Since 1950, the Language Workshop has enabled thousands of students and professionals to intensively study languages critical to academic research, economic development, human rights, diplomacy, national security, cultural exchange, scientific advancement, and other global issues.
Go beyond the classroom to engage with language and culture through clubs, cooking demonstrations, conversation tables, research groups, music, dance, film nights, and more. Network with other language professionals through career events, guest speakers, and alumni presentations. Study in small classes with highly qualified instructors from around the globe.
The Language Workshop is one of the most affordable programs of its kind in the country and undergraduate and graduate funding is also available.
ABOUT THE LANGUAGE WORKSHOP
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Hi! I'm Megan and I'm here to tell you about one
of the most challenging things I've ever done;
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but also one of the most rewarding. I'm talking
about the Language Workshop at Indiana University.
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The Language Workshop is one of the best ways
there is to learn a language and experience its culture.
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I studied Mandarin at the Workshop and I
learned to play mahjong made lasting friends and
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drastically improved my Chinese. You can too; and
by you I mean everyone, from high school students
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to lifelong Learners. The Workshop is open to
everyone 16 and older. Now don't be fooled by the name.
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When the Language Workshop started in
1951, it really was a workshop. It was a short
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program teaching a handful of students. Today
the Workshop teaches almost 30 languages to
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300 students annually. More than 10,000 students
have used the Workshop to gain critical language
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skills enrich their world views and gain
unique stories to share during interviews.
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But despite all that, it's still called a
workshop. The Workshop is kind of a big deal.
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It's one of the best ways to learn world languages
and to experience world cultures in the United States.
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For two months you will dedicate yourself
to learning your language, focusing and honing
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your skills daily. In the end you will achieve
language proficiency levels you wouldn't believe.
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Today's Workshop is really three programs in one.
First, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian are in-person
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immersion programs where students live and breathe
the language and culture for two intensive months.
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Come and spend your summer at Indiana University,
one of the most beautiful campuses in the country.
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Click here to learn about the immersion program.
Second, there is the unique Hungarian program
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that combines online study and study abroad
in Budapest. From your couch to across the Atlantic
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you can develop Hungarian language
skills and cultural understanding quickly,
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in-depth and firsthand. Click here to learn about
the online plus overseas program for Hungarian.
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Finally, from the comfort of your home you can
choose from all these languages for a fully online intensive experience.
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Click here to learn about the online program.
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I went from Novice Mid to Intermediate High
proficiency at the Workshop and
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the program helped me gain confidence in myself and
my ability to learn. It can help you too.
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Visit us at languageworkshop.indiana.edu to
begin your language learning Journey today.