course. Its aim is to improve all areas of your English language competence: speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. -
Courses
Full-time
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Warwickshire College Group
Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

You can study the English Language at our School of English at Royal Leamington Spa College.

You can study the English Language at our School of English at Royal Leamington Spa College. -
Courses
English
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