Whether it’s for boosting your career credentials or personal enrichment, learning a foreign language is a substantial investment you can make for yourself. Learning a foreign language is also an opportune time to gain new skills and immerse in the cultures you want to explore in your future travels.
But while there are many language learning apps and software to choose from, nothing beats learning in a classroom setting. Language instructors who are well-versed in their native tongue and their students’ language can quickly provide honest feedback.
We’ve gathered a list of the foreign languages you can learn online from The Study by Enderun Colleges for your convenience.
According to the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, French is the second most widely learned foreign language after English. It’s also the international language of cooking, fashion, theater, the visual arts, dance, and architecture. Savor the language of Victor Hugo, Moliere, Edith Piaf, and Jean-Paul Sartre by learning French. Learn the beautiful, rich, and melodious French language—the language of love—by enrolling in an online French for Beginners program offered only on KKday.
Order at a Japanese restaurant without relying on photos and menu descriptions. Understand your favorite anime and games without reading subtitles. Explore the cities of Japan without an English-speaking tour guide. Book the online Japanese for Beginners program through KKday and learn essential Japanese pronunciation, build simple sentences, and talk about food and drinks.
South Korea is among the largest exporters of pop culture worldwide, right alongside the United States. Learn Korean and immerse in K-pop, K-dramas, and Korean cuisine firsthand without using English translations. Unlock business opportunities with South Korean business giants such as Samsung, Hyundai, Kia, and LG. Book the online Korean for Beginners program through KKday and learn how to introduce yourself to your Oppa and talk about family and hobbies.
Mandarin gets a reputation for being difficult to learn. But despite this widely held belief, millions of people are studying Mandarin as a second language. After all, Mandarin is the most commonly spoken language in the world. Learn Mandarin in as little as four weeks, and you can converse with billions of Chinese-speaking people across the globe. Get around China and Taiwan with ease by booking the online Mandarin for Beginners program through KKday.
Particularly for Filipinos who know Tagalog and English, Spanish is among the easiest languages you can learn. A look into Filipino vocabulary reveals a lot of Spanish-sounding words. More importantly, learning Spanish opens the doors for looking back into our colonizers’ influence on Filipino culture. By learning Spanish, you can improve your knowledge and understanding of Philippine history, Filipino, and regional dialects such as Cebuano and Chavacano. Gain a greater appreciation for our Spanish colonial past by signing up for the online Spanish for Beginners program offered by The Study by Enderun College, available only on KKday.
Words by Carla Martinez-Tensuan
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