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Fantastic language courses and where to find them

  • Published at 03:40 pm February 20th, 2017
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Fantastic language courses and where to find them
It will also help you to make new connections and give your brain a cognitive boost. There are good reasons to start learning a new language, but often we make excuses and avoid taking the necessary step to find an institution to start learning. Here are some of the language centres you can find near your house inside Dhaka:

International Mother Language Institute (IMLI)

IMLI work to promote and expand the Bangla language locally and internationally through academic and public programs. It also works for the conservation of indigenous languages and research on languages. Address: 1/ka Segun Bagicha, Dhaka 1000 Phone: 02-8391052 Email: [email protected] Website: www.imli.gov.bd/

Institute of Modern Languages

At present the Institute offers 1-year non-degree courses (120 hours each course) on Bangla (only for foreigners), Arabic, Chinese, Korean, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Persian, Russian, Spanish and Turkish language courses. In addition to the above courses, MPhil and PhD programs and 18-months MA in ELT are also available at the Institute. Besides, short courses on various languages are offered. A library and 5 language labs are available at the Institute. Address: Office of the Registrar, Administrative Building, 2nd Floor, University of Dhaka. Phone: 02-9670531/4020 Email: [email protected] Website: www.du.ac.bd/academic/department_item/IML

German Language School, Dhaka

German Language School offers courses for developing skills in the German and English languages. The courses are specially designed for the students who wants to migrate abroad for higher studies. Address: House 35/A, Road 9/A, Dhanmondi R/A, Dhaka 1209 Phone: 01617099770 Email: [email protected] Website: www.waisbd.com

Goethe-Institute Bangladesh

The Goethe-Institute is one of the most renowned institutions for learning German. It offers a range of courses aiming to teach German successfully for day-to-day or leisure use, as well as professional or study purposes. The contents of these courses are based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR). Address: House 13, Road 8, Dhanmondi R/A, Dhaka 1209 Phone: 02-9126525 Email: [email protected] Website: www.goethe.de/Dhaka

Wings Learning Centre

WLC is one of the Bangladesh's oldest language training institutions and IDP's IELTS test center. Since it's inception, WINGS has helped students to learn English and continue their studies at many universities globally. Address: House 55, Road 4/A, Dhanmondi, Dhaka 1209 Phone: 02-9660392, 58615425 Email: [email protected] Website: www.wings.com.bd

Language Proficiency Center

LPC is a private language institute which was set up as a private charity for teaching English language to students and professionals from economically challenged and socially disadvantaged backgrounds. Address: 2nd, 3rd, 4th floor, Arma Shaily Apartment, House 79/1, Matir Ghar Golly, link Road Badda, Dhaka 1212 Phone: 02-9857305, 02-9890004 Email: [email protected] Website: www.ipcbd.org

Japanese Universities Alumni Association in Bangladesh

Japanese is an important language in today's world. This language center is supported by the Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh and The Japan Foundation, Tokyo, Japan. One of the great advantages here is that the institution has native teachers from Japan. Address: 26, Indira road, 2nd floor, Suvastu Chirontoni Chirontoni Tower, India Road, Dhaka 1215 Phone: 02-9145288 Email: [email protected] Website: www.juaab-bd.org

Alliance Française de Dhaka

Every year more than 6000 students learn French at Alliance Française de Dhaka. About 2500 students enroll for workshop courses. The courses for French as a foreign language conform to the CEFR. Alliance Française de Dhaka organises 4 sessions of French courses every year. Each session has a duration of 3 months. Address: Alliance Française de Dhaka, 26 Mirpur Road, (Corner of Road 3), Dhanmomdi, Dhaka 1205, GPO Box 405 Phone: 02-9675249 Email: [email protected] Website: www.afdhaka.org/