GCU offers admissions to eight language courses
The University of Government College (GCU) Lahore offers admissions to students in eight foreign and national language courses including French, German, Chinese and Turkish.
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Asghar Zaidi said that in European countries students often take a gap year and spend an entire year taking a mix of language and cultural courses to improve their life skills. , but unfortunately in Pakistan, students who got a gap year due to extra exams or other reasons, were unable to engage in productive activities, mainly due to a lack of opportunities .
The Vice Chancellor said the Communication Language Skills courses have been specifically designed to focus on refining students’ communication ability with emphasis on listening, speaking, reading skills and writing. He added that these courses would be delivered through lectures, group discussions, in-depth writing activities, simulations, audio-visual aids and student presentations.
Professor Dr Zaidi said classes were scheduled in the evenings, so regular university students and professionals from different fields could also join. The Vice-Chancellor said that the fees for these three-month language courses were kept at a very nominal level, i.e. between Rs 5,000 and Rs 15,000 per language course, so that the maximum d students can benefit from it.
The last date to apply for admission to the GCU Language Communication Skills courses is August 10, 2022, while classes would start immediately after the August 14 holiday.