Language Courses

Berlitz has been educating the world for 140 years.

Berlitz has been educating the world for 140 years

Berlitz offers language lessons in more than 50 languages, including English, Spanish, German, French, Japanese,  Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Portuguese, Russian and Arabic. When the Berlitz Method was introduced more than 140 years ago, it changed the way language was taught. Since then, millions of men and women the world over have learned to speak new languages through this conversational teaching style. Based on listening and speaking, it is the most natural way to learn a language. Today, the Berlitz Method is the standard by which language learning is measured.

What is the Berlitz Method?
When you study with Berlitz, you learn a new language the same way you learned your native language—naturally. Our highly effective, conversational style of instruction immerses you in your new language and makes learning fast and easy. Our instructors are native-fluent speakers who focus on the practical grammar and vocabulary you’ll use in real-life situations.

Why choose Berlitz?
Because it’s personalized language learning that works! We place the focus where it belongs – on you. Our highly trained, native-fluent instructors are dedicated to your success and will always consider your personal learning style, interests, and goals.

Frequently Asked Questions

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You will study on our state-of-the-art online platform that provides a high level of tutor and student interaction both in online classes and discussion forums. Programme content is a dynamic mix of rich, engaging case studies, videos, multi-media tools and access to the extensive library and research resources.

One evening per week you will share real life case studies and learn from the experience of your tutor and fellow students (15 per group) in a 1-hour online class.

These online classes provide a highly interactive environment to discuss the practical application of specific programme content and provide you with practical insights from leading experts to help you deliver better care to your patients. Over the course of the week, further moderated case discussions continue in your online forum for approximately another hour and is followed by a completion of a short reflective journal.

Absolutely. Many of our students completing programmes have not undertaken formal education for some years due to busy clinical commitments nor are they particularly good with technology. The key to success is understanding how much time you will be able to commit to your studies and mapping out a weekly study plan. The rest is easy. Our mentor, tutors and support staff will be with you every step of the way to maximise your experience and ensure success. 

The average commitment from students is in the region of 10 – 15 hours per week on a postgraduate diploma or 3 – 4 hours per week on a short programme. Aside from the scheduled online class, the remainder of learning can take place at a time that fits around your busy clinical schedule.

Yes. The programme content is built for mobile and works seamlessly across all Apple and Android devices.

Each postgraduate diploma has a blend of continuous assessments throughout modules and end-of-semester exams. There are generally two exams per year and a continuous assessment submission at the end of each module.

There are no summative assessment for the iheed short programmes, however, to obtain a certificate of completion/CME points, participants will be required to complete in-course quizzes and the reflective exercise at the end of course.

iheed has an extremely supportive mentor network. Each student is assigned a Mentor who understands the challenges of part-time education and busy clinical practice. If you find you are struggling, seek advice from your Mentor who will outline the range of supports available to ensure your success.

We pride ourselves on providing outstanding student support. Our Student Support team are available to respond to all student queries. You can contact them, as well as your Tutor, Mentor and the Programme Support team, via messaging, email or phone.

The programmes are offered in English only. The porogramme content, assessments and exams require students to construct coherent arguments in English. Therefore, students need to have oral and written fluency in English. Students must demonstrate and IELTS of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band or alternatively prove that their former education was conducted via the medium of English.

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