LEARNING A NEW LANGUAGE

You want to learn a new language?

Here we have collected a few ways in which you can achieve this:

The language courses offered at the individual faculties

All locations offer language courses at reasonable prices and the registration deadline is always at the beginning of the semester. From English, Spanish, Korean and Japanese to sign language and German, you’ll find everything your heart desires. And if YOUR favourite language is not being taught, get in touch with the people in charge – they might be able to offer Italian, Arabic or Russian next semester! Tip: Keep an eye out for emails and check the registration deadlines in February/March and September/October, where you can usually find all the details about registration!

Using the internet

The language you want to learn is not available in your area? Then why not use the big WWW to further your education? On the “tandem” platform you will find like-minded people with whom you can exchange ideas.

Free apps like Duolingo

Each lesson includes speaking, listening, translation and selection exercises. For German-speaking users, the app offers English, Spanish, French and Italian. If you use it in English, you have access to 30 languages, including Zulu, Klingon, Navajo, Latin, Hebrew, Esperanto, Welsch and Portuguese! Take a look and see which languages are available to you!

Click here to get to the APP!

LeWis learning centre

The LeWis learning centre in the Linz City Library offers a self-study area, books and films for free use. There is also an international learning club, IT and study rooms, language course counselling and a language tandem. Please note that not all services are free of charge – it is better to enquire in advance!

Active learning

Active learning through speaking is the best way to learn languages. If you become a “buddy” at the UAS and help international (exchange) students with their first steps at the UAS, you will also make new friends at the same time! Get in touch with the IO (ideally in December/January or before the summer, but possible at any time) and enquire whether buddies are still being sought!

Do you have another tip on where and how language learning is particularly easy? Tell us: kompass@fh-ooe.at!

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