Many students choose to enter coursework in modern languages in order to expand their knowledge of global business terms or to learn more about customs and colloquialisms of other countries. These courses prepare students for communications with international citizens and clients.
What is a course in modern languages? A course is a specialized study program that offers students concentrated knowledge on a subject related to their goals. The modern languages program provides participants with specialized knowledge of business languages and customs. Students learn terms in a selection of languages that apply to international business transactions. They study language appropriate for business communication, technology, customer management, finance, marketing, economics and advertising. The coursework also provides in-depth training on social and ethical behavior related to global business pursuits, including work in multicultural environments, different political climates and varying economic realities.
Students interested in international employment will benefit from a course in modern languages. The training gives students an advantage when visiting foreign branches of their companies or while seeking positions overseas. Participants gain appropriate language skills, familiarity with customs and knowledge of business terms in order to communicate and behave successfully in the global business arena or in international relations work.
Each institution will have its own cost and duration requirements for the modern languages program, so students will need to check coursework descriptions. Cost also will vary for each school. Interested students should research each institution to ensure they understand course requirements.
Participants in a modern languages course program find themselves well prepared for a variety of challenging and lucrative positions. Combined with degrees in finance, business or economics, a modern languages course leads to associate positions in overseas bureaus of banking firms or multinational enterprises. Marketing and advertising students can use their modern languages knowledge to appropriately communicate product messages to international markets. Graduates interested in international relief, politics or reporting also succeed with the specialized knowledge from the course.
It is possible to find both traditional and online instruction of modern languages classes. Our extensive database can direct prospective applicants to appropriate institutions. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
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. [+]
OHLA uses a skills-based curriculum, focused specifically on developing necessary linguistic skills in five major areas: Reading, writing, listening, speaking and grammar. We, at OHLA, know that the best way to develop these skills is to do it in a “natural” way, the same way we all learned our native languages. We believe that languages are not meant to be memorized, but rather to be used and practiced on a daily basis, in order to maintain continuity and master it in a lesser amount of time. [+]
These courses are aimed at foreign students who want to achieve a high level of Spanish at the time that they experience Spanish culture first hand. Through our long-term courses students will achieve the level of Spanish required by institutions for higher education (undergraduate and postgraduate education) in Spain. [+]
This superintensive course offers students the possibility of combining a Spanish Language and Culture intensive course (15 hours per week) with a 5-hour per week Conversation or a Spanish for Specific Purposes course. [+]
The main goal of this intensive course is to improve the students’ linguistic competence within an immersion cultural environment and through a communicative methodology in the classroom. [+]
Learn French in Angers, in the heart of the Loire Valley! With the label qualité FLE, CIDEF courses welcome more than 1500 students and teachers per year. They come from everywhere in the world (about 60 nationalities represented) and study on a campus situated in the town center of Angers, 10 min from the train station. [+]
A 3-week intensive course allows you to learn the basics of Polish or deepen your knowledge of the language. Classes are held every day from Monday to Friday, 4 lessons per day (9.30 am - 12.45 pm). The course is designed for those who want to learn the language as fast as possible. The classes are held at every language level. [+]
Our summer course will enable you to learn the basics of Polish and to deepen your knowledge. It’s a perfect solution for those who want to study in Poland, need Polish for business or private purposes or just want to SPEAK Polish. [+]
With a programme of classes every morning and activities every afternoon, we encourage the active practice of the language both inside the classroom and out. The generous sports and creative entertainment we supply our camper ensures they live an enjoyable summer learning experience. [+]
Our adult schools in Germany offer a diverse range of courses for learning German. Whether you are a complete beginner or looking to take an advanced level exam, we can help you find the class that you need. Our Berlin and Freiburg schools are official examination centres for the TELC exam and Alpadia Berlin proposes Goethe exams that can be taken nearby. [+]
We offer a diverse range of French language courses in our year-round schools. From standard to intensive courses, from private lessons to exam preparation, Alpadia provides solutions adapted to our students’ needs. We are an official examination centre for the TCF exam and are in close proximity to regional DELF/DALF exam locations. [+]
Applying for a Ukrainian language course in Lviv is a practical and exciting way to improve your Ukrainian while visiting one of the most culturally diverse and beautiful cities in Europe. [+]
Our Individual Ukrainian courses are highly personalized and designed to improve your Ukrainian communication skills, whether your focus is social, financial, legal, or any other realm of business. Upon completion of a Ukrainian course with School of Ukrainian Language and Culture here in Lviv, you will have the skills and confidence to communicate in Ukrainian with colleagues, clients, and suppliers. [+]
The three-week course “UKRAINIAN AUTUMN” will provide you with an intensive study of the Ukrainian language and diverse cultural program. The course includes 60 hours of lessons in the Ukrainian language with native Ukrainian teachers (in small groups from 3 to 8 people), 12 hours of individual tutoring and 45 hours of cultural programming. [+]
The three-week course “UKRAINIAN SPRING” will provide you with an intensive study of the Ukrainian language and diverse cultural program. [+]