Language learning in the UAEUpdated on August 6, 2014 // Created on April 1, 2014
What language courses are available in the UAE?
There are many Language courses available in the UAE, possibly even over 100 different languages. At Laimoon you can find courses in:
- English including Business English and English proficiency tests
All of these are available in the UAE and many can be studied online as well.
Key Facts for language learning in the UAE:
|Estimated Number of Language providers in UAE||50+|
|Certification Details||Most language courses do not come with an ‘official certificate’ although often a ‘certificate of completion’ is offered. However, some courses such as IELTS, Pearson, TOEFL etc do carry recognized certificates which can be used to prove your language abilities.|
|Intake||Language courses are incredibly popular in the UAE, with hundreds taking place every day. It will be very easy for you to find a course starting within a week or so in the language you wish to acquire.|
|Levels||Language courses usually run in levels from beginner, to intermediate to advanced and even up to fluency.|
|Specialisms||As well as the general reading, writing, listening and speaking combined courses. There is also specialist language courses designed to meet a specific need such as English for law, spoken Arabic or written Mandarin. Not all of these will be frequently available in the UAE however, specialist Language centers do run specialist courses a couple of times each year according to demand.|
|Price Range||Typically these courses will cost between AED 700 and AED 1500 per level. Some of the proficiency tests such as IELTS increase to AED 2500 for the full preparation course.|
|Duration||The qualification typically takes 1-2 months over weekends or evenings. There are also some very intensive courses that frequently become availabe during the summer season.|
For those looking for guidance on the value of language learning, the skills and benefits that can be gained and recommendations on which Languages to learn, please take a look at our related article on our blog.
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