HBKU TII’s immersive language courses open to everyone from September

Doha – Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) Language Center has launched its fall 2021 language courses for the public. Adults, youth and children can choose from 12 global languages ​​with courses offered between September 19 and December 15. Classes will be delivered online and face-to-face at flexible times.

Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, French, German (in partnership with the Goethe-Institut Gulf Region), Portuguese and Spanish classes are open to all ages. Additionally, adults can choose between Italian, Russian, Turkish, Japanese, English and Korean. Classes start at the beginner stage and progress to more advanced levels. For students with prior knowledge, language center staff can help determine an appropriate starting point.

The Language Center is based at the Translation and Interpretation Institute (TII), which is part of HBKU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS). Qualified language professionals follow the latest methodologies, using a variety of technology-enhanced formats and learning styles that focus on developing speaking, listening, reading and speaking skills. ‘writing. The program is communication-focused and students are taught entirely in a foreign language, ensuring that all lessons are an immersive and enriching cultural experience.

The courses offered by the Center continue its mission to provide world-class foreign language education that enables learners to acquire a new language within its cultural context.

Dr. Nima Nazari, Director of TII’s Language Center, HBKU, said: “Whatever your reason for learning a new language, for family reasons, travel or work, to chat online or just to challenge yourself, our language courses will give you the skills to start communicating. Our courses have helped learners master the language while enjoying the culture and traditions attached to it. We are pleased to offer classes on campus and continue our online delivery during the fall semester, and we encourage everyone to embark on a fulfilling language journey.

Language course registration details are available at www.tii.qa/lc. Closing of registrations on September 16.

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Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), was founded in 2010 as a research-intensive university that acts as a catalyst of transformative change in Qatar and the region while having global impact. Located in Education City, HBKU is committed to strengthening and cultivating human capabilities through an enriching academic experience, an innovative ecosystem, and unique partnerships. HBKU offers multidisciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs in its colleges and offers research and scholarship opportunities in its institutes and centers. For more information about HBKU, visit www.hbku.edu.qa.

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Sylvester L. Goldfarb