Language Center

"The limits of my language mean the limits of my world"

- Ludwig Wittgenstein - 

Language Cafe and Buddy System

Are you interested in foreign languages? Do you want to learn all about other countries and cultures in an informal way? Are you planning on studying abroad? Or maybe you are an exchange student who wants to meet Dutch students and learn their language? This is your chance!

Language Cafe

Regularly there will be a Language Cafes. For every language there are native speakers present (English, German, Dutch, French, Spanish, Chinese, Italian and Portuguese). They can't wait to tell you all about their language, country and culture. The Language Café is a perfect opportunity to practice your language skills or just meet new and interesting people! For students and staff.

When and where in 2020

The Language Cafe will be held in the Atrium of the Academia building, 16:30 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 10 March 2020 (Cancelled)
  • Thursday 16 April 2020 (Cancelled)
  • Wednesday 13 May 2020 (Cancelled)
  • Monday 1 June 2020 (Cancelled)

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Besides the Language Cafe, we also have a buddy system. Would you like to speak a language even better? Maybe you don’t have the time to take one of our courses. Perhaps you want to complement the skills you learned during a course. This is the perfect way for you to get better. The buddy system works by matching you to someone you can practice with. For example, maybe you speak English but you want to improve your German. You will then be matched with someone who speaks German, and who wants to improve their English. This will enable you to informally practice your speaking skills!

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