Dutch, French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese*
(*other languages possible)
Remote language courses by telephone or online courses with webcam, possibly combined with e-learning courses (Rosetta Stone) offer you maximum flexibility, not only in terms of organization of time and place, but also in terms of content.
These courses are ideal for maintaining your language level active or as a complement to intensive training.
What are distance courses?
- Classical telephone courses with e-mail exchanges
- Online Courses by Skype (with Screen Sharing)
- Accompanied e-learning programs. See the blended e-learning page.
Remote language courses for adults and for teenagers from age 15.
At which level ?
From A2 level.
A0 - Real Beginner: You has never learnt anything in the target language, even if you know a dozen words.
A1 - False Beginner: You know between 50 and 100 words in the target language. You use stereotyped sentences like: "What time is it?".
A2 - Lower Intermediate: You can have a short conversation with simple sentences over well-known subjects, often in the present. Orally, you understand simple sentences in relation with well-known subjects.
B1 - Intermediate: You can have a conversation with complex sentences (subclauses) in the present, the past and the future. You understand complete texts relating to well-known subjects (good passive knowledge). You write elaborate texts. Grammar is still approximate. You lack vocabulary in some daily topics.
B2 - Advanced Intermediate : At this professional level you can present your company, handle diffcult questions, deal with simple negotiation. You have good oral and written proficiency. Grammar is globally mastered but not all the rules are used spontaneously. You have difficulty using idioms. You still lack precise vocabulary.
C1 - Advanced : You have a good command of the language. Generally the grammar is actively mastered. You are able to negotiate and manage difficult situations. You still lack very precise vocabulary and idioms. The target language does not sound completely like a native one yet.
C2 - Very Advanced : You have a very good command of the language, close to bilingualism. Very precise vocabulary and adequate idioms are sometimes missing to communicate freely and use a metaphorical language.
What language skills can you improve with this program?
- Overcoming the fear of speaking to a remote speaker on the telephone or via a webcam
- Improving listening comprehension
- Training the ears for sound restrictions linked to technology
- Developing fluency and oral spontaneity
When combined with an e-learning program, the skills improved are specific and can be found on the blended e-learning page.