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Virtual reality is now part of the language training for more and more Regina Coeli students. VR glasses allow them to enter a virtual world while they continue to communicate with their trainer. Of the students who used VR in the past quarter, 75.9% were either satisfied or very satisfied with it.
Many people who learn foreign languages would like to sound like native speakers. But even when you exclusively speak the new language for years, you can still end up with a noticeable accent. How can you work on proper pronunciation from the start? We spoke about this with Yvonne Tupker, a speech therapist and Dutch language trainer at Regina Coeli.
Last year, Regina Coeli started offering language training at weekends. In fact, they have been so popular that we will be open fourteen weekends in 2019. People who took part in the Language Weekends in 2018 were incredibly enthusiastic about their experiences. They gave weekends an average score of 9.4.
How frequently do you need to write emails in Spanish? If that is not something you do regularly, here are a few helpful tips and standard phrases to give you a quick boost.
Every year, more than one quarter of the world’s population will celebrate the Chinese New Year (new is “Xin”; year is “Nián” in Mandarin pinyin). Chinese New Year -also known as the Spring Festival- is celebrated on the second new moon after the Winter Solstice and can fall anywhere between late January and the middle of February. New Year festivities traditionally start on the first day of the month and continue until the fifteenth, when the moon is brightest.
Expats in and around Eindhoven who would like to improve their knowledge of Dutch will be able to take Dutch courses on the High Tech Campus in the coming months. Language Institute Regina Coeli is delivering the small-group courses for three different skill levels.