Language Courses

Multilingualism/Bilingualism as a comparison between cultures.

The Teacher’s Team of  “The Bilingual Academic Center  – Bilang CENTRE ” – training section of  AIST Onlus  – supports comparison between different  cultures , using their experience and expertise to  promote intercultural dialogue and to encourage multiculturalism and mutual understanding for the future sustainability . Language learning facilitates communication between people and countries, as well as encouraging cross-border mobility and the integration of migrants.

Therefore “Bilang Centre” provides a wide range of courses designed to fit different student needs. Whether you need to improve your language skills for academic, business or social reasons, you can find the right solution here. Whatever your needs and goals are, Bilang centre can help you get there.

Our language courses are : L2 Italian , English, French, German , Arabic, Russian

“I Speak English”  The course is designed for  pupils of primary school (Angera, Ispra, Novara).  There are 15 lessons of 45 minutes per week in the period October- January .All activities – songs, games, handicrafts, small skits – are aimed at children 6-10 years old.  The lessons are held by mother tongue teachers

“The Theatre Lab” or “English You Learn Playing The course is designed  for pupils of primary schools (Ispra, Angera, Novara) There are  15 lessons of 45 minutes in the period from February to May. The goals: to enhance expressive skills in English and promote the development of creative and expressive potential of the personality, to discover  parts of the self”, that  are often silenced, as important resources.

“Ready For Cambridge- the course is aimed at teens and young adults who want to improve their English skills. The teachers prepare the students to reach the  level B1 and B2. Classroom activities carried out by the staff of mother tongue teachers and qualified Italian. They  promote the development of all four language skills - listening and comprehension (45 min / week); writing and reading (90 min. / week) - with a focus on speaking  (30 min / week). Finally, the Bilingual Academic Center offers the opportunity to reach the levels B1 and B2 of the English language through preparatory courses for language certifications (KET, PET and FCE). Total 30 weeks.

 “English for  Employment, Study and Life”24 lessons from 90 minutes per week, performed by  mother tongue /bilingual English teachers possessing specific training.Whether you need to improve your language skills for academic, business or social reasons, you can find the right solution here. You might need to improve your language skills for professional reasons, you might wish to travel or move overseas.

English courses for adults (general, business, culture) individual or group  lessons are structured to fit different student needsThe modules always includeStructured Grammar Training”of 45 minutes per week, because it is essential in order to master a language.

Le Français Est Magnifique”-mini project 15/30 lessons of 45 minutes per week for kids and teens conducted by mother tongue teacher. Students learn French through games and interactive workshops. Songs, games, stories and sketches are an integral part of the program which is designed  for learning the French language in natural and spontaneous way.

 Lire et Ecrire Comprendre-mini project of 15 lessons from 45/60 minutes for students from 15 years old  to 18 years old, carried out by French mother tongue teachers in the possession of specific qualifications. All activities- vocabulary,structures, grammar, reading and comprehension-are used in order to prepare  for the first international certifications.

 “Prêt pour le Certificat de Français, le DELF”- the course is aimed at teens and young adults who want to improve their French skills. The teachers prepare the students to reach the  level B1 and B2. Classroom activities carried out by the mother tongue teacher. The course  promotes the development of all four language skills - listening and comprehension (45 min / week); writing and reading (90 min. / week) - with a focus on speaking  (30 min / week). Finally, the Bilingual Academic Center offers the opportunity to reach the levels B1 and B2 of the French language through preparatory courses for language certifications (DELF e DALF). Total 30 weeks.

“Deutsch Für Kinder “ 15/30 lessons of 45 minutes per week to children aged 6 to 10 years old, conducted by German native teacher. Learning the basic structures of the German language in the atmosphere of fun and role playing. PROGRAM: Introduce Yourself say hello and ask the origin, family, colors and numbers, hours and phone numbers, birthday, food and drink, animals, hobbies, games to develop vocabulary. Duration: 1°circle Basic level October-January;  2°Circle Elementary level February-May.

Lesen, Schreiben und Verstehen-mini project 15/30 lessons of 60/90 minutes per week for students from 11 years old to 18 years old, taught by native German bilingual teacher in the possession of specific qualifications. All activities - vocabulary, structures grammar, reading and comprehension - are used in order to prepare  for the first international certifications.

 “Certification at Goethe Institut-The course is aimed at students who want to increase their skills in the German language. The German mother tongue teachers prepare the students to reach the level A1, A2, B1 and B2. All four language skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing - are important to master  a communication.

 Arabic forKids-Mini Project 15/30 lessons of 45/60 min per week for kids and held by mother tongue  teachers.

“Learn Arabic”  The course is aimed at those who have no knowledge of Arabic or who, despite having already learned some basic concepts, they are neither able to easily distinguish Arabic letters nor – most importantly – to pronounce its sounds acceptably (therefore it is of those who “know the alphabet” but little more than that). Our Arabic lessons are customized to meet a variety of needs: religious, business, travel, daily life, and so on. Our Arabic teachers are professionals and experienced in helping individuals belongs to different backgrounds and age groups. Our teachers  guarantee that you will get the best experience in learning Arabic.

“Russian Language course” Our Russian language courses are designed to develop the skills of listening, reading and communication supplemented by appropriate cultural knowledge. The course of Russianis structured on three different levels elementary, intermediate and advanced, which include specific activities such as phonetics, morphology, verbal aspect, verbs of motion, syntax, oral and written communication, reading and comprehension.

 “Preparatory Russian language course for kids” –  the course lasts 30 weeks, 4 lessons per week for 30 minutes: alphabet, logic, music /singing and creative workshop. The aim of these courses is to let the children learn the Russian language and culture, so that they developlanguage skills in the context of bilingualism. The teaching method is based on fun and creative activities so that the child can learn while having fun.