Learn Language

Command over the language of the destination country can prove to be the most valuable asset during your stay there.You can save yourself time and trouble of depending on a local person or online tools for translation.  You can easily converse with the locals, supermarket and government offices in their language. You can also understand all the written communication that comes your way. Local language knowledge comes especially handy when you apply for a part-time or full-time job. Employers tend to give more preference to candidates who can read, write and speak the local language. If nothing else, you can easily take up the job of a translator or a language instructor to earn extra pocket money while studying!


Languages In Europe

Many universities tend to offer their programs or courses in local and/or English language. Some EU countries require proof of basic language proficiency as a norm for student visa application. So, you might have to appear for a language proficiency test.Even if it is not a visa requirement, it is advisable to have a language proficiency certificate on your hand so that you can use it to your leverage as the need may arise. The level of the test will vary as per the requirement of your course, visa or academic/career goals.  Do note that these tests have a certain validity period. So, you might want to consider that factor too, depending on the duration of your stay abroad.

You can easily master the basics of a language in 45 days. You can enrol in online courses or even language institutes. We have compiled our recommended language institutes/tutors based on your location and country. Link

    You can take any of thesefour German (Deutsch) language exams:

    Zertifikat Deutsch tests your competency in speaking Deutsch.

    TestDaF assesses your Deutsch competency in listening, reading comprehension, written production and oral production. This is an important test if you are seeking admission toa university where the medium of instruction is non-English.

    DSH has almost a similar pattern as TestDaF and recommended if the medium of instruction is non-English in the German university. However, the format of the exam differs from one university to another. It is conducted only at German universities.

    TELC tests your Deutsch competency in reading comprehension and language elements, writing, listening and speaking.

    You can appear for any of these five types of French language exams:

    DELF tests your French competency in listening, reading, writing and speaking.

    TCF assesses your French competency on three mandatory elements– reading comprehension, use of language structures and listening comprehension. You can also appear for optional elements such as spoken expression and written expression.

    TEF evaluates your French competency through multiple-choice questions (oral comprehension, written comprehension, vocabulary and structure) and open-ended modules (written expression and oral expression).

    TFI measures your French proficiency through multiple choice questions on reading and listening.

    TCF DAP tests your French competency on reading comprehension, use of language structures and listening comprehension.

    You can appear for any of these three Spanish language tests:

    DELE tests your Spanish proficiency through reading comprehension, writing expression and interaction, listening comprehension and oral expression and interaction.

    CELU measures your Spanish proficiency on oral (reading, listening and speaking) and written (reading, listening and writing) tests.

    SIELE evaluates your Spanish proficiency in reading comprehension, listening comprehension, written expression and interaction and spoken expression and interaction. You also have an option to appear for individual sections of the exam.

    You can appear for any of these five types of Italian language exams:

    CELI evaluates your Italian proficiency in listening, reading, writing, conversation and oral text analysis.

    PLIDA test comprises four sections – oral comprehension, reading comprehension, speaking and writing.

    IT assesses your Italian competency on listening, reading, writing, speaking, face-to-face communication, composition and uses and forms of Italian language, depending on the level you are appearing for.

    CNaVT is the official international exam for Dutch language proficiency test. It has five different levels of exams – you can choose the one that suits your requirement. The test comprises three parts – listening, reading and writing and face-to-face communication.

    You have to appear for the CCE test which tests your written and oral proficiency in the Czech language. It has three levels – basic user, independent user and proficient user.


Search Language Institute